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Lakeside Country Lodge

Barntick | Clarecastle, Ennis, Ireland
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Ranked #9 of 33 Ennis B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Carla7003 Charlotte, North Carolina
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful location and lovely views of the countryside. Joan is the perfect hostess. She made some good recommendations for dinner and sightseeing. She also made herself available to sign for my luggage which arrived a day late! Our room was comfortable, clean, and spacious. Breakfast was traditional Irish and plentiful. This was our first experience at a B & B... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely B&B with good breakfast and a beautiful view from the sitting room. Our room was spacious, and everything was clean and fresh. Rooms could be better sound-proofed - we could hear every door and every flush from the room next door, but as the other guests were considerate and lovely, it was not a real problem. We had... More

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I stayed at the Lakeside for the first two nights of our Ireland vacation. The host, Joan was very friendly and helpful and made us feel very welcome. Our room was very clean and comfortable. The breakfast was delicious - especially the scones! We traveled in Ireland for two weeks and we feel that Joan's scones were... More

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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This place was stunning! Our host, Joan, was delightful. The setting was in the country with sheep, cows and a horse on the property. It overlooked a lake and a ruin. There were swans in the lake and it was so tranquil. Our room was spacious and immaculate. Breakfast was delicious and plentiful. We felt so lucky to spend our... More

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Norton, Massachusetts
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Lakeside was a nice spot. A little further from Ennis center than we would have liked. The room was spacious and clean. The hosts were friendly. The view of the lake is gorgeous! The big downside that we found was that the walls were paper thin, we could hear the couple next to us having a conversation. I would recommend... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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73 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Stayed here just before the tourist crunch in the western region. Good place from which to operate on a vacation to the Dingle, Ennis, and The Burren/Cliffs of Mohrer. Very clean, and the service and breakfast was excellent. The owner was very helpful and accommodating. There was an electric adapter in the room-a nice touch. For us, it was a... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

What a gem! After a long drive, we were delighted to find this place! Fairly easy to locate, especially with today's gadgets, the location is ideal. Picture-perfect view. Rejuvenating. The host is lovely and has very tastefully decorated the rooms. Be careful using the shower though, otherwise you risk scalding. There is good Wi-Fi and even better mobile data reception... More

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San Diego, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Our stay at Lakeside Country Lodge couldn't have been nicer. Our room was spacious, clean, lovely and comfortable. The entire home was decorated elegantly, and our favorite room was the sitting room with the gorgeous view of the lake with the ruins of an abbey across the lake. The breakfast will filling and tasty. I left an important article when... More

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Holland, Ohio, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

This was the last night before leaving Ireland and we had not booked a room. We lucked out in finding Lakeside. Joan was welcoming and because the town was packed with sports fans and traffic she recommended a restaurant for dinner that allowed us to avoid having to go through town. I really wished we could have stayed more than... More

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Austin, Texas
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

This is a beautiful B&B, great service, great price, and the owners are wonderful! It is a beautiful house just outside of Ennis. It sits on property beside a lake. There are huge windows on one side of the house which overlook the lake, trees, and rolling hills. The owners have a patio to sit on which leads down into... More

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Address: Barntick | Clarecastle, Ennis, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > Ennis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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