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Clifden, Co. Galway

Clifden (Irish: An Clochán, meaning "stepping stones"County Galway, Ireland and being Connemara's largest town, it is often referred to as "the Capital of Connemara". It is located on the Owenglen River where it flows into Clifden Bay. The town is linked to Galway city by the N59 and is a popular tourist destination for those touring Connemara.
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Bus to Clifden

  • Bus routes operated by Bus ireann:
    • 419:
      • Clifden (Library) - Dublin Rd (GMIT)
      • Galway (Bus Station) - Clifden (Library)
    • 421:
      • Clifden (Library) - Westport (Mill St Westbound Stop)
      • Galway (Bus Station) - Clifden (Library)
    • 923:
      • Clifden

Hotels in Clifden

Alcock & Brown Hotel Alcock & Brown Hotel

Market Square, Clifden, Co. Galway
This family-run hotel is situated on the town square in the centre of Clifden, and is home to The Gallery Restaurant offering excellent food and service. Free WiFi is also included throughout the property.

Abbeyglen Castle Hotel Abbeyglen Castle Hotel

Sky Road, Clifden, Co. Galway
Set in beautiful gardens in the heart of Connemara, the romantic Abbeyglen Castle Hotel has tennis courts, a spa bath and stunning views of Clifden and the Twelve Bens mountains.

Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant

Ballyconeely Rd, Clifden, Co. Galway
On the edge of beautiful, scenic Connemara and with magnificent sea views over Ardbear Bay, this charming hotel offers individually decorated en suite rooms and a superb award-winning restaurant. Free WiFi is accessible throughout.

Atlantic Coast Hotel Atlantic Coast Hotel

Market Street, Clifden, Co. Galway
Boasting magnificent views of the natural beauty of Connemara’s rugged landscape, Atlantic Coast Hotel is located in the heart of Clifden. Free WiFi is accessible throughout the property.

Clifden Station House Hotel Clifden Station House Hotel

Galway Road, Clifden, Co. Galway
On the site of the former Clifden Railway Station, Clifden Station House offers well-appointed bedrooms and self-catering apartments. There is a pool and Connemara National Park is a 15-minute drive.

Connemara Sands Hotel Connemara Sands Hotel

Ballyconneely, Clifden, Co. Galway
Offering a private beach area, Connemara Sands is located in Mannin Bay, just a 10-minute drive from Clifden. Free WiFi access is available and the property offers free parking. The rooms have tea/coffee making facilities.

Foyles Hotel Foyles Hotel

Main Street, Clifden, Co. Galway
Situated in the picturesque town of Clifden, the hotel is fast becoming the premier location for activity holidays with its unique and diverse landscape, ideal for walking, cycling, and hiking.

Guesthouses in Clifden

All the Twos Lodge All the Twos Lodge

Galway Road, Clifden, Co. Galway
At the edge of Clifden, All the Twos offers rooms with spacious bathrooms, and full Irish breakfasts. Guests can enjoy mountain views, free Wi-Fi, and free parking, 15 minutes’ drive from Connemara National Park.

Arch Guesthouse Arch Guesthouse

Market Street, Clifden, Co. Galway
Arch Guest House offers bed and breakfast accommodation in the centre of Clifden. The B&B has a courtyard garden and free Wi-Fi access. Continental and full Irish breakfasts are available.

Ben View Guesthouse Ben View Guesthouse

Bridge Street, Clifden, Co. Galway
Ben View Guesthouse is located in Clifden. Featuring a shower, private bathroom also comes with a bath or shower and a hairdryer. Extras include bed linen and ironing facilities.

Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse

Westport Road, Clifden, Co. Galway
A warm and friendly home-away-from-home, Buttermilk Lodge is 5 minutes' walk from Clifden town centre, so you can just park your car and easily walk to town. The non-smoking Buttermilk Lodge has some ground-floor rooms.

Dun Ri Guesthouse Dun Ri Guesthouse

Hulk St., Clifden, Co. Galway
In a quiet corner of Clifden, this quiet haven of rich comfort and classic Irish hospitality is just 93 steps from the vibrant buzz of Clifden town centre. Dun Ri Guest House serves both full Irish and lighter breakfast options.

Hostels in Clifden

Restaurants in Clifden

Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant

Ballyconneely Road, Clifden, Co. Galway

Browns Restaurant Browns Restaurant

Alcock and Brown Hotel Clifden, Connemara, Co. Galway

E J King E J King's Restaurant & Bar

The Square, Clifden, Co. Galway
EJ's was stablished over 100 years ago as a public house run by members of the King family and has dominated the corner of Main St. ever since.

EJ Kings Pub & Restaurant

The Square, Clifden, Co. Galway

Fogertys Restaurant Fogertys Restaurant

Market Street, Clifden, Co. Galway

Guys Restaurant & Wine Bar Guys Restaurant & Wine Bar

Main Street, Clifden, Co. Galway

Mannions Bar Mannions Bar

Market Street, Clifden, Co. Galway
Mannion's Bar & Restaurant is one of Clifden's longest established family-run bar & restaurants. Serving food daily, we specialise in locally sourced fresh Seafood from the Wild Atlantic, and traditional favourites of Connemara Lamb and Iris

Marconi Restaurant Marconi Restaurant

Foyles Restaurant, Clifden, Co. Galway

Mitchell Mitchell's Restaurant

Market Street, Clifden, Co. Galway
Closed Nov-Feb.

Off The Square Restaurant Off The Square Restaurant

Main Street, Clifden, Co. Galway

The Boardwalk Cafe at Clifden Boat Club

The Beach, Beach Rd, Clifden, Co. Galway

Upstairs Downstairs Cafe Upstairs Downstairs Cafe

Main Street, Clifden, Co. Galway

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Pubs & Nightlife

Clifden Pubs and Nightlife: An essential part of Ireland's social life and a must for every visitor.

Guided Tours

Guided Tours and Bus Tours: Take a bus tour around Clifden, or an overnight tour visiting various sights in Clifden and the surrounding regions.

Map of Clifden