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Ballinalacken Castle Country House

Coast Road R-477, Doolin R477, Ireland
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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My recent stay was absolutely delightful. Terrific location with fantastic views, outstanding service, and a wonderful restaurant. The manager was kind enough to give us a guided tour of the castle ruins on the grounds - once in a lifetime experience. Perfect location for visiting the Cliffs of Moher, The Burren, and the cute town of Doolin.

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Denver, Colorado
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived at Ballinalacken Castle (a mouthful to say, which I have still not figured out how to pronounce correctly like the locals) after a day on the coastal cliff walk and seeing the Cliffs of Moher via ferry and were delighted to be upgraded to a suite (absolutely one of the amazing parts about planning travel during shoulder season)!... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When traveling in Ireland you'll want to include a stay at Ballinalacken Castle Country House. It's a perfect location if you're going to visit the Cliffs of Moher, but if that's not on your agenda Ballinalacken Castle Country House is worth a visit on its own. The hotel, a building from the 1800s, sits next to the ruins of a... More

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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57 reviews 57 reviews
19 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After careful research of the area we selected the "Castle" for 2 nights and exceeded our expectations. Upon arrival (3 miles from Doolin) we were greeted at the reception by Cecilla who was extremely helpful through our stay. We inquired about the castle and before dark were given a tour along with other guests by owner Declan. On Tuesday the... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent a night here last week, and it was great! The views from our room were amazing, and it was quiet and relaxing in our room. We could see the Cliffs of Moher in the distance, as well as lots of ocean, the Aran Islands, and the Connemara Mountains. Our bed was large and comfortable, the... More

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Albuquerque, NM
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10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful views, great restaurant, excellent service for the two nights we stayed. Felt welcomed from the moment we arrived. This family run place has a great feel of charm, warmth, humor, and comfort. We had excellent breakfasts and a wonderful dinner at the restaurant. The only negative was a bathroom that needed some work (leaky shower), but overall, this was... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful, quiet location. Situated right next to the Ballinlacken Castle ruin. Great restaurant, comfortable rooms, make you feel at home. Dennis is a wonderful person in the bar and guests get a private tour of the castle ruin. Well worth your money

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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel for two nights when traveling around Ireland. Although it is about a 10 minute drive to Doolin, we didn't mind the location because we had a vehicle and enjoyed the quieter setting. Please, do your research on the location of where you're staying prior to complaining about location and docking points off for something that... More

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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I absolutely loved staying in Ballinalacken Castle - you can enjoy historical buildings, but at the same time, having all the comfort you need. Declan was kind enough to provide a tour of the old tower, which is really stunning, especially the view from above. Rooms are spacious, clean, have great views. There is also free wifi and plenty of... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I recently spent three nights at this very special hotel. It combines a classic, country house hotel experience with a friendly, welcoming atmosphere and a setting of breathtaking beauty. One wakes to a view of the Cliffs of Moher, the sea, distant hills, cattle grazing in an adjacent field. In the evenings, we saw beautiful sunsets over... More

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Address: Coast Road R-477, Doolin R477, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Doolin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 12
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