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Clifden River View Apartment, Clifden 📶

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3 Bedrooms
Bedroom Layout
2x Double, 1x Twin
2 Baths



Our Rating: 4.0 out of 5.0 stars

Located in the heart of Clifden town, the capital of Connemara with bars, restaurants, cafes and all shops within walking distance, we have to offer this beautifully presented newly decorated 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom 4-star self-catering suite . This apartment has a birds eye view of the Clifden Showground and the Owenglin River.

For those rainy days the on-site theatre shows the latest movies throughout the week, also during July & August they run live family shows suitable for all ages.

Guests can avail of the following services provided in the complex:-

Free parking

Restaurant, bar

Theatre, Cinema

Beauty Salon, Hairdressers

Best coffee shop in town !

Clothes Boutiques

There are 3 supermarkets within walking distance of the apartment Supervalu, Aldi & Lidl along with local bakery, butchers and a delicatessen offering a wide variety of Irish Farmhouse cheese, locally made jams, smoke salmon etc. There is an array of shops, art galleries and pubs playing traditional & modern music most nights of the week. Clifden Beach within approx 20 min walk.

Take the kids to the town playground where they can have fun on the swings or have a kick about in the pitch beside it! Less than 10 min walk.


Ground floor:

Semi open plan reception, kitchen and dining area. Fully fitted kitchen with all mod-cons, electric oven and hob, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine with combined drier. From the large kitchen window you have a panoramic view of the Connemara Pony Show grounds and the Owenglen river.

The reception room has 2 comfy couches, TV, dining table and chairs seating up to 6. There is a large window overlooking the Station House Theatre & Bar, Connemara Pony show grounds and Owenglen river.

Single bedroom with window overlooking the Twelve Ben mountains, fitted wardrobe, dressing table. Pull out bed suitable for a child.

There is a downstairs WC.


Master bedroom with super king size bed, ensuite shower room, fitted wardrobe and dressing table. 2 velux windows.

Further double bedroom with king size bed, fitted wardrobe & two windows overlooking the courtyard, show grounds and river.

Tiled Bathroom comprising bath with shower overhead, sink unit & WC.

Local Info

Clifden town ‘the Capital of Connemara’ is oozing history, heritage, culture & traditions of Irish Music and Dance. This vibrant town has an array of shops selling top quality gifts, trinket souvenirs and handmade knits but to name a few! You will also find boutiques, antique shops and art galleries. There are cosy coffee shops, pubs from the genuine ‘quaint-Irish’ to the more trendy where entertainment is plentiful. Whatever your taste in music you will find a selection of traditional, modern music and dance. Clifden has a reputation for the West’s ‘Gourmet Capital’ – for its fine restaurants. Take the kids to the town playground where they can have fun on the swings or have a kick about in the pitch beside it!

A must visit is the ruins of the old D’Arcy mansion, Clifden Castle. Along the Sky Road is a gateway leading to the castle. Once a Gothic Mansion, the D’Arcy’s lived here until 1850 when the estate was sold to the Eyre Family who lived here at intervals until the castle fell into ruin in the early 20th century.

There are many fine festivals to enjoy throughout the year in Connemara. Most full of music, dance, fun, laughter, activities and games for the young and the young-at-heart. The most well known and oldest of all is the Clifden Community Arts Festival which offers a superb range of poetry readings, lectures, recitals, traditional music, concerts and comedy

At the summit of the Sky Road peninsula there is Eyrephort beach at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean.

For those Rainy Days, the Station House Theatre shows the latest movies throughout the week. The theatre also runs live family friendly shows suitable for all ages throughout the summer season. The Station House Leisure Centre have 3 day and weekly passes available for visitors to purchase, which allow you access to the hotel’s gym, swimming pool, steam room, sauna and Jacuzzi!

Why not visit Dan O’Haras homestead (8 minute drive from Clifden town on the N59); an award winning heritage centre which offers a fascinating glimpse of rural Ireland in the mid-nineteenth century. Visitors can enjoy a carriage ride through the centre and see demonstrations of turf cutting, sheep herding and other traditional tasks.

