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Mallmore Country House
Ranked #5 of 45 Clifden B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Milan, Italy
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“Spectacular B&B”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Spectacular B & B in a historic mansion.
The house is located in a private park, on a promontory overlooking the sea.
Our room was very spacious, clean and luxuriously furnished, with a splendid view of the garden and the sea.
I recommend having a walk in the woods and get to the "bench of the bishop", where you can see the whole bay!
Good and plentiful breakfast.
highly recommended

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Siobhan H, Manager at Mallmore Country House, responded to this review, August 10, 2013
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Charleston, South Carolina
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Reviewed July 28, 2013

Our family of three spent two nights in Connemara last week. One of them was at Mallmore. We stayed in a triple room(1 queen bed and 1 twin). The room was very large and included a sitting area overlooking the gardens in the back yard. After staying in several B&B's over the course of the week, this one is definitely on the nicer end of the scale. We really enjoyed the pathways in the back of the house/through the woods that led to some great views of the harbor. The property is a 2 minute drive to the Clifden town center where there are plenty of pubs/restaurants/shops. We also spent a night at the Ardmore House. We preferred Ardmore because of its location along Sky Road which offered better scenery.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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Siobhan H, Manager at Mallmore Country House, responded to this review, August 10, 2013
Thank you very much for your review.
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old windsor
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Reviewed July 21, 2013

Our stay here has been outstanding, the views are stunning with the gardens drifting down to the estuary.
rooms were generously proportioned with a quiet sitting area for reading or having a glass of wine.
Our room had a corkscrew and bottle opener, so helpful, thanks, they let me use their washing line, thanks.
breakfasts were stunning, really excellent.
Guest lounge had tea making facilities, books and a wonderful atmosphere.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Siobhan H, Manager at Mallmore Country House, responded to this review, July 26, 2013
Thank you so much for your review, hopefully we will see you again.
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yorkshire
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Reviewed July 21, 2013

We recently visited the beautiful area of Connemara on the west coast of Ireland which in itself is Highly recommended. Based on Trip advisor reviews we booked Mallmore House in Clifden for 3 nights. We only wished we could have stayed longer . If you are looking for comfort , cleanliness , wonderful kind hospitality in a beautiful country house in a serene setting then Mallmore is definitely for you. Its only a 20 min stroll into the great town of Clifden with its terrific restaurants and Traditional Irish music bars, what more could anyone want.?
Kathleen, Alan and Siobhan are wonderful hosts and Kathleen cooks a great Irish breakfast whilst Siobhan delivers it with a lovely Irish smile every morning, nothing is too much trouble. We cant wait to go back.

Room Tip: There isn't a Bad room
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
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Siobhan H, Manager at Mallmore Country House, responded to this review, July 26, 2013
Thank you very much for your lovely review, it means a lot to hear such nice things. See you again soon!
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 15, 2013

This is a grand building with very large, well-furnished rooms with stunning views, modern bathrooms, and a grand yet welcoming sitting area. The location could not be better - on the edge of Connemara National Park and close to the charming village of Clifden. The proprietress, Kathleen, is wonderfully helpful, and her daughter Siobhan helps her with the preparation of the magnificent breakfasts. The only minor problem is that in summer midges come swarming into the room through the screen-less bathroom windows. But this is truly minor - we would love to come back here for a longer stay!!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Siobhan H, Manager at Mallmore Country House, responded to this review, July 26, 2013
Thank you for your lovely review, we hope to see you again soon.
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 10, 2013

Wow! I had read the reviews on tripadvisor and wondered if it really could be that good and believe me it is! A stunning setting with incredible views from the bedrooms of the bay and gorgeous comfortable rooms and bathrooms.
We were welcomed by Kathleen who is lovely and cannot do enough to make your stay fabulous. The lounge is delightful and the woodburner made it feel very cosy and you can help yourself to tea/coffee and biscuits.
Breakfast was superb with a great mix of fresh fruits, homemade bread and scones and we ate freshly made pancakes with a warm fruit compote and creme fraiche. Others were tucking into a full irish breakfast which looked equally delicious. The dining room is just as beautiful as the lounge and creates a relaxing and welcoming feel.

Room Tip: Ask for a room with a view of the bay.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Siobhan H, Manager at Mallmore Country House, responded to this review, July 29, 2013
Thank you very much for your kind words, we really hope we will see you again.
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Totnes, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

The best B&B in Ireland! The welcome from Kathleen and Siobhan is wonderful, the rooms and beds could not be better and the setting is lovely. Our window looked out on the garden and the Clifden bay beyond. We stayed three nights and will certainly be back.

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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Siobhan H, Manager at Mallmore Country House, responded to this review, July 29, 2013
Just a little note to say thank you very much for your kind review, we are really glad you enjoyed your time with us.
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Additional Information about Mallmore Country House

Property: Mallmore Country House
Address: Ballyconneely Road, Clifden, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Clifden
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 45 B&Bs / Inns in Clifden
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Mallmore Country House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Mallmore Country House is a 4 star, family run Bed and Breakfast. It is listed as a Historic Home and dates back to the late 1700′s. Mallmore House is surrounded by 35 acres of ancient woodland, which is teeming with native wildlife and offers walks to the shores of Clifden Bay. Our home provides luxurious accommodation with individually decorated, spacious rooms, with beautiful views over Clifden Bay and our gardens. Our award winning breakfasts are served in our elegant dining room to give you a perfect start to your day. ... more   less 

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