Doonmore Hotel

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Doonmore Hotel
Inishbofin Island Co Galway
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Tel: +353 95 45804 / 14

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Locally known as 'Murray's' and in the family for three generations, overlooking the sea and sand dunes of Inishbofin it offers old fashioned comfort. Simply special.
  • Boat Trips
  • Cycling
  • Fishing (Sea Angling nearby)
  • Fitness Room
  • Scuba Diving (nearby)
  • Walking - Hillwalking (recommended routes or guides available)
  • Banqueting
  • Beauty - Massage
  • Breaks - Short
  • Breaks - Special Interest
  • Broadband WI/FI
  • Budget Accommodation (under €100 for two)
  • Children's Baby Sitting Arranged
  • Children's Playground
  • Conference Venue
  • Family Friendly
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms (accessible for less able)
  • Heli-Pad
  • Live Music
  • Location - By the sea
  • Location - On an island
  • Location - Peaceful
  • Location - Scenic
  • Location - Waterside
  • Outdoor Dining Avail. (summer)
  • Smoking Area
  • Wedding Venue
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Contemporary International
  • Breakfast Venue
  • Coeliac Friendly
  • Vegetarian Friendly (always at least 1 starter & 1 main course)

Doonmore Hotel

Locally known as 'Murray's' and in the family for three generations, the Doonmore Hotel was built on the site of the Murray family farmhouse in 1968; overlooking the sea and sand dunes of Inishbofin, with geraniums along the front lounge, it looks more like a traditional guesthouse than an hotel, and offers old fashioned comfort.


Traditional music is played regularly, and on cold days there are peat fires in the low-ceilinged sitting room and lounge.


It is a very family-friendly place with a baby listening service in bedrooms, along with the usual facilities.


‘Murray’s’ is well known for wholesome cooking - home baking, local produce like Connemara lamb and fresh seafood.


There are fine sandy beaches on hand and there’s a fitness room, cycling, sea angling, boat trips, scuba diving and walking. Simply special.

Small conferences/banqueting (40/80). Rooms 20 (15 shower only, 5 family rooms, 16 ground floor); B&B €50-60 pps, ss €10. Children welcome (under 3s free in parents' room, cots available at no charge, baby sitting arranged); toilets wheelchair accessible; broadband wi/fi. Restaurant seats 45 and opens daily for D to residents & non-residents 7-9pm. Bar food 12-9pm. Establishment closed Oct-Mar. Heli-pad. Amex, MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 05-04-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

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