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Lough Inagh Lodge Hotel
Lough Inagh Lodge Hotel

Connemara, Recess

4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (50 reviews)

Situated in Recess, this hotel is within 12 mi (20 km) of Kylemore Abbey, Connemara National Park, and Killary Adventure …

£150
Cashel House Hotel
Cashel House Hotel

Connemara, Cashel

4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (22 reviews)

Situated in a rural location, this historic hotel is within 12 mi (20 km) of Errisberg, Dan O'Hara's Connemara Heritage and …

£155
Ballynahinch Castle Hotel
Ballynahinch Castle Hotel

Recess, Ballynahinch

4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (84 reviews)

Situated on the riverwalk, this eco-friendly hotel is 3 mi (4.8 km) from Dan O'Hara's Connemara Heritage and History Centre …

£210
The Connacht Hotel
The Connacht Hotel

Dublin Road, Galway

3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (844 reviews)

This family-friendly Galway hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Galway Irish Crystal Heritage Centre and Galway Greyhound …

£81
Flannery's Hotel Galway
Flannery's Hotel Galway

Dublin Road, Galway

3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (584 reviews)

Situated in Galway, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Galway Irish Crystal Heritage Centre and within 3 mi (5 km) of South …

£68
Rossroe Lodge
Rossroe Lodge

Rossroe, Cashel H91 V20K

4.0 out of 5.0
4.9 out of 5 (37 reviews)

Situated in a rural location, this eco-friendly bed & breakfast is within 12 mi (20 km) of Errisberg, Dan O'Hara's Connemara …

£67
Victoria Hotel
Victoria Hotel

Queen Street, Eyre Square, Galway

3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (372 reviews)

Located in Galway City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Eyre Square, St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church, and …

£86
The Westwood Hotel
The Westwood Hotel

Dangan, Galway

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (298 reviews)

This family-friendly Galway hotel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of National University of Ireland-Galway …

£77
The Western Hotel
The Western Hotel

33 Prospect Hill, Galway

3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (699 reviews)

Located in the center of Galway, this family-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Galway Tours and St. Nicholas' …

£90
Jurys Inn Galway
Jurys Inn Galway

Quay Street, Galway

3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (906 reviews)

Located in Galway City Centre, this eco-friendly hotel is steps from Kirwan's Lane, Galway City Museum, and Spanish Arch …

£119
Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Galway
Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Galway

Lough Atalia Road, Galway

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (652 reviews)

About a 5-minute walk from the city center, this hotel is located along Lough Atalia and overlooks Galway Bay. Eyre Square …

£140
Abbeyglen Castle Hotel
Abbeyglen Castle Hotel

Sky Road, Clifden

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (194 reviews)

Situated in a rural location, this spa hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Station House Museum and within 6 mi (10 km) of Alcock and …

£152
Clybaun Hotel
Clybaun Hotel

Clybaun Road, Galway

3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (311 reviews)

This family-friendly Galway hotel is located in the business district, within a 10-minute walk of Pure Skill Galway and …

£74
Connemara National Park Hostel
Connemara National Park Hostel

Connemara, Letterfrack County Gal

2.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (26 reviews)

Situated in a national park, this hostel is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Connemara National Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of Kylemore …

£56
Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse
Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse

Westport Road, Clifden H71 VF25

3.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (68 reviews)

Situated in the suburbs, this guesthouse is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Station House Museum and within 6 mi (10 km) of Alcock and …

£73
Park House Hotel
Park House Hotel

Forster Street, Eyre Squre, Galway

4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (1,021 reviews)

Park House Hotel is a 2-minute walk from Galway Train Station and Eyre Square. Guests can stroll 10 minutes to The Spanish …

£141
The Bards Den - Hostel
The Bards Den - Hostel

N59, Letterfrack Connemara, Letterfrack

2.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (19 reviews)

Situated in Letterfrack, this hostel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Connemara National Park and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Kylemore Abbey …

£101
Delphi Resort
Delphi Resort

Delphi, Leenane

4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (88 reviews)

This family-friendly Leenane hotel is located on a river, 5 mi (8 km) from Aasleagh Waterfall, and within 12 mi (20 km) of …

£84
Alcock & Brown Hotel
Alcock & Brown Hotel

The Town Square, Clifden

3.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (32 reviews)

Situated on the waterfront, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Station House Museum and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Alcock and Brown …

£69
Clayton Hotel Galway
Clayton Hotel Galway

Ballybrit Lynch Roundabout, Galway

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (577 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Galway Race Course, Galway Clinic Private Hospital, and …

