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Joyce's Marian Villa Guesthouse

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Keel, Achill Island, Ireland
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

My son and I had the sense and wisdom to take my mother's advice and stray off the beaten path to Joyce's Marian Villa Guesthouse on Achill Island. Ann is the quintessential hostess- charming, generous of spirit and detail oriented. There was a chill in the air, and a fire in the fire place, both welcome, I might add, having... More 

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Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

We spent two nights at Joyce's Marian Villa. Anne is a warm and gracious host. This is an absolutely beautiful guesthouse. Our room was well-appointed, immaculate, and very comfortable. We loved the turf fire in the parlor and the sunroom with tea and biscuits. The breakfast is wonderful. The food is local and fresh. Everything is homemade and delicious. The... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Absolute pleasure of a stay with the lovely Ann. The perfect arrival after a long cycle from Westport - a lovely array of herbal teas, a blazing fire and cosy couch to chill out on before heading down to the Kitesurfing festival. Ann gave us a great recommendation for dinner; was always nearby if you needed any assistance but definitely... More 

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Castlebar, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

The guest house is right in the middle of Keel.Very well kept.Nice traditional rooms,very clean and welcoming.Anne was very helpful and knowledgeable.The breakfast was great and overall would recommend Joyce's Marian Villa Guest house.

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

We arrived at this lovely guesthouse on Achill Island late in the evening, after a long drive. The room was clean and comfortable, with a view of the water. The bathroom was small but water pressure was good. Our gracious host Ann was very welcoming and helpful with local area recommendations for eating, shopping, and sightseeing. A cozy lounge with... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We stayed one night and as there were six of us we had three bedrooms. Each room was perfect. Comfortable, clean and with wonderful views. The owner could not have been more helpful but was very discreet. There was a lovely sitting room with an open fire and a veranda/ sun room with tea, coffee, bottled water and biscuits constantly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

What a wonderful place! I was fortunate to have stayed two nights at Joyce's. Ann could not have been more welcoming and kind - particularly to a weary traveler. My room was very clean and comfortable. The guest area downstairs had a roaring fire which was a welcome sight after a rainy day. Ann had a nice selection of tea... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We were lucky enough to spend a few days in this beautiful property. Our family room was large with a large bathroom with bath, much to my daughters delight. Often properties only have a shower which isn't the easiest with young children. The host Ann, was very pleasant and couldn't have done more to welcome us and ensure our stay... More 

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Thank Elofth
ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

Myself and my wife went on our Honeymoon to Achil and stayed 3nights in the Joyces Marian Villa, We got warm welcome, the jawdroppin beautiful scenary from our bedroom scenary of clare island, the ocean and mountains was amazing and the wide variety of freashly made breads and fruits was top notch...not to mention the big Irish fry everymorning! This... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay in Joyce's. The host Ann was very accommodating and location is brilliant. Lovely fish restaurant close by and pub. The rooms are basic but clean. It is good value for money and the breakfast was excellent. We had a lovely lad called Oisin who served our brekkie and filled up all our water bottles!

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