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Connemara and County Mayo Hotels

Renvyle House Hotel

  • Fodor's Choice

Pros

  • Amazing views
  • Secluded end-of-the-world location
  • Recommended for artists and photographers
  • Cheerful, unpretentious version of the country-house hotel experience

Cons

  • Driving distance to anywhere else
  • Bar and restaurant very busy at peak times

Updated 04/28/2014

Fodor's Review

A lake at its front door, the Atlantic Ocean at its back door, and the mountains of Connemara as a backdrop form the enthralling setting for this hotel 8 km (5 miles) north of Letterfrack, home to the Long Room, one of the most eminently civilized salons in Ireland—all polished wood, endless chairs, and pretty pictures. Once the retreat of that noted Irish man of letters Oliver St. John Gogarty of Dublin (on whom James Joyce modeled Buck Mulligan in Ulysses), Renvyle is rustic and informal; it has exposed beams and brickwork, and numerous open turf fires. The comfortable guest rooms, plainly decorated in an uncluttered style, in shades of beige and cream, all have breathtaking views.

Hotel Information

Address:

Renvyle, Co. Galway, Ireland

Phone:

095-46100

Website: www.renvyle.com

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Closed Jan. 6–mid-Feb.
  • 70 rooms
  • Rate includes Breakfast

Updated 04/28/2014

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