16. 3 on ground floor, 1 suitable for disabled, 7 studios (6 with kitchenette) in annexe.
end Mar–end Oct.
2 sitting rooms, breakfast conservatory, free Wi-Fi, in-room TV (Freeview), small garden, fishing, sailing, golf, riding nearby.
all ages welcomed.
per room B&B €160.
Good Hotel Guide Review
‘Delightful hosts’ Julia and Paddy Foyle run their harbourside B&B with ‘generosity of spirit and a genuine interest in seeing guests happy’, Guide inspectors say. ‘We arrived to a very nice welcome tea and ready advice on touring the area.’ The B&B occupies four linked houses, including the 19th-century harbourmaster’s house. Everywhere, there’s a ‘plethora of auction finds’ to catch one’s eye. ‘The main sitting room is a great, airy space filled with vases of fresh flowers, mismatched furnishings and lamps, curio upon curio, plus rugs on the wooden floors, and stacks of magazines and books.’ Each of the individually styled bedrooms has a terrace or balcony. ‘Our spacious room had splendid views over the ever-changing harbour. There was a squashy sofa and a plump armchair by the electric fireplace; a neat table and chairs by the Juliet balcony.’ In the morning, breakfast (‘good muesli, excellent coffee, even two breakfast cakes’) is served in a ‘lovely, bright conservatory’. ‘Toby, the Foyles’ son, is an innovative cook. A well-rounded dish of eggs Benedict with a spinach–mushroom mix was properly indulgent.’
10% discount voucher
This hotel accepts discount vouchers which entitle readers to a 10% discount off their normal B&B rate for a single night’s stay. To take advantage of this offer, you must present the voucher at the time of booking.
Day trips available to a Gaelic-speaking, traditional area off the west coast of Ireland.
A long weekend of live music, street parties in the Latin Quarter and the World Oyster Opening Championships.
The racecourse festival is in the last week of July each year, but there are regular meets throughout the racing season.