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Dolphin Beach House

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Lower Sky Road, Clifden, Ireland
Dolphin Beach House
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived late after a long day of driving to this beautiful gem of a house where we were greeted warmly by Clodagh who made sure we were ensconced quickly into our lovely rooms and with several restaurant recommendations for dinner in town. It wasn't until the next morning that the true beauty of the location was revealed to us -... More 

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Danville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

I cannot say enough good things about my stay at Dolphin Beach House. The room was so tastefully furnished and the bed was just heaven. Clodagh is a wonderful host. The food is excellent and the house has a wonderful warm and friendly atmosphere. I walked to the beach through their gardens, sat outside and enjoyed the breathtaking views and... More 

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We had an exciting and beautiful drive along the Wild Atlantic Way and then stayed the night at one of the most beautiful places on Earth. We were greeted with tea, coffee and cookies while we settled in. The upstairs room was cozy and the view fantastic. We spent the rest of the afternoon walking about the grounds and beach.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

My girl friend (at the time, now my fiance) and I fell deeper in love during our stay at Dolphin Beach House. We stayed in the room with the sliding doors opening to the garden view of the water. Claughda was the hostess of hostesses. She suggested a 5 mile loop run from Lower Sky to Upper Sky Rd. It... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Our stay at Dolphin Beach House was short but delightful! The room was well appointed and our view was enchanting. The food was delicious and the service friendly. Only regret was not having more time there.

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This place is unique, one of a kind, and wonderful in every way. The food, the atmosphere, the rooms, the view, the unique location, the remoteness - all combine to create a special experience. Perfect for a romantic getaway.

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Flower Mound, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This is a special place, way out of town on the coastline. A bit away from everything, but that is part of the charm. The rooms are clean and comfortable, with the patio looking out over the water. It is a short walk to explore the beach and coastline. Both dinner and breakfast were excellent and we enjoyed the evening... More 

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San Mateo, California
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We spent 3 days at Dolphin Beach. The only "negative" is that it is a ways out of town. But the location is beautiful, the rooms are very comfortable and beautifully furnished, and the people are wonderful. Highly recommended!

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So Cal
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Dolphin Beach House is a gem! Our only regret was not staying longer. Clodagh gave us such a warm welcome with tea and cookies. We were so pleased to meet more of this lovely family and see the new house nearby. And oh that breakfast was amazing, especially while taking in the view of the cove. Our room and bathroom... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is a fantastic find in a lovely part of the world. It's very restful, lovely scenery, the house is very comfortable and sits easily in the landscape. The rooms are good or very good (we saw 3 of them) but some are more luxurious than others. Clodagh and Fearghus are very welcoming in a natural way which makes you... More 

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