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“Great night!”
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Ballingowan House
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