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Ballinalacken Castle Country House

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Location: 5 min drive from Doolin. 10-15 min drive to the Cliffs. Need a car. Free parking. Facilities: Former dining room with good food at fair prices. Nice breakfast in same location in the AM. The site is of an old castle and a country house built in the 1800's. Room was beautiful with distant view to the Cliffs of...

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

This place is the greatest! Fabulous views, great rooms, wonderful service, excellent food. The people are very happy to help and give suggestions. The family castle is on the grounds, and the owner will take you on a tour. You just can't miss when you stay here.

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Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I can't knock the property in anyway, fantastic room and fantastic breakfast. The only small things I would note is that the hotel has more of a bed and breakfast feel than a hotel. Take out the small bar and it is. It is about a five minute drive from Doolin( that is well noted on their website). Small things...

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I had the pleasure of staying at the Ballinalacken Castle Country House for 3 nights from 9/9-9/11/16 and it was truly a delightful stay. As we were driving from town up to the Country House, we caught a glimpse of the Castle that is on the premise and it takes your breath away. We were so fortunate that the weather...

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Mount Laurel, New Jersey
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed for several nights at Ballinalacken while touring County Clare. Family owned and operated. They upgraded us upon arrival which was very nice. Stunning views of the Atlantic and you could even see the Cliffs of Moher in the distance. Owner gave a personal tour of the castle remains one evening. Very helpful with suggestions for excursions. Ate dinner...

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Long Valley, New Jersey
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Stayed here for our trip to Doolin and the Burren. Not in town but a 10 minute cab ride.....and why drive when you can enjoy the pubs! Wonderful location , next to the Obrian Castle do take the tour . Our room overlooked Galway Bay ,had a panoramic view and four poster bed. Dinner was 5 star and the Irish...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here one night for easy access to the Burren and the Cliffs of Moher. It's run by a couple, who work their tails off to keep the guest happy. It was built in 1860, and is a fabulous little establishment, with excellent views, nice rooms, and fantastic views.

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Mittagong, Australia
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I have just returned from a great week of golfing in Ireland. We stayed at a few hotels but Ballinlacken Castle was the standout. This was not my first time staying here and I really should 'cut and paste' my last review. The food is outstanding, the rooms are very atmospheric and super comfortable. The standout for me - the...

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Thank Eugene K K
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Ballinalacken is our first stop whenever we visit Ireland. We fly into Shannon, drive to the castle, take a quick nap and are ready to great the evening. The food is incredibly delicious and the setting gorgeous. The owners are incredibly friendly and accommodating. Never a bad stay. And breakfast! wow! Can't say enough about breakfast. Makes you want to...

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Thank Sara M
Reviewed 14 September 2016

What an awesome surprise for our last 2 nights in Ireland. My wife has a thing for castles, so, just being on the grounds and touring the castle both nights, was a dream come true for her. And, it was completely unexpected. It capped off an absolutely tremendous vacation for us. And, the hot and sunny weather at the Cliffs...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ballinalacken Castle Hotel Doolin is one of the leading Castle Hotels Ireland with views of Cliffs of Moher. This Clare Hotel has an award winning restaurant and is the best place to eat in Doolin. It would be difficult to find a more beautiful place on the West Coast of Ireland in which to wake up. The Ballinalacken has been described in the press as one of the finest located houses in Europe. Our guest rooms offer spectacular panoramic views of the Aran Islands, the Cliffs of Moher and Galway Bay. A 15th Century Castle ruin of the O'Brien Clan stands imposingly beside the Ballinalacken Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ballinalacken Castle Country House

Address: Coast Road R-477, Doolin R477, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Doolin
Price Range: €116 - €215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ballinalacken Castle Country House 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Ask for the rooms with the views over the cliffs, definitely worth it. Hotel is not often at full capacity.”
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