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Ballyvaughan Lodge

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We returned to the Ballyvaughan Lodge with our sister and brother in law in tow. Our visit was again exceptional. Gerry and Pauline are wonderful hosts, offered expansive breakfast and great conversation. Ballyvaughan is a charming little town. We hope to return!

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Colesville, Maryland
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Our hosts, Gerry and Pauline, could not have been more wonderful and accommodating. We first arrived directly from the airport, Gerry invited us to "go have a crepe" in town while our room was readied. This gave us an opportunity to stretch the legs after a harrowing drive through the Burren to reach Ballyvaughan. Small town on the South side...

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Thank Christopher N
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Rooms and common areas were all very nice. Pauline and Gerry always helpful and fun. Location excellent, although it is hard to be far from anything in Ballyvaughan. Great breakfasts. Everything is clean and tastefully decorated.

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Thank John M
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The lodge offers rather small logies accommodation but with all facilities. The breakfast is however top, the best we had on this trip. The lodge is located in the centre of Ballyvaughan within walking distance of restaurants.

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Thank Maarten W
Maryville, Illinois
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My husband and I stayed with Pauline and her husband for one night, but wish we would have stayed longer. This B&B is clean and well located with very hospitable owners. We enjoyed one of the best breakfast spreads while staying- and we stayed at many B&B's on our trip. This stop was one of most memorable of the trip....

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Sarlat-la-caneda, France
Reviewed 18 August 2016

we were travelling as a group of (8) friends. When we arrived the welcome was awsome, so friendly we thought we were welcomed by friends. The rooms are so well decorated large beautifully furnished and comfortable. Gerry and his wife are great hosts. This place was the best one we stayed at during our trip across Clare, Connemara and Mayo....

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Thank Claudine R
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night only but wish it was longer. Ballyvaughan Lodge is a perfect place to stay. Excellent accommodation, friendly service and an amazing breakfast. Highly recommended. The village has some very good options for dining and a great bar to get to Know other travellers and locals.

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Thank Trish G
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Very good, clean and modern Bed & Breakfast in Southern Ireland. Quiet town, not much night life, but a good stop over and easy to get to other sites in the area. The couple who own and run this do a great Breakfast!

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Thank Chuck S
Province of Rome, Italy
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Fabulous welcome and stay at Pauline and Gerry's bed and breakfast. Breakfast was 1st class. Gerry very kindly spent some time helping me out with a request I made. Would definitely stay there again. Very well located to walk into town to eat dinner.

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Groomsport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2016

What a superb location for touring around the beautiful scenery of the Burren and all of Co Clare. Only approx 3km from the Aillwee Caves which was wonderful and also included a birds of prey display not to mention the gift shop and restaurant which amongst it's array of tray bakes etc had the most wonderful boiled cake with whiskey...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are situated in the centre of Ballyvaughan village, within walking distance of restaurants, cafes, bars, local craft fairs and shops.After a days journey, park your car in our private car park, check into Ballyvaughan Lodge, meet your hosts Pauline & Gerry who serve to make your stay as memorable & comfortable as possible. Stroll down our quaint seaside village & enjoy a pint, looking over Galway Bay and watch the sun go down. Ballyvaughan Lodge has 10 bedrooms. All are en-suite. Our lounge and sun-room caters for your relaxation, whether reading about the Burren or just enjoying our gallery. On a glorious sunny day sit on our deck and take in the Burren with all its majestic beauty. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ballyvaughan Lodge

Address: Ballyvaughan, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Ballyvaughan
Price Range: $123 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ballyvaughan Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“They are all lovely”
marymcc2013, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Any room in the place is as good as another. It's a sleepy, quiet town.”
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“rooms on the ground floor are fit for people in wheelchairs”
827claudiner, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All 11 rooms are of an excellent standard”
brenday0ung, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask Gerry (the owner) :) and give muffin (the dog) a pat”
lotteb575, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
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