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Rathbaun Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Main Street, Lisdoonvarna, Ireland
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Ranked #2 of 7 hotels in Lisdoonvarna
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

My husband and I visited in May 2013. We had been in Ireland for nearly a week by the time we got to Lisdoonvarna. We had stayed at a handful of hotels and had 2 more stops after this one. Rathbaun Hotel was the best of our trip! The owners are personable, welcoming, and so very helpful! The food was... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

We arrived in Lisdoonvarna not aware that September is matchmaking month and rooms are not easy to get on short notice. After stopping at a couple expensive hotels we stumbled upon the Rathbaun Hotel. The owner was very friendly and helpful suggesting places to see and music venues in town. The rooms were very nice- clean, comfortable, and homey. Breakfast... More

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JohnRathbaun, Owner at Rathbaun Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We are delighted that you had such a good time. Best wishes, Lynn and John More

Cork, Cork, Ireland
1 review
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

After staying for 2 nights for the matchmaking festival in the hotel. I was horrified the way the owners treat their staff in front of guests. We were having a lovely lunch and one of the owners started shouting in front of everyone at a young girl. It was terrible to witness this type of abuse to a member of... More

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JohnRathbaun, Owner at Rathbaun Hotel, responded to this review

We have great staff who get great training here. Health and safety are paramount for our customers and staff if an accident has to be avoided as in this case then I will raise my voice to avoid as serious accident. More

Banbridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

I and my 2 friends had a brilliant stay with john and lynn and all the wonderful musicians the food was excellent and the rooms spotless made 2 feel very much at home by all the staff would recommend this hotel 2 every 1 I no and hope 2 return some time in the future the people couldn't do enough... More

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JohnRathbaun, Owner at Rathbaun Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review, it is appreciated. We are delighted that you enjoyed staying here so much. Thank you and best wishes, Lynn and John More

Drumconrath, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We arrived to a lovely warm welcome even though we were too early for check in. Our cases were taken care of and we were shown our rooms, which were in the process of being made up. We were given directions to Doolin where we planned to spend the afternoon, and given all the information we needed. On our return... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

We stayed in the Rathbaun Hotel, Lisdoonvarna and were really delighted with the friendly service, comfortable room and the food served to us (dinner and breakfast) was simply delicious. Our twin bedroom towards the back of the hotel was directly over the bar however the great Irish music finished at 12am and we retired to our bedroom and enjoyed a... More

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CARACAS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We stayed for just one night but should have stayed longer! The owners are incredible hosts, felt at home from the moment we set foot on the hotel. We arrived around 9 30 pm and found an excelent atmosphere with live tipical Irish music. I had the feeling that by the time we checked in and droped suitcases in the... More

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Tredegar
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Stayed at the Rathbaun Hotel for two nights, met by Sinead and the owner who made us more than welcome, taken to our room and advised what was going on locally. Told we could take a ferry to the Aran Islands and return via the Cliffs of Moher from Doolin which is 5km from Lisdoonvarna ( a great experience) Music... More

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Lafayette, California
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12 hotel reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

This is a lovely hotel in a nice little town in County Clare, and is perfect for exploring the Burren and the Cliffs of Moher. Everything is very comfortable, and they have a gift shop and an off license. We would stay there again.

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8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

Stayed in rathbaun for a night in june. Was greeted by the male owner, im having trouble remembering his name but what a gentleman, so friendly. He showed us to our room and was so helpful. We dined in the restaurant that night and i had the chicken and brocolli which was delicious, so tasty i still rave about it... More

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Also Known As:
Rathbaun Hotel Lisdoonvarna
Rathbaun Hotel Lisdoonvarna, Ireland - The Burren
Address: Main Street, Lisdoonvarna, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Lisdoonvarna
Amenities:
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #2 of 7 hotels in Lisdoonvarna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Rathbaun Hotel 2*
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