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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Spiddal, County Galway, Western Ireland

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angela n
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“home from home”
Reviewed 21 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Absolutely loved our time at the cottage! The place was spotless.
Beds comfortable.Everything that you wanted was there.
Carmel's apple pie and bread was wonderful!
They were a lovely couple and so friendly.
We loved walking by the sea/harbour every morning!
We will be back!

Date of stay: October 2014
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Liked best: The cottage and the village
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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James E
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Irish Accomodation at its best”
Reviewed 19 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Four of us stayed a week at Lals Cottage, warm comfortable and easy. Six would have been just as comfortable.
The owner offered a warm welcome and was regularly on hand checking we had all we needed to be comfortable.
This is authentic 'old' Ireland ,with a modern 'laid back' feel to it. We'll be back.

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(Although I have not recommended the cottage for people with disabilities on the ratings below, this applies only to those depending on wheelchair access.)

Date of stay: October 2014
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Liked best: Location,and the 'feel' of the place
Liked least: leaving...
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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Mcguiree
Davidson, North Carolina
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Exactly what I had hoped for.....”
Reviewed 17 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014
2
people found this review helpful

What can I say? It was lovely. Carmel met us upon our arrival with a friendly welcome and a chat, not to mention the delicious apple pie/tart and other treats. The history of the cottage is rich and heart warming. Very cozy, clean and welcoming. Much larger than it looks from the picture! The village of Spiddal was also wonderful. Several great places to eat and a wonderful local resteraunt/pub (Tigh Giblin) with great tradional Irish music sessions. The food was excellent. Had several wonderful evenings there! Very convenient to Galway for shopping and night life as well. I just adored the cottage and highly recommend it. I know I will be back. Thanks for everything, Carmel. We miss your lovely cottage already!

Date of stay: October 2014
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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SueP1973
Co. Kildare, Ireland
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great location, great cottage”
Reviewed 26 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Picture postcard cottage. Tigh Lal is very well located in the heart of Spiddal village with everything on your door step. The cottage has all mod cons but still keeps all it's traditional charms. Carmel and Martin are perfect hosts, so helpful!!

Date of stay: September 2014
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Esther S
Oftersheim, Germany
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Tigh Lal and Spiddal”
Reviewed 2 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014
2
people found this review helpful

Tigh Lal is a beautiful cottage in a village so full of character and so many friendly local people. It is basically the beginning of the Connemara region which is breathtakingly beautiful. We enjoyed a few pints of Guinness while being entertained by many wonderfully talented musicians at Tigh Giblin. The cottage was inspiring and cosy, Carmen friendly and hospitable. We hope to return again one day. Thank you so much.

Date of stay: August 2014
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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