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    Ballynahinch Castle Hotel

    Ballinafad | Connemara, Recess, Ireland
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    US$239
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    Overview

    • Excellent76%
    • Very good15%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “the pub” (228 reviews)
    “fly fishing” (67 reviews)
    “river view” (28 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Bar/Lounge
    4 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 4 June 2015

    Stayed at the hotel for 3 nights and after 7 nights at various places driving up the coast to connemara, we were really looking forward to Ballynahinch due to the great reviews and the pictures. Our room was great with a beautiful view of the...More

    Helpful?2  
    Response from POFlahertyGM, General Manager at Ballynahinch Castle Hotel

    Dear guest, Thank you for your review and my apologies for the very poor experience you had in the restaurant and apparent indifference of some of our team. This is wholly out of character and far from the norm. I am aware of the issues...More

    Reviewed 3 June 2015

    Amzing scenic grounds, walks offered are highly recommendable. Well located within the area allowing for great sight seeing. From Check-in to Check-out all staff was top shelve. Room (do book river view) very spacious (separate walk-in dressing and large WC) in great shape, WIFI fast....More

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    Response from POFlahertyGM, General Manager at Ballynahinch Castle Hotel

    Dear guest, Thank you for your very lovely review, I am particularly pleased that you found the restaurant and the staff so agreeable. The team work very hard at perfecting the offer and they are very heartened to read such great reports. Do come and...More

    Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

    Just after returning from a weekend in Ballynahinch , food is top class , restaurant have fabulous views such a pity the weather wasn't better, lovely walks around the grounds all it was missing is a spa/swimming pool Definitely a nice treatMore

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    Response from POFlahertyGM, General Manager at Ballynahinch Castle Hotel

    Hi Kate, Delighted to read that you enjoyed your weekend so much. Just so you know, we have fixed the weather it is now lovely all the time. No plans for a pool yet but great beaches nearby. Do come and visit again soon. Warm...More

    Reviewed 31 May 2015

    We stayed here one night out of our 10 nights in Ireland as a splurge for our 10 year anniversary. The hotel is amazing and the views were spectacular. We walked the grounds after dinner and it was romantic and beautiful, I didn't want to...More

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    Response from POFlahertyGM, General Manager at Ballynahinch Castle Hotel

    Dear Guest, thank yo9u for your lovely, and very helpful review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much and my apologies for cremating your pop corn; a little training required there I think! Do come back and visit again soon. Warm regards,...More

    Reviewed 31 May 2015

    Absolutely cannot say enough good things about this amazing place!!! The location right on the river with wonderful hiking trails is a must!! We loved our room, the staff, the food....everything!! It was incredibly hard to leave this luxurious, lovely and welcoming oasis! I would...More

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    Response from POFlahertyGM, General Manager at Ballynahinch Castle Hotel

    Dear Victoria, Thank you for your wonderful and concise review. I was thrilled to read that you enjoyed everything about Ballynahinch so much and hope you get the opportunity to visit again. Warm regards, Patrick

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Room Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$215 - US$554 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
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    Room & Suite (361)
    Dining (189)
    Pool & Beach (25)
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    petern84
    We are booked for Thursday, April 20th. What would you recommend for a spot with good trad music that evening? Or do you have that a Ballynahinch itself
    10 March 2017|
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    Response from POFlahertyGM | Property representative |
    Hi Peter, We only have live music in the Fisherman's Pub on a Saturday night but Lowery's Bar in Clifden have traditional music on Thursdays at 10pm. Look forward to seeing you and if you have any further questions just... More
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    BENDBABE
    Does this hotel have an elevator or is it accessible
    9 July 2016|
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    Response from POFlahertyGM | Property representative |
    Hi There, Sorry for delay in response. Unfortunately, no, we do not have an elevator. Some rooms are more accessible than others and we have a full porter service. If enquiring our reservations team will be able to advise... More
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    bethrn1110
    How much did it cost to do a half day fishing trip?
    29 April 2016|
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    Response from Momac1968 | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry I can't help as we didn't go fishing. Contact the hotel and they will be happy to give you any information you need.
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    Room Tips
    "Ask for one of the rooms on the river"
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    "all rooms have river view, but if you go to the lower level you have direct access to the gardens"
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    "I would ask for a view of the river, on a sunny day it was beautiful. (If you don't like noise ask for a..."
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    "River view rooms are best"
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