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Canandaigua, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was my seventh trip to Ireland. The last four have included a stay at Vaughan Lodge! Reason one: Michael and his friendly staff. We had to leave early on our final morning and would not have time for breakfast. Michael wouldn't hear of it -- and opened the kitchen early for our group. Reason Two: Clean and comfortable, including... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything about this hotel says 5 star. Michael and all the staff just couldn't do enough for us. We return year after year. Best breakfast ever. Dinner consistently great. Several extra courses not mentioned on menu make it a thoroughly enjoyable experience. Staff are friendly. They couldn't do enough for us. If I was asked for a suggestion I would... More 

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mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely few words It is always a pleasure to have you stay. Unfortunately the Linen is outsourced and perhaps the commercial chemicals render the fabric a little hard. We will see what can be achieved before you return. If the Burren soap company can strike a reasonable fee you might have your wish.... Until next year......... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just spent 3 days at Vaughan Lodge. The restaurant is a highlight and the best place to eat in County Clare (I believe). The hotel is really comfortable and with no spa/pool etc is for adults and golfers and for quiet break. It does this brilliantly.

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Thank Ruth R
mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

We have a small family owned business and try our best to look after people. Our team are like family and I think they treat our guests like one of their own. We were so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. thank you Michael More 

San Antonio, Texas
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel and a wonderful bar. Well Stocked..... Ate in town for dinner but was fully booked and people spoke well of it. breakfast was very good. Room was large and was good for our group to meet. Close to town. Staff were great..Thanks

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Thank Hokieche
mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words Michael More 

Thurles, Ireland
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wow just wow,stayed there for one night,but from the moment we arrived until the moment we left ,it was sheer heaven,staff were all so nice and polite,owner is a real pro.looked after all his customers so well,a word for everyone,lovely room,but the evening meal.was just a dining experience,if you are ever in that neck of the wood,stay there,eat .drink.and be... More 

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mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

Words of praise for myself here..... blushing as I read !! I can only say how delighted we are to have served. Thank you Michael More 

Dungannon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just spent a lovely 5 day break at Vaughan Lodge being looked after by Michael and his team. The ladies Linda ,Aishling and Martina in reception and the lounge are most helpful and are the best multi tasking staff I've ever seen. The restaurant team both waiting and chef/kitchen team do an amazing job. I have never had... More 

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Thank Joanne S
mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Joanne and multi task is a key to our little hotel where we try not to say "No" to a service request. Sometimes it seems like we are all busy bees... and perhaps we are - but to have served and delighted the guest is a lovely reward. Reading your words here on Trip Advisor is the music... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed celebrating our first anniversary meal at Vaughan Lodge in August. Michael & his team went beyond the call of duty to look after us. The food in the restaurant was outstanding, the atmosphere in the bar was excellent and the staff extremely friendly. It is clear that Michael lives and breathes this hotel and it comes through.... More 

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mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks James... That's a fair description of my life and passion for the small hotel that Maria and I built in 2005 and have worked tirelessly for that past eleven years to keep... We devised it to bring the kind of hotel we would enjoy ourselves to the village of Lahinch. Your affirmation of the standard is a delight to... More 

Fairfax Station, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice folks, very comfortable room and exceptional dinner in the restaurant. Exceptionally well located around the corner from Lahinch Old Course and very close to Cliffs of Moher. We were very pleased with our stay!

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mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Keith and Thank you for a lovely few words on our hotel. Michael More 

Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I only recently discovered that this gem of a family run hotel existed. It has a great sense of service to the customer in a friendly way. Host Michael and his staff could not be more pleasant and helpful. I needed some help with researching an item on the internet and Michael was most helpful in assisting me. The breakfast... More 

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mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words Martin. I am so glad that you mentioned Damian who brings a cheerful disposition to the Lodge every morning and shares his good humour with our guests. I always delight in a mention about breakfast as I'm in the kitchen cooking it most mornings !! Please return again sometime and if you cant make... More 

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17 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Within walking distance of the town of Lahinch, Vaughan Lodge offers great rooms & gorgeous food options! We stayed in a spacious family room & enjoyed a top class dinner in the restaurant. Each course was delicious & there was plenty of colours & colouring books provided to keep toddlers entertained. Breakfast was a feast & as every single member... More 

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mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Annette, we are all glad you enjoyed your stay. It is lovely to see families come to stay and meet possible future generations of guests for Vaughan Lodge. Thank you for making us your choice for your family break Michael More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
4 star designer lodge hotel with 22 bedrooms. Situated overlooking Lahinch Golf Links and the Atlantic Ocean. Purpose built in 2005 and run by 4th generation local hotel family. Host Michael and Maria Vaughan - Seafood Restaurant ( open normallly Tuesday night to Saturday night - please check at time of booking ), Lounge, Free broadband, spacious accommodations, Drying Room, Putting Green, Free Car parking. Open March to November ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vaughan Lodge

Address: Ennistymon Road, Lahinch, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > Lahinch
Price Range: $184 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Vaughan Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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