Nestled in the heart of Connemara, an area renowned for its wild and rugged beauty, lies the beautiful Clifden Station House Hotel which offers a unique blend of comfort and history for guests. This charming hotel stands on the site of the former Clifden Railway Station, a nod to the rich tapestry of Irish history and the evolution of transport in this scenic part of the country.

The hotel’s architecture pays homage to its heritage, with the original station house serving as a poignant centerpiece. The surrounding structures, once part of the bustling railway complex, have been thoughtfully transformed into a shopping precinct, museum, and a 200-seater theatre, providing guests with a variety of leisure activities right on their doorstep.

Accommodation at the Clifden Station House is designed to cater to a range of preferences, offering well-appointed en-suite bedrooms and self-catering apartments. The rooms are a fusion of traditional charm and modern convenience, ensuring a comfortable stay for all guests. Free WiFi throughout comes as standard along with the convenience of 24-hour room service! For those who prefer a home-away-from-home experience, the wonderful apartments provide comfortable beds, a separate living area, and a fully equipped kitchen with cookers and washer/dryers.

The hotel’s amenities are a testament to its commitment to providing a memorable stay, offering a large range of leisure facilities designed for guest comfort and enjoyment. Guests can indulge in the luxurious Renew Spa, which features a variety of beauty treatments, a Swedish steam room, sauna, and a relaxing hot tub. For those looking to stay active, relax and have fun, there are a range of fitness classes, a fully equipped gym, and an 18m swimming pool along with a separate paddling pool for little ones, to be availed of during your stay.

Dining at the Clifden Station House is a wonderful experience not to be missed. The cozy and welcoming setting of the Signal Bar, set in the original Station Master’s House offers a casual dining experience, where food is served throughout the day and offers entertainment in the evenings and weekends. Alternatively you can indulge in an unforgettable dining experience at the Carriage Restaurant. As one of the best restaurants in Connemara, the culinary team take pride in offering a menu that showcases the rich flavors of the region using the finest, freshest ingredients and keeping a focus on local produce to ensure quality of the highest standards.

The hotel’s location is also ideal for exploring the wider Connemara region with the beautiful beaches of Ballyconneely and Roundstone, the breathtaking Sky Road drive, the stunning Kylemore Abbey, and much more only a short distance away. In addition, the hotel’s central location in Clifden means that guests are never far from the town’s attractions, including art galleries, cafes, and shops that offer a glimpse into the local culture and craftsmanship. For those arriving by car, the hotel offers free parking, and for those without, there is a regular bus route that connects Galway City to Clifden.

With the beautiful Connemara landscape and the lively town of Clifden at your doorstep, the Clifden Station House Hotel is the perfect getaway for friends and family. Whether you’re seeking a spa retreat, a relaxing break, or an adventure in the great outdoors, the hotel promises an enjoyable experience in one of Ireland’s most beautiful regions.


Clifden Station House Hotel, Galway Rd, Clifden, Co. Galway, H71 AK52, Ireland

53.488693, -10.017580

Clifden Station House Hotel



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