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Wits End B & B
Ranked #2 of 13 Roundstone B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews
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“Excellent B&B”
Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

Wits End is a real treat. Nora and Eileen were so welcoming and our room was spotless and very comfortable. There was even a couch in the room - lovely for just relaxing. The view looked out over the water and the location meant easy walking distance to anything we needed. Breakfast was exceptional - we even had lovely flowers as decorations on the plate. This exemplified the hosts' attention the detail. Great stay, thanks Nora and Eileen.

Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Burlington, Canada
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

Very cute bed and breakfast. Right in Roundstone "town". Room had lots of space. Was very clean including bathroom. Had view of Roundstone bay from our window. Breakfast was plentiful. Cereal and a huge traditional Irish breakfast. Lots of parking on street.

Roundstone is small and the surrounding area is beautiful, I wish we had been staying there two nights. Go to O'Dowds for dinner! Some of the freshest best seafood we've ever had! (And friendly people / great atmosphere).

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

I saw a Monty Hall documentary on Inishnee and Roundstone and just had to see it for myself. So we stayed at Wits End B & B in Roundstone. Norah and Eileen were so welcoming. Our room was clean and nicely decorated. The view was gorgeous and breakfast was fresh and delicious as well as beautifully presented. I hope to return and stay longer next time.

  • Stayed September 2013
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed September 30, 2013

Decided on a whim to have a weekend away in Connemara and booked Wits End because of the great reviews it had received - which it certainly lived up to! From Nora and Eileen's lovely warm welcome, to the very comfortable room and fabulous breakfast, we had a thoroughly enjoyable stay. We hope to return there in the not-too-distant future!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 23, 2013

We were welcomed late in the day by Nora with coffee, tea and snacks. Tidy, clean rooms, with fresh flowers, overlooking the bay. Quiet little town (no ATM or gas station) until you get to O'Dowd's or the Shamrock. Eileen, the owner is a hoot! My wife was ill several data and Nora delivered trays to the room for her. Breakfasts are wonderful. Fabulous dinner next door at Vaughan's. Great time in Clifden at the arts festival and at Kylemore Abby. For a most pleasant, welcoming place with gracious, warm and friendly hosts, stay at the Wits End in Roundstone. You'll love it.

Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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New Forest
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Reviewed September 13, 2013

This was a special trip to take my parents for their Diamond Wedding Anniversary and we could not have been made more welcome by Eileen, Oliver and Nora, who were so helpful and couldn't do enough for us. We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay and everything was perfect, from the comfortable rooms to the delicious breakfasts. Thanks so much to you all - can't wait to return one day!

Room Tip: Lovely views from front rooms
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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Ottertail, Minnesota, United States
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Reviewed September 9, 2013

Our hosts in Westport highly recommended Wits End when they heard we were headed toward Galway. We stopped for 2 hrs at the Kylemore Abbey on the way for a lovely afternoon. Eileen offered us tea/coffee the minute we stepped inside, and we had a great chat while I ruined my dinner appetite with some delicious raisin bread.
Our room overlooks the Atlantic, is tastefully done and very comfortable. There are a couple good restaurant options within a block. I would encourage any of my friends to stay here.

Room Tip: You can't go wrong. Playground across the street.
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Property: Wits End B & B
Address: Main Street | Roundstone Village, Roundstone, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Roundstone
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #2 of 13 B&Bs / Inns in Roundstone
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Wits End is a family run Bed and Breakfast located on the Main Street of Roundstone village in Connemara, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Wits End enjoys fantastic sea views. All visitor attractions in Connemara are less than 40 minutes drive from Wits End, making it an ideal place to explore Connemara from. There is lots of car parking in Roundstone. Come and visit soon. You will be welcome. ... more   less 

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