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The Lodge, Doolin

Doolin, Doolin, Ireland (Formerly Doolin Activity Lodge)
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The Lodge, Doolin
Ranked #27 of 43 Doolin B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Arvada, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a lovely time staying at Doolin Activity Lodge. It was so close to everything including two pubs that had the best live music--we sat so close we were almost part of the band! It was so nice to just have a short walk" home"afterwards. Also getting to the Cliffs was so easy--you could have even walked to them... More

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My girlfriend and I spent 2 nights here in late June. Deirdre and Niall were very accommodating and were quick with tips as to where to dine and go locally. Thanks to their advice on the Aran Islands ferries we made the most of one day there including a visit to the Cliffs of Moher. The room was very clean... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

During our tour of Ireland we stayed in 5 B&B's and one hotel, and this one was the most disappointing. I'll start with the good : four of us were travelling, my husband and I, with our sons 13+18. It was good to each have our own Queen size bed. The breakfast was also quite good. Well located and clean.... More

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Niall and Deird... O, Owner at The Lodge, Doolin, responded to this review

Dear DebOC00, We are disappointed to read your review here but glad that TripAdvisor allows the opportunity for owners to reply and give clarifications to potential guests who read your review. The clarifications we feel necessary are as follows: The room you stayed in has 3 king beds, all of which are less than 2 years old, they are high... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The family I think voted this was probably the best place we stayed as far as room and privacy( from each other!). They seem to have the ability in some rooms to enlarge and divide rooms as necessary . The wife is big on clean and she loved this place. Breakfast was great as well. Wish we could of stayed... More

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Niall and Deird... O, Owner at The Lodge, Doolin, responded to this review

Dear Floridamountsineer, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our Lodge, we really appreciate it. I'm glad the room arrangements worked well for you, its nice to have a bit of extra space sometimes isn't it? Thank you for the breakfast compliments, I will pass it on to our chef and your positive comments about the... More

Fairfax, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful B&B in a wonderful location. First of all Doolin is great because there's so much to see in the vicinity and day trips are easy. The Lodge Doolin (they've changed their name) is a family-run B&B and they pay attention to their guests. The accommodations are spacious and comfortable. Ours had a shared living area with... More

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Niall and Deird... O, Owner at The Lodge, Doolin, responded to this review

Dear SouthernLife, Thank you for your recent review and we are glad everything was to your liking. We appreciate that you stayed with us and hopefully we will see you again! I hope the rest of your trip went well. Best Wishes, Deirdre & Niall More

clay city, indiana
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lodge is a nice place with great accommodations. Spacious and clean, and less than 5 minutes from the downtown area. The lodge also has laundry available to the guests (at cost). The breakfast is traditional Irish.

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Niall and Deird... O, Owner at The Lodge, Doolin, responded to this review

Dear Harbourp, Thank you for taking the time to review The Lodge. We are happy to read your enjoyed your accommodation. Our location is great in that we are central to everything but still have a countryside feel to the property. Kind Regards, Deirdre and Niall O'Dwyer More

Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

10 of us went down to Doolin for the Doolin Folk Festival. As regular tourists to Doolin, we were keen to explore our first holiday home in the heart of Doolin. Doolin activity lodge provided us with a beautiful home for the duration of our stay. The spacious rooms and bathrooms along with large sitting room and kitchen areas are... More

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Niall and Deird... O, Owner at The Lodge, Doolin, responded to this review

Dear Karen, Thank you for taking the time to submit your review, we appreciate it. It was great that the Folk Festival was such a success and even the weather co operated which made it all the better! I'm glad that you and your friends enjoyed the spacious apartment you had and found everything to your satisfaction. We really appreciate... More

Walland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our kids enjoyed watching the horses and cows frolic in the field next to the B&B. The rooms were sufficient for our needs and the food was good. Walking to Old Doolin was an easy enough distance, and the views of the ocean and the Cliffs beyond the golf course were lovely. We took a ferry to Inisheer and rented... More

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Niall and Deird... O, Owner at The Lodge, Doolin, responded to this review

Dear Jerilyn, Thank you for your review, we appreciate that you took the time to submit it. I'm glad your children enjoyed watching the animals in the field next to the Lodge, they can sometimes put on quite the performance! It's good that you had a positive experience in Doolin, it is such a great place! Maybe we will see... More

Torremolinos
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Again delighted with our stay at the Doolin Activity Lodge, our 3rd visit in recent years and once again a warm welcome on arrival. Staying B+B on this occasion, we can also recommend the self catering option.Very comfortable rooms, good breakfast and perfect location. Walking distance to Pubs, Restaurant's etc while maintaining a spacious countryside feeling with fab views. Ideal... More

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Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We stayed at the Lodge in April 2014. We are from the States and we planned our whole wedding overseas. We needed a place to stay for a large group (18 people) and the Lodge was recommended to us. Deirdre was awesome for the very beginning. She offered a great deal for our whole group and was very accommodating through... More

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Niall and Deird... O, Owner at The Lodge, Doolin, responded to this review

Dear Kitkat3287, Thank you so much for your kind review, it was a pleasure to deal with such a relaxed bridal party and we all agreed that you were a beautiful bride and very handsome groom. Wishing you many years of wedded bliss together and maybe you'll come back and celebrate an anniversary with us one of these years! Warmest... More

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Address: Doolin, Doolin, Ireland (Formerly Doolin Activity Lodge)
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Doolin

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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lodge, Doolin is located on the Wild Atlantic Way in the centre of Doolin village. The renowned Gus O'Connor's pub is a 3 minute walk from here where you will hear some great traditional music sessions. Doolin is an ideal base from where you can explore the vast Burren region, the Cliffs of Moher, the Aran Islands and the neighbouring counties of Galway and Kerry. We have luxurious sea view rooms, large ground floor family rooms, wheelchair accessible rooms and private suites which are ideal for families or groups of friends travelling together. The Lodge is non smoking and we provide free parking and free WiFi throughout. Breakfast is served in our courtyard dining room and we have a varied menu catering for all tastes. We offer an on site laundry service and are happy to book any tours or trips that you wish to take during your stay as well as being on hand for any other information you require. We trust you will have an enjoyable stay with us here at The Lodge. ... more   less 
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