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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Clochard B&B is a 15 minute walk to the city centre, in a quiet area, with private car parking. The hosts are very welcoming and they offer good advice for a round trip to Connemara (worth a visit, by the way!). Splendid breakfast, comfortable rooms, and pleasant conversation with the hosts if you like. And if you want to eat... More 

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Topeka
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Pat and Helena were nice hosts. They offered to let us watch the all-Ireland Gaeilic Football match with them and recommended a delightful pub when we declined. They served a good Irish breakfast. The room was small by American standards, but comfortable. Their location was a bit hard to find because of incomplete directions given by our travel agency.

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We traveled from Seattle to Galway, Ireland for a family wedding and stayed at the Clochard B&B for 4 wonderful nights. Pat & Helena make you feel very welcome as soon as you walk in the door of their lovely B&B. The rooms are clean and fresh and very comfortable. The highlight of our stay was the amazing breakfasts we... More 

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

Note -this place was VERY hard to find. It is located exactly at the intersection of Shantalla Rd. and Colmcille Rd. It's surrounded by a high stone wall, thus is difficult to spot. (it's a tiny offshoot of Shantalla Rd with four or five houses on it) Shantalla Road runs straight down into the city center at Wolf Tone bridge,... More 

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Clochard1995, Owner at Clochard B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Clochard, 4 Spires gardens, Galway is not so difficult to fined at all. Down load Google maps, on your I phone, smartphone or i pad and the directions are exact to the door bell. By the way Google maps so far is a free service. Pat More 

Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

Clochard and especially Helena epitomizes Irish hospitality. We were greeted with tea and cakes after a long drive from Dublin and shown to our lovely room overlooking Helena,s passion, her beautiful,patio full of potted flowers. She is obviously a master gardener. The whole property indoor and out is amazingly clean and well run. Starched linens, fantastic ensuite bedroom and amazing... More 

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Reviewed 27 July 2016

I was fortunate to spend 6 nights at Clochard -3 at the start of a 12 day Ireland adventure, and 3 at the end of our journey. I was traveling with my husband and another couple from US. We were lucky to be traveling with friends who had stayed at Clochard on several previous occasions. As soon as we entered... More 

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wells, maine
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

This is my 4th stay with Pat and Helena over 13 years...they are awesome and treat you like family. There were four of us this visit and each of us reflect on how special Pat and Helena made our visit because of their B & B, kindness, hospitality, stories, and food (love the homemade jams). Clochard is walking distance to... More 

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Dunboyne, Ireland
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

lovely B&B, with lovely, friendly helpful owners. Upon arrival, we were Greeted with homemade muffins....the only time during our eight nights in Ireland. Breakfasts were also the best we experienced. Scones were wonderful. Owners Pat and Helena were warm, helpful and very attentive.

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Bergamo, Italy
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

The owners are very kind, in fact they booked for us the ferry to Aran Islands avoiding us a very long queque, but they speak very quickly so we was a bit in difficulty to understand. According to my friends and I probabily it could be better to pay more attention to cleaning. The position of the B&B is in... More 

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Clochard1995, Owner at Clochard B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our bed and breakfast and we appreciate your comments. We take the matter of cleaning and hygiene very seriously with daily and weekly cleaning arrangements in place. In addition, our home is inspected by the HSE ( The statutory Authority) and by Faillte Ireland ( Tourism Board) and the certificates of compliance... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 July 2015

This was our third visit to Clochard and, once again, this homely B&B didn't disappoint. It's just a 15 minute stroll to Galway city centre and everything is provided for an enjoyable stay. The owners couldn't do enough for us including helping us plan our trip to the spectacular Arran Islands. The bedroom and loo was scrupulously clean and the... More 

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Clochard1995, Owner at Clochard B&B, responded to this review

Thanks for The positive comments. looking forward to your next visit. We Pat& Helena. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clochard bed& Breakfast is a Luxurious family bed and Breakfast Quite Historic site, Irish Tourist Board Approved, Registered with Town and Country Homes Ass. and Bed& Breakfast Nationwide U.K 10 minutes walk to City Cenrte to all resturants, Pubs. Music,and to University College Hospital, NUIG. and Beach.Cable T.V , Tea/ Coffee Facalities in all rooms free Internet Access Wi FiAll tours can be arranged on arrival Connemars Tour. Cliffs Moher, Aran Island free pick up for all tours each morning.Guided walking tours arranged for Connemars and the Burren ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clochard B&B

Address: Clochard 4 Spire Gardens | Shantalla Road, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: €32 - €45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Have a look at the bed & breakfast guide of Ireland, published by B&B Ireland.”
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“Rooms are small and so is the bathroom but you're in them such a short time who cares.”
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“My husband and I had the room on the back of the house (upstairs). It was quiet and overlooked a school's sports field.”
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