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Gougane Barra Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Gougane Barra, Ballingeary, Ireland
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Ballingeary
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
The1Ang Denver, Colorado
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here one night while with a tour group. It is a gorgeous location, and very private. Everything was excellent, food, room, atmosphere, etc. And if you like port, try their white port....very smooth and tasteful.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We dropped in to the restaurant for lunch on a beautiful Tuesday in July. There were three of us, we were given a very warm welcome and were seated at a lovely table just inside the window. The view of the lake and the oratory was beatiful. The staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful. The menu was a little restricted... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of our favorite places we stayed in Ireland. The setting was magical, the food in the restaurant was delicious, and the owners were warm and accommodating, even getting a Birds of Ireland book for me from the gift shop after hours as we were leaving before it opened in the morning. The bar was a lovely place to relax... More

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Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 nights at the Gougane Barra Hotel recently. It wasn't our first visit by any means and we always look forward to returning to enjoy everything about this very special hotel and its wonderful environment. The hotel doesn't pretend to be in the luxury spa category but it has other luxuries that are more precious and harder... More

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St. John's, Canada
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17 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second stay at the Gougane Barra Hotel and Neil and Lucy once again exceeded my expectations. The hotel is older, but that only adds to its charm. The rooms are spacious and clean and most have beautiful views of the lake and chapel. The food is to die for and the service is amazing. The personality of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really wonderful place for foreign visitors to experience our majestic landscape, good food, friendliness and culture but also a great retreat for Irish tourists and people from the locality. With a stunning view over the lake to St. Finbarr's Oratory and delicious, locally produced food, you cannot go wrong, whether you are there for a week or an evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here one night at the end of our tour of Ireland. It was a perfect way to end the tour! The food was exceptional, our host was warm, welcoming, and had a wonderful sense of humor. The area around the hotel is beautiful, and our room had a nice view of the lake. If you like dogs, there... More

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Columbia, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had visited this place last year and wanted to come back with my wife. We booked a room at the Hotel and had a great time. We selected a room with a view and glad we did. Our room over looked the little island Monastery. We also had a fantastic dinner at the hotel restaurant, great food and service.... More

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights at this hotel. It is situated at the edge of the lake, with a lovely view across to a chapel and steep hills beyond. It's so peaceful here all day and night! The rooms had comfortable beds and all the amenities needed, but the single rooms were quite small. The food at the hotel was delicious,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was one of the very nice places to stay in Ireland. We loved the location and the food & service is tops. Here you can get out and walk and enjoy the beauty of the country side. The food is excellent. We do recommend going early or late to a meal so you can relax and enjoy the beautiful... More

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Address: Gougane Barra, Ballingeary, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Ballingeary
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Gougane Barra Hotel 3*
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Hotel Gougane Barra
Gougane Barra Macroom
Gougane Barra Hotel Ireland/Ballingeary

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Gougane Barra Hotel is situated in a uniquely magical unspoilt lakeside location in the mountains of West Cork, in the South West of Ireland. Our 25 bedroom family run, seasonal hotel is renowned for its genuine old-fashioned hospitality, has a reputation for really good food, has a cosy friendly bar and sitting rooms overlooking St. Finbarr’s oratory. We have bikes and rowing boats and are just 1 kilometre from the National Forest Park. It’s waiting… ... more   less 
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