18 Customer Review(s)
“A true home from home experience.”
Our expectations were truly exceeded; amazing views, warm comfortable home with every accessory you could wish for even down to chromecast available and milk in the fridge and chocolate biscuits. Owners Patrick and Eilis were warm and welcoming and provided lots of info on the area. This is a true gem. Highly recommended.
Our expectations were truly exceeded; amazing views, warm comfortable home with every accessory you could wish for even down to chromecast available and milk in the fridge and chocolate biscuits. Owners Patrick and Eilis were warm and welcoming and provided lots of info on the area. This is a true gem. Highly recommended.- Ruairi, September 2020
“We had a really enjoyable holiday in Clare and in the Marino cottage.”
I would highly recommend this cottage. I have been staying in self catering accommodation for years and this one was the most well equipped and homely of any one I have stayed in before. It really did feel like a home away from home. The owners were so friendly and welcoming and the kids just loved the dog! It was a very short drive into Lahinch where we went every day. We were able to come home in the evening and make a home cooked meal and we found that anything we had forgotten was already there. Thank you so much for having us stay in your lovely home.- Cathal, August 2020
“The property was clean and very comfortable, with lovely views out to the Inagh estuary.”
Patrick and Eilis were welcoming hosts - not intrusive, but ready to help whenever needed. A malfunctioning washing machine was replaced within 36 hours. The kitchen was pretty well-equipped: we don't expect every knife to be diamond-sharp or every pan to be perfectly non-stick, but we had everything we needed to put together some decent meals. Ample supplies of toilet tissue, cling-film, kitchen towel, etc. The wi-fi was generally fine downstairs, not so reliable upstairs. Buster the dog is available for garden playtime whenever: indeed, he will sit outside the French doors waiting for you. The property is in a great location for exploring County Clare - northwards to the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren, south down to Loop Head. We had a fun time surfing at Lahinch and navigating the links at the nearby Pitch and Putt. The Anchor Inn and Joseph McHugh's - a short walk away in Liscannor - both serve good food. We used Fitzpatrick's in Ennistimon (about ten mins drive) for our groceries: it had pretty much everything we needed. The weather could have been better, or at least more reliable, but on the whole we had a really nice stay.- Kendrick, August 2019
“This was a home from home.”
It had everything we needed so we cooked in many nights and relaxed. It was spotless and had all required cutlery and cooking utensils etc. and washing machine, Dryer, Dish washer. The upstairs bedroom area and ensuite bathroom meant our teenage daughter had her own space which she adored. She also had a fabulous view of the sea through the circular window.It was only a few minutes walk from Liscannor village and pubs and restaurants but also blissfully quite. It is also only 5 minutes drive from both Lahinch and Enistymon. We couldn't rate it high enough and the owners were lovely and so helpful with advice on where to go and where to eat. We will definitely be back.- Mark, August 2019
“AFTER LAST YEAR, WE CAME BACK FROM FLORIDA FOR ANOTHER WEEK.”
THE HOME & FACILITIES ARE LOVELY & TO A HIGH STANDARD. FANTASTIC VIEW THROUGH THE WINDOW WALL, LOOKING ONTO THE BAY ACROSS THE LAWN & GRASSES + A BONUS VISIT EACH AM & EARLY PM OF A YOUNG MALE PHEASANT!!. SO PEACEFUL & RELAXING. MY HUSBAND DROVE ME TO THE PIER MANY DAYS, WHERE I SKETCHED THE OLD COASTGUARD STATION HOUSE,STACKED STONE WALLS, BUILDINGS, & MANY SMALL BOATS, WHILE HE HIKED. EASY DAY TRIPS PAST THE CLIFFS OF MOHR TO DOOLIN & THE BURREN. HOPE TO RETURN FOR ANOTHER WEEK NEXT YEAR .- Mary, May 2019
“This is a very lovely, modern cottage.”
The views are great and it's just a few minute drive to the town of Liscannor. The town has some great bars, shops and restaurants with some really great food! Larger towns are an easy drive as well. The Cliffs of Moher are about a 10 minute drive as well. We would definitely stay here again!- Sheri, April 2019
“The pre-stay communication was very good with handy reminders.”
The telephone accessibility for on-the-day questions, especially regarding exact address and access, was very good, friendly, accessible. The owner was flexible with our (very) late arrival as we navigated Irish roads in the dark. Everything was lovely and we definitely recommend Marino to future guests.- Amanda, April 2019
Felt like home the moment we walked in. Owner in B and B next door was very nice. Good welcome from Buster the dog everytime we returned home. Would highly recommend this accommodation.- Janet, September 2018
“The house is placed beautifully near to Moher Cliffs.”
The owners were very helpful, without being intrusiv. In the house we found everything that is neccessary for a relaxing holiday. You really can calm down here! The cottage is furnished very tastefully. Really one of the best houses we ever visited.- Bernd, August 2018
“Fantastic house, lovely dog!”
! And very friendly owners. The accommodation was amazing, comfortable, clean, bright, great location........the whole holiday was super. We will definitely be back!- Nuala, August 2018
“Lovely accommodation with the most amazing views.”
