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League City, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Can't say enough good things about Bartley. My buddy and I got in on the night ferry. It was dark and raining and we were on foot. My buddy called Bartley for direction and instead of us having to walk in the rain, he asked where we were and to stay put because he would be coming to pick us... More 

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claibanhouse, Owner at Clai Ban, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you recommend the breakfast and rooms. It is also great to hear that you appreciated the lift and felt welcome in our home. We also love the way you put your stay with us into context with what... More 

Taipei, Taiwan
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

We bought a package deal with the Aran Islands ferries. It really worth! When I opened the window, I can see the ocean. Room is warm and let me fell juet like my home.They serviced tradition Irish breakfast, it tasted really yummy! Location is good that you can reach other place by walking.

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claibanhouse, Owner at Clai Ban, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our home. We have a long relationship with Aran Island Ferries and we are glad to hear that the package deal was of value to you. A great deal of our guests enjoy the view from their rooms and we are glad to hear you experienced the same. We are also delighted... More 

Houston, Texas
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

The island itself was beautiful. The B&B was okay. The host was very friendly and welcoming. The room, however, was slightly lacking. It was outdated but that was fine as I came for the sites and not to stay in my room. The issue was more the amount of dust and cobwebs in the room. Bed was okay and breakfast... More 

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claibanhouse, Owner at Clai Ban, responded to this review

Thank you for your review titled "Great Location". We appreciate your comments and we will take them on board. We always try to make sure that cleanliness is a priority both in our rooms and surrounding areas. We are glad to hear that you found your host to be welcoming and that the location was convenient for you. Regards, Marion... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

I can't rate this B&B highly enough. We received a warm welcome from the host, Bartley, who showed us to our room, which was spacious, spotless and really comfortable. The property is just a stone's throw from Joe Watty's, where we had a delicious dinner, followed by a walk to the seal's colony, basking in the stunning scenery in really... More 

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claibanhouse, Owner at Clai Ban, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you found our home welcoming, warm and spacious. It is also great to hear that the location was convenient for you. Many of our guests enjoy their time at Tí Joe Wattys and it is great that you experienced the same. We take great pride in... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013 via mobile

We booked this B&B as part of a deal with the ferry company. Great value for the deal as the B&B was well located to town and Ti Joe Wattys (pub) with great restaurant. Also lovely dog named Guiness greeted us upon arrival.

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claibanhouse, Owner at Clai Ban, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our home. We have a long association with Aran Island Ferries and it is great to hear that the package deal was of value to you. We are delighted to hear that the location was convenient for you and that you enjoyed your evening at Tí Joe Wattys which is... More 

Limerick, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Stayed in Clai Ban with my husband, sister and her hubby, Owner Bartley was friendly, his Mrs didn't even acknowledge our presence tho standing beside us and after I said Hello to her !! Bedrooms plain and outdated decor with cobwebs on bedside lamp, blowdryer not working in our room or my sisters room, and my pet hate - shower... More 

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claibanhouse, Owner at Clai Ban, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate all feedback whether it is positive or constructive. For breakfast there is a choice of juices, cereals as well as choices in the main breakfast menu. Due to where we are located it is not always possible to obtain and replace a shower door immediately and often curtains are used on a temporary... More 

Jackson, Wyoming
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Clai Ban was the B&B that came with our package from Aer Arann. Bartley was friendly and helpful. We had heard you could rent a cart and pony so asked about it. Bartley called and within 30 minutes we were on our way! The house was warm and inviting. Breakfast filling. The whole Inishmore expierience was exceptional! I will be... More 

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claibanhouse, Owner at Clai Ban, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a lovely review. We have a long association with Aer Arann and we are glad to hear that the package deal was of value to you. The pony and trap experience is a unique one and arranging the tour for you was no problem. We are delighted to hear that you found the house warm... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We greatly enjoyed our stay at Clai Ban. The owner, Bartley, was great for a chat/laugh and made us feel at home. He always checked that everything was ok (e.g. temperature in the room) and happily made us extra servings of bread in the mornings. The room (No 5) was small but cosy. Great views over the ocean/village. The shower... More 

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claibanhouse, Owner at Clai Ban, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our bed and breakfast. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our hospitality and that you gave us your recommendation. We're also glad to hear that the location was convenient for you and that the breakfast and views from the rooms were to your standards. It is unfortunate that you did... More 

Duluth, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

My wife and I got a deal through Aer Arann for a return flight, one night stay at Clai Ban and dinner at a local pub. Not much was open on the Island, but Clai Ban was centrally located, had a spacious room and a very friendly host. I would highly recommend staying here when you are visiting the island.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Booked with Aran ferries. We got a friendly reception on arrival. Room tiny and cold but clean. owner indicated heating would be turned on at nightime. woke up cold. No hotwater in the taps. No spare toilet paper. Owner said next day that we should have knocked on his door - but which door! to have hot water heating turned... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a B & B located in the centre of Kilronan. We are a 10 minute walk from the harbour and we're a stone throw away from Joe Wattys Bar & Restaurant. All of our rooms are en-suite with tea/coffee facilities and televisions. The rate is €30 - €35 per person per night sharing and €45-€70 per night single rate. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clai Ban

Address: Kilronan, Province of Connacht, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Aran Islands > Inishmore
Price Range: $84 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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Clai Ban Hotel Inishmore
Clai Ban Aran Islands/Inishmore, Ireland
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