With magnificent views over the Atlantic Ocean and surrounding mountains, the family-run Ard Na Mara Beach Cottage is 5 minutes’ walk from Glassilaun Beach, on the Wild Atlantic Way route. The Scubadive West Diving Centre is also just a 5-minute walk away. The modern rooms feature free Wi-Fi and tea and coffee making facilities. Some rooms have a seating area with a TV and others have an en suite shower room. In the mornings, the Ard Na Mara Beach Cottage serves a wide choice of freshly cooked breakfast options. The breakfast room features views of the white sandy beach and the sea. Home to lively pubs, the village of Tullycross is just 10 minutes’ drive away. The Ard Na Mara Beach Cottage is set in the heart of Connemara, just 13 km from Connemara National Park. The Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Gardens are just 24 minutes’ drive away. The area surrounding the cottage is ideal for hill walking and enjoying scenic drives.
Baywatch B&B is located in the village of Tullycross on the Renvyle peninsula and offers views of the Connemara Mountains. It features free Wi-Fi and free private parking for guests. Rooms at Baywatch are decorated using neutral colours and wooden furnishings. They are all equipped with a TV and a wardrobe, and most feature an en suite bathroom. Baywatch offers a self-service Continental breakfast each morning, and a full English/Irish breakfast is provided for guests at the Maol Reidh Hotel, located 100 metres away. The North Atlantic coast can be reached in 3 minutes by car and the start of the Connemara National Park is less than 5 kilometres away in Letterfrack. Kylemore Abbey, on the banks of Pollacapall Lough, is a 12-minute drive away.
This property is 10 minutes' walk from the beach. With panoramic views over the Atlantic Ocean, Sunnymeade B&B on the Wild Atlantic Way is set in the seaside village of Tully Renvyle. It offers en-suite bedrooms, free parking and breakfast. Free WiFi is available in each room, which enjoy mountain views, a TV, hairdryer and toiletries. Tea/coffee making facilities are available for free in dining area. Guests can relax in the house’s TV lounge and enjoy its open turf fires. There is also a library that contains novels and reference books. The beach of Trá na mBán is located further down from the property. The Teach Ceoil music house is just opposite Sunnymeade, offering traditional song and dance on Tuesday evenings during July and August, and the village features a horse-riding centre.
Located in Ballynahinch, Ballynahinch Castle Hotel is on the riverwalk, within a 15-minute drive of Twelve Bens Mountain Range and Dan O'Hara's Connemara Heritage and History Centre. Featured amenities include a computer station, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.
Pros: Great views. Secluded location. Excellent room.
Within 30 acres of private woodland, Rosleague Manor Hotel provides luxurious accommodation near Ballinakill Bay. Just outside the Connemara National Park, this 19th-century hotel has a restaurant, tennis court and free parking and Wi-Fi. Each room has a flat-screen TV, wardrobe, desk and tea and coffee facilities. All have an en suite bath and shower, with hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. Rosleague Manor offers fine dining in its restaurant, using high-quality produce from the region. An extensive wine list offers European and New World vintages. The house offers the chance to relax by a log-fire in the drawing room, or enjoy afternoon tea in the conservatory. Letterfrack is around 14km from Clifden, the largest town in Connemara. The area’s spectacular scenery provides the backdrop for activities including golf, horse-riding, cycling, hill-walking and fishing.
Situated beside the remains of Renvyle Castle, The Olde Castle B&B offers free onsite parking. In Connemara, it is surrounded by beautiful landscape with views stretching towards offshore islands and Tully Mountain. The rooms include a wardrobe, a hairdryer, and a seating area. Each room has access to a private or en-suite bathroom. Guests can watch TV or choose a book from the selection in the lounge, which also offers a warm turf fire. In the mornings, The Olde Castle serves full Irish breakfast. The dining room has views over the Atlantic Ocean. Evening meals can be arranged with prior request. The Olde Castle B&B is on the Renvyle Peninsula, which offers stunning scenary, charming villages, and long sandy beaches. The area is bordered by the peaks of the Twelve Bens, Killary Harour, and the ocean. The property has featured in a famous French film called ‘The Purple Taxi’.
