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NEW YORK
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Excuses will be what you remember from this hotel. Poor food, lousy service, faded decor, lousy service, dirty rooms, lousy service, horrible atmosphere, lousy service, and of course excuse after excuse after excuse Clearly the management do not care a whit. Lots of excuses, no action, nobody takes responsibility. Stay well clear of this hellhole.

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Sligo, Ireland
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47 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

I won a night here with my boyfriend and we decided to go for our anniversary and its a night i will never forget! We arrived and even from the outside i could tell it wasnt going to be good. The exterior was run down and shabby looking. As soon as i stepped inside, there was a horrible smell of... More 

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3 Thank Aisling H

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Galway
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Used this hotel for a family gathering... what a disaster... no staff.. nearly self service.... it was never a good hotel... but only used if no other space available in Oughterard town...Since the new owners have taken over its a real dive... pool closed... bar closed sometimes no license to serve.... its only use could be for the remake of... More 

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4 Thank rahabay
wicklow
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Just looking at other reviews. We stayed there in August 2012 and I have to say it was the worst hotel I've ever stayed in. On arrival we were told chef wasnt working for the first night, there was some excuse made, so we had to venture to the local village. The next night the chef was there but we... More 

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2 Thank Wendy H
Ireland
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

We stayed in the Connemara Gateway in November 2007, 2008 and 2009. Found it comfortable and good value. We returned in November 2012 after pre-booking online to find things very different to what we had experienced before. Bad sign number 1.... 2 cars in the car park (one of them a builders van!) Bad sign number 2.... couldn't get in... More 

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Belmullet
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

I can not find fault with our stay in the Conemara Gateway Hotel. 16 members of my family(13-85 years of age) stayed here September 29th and everyone was impressed with the service that the hotel provided. We found the rooms warm ,clean, comfortable and reasonably priced. The owner and staff went out of their way to accomodate our every request.... More 

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ConnemaraGateway_10, Manager at Connemara Gateway Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to review The Connemara Gateway Hotel on the Trip Advisor website. It was a pleasure accommodating you and your family. We are delighted that you enjoyed the wedding and that our staff and services were to your satisfaction. We look forward to welcoming you again at The Connemara Gateway Hotel. Kind Regards... More 

Western Ireland, Ireland
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78 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

After reading the last two reviews of this hotel I had to comment it is not a 3 star and dose not deserved any star. The review from SteveStan on TripAdvisor is the more accurate and honest review. I booked this hotel for one night, the money for the full stay was taken out of my account 48 hours prior... More 

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6 Thank AmpedAF
ConnemaraGateway_10, Manager at Connemara Gateway Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest We note your review recently posted on the Trip Advisor site. Just to clarify that you made your booking via a third party and not directly with The Connemara Gateway Hotel. It is this third party that has debited your card and not the hotel. Incidentally, this payment has not been forwarded to the Connemara Gateway Hotel. Also,... More 

Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

I had a great experience in the Connemara Gateway Hotel. A warm and friendly welcome with the added charm of the West of Ireland. The smell of the turf fire on entering and a lady sitting doing her crochet made for a cosy atmosphere. It didn't matter that it was a bit out of date, the welcome and service would... More 

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Thank Olga H H
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

Connemara gateway hotel, has a lovely themed Irish bar with open fire, playing Live Irish music TR Dallas. Also has a Huge screen for live sports. Drinks reasonably priced. Food v good, staff friendly and helpful. Lobby has open peat fire. Its 10 min walk to Lough Corrin and Outchard town. Great as a base to explore. Would I go... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

I stayed at this hotel for one night in 2011 and out of curiosity checked recent reviews. On the whole the problems expressed by other reviewers entirely match my own experience. The hotel is simply not 3-star quality. The room I got was completely worn-out and not as clean as it should have been. I arrived early afternoon after a... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Attractive Modern Hotel with public areas offering fine examples of traditional Irish arts & crafts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Connemara Gateway Hotel

Address: Road N59, Oughterard, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Oughterard
Price Range: $109 - $460 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Connemara Gateway Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 62
Also Known As:
Connemara Gateway Oughterard
Hotel Connemara Gateway
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