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Rose cottage is a 3 bedroom thatched cottage set in a private valley located in the world famous Burren National park and on the Wild Atlantic way. This traditional cottage is perfect as a base for touring the Cliffs of Moher, Aran Islands and Burren National Park. Galway is a 1 hour drive from the cottage and Shannon Airport is 1 hours drive. Our cottage is decorated in traditional style with wooden beams, open stone fireplace, stone flag floors and timber floors in the bedrooms. The cottage also has all modern comforts and conveniences .
Pets not allowedKid friendlyNo smoking
1 Super King1 Double2 Singles
Meet the host
Hosting since January 2016
Languages spoken: English
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guests: I can be contacted via phone or e-mail. We will arrange to meet guests at a convenient location in Doolin or Lisdoonvarna. From there we will guide you to the cottage where we will give you the keys and information on the house.
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Stumbled on this gem by accident when browsing for a few days accommodation in Doolin. Sometimes, you just get lucky.
This is a long, thatched house with three generous bedrooms, all ensuite. Cosy lounge with solid fuel stove to compliment the main heating system. The TV even has Netflix, if you fancy a night in before the fire.
The house is situated in a sheltered hollow at the end of a narrow lane, surrounded by mature gardens including a deck, with outdoor furniture. It's wonderfully peaceful, a great place to escape from the world for a while.
Inside, as well as the bedrooms and lounge, there's a generous and well equipped kitchen. There's also a washing machine and a drier, plus of course an outside clothesline to take advantage of the Atlantic breeze.
If you're looking for a conformable house to rent near Doolin, you can stop looking, you've found it.
Visited September 2020
Written 4 September 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Copenhagen, Denmark3 contributions
Wonderfull stay at Rose Cottage
At the end of the long and winding road lies the astonishing Rose Cottage, perfectly situated on the very verge of the Atlantic coast with stunning views to the Cliffs of Moher and Connemara further off. The House is tastefully decorated and with great amenities: We appreciated the 3 en-suites as we were a group of 5. Fine communication with the owners and thoughtful welcome package with wine & fruit. Close by is the possibility of walks in the limestone covered Burren with wild flowers and other sights. Doolin + Lisdoonvarna with pubs and music is also worth visiting. Treat yourself to dine at the neighbouring Ballinalacken Castle Country House Hotel, the host might invite you to visit his private 15th Century tower. Thoroughly recommended.
Visited July 2019
Written 11 August 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Thank you so much for the wonderful review.We are delighted you enjoyed you stay with us,and thank you for choosing Rose Cottage as your holiday destination . Ballinalacken castle is also our favourite place to eat at.(great recommendation). Hope to see in again in the future.
Ciaran and Anna.
Written 12 August 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
My stay at The Thatched Cottage near Doolin could not have been more enjoyable. All of the amenities were as advertised. The beds were especially cozy and the kitchen was suitable for preparing simple meals. The location down in a beautiful valley surrounded by limestone hills and lush pastures with lots of cattle and horses was of particular delight.
The only minor drawback was very spotty WiFi connectivity.
Our host, Joseph was a charm! Not only did he provide all he promised, but his recommendations for places to visit and eat was spot-on.
I would recommend this place to anyone and hope to return myself on day.
Visited June 2018
Written 17 June 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Superbe maison dans un site magnifique.
Cette location est idéale pour découvrir les us et coutumes de l'Irlande.
L'endroit est conforme à l'image attendue de ce fantastique pays (murs de pierres, petites routes, pâturages verts, quiétude, …, et surtout l'océan à côté).
La maison est superbe avec ses 3 chambres avec salles de bains, son salon cosy avec cheminée, son confort et la douceur du lieu.
Visited May 2018
Written 4 June 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Charming farmhouse in beautiful country
The thatched cottage was a lovely place for a relaxing break near Doolin, Lisdoonvarna, the Cliffs of Moher, the Burren and Co. Clare generally.
Joseph could not have been more helpful, friendly and obliging.
Visited April 2018
Written 12 May 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Limburg, Germany1 contribution
Weitläufiges Bauernhaus in traumhafter Abeschiedenheit
Haus entsprach in allen Belangen der Beschreibung. Liegt 5 km außerhalb von lisdonvarna. Allein die Anfahrt ist ein Erlebnis :-) .Große Schlafräume und riese Außenanlage. Bei richtig gutem Wetter hätten wir diese gerne mehr genutzt.
