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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Portumna, County Galway, Western Ireland

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paula1866...
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
“Shannon Breeze What a lovely, cosy house. Area has it all”
Reviewed 22 June 2011 for a stay in June 2011

We had the most enjoyable holiday recently in a cottage called Shannon Breeze in Ballycrissane , portumna , co Galway.
This was our 5th time to visit the area but our first stay in Shannon Breeze. What a lovely, cosy house with wonderful views from the upstairs bedroom. The outdoor space was great with lots of opportunity for our small dog to safely explore .The space was ideal for BBQ (we had two ) great for sitting out to enjoy the absolute peace and quiet .This area has it all ,the Shannon , the wonderful forest park and we really recommend the green walk .
Great pubs and restaurants in portumna .
Thank you so much to the most hospitable and helpful landlady ever.
We will be back
Paula, Majella, Molly

Date of stay: June 2011
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Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway A romantic getaway
Older travelers Families with young children
Tourists
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Management Response
22 Jun 2011
Your review on Shannon Breeze Cottage and surrounding area is much appreciated.Thanking You,Lena
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Jemwat29
Wexford, Ireland
2 reviews
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“A Delightful place to stay with loads to see and do!”
Reviewed 5 June 2011 for a stay in May 2011

We stayed at the Shannon Breeze for a great week. Lena made us so welcome and recommended places for us to go and see. We really enjoyed the peacefulness and homely feeling you get at Shannon breeze, ideal getaway if your looking to relax and de-stress! Best places to visit with 1-2 hours are The Cliffs of Moher, Clonmacnoise, The Lough Derg Drive and loads of lovely villages including Terryglass, Scariff, and not forgetting Portumna itself. Locally you can visit Portumna Castle and Gardens and Portumna Forest Park, and if you like fishing The River Shannon is within 5 minutes of the cottage. We had a great week, and would recommend Shannon Breeze for both couples and families.

Date of stay: May 2011
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Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway A romantic getaway
People with disabilities Older travelers
Families with young children Tourists
Rugged travelers
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austinsmy...
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
“A hidden gem far from the madding crowd.”
Reviewed 11 May 2011 for a stay in April 2011

This place is a real treasure,hidden away in rural Galway,not far from the banks of the River Shannon.We stayed in the Shannon Breeze cottage,as cosy a place as you could wish for,with its old fashioned,traditional design full of character and warmth.There was a big open fire to keep out the night chill,with a barn full of bone-dry logs at our disposal.This is an ideal place to stay if you have kids,as it is located on a working farm,with lambs and ponies and donkeys to keep the children amused.There ia a big gate acrosss the entrance to the cottages,so it is very safe to let the kids wander around.Portumna is a gateway to the West,so there are loads of places to visit during your stay.The Lough Derg Forest Park is a great local amemity,and Meelick is well worth a visit,as is Clonmacnoise and Scarriff.Take a day to drive around Lough Derg,and call into Terryglass and Mountshannon.THe Bell Pepper in Scarriff is a great place to eat,very reasonably priced and tasty food.Another great find was The Fort ,just over the bridge from Clonmacnoise.Excellent food and service.Back at base,Lena was an excellent host and was more than willing to answer any questions we had during our stay.I must give a mention to the local watering hole,Stronges,where the Guinness was as nice as ever i've tasted,and a steal at 3 pints for 10 euro!All in all,we had a fantastic week in the Shannon Breeze,and i would highly reccommend Cummins Cottages to anyone who is looking for a relaxing break from the hustle and bustle of the city,far from the madding crowd.

Date of stay: April 2011
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Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway A romantic getaway
Older travelers Families with young children
Families with teenagers Tourists
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Management Response
11 May 2011
Mr Austin Smyth stayed in shannon breeze cottage in april .I am delighted with Review.Regards Lena Cummins.
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