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Delft, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 April 2012

We found the Railway Lodge to be impeccably kept, furnished with with lovely taste and very comfortable. The warm welcome offered by Carmel and Joe is second to none and the setting is beautiful. Carmel's eye for antiques creates a place to stay that is unique and stylish, but not over done. Breakfast is also lovely. The overall impression is...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 7 April 2012

The only negative about Railway Lodge was having to leave! Carmel is an outstanding hostess,her genuine hospitality was second to none! This beautiful home is tastefully furnished with elegant antiques,sumptuous linens and an ambiance that is rarely experienced.'The Waterfall Walk' was much needed after a delicious traditional breakfast,homemade breads and juices!!Railway Lodge is the perfect spot to unwind and recharge...

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2011

The room was beautiful, the setting so peaceful, would go back again - worth the plane trip just for the home baked bread at breakfast. Really helpful host, but unobtrusive. Would need a car, or could manage on a bicycle, plenty in the area to see without travelling too far. If you've enjoyed watching 'Single-handed', you need to go and...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 8 September 2011

We received a warm welcome from Carmel when we arrived at the beautiful Railway Lodge in the late afternoon after a long day of driving in the beautiful Connemara region. Railway Lodge is beautifully decorated with Irish pine, and elegant antiques and linen. It is a modern building built with the charm and ambience of an old one, and the...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2011

We were so pleased we chose to stay here. Carmel is a splendid hostess and her breakfasts are magnificent. We had the very comfortable little self contained cottage but took breakfast in the house. The bed linens are sumptuous. It was too far to walk into town for evening meals, particularly in the rain. The best bet for eating seemed...

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Cleveland, OH
Reviewed 9 May 2011

Actually, our stay in this bed and breakfast was in 2002. The place was so good, however, that I feel I should comment on it. They have expanded to include a separate cabin, especially useful for families. The location is a bit out-of-the-way, but not far from the Shannon airport. When we arrived on Easter Sunday, we phoned the lodge...

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Thank Bergle
San Diego
Reviewed 20 April 2011

Only good things to say about Railway Lodge. Carmel was so easy to work with via email prior to our stay and the wonderful graciousness and welcome extended thruout our stay. We were only there 1 night (myself and my 9 year old daughter) and I so wish we could have stayed longer. (We were on the move with lots...

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1Thank dcwoodley
Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 December 2010

We spent 4 nights in the self-catering cottage at Railway Lodge. We were greeted with tea and scones in the common room of the main lodge which gave us time to unwind before settling into the cottage. The rooms were comfortable and decorated beautifully -- like living in Beatrix Potter's world. The kitchen is small but well equipped. Carmel provided...

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Waltham
Reviewed 15 November 2010

We felt at home as soon as we arrived at the Railway Lodge. Carmel has decorated her comfortable home with lovely antiques. A classy change from the Irish lace. Our rooms were immaculate with top quality linens in a comfortable bed. Breakfast was included and all ingredients were fresh. We spent the rest of our stay in Ireland looking for...

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Florida
Reviewed 31 August 2010

This B&B is off the beaten path. It is quiet and restful with a friendly and helpful owner. The grounds are lovely. You could relax in the sun room and look up to see beautiful flowers.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Railway Lodge and Cottage are situated at the Gateway to Connemara, you may wish to self cater in the Railway Cootage or you may want to be pampered in the Railway Lodge, this is the ideal base to experience and discover the majestic Connemara. The Aran Islands are a short drive and ferry trip away, climb Diamond Hill in the National Park Letterfrack or explore Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Gardens. Enjoy culinary delights in the village of Oughterard after a day in Connemara. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Railway Lodge Country House

Address: Canrower, Oughterard Co Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Oughterard
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Railway Hotel Country
Railway Lodge Country House Oughterard, Ireland - County Galway
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“We peeked in all the rooms. They all were grand!”
 of 5 bubbles terrio117, 14 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Ask for the twin on the lst floor or ground floor. There is a separate little self-contained cottage which we might try the next time.”
 of 5 bubbles 233margarets, 28 May 2014 | Read review
“All the rooms are lovely”
 of 5 bubbles rosiesgirl, 9 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Only saw the two rooms, and both were great.”
 of 5 bubbles Esteban_De_Laplaya, 23 Apr 2012 | Read review
“the 'Cottage' gives you your own space with the benefit of the Lodge”
 of 5 bubbles 175lorraine, 7 Apr 2012 | Read review
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