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Hylands Burren Hotel

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Main Street, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Galway, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed as a large group on Saturday night. Hotel had just reopened the night before and while there were a few teething problems with the heat the atmosphere and food more than made up for it. We enjoyed a great evening dinner and a robust breakfast. A great place to stay and explore the Burren from. We ll be... More 

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HylandsHotel, Manager at Hylands Burren Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting such a fabulous review. It is very much appreciated by the management and staff as were aware that we had just reopened the hotel under the new management of the Quinn family. Thank you so much for your understanding for the teething problem. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancée and I stayed in this hotel on a spur of the moment weekend away. It was really nice! It's very homely and welcoming. We ate in the bar that evening and it was fantastic food. The breakfast the following morning was really good it was above standard that most 5 star hotels can't do. We also visited the... More 

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HylandsHotel, Manager at Hylands Burren Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting such a fabulous review. It is very much appreciated by the management and staff as we had just reopened the hotel under the new management of the Quinn family. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future. More 

Galway
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Myself and my two little girls stayed here after visiting Santa at the Ailwee Cave. It was great, tested the beds first for bouncability, then had a lovely dinner in the bar, couple of glasses of wine while the girls checked out the hotel lounges, great freedom for them and of course the christmas tree and decorations made it very... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We have just returned from a lovely stay at this friendly hotel. Wonderful to get away from the pre-Christmas crowds in the city. The staff in this hotel are a major asset...friendly and helpful, but unobtrusive. We stayed for two nights and had a delicious meal on the first night. Everything was spot on - steak cooked to perfection. Warm,... More 

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Cavan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Stayed one night , after a visit to alwee caves . Nice clean room, good breakfast , friendly staff . Very good value . Would visit it again . The receptionist was very nice and was very helpful, there was a good buss around as there were plenty of guests staying.

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights and was pleasantly surprised. The hotel is very old style with allot of character. The bar was awesome, very traditional and cosy with a fireplace. Great Guinness and good food. The breakfast was also great. And the staff was awesome. Free WiFi Downstairs, but did not have WiFi in the room or any cell reception... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Just had an overnight stay in this lovely friendly hotel which is ideally situated in the Burren and close to some lovely beaches. The staff were all professional and very welcoming and the food was quite good. The bar was very cosy and we were lucky enough to enjoy an Irish trad session on the night we were there. We... More 

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Dublin
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21 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Hylands Burren Hotel is situated in the beautiful village of Ballyvaughan. The hotel is comfortable and clean. The bedrooms could do with a bit of a makeover to make the most of this lovely sized hotel. The food is excellent - Do go there hungry! The staff are fantastic and such a credit to the hotel. But I really... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Lovely welcoming hotel. Staff very friendly and helpful. Bedroom was bright, quite and spacious. Bathroom could do with a little revamp but this would be my only negitive thing. It it big, clean and plenty of piping hot water for that bath after a long day travelling or hiking. Both dinner and breakfast were well presented, tasty and statisfying. Recommend... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
36 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This hotel is old but quaint. The bathrooms could definitely do with refurbishing, but was nice and comfortable. The food was great as was the ambience of the bar. The room was cold and I couldn't get the heating working, 2 calls down to reception and still no heating, I ended up getting into bed to get warm, a bit... More 

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