Design Platform & Courtyard Shopping

Shopping, Coffee, Beauty Salon and much more . . .

In the Courtyard surrounding the Hotel, you can wander among the boutiques, relax in the beauty salon or unwind over some of the best coffee and cake in Clifden. These shops and salons have earned an excellent reputation for providing exceptional products and services. So enjoy some shopping in Connemara in these fantastic stores:
Design Platform/Millars Boutiques  Tel: 095 21526

Step into style at Design Platform, Station House Courtyard. This boutique is a very popular destination for fashion lovers from all over Ireland and is a real gem of a find, stocking a large selection of Irish and International designers.

In business for over 15 years, a trip to Design Platform is a truly positive, relaxing and enjoyable shopping experience. Its soft and feminine labels and luxurious and spacious shop & changing room are always welcoming. Customers consistently remark on the quality, variety and uniqueness of their collections. 

Exclusive to Design Platform are some fabulous International labels such as Lilith, Sarah Pacini, Annette Gortz, Amazing Woman, Isabel de Pedro and many more.

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. If you're staying with us for a special occasion why not treat yourself to a blowdry - you deserve it!

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. 

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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