Rund um das Haus stehen einige Rinder der Gastgeber. Das macht das irland-Feeling bei jedem Aufwachen noch greifbarer.
Nachteil der Lage: Kein Netz und Wifi. Lange Anreise zum Einkaufen oder Ausgehen. Aber das war ja bekannt.
Etwas mehr Geschirr und Besteck wäre nicht schlecht.
Visited June 2017
Written 21 June 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Winnsboro, SC4 contributions
This was a wonderful cottage. Hosts were extremely helpful. The best place that We stayed in on our trip. Fruit in bowl. Some Staples in kitchen. Wonderful. Would stay there again. Actually would love to live there.
Visited May 2017
Written 31 May 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Perfect stay in Doolin!
We just arrived home from a 10 day family trip from Ireland, and I can't say enough of our stay at the thatched cottage! The house was beautiful, consisted of 3 bedrooms , each with it's own bathroom and shower, a wonderful kitchen and dining area as well as a beautiful living room , very rustic as pictured in the rental photo. Cathy and her family members were wonderful hosts during our stay in the Doolin area, providing us with any information that we needed , as well as suggestions of what to do and see during our stay here. The location of the cottage was a short drive to the village and local pubs (McGann's Pub was wonderful!!!!- great food, great local company, and great music!) The Doolin area is simply beautiful with rolling hills and pastures and outstanding views of Galway Bay! And there's so much to do! The Mountain View Horse Riding Centre offers a number of trail rides that vary in length of time and terrain(from mountains with views of Galway Bay to horseback riding on the beach) Peter, the owner of the Centre was wonderful! (We chose the 2 hour trail ride during out stay) The Cliffs of Moher, golfing, and hiking activities are all within easy driving distance from the cottage as well as surfing in nearby Lahinch.I We had a wonderful stay at the thatched cottage and the Doolin area, we'd love to visit again!
Visited April 2017
Written 24 April 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
County Down, United Kingdom2 contributions
charming cottage in a wonderful locaation
Great cottage with all mod cons. 3 excellent bedrooms all en suite . A super location for a base from which to explore the wonderful attractions in Clare . Cliffs of Moher , Bunratty . Arran Islands , Ailwee caves etc all within close travelling distance . Our teenagers enjoyed the caves and the bird of prey display and also a visit to the "Father Ted " house with Ted Tours . Good local shops in Lisdoonvarna which is only a few miles from the cottage. We had a great time , nothing negative to say - just GREAT .
Visited August 2016
Written 22 August 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Media, PA5 contributions
Charming home away from home!
My husband and I traveled with 3 adult children. The cottage is modern, clean, and spacious yet cozy. It is located in a beautiful, scenic area with rolling, green hills near the ocean. It included all the amenities we needed except wifi which we understood before booking it. We solved this by using the wifi in local pubs and purchasing a portable device before we traveled. The owner was very attentive to inquiries I made ahead of time. We met her in a nearby town and she led us to the cottage which was in a beautiful rural area. The location near Doolin gave us the ability to experience wonderful day trips along the west coast from charming towns to breath-taking scenery. I wish we could have stayed longer!
Visited July 2016 Travelled with family
Written 9 August 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
The Burren is a unique area of incredible natural beauty with its lunar landscape and extraordinary array of flora and fauna. The region contains numerous megalithic tombs, celtic crosses and ring forts.
The centre of Doolin with its legendary pubs, traditional music sessions, shops, gallery and restaurants is only 6km away. Each pub has traditional music sessions nightly from 9.30pm
You can take the ferry from Doolin Pier to the Aran Islands or take a cruise under the Cliffs of Moher. Boats generally run from Easter to October.
Beautiful Fanore beach with its spectacular Burren backdrop offers a less crowded seaside experience and is popular with surfers, swimmers and walkers alike. Follow the coast road with its stunning views north to v
The cottage is 6KM from the Villages of Doolin and Lisdoonvarna so having a car is a must. If you dont feel like driving then there are 3 taxi services in the local area which are all very reliable.
Fishing spots availableGolf course (within 30 mins drive)Horse riding facilitiesWatersports
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100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
No refund available if you cancel thereafter
*Booking fee is excluded from refund amount
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