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Harbour View Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #20 of 56 Doolin B&B and Inns
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Reviewed May 31, 2010

This was our first B&B in Ireland. We were weary travelers when we arrived, and Jonathan could not have been nicer. The room was very clean. Although on the road, noise was no problem. Breakfast was hearty and filling. Jonathan went out of his way to try to get his wireless internet connection working, but we had to use an internet cafe in Doolin. It wasn't a problem. We would recommend this B&B without hesitation, and hope to visit with Jonathan and Cathy again.

  • Stayed: May 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 23, 2010

The views from our room at Harbour View were stunning, across to Doolin and the Atlantic Ocean. Our room was a good size for a bed and breakfast, and came with all the essentials (kettle, hairdryer, tv etc). The bathroom was modern and in good condition, as was the rest of the house, with one wing devoted to bed and breakfast rooms, and a lounge with open fire (nice after a coldy windy day in May). Excellent hospitality, extremely helpful hosts ensured we had a lovely stay.
The B and B is just outside Doolin, but it is only a short drive to O' Connors pub, with huge food portions, great atmosphere and Irish Music.

  • Stayed: May 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 4, 2010

Pleasant spot on the road above Doolin about a mile from the pubs. New purpose built B&B run by pleasant young family. We had a very quiet room in the back - no view. Nicely furnished. Very good breakfast. Recommended.

  • Stayed: July 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 6, 2010

We spent only one night here but were very satisfied with our stay. Our room was spacious & very clean. The bathroom, by European standards, was large, but rather starkly done. But it, too, was immaculate. Breakfast was served hot & delicious, as it was everywhere we stayed in Ireland. The Irish may have yet to master interior design for their bathrooms, but Harborview was clean, comfy, & accommodating.

  • Stayed: September 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 9, 2009

We chose this guest house thinking it would be close to O'Connors pub and the few shops that make up what we thought was Doolin, when in fact the place is about 3 small villages in close proximity. After searching high and low in that area we chose to look further afield and in the end asked for directions to Harbour View. The route took us right out of the village and way up in the hills. Eventually we found the place and upon knocking were greeted by the owners mother, who in the middle of cooking dinner, rushed us in the nicest way possible to our room (all rooms ground-floor being a bungalow) and then hastily returned to her frying pan, hope the garlic didn't burn!

We seemed to be the only guests there at that time and so benefited form being given a large family room with some fantastic views looking out over Doolin and to sea. The place has recently enjoyed refurbishment and our room was absolutely lovely, the only downside being the double-glazed windows not having french doors to open onto the decking outside, but no other gripes could possibly be had.

We only stayed here one night on our itinerary, but would liked to have stayed longer. Unfortunately we missed breakfast in the morning, but am sure it wouldn't disappoint. All in all a fine little place to stay, but be prepared for a lengthy walk down to the pubs/shops.

  • Stayed: October 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 17, 2009

You can't see Doolin Harbor, but you can see the Aran Isles and mile of Irish coast. This is a lovely B&B and Doolin is a way cool town.

  • Stayed: May 2009, traveled solo
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Reviewed July 29, 2009

My wife and I went on a 10 day excursion of Ireland with the intentions of making no plans and just stopping where and when we wished....10 days/10 stops. We stopped in Doolin and new after our fist night that we could not stay just one day so we stayed for 2 1/2. We stayed at Harbour View and could not be more pleased with the owner and her hospitality. We were not treated as strangers to Ireland but as old friends stopping by for a few days. She went out of her way to make our experience one of a kind and make us feel welcome in her home. The room was great and with a gorgeous morning view. Wireless internet, great breakfast and fantastic conversation. We will be going back to Doolin and a large part of this is due to the Harbour View B&B.

  • Stayed: May 2009, traveled as a couple
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Address: Harbour View, Doolin, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Doolin
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Ranked #20 of 56 B&Bs / Inns in Doolin
Price Range: $104 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Harbour View is located on the Wild Atlantic Way overlooking the Village of Doolin and the Atlantic Ocean. We are just a 5 minute drive to the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre and 3 minute drive to our local pubs and restaurants which offer traditional music nightly. Our location offers fantastic sunsets and panoramic views of the Aran Islands, the Burren National Park, and Galway Bay. Our location is an ideal base to explore these unique sights. Other Doolin attractions include the Doolin Cave, the Doolin Cliff Walk, and ferry rides under the Cliffs of Moher and to the Aran Islands. There is also local horse-back riding which can be organized by our staff. ... more   less 
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