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Los Angeles, California
1 review
Reviewed 29 January 2012

Located right next to dog track on a very busy street. Also Needs updating. Breakfast was good.

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Starkville, Mississippi
1 review
Reviewed 24 January 2012

We spent two nights at the Ardawn House in August, 2011. It is a lovely place to stay. Mike was so nice to drive our car in and out out of the parking lot since we are used to driving on the right. They have hot water and a variety of teas available in the parlor in the afternoons. We... More 

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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 23 January 2012

Most of the top rated Trip Advisor B&B’s are all located on the same street: College Road. Thankfully, we picked Ardawn House, because it was a perfect fit! This was a last minute trip; therefore, we didn’t have a lot of time to plan. Luckily, Mike and Breda were extremely helpful and knew what to recommend. They were also very... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 22 January 2012

Very nice room, great breakfast, Mike and Breda very helpful with local information. Easy walk into Galway, great location for our first visit to this lovely city. We would definitely pay a return visit to Ardawn House.

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New Mexico
1 review
Reviewed 22 January 2012

After 24 hours of travel, we arrived ahead of schedule at Ardawn hoping to get a few hours of much-needed sleep. Breda was very accommodating and showed us promptly to our room overlooking the dog track. Breakfast the next morning in the lovely dining areas was our introduction to a full Irish and it was superb. During our stay, both... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 18 January 2012

Owners Mike and Breda were very accommodating when our foursome arrived a little earlier than they expected. We were mostly through our vacation throughout Ireland, having stayed in B&Bs each evening, and this jewel didn't disappoint. Ardawn House was nicely furnished with comfortable rooms, a convenient stroll from downtown Galway. Breakfast was typically super - a feature we had learned... More 

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Rockport, Texas, United States
1 review
Reviewed 17 January 2012

We immensely enjoyed our time at Ardawn House when we backpacked Ireland this past summer. The staff was very helpful in guiding us to local attractions and giving us pointers on where to go next. The property is a short walk to downtown, which was also very convenient.

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Quincy, Illinois, United States
1 review
Reviewed 15 January 2012

We felt very welcomed at the Ardawn. The owners were friendly and helpful. Our room was neat and clean and quiet. This was our first experience with a full Irish breakfast and it did not disappoint. The options were plentiful and delicious! Downtown Galway was just a short walk away allowing us to easily tour the city on foot. Overall,... More 

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Wellington, Colorado
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Reviewed 14 January 2012

My sister, brother and I stayed at Ardawn House last fall. Great location within walking distance of Galway's city center and Eyre Square. Off street parking, nice rooms, and a great Irish breakfast each morning. Mike and Breda were super hosts. Mike was a wonderful source of information about things to see and do in the Galway City area. He... More 

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New Zealand
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Reviewed 11 January 2012

A party of us New Zealander's stayed at Ardawn House in August 2010 on our way to Northern Ireland for a wedding. Great spot, great host, great accommodation. We loved it and recommend it.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ardawn House is a family run city centre bed and breakfast. We are located close to the tourist office and the coach station where all the day tour buses depart from. We have 8 very comfortable rooms all en-suite. We have free car parking and WiFi.In 2011 we completely refurbished all our room. We have a huge choice of breakfast and most of our produce is local and organic. Your hosts and owners are Mike and Breda Guilfoyle who have vast experience in the hospitality sector. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ardawn House

Address: Ardawn 31 College Road, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: €109 - €121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Nice B&B and good breakfasts”
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“If you don't want to see the track, stay on the second floor. The third floor had that option.”
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