Explore Connemara on an electric bike which can be hired from All Things Connemara (on Market Street) or take part in a bike tour with Connemara Cycling Tours (also on Market Street)

Clifden Friday Market takes place every Friday on Market Square where you will find a wide variety of producers selling their fresh produce to the general public. Be sure to arrive early, as most of the produce and stalls are gone by noon. There’s a good selection of organic vegetables, homemade breads, pies, herbs, fruits, flowers, plants and some clothing.

Clifden has probably the best fishing waters in Europe. The scenery in this area is spectacular on land and at sea with a great variety of seabirds and wildlife, including seals and dolphins. Why not spend the day sea angling? Pack a picnic and spend the day on the beautiful briny sea! Call John at the Celtic Queen on 095-21069 or on 0862484674

Approximately, 4km from Clifden Town Centre, you will find a delightful Pitch and Putt course, which is suitable for all ages and a great activity that the whole family will enjoy!

Connemara has long been regarded as the real emerald of Ireland ‘Connemara is a savage beauty’ Oscar Wilde. Connemara’s landscape will take your breath away, golf competitions and horse riding on wonderful open grassland. . Boat races, regattas, music festivals, marathons, activity events all take place throughout the year.



“Luxurious accommodation in central location – Riverview is located within an easy walk of Clifden town and all restaurants, shops, bars etc. The apartment was spotlessly clean & the owner thoughtfully left a litre of milk & a slab butter in the fridge. Also a delicious homemade brown bread. All linen, towels, pillows & duvets were crisp, clean & of luxury quality. Additional extras were left for our use e.g., pump soap in both bathrooms; Fairy liquid at the kitchen sink: tea towels & kitchen towel: tea bags, a variety of herbal teas & a specialised coffee maker. Tin foil & cling film & plastic bags for rubbish disposal. So many wonderful thoughtful extras. Hot water always available as well as a power shower in the en suite. This is a top class apartment in a fabulous location. We highly recommend it. In fact we have already requested a booking for next year. Thanks to Connemara Lettings for once again arranging this great getaway for us :-))” – Maria August 2022

Great location – Clifden is the heart of Connemara and Riverview apartment provides a comfortable base in an ideal location a couple of minutes stroll from the town centre  Great for enjoying the pub life if Clifden, with its lively music scene, and then having an easy walk home at the end of the night.” – Paul July 2022

A truly wonderful place to stay, well appointed, central, yet quiet, good base to explore the area – We felt extremely lucky to find this apartment after having to change our previous booking at another Clifden apartment at a fairly late stage. We were made to feel totally at home by the owner, who was warm, friendly and supportive- including leaving home made bread, oranges, bottled water and butter on our arrival as well as offering local tips. We had one slight problem which was entirely our own fault and owner was there straight away. The apartment was spacious, well equipped and very airy. It is literally two minutes walk from a great café, bar and restaurant, and only 5 minutes walk from the town centre. Despite being so central it was very quiet. The apartment is a 2-3 minute drive to a Lidl and Aldi, as well as a local supermarket. Clifden is a great base to explore but also contains wonderful range of restaurants, bars and art/crafty shops, everybody we meet was so friendly and warm. Would definitely come again to this apartment, I cannot praise it enough and totally recommend” – David September 2021

“Riverview apartment Clifden – My family and I had a lovely stay at the Riverview apartment, Clifden is a great base for exploring Connemara. The apartment is well equipped, the location and view are excellent, and the owner Pearl was very accommodating.” – Colin August 2021

“Really enjoyed our week here. This apartment had everything and lovley views. Close to restaurants or shops. Coffee and bread suuplied by the host on arrival was lovely”-Jonathan June 2021 

“Pearl was a warm and welcoming host. The apartment is fantastic. It was spotlessly clean, very well equipped, and located just a few steps from all that Clifden has to offer. We would have no hesitation in recommending it.” Liam June 2021

“Our family stayed for a week and simply loved it. Amazing hosts who were so helpful and a spacious house located a 2 min walk from the lively town. Facilities and comfort were second to none. Thanks!”-Lauren July 2019