Owners were friendly and made you feel very welcome. Beautiful area with a brilliant surfing beach just down the road.- Sonia, July 2018
“We had a fantastic holiday.”
Location was excellent and the house was superb. Couldnt fault it in anyway. Spacious, clean , fully equipped, amazing views and owners were very friendly and helpful. Perfect for anyone wanting to explore Clare- Catherine, June 2018
“We have just returned from a fabulous two week stay at Marino.”
Patrick, the owner, was there to greet us on our arrival and he and his wife were so friendly and kind. Another very important member of their family is Buster, their beautiful and very affectionate spaniel. The accommodation was spotlessly clean and very comfortable. The view from the lounge patio doors was simply breathtaking over the bay and beach at Lahinch. A trip to Innis Orr is highly recommended for walking and stunning scenery- we went twice. We enjoyed many walks in this beautiful part of Ireland and the Cliffs of Moher are amazing. A great place to eat is the Stonecutters Kitchen near Doolin.- Alan, June 2018
“Enjoyed the peace and tranquility, and the hospitality of our charming hosts.”
Very highly recommend. The value of this sort of holiday is that it allows us to absorb new areas rather than just visit them.- Michael, June 2018
“Lovely location outside small village, perched above bay with nothing to block the view through the ground floor wall of windows.”
Upstairs was a cozy gem as pictured. Short walk into village with friendly pubs. We did use larger grocery stores in Ennistimon for provisions.- Mary, May 2018
We spent a week in Marino over Easter. Pat & Eilis were very welcoming hosts. Would strongly recommend.- John, March 2018
“Wonderful house in a perfect setting and location.”
Hosts extremely welcoming. If I could I would have stayed longer.- Caroline, August 2017
“That apartment is soooo grand.”
.- Martin, July 2017
This attractive holiday cottage is attached to the owner’s home and is in the fishing village of Liscannor in County Clare.
You enter this lovely cottage through the front sitting room which has comfortable seating, and where you can sit and admire the spectacular views of the sea.
To the left of the front door there is a cloakroom with basin and WC, as well as housing the washer/tumble dryer.
Further into the cottage is an open plan seating area with a well-equipped kitchen with breakfast bar and dining table and chairs and a seating area with TV.
Also on the ground floor is a double bedroom with en-suite shower, again, where you can enjoy the beautiful views out to the sea.
Upstairs there is a superb twin bedroom which can be zip/linked and changed to a double on request.
With a feature porthole window and two chairs, this bedroom is a very relaxing area from which to admire the view.
A family bathroom is also on this floor which completes the accommodation at this delightful cottage.
Outside, there is a lawn and front patio with furniture where you can relax with a good book whilst enjoying the views and the stillness of the location.
A walk to be enjoyed is to the coastal village of Liscannor with plenty of shops, pubs and restaurants for you to enjoy.
There is plenty to keep you busy in and around Liscannor with the Cliffs of Mother two and a half miles from the village.
There is also the chance to get in a bit of angling which is a very popular activity both at the pier and at the beach.
You can also take a boat trip from Liscannor Harbour to various locations around the island.
Also close by is Lahinch where you will find miles of stunning Blue Flag beaches and, for those who want to practice their swing, there is also a world-renowned championship links golf course.
Further afield you can take a ferry trip to Aran Islands and the spa town of Lisdoonvama.
A fabulous location from which to discover the beauty of this area.
- Two bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be double on request)
- Shower room with shower, basin and WC
- Ground floor basin and WC
- Kitchen with breakfast bar (seats 2) and dining area
- Sitting room
- Second sitting room.
- Oil central heating
- Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with free-to-air channels and Netflix
- Fuel and power inc. in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
- Off road parking for 4 cars
- Front patio and lawn with furniture
- Sorry, no pets and no smoking
- Shop and pub 8 mins walk.
About the location
LISCANNOR, COUNTY CLARE
Lahinch 3 miles; Doolin 9 miles; Lisdoonvarna 11.5 miles; Burren National Park 22.5 miles.
Liscannor is a small fishing village steeped in naval and marine history, set along the rugged west Clare coast. Liscannor is overlooked by the ruins of its former castle which sits above the village, while many old stone houses are still occupied. There is a choice of bars and places to eat, including Vaughan's, an award-winning restaurant, Egan's, a must for wine buffs, and McHugh's. Two miles north west of the village is O'Brien's Monument, a tall pillar built in 1853, while the famous St Brigid's Well, reputed to have curative powers, is also close by. One of the great natural wonders of Ireland, the Cliffs of Moher, are just 5 minutes' drive away to the north; these majestic cliffs boast some of the most amazing views in Ireland, and on a clear day you can see the Aran Islands in Galway Bay and the hills of Connemara. Boat trips to view the cliffs from the sea depart from Liscannor Harbour. For great days out, Lahinch is 5 minutes' drive away, and offers miles of Blue Flag beaches, surfing, a swimming pool and aquarium as well as a world renowned championship links golf course. Visit the spa town of Lisdoonvarna, experience traditional Irish music in Doolin, catch the ferry out to the Aran Islands or discover the beauty of the caves at Doolin or Ballyvaughan.
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