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The Lodge, Doolin

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Athy, Ireland
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49 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

For what we paid (€140 2adults & 1 baby for 1 night) and the standard received I don't think we will be going back anytime soon. We booked the lodge because reading the standard of reviews on trip advisor it looked excellent...and everywhere else was booked up. The main living room light wasn't working, cracked/ chunks of floor tile missing... More 

Thank Monkeyboytango
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated in the village. Good location. Walkable to everything. Plenty of parking. Nice sized room/bath. Beds pretty comfortable. Plain but efficient. There's a nice guest lounge on premises. Breakfast provided. We found the French toast and pancakes very odd. Deep fried? Greasy. Try other options. Owners very responsive and personable as is the other staff.

Thank Mallena U
Saint John, Canada
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60 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here with 7 other families. Excellent selection of family accommodations. Perfect location for walking Cliffs of Moher, Ferry to Aran Islands, or seeing local music. Staff very helpful, Great breakfasts. Wish we could have stayed longer.

Thank JohncpSimon
Phoenix, Arizona
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36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here after a drive from Kenmare and a stop at the Cliffs of Mohr. VERY spacious rooms, comfortable beds, and thoughtful amenities made this hotel a true delight! The sleep was deep, and the breakfast was delicious! Owned by a lovely couple with very friendly staff. If you're stopping in Doolin, go DIRECTLY to the Lodge! You will not... More 

Thank VCP14
London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

I was given a massive suite of rooms which was a bit more accommodation than I actually needed. However the space was comfortable enough and I enjoyed the breakfast. The place was convenient for wandering around Doolin which is a very spread out community.

Thank Richard C
Wichita, Kansas
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43 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

This was a nice hotel to stay at for a night if you're planning on seeing the Cliffs of Moher. Within walking distance of town (small town only one main street). About a 10-15 minute drive to the Cliffs of Moher depending on if you take the main roads or are brave enough to take the side road (very windy... More 

Thank Adam F
Moy, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We were travelling up from Killarney and wanted to visit Doolin again. We were recommended The Lodge by another B&B. We stayed in a 3 bedroom apartment which was very clean and comfortable. It had underfloor heating in bathrooms which was lovely in the morning! Breakfast was served by lovely friendly staff and was delicious😋 Would definitely return to The... More 

1 Thank MBM213
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

A few minutes walk to the Lower Village, 10 minutes to Upper Village. Walk to the Cliffs of Moher along the breathtaking 8 km path along the cliffs. Clean, quiet. Friendly and efficient staff. Good breakfast. Problem with the water flow into the toilet was fixed quickly- laundry service was handy

2 Thank Leslie919
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

What a wonderful few days we spent at the Doolin Lodge and the town itself. I have been booking the wonderful place since they opened 16 years ago. Finally it was my turn to get to experience it first hand. It is a stunning picture as you drive into Doolin and see the beautiful stone structure that awaits your arrival.... More 

Thank RocheTours
Falmouth, Maine
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

For the price, seek other accommodations in Doolin. This is not a B&B, it's stark and lack any character and warmth. While it's outside appearance has interest, the rooms are tired and worn. Quite basic and in sharp contrast to the beautiful Doolin area.

1 Thank Joseph B
Niall and Deird... O, Owner at The Lodge, Doolin, responded to this review

Dear Joseph B, Further to your recent review, I would like to make this management response. Firstly, let me address your comment 'this is not a B&B' , well after 16 years in business, let me check....yes, it's definitely a B&B, we are pretty sure about that ! We have gone to great lengths to make sure that The Lodge... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lodge, Doolin is located on the Wild Atlantic Way in the centre of Doolin village. The renowned Gus O'Connor's pub is a 3 minute walk from here where you will hear some great traditional music sessions. Doolin is an ideal base from where you can explore the vast Burren region, the Cliffs of Moher, the Aran Islands and the neighbouring counties of Galway and Kerry. We have luxurious sea view rooms, large ground floor family rooms, wheelchair accessible rooms and private suites which are ideal for families or groups of friends travelling together. The Lodge is non smoking and we provide free parking and free WiFi throughout. Breakfast is served in our courtyard dining room and we have a varied menu catering for all tastes. We offer an on site laundry service and are happy to book any tours or trips that you wish to take during your stay as well as being on hand for any other information you require. We trust you will have an enjoyable stay with us here at The Lodge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lodge, Doolin

Address: Doolin, Doolin, Ireland (Formerly Doolin Activity Lodge)
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Doolin
Price Range: $71 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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