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Ben View House

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Bridge Street, Clifden, Ireland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Portland, Maine
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful B & B in the heart of Downtown. The owners Eileen and Desmond were incredibly gracious and made you feel right at home. The place was spotless, the decor was tasteful and brought you back in time. The breakfast presentation was quite impressive and was delicious!

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Clifden, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Been coming back to Ben View House for ten years now. Always a warm welcome and excellent taking care of everything. The breakfast is the best start of a day. Eileen, Des and Joanna are like family and I miss them when I go back home. We'll be coming back for lots of years to come.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One expects exceptional hospitality in Ireland, but Eileen takes things to a different level. The guests are made to feel very much at home and there is a sense of living in someone's personal living room -because you are... Eileen's attention to detail even extended to reserving a parking spot for our campervan right outside the front door..! Amazing. We'll... More 

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Besancon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were warmly welcomed to this beautiful, historic house in the centre of Clifden. The house, being in the family for three generations, is like a true family home, and the breakfast room is worth a visit in itself, filled with beautiful pieces from the past. Our room was comfortable and the breakfast was excellent. The hosts really went out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

In 20 years of visiting Connemara and more than 7 time in ben view, Eileen (the owner) has surprised me with the new look of the guest house with the beautifull new rooms. superb breakfast !Eileen is a wonderfull person always ready to help you ! Gianluca Quattrini

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Temple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I tripped into this place some years ago--and, I always go back. The beds are comfortable; the hospitality exceptional. Eileen makes the best breakfast I've had in West Ireland. Her only close rival is the Herron's Rest in Galway. Normally, I don't get up for breakfast--just coming in from the pubs at that time. But, I make it a point... More 

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Domodossola, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a precious location in Clifden Connemara County well run by Desmond a nice, affable and pleasant guy. The room was wide and well equipped with ancient and precious furniture as well as the dining room. Delicious pancakes and what a pity that we are not used to English breakfast because we saw plenty of delicacies dishes! Thanks to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eileen is an incredible host, she treated us like old friends, from the moment we asked for a room one evening last summer. We took the last one available, I think the less desirable, upstairs, comfortable but dark and cramped. And with no wifi signal. But our stay was remarkable, the breakfast room has a great atmosphere with other guests,... More 

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Clifden, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Big and light and proper bedrooms, rich breakfast in a nostalgic dining room, decored with much love to details. Near to the center of clifden and only a few kilometer from the connemara national park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed at the Ben View for one night with my family and had a very good experience. The owner was extremely jolly and friendly and was very happy to help. The beds were very comfortable and the room and en-suite were a decent size. And the breakfast was delicious. I had the full Irish which was lovely and my... More 

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