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“A beautiful property in a wonderful area.”
Tigh Lals Thatched Cottage
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45 reviews
Tigh Lals Thatched Cottage
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Living Area
Kitchen and Downstairs Bathroom
Views from the Roof!
Various Spiddal Pics
View with Garden
Beach (Trá na mBan)
Beach 2 From a Distance
Another view of Living Area
Showing driveway with Parking at Side and Rear
Old Fireplace
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Spiddal, County Galway, Western Ireland

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bjc26
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A beautiful property in a wonderful area.”
Reviewed 22 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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person found this review helpful

This cottage is so well situated for the village itself and for exploring the wonderful Connemara area. It contains everything one needs for a perfect holiday base, comfortable and clean. Shops, pubs and garage all close by, as well as a local Craft Centre for buying different sorts of presents to take home. Views across the bay add to its charm.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing not to like
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
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Harry K
Mansfield, Massachusetts
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Best Rental Experience We've Ever Had !”
Reviewed 15 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015
1
person found this review helpful

We spent a wonderful week at this lovely cottage in Spiddal. It has all current amenities while still maintaining the old world charm. It is located right on the edge of town which allows for easy walking access to the shops, pubs and restaurants as well as the very scenic harbor. Spiddal is a terrific little town and it is a great jumping off spot for exploring this area of western Galway. Carmel and Martin were fabulous hosts. They were readily accessible to answer any questions and were very helpful in putting us in touch with people who assisted us in researching family ties.
In all ways this was one of our best travel and holiday experiences.

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Liked best: The Cottage and the location.
Liked least: The Driving :)
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Families with young children
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Alice B
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Faultless cottage in a beautiful village”
Reviewed 15 July 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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person found this review helpful

Perfect stay in this gorgeous traditional Irish cottage in a beautiful coastal village.
Carmel and Martin are super friendly and very helpful.
We needed to sign important legal documents while we were in Ireland and Carmel kindly made phone calls for us and organized an appointment with our consulate to enable us to do this.
We were greeted and given instructions for everything we needed by Martin and were left yummy homemade bread and biscuits baked by Carmel who was away for the weekend, but she called 2 days later with yummy scones and to check everything was in order.
There were 3 of us, but the house would comfortably accommodate 6 adults.
The beds were very comfortable, loads of hot water for showers, and the benefit of having a washing machine, dishwasher and dryer on holidays for 1 week is a bonus.
The village had everything we needed including pubs with traditional Irish music nightly which was amazing.
It is the ideal location for exploring Connemara, Aran Islands, Cliffs of Moher and much more!

I would have no hesitation in recommending this little gem to anyone wanting a holiday in this beautiful part of Ireland.

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Liked best: Location and friendly hosts and locals
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
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Pottery12...
County Cork, Ireland
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Dream come true”
Reviewed 8 July 2015 for a stay in August 2014
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people found this review helpful

This thatched house is a dream come true. This is an authentic Irish cottage but also has modern amenities. It is ideally situated in the heart of Spiddal village. Carmel is the perfect host with delicious homemade treats on arrival. On leaving we decided to book immediately for next year! :)

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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
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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!

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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.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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