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Ballinalacken Castle Country House

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Coast Road R-477, Doolin R477 Ireland See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
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Bar/Lounge
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews four poster bed private tour the owner aran islands drawing room personal tour rack of lamb honeymoon suite favorite hotel county clare ocean view fabulous food sitting area highly recommend staying here short drive two nights irish hospitality
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

Convenient, clean, and extremely welcoming staff. Amazing breakfast and exceptionally beautiful location although not in the town center. Great for visiting Doolin, Cliffs of Moher and the surrounding area! Highly recommended and will not disappoint!

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank consolija
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

Cecelia went was extremely helpful and friendly. Our room with the conservatory had a breathtaking view of the ocean, Cliffs of Moher, and the Aran Islands. The full Irish breakfast was superb. The very best scones! I think the dinners we enjoyed are Michelin worthy....More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Trish44
Response from CeciliaMargaret, Owner at Ballinalacken Castle Country HouseResponded August 1, 2018

Hi Trish, Thank you for your lovely review. We hope to welcome you both back to our hotel in the future, regards, Cecilia

Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful setting, we loved it here! The owner was so friendly, quaint castle with beautiful view of Atlantic and just few miles from Cliffs of Moher. Definitely highly recommend staying. Best dinner we’ve had in Ireland!

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Valerie M
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Nice place with good food and a lovely view out to the Aran Islands. With some other places we stayed in Ireland, it was good to be in or within a short walk of the town, but here we were glad to be a couple...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

This inn is a former estate and is situated next to the castle of the same name. A stay here includes a tour of the castle remains which provides good history of the area and the important clans people during the 14th century and beyond....More

Date of stay: October 2018
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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 More 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. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Also Known As
Ballinalacken Castle Country House Hotel Doolin
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Ballinalacken Castle Country Hotel
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Ballinalacken Castle Country Doolin
Location
Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Doolin
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Also Known As
Ballinalacken Castle Country House Hotel Doolin
,
Ballinalacken Castle Country Hotel
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Ballinalacken Castle Country Doolin
Location
Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Doolin
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Traveller (391)
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BeautifulBC-7
March 8, 2017|
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Response from Parisiennelover | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! There are taxis in town but not many, the pubs in town are great but the restaurant in the hotel is one of the best in the area. Pub in the hotel is VERY quiet and you'll find you're often the only one there, but... More
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Tara W
September 30, 2016|
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Response from Eileen L | Reviewed this property |
The beds were very comfortable. There were six of us so we had three rooms and we all agreed the beds were great
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Dean W
June 26, 2016|
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Response from CeciliaMargaret | Property representative |
Yes we have in all areas of hotel
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Room Tips
"Ocean view rooms! We stayed in #4 and it was spectacular."
JessieMZ
Aug. 11, 2018
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"the higher the room number, the closer you are to the end of the building with the best views!"
JoeTravel1
Jun. 12, 2018
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"Get the Bridal suite if it's available. It has a lovely sitting area with windows."
LisaH8184
Oct. 23, 2017
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"Room 7 has view of the Cliffs and a four poster bed."
FarStryder
Oct. 21, 2017
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