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Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Westport Road, Clifden, Ireland
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Ranked #13 of 45 Clifden B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed here for 1 night, a solo traveler and it was a pleasant stay. The room was spacious, clean and warm, the breakfast was good and it was only a 10 min walk to the center. The price was fair and the owners were very friendly. Id stay here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and 3 male colleagues stayed for a long weekend with owners Patrick and Catriona for a retirement celebration.... The food, accommodation, service and cleanliness were brilliant.... We were handy (3 mins) for the town and of course the pubs. With heavy hearts and memories that will live with us forever we had to leave sunny Clifden Town...Well done Buttermilk... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't say enough about our stay here. We were so well-taken care of by Catriona and Patrick. We stayed 7 nights, and didn't want to leave. The room/bed was comfortable, the black out curtains helped us sleep and get rid of our 8 hour jet lag!, the breakfast was amazing every day with choices that were terrific and tasty. This... More

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65 reviews 65 reviews
52 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we arrived we were greeted by one of the owners (presumably Patrick as he didn't introduce himself) whom I thought seemed a little uncomfortable with the process. I suspect this is normally undertaken by his wife! Nevertheless we were given a choice of rooms and offered a cup of tea and fresh home made fruit cake which is always... More

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Destin, Florida
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25 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely B&B and super clean with all the extras! Cathriona O'Toole, the owner and hostess, is an absolute top-notch hostess and is incredibly informative with providing helpful information and useful tips on the area and sites. The B&B has all the amenities and personal touches and little extras are evident in the rooms and throughout the common... More

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Wicklow, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely stay in Buttermilk. Our room was spacious clean & comfortable. Breakfast had great choice.. We opted for the full Irish & it tasted yum. Hosts were very friendly & helpful. Location to Clifden is good with a short walk into town taking the short cut through te lane. Definitely would stay again & recommend to others.

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This super clean place is a great choice when traveling to Clifden. We spent two nights here recently. The Lodge is very well managed by the owners who definitely have a professional attitude about what they do. They are so thorough in providing information, extras in the room and lounge to assist guests. We loved the location--could easily walk into... More

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I can see why Buttermilk lodge won an award. Nice clean rooms with extra's like an ironing board. Breakfast includes a wide choice like salmon and scrambled eggs,pancakes and of course a ful Irish. Homemade bread (delicious!) and several juices (even cranberry). Naturally there is also fresh buttermilk. The living room is always warm and cosy with an open fire... More

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Napier, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We arrived without a reservation and were lucky that there was a room for us. A little disappointed with the lack of hospitality from the man who checked us in, maybe we were spoiled after great experiences elsewhere. Room was lovely, clean and comfy. Good location. A bit pricey compared to other places we have stayed in the region. Breakfast... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Very welcoming from the second I arrived. Nice rooms and a short walk to town. They had menus for the pubs and recommendations for music playing nightly. Any questions they were very helpful. I also took a drive to see their Connemara ponies, which they provided directions for. Great location to explore the area from. Breakfast was delicious and I... More

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Address: Westport Road, Clifden, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Clifden
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse 3*
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A warm, friendly home from home located just 400 metres, 5 mins walk from Clifden centre. Spacious, quality accommodation at affordable prices, WiFi throughout the house. There is a computer with broadband internet access and a printer for guests use. Our extensive breakfast menu offers numerous choices to suit every taste ! Visit our Connemara Ponies and Blackface sheep on our farm nearby.Pat is a qualified walking guide and can help you in planning your walks in the area.Packed Lunches, early breakfasts,laundry service, drying facilities are all available.It's our little extras that ensure return visits ! ... more   less 
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