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Ben View House

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Bridge Street, Clifden, Ireland
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Ranked #4 of 51 Clifden B&B and Inns
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Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a charming old fashioned type of B&B. The family who runs this place has been in business since the 1920's. Our room had a double bed and a single bed- and we all slept really well and found the mattresses quite comfortable. The bathroom had a nice modern shower with good water pressure. The breakfast is in a... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An old style nice BB in a very good spot in a beautiful friendly village. The fantastic plate of pancakes with fresh fruits for breakfast was great as well as the extraordinary beautiful breakfast room.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We are travelling round Ireland having stayed in 7 B&Bs so far and this was definitely one of our favourites. The breakfast was by far the best we have had of the holiday. The B&B is situated right in the centre and next door to the bike shop where you can hire bikes to cycle round the area. The rooms... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We received a welcome that made us feel as if we were the most important guests Desmond had ever greeted. The decor of the house is fascinating. We slept like tops and finished with a breakfast that was truly second to none!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met the lovely Eileen who runs this superb family heritage guest house. The room was great with beautiful bed linen, perfectly presented. The Irish breakfast was also beautifully presented, the pancakes with strawberries a welcome variation to accompany bacon and eggs. We will be sure to be back to this centrally situated home from home. Thanks Eileen

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here whilst on a cycling tour of the Wild Atlantic Way. Awesome place, centrally located with bike storage and a top notch breakfast (tip: go for the pancakes!). Dining room is lovely with each breakfast table meticulously laid out - table has a lot of stuff on it but doesn't ever feel cluttered!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My mother and I stayed here for one night and we had a lovely time. Desmond was delightful and gave us some great information about restaurants and things to do in the area. The room was cute and clean and the B&B was located right near everything to do in Clifden. The breakfast was delicious and Desmond was very attentive... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Mr. And Mrs. Morris run a wonderful little B & B here in Clifden. It is centrally located downtown and within a short walk of many nice restaurants and pubs. They are very helpful, and provide a great breakfast. The rooms and beds are comfortable. Beautifully decorated.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I am drawn to the west coast of Ireland like no other place I know; and though I've enjoyed staying in lovely Roundstone, I've no doubt that the capital of Connemara--Clifden--is the better location and more useful as a base from which to explore the region. And if I'm going to stay in Clifden, it will be at Ben View... More 

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

There a a lot of places to stay in Clifden, and I have never been tempted to try another. The Ben View is centrally located, is comfortable, and our hostess, Eileen is charming and informative, and most of all welcoming. Eileen serves a beautiful breakfast, with many choices and expertly cooked. Eileen grew up in this lovely home, and is... More 

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