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Red River Lodge Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #9 of 19 Ballina B&B and Inns
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
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“An excellent start to our holiday”
Reviewed August 5, 2013

We began a biking holiday in Ballina and Red River Lodge was our first B&B. It set the standard beautifully. Doloros our hostess was extremely hospitable. Tea, coffee and biscuits were available in reception at any time. Our room was extremely comfortable and our breakfast set us up exceptionally well for the day. Doloros's husband Mark, even assisted us with a bike repair.
Many thanks for a lovely stay.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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MoyView, Owner at Red River Lodge Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, October 1, 2013
Thank you so much for your wonderful comments. Delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you make it back again. Dolores
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Westchester County New York
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

This B&B has been operating more than 15 years. It is about 5-10 mins north of Ballina. I loved our room with sweeping views west over the River Moy. Their garden is drop-dead gorgeous. Breakfast is served in a beautiful conservatory and was excellent , with several choices . Dolores gave us a great deal of attention, helping us select restaurants, making reservations for us and helping us navigate the area. But we also got to know her and her husband Mark a little too. We would definitely return if we come back to Mayo!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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MoyView, Owner at Red River Lodge Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, October 1, 2013
Thank you Armonk for your great comments. We love helping our guests to get the very best out of the area whether it is dining out or sightseeing. Most of all we love chatting to our guests.
Mark loved your reference to "drop-dead gorgeous garden"!!!
Dolores
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Webster Groves, Missouri
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

Dolores and Mark have created a most beautiful and restful place overlooking their lovely gardens and the Moy estuary. We had a wonderfully elegant and private room with an exquisite view of the river. Dolores fed us thoughtfully prepared breakfasts in the bright sunroom, and gave knowledgable guidance to sights in the Sligo area and all along the coast of county Mayo. We felt personally welcomed and cared for throughout our visit.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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MoyView, Owner at Red River Lodge Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, October 1, 2013
Wendy, thank you for your lovely review of your stay at RRL It was a pleasure to meet you both and and enjoyed our conversations. Thank you for spending precious days of your honeymoon with us and we wish you both every happiness in the years ahead.
Dolores
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 7, 2013

Excellent B&B on the banks of the river Moy. Beautiful house, excellent rooms and a lovely landlady. The breakfast was superb, and the breakfast room itself has gorgeous views over the garden and the river. Rooms are very comfortable and very good quality. Definitely recommend this B&B.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
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MoyView, Owner at Red River Lodge Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, October 1, 2013
Thank you Kevin, for your great review. It was a pleasure to meet you and hope you make it back to the West of Ireland again.
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Killala, Ireland
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Reviewed July 5, 2013

We live in the Ballina area and when friends ask us where they can stay for a B&B option we always recommend Red River Lodge. Delores (the proprietor) runs a first class establishment. If you want to experience the best of Mayo then get booking.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
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MoyView, Owner at Red River Lodge Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, October 1, 2013
Thank you Coops for another great review of our B&B. We are so pleased you send all your friends and family to RRL. They are such lovely people it is a pleasure to take care of them for you.
Many thanks again. Dolores
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Rockanje, The Netherlands
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Reviewed June 4, 2013

We stayed at Red River Lodge for three nights. We where with two couples and all enjoyed our stay. Dolores made us feel at home and in the morning we had a wonderfull breakfast. Furthermore she told us much about things to do and see. From our rooms we had beutifull views over the river. Really enjoyed our stay.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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MoyView, Owner at Red River Lodge Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, October 1, 2013
Thank you Rockanje for great review of your stay at Red River Lodge. I am very pleased you your partner and friends enjoyed your stay. It was a pleasure to share local knowledge with you and really enjoyed our morning conversations!
Dolores
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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Reviewed May 24, 2013

I made the terrible mistake of thinking I had booked in the other city of Ballina, and did not realize my mistake until arriving into the cit of Ballina outside Limerick. Dolores graciously accepted my apology and refunded my money. So appreciative of her quick response and compassion. A true testament of the character of the folks that run this place!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Red River Lodge Bed & Breakfast
Address: Iceford | The Quay Road, Ballina, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Ballina
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 19 B&Bs / Inns in Ballina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Red River Lodge is a family run Bed & Breakfast, ideally located in North Mayo, 5km from Ballina. You will receive a warm Irish welcome on your arrival. Relax and unwind in our stylish, modern rooms overlooking the scenic river Moy estuary. Golf, fishing, walking, cycling are just a few activities in close proximity to our home. We guarantee a memorable, tranquil and thoroughly enjoyable experience. Complimentary Wi-FI is also available throughout the house. ... more   less 

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