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Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2016

This B&B is a great value in Galway and one of the few that seems to have joined the 21st century in terms of being bookable online. The rooms are comfy, the towels are soft and fluffy, and the breakfasts are delicious and provide plenty of variety for multiple days (we stayed for three nights). It's about a 40-45 minute... More 

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Osnabruck, Germany
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2016

Upon arriving, we were met by Mike, who had allocated us a ground floor room, which was ideal due to our travelling with our baby. The bed was very comfortable, and was large enough for us to have the baby with us, which was fortunate, because the room itself didn't have space to set up a travel cot. The room... More 

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Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

My family of four enjoyed one nights stay. Rooms and en suites were small but really all we needed. Lovely home cooked breakfast with a great selection, which we had in the conservatory. Perfectly clean rooms and bathrooms. Very comfy beds. We haven't stayed in many B&Bs before, but due to the races being in town, all other hotels were... More 

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Miami, Florida
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37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

He made us feel so welcome! We got the room in the attic with two beds very comfy, loved the windows and the sun room where you can eat breakfast, and it was yummy too :) he gave us some recommendations, parking is free and right there in front of the house .

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Thank dabella2015
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Reviewed June 22, 2016

I didn't have a car so it was too far from town for me. The bus was easy to get right across the street. Breakfast was okay but not near as nice as I had at many other B and B's on my visit. The bed was comfortable. I did not have a bathroom in my room and the one... More 

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Thank Elizabeth B
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed April 10, 2016

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights and it was perfect for what we wanted. We had the double room downstairs - the bed was very comfortable, the shower was good and it was quiet. The owner was very friendly and cooked a great breakfast each morning. There were plenty of things to choose for breakfast. We really... More 

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Lethbridge, Canada
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Reviewed October 26, 2015

If you get the loft room up the stairs, you would be well advised to leave your luggage on the main floor or in your rental car if you have one, as the stairs are very steep and winding and there is very little room in the loft room. That said, the breakfast was great and the owner very friendly.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed October 16, 2015

Really lovely place, very friendly owner, warm comfy beds, nice breakfast. A little bit of a squeeze in the attic room for 4 people but nevertheless a nice room. Parking can be tricky if you get home late and wifi was a little patchy, but all up a lovely stay - wish we'd had longer there.

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Memphis TN
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Very good BnB. The location was very convenient. The hosts were very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was great with many different choices available. I would definitely recommend The Branches and would stay the again.

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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 6, 2015

Very clean, quiet and pleasant B&B. 10 min bus ride to the city centre, however, bus stop at the end of the street 1 min walk. Great breakfast. Nice, accommodating and professional owner. The only bad point is that the bathroom was extremely small.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Branches B&B is highly approved by Ireland's leading bed and breakfast tourism guide books including Failte Ireland and Town & Country homes. We are situated in the city superb and just minutes from the heart of Galway city. Unrivaled for its quality shopping and street entertainment. It’s the perfect location to enjoy Galway’s theatres, pubs, restaurants. It is also an ideal base for touring Connemara, the Burren, Cliffs of Moher and the Aran Islands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Branches B&B

Address: The Branches 13 Merlin Park Woodhaven | Merlin Park, Galway, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: $61 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Branches B&B 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“The room in the attic is very tiny with a lot of very narrow stairs. ask to see the rooms”
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