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Ballyvaughan Lodge

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 14 October 2015

This was our first trip to Ireland and the Ballyvaughan Lodge was our first experience with Irish hospitality; meaning the Ballyvaughan Lodge had a lot of weight on its shoulders and it sure did deliver. We were greeted by Coco who was sprawled on the front patio basking in the warm sunshine. Gerry was quick to greet us next with...

Thank Matt S
Downham Market, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Jerry and Pauline made us feel so welcome and they were charming as only the Irish can be! The rooms were comfortable, with great attention to detail and the breakfast was fantastic. This was truly a memorable stay. it is in walking distance to restaurants, gift shops and a delightful Whiskey Bar called O'loclainns.

Thank Plettsa
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

In a land of friendly and helpful B and B hosts, Gerry stands out. The lodgings are by local standards spacious and well equipped and the lodge itself was lovely and well located. Ballyvaughan is a great launch point into hiking the Burren and Gerry gave us a lift to our trail head. And as others noted he serves an...

1Thank Don M
Midlothian, Virginia
Reviewed 30 September 2015

The owners were wonderful and gracious, the room was clean and spacious, but the breakfast was the very best. We had been on the road for two weeks and this breakfast was definitely the best of them all! An especially wide selection of fruit and, of course, all the typical breakfast foods - ALL of them - served in a...

Thank 103PatD
New York City, New York
Reviewed 20 September 2015

We stayed here for one night. However, we wished that it could have been longer. The owners run an excellent establishment. I stay away from the term"luxury" as I believe that it is overused. The room was tastefully furnished. Breakfast was one of the best that we had throughout our visit to Ireland. The owner was helpful with local travel...

Thank JosephM326
Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 18 September 2015

This is a bright, comfortable, tastefully decorated guest house in the centre of Ballyvaughan village. The owners Gerry & Pauline were very welcoming & caring. The bedroom was comfortable & relaxing. There is on site parking and seating outside to enjoy the gardens. It is walking distance to all village restaurants & amenities. Breakfast was "gorgeous" with a huge variety...

Thank Carol B
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Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

What a great little place. Clean and comfortable. Hosts were very welcoming, giving lots of info on things to do and see. About 100metres from pubs and cafes. (Definitely try o Laughlin whiskey bar!) Highly recommend this place to stay!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Dorking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Run by nice people who are really welcoming. Excellent range of breakfast options and Gerry could not do enough for you to make sure your stay was enjoyable. Nice room if a little small, but had everything we needed.

Thank bgtravellers
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We stayed just one night at this lovely lodge. We were warmly greeted on arrival and shown to our spacious well-furnished and equipped room (with a very nice bathroom) that overlooked the front street (but no noise from the road). The location is great -- you can walk to several of the hiking trails for which the area is well-known...

Thank JJ503
Reviewed 8 September 2015

I stayed at Ballyvaughan Lodge for three nights recently and it was very enjoyable, comfortable and a great location. The hosts were second to none, very helpful, happy and pleasant people. The breakfast selection was amazing, anything you could ever want! Had a brilliant time!

Thank Eva S

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are situated in the centre of Ballyvaughan village, within walking distance of restaurants, cafes, bars, local craft fairs and shops.After a days journey, park your car in our private car park, check into Ballyvaughan Lodge, meet your hosts Pauline & Gerry who serve to make your stay as memorable & comfortable as possible. Stroll down our quaint seaside village & enjoy a pint, looking over Galway Bay and watch the sun go down. Ballyvaughan Lodge has 10 bedrooms. All are en-suite. Our lounge and sun-room caters for your relaxation, whether reading about the Burren or just enjoying our gallery. On a glorious sunny day sit on our deck and take in the Burren with all its majestic beauty. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ballyvaughan Lodge

Address: Ballyvaughan, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Ballyvaughan
Price Range: $124 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ballyvaughan Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“If you have mobility issues, asked to be placed on the main floor.”
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“Any room in the place is as good as another. It's a sleepy, quiet town.”
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“rooms on the ground floor are fit for people in wheelchairs”
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“All 11 rooms are of an excellent standard”
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