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“Great value in the heart of Connemara” 5 of 5 stars
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The Convent
Main Street, Leenane, Ireland   |  
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Ranked #2 of 6 Leenane B&B and Inns
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great value in the heart of Connemara”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

You cannot get a better view of the fjord from your bedroom. Its breathtaking. Located 2 mins walk from the village. Rooms aren't huge but clean and adequate. They also have a restaurant in the village. Overall it was a such a welcoming visit. The service was brilliant and will definitely go back

  • Stayed September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Stayed here twice now. Once with a group of five and just last week-end eight of us based ourselves here during an expedition into the Turks. Rooms are comfortable and clean but if you are used to US hotel room proportions then you need to adjust your expectations. Showers do the job. Breakfast is plentiful and tasty. Wonderful host. Very good value considering the rate. Will be returning to Leenane in April, May and October and staying here.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Wroclaw, Poland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

We stayed 2 nights in august 2012 .This is very lovely B&B with good Irish atmosphere.Room was with wonderful view on the only Fiord in Ireland. Service and food was very good. We had delicious dinner in "blackberry cafe".I rekomend this B&B to everyone.

Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Missoula, Montana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

The Convent offers a nice view of Ireland's only fiord and is located within walking distance of the town of Leenane. Yes, it's a converted convent with stain glass windows still in place in the dining hall. The room was small but quite adequate for two people and passed my wife's 'clean' standards. For one night's stay it was fine. There is a nice sitting room and living room and the one staff member brought us tea. Breakfast was very poor as we observed the cereal and fresh fruit sitting out all afternoon and night before being available the next morning.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2011

Arrived to a closed door, not a sole around until after 5pm. Cold rooms with broken shower, nearly scalded myself. The breakfast service was one of the most bizarre, with our server/waiters methods of getting our order was shouting from the kitchen door into the dining room. This is without doubt the worst BnB I have ever stayed in and prices to match hotel prices. Pick any other accommodation in Leenane, this one's BAD.....

  • Stayed April 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Dublin, Ireland
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2009

Very clean and tidy budget B&B 100m from the centre. Great location, our room overlooked Killary harbour. Rooms are small but you're not in Leenane to stay in. There are 2 large lounge areas if the weather is bad. The breakfast room retains some fine stained glass from its previous incarnation as a nunnery. Would definitely stay here again if returning to Leenane.

  • Stayed August 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Main Street, Leenane, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Leenane
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Ranked #2 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Leenane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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