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Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse

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Classic Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Ground Floor | Living area | 32-inch flat-screen TV with premium TV channels, TV
Triple Room | Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, in-room safe, individually decorated
Food and drink
Free toiletries, hair dryer, towels

Overview of Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse

Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse

3.0 star property
9.4 out of 10 Exceptional
9.4/10 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Parking included
  • Free WiFi
  • Business services
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping
Westport Road, Clifden, Galway, H71 VF25

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationClifden Castle7 min walk
  • Popular LocationStation House Museum9 min walk
  • Popular LocationSky Road14 min walk

Room options

About this area


Located in Clifden, Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse is in the suburbs. Station House Museum and Connemara Heritage & History Centre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Connemara Championship Links and Connemara Championship Golf Links. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and scuba diving nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with cave exploring and horse riding.

What's nearby

  • Clifden Castle - 7 min walk
  • Station House Museum - 9 min walk
  • Sky Road - 14 min walk
  • Connemara Heritage & History Centre - 14 min walk
  • Alcock and Brown Memorial - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Knock (NOC-Ireland West) - 101 min drive


  • Off The Square Restaurant - 7 min walk
  • Mitchell's Restaurant - 8 min walk
  • Guy's Bar & Snug - 8 min walk
  • Oliver's Bar - 10 min drive
  • Griffin's Bar - 7 min walk

About this property

Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse

3-star guest house in the suburbs
At Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse, you can look forward to a garden, a library and dry cleaning/laundry services. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • Free self-parking
  • Express check-out, a front desk safe and luggage storage
  • Free newspapers, laundry services and concierge services
Room features
All rooms are individually decorated, and have comforts such as premium bedding and laptop-friendly workspaces, as well as thoughtful touches such as free WiFi and safes. Guest reviews say good things about the comfortable, spacious rooms at the property.
Extra amenities include:
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding and pillowtop mattresses
  • Baths or showers, free toiletries and hairdryers
  • 32-inch flat-screen TVs with premium channels
  • Wardrobes/cupboards, electric kettles and heating


English, French, German, Polish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast and lunch
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Private picnics


  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Business services

  • Computer station


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • This property does not have any lifts
  • Deep-pile carpet in room


  • Beach towels
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding


  • Bath or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels


  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle


  • Desk
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Free newspapers
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Individually decorated
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Safe
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in from 3 PM - 7 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out available

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Guests will receive lockbox information
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between 1 November and 1 March.

Access methods

Staffed front desk, lockbox


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 10 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 10 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession.
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts major credit cards, debit cards and cash
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

This property does not have any lifts
Children 10 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ+ friendly)

National rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland) assigns an official star rating for accommodation in Ireland. This Guesthouse property is rated 3 stars.

Property is also known as

Buttermilk Guesthouse
Buttermilk Guesthouse Clifden
Buttermilk Lodge
Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse
Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse Clifden
Buttermilk Clifden
Buttermilk Guesthouse Clifden
Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse Clifden
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Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse Guesthouse Clifden

Frequently asked questions

Is Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much does it cost to stay at Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse?

As of 1 Jun 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse on 21 Jun 2023 start from €118.79, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse?

Self-parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse?

Check-in is from 3 PM - 7 PM.

What time is check-out at Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse?

Checkout is at 11 AM.

Where is Buttermilk Lodge Guesthouse located?

Situated in the suburbs, this guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Clifden Castle and Station House Museum. Sky Road and Connemara Heritage & History Centre are also within 15 minutes.




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10/10 Excellent


Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent service, super friendly staff, one of the best breakfasts we have had in Ireland. Cannot recommend enough!!
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2023

10/10 Excellent

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Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent


Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This is my favorite inn of all the B and AB’s I’ve stayed in the world over four decades of travel. I keep coming back because of the attention to guest needs, the fabulous breakfasts and the proximity to the Clifton Arts Festival venues.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great stay thanks you
Great stay , very close to the town , very clean premises, owners we friendly and helpful, fantastic selection for breakfast which was fab
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lovely BnB. Too bad the weather didn’t cooperate!
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Amazing place to stay! Highly Recommended!
Excellent and very welcoming host who went the extra mile to ensure we had a wonderful stay!
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

8/10 Good


Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great breakfasts
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Very nice place and it felt like a home
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Lovely breakfast with many choices!
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022