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Launceston, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our two night stay here. Room was very clean and large. There were also 2 chairs in the room to sit in which is highly unusual in a B&B. Hosts were very knowledgeable about the area and very helpful with recommending places to visit and restaurants or hotels to eat at. Maureen made sure we ate well at breakfast...

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Lafayette
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Maureen wants nothing more than her guests to enjoy Galway! She recommended that we see Trad on the Prom, an Irish dance/song concert. It was fantastic! Also helpful with restaurant recommendations, as well as directions! We found everything very nice, only problem was that the bathroom was incredibly small! That may work for most guests, but not for 3 guests...

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Gainesville, FL
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

At this B&B you are greeted by a charming couple. Excellent location - short walk to Salthill and downtown Galway. Comfortable rooms. Great breakfast. Be sure to ask for the porridge. Would recommend staying here for a bit of Irish hospitality.

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Province of Brescia, Italy
Reviewed 20 May 2016

I've found this place at the last minute. Is a lovely place to spend time. Is very close to the town centre (12 minutes or less). The B&B's owner is sweet and available. Rooms are clean, comfortable and the price is very cheap. The breakfast is amazing. Rich and complete. You can see the coast from the B&B. Is a...

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Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 14 May 2016

This B&B was very compfy and in nicely located. Not too far from the city center and close to the beach. The hosts are very lovely and also the breakfast was good. Also, this B&B provides a parking possibility and everything else you need. Thank you!

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Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights and loved the convenience of walking back after dinner in old Galway. Maureen was friendly and breakfast was great. Loved her golden raisin scones. We would definitely recommend this place.

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Faber, Virginia
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Very comfortable B&B within walking distance to old Galway pubs and restaurants. Also convenient to Salthill promenade. Large rooms and comfortable beds. Nice full Irish breakfast. Friendly elderly hostess.

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Well, first things first, I would say that the rating for this place is GOOD rather than AVERAGE, but TripAdvisor don't have that option! Okay - first impressions were not good to say the least. This place hasn't been upgraded for many a year and it was almost like stepping back in time. HOWEVER, after getting settled in, you get...

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

We arrived in Galway after seeing the Cliffs of Moher, earlier that day. It was terrible weather by the time we arrived in Galway. Windy, cold, misty rain & no preplaned B&B. We drove by our suggested (vouchers) B&B's & decided on the Dormers. Ms Maureen was a sweet lady & treated us like relatives. The room was a downstairs...

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Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

As usual we had nothing booked and this was the first place we found that had two double rooms available. Although the room was a little dated and the ensuite very small they were clean. The walk into town is an easy one and the beach is just around the corner. Breakfast was freshly cooked, nothing fancy. It was ok...

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Additional Information about The Dormers

Address: The Dormers Whitestrand Road | Lower Salthill, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Number of rooms: 6
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“I suggest to book rooms with the window near the coast :)”
alessandraciccolini, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“Dont ! There are other choices nearby in the Sandhills area,”
GarryAU, 26 May 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a ground floor room”
shazzer, 10 Jul 2012 | Read review
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