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Clai Ban
Clai Ban

Kilronan, Inishmore

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4.5 out of 5 (4 reviews)

Located in Kilronan, this bed & breakfast is within a 5-minute walk of Blow Holes and Aran Heritage Centre. Teampall Chiaráin …

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Doonmacfelim House
Doonmacfelim House

Fisher Street,, Doolin V95C2F7

3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Doolin, this bed & breakfast is within a 15-minute walk of Doolin Pitch & Putt and The North Clare Sea Kayaking …

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Ashbrook Lodge
Ashbrook Lodge

Boherbue,, Doolin

4.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Doolin, this bed & breakfast is within 2 mi (3 km) of The North Clare Sea Kayaking Tour Company, Doolin Garden an …

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Cliffs of Moher Hotel
Cliffs of Moher Hotel

Main Street, Liscannor

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4.2 out of 5 (119 reviews)

Situated by the sea, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Kenny Woollen Mills Shop, Lahinch Golf Club, and Lahinch Seaworld. …

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Gowlaun
Gowlaun

St Brendan's Road,, Lisdoonvarna V95AY07

3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Lisdoonvarna, this bed & breakfast is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Mountain View Horse Riding Centre and within 6 mi (1 …

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Lahinch Golf and Leisure Hotel
Lahinch Golf and Leisure Hotel

Main St, Lahinch

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3.7 out of 5 (151 reviews)

This family-friendly Lahinch hotel is located near the beach, just steps from Whitewater Surf School & Shop Spanish Point and …

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Falls Hotel & Spa
Falls Hotel & Spa

Ennistymon, Ennistimon V95D2PC

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4 out of 5 (23 reviews)

Situated in Ennistimon, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Courthouse Studios & Gallery and Ennistymon Horse Market …

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Radharc Na Farraige
Radharc Na Farraige

Moycullen Road,, Spiddal Connemara H91XOAH

3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Spiddal, this bed & breakfast is within 3 mi (5 km) of Cnoc Suain Cultural Centre, Spiddal Craft Centre, and …

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Spanish Point House
Spanish Point House

Spanish Point, Milltown Malbay V95 E942

2.5 out of 5.0

Located in Spanish Point, this guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Spanish Point Beach and Spanish Point Golf Club. …

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An Gleann
An Gleann

Ennis Road,, Miltown Malbay

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Pocket Guide: Inishmore Dun Ducathair Hotels

Dun Ducathair is a large stone fort on the isle of Inis Meáin. Due to erosion, these fascinating ruins now sit on a rocky promontory that stretches out from the island into the sea. The name means “black rock” and comes from the dark coloured limestone that is typical of this side of the island of Inis Meáin. The remains of the fort are the thick outer wall and the traces of small inner dwelling houses. The date of the fort’s construction hasn’t been established, but is thought to belong to a prehistoric age.

Inis Meáin

Inis Meáin is one of the three main Aran Islands in Galway Bay. Inis Meáin is the quietest and least populated of the three islands. If you’re looking for a little peace away from the summer tourist crowds, it’s an ideal destination. Much of Inis Meáin’s population speak Irish as a first language, and the island is a stronghold of traditional Irish culture.

The island is easily accessed from Galway City, with ferries leaving all year round. When you plan a trip to Inis Meáin to visit Dun Ducathair, then staying in Galway City means you can have access to all the amenities of a bustling urban life, while having quick access to the quiet haven of the Aran Isles.

Hotels for Foodies Visiting Dun Ducathair

There are some great dining opportunities for gourmets on the island of Inis Meáin itself. The Inis Meáin restaurant, serving fish caught fresh off the island, is definitely not one to miss. And if the base for your trip is in Galway City, you’ll find plenty of meal options to choose from. Expect everything from fine dining to warming traditional Irish fare.

Of course, if food is your thing, then you’ll probably want a hotel that reflects that. From hotels that serve wonderful, locally sourced hot Irish breakfasts, to hotels with in-house restaurants for a glorious dining experience, there are some real gems to be found. Have a look through Expedia’s selection of hotels with restaurants in the area and find something that suits you.

Hotels for Pet Owners Visiting Dun Ducathair

A trip to Dun Ducathair, out in the open air on Inis Meáin, can be a perfect excuse to involve your pet in your holiday activity. Be absorbed in wonder at the history of the ancient ruins, and know that your pet can keep entertained with all the sights and smells that the island has to offer.

If you’re basing your trip to Dun Ducathair in Galway City or its surrounding areas, there are a lot of places to stay that will welcome your pet warmly. Of course, there are always conditions to keep in mind when bringing along your four-legged friend, so it’s worth contacting the hotel beforehand.

Budget Hotels for a Visit to Dun Ducathair

Whatever your budget, a trip to Dun Ducathair doesn’t have to break the bank. There are a number of cheap accommodation options in Galway City which don’t compromise on comfort.

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