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Ardawn House
Ranked #16 of 197 Galway B&B and Inns
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“Wonderful B&B”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2011

We had a great time at the Ardawn House in July. Mike and Breda Guilfoyle are welcoming and helpful hosts. The room was very clean and comfortable, breakfast was generous, tea and coffee added a nice touch during the day, and the location is super. I'll definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with friends
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2011

We were disappointed in our room. The shower was the smallest (think cruise ship and then reduce it by 50%) in our 12 days in Ireland. There was also a musty smell in our bathroom and some type of brown residue falling from behind the mirror on the wall onto the bathroom counter. On the positive side, it is only a short walk to downtown and the hosts are very accommodating. It appears that a great many tour groups use this B&B because we stayed two nights and had tours there both nights. A Rick Steves group was one of them and one of the guests we talked with said her friends at an adjacent B&B had much better facilities.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2011

The proprieters Mike and Breda are very hospitable and make you feel very welcome in their home. Their location is within walking distance to town centre and they serve a delicious Irish breakfast. When visiting, I realized I had been there 16 years ago and was staying in the same room!

  • Stayed September 2011
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2011

I stayed at the Ardawn House saturday september 10th.

Nice room, smallish but very clean. The tea and coffee faciliets were found in the sitting room, a cozy place were we met and talked to other guests.

Another plus is the location especially if you like dog racing as the track is right next door.

The bus station was about 5 minutes walk from the Ardown which is was great as I had to take the express bus to the Dublin aiport. The city center is a few minutes extra walk.

Last but not least: the other elements that make a b&b a place you want to come back to are, the breakfast :-) and the friendliness of the owners. I both cases, the Ardawn will absolutely not dissapoint you.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled with friends
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2011

Ardawn House is very nice -- a great room, excellent breakfast. There is free parking on the premises or overnight on the street (fee during daytime hours). It is a 5-10 minute walk to the "no cars" section of Galway, with its ancient cathedral, restaurants, pubs and shopping. Mike & Breda are excellent hosts, very friendly and especially helpful.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled with friends
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Property: Ardawn House
Address: Ardawn 31 College Road, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #16 of 197 B&Bs / Inns in Galway
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): €€
Hotel Class:5 star — Ardawn House 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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 
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