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Reviewed 25 September 2016

8 of us stayed here for golf. All would happily return. From the excellent breakfast choices, through nice touches like the drying room for golf gear, it is a first rate place to stay. We eat at the restaurant on our last night and it was easily our best meal in Ireland and priced very reasonably

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mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Scot for recommending our hotel. Our menu at €45.00 is a really good deal for a fine dining restaurant and we are glad you thought so too. It is gratifying that you enjoyed what we had to offer. Come back sometime again. Michael

Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed 1 night and had dinner and breakfast. The staff was very friendly and helpful at both the reception desk and the restaurant. Accommodations were clean comfortable. Food was excellent and fresh.

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mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

We are glad to be of service to you. Thank you for sharing your recommendation with others. Michael

Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Just finished a one night stay at the Vaughan Lodge. The lodge was close to the town of Lahinch and the golf course. The rooms were well appointed, clean and comfortable. The breakfast was well presented and very tasty.

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mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

There is an advert on TV for a paint product that states that "It does exactly what it says on the Tin" Your few words are very much in that mode for us !! So glad we delivered the product that you required! Tank you for your custom Michael

Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 22 September 2016

At first I thought this was just a nice clean hotel. However, by the time I left I realized this was probably the nicest hotel and staff I have ever experienced! Unfortunately, the restaurant was not open on a Tuesday night, but they cheerfully guided us to a great location for dinner. The rooms were great and they thoughtfully had...

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mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Kim for letting us know how you enjoyed your stay with us. It is the small details that make for a good stay and we hope that we have thought of most of the things that assist our guests in enjoying their break. Your words have given us encouragement to continue the quest for happy guests!! Thanks for...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

What an experience. Great service, large and comfortable rooms and attentive staff. The restaurant is as good as any place I've been. The food was outstanding and Michael and team are first class professionals. Well done!

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mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

We are blushing here at the accolade you have bestowed on us!! Many people ask why we do not enter for this award and for that award since we try to run a really good hotel and restaurant. My answer has always been that the appreciation of our guests is reward enough. Your review proves that point rather well,,,,,, Thank...

London, UK
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is a very fine small hotel, with everything in it exuding both quality and the personal care of the owners. The attention to detail is outstanding, the desire to please obvious. The rooms in the hotel are large, well appointed and comfortable. The dining room is elegant, and offers a really thoughtful menu which offers interesting food, well cooked...

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mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

There is no doubt that personality is only achieved within a hotel when people engage with each other. We were really pleased to learn how much you enjoyed being with us in Lahinch. When we built the Lodge we wanted to offer guests the type of hotel that we would choose to stay in ourselves. You seem to have enjoyed...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This bijou hotel is outstanding - warm hearted, professional staff. Delicious, local food - cooked with flair. Interior design including Wonderful photographs taken by Michael Vaughan of the local spectacular scenery block mounted, bring the spectacular scenery outdoors to indoors. There is so much to see and do locally - Golf for some but also an amazing beach to walk...

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mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Jane Come back to visit any time we enjoyed having you stay and we are so glad you were pleased with what we offer. Michael

Reviewed 11 September 2016

Well appointed, large rooms in nice boutique lodge that staff and owners are obviously very passionate about. Standard akin to much larger city hotel but still maintains cosy charm appropriate for area. Two minutes walk to beach and cafes/pubs, and close to golf course. Restaurant seems popular and was booked out by time I arrived - book ahead unless you...

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mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words John. I was sorry we could not accommodate your dinner request. We operate fine dining from Tuesday to Saturday and we do have a popular restaurant so it is always advisable to book ahead. Many people come to dine who are not guests of the hotel and we try to accommodate everyone as far...

La Quinta, California
Reviewed 7 September 2016

My husband and I recently stayed at the Vaughan Lodge with 2 other couples. We had an excellent experience at the hotel for a number of reasons. Martina, who greeted us at the front desk, is service personified. She got us checked in, was our bartender in their lounge, arranged a yoga class for the ladies, helped the guys with...

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mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts on our hotel. You mentioned two outstanding people in your review and we are so lucky to have both working with us. There are many more, of course who were equally impressive and whom you would not meet, behind the scenes making each day as good as it can be for our guests. Thank...

Reviewed 6 September 2016

Small lodge with views of Lahinch golf course. So convenient to the Cliffs of Moher. Very nice rooms. Our dinner was delicious...have the sole! The breakfast was the best we had in Ireland. Service was outstanding in every way. The staff went out of their way to meet our needs. I really hope we can have a "next time!" The...

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mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

You certainly got the whole experience and we are so glad that our efforts made for a comfortable and well remembered stay at Vaughan Lodge. we look forward to your return michael

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
4 star designer lodge hotel with 22 bedrooms. Situated overlooking Lahinch Golf Links and the Atlantic Ocean. Purpose built in 2005 and run by 4th generation local hotel family. Host Michael and Maria Vaughan - Seafood Restaurant ( open normallly Tuesday night to Saturday night - please check at time of booking ), Lounge, Free broadband, spacious accommodations, Drying Room, Putting Green, Free Car parking. Open March to November ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vaughan Lodge

Address: Ennistymon Road, Lahinch, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > Lahinch
Price Range: €169 - €210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Vaughan Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Second floor rooms seem quieter, there are no bad rooms”
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“All are terrific”
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“Some rooms look over the golf course but many onto the car park so ask if important”
 of 5 bubbles vermontscot, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had a beautiful room looking towards the sea and golf course, though I understand all rooms are very good”
 of 5 bubbles JMRLM, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“First fllor rooms on end where great”
 of 5 bubbles Hokieche, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
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