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Ballinalacken Castle Country House

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“four poster bed”(25 reviews)
“private tour”(30 reviews)
“the owner”(85 reviews)
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Breakfast included
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 30 November 2013

Very nice hotel. We upgraded to a sea view room but the sea is quite far away so not anything spectacular. We stayed here mainly to tour the castle ruins that are on the property. Unfortunately you can only tour the ruins with the owner...More

1  Thank Ed K
Reviewed 13 November 2013

My husband and I just returned from another lovely stay at the Ballinalacken. We love coming here for the peace and quiet and hospitality of the O'Callaghan family. Declan and Cecilia are fabulous hosts, very welcoming, friendly and willing to help you with whatever you...More

1  Thank RosebudBrussels
Reviewed 10 November 2013

We stayed here in September while doing a driving holiday of Ireland. The accommodation was wonderful. We were provided a front room with a view out towards the coast. Our room was large, with a good-sized four poster bed. The bathroom was very small but...More

Thank cruizin42
Reviewed 1 November 2013

I regard this establishment as one of the best guest houses I have stayed whilst travelling to more than forty countries of the world The road to the guest house was easy to find and the scenery along the road was just beautiful. We were...More

Thank Franzdorette
Reviewed 31 October 2013

We were on a "Journey of Love" through Ireland to witness the marriage of our friends, and this was 1 of our stops. We arrived after sunset, and the tables were set for dinner. The staff was friendly and helpful and the food was amazing....More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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US$213 - US$282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$213 - US$282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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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Response from CeciliaMargaret | Property representative |
Yes we have in all areas of hotel
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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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"We took the local city bus from Galway. The bus dropped us off at the gate of the castle - much easier than..."
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