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Achill Head Hotel

Keel, Achill Island, Ireland
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Achill Head Hotel
Ranked #16 of 27 Achill Island B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cleveland, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Achill Head Hotel is the best value on the island for a consistently good lunch. Mussels for €5.50, soup & sandwich combo served with side salads for €6, huge, gorgeous Irish breakfast served until 4pm. It's clean, friendly staff! Highly recommend!

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Westport, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I travelled to Achill Island for our dinner on Saturday evening. We stopped off at the Achill Head Hotel and went into the bar for food. The interior was spotless. You could eat off the floor, the tiles were shining. The selection of food was very good. We had a steak, chicken stirfry, chicken bap, chicken curry... More

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preston
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

on a recent trip to ireland i had the good fortune to stay at the achill head hotel, the staff were great, the food superb, the entertainment fabulous, what more can one want. using the hotel as a base you can take your time to tour the hotspots of the island or drive to the towns and villages of the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Out for a couple on days doing photography of the island and night photography. Blessed with the weather and also blessed that Gillian allowed me to stay the night before they officially opened for the summer. Breakfast was brilliant and enjoyed the evening food. Will go back again thats for sure

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Gill1137, General Manager at Achill Head Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Philip, Many thanks for your very kind words. All was our pleasure :) We had perfect clear skies about four nights ago, millions of stars and a fabulous moon......totally ideal for the photography you were doing when you stayed with us. Until the next time, when your back to take shots of Achill by Night, take care. Gillian and... More

Dublin, Ireland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I have gone to Achill Island every year since I was born and we go back here again and again each summer to this Hotel for our evening food. Gillian and the staff are fabulous and very hospitable. Food is gorgeous and plentiful and the craic is ninety.

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Galway, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I love visiting the Achill Head Hotel,the location is just perfect, the Management and staff are pleasant, welcoming and can do enough for you. The food is fabulous and the home made brown bread and apple pies are mouth-watering. I also love the fresh fish and I suggest you try the Sea food Platter you will certainly enjoy it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

A gang of us stayed here before the Achill Roar Race in September 2013. The staff were great, lovely room, fab breakfast before the race and dinner after the race went down a treat. The staff accommodated our bikes aswell! Lovely location in Achill, the beach is nearby. All that's needed is the good weather. Very scenic area and the... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for the achill roar competition last year amd Heading back again this year.Gillian and her crew were so hospitable and helped us out so.much with our soaking wet gear and bikes after the event.breakfast was great and food in the bar was sexond to none. Great friendly atmosphere here..would defo recommend it and looking forward to heading back... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

Hats off to Gillian and her colleagues at the Achill Island Hotel. I'm just back from a stag weekend and the guys really couldn't do enough for us. I can't recommend this hotel enough for friendliness, cleanliness and not to mention the killer breakfasts!! I hope to be back again soon!! Thanks again guys

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We were staying nearby and stopped into the Achill Head for a light dinner. We both had probably the best soup we've had in a long time and the bread was wonderful. It was a rainy weekend and the bar/restaurant was not full. Our service was very good. If we had stayed longer, we would have gone back for another... More

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Address: Keel, Achill Island, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Achill Island

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Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
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Family run hotel, with the hotel dating back to the early 1900's. Ten minutes walk from the village of Keel, over-looking Purteen Harbour & The Wild Atlantic Ocean. We offer Budget Accommodation, either Room Only or B&B. Renowned for serving excellent Bar Food. Home to Achill's finest Nite Club. ... more   less 
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