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47 Devon Park, Galway, Ireland
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Ranked #7 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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Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 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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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Fairhope, Alabama
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013 via mobile

Berna was a great hostess. She greeted us with a very cozy sitting room with fire going and offered Irish coffee and tea. She assisted us with dinner plans since we were arriving fairly late. We woke up to a beautiful table set with everything you can imagine for breakfast including cereals, fresh fruits, pastries, baked fruit, yogurt, as well... More

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Long Beach, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

My wife and I stayed with Berna on September 1, 2013. She was a very gracious hostess and gave us great directions and suggestions for our first night in Ireland. We highly recommend staying with Berna. Her breakfast choices went far beyond the traditional Irish breakfast and were excellent. Mike and Kathy Lewis

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Southampton, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Everything everybody said was right. Berna met us at the front door and from then on thoroughly spoilt us. We had tea and biscuits on arrival and were able to help ourselves whenever we wanted. The breakfasts were better than the 5 star hotel we stayed in the night before. They kept us going the whole day. We had 2... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
19 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

There really isnt anything more I can add to what everybody else has been saying about Devondell, it is an absolutely perfect B&B and Berna is the best. We were in Galway for a family wedding and the five of us were the only ones staying at the time, Berna made us feel so welcome right from the very start... More

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Newcastle, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

Devondell is by far the best B&B that we have stayed in for many years. After a very mediocre introduction to the world of Irish B&Bs, Berna has restored our faith. Berna greeted us warmly and provided a beautiful spread of afternoon tea and biscuits on arrival. We stayed in the 'sunflower' room which is beautifully decorated, clean, spacious and... More

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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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