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Design Platform & Courtyard Shopping

In the Courtyard surrounding the Hotel, you can wander among the boutiques, relax in the beauty salon or unwind over a cappuccino. These shops and salons have earned an excellent reputation for providing exceptional products and services. So enjoy some shopping in Connemara as these fantastic stores include the following:

Design Platform/Millars Boutiques 
Tel: 095 21526

Design Platform at the Station House Courtyard is a very popular destination for all fashion lovers and  is undoubtedly an absolute gem stocking a large selection of Irish and International designers.

Design Platform has been in business for almost 15  years .We work hard at having something of interest for everyone whether its that perfect outfit you have been seeking or some pieces from our smart casual collections for everyday wear.  A trip to Design Platform is a truly positive, relaxing and enjoyable  shopping experience with its soft and feminine labels, luxurious and spacious changing room. Our customers always remark on the quality , variety and uniqueness of our collections. 

Labels like NOA NOA, EVA KAYAN, VETONA allows you to have some 'Affordable Luxury'.

Exclusive to Design Platform are 3 fabulous French labels..LILLITH.

LUNN and LES FILLES D’AILLEURS, offering fabulous separates and also some unique outfits.

We also stock ANNETTE GORTZ, SARAH PACINI,MALAPARMI and a range of the famous PASSAGATTI  scarves.

We pride ourselves on a very high standard of customer service and look forward to your visit !

"Design without limits !" 

Contact Details: telephone 095 21526 or email


Hedz – Hair Salon  and Academy Tel: 095 22202

Conveniently located across from the hotel in the centre of the Station House Complex.

The superbly fitted salon, with Damian and Andrea at the helm, offers the ultimate in hairdressing experience, and the philosophy of the HEDZ staff is centred on giving clients the highest standards of hair-care at affordable prices.

The HEDZ Team are a group of highly motivated individuals who are continually learning and striving to improve on their high standard of hairdressing, so you will certainly be in the safe hands of our top stylists and under the expert guidance of our colour technicians.

Renew Body & Skin Care Beauty Clinic Tel: 095 21881

Soothe away all your tensions and treat yourself to a range of offers on head to toe pampering, for Him or Her. Therapeutic treatments focus on restoring you to optimum health and bodywellness. Offering an extensive range of treatments using “Dermalogica” products.

The Museum Tel: 095 21699

The original “engine room” houses the Station House Museum, which is dedicated to the history of the Connemara pony. Exhibits also inform visitors on the first Trans Atlantic flight by Alcock and Brown and Mr D’Arcy the founder of Clifden.

Steam Coffee House Tel: 095 30600

Steam Coffee House has organically grown out of the award winning ‘High Moors’ restaurant. The menu features super soups, wraps, paninis, terrific coffees and delicious desserts. All Homegrown and Homemade.

Ohh! By Gum Tel: 095 21334

The newest arrival in the Courtyard, this is truly a unique shop, stocking a large range of organic and fair trade clothing, with a strong emphasis on locally produced creations, as well as many pieces sourced from all over the world. A browse through this store is a real treat, with a promise that you will find something here that you will not find anywhere else!

Book your shopping breaks Galway at the Clifden Station House Hotel in Connemara for some wonderful and relaxing Connemara shopping!

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