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Poperinge, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ballinsheen House is a lovely house, on a slope just outside the village centre. Rooms are fantastic and Mary serves the best breakfast you can dream of, most of it home cooked and made. The hostess is proud to serve things from The Burren and helps you find great colleagues of her who also add to the authenticity of...

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US Expats
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We remained only one night, but we loved it. From personalized recommendation for where to go for dinner, to the delicious breakfast, to the insiders tip for the next day activities, to the beautiful garden: everything was perfect.

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Naples, FL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ballinsheen House is THE place to stay in Doolin/Lisdoonvarna, Ireland. Michael & Mary exude the typical warm charm you expect from the Irish. We Irish-Americans can learn from them! LOL The house is very comfortable with a nice, cozy feeling, and Mary goes out of her way to make sure you're enjoying you're stay with them, recommending tours, and other...

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Isle of skye
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This was our return visit to Mary and her beautiful home at Ballinsheen House. Mary made us feel so welcome. Our room was extremely comfortable and lush with a huge bed and two cosy armchairs and a sleek and shiny ensuite - gorgeous! Breakfast is served in the lovely dining room which has wall to ceiling windows over the garden,...

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3Thank IsleofskyeHolly
Chula Vista, California
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Every area of evaluation is outstanding. Exceptional service and advice from Hostess Mary. If you stay in Lisdoonvarna you cannot beat this B&B. Recommendations to see the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren helped us greatly. Also, great recommendation to eat at the Roadside Tavern paid off with excellent food and drink.

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1Thank Steve S
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Mary & Michael were very gracious. Their house is updated and very well furnished. They are working on their beautiful gardens. The house is walking distance to town. This place is highly recommended. Canadian girls

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We spent two nights at Ballinsheen House and wish it had been for longer..Mary was very friendly and helpful with some great recommendations on place to eat etc. all were spot on,, We had a lovely view of their fantastic garden from our room which was spacious and very nicely furnished... There was a wide variety of delicious options for...

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1Thank bellabe32
Reviewed 5 September 2016 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...

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2Thank Juan M
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 September 2016

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...

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2Thank Peg K
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 31 August 2016 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...

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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
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Lisdoonvarna
Price Range: $127 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“The landscaping around the Inn is gorgeous.”
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