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Ballyvaughan Lodge

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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 18 September 2015

This is a bright, comfortable, tastefully decorated guest house in the centre of Ballyvaughan village. The owners Gerry & Pauline were very welcoming & caring. The bedroom was comfortable & relaxing. There is on site parking and seating outside to enjoy the gardens. It is walking distance to all village restaurants & amenities. Breakfast was "gorgeous" with a huge variety...

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Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

What a great little place. Clean and comfortable. Hosts were very welcoming, giving lots of info on things to do and see. About 100metres from pubs and cafes. (Definitely try o Laughlin whiskey bar!) Highly recommend this place to stay!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Dorking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Run by nice people who are really welcoming. Excellent range of breakfast options and Gerry could not do enough for you to make sure your stay was enjoyable. Nice room if a little small, but had everything we needed.

Thank bgtravellers
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We stayed just one night at this lovely lodge. We were warmly greeted on arrival and shown to our spacious well-furnished and equipped room (with a very nice bathroom) that overlooked the front street (but no noise from the road). The location is great -- you can walk to several of the hiking trails for which the area is well-known...

Thank JJ503
Reviewed 8 September 2015

I stayed at Ballyvaughan Lodge for three nights recently and it was very enjoyable, comfortable and a great location. The hosts were second to none, very helpful, happy and pleasant people. The breakfast selection was amazing, anything you could ever want! Had a brilliant time!

Thank Eva S
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

Excellent! Gerry, Pauline & can't forget Coco are very friendly and helpful. The breakfast is amazing and such a variety. Best possible way to start any day. Location is superb, great base to explore the Burren and further afield. Would highly recommend! Great hosts, great food and beautiful scenery!

Thank Kieran W
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Gerry and Pauline were lovely, friendly hosts. Room was spacious with comfy bed, nice shower, and they provided face cloths-thanks. Great location to take the short drive to Doolin to catch the ferry to the Aran Islands. Now, what amazing fruits and yogurts and cereals for breakfast. AND a delicious salmon and egg scramble with locally sourced smoked salmon. Also...

Thank The_Parentals
Wallasey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2015

This is the second time we have stayed in Ballyvaughan Lodge and, as before everything was done to make our stay as enjoyable as possible. Our room was spacious, clean and comfortable. Breakfast is excellent. Ballyvaughan is a wonderful centre for exploring the Burren and Gerry has maps and good advice for places to visit. I would recommend The Hyland...

Thank BAC123_12
Reviewed 26 August 2015

we stayed here for a night last May 2015. Secure parking, lovely house. Very clean. Room was a bit on the small side but very clean. En suite was spotless with toiletries supplied. Definitely a higher standard than the normal b&b' around Ireland. The Breakfast is AMAZING I've never seen such fresh fabulous food anywhere. So refreshing to have fresh...

Thank pinkLass
Reviewed 23 August 2015

I would rename the place " Chez Pauline and Gerry" as the hosts are simply the best welcoming couple ever! I can't visit Ireland without spending a night a year there. Beautiful house, rooms and so comfy beds! Amazing breakfast, the place to have a fabulous Irish breakfast... Pauline and Gerry, we will be back! Keep up the Grand job!

Thank IreneBeatrice

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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 - $148 (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.”
, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“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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