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The Herons Rest Boutique Bed & Breakfast

16a The Longwalk, | City Centre,, Galway, Ireland
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Ranked #10 of 187 Galway B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were great and very helpful, breakfast is amazing, location is very central to Spanish Arch. Parking is an issue and communication from staff re discounted parking was non existant so had to pay an extra 45 euros to park up the road in multi story parking facility. Rooms are quite small and considering it was the absolute end... More

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Sherburne, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We decided to stay at this B&B from previous TripAdvisor reviews, and we were not disappointed. The property was beautiful, right on the water. We walked from the train station (approximately a 10 minute walk). Aine greeted us, got us checked in, and gave us a great recommendation for dinner. The room was lovely and the view of the water... More

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Grindelwald, Switzerland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This place is quiet, on the river, but right around the corner from all the action. Small but well furnished room. The staff could not have been more professional and friendly. Small thoughtful touches, such as binoculars in the room, bottled water.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Lovely nights rest here at the Heron's Rest, I wish I could have stayed longer, Beautiful view, lovely room. Delicious breakfast. I had the porridge with almonds and Baileys nice selection of cheeses and baked goodies as well. The location was great, short walk to the pubs, but quiet. Hope to return soon!

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Raymond, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

A beautiful view and amazing location! We found this B&B here on trip advisor and the reviews and location convinced us to make the reservation. We were delighted with the room and overall experience. The breakfast was lovely and on our second day that we had to leave early for a flight, Siorcha made us a tasty and healthy breakfast... More

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Sunnyside, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We stayed just one night at the Heron's Rest for our first night in Ireland. Just an hour's ride away from Shannon, we were a little early, but were welcomed warmly. Our room was the double en-suite on the 2nd storey. It had a great view of the bay and we could watch the swans and gulls for hours. But... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Last month, we spent a delightful 3 days at the Heron’s Rest, Bed and Breakfast in Galway. It succeeds in many ways and was our favorite place we stayed at on this vacation. The location is perfect, a short 5 minute walk to all the shops, restaurants, pubs and street fare. About a 15 minute walk to the bus and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

What a great location! The views from the room were so beautiful, and the B&B provides binoculars so that the views can be truly enjoyed. The peaceful location makes you feel far away from the city center, but it is just a short walk to all the restaurants and pubs. It is really the best location. The breakfast spread was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This is a really lovely B&B in a beautiful location. Perfect for a short stay. The best bit is being woken up by the smell of fresh bread and muffins wafting up the stairs from the kitchen. The breakfast table is laid out with the most amazing feast and hot breakfasts are cooked to perfection. Cannot recommend this place highly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We found this to be an extremely welcoming and impeccably run B&B in an excellent location -- a short walk from Galway's heavily touristed Latin Quarter, but out of the bustle. The location along the Long Walk along an arm of Galway Bay lets you birdwatch from your window. My wife and I, well into our 60s, had no difficulty... More

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Address: 16a The Longwalk, | City Centre,, Galway, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 2
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