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Ballinalacken Castle


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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast
Irish, European
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 2 January 2019

This hotel is utterly charming, and has a real ruined castle on site that the owner will show guests in daily tours. It is a family-owned castle and hotel, the food is excellent, and it is in an absolutely beautiful setting on the Wild Atlantic...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank BookWorm1967
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

The drive onto the property is beautiful. The setting is gorgeous. There are not too many accommodations that have a castle next door! The pros: 1. The overall ambiance. 2. The location. 3. Windisch in the room open. Other considerations: 1. Check in was rushed....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 2OTRA
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Great place to eat. I highly recommend the beef which is filet mignon. Quite large portions & my partner had lamb. The quality was impressive and the service was stellar. Would gladly recommend & hope to visit again. Enjoy!

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank jrzeegrrl
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Although this estate was once described as a hunting lodge by some, the combination of nature, the beautiful water, paths and trails and the lovely accommodation very special. The food was very good, the service pleasant.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank cutiepiefromSD
Reviewed 26 August 2018

If you are staying in the area, I will let you in on a secret, you can make dinner reservations at this lovely guest house. The food is exceptional with a varied menu, even offering some vegetarian options. For the best seat in the house...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank stargazerlilly2014
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely setting and beautiful scenery. The dishes were perfectly prepared and presented. Nice selection. And as a bonus, we got a tour of the castle!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 165jodys
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We arrived but had no idea there actually was a Castle overlooking the hotel. Booked in to Room 16 or the Honeymoon Suite. This a fantastic room with a built on conservatory for a sitting room. This room gave uninterrupted views up to Mohr and...More

Date of visit: September 2017
2  Thank Fraser S
Reviewed 15 June 2018

We had dinner reservations for 5 and arrived early enough to also go on the tour of the tower house ruins that are on the property. It was an interesting and fun tour before dinner. We had pre-dinner champagne in the small, cozy bar and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Belita2
Reviewed 6 June 2018

The food was excellent - great wine list to choose from. We loved our dinner here. The grounds were really spectacular, the evening we dined there was perfect a perfect sunset.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Nancyhenry
Reviewed 9 October 2017

One of the best dinners we had in Ireland and certainly the one with the best view. Connected with the Castle hotel, it sits atop a hill with views of the Cliffs of Moher and the Aran Islands, next to ruins of the old castle....More

Date of visit: September 2017
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