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The Dolphin Hotel and Restaurant Inishbofin

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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went as a couple on a mid week break recently- the weather was not in our favor but could have been worse. The hotel , however was excellent, accommodation was clean and a little basic but so comfortable, food was second to none including a freshly cooked Irish breakfast. On the first night we we party to a concert... More 

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Ballina, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the minute we met Pat ( the owner) who collected us from the ferry, we knew we were gonna have a great time . The mans a comedian ! The hotel itself was nice , room was very clean and functional . The breakfast was lovely with delicious homemade brown bread . The island itself is beautiful and so... More 

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Jarrettsville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a short ride/walk up the hill from the harbor is the Dolphin Hotel. Pat Coyne, the host/owner, is charming and funny and regaled us with stories upon our arrival. Our rooms were large, clean and bright with access to an outdoor patio. Everyone was friendly and helpful; we had both dinner and breakfasts there which were wonderful. Pat was... More 

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dolphinhotel_13, administrator at The Dolphin Hotel and Restaurant Inishbofin, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review. We are proud of our friendly staff and personal customer service. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at the Dolphin Hotel and we hope to welcome you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delightful stay in an elegant room with very friendly and helpful staff including the owner Pat who collects you at the ferry. The food is excellent, the views wonderful and the local pubs are just five minutes walk

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dolphinhotel_13, General Manager at The Dolphin Hotel and Restaurant Inishbofin, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Vantaa, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to stay in Inishbofin. Just the view from the restaurant made us decide to stay for one more night! The hotel is located ideally on this incredible island. It's not too close to the hustle and bustle of the port - which is really a quiet port :D -it's about 700 meters from it (Pat,... More 

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dolphinhotel_13, General Manager at The Dolphin Hotel and Restaurant Inishbofin, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review of Inishbofin and the Dolphin Hotel. Yes, Donal's apple pie is fantastic! It sounds like you fell in love with our beautiful island. We look forward to welcoming you again. More 

Westport, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were here last night. Started off greeted by a very friendly waitress. The food was top notch and the best we had while on the island. Wine was great starters, mains and dessert all great and it didn't cost the earth. We left happy, full of good food and wine. Will defo be back here on our next stay... More 

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dolphinhotel_13, General Manager at The Dolphin Hotel and Restaurant Inishbofin, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Glad you enjoyed the Dolphin and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

Innishannon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Booked very short notice, phoned the hotel for pick up and Pat, collected us at the pier when we arrived. All very relaxed and making you feel at ease. Room was excellent, very spacious and clean. No complains for a hotel on a Island, the lay back attitude made us really feel on holiday from the first time we arrived.

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dolphinhotel_13, Front Office Manager at The Dolphin Hotel and Restaurant Inishbofin, responded to this review

Than you for your kind review Ed. We try to make all our customers feel at home in our hotel. Glad you had a wonderful stay and hope to see you again soon More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

First time staying in this hotel, would not hesitate to recommend to anyone. The food was beautiful and the staff were extremely welcoming and helpful. Rooms were exceptionally clean and comfortable, could not find fault in this hotel, it completely reflects the atmosphere of the island - exceptionally friendly and charming.

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dolphinhotel_13, General Manager at The Dolphin Hotel and Restaurant Inishbofin, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Inishbofin is truly a unique and friendly island. Will pass on your compliments to the staff, it is always great to get good feedback. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

From the moment he picks you up at the pier to your return to the boat, Pat the owner of the hotel makes you feel at home. The craic is second to none. The food in brill. As for Inisboffin its a must see. Great walks, great food and great sights.

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Roscommon, Ireland
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

If you want to experience island life and what it was like then this is a must visit. The hotel is run by a family who go out of their way to ensure you feel welcome and comfortable. Food is very good and rooms in Dolphin are very comfortable. The island is really lovely and is a great place to... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about The Dolphin Hotel and Restaurant Inishbofin

Address: Middle Quarter, Inishbofin, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Inishbofin
Price Range: $89 - $256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
The Dolphin Hotel Inishbofin
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