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East Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was visiting Achill recently with family. We have been coming there for years and have always eaten at the Achill Head Hotel. Sadly this was not possible for the last two years as the place was closed. We arrived this year and the hotel has re opened under new management. Even though they were busy cleaning from a very busy... More 

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Ordered potato skins from the pub lunch menu without greart expectations. But they were superb and imaginative. Great service, excellent value, personable wait staff, nice eating area in lobby, great wifi.

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1 Thank mhharvey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

Stayed at Achill Head Hotel with my parents and kids. It was fabulous with something for all to do. My parents enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and loads of outdoor activities for the kids. Highly recommend the hotel And the staff were fab. Scenery is spectacular. CTS Kildare

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Cork, Cork, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We visited the Achill Head hotel for a late lunch I think we were there around 3.30pm. We decided to avail of their bar food menu. It wasn't really busy, there were some tables in use but there were others that were free. I noticed that some of the tables hadn't been cleared but anyway we found a clean one.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This place was a sad and forlorn tip the last time I was here in 2010 or 2011 but it has been VERY substantially refreshed since. Very good lunch and nice friendly ambience about. The staff told me that new management came in in 2013. Ignore all reviews older than 2013 as they are not representative of the current situation... More 

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1 Thank MuggKins
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

My god , what a threat ... Just walked in to the hotel and most friendliest of the staff we came across in a long time . We took a bite to eat and the food was fab.. Really the best homemade grub we had in a while . I would really recommend this place for a bite to eat... More 

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2 Thank Damo40
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

The Achill Head Hotel is the best value on the island for a consistently good lunch. Mussels for €5.50, soup & sandwich combo served with side salads for €6, huge, gorgeous Irish breakfast served until 4pm. It's clean, friendly staff! Highly recommend!

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Westport, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My family and I travelled to Achill Island for our dinner on Saturday evening. We stopped off at the Achill Head Hotel and went into the bar for food. The interior was spotless. You could eat off the floor, the tiles were shining. The selection of food was very good. We had a steak, chicken stirfry, chicken bap, chicken curry... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

on a recent trip to ireland i had the good fortune to stay at the achill head hotel, the staff were great, the food superb, the entertainment fabulous, what more can one want. using the hotel as a base you can take your time to tour the hotspots of the island or drive to the towns and villages of the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

Out for a couple on days doing photography of the island and night photography. Blessed with the weather and also blessed that Gillian allowed me to stay the night before they officially opened for the summer. Breakfast was brilliant and enjoyed the evening food. Will go back again thats for sure

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Gill1137, General Manager at Achill Head Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Philip, Many thanks for your very kind words. All was our pleasure :) We had perfect clear skies about four nights ago, millions of stars and a fabulous moon......totally ideal for the photography you were doing when you stayed with us. Until the next time, when your back to take shots of Achill by Night, take care. Gillian and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family run hotel, with the hotel dating back to the early 1900's.Ten minutes walk from the village of Keel, over-looking Purteen Harbour & The Wild Atlantic Ocean. We offer Budget Accommodation, either Room Only or B&B. Renowned for serving excellent Bar Food. Home to Achill's finest Nite Club. Live Music every weekend during the tourist season, ideal for those who wish to enjoy a lively weekend away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Achill Head Hotel

Address: Keel, Achill Island, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Achill Island
Number of rooms: 19
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