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The Anglers Return
Ranked #238 of 443 County Galway B&B and Inns
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
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“A magical place to stay.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2011

This was my third stay at the Anglers Return and certainly won't be my last. Lynn runs a wonderful guesthouse. The house is overflowing with character and very comfortable. It was lovely to come back after a long hike to a roaring fire in the sitting room. The breakfast is excellent, made with home grown or local produce. Lynn is very helpful and knowledgeable about walking and fishing in the local area and introduced us to some lovely walks.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2010

We spent a very comfortable and very quiet night here. The Angler's Return is in a wonderful location for travelling around Connemara. The rooms were rather quaint, but very comfortable. Breakfast was good, with fresh fruit compote from the garden, though the cooked 'fry' was not memorable. The garden is wonderful.

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2009

What a wonderful stay we had visiting The Angler's Return. Hostess, Lynn and her wiley sheep dog offered us a very comfortable, beautiful stay. The area is simply outstanding, with the nearby town of Roundstone a quiet and friendly place. We were VERY comfotable and the house and grounds were very well cared for – with a luxurious country house feel. One of the highlights of angling tour of Ireland!

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  • Stayed May 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about The Anglers Return

Property: The Anglers Return
Address: Toombeola | Roundstone, Connemara, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #238 of 443 B&Bs / Inns in County Galway
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled at the foot of Derradda Hill, overlooking the famous Ballynahinch River, The Anglers Return was built in the 1800s as a sporting lodge and is now the home of Lynn Hill and her family. The house is a wonderfully peaceful guesthouse enhanced by the log fires and beautiful gardens. Outside, the grounds are highlighted by a profusion of flowers, stone walls, beautiful river views and garden paths. Awarded as one of Bridgestone's "Top 10 Places to Get Away From it All" in 2011, The Anglers Return is a peaceful retreat to rest, relax and enjoy the west of Ireland. Roundstone, a lively picturesque fishing village, with many good restaurants, pubs, traditional irish music, craft shops and galleries, is only 7 minutes away, south-west along the coast road. With wonderful beaches, the coastal area is a delight. Recommended by "McKennas Guides, 100 Best in Ireland", "Alastair Sawday's Special Places" and "Georgina Campbell's Ireland" ... more   less 
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