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Balzan
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2014

Shanlin House is a lovely place to stay in and the hosts are very welcoming. We spent a week there and were very comfortable. The breakfast was good and the rooms were very clean . The shower was a bit too small however we had all the necessities we needed. The towels were changed daily. We recommend Shanlin House to... More 

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Raeford, North Carolina, United States
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43 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2014

We visited Oranmore in July of this year and stayed in Shanlin House B&B. the house was beautiful, the rooms comfortable and the host was excellent! He was willing to help us out on exploring the local area and gave us some great information regarding restaurants. The breakfast was fantastic also. We have already recommended this B&B to family traveling... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Overall our stay here was nice. The breakfast was fantastic and the host very friendly and helpful with planning our trip. The only thing preventing an excellent rating was the wifi, it didn't work half the time, and when it did it was very weak. Yes, the room and bathroom were small, but they served our purposes just fine since... More 

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Thank Lee C
Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 16 May 2014

Friendly and comfortable, great nights sleep, no noise. Irish breakfast to set you up for the day, really friendly hosts. Room and bathroom a bit small but quite adequate as a base for exploring surrounding area and Galway.

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Thank Sue B
Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 May 2014

We have enjoyed our stay at Shanlin House B+B! Very nice host, friendly, communicable. Location is pretty close to town if driving. Delicious and friendly breakfast! Thank you! Rooms were very comfy! When we returned back late at night, comfortable bed was waiting for us! Floor lamps were switched in the lounge and it made such a nice and comfy... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 22 September 2013

This is our first B&B stay ever, but we felt the accommodation was fantastic, bar the very small bathroom. (although as we say - it is our first so maybe all are this small). The bedroom was comfortable, the walls were not paper thin as some suggest. We had a couple with a young baby (10 week old) in the... More 

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Thank Allan C
Lempaala, Finland
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71 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2013

Shanlin´s house and garden are beutiful (photos are real). Our room was very tidy but we can not deny that the room and bathroom were quite small (almost no storage place) and voices could be easily heart from the other rooms and corridor but what can you expect... The wifi didn´t work very well, neather did the tv. For their... More 

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Thank Hekivi
Edmonton, Canada
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36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2013

I stayed here for 3 nights. Seamus and family are extremely nice and the rate was very reasonable. Everything was spotlessly clean. Bed was comfy. Room was smallish and bathroom very small. Breakfast was hearty - I love the Irish bacon, sausage and black pudding.

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Thank RGWL
Sydney
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120 reviews
84 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2012

I am not sure how this B&B has been rated so highly. There is no denying the owner is super friendly and helpful but that doesn't make it great. This is one of those all too familiar purpose built B&Bs and cheaply built at that. The rooms are small, have only the one chair, the walls are paper thin, the... More 

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Reviewed 21 August 2012

I was travelling on business and would normally stay in hotels but at this time of year they can be a bit on the pricey side especially in Galway so I decided to seek out a nice B&B for my two nights in Galway. From the moment I called to make my booking I was delighted with the service. They... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shanlin House Bed & Breakfast, is the ideal location for the visitor to stay, relax and "watch the sun go down on Galway Bay." It provides a central location from which to tour the major attractions of the West of Ireland, a variety of local attractions and activities and the village of Oranmore within a few minutes walk for a selection of restaurants, pubs and music. A residence for comfort and relaxation. Check our prices and make a reservation by post or online. From the first glance at the outside of Shanlin House, the guest knows from seeing the well-tended gardens, the colourful window boxes and imposing facade of the house that this is no ordinary guest accommodation. Shanlin House is the ideal base for the tourist wishing to visit the major attractions of the West of Ireland. Local attractions include Galway Bay Golf and Country Club and Clarinbridge village, the home of the Oyster Festival. ... more   less 

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Address: Shanlin House Maree Road, Oranmore, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway > Oranmore
Price Range: €73 - €76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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