“The unit was perfect. Great proximity to the center of it all, extremely clean, spacious enough for my husband and another couple. Would highly recommend a stay here and the home made bread from Pearl was sweet touch and delicious to snack on either late night or for breakfast.” – Kristin April 2019

“Great location in Clifden Clean and well equipped kitchen Owner very friendly and helpful”-Jamie September 2018

“Wonderful stay-Fabulous property in an excellent location in the heart of Clifden. Travelling with a baby, we had everything we needed in the property, it was spacious, clean and with all the amenities. Also had a very warm welcome from Pearl who was so kind to leave us some basic treats to start us off like homemade bread, butter milk and water which was greatly appreciated after our long journey. Highly recommend this property.”- Sarah August 2018

“Ma famille et moi avons passé un séjour très agréable à Clifden. Nous avons apprécié le confort de la literie, la propreté de l’appartement. Nous avons aimé le pain fait maison pour le petit déjeuner.”-Pascale August 2018

“A perfect stay! We really enjoyed our stay at River View. We were greeted on arrival by Pearl who left us with her homebaked bread and checked we were happy and comfortable with everything. Pearl made us very welcome and we felt at home straightaway. As there were only 2 of us we had plenty of space and a bathroom each! River View does indeed have a river view and out over the Connemara Pony showground. We were just a few minutes walk from the independent shops, cafes and bars of Clifden which were definitely worth a browse. The weather was perfect without a spot of rain so we did lots of exploring of the coast, islands and hills and watched the sunset from the patio outside River View. As the apartment had everything we needed and Pearl was so helpful we would be really pleased to stay again. Thank you!”- Glynn July 2018

“We stayed in this apartment during the Clifden Arts Festival and everything about the apartment was excellent. Location was great, as we were in walking distance of everything. The apartment was spotless, the kitchen was very well equipped and the beds were so comfy, made our stay in Clifden very enjoyable. Would have no hesitation in recommending this apartment.” Shelley September 2017

“Well worth a stay .nice and quiet .nice welcome and well kitted out .would stay there again.10 out of 10” Peter August 2017

“I booked this apartment for my daughter, husband, and 2 children under 3 yrs and my husband and I. When we arrived the owner had food in the fridge, flowers in a vase ,Soda bread, and lovely bottled water. Nothing was too much trouble for the owner. She came by one day with fresh homegrown tomatoes which was so kind, and the soda bread which the owner made was delicious and I was amazed that she left so many welcoming items which is great after a long journey ,also milk and teabags,really like home from home. I booked it through Yvonne and co at Connemara Lettings and they were excellent. A very big thank you to owner and Yvonne at Connemara Lettings not forgetting Samantha .” Johanna August 2017

“My family and I spent an amazing time here. This Apartment is the perfect place to stay when visiting Clifton and surrounding area. Its impeccably clean, spacious and has all the amenities you would ever need. It is located in town within minutes walking distance to shops, pubs, grocery stores and anything you could want or need. The wonderful and very friendly owner, Pearl, was very accommodating and extremely knowledgeable about the town. She had lots of great suggestions about all the entertainment, restaurants, shopping and what to explore to have a wonderful fun filled time. Would highly recommend and definitely book this apartment again when we return! Picture Perfect Apartment”- Angie May 2017

“Had a lovely time and the accommodation was perfect; many thanks. Ideally located near the town and with access to great facilities, beaches, restaurants – we had a lovely relaxed stay” Stephen June 2016



No pets allowed

Linen and Towels are inclusive of the rental rate.

Check In is strictly from 4pm onwards

Check Out is strictly at 10am

Please note a €100 security deposit is required upon arrival and will be refunded on departure as long as there are no damages or breakages to the property.

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All inclusive

All mod-cons

Ample Parking

Close to Clifden Town Centre

dvd player

Fabulous Views

Fabulous walks

Family Friendly

Hairdressers and Beauty Salon on doorstep

Highchair & Travel cot provided

Lots of natural light

Supermarket around the corner

Theatre & Cinema on Grounds

Walk to shop & Pub

Walking distance to Playground



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