Comfortable, quiet house by the sea

House - Private room · Killeenaran, Galway, Galway, Ireland

The Space

King size bed in sea facing room, large private en suite with private sauna. Breakfast included in price, self catering with use of large country kitchen optional.

Introductory price for 1 person 39 dollars and 68 dollars for two. Laundry services available upon request for small fee.

Guest can expect a hospitable stay in a unique design stone house. Located amidst a country setting overlooking Galway Bay. This location offers the guests opportunities for long strolls along the bay and swimming at high tide.

Ten minutes drive away is the picturesque village of Kinvara. The visitor has a range of eateries, pubs and local music.

Fifteen minutes drive away you have the beautiful entry to the landscape of the Burren. With its unique flora and archeological treasures.

Galway City with its rich cultural offerings is a mere half an hours drive.

Galway or Limerick can be reached by bus from Kilcolgan.

After twenty two years experience of hosting and sharing my home with people from all over the world, and an enthusiasm for sharing the beautiful surroundings this area has to offer, I invite you to enjoy it for yourself.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1.5
Beds: 1
Extra people: $29 / night after the first guest
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $250 /week
Cancellation: Moderate
Pet Owner: Dog(s)

Overall Guest Satisfaction

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  • The days spent at Kathrein's home were our favorites in Ireland. Her home is lovely and colorful. The room is the quietest and most comfortable you can find. The welcome and the courtesy of Kathrein, the attention with she care every detail, from delicious breakfast to each object and fresh flower chosen with taste, show her love for the house and make you feel welcome.
    Ah! The little Harris is the plus...
    We hope to return soon, Thanks Kathrein!

    April 2014
    Response from Kathrein:

    Hallo Valentina and Andrea,
    So glad you enjoyed your stay! Since you left the rain has returned; so glad you have happy memories!

  • Kathrein was a wonderful host. We felt very comfortable and welcome in her home. Her home and guest area are very warm and cosy and also includes a sauna in the bedroom. Thanks to Kathrein for her warm hospitality and for sharing her local knowledge, helpful travel advice and maps. It really helped make our stay in County Galway a most enjoyable one. It was a pleasure to meet some of Kathrein's friendly neighbours and her cute little dog Harry. We also appreciated Kathrein's delicious, wholesome Irish breakfasts every morning. We would highly recommend staying with Kathrein for a visit to County Galway.

    April 2014
  • Our stay with Kathrein was our favorite B&B of the trip! She was lovely, her dog Harry was a charmer and the house was comfortable, cozy and we felt very at home. Her breakfast was great and allowed us to skip lunch saving money. The location was great and allowed us to visit some of the smaller neighboring towns, The Cliffs of Moher and the Burren as well as Galway.

    I can't recommend it enough, and thank you so much to Kathrein!

    March 2014
  • Honestly, staying with Kathrein was one of the top highlights of my trip! Not only was the room absolutely amazing, but Kathrein was a wonderful host. She made me feel so welcome, and I wish I could have stayed longer. I would recommend staying here to anyone…and if I am ever going through the area again, I would love to! Was an amazing find and so glad I was able to spend my time there.

    March 2014
    Response from Kathrein:

    Hallo Jessalyn,
    Thanks for enjoying your stay!
    You must have made it safely back to Dublin...
    All the best for the rest of your life!

  • We had a wonderful time at Kathrein's place! Beautiful and picturesque, very quiet and private, and a good location from which to visit some of the local sites. Kathrein was friendly and knowledgeable, and she served our favorite Irish breakfast we had on the entire trip. We highly recommend her bnb!

    March 2014
  • I had an absolutely wonderful stay at Kathreins home. It was exactly the stay I was hoping to have and it was exactly what I thought a stay in Ireland would be. Kathrein, her neighbors and her friends are all extraordinary people that make you feel welcome and at home. I truly felt as if I had known them all for years. Kathrein supplies you with everything you need to have a comfortable stay. The room was delightful as well as the en suite bathroom. Everything was clean and comfortable. The breakfast options are vast, all of which are delicious. I enjoyed every meal at Kathreins. Her and her son went out of their way to pick me up at the bus stop when I arrived and a lovely neighbor of hers drove me to the bus stop when I was departing. Since I didn't have a car I only stayed for several days, but even without a vehicle I enjoyed the lovely walk to the pier and through the countryside. If you have a vehicle there is plenty to see just a short distance away. I had the pleasure of meeting so many great people during my stay and it has surely been the best experience of my trip so far. I highly suggest staying at Kathreins lovely home, even if just for a night. I can't recommend it enough!

    February 2014
  • One wonderfull week between The Burren and Connemara, in a lovely house, and the best was the welcome of Kathrein who's a generous, charming, intelligent and friendly woman!
    It was an unforgetable travel and we hope to see Kathrein the soonest!
    Thanks Kathrein and stay the same!

    February 2014
  • Our stay with Kathrein was such a pleasure! I am delighted to have met her and to have enjoyed her wonderful hospitality and home. I left wanting to return.

    February 2014
  • Beautiful house and setting, comfortable bed, great breakfasts and a very nice host. Would highly recommend.

    January 2014
  • Excellent host, Very attentive to our needs. We had wonderful conversations. Kathrein's home is really nice & peaceful and spotless! I would recommend Kathrein to any potential guest - it is by far the best airbnb experience we have had so far.

    January 2014
    Response from Kathrein:

    Thank you very much for your praise! It was lovely meeting you and talking to you! I hope you find the right solution to heat your home!

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Koenigin Charlotte Gymnasium
Retired Teacher
I grew up in Germany and via a six year stint in London came to the West coast of Ireland. Along the way I was teaching, designing knitwear restoring old buildings and hosting guests in a holiday cottage. I love reading, art & crafts, gardening, travel and entertaining friends around a table of good food and wine.
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