Kylemore Pass Hotel offers a beautiful setting in Connemara on the Wild Atlantic Way overlooking Kylemore Lake. This charming hotel is set in 5 acres of grounds looking onto the scenic Inagh Valley. It is close to Kylemore-Abbey, Connemara National Park and the Killary Fjord. Traditional rooms at the Kylemore Pass Hotel have a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. Some rooms offer views of the mountains, or lake. The restaurant offers beautiful views and serves cuisine prepared with local produce, including freshly caught fish. The Sailors’ Bar features a range of memorabilia and bottled beers from around the world. The hotel offers easy access to the beautiful Atlantic coastline, which is ideal for walking. Connemara National Park is set on the opposite side of the lake from the hotel. Cleggan is a 20-minute drive away and from here you can catch a ferry to Inisboffin Island.
When you stay at Maol Reidh Hotel in Renvyle, you'll be near the beach, within a 15-minute drive of Connemara National Park and Kylemore Abbey. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, laundry facilities, and an elevator (lift). Free self parking is available onsite.
Located in Renvyle, Renvyle House Hotel is on a lake, a 3-minute drive from Renvyle Beach and 13 minutes from Connemara National Park. Featured amenities include express check-out, dry cleaning/laundry services, and multilingual staff. Free self parking is available onsite.
Pros: Same luxury as it was 36 years ago with obvious upgrades of entire facility. Accommodations are nice and the food is just wonderful. Staff is so accommodating. We loved it and wouldn't miss it when we get to Ireland.
Situated in the village of Letterfrack, the Letterfrack Lodge Hostel is just 300 metres from the Connemara National Park Visitor Centre, but not in the grounds of the park. With a cosy Irish bar and a seasonal bakery/restaurant, it offers free WiFi throughout and free private parking. The rooms include a private bathroom. There is a guest lounge with red leather sofas. The Connemara National Park Hostel features a restaurant, offering meals throughout the day during the summer months. The hostel offers a spacious self-catering kitchen with a dining area and laundry facilities. The small village of Letterfrack is 3 pubs and 3 restaurants, within a 3-minute walk. There is a supermarket within 100 metres. Diamond Mountain trails begin at the Connemara National Park Hostel – Letterfrack Lodge. Guests can explore beaches, woodland, and lakes, which are within a 10-minute walk. The Kylemore Abbey and Gardens are just 3 km away. Clifden, Cleggan, and Tullycross are within a 15-minute drive, along with Leeane and Inagh Valley. Guests can also explore the nearby Twelve Bens, the Maumturks, and the Gurran Mountains. There are also 6 beaches within the local area.
Situated a 6-minute drive from Leenaun, Killary Adventure Centre offers an array of activities for guests. The hostel offers free parking, and WiFi in the public areas. All rooms have an en suite bathroom and underfloor heating, powered by an on-site wind-turbine. Guests are able to use the shared relaxation room with open fire, or the recreation room with a pool table. The hostel boasts views over the countryside, and offers a large dining room that can cater for special dietary requirements. Please note there are no self catering facilities. Killary Adventure Centre can arrange bicycle rental, and offers a selection of water sports. The hostel is an 11-minute drive from Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, and is located 88 km from Ireland West Airport Knock.
When you stay at Connemara National Park Hostel in Letterfrack, you'll be in a national park, within a 5-minute drive of Connemara National Park and Kylemore Abbey. Free self parking is available onsite.
When you stay at Sea Breeze in Renvyle, you'll be by the ocean, within a 15-minute drive of Connemara National Park and Kylemore Abbey. This 4-star country house is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Renvyle Beach and 4.1 mi (6.5 km) from Lettergesh Beach.
Stay in one of 7 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Conveniences include irons/ironing boards, and both cribs/infant beds (complimentary) and rollaway/extra beds are available on request.
Make use of convenient amenities, which include complimentary wireless Internet access and tour/ticket assistance.
A complimentary full breakfast is served daily from 8:30 AM to 10 AM.
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Free self parking is available onsite.