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Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse

3.0 of 5 Westport Road, Clifden, Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Brentwood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2007

We stayed at buttermilk Lodge on June 8 2007. Unfortunately it was only 1 single night. This is a very clean and comfortable place from the rooms to the sitting room and dining area. Everything is thought of, from chocolates on our pillows to the individual shampoo's and soaps for each of us. (We had 2 adults and a 12... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2007

The Buttermilk Lodge felt warm and cozy the minute we walked in. The drive from Doolin took longer than we expected because of having to go through Galway. Glad we had a GPS - all the roundabouts were enough to drive you crazy. My husband and I stayed at Buttermilk on June 11 and 12. It's within walking distance of... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2007

I booked this guest house as a surprise for my wife. It was for our thirty fifth ( Coral ) wedding anniversary. Connemara has wonderful coral beaches. The reviews I had seen were all extremely complimentary and nothing else in the area came close in my opinion. From the first contact ( which was all done discreetly ) Cathriona took... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2007

We stayed three nights at Buttermilk Lodge and were so impressed with this wonderful B&B. We loved the location. It’s just outside the center of Clifden and a quick walk to all the restaurants, pubs and shops in town. The B&B itself is quiet, lovely and well appointed, with a cozy front room where you can have a cup of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2007

Stayed at the Buttermilk 2 nights in April 2007 and it was a fantastic experience. The room and bathroom were good, the owners made you feel very welcome and best off all: the breakfasts were fantastic. At the Buttermilk I had the best breakfast of my two week holiday in Ireland. There was so much to choose from (daily breakfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2007

Excellent welcome. We felt at home from the first minute on ! Rooms were very nice and clean. Breakfast was terrific. Special thanks from our kids to Ms O'Toole for taking us to the sheep and horses. This is definitely one of the best B&B you can find !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2006

This B&B sets the standard that all others are trying to meet. The hosts have really got it together, from the peat fires in the living room, to fabulous breakfasts, to tastefully appointed rooms. Excellent location, short walk into Clifden town center. The hosts even lent us their private literature to take on a hike/day tour. FANTASTIC!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2006

Our expectation : a wet and windy weekend away with the girls in a guesthouse in the middle of nowhere... The Reality : One of the best guesthouses we have ever stayed in. The hosts Cathriona and Pat went out of their way to welcome us and help us out when/where they could. We also couldn't help but notice all... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2006

This was by far my favorite B&B in Ireland. Catroina, the owner, thought of everything! There was so much attention to detail - from the homemade lemon cake and tea when we arrived to the bath salts and mints on our pillows. This is a beautiful place to stay in a beatiful little town!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2006

We were nervous about spending Christmas away from our family. We need not have been. The O'Tooles at the Buttermilk Lodge were so gracious and kind when we came to their home on Christmas Eve. When we arrived, the outside twinkle lights were aglow, they had a peat fire in the fireplace, lovely tea and snacks and we had our... 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*
Number of rooms: 11
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