£73
Eldons Hotel & Restaurant
Eldons Hotel & Restaurant

Monastery Road, Roundstone

3.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (11 reviews)

Situated in Roundstone, this hotel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Errisberg and within 3 mi (5 km) of Gurteen Bay Beach and Mt …

£78
Clifden Station House
Clifden Station House

Connemara, Clifden

3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (45 reviews)

This family-friendly Clifden hotel is located by the sea, within 3 mi (5 km) of Station House Museum and Alcock and Brown …

£76
The Twelve Hotel
The Twelve Hotel

Barna Village, Barna

4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (257 reviews)

Located in the stylish seaside resort of Barna, The Twelve Hotel is 1.8 km (1 mi) from Silver Strand. The Galway Golf Club …

£134
Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway
Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway

Sandy Road, Galway

4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (786 reviews)

Located in Galway City Centre, this spa hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Galway City Karting, Galway Cathedral, and St …

£65
The Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant
The Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant

Ballyconneely Road, Clifden

3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (55 reviews)

Situated near the bay, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Alcock and Brown Memorial, Station House Museum, and Alcock and …

£136
Eyre Square Hotel
Eyre Square Hotel

Forster Street, Eyre Square, Galway HP1 TCP0

3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (389 reviews)

Located in Galway City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Eyre Square, St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church, and …

£83
Sharamore House
Sharamore House

Streamstown, Clifden

4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (87 reviews)

Situated by the sea, this romantic bed & breakfast is 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Station House Museum and within 6 mi (10 km) of …

£71
Crocnaraw Country House
Crocnaraw Country House

Moyard, Moyard

1.0 out of 5.0
3.1 out of 5 (8 reviews)

Situated by the sea, this guesthouse is within 6 mi (10 km) of Connemara National Park, Kylemore Abbey, and Station House …

£85
Imperial Hotel
Imperial Hotel

Eyre Square, Galway

3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (284 reviews)

Located in Galway City Centre, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Galway Tours and St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church …

£93
Armada Hotel
Armada Hotel

Spanish Point., Milltown Malbay

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (185 reviews)

This family-friendly Milltown Malbay hotel is located on the waterfront, within a 15-minute walk of Spanish Point Beach and …

£108

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Hotels @Recess

The N59 winding west through Recess is hardly a major road, but constitutes a stretch of the celebrated Wild Atlantic Way. It passes serenely through a landscape of majestic mountains and lakes, into which any visitor is then able to retreat yet further from the rat race to the hotel of their choice.

It seems the rule of thumb in the hinterland of Recess dictates that the further you withdraw into the wild mountains amid lakes, bogs and forests, the greater the luxury available in your hotel.

Two luxurious hotels are situated within Recess, while a little further along the N59, where the road meets the coast, the accommodation options expand, along with the watersports activities and the sea views from the bedroom window of your hotel, B&B, guesthouse or hostel.

Things to See and Do in Recess

While peace and quiet are two of the key attractions for many visitors to Recess, the immediate area offers a multitude of outdoor activities ranging from painting and fishing to hiking and biking.

There are cultural and historical hotspots to visit, too, but out on the coast a few miles beyond Recess, the beaches and the sea inevitably become the focus of attention for many more sports and activities. Hotels on the coast, around and beyond Clifden, may therefore more often be geared to the demands and the pace of family holidays.

A Traditional Luxury Hotel in Recess

Situated some seven miles north of the N59, secreted on the forested shores of Lough Inagh, lies the 4 star Lough Inagh Hotel, originally a fishing lodge in the late 18th century. As is important when you’re this far from the beaten track, the dining, home comforts and choice of amenities are first class. There really aren’t many hotels back home that can offer fishing and golf so close at hand, with hiking and mountain biking trails starting right from the door.

Stay on a Castle Estate

The palatial Ballynahinch Castle Hotel is a sight to behold, its lake-strewn estate offering enough activities to make the rest of beautiful Connemara almost seem surplus to requirements. There’s boating, fly-fishing, tennis, river walks with guides, horse riding, clay and woodcock shooting to choose from – not to mention guided boat trips taking in the seals and deserted island lobster-fishing communities out in Roundstone Bay.

The famous hotel’s own pub and atmospheric restaurant are fit for a prince and princess.

Enjoy Your Hotel Stay in Recess

Whether you’re looking for a romantic break in luxurious seclusion, an idyllic getaway break packed with rural pursuits or more hectic coastal activities, Connemara and Recess in particular can offer you the exact accommodation you require along with a great big Irish welcome.

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