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Ballinalacken Castle Country House

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“four poster bed”(27 reviews)
“private tour”(30 reviews)
“the owner”(90 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Free Breakfast
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star Hotel
Ballinalacken Castle Hotel Doolin is one of the leading Castle Hotels Ireland with views of Cliffs of Moher. This Clare Hotel has an award winning restaurant and is the best place to eat in Doolin. It would be difficult to find a more beautiful place on the West Coast of Ireland in...
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Coast Road R-477, Doolin R477, Ireland
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47.7 km to Shannon Airport
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

BOOK directly with hotel and get the seaside view rooms for the same price. So worth it. We just loved it here. Beautiful scenery. Amazing accommodations and service. Just next to the Cliffs and Aran Islands. Castle tour was super fun and interesting. Dinner was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cecelia went was extremely helpful and friendly. Our room with the conservatory had a breathtaking view of the ocean, Cliffs of Moher, and the Aran Islands. The full Irish breakfast was superb. The very best scones! I think the dinners we enjoyed are Michelin worthy....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stayed for one night with my other half. We had booked via an online site but when we arrived were given a free upgrade to the Honeymoon suite due to a cancellation. Staff were lovely and the accommodation was very comfortable. There’s a real old...More

Thank Francis L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I checked in late and they offered me an upgraded room with a gorgeous ocean view. I ate in the bar so I could watch the World Cup. Enjoyed a wonderful meal of lamb chops with a nice bottle of French wine. This family run...More

Thank Jessica K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dithered on whether to write a review but on touring round Ireland for the first time in years we were sooo impressed by the standard of accommodation and cuisine everywhere that this just stood out in comparison for the wrong reasons. We booked accommodation a...More

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Ballinalacken Castle Hotel Doolin is one of the leading Castle Hotels Ireland with views of Cliffs of Moher. This Clare Hotel has an award winning restaurant and is the best place to eat in Doolin. It ...More would be difficult to find a more beautiful place on the West Coast of Ireland in which to wake up. The Ballinalacken has been described in the press as one of the finest located houses in Europe. Our guest rooms offer spectacular panoramic views of the Aran Islands, the Cliffs of Moher and Galway Bay. A 15th Century Castle ruin of the O'Brien Clan stands imposingly beside the Ballinalacken Hotel. Less
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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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BeautifulBC-7
9 March 2017|
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Response from Parisiennelover | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! There are taxis in town but not many, the pubs in town are great but the restaurant in the hotel is one of the best in the area. Pub in the hotel is VERY quiet and you'll find you're often the only one there, but... More
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Tara W
1 October 2016|
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Response from Eileen L | Reviewed this property |
The beds were very comfortable. There were six of us so we had three rooms and we all agreed the beds were great
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Dean W
26 June 2016|
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Room Tips
"the higher the room number, the closer you are to the end of the building with the best views!"
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"Get the Bridal suite if it's available. It has a lovely sitting area with windows."
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"Room 7 has view of the Cliffs and a four poster bed."
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"ask for room with a view."
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