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Byrnes Mal Dua House & Restaurant

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Reviewed 12 April 2013

I travelled to Clifden alone because I just needed to get away from the stress of work for a good period of time. I found the room at Mal Dua House to be lovely, bright, cheerful and very comfortable. I remember the delightful local soaps and lotions. Nothing that I have ever smelled before was so nice. The breakfasts were...

1Thank SusanNorman
Reviewed 16 January 2010

The other occasion - at the piano bar, service was great all evening when we were relaxing with our cocktails and the staff could not wait to help us, and were extremely polite and helpfull ... until we asked for the bill, it took 45 minutes for them to produce a bill! Now i am not a bar maid, but...

1Thank amolyahoo
Reviewed 10 August 2008

A very professionally run bed and breakfast. I brought my 88 year old wheelchair using mother who was more than pleased by the downstairs location of the beautifully furnished room. Breakfasts are very good here, with unusual light and more filling choices. The Byrnes are quietly genial hosts, with plenty of experience in the hospitality industry, having worked overseas and...

1Thank DublinFlyer
Reviewed 7 April 2008

Unlike the description of "Exceptional standards, Personal attention and Award winning cuisine in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere", I found the opposite! The reception was rather unfriendly on a wet, dark night having to wait 15 mins unitl someone came to check us in! one of the rooms was musty smelling ( very strong) and not pleasant to sleep in....

Thank LouMDublin
North England
Reviewed 28 August 2007

We booked in at the Byrnes Mal Dua House and Restaurant for a 3 night stay via the internet When we arrived we were told that the restaurant was no longer and had been closed all year. (We later found out that it had been closed since 2005). The nearest restaurant was in Clifden a 25 minutes, 1 mile walk...

2Thank country-lady-SB
Atlanta, GA
Reviewed 19 October 2006

We arrived in Clifden (3 families including a 2 year old and a 3 1/2 year old) to stay for a week in a pre-paid house. Much to our disappointment it was totatlly unacceptable even to spend one night. We were extremely fortunate to discover Byrne's Mal Dua with excellent, spacious, clean, nicely and tastefully furnished rooms. But the best...

2Thank William L
Washington DC
Reviewed 3 October 2006

The Byrne Mal Dua House is a very comfortable, very professionally run B&B, priced a bit above the average for the Clifden area (though all of Conemara is quite expensive in the summer). The Byrnes are former Aer Lingus professionals, and the organization and consistency of the B&B shows it. The breakfasts are quite generous and satisfying, with multiple choices....

Thank phang
Reviewed 26 May 2006

I've stayed at this lovely place twice. Both times the rooms were large, clean, warm and very comfortable. The owners and staff were lovely and helpful and the grounds really interesting with stone walls and a stream. The thing I like best is that there's a dirt road out back that swiftly hops over a low hill and suddenly you're...

1Thank Spideog50
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Waterford, Ireland
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1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 May 2006

I've stayed at Byrnes Mal Dua House twice. It's located about a mile outside Clifden and the thing I liked best is that the dirt road out the back leads quickly over the hills and out into the lovely wilds of Connemara. Long views of the Twelve Bens mountains, flowers, streams and the vastness of the landscape. And I simply...

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New Jersey
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5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2006

We were looking for somewhere different. We did not want just another hotel but somewhere more personal and intimate. We found it. Mal Dua House is just superb. We stayed for 5 nights as we were in the west of Ireland for the Connemara Marathon. Everything is done with such ease and grace. The early morning buffet, which started at...

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Additional Information about Byrnes Mal Dua House & Restaurant

Address: Galway Road, Clifden, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Clifden
Price Range: ₹ 2,859 - ₹ 3,267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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