Featuring the best views over the Killary Fjord, The Convent also overlooks Connemara’s rugged mountains. Dating back to the 19th century, this family-run property was once occupied by the Mercy order of nuns. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

With views over Killary Harbor, the rooms include a work desk and tea and coffee making facilities. The en-suite shower rooms have a hairdryer.

In the mornings, The Convent serves full Irish breakfast in the unique chapel room. Centrally located in the picturesque village of Leenane, The Convent is a 2-minute stroll from local pubs, shops, and facilities.

Local activities include hill walking, fishing, and cycling. Guests have use of lockable bike storage, which can also be used to store fishing equipment. Connemara National Park is a 20-minute drive from The Convent. The surrounding area is home to many quality golf courses and the famous Kylemore Abbey, which is just 9.9 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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  • Is there a restaurant on site

    Hi, we have no restaurant on site but we operate a restaurant within a 5 minute walk from the B&B called the Blackberry and can arrange a booking for you (if you wish) when you arrive. Regards Sean


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    Answered on January 29, 2020
  • Hi Sean Can we check out later than 10 for an extra fee or is breakfast over at 10. Thank you Maureen

    Hi Maureen, normally breakfast finishes between 9.30/10 and the latest checkout is 11am. Regards Sean


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    Answered on July 6, 2021
  • Do you have a twin room?

    Hi ,we have two twin rooms,


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    Answered on June 26, 2020
  • Do you have a room with two single beds or are they all double beds do you have interconnecting rooms for family? How close to Mweelrea climb ?

    Hello, we have both twin and double rooms. Unfortunately, none are inter-connecting. And we are situated approximately 8-9 miles from Mweelrea.


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    Answered on July 8, 2020
  • Hi do you have any family rooms like a double and single bed in one room? Thanks

    Yes, it’s Room 6 and would be the only one I have and would have to be specifically requested.


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    Answered on June 1, 2021
  • Hiello will you be open from Monday the 29th June ? We are from Co.Derry .Thank you

    Yes, we are now open until end September.


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    Answered on July 8, 2020
  • Hi! Are you open? We would like to go from Friday to Sunday. This weekend. Please let me know if your providing services and if breakfast can be included. Thanks so much

    Hi We are not open until end of June Regards Sean Hamilton


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    Answered on June 10, 2020
  • Hi. Ive just seen that you have a family room with a double and single. Would you be willing to give that room to 2 people, or is it families only?

    This room is for families only. I do have a twin room on the premises which can be booked here if available for the dates you require.


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Area Info *
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Closest Airports
  • Ireland West Airport Knock
    42 miles
How to get to The Convent from Shannon Airport
    Car
    Free parking is available.
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1 Restaurant On Site

    The Blackberry

    Food: Irish

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of The Convent
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
View
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • Lake view
  • Ocean view
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Secure parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Wake-up service
  • Packed lunches
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Chapel/Shrine
  • Carpeted
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules
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Check-in

2:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Check-out

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 4 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa The Convent accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 11:00 PM and 7:00 AM.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that bookings can be reserved using American Express. However, the property does not accept this card type and alternative payment will be required.

Please inform The Convent of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about The Convent

  • Room options at The Convent include:

    • Twin
    • Double

  • The Convent has 1 restaurant:

    • The Blackberry

  • The prices at The Convent may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Convent by:

    • Car 2h 30min

  • The Convent is 1,300 feet from the center of Leenaun.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Convent (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Electric vehicle charging station
    • Free parking

  • Guests staying at The Convent can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian

  • Check-in at The Convent is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The Convent offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Beachfront
    • Horseback riding
    • Beach