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The Lodge, Doolin

Doolin, Doolin, Ireland (Formerly Doolin Activity Lodge)
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Ranked #22 of 43 Doolin B&B and Inns
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Londonderry, New Hampshire
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our stay in the Lodge in Doolin with its great location, plentiful parking, and great breakfast. Laundry was a great deal and the desk personnel helped set up last minute horseback riding for the family. Sometimes it was hard to track down the front desk people but they were always helpful. The rooms were great and we... More 

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

Dear lthammari, Thank you for taking the time to review our Lodge, it was a pleasure to meet you both and your lovely children. I'm glad everything was to your satisfaction and that you also enjoyed your visit to Mountain View Riding Centre. Sorry that you found it difficult to track us down, it's impossible to be at the front... More 

Minneapolis, MN
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the leader of a now 100 member strong pub crawl group, I've been to Ireland many times and have stayed in hostels, castles and everything in-between. We just returned from our 10-day excursion, and The Lodge was absolutely the PERFECT place for us. Deirdre and I had been working on this trip for well over a year, and she... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind review, much of the credit has to be to your own organisation skills, I am just delighted that The Lodge suited the needs of your group so well, we thoroughly enjoyed your stay and thank you for being such lovely guests! Hope to see you all again as a group or as individual... More 

2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Just back from a great trip here with group of friends. Owners were very friendly and welcoming. Apartments were clean, warm and very well equipped. Location in Doolin is great. Really enjoyed our stay and we Will definitely be back again for sure.

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

Dear Aine M, Thank you for taking the time to review The Lodge, we are glad you had a memorable New Years in Doolin and happy that everything was to your satisfaction. We look forward to having you stay again. Kind Regards, Deirdre & Niall More 

Leesville, Louisiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We stayed in Doolin for 10 days and stayed here the entire time. The owners were very helpful prior to our arrival via email, then we were very pleased when we checked in. Very helpful staff, they have its maps and helpful hints. The full breakfast was very good, even tried the salmon,I love salmon, but was a little hesitant... More 

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

Dear Karen D, Thank you for your kind review, so glad you had a good time in our lovely village. Hopefully we will see you again in Doolin. Keep an eye on all things Doolin on our Facebook page, Doolin Lodge. All the Best, Deirdre & Niall More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We arrived in Doolin without a reservation and were happy to find a room here, we saw 2 other places first but this was better by far. Friendly host, big clean room and a hearty breakfast next day. We decided to stay on another night as there is more to do in and around Doolin than we realised. It is... More 

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

Dear OrlafromCork, Thank you for choosing our Lodge for your stay, yes there is quite a lot to see and do, using Doolin as a base, you can easily fill a few days experiencing what we are blessed to have on our doorstep. I am happy to see that you have pre booked an apartment for this coming Summer! We... More 

Ellensburg, Washington
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118 reviews 118 reviews
44 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We had a lovely and large room. In floor heating very comfortable. Good wifi service. They could add a few touches to make it a bit more upscale such as more pillows, more decorations, tissue in room, etc. The place offers self-catering so would be superb for that. As a one-night stay the room just lacked a few amenities. Owners... More 

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

Dear Pierre Traveler, Thank you for your review, we appreciate you taking the time to submit it. We have taken your suggestions on board so thank you for providing the feedback, it helps us improve all the time. Kind Regards, Deirdre & Niall More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Spent 2 nights here in September and I must say we were both very impressed. Everything was above our expectations. Huge bed in a huge room, spotlessly clean, and a large ensuite well lit with natural light. Breakfast was a pleasant affair, great food and friendly staff. Niall, the owner was helpful sorting out our excursions each day. We highly... More 

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

Dear Emeroh Thank you for taking the time to submit your review, it is much appreciated. We are glad you had a good time in our village and happy to read you enjoyed the activities we recommended for you. Again, thank you for the feedback! Kind Regards, Deirdre & Niall More 

Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Like to thank Dierdre and Niall for their hospitality during our recent 2 night stay. Again, this was my second visit to Doolin and the Doolin Lodge. We actually stayed in the same rooms as last year. All was good with our stay, the TV's were not receiving signals upon arrival but were promptly fixed. Rooms were clean, and the... More 

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

Dear TheWilliams13, Thank you for thinking of us for your return visit, we get alot of repeat customers which makes us feel we are doing something right here! I'm glad you found our standards being maintained and that everything was to your satisfaction. I see you are also following our Doolin Lodge facebook page so you can keep up to... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My family and friends stayed at the Lodge in Doolin for 3 nights. We had a beautiful 4 bedroom 3 bathroom apartment on the ground level. As we had my ninety year old father with us we were worried about getting him upstairs to the dining room in the morning for breakfast but the wonderful staff brought our breakfast down... More 

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

Dear Trish O, Thank you for submitting a review, we really appreciate it. So glad that everything was to your satisfaction and it was no trouble taking breakfast to you all, we are happy to do the necessary for our guests' comfort. We will see you again no doubt! Best wishes from Doolin, Deirdre & Niall More 

Syracuse, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

My dad and I had a chance to stay at the Doolin Lodge on our way through Ireland. The place was neat and clean. Breakfast was very good and all of the staff were very nice. This place is very close to the oats that take you over to the Aran Islands and made a great walk each morning down... More 

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