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47 Devon Park, Galway, Ireland
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Ranked #6 of 187 Galway B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The spent one night a Devondell and enjoyed very much. Berna, the owner, was very nice and helpful. The place is very clean and comfortable. It is very close to the Salthill promenade where there are plenty restaurants and not far from Galway city center.

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Paris, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed staying at Devondell. Berna was very welcoming, offering us tea or coffee upon arrival. She even offered to drive us to the city center in order to avoid us taking our car. The breakfast was fabulous. The bed was comfortable. Thank you Berna!

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely house and the double ensuite room was the most homely we have come across so far. Berna was very welcoming and only too happy to help with trip and restaurant recommendations. Her cooking was outstanding, from the delicious scones and cakes through to the sophisticated breakfasts. The walk into town was only around 15-20mins. Easily one of the best... More

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Vancouver, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved our stay at Devondell. As many have stated, Berna is a consummate hostess, and it shows in her delightful manner and in the elegant, yet whimsical decor. Berna welcomed us on our arrival, serving us tea and a delicious assortment of scones and sweets. Though we easily could have walked, she insisted on driving us into town after... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

What can I say? When you book into B and B's you're not quite sure what you will end up with. I am so thrilled we booked with Berna. She is lovely, kind, has a great sense of humour and has a passion for what she does. her place is located within walking distance to both Lower Salthill and Galway... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

My three daughters and I stayed at Devondell for one night in late September, 2013. We were warmly welcomed by our hostess, Berna Kelly, and were immediately charmed by her easy laugh and delightful sense of humor! After getting us settled in our three rooms (one double and two singles), Berna drove us to the edge of Galway City –... More

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Melbourne, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

There is little I can add to the glowing tributes of previous TA contributors. Berna had emailed me months before saying "not to expect anything too special". She is simply too modest. The accommodation was comfortable and met all our needs. As others comment, it is the other bits that make this B&B a must if you are staying in... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
21 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Staying at Devondell was like visiting family. Berna is a gracious host, and gave us candid advice on attractions and restaurants. The room was comfortable - the only iffy part was the shower, because the water was difficult to control and the water pressure was weak. The hotel is a bit of a hike into the city center of Galway,... More

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BernaGalway, Owner at Devondell, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed your stay but regret the issues you encountered with the shower. It may have been due to random intermittent works on nearby water mains during the summer. These works have since been completed and everything is back to normal. Every good wish, Berna More

Toronto, Ontario
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
20 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Wow, what can we say about this B&B and Berna, except that our 3 day stay with her made it so very special for us. Berna treated us like family from the minute we walked into her beautiful B&B. She told us where to go, what to see and how to get around. Berna is a very beautiful person, her... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Our party of four stayed with Berna in early September for 2 nights. After an excellent dinner recommendation from Berna on our way into Galway, "Morans The Weir" we arrived later than planned. Berna greeted us at the door and after settling into our rooms, calmed us down with a special Irish "treat" as she sat and talked with us... More

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Additional Information about Devondell

Address: 47 Devon Park, Galway, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Devondell Hotel Galway

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