10 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Clifden, Ireland - Updated 2022

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Clifden, Ireland, is a verdant coastal town on the western side of the Republic of Ireland. Picturesque Clifden is snuggled between the Twelve Bens Mountains, Atlantic Ocean, as well as the mouth of Clifden Bay. Clifden appeals to a variety of interests with shopping and dining in the small yet vibrant town of Clifden, as well attractions that include Clifden Castle and local hiking routes. Come in April for Clifden’s Annual Traditional Music Festival, or in the fall for Clifden’s Art Festival. Whatever your reason for visiting this Irish gem, you need an excellent accommodation to base your adventures from. Read below to find the best Vrbo vacation rentals in beautiful Clifden, Ireland, and get your vacation plans rolling.

1. Classic cottage on Sky Road (from USD 202)

This classic cottage with expansive views of Connemara’s nature is a wonderful choice for a holiday. Close to the Clifden Castle and just a short stroll from Clifden, this rental allows you to access everything the area has to offer. From white sandy beaches to biking routes, you will love all the activities at hand. An open fireplace and views of the bay make nights memorable.

Cottage 171 - Clifden
17 reviews
cottage 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 0
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Het uitzicht over de baai en de oceaan
In de winter voelt het huis in eerste instantie wat koud aan maar door een goed vuurtje in de openhaard is het
Het huisje is voldoende ingericht
De door de eigenaresse aangebrachte voorzieningen zoals linnengoed en handdoeken zijn netjes
aangenaam te houden De eigenaresse is zeer vriendelijk en behulpzaam
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2. Historic Georgian holiday home (from USD 246)

Built in 1834, this large Clifden home is only two minutes on foot from downtown Clifden. Full of character, with high ceilings, a formal dining room, an open fire, and large bay windows, bask in the elegance this home provides. A fully enclosed garden area makes dining al fresco a treat. Enjoy the large kitchen, reading nooks, and four bedrooms that offer space for all.

Hill House Clifden, Connemara
12 reviews
Apartment 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 0
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The sitting room was very spacious and although not as comfortable as the rest of the house it provided everything we needed
One of the bestGreat location right in the heart of the townClean with all the amenities you need
The kitchen was very well equipt and was where we spent the majority of our time Doors opening out on to decking meant children could be inside and out
Big thanks to Yvonne for handling the booking and all our various requests and Peter for waving us farewell
All of the bedrooms are beautifully furnished with lots of home comforts
The location of the house is excellent
The house is absolutely beautiful and set in such a perfect location
although at the top of a very small but quite steep hill you are minutes walk from shops
and we felt very safe letting them play
restaurants and bars Clifden itself is the perfect holiday town with lots to do and the people are so friendly
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3. Fisherman's haven in Roundstone Bog (from USD 220)

This relaxing home for seven, set in the Roundstone Bog conservation area, is a perfect choice for the outdoors man. Surrounded by the Twelve Bens mountain range, and 3 miles (4.8km) from Clifden, the best of the country and town can be found here. Game rooms in the home help with rainy days, and the beach is nearby for the sunny ones! A beautiful backyard patio beckons for outdoor dining, as well as a backyard to play in. Whether you’re in Clifden to fish, golf, or simply be with family, this home has something for you.

Thorn Casa Blanca, Clifden, Connemara
18 reviews
House 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 0
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Four adults and one kid )
very spacious games room for the kids
A Wifi dongle was eventually provided but with the provisio that ' I will not be paying for you to
Fine house in a peaceful location but just 5 km from Clifden House is comfortable and family friendly with a kids games room and with most modern amenities I would return and recommend
The house was spacious very clean and had everything we needed
great facilities - en suites lovely kitchen
The house was very clean when we arrived which was important for us
The house itself was lovely - clean and comfortable
The games and books for kids were a great extra touch really helped with the few times
We didn't run out of things to do by any means
very spacious & comfortable Martin is a great host and available at short notice if required
well-equipped Friendy people All and all: a very good choice
We needed general Wifi access and we couldn't even get that The property owner actually said they have never had Wifi access yet the letting agent advertises the house with this service even now
it rained The house is totally quiet and peaceful and in a beautiful location close to Clifden and
Good house close to Clifden and close to the sea (10 minutes drive)
We also loved the neighbouring cows
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4. Bright and artistic home (from USD 301)

This house is immaculate and airy with five bedrooms, parking, Smart TV, and WiFi. Only a three-minute walk to the center of Clifden, this is a great choice for those who want more than just the countryside. Perfect for families, The Art House offers a large fenced-in courtyard, an X-box for older children, and a fully equipped kitchen. You will be planning your next trip back to this accommodation before you leave!

