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    The Bards Den

    Letterfrack, Ireland
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    27 Jul 2017
    “Service appalling and the boss rude and ignorant”
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    Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

    Visited and stayed in The Bards Den for 3 nights while on a diving trip with my club. Was warmly welcomed on arrival by the staff who couldn't do enough for us. Rooms were clean and warm and en suite shower was better than my...More

    Thank Bonniewolf1981
    Reviewed 25 March 2015

    I understand the gift shop is fairly new here. The staff were friendly and helpful and the gifts on display were of a high quality to match all price ranges and truly beautiful pieces from Rebekah Khan ceramic collection. Well with a visit.

    1  Thank Molly O
    Reviewed 3 February 2015

    We had such a great time in Letterfrack, and staying at the Bard's Den was perfect. The meals we ate there were great and the head chef and owner was very helpful in answering all of our questions and providing suggestions. The beds may not...More

    Thank stim0018
    Reviewed 19 September 2014

    We spent two nights here while we enjoyed the area around Letterfrack. Five of us stayed in a group room with a bathroom. The room smelled like mildew, like it might have recently flooded. The bathroom was old and rustic, you showered reluctantly. There was...More

    Thank scootegirl
    Reviewed 4 August 2014

    Stayed for one night with my husband on the 02 August 2014. The room was basic ..to be expected in a hostel. However even the plug in air freshener could not disguise the smell of damp...if anything it only made things worse. The beds, pillows...More

    1  Thank Caroline C
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