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The Quay House

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San Francisco Bay area, CA
Reviewed 7 July 2013

I have high expectations when I travel, and the Foyle's Quay House exceeded those. My mother and I were traveling after the loss of my father, and I felt like we were visiting a beautiful relative's home for a few days. One night when my mother didn't feel like going out to dinner, Julia made a beautiful salad with cheese...

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Menlo Park
Reviewed 6 July 2013 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here as part of a bicycle tour in West of Ireland. Paddy and Julia welcomed us as we arrived on our bikes and gave us great recommendations on where to eat in Clifden. The Quay House is right on the harbor and a short 5 minute walk to town. The room was large and full...

Thank BillyBobMenloPark
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 July 2013

Room was like a self contained apartment with great views in beautiful surroundings, the hotel was like a home away from home, great friendly owners and pleasant staff, the breakfast was fit for a king with great variety.

1Thank DeclanCoop
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 29 June 2013

Impressed by the warm welcome & the delicious welcoming tea & cakes. Paddy & Julia are so so nice! My friend & I absolutely loved the spacious, cozy & well decorated room overlooking the harbour! Will definitely stay in The Quay House again if i visit Clifden the next time! Once again thanks Paddy & Julia!

Thank Afra1109
Hanoi, Vietnam
Reviewed 12 June 2013

This is the second time I've stayed in Julie and Paddy's lovely home converted to a B&B. The rooms are all different but all have character and decorated with original antiques and quirky oddities. Breakfast is one of the best I've had in a B&B which included the usual full Irish and a buffet as well as oysters, salmon and...

2Thank Muire_Mclean
Reviewed 3 June 2013

A number of years ago my then fiance and I stayed at the Quay House - we vowed to return having thoroughly enjoyed the hospitality of Paddy and Julia, the eclectic and sumptuous style of the property and the peace and tranquility of watching the ebb and flow of the tide below. Several years have passed but we finally got...

3Thank 1981mary
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2013

We stayed with Paddy and Julia for two nights as part of our "take Dad around Ireland" tour. It is said that the hosts make or break a bed and breakfast...Paddy and Julia make the Quay House a truly lovely place to stay. The House is located a tad out of town, down a side road along the river. It...

2Thank APassportAffair
San Diego, California
Reviewed 28 May 2013

First of all, Clifden itself is just a wonderful seaside destination. The Quay house is located right on the bay and the center of town is literally a five minute stroll. My friend and I were lucky enough to stay in "The Sky Room." A beautiful room with a massively huge and comfy bed and wonderfully pretty decor. All in...

Thank KellyRiordanCalif
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 May 2013

If you like a glitzy 5 star modern hotel The Quay House is not for you. However, if you like a homely atmosphere and where the warmest of welcomes from your delightful hosts Paddy and Julia Foyle, awaits you and you like bedrooms which carry an imprint of the character of the hosts, that are at the same time extremely...

1Thank Pifle
Upstate New York
Reviewed 22 May 2013

I simply loved this place!!! I traveled with a small bicycle touring group, and as a former travel agent and group tour consultant (Globus) I haved stayed in lots and lots of places (very few with this much character). I felt like I was at home...the place is somewhere between a museum, a home, and a hotel. Paddy and Julia...

1Thank Joanne A

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Quay House

Address: Beach Road, Clifden, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Clifden
Price Range: ₹ 9,710 - ₹ 11,098 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
The Quay House Hotel Clifden
The Quay House Clifden, County Galway, Ireland
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Try the Napoleon room.”
anthonymD4243XM, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms available for those who cannot use stairs....no lift.”
BCFoodie, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs give a great view and psosibly a balcony”
593jimt, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Book a room facing the bay. Great to watch the fisherman come and go, plus the birds and gulls are fun to watch!”
catladi, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Treat yourself to a front facing.......mmm”
Frasaluk, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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