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Ballinsheen House

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed with my wife two nights at Ballinsheen B&B while visiting Ireland and we couldn't have chosen a better place to stay. Mary was extremely kind since the beginning, by showing us in a map all the "secret" places to visit in the region when we checked into the B&B. She also helped us make a reservation at a... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mary Barrett and her husband have built, furnished, and lovingly enhanced the most lovely B&B at which we have ever stayed. Words cannot describe the thoughtful planning and detail that went into the Ballinsheen House and Gardens. The home is large and boasts several common lounge areas, both indoors and out. Our room was enormous, featuring a sitting room, views... More 

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Ballinsheen House for one night recently and very much wished we could have stayed longer. Mary is a wonderful hostess who runs an immaculate and very comfortable accommodation. The house has been beautifully decorated and every comfort has been provided. The breakfast was lovely with a great selection of cereals fruit and a wonderful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of five recently had the pleasure of spending time at the Ballinsheen House. Due to a scheduling error, we were without rooms for the night. Mary made accommodations for us and even let our son (who was ill), check in to his room early to sleep for the day. This was easily the most beautiful property we stayed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Set in beautiful countryside,close to a lovely village Ballinsheen House, has the style of a great hotel,with the intimiacy of a bed and breakfast.As you walk in, you know you have chosen a place you are going to enjoy staying at.It is spacious,spotlessly clean and stylish,with a wonderful breakfast and a lovely, unimposing owner. If you want to spoil yourself,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a day of traveling, resting at the Ballinsheen House was the perfect end to our day. While it was cold and rainy outside, it was nothing but warm and inviting on the inside. Mary and Michael were fantastic hosts, and our one-night stay with them was one of our most restful nights! Quiet and comfortable, we enjoyed a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent, well maintained property with comfortable rooms, great breakfast and wonderful hospitality. Mary is a very rare innkeeper. She gave us lots of attention and good advice about touring. The gardens are great and the town close to the areas we wanted to visit, i.e., the Burren, Clifs of Mohren and the entire west Clare countryside. A great introduction to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay here for 3 nights. Breakfast was first class with a great selection. Room was very clean,comfortable and modern. Mary was great and nothing we asked for was a bother. Couldnt be better. Would highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

We stayed at the Ballinsheen House in July, and we couldn't have been more pleased. The breakfast was amazing - best we've had in Ireland. My daughter and I especially liked the yogurt. The best part of the stay, however, is Mary. We had some travel issues on the front end of our trip with airline delays, so I emailed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Ballinsheen House is a beautiful and elegant home with stunning gardens. Mary is very gracious and lots of fun... giving us lots of information on what to do and where to eat in the area..The breakfast was amazing with excellent choices in the buffet and extensive menu....better than most hotels we have stayed in. This was by far the best... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ballinsheen House is a spacious architect designed home surrounded by mature trees with beautiful landscaped gardens.Enjoy the tranquillity of the countryside while being 5 minutes walk from the town centre. . All rooms are en-suite. TV,hairdryers tea/coffee facilities in all rooms. Free WiFi is available with your own Laptop. We offer a full breakfast menu in our spacious dining room/conservatory.Recommended by Rick Steves,Rough Guide,Guide du Routard and Gao Guide Gallimard.Faile Ireland graded 4**** country home and AA graded 4**** ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ballinsheen House

Address: Galway Road, Lisdoonvarna, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Lisdoonvarna
Price Range: $99 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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