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Orchid House Bed & Breakfast

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Fanore, Ireland
Orchid House Bed & Breakfast
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is definitely the best B&B I've ever stayed at. Beautiful house, large and nice rooms and bathrooms, amazing views, delicious breakfast and Jill & Pat are the perfect hosts that will help whenever they can. When we said that wewanted to hike, Jill showed us a couple of routes, lend us a map, etc. I enjoyed every minute there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gill and Pat were more than we could of ever asked for, not only was the place beautiful and the meals delicious, the extras that we received from Gill, like preparing a picnic lunch and helping with booking reservation was exceptional. Pat and Gills friendly conversation and helpful advice were defiantly appreciated . We felt at home right away and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Gill was so nice, warm and welcoming, as was her B&B. The Orchid House is spotlesslessly clean, and well maintained - very comfortable, too. The view of the ocean from our room was beautiful. We were there in very bad weather, so it was nice to come back to Gill's warm little cottage. What a great value! And the breakfasts... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Fanore is 'unspoiled' and unfortunately we only were there 12 hours after a late ferry from the Aran Islands and an early start to make a flight in Shannon. This stretch of coast seems very secluded and deserving of our attention at another time. Seems like it's not a tourist hub and they like that just fine. Orchid House is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I brought my Dad to Ireland and we included a stop in Fanore, and to the Orchid House. Gill and Pat have become our friends, and I look forward to seeing them each time we return as they welcome us into their home. The house is immaculate, Gill's breakfasts are amazing, and the hospitality provided is second to none. My... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Staying at the Orchid House was a beautiful and quaint experience. We woke up to a magnificent view of a beautiful Irish field of sheep and the ocean. The residence was spotless and in addition the service was literally the best I have ever encountered. I highly recommend this bed and breakfast to anyone traveling to Ireland.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This was our first BnB experience in Ireland. Pat and Gil were the kindest hosts. Their lovely home was the perfect location for our evening stay. We checked-in and drove a quick 20 minutes to the Cliffs of Moher, where we stayed for a few hours and enjoyed a beautiful sunset, made our way back to Doolin for supper and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We stayed for one night and my only disappointment is we couldn't stay longer! Gill and Pat were incredibly warm and welcoming hosts, running a wonderful B&B in a perfectly serene location. Fanore is just stunning. We'd spent the day driving from the south up via the Cliffs of Moher, and had been recommended Fanore as a nice place to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Somehow was double-booked at Donour, and owner was gracious enough to guide us to Orchid at the late past-ten o'clock hour. Was welcomed graciously to a large room with twin and double. Very clean with private bath, television, warm shower. Garden view and directly across from the water near Burren. Served a lovely breakfast with potato pancakes. We were directed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The view from the bed room on the ocean is wonderful, the house and yard are very clean, well maintained and beautifully decorated, the breakfast is prepared with love and leaves nothing to be desired, but the highlight of this B&B are definitively the hosts, Gill and Pat. The two warmest people you can imagine, you can´t help falling in... More 

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