El Art House, Clifden Connemara
25 reviews
House 6 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 0
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the out door patio is lovely and the kitchen and living room are well equipped
the beds were very comfortable
property was very clean and well laid out
very modern and clean
the place was nice and clean and quiet
on arrival we had a lovely welcome from toni and found the house to be spotlessly clean
and a great location close to town
great place to stay excellent location house is so modern
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5. Traditional rustic stone cottage (from USD 211)

This secluded stone home is classic yet clean and ready to house up to five. This eco-friendly cottage has sweeping views of the area with large windows, and ample outdoor space. Get a chance to see the beautiful flora and fauna of the area from your back door! A modern kitchen redone in 2016 welcomes you to cook and a real wood-burning fireplace makes evenings so cozy. You’ll love this traditional home that offers memorable views of the Connemara area.

Tradicional cabaña de piedra rústica con río privado de pesca.
43 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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Beds were comfy plenty of towels
The kitchen/sunroom was where we spent most of our time as the views from it are stunning
This was a quiet clean cottage with a comfortable bed and a special kitchen
The kitchen has great lighting and wonderful views
The core cottage is very traditional being refurbished in a solid and tasteful manner The cream of the cottage is its extension which is a big room comprising the combination of kitchen and dining ...
The cottage was so clean and welcoming
some surfing Liam was very helpful when we were in touch (which wasn't much as everything was fine )
It's lovely decorated and equipped with everything we could wish for
genoten van het kabbelende riviertje
An amazing vista out the back door with a babbling brook
We could not have been more pleased with this rental
visited Kylemore Abbey and the beautiful gardens then went south to Cong and surrounding areas So much to see and great hikes close by
Prachtig ingerichte cottage heel compleet en comfortabel Rustig gelegen maar toch binnen 10 minuten in het gezellige
The cottage is located on a quiet place but still very close to Clifden
The location is close enough to the village of Clifton to take advantage of all the restaurants and music
This is a very lovely cottage about 4km from Clifden
A beautiful cottage wonderful view with a private piece of river which has to be seen to be believed
This is a beautiful property in its own right
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6. Immaculate rural retreat

Immaculate and ready for up to ten guests, this rural home is a gem for those seeking quiet. Set on the picturesque Ardbear Peninsular, this home is a mere 2 miles (3.2 km) from the center of Clifden. Bring the whole family, and maybe some friends, too, to enjoy all the area has to offer including: walking, cycling, golfing, surfing, painting, dining, and shopping in Clifden. Spacious and flooded with natural light, this accommodation is an excellent choice.

Aunty Bo's, Clifden, Connemara
14 reviews
House 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

7. Country home on the Wild Atlantic Way

Wake up each morning to the magical charm of rural Irish life in this four-bedroom home for eight guests. Just five minutes by car from Clifden’s center, yet immersed in greenery, this country home offers the best of everything in the area. See Ballynahinch Castle, Letterfrack, The Connemara National Park, Kylemore Abbey, and more, all within a short drive. With WiFi, a fireplace for cold nights, parking, and child-friendly features, this is a great spot for families. Enjoy the Connemara region in this beautiful home.

WiFi, Connemara, Wild Atlantic Way, West of Ireland Coast
7 reviews
cottage 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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The cottage was immaculate spacious quiet and well equipped
It had a beautiful view from the front of the house
The turf was very much appreciated
it is also on a dead end road
The only thing I would suggest is to upgrade the beds
Anne was so welcoming and helpful with any questions or needs we had
The house was lovely as was the owner
We would definitely come back Great base for people touring/sightseeing/hill walking in Connemara Outstanding value for what you get
The beds need to be replaced but we made it through 4 nights without a problem Beautiful area with tons of pubs
Glenbricken House is a comfortable house in a peaceful setting with beautiful views while only being a few minutes drive into Clifton
We were a group of 5 and had a very enjoyable stay The area was very peaceful with beautiful views of Sreamstown Bay Glenbrickeen Lake & the 12 Bens Mountains Glenbrickeen House is only a stones ...
and we had no issue getting taxis home after many dinners/nights out including delicious seafood and traditional Irish Music in the pubs of Clifden
House is beautiful and has everything you need Close to attractions and town Views are amazing and so very quite
This was a very nice cottage in Clifden which was convenient to the whole Connemara experience
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8. Three-bedroom property close to Clifden center

This quaint home, just minutes from the town center of Clifden, touts a beautiful terrace perfect for an evening meal or morning coffee. With three spacious bedrooms and two-and-a-half baths, this rental feels like home. Parking, a fireplace, and cable TV all add to the relaxation of the home. Children are welcome here so book your family vacation at this Clifden home that offers convenience and charm.

6 Riverfalls - 3 bed property close to Clifden town centre with private terrace
12 reviews
House 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
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The kitchen was fairly large and well stocked with all the things you would want for cooking in
it was spacious and well equipped
in that way Our teenage daughter could have her own bath
and we were in the town centre
Thank you for the basics - sugar salt coffee
The property had everything we needed and was very practical
Everything we needed was in place including superfast broadband
so when we had a couple of days With rain and Our daughter was staying in we run out of the free wifi Not a big problem
The manager welcomed us and there was tea and milk already there for us
However we didn't know that the free wifi was so Limited
Excellent property in a good location Very well equipped clean and spacious Lovely and warm for those cooler evenings comfortable bed
your freindly and helpfull caretaker Thank you Horst Inge and Christina
The glorious Connemara countryside with its many secluded sandy beaches are just a short drive away Cycling walking and even horse riding at nearby Cleggan
And a very good Place to live as we wanted to explore Connamara
only a 5 minutes walk to center of Clifden Not to forget Gerry
Just two minutes to walk
This modern three bedroom house is ideally located in Clifden town about 5 mins walk from the main street but far enough away to be quiet at night
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9. Private accommodation overlooking the Atlantic Ocean

This beautiful three-bedroom home sits on the Atlantic Ocean, and is just a short drive from Clifden. With eight acres of ground to explore and a spacious home to relax in, this is a great choice for those seeking the calm of the countryside. An elevated sun room allows for panoramic views drenched in natural sunlight. Enjoy the barbecue on the porch or head into town for fresh seafood. You will love this coastal cottage for six.

Seals Cove, Clifden, Connemara
10 reviews
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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The sun room was fantastic and they enjoyed sitting there taking in the fab views
the kitchen was fully loaded
It was so comfortable and had everything we needed Plenty of space
great wifi and cable TV
the sheep and lambs baahing the cows mooing
The house is spacious and clean and has everything you might need
Very homey and super clean Loved the resident cat :)
Mary herself is amazing and very accomodating
and we cannot wait until our next visit
The owner of the house was also extremely helpful and made checking in and out quick and hassle
Mary and her son were very helpful at check in
Couldn't recommend Connemara Lettings enough after our stay Yvonne and her team made the booking process easy and with plenty of information to ensure we made the most of our trip
a few minutes away had a great supermarket in the centre
It's easy to reach all the Must Have seen of Connemara Thank you
I took my Mom and Dad here for a 3 day getaway and they loved every minute of it
I thought as it is very short distance to two excellent beaches and a short drive into Clifden itself I will be booking again in future as the fantastic customer service on offer makes booking wi...
The countryside around the house is breathtaking
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10. Home with panoramic views of Wild Atlantic Way

This traditional cottage for six has been refurbished and has views that will take your breath away. Set directly on the Wild Atlantic Way, wake up to the mountain and ocean views surrounding you. With just ten-minute drive to Clifden, you can enjoy the activities of the area, while returning to your sweet home at night to bask in the glow of the wood-burning fire. You may never want to leave this romantic cottage amidst Connemara.

Newly refurbished traditional cottage with stunning views on Wild Atlantic Way
13 reviews
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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The panoramic view was the highlight of the home
We stayed here for 4 nights over the Christmas holidays and we really did not want to leave
As inviting as the house was there was also plenty to do in short distances from the house
A beautiful cottage with fabulous views Tastefully decorated with a unique style very homely and cosy Didn't want to leave
Mary is a considerate host and always responded quickly to any e-mails
so we really had the best of both worlds
Although the kitchen is really well equipped we opted to eat out most nights as we had heard such good things about the local restaurants-we were not disapointed
Meeresarm - liebevoll eingerichtete Cottage
the beautifull wildness of Connemara and close proximity to restaurants and shops
The cottage has incredible views and scenic walks are all around
The cottage is only 5 miles from the village of Clifden
Lovely house beautifully furnished and located at the great Sky Road
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Beautiful Clifden in Connemara

Clifden is a wonderful choice when seeking both a bit of the culture of the city as well as the refreshing environment of the country. With incredible views, a plethora of activities to choose from, sandy beaches to explore, and excellent in-town dining, you will adore this Connemara gem. Book one of these 10 Vrbo accommodations and get ready to relax in the Irish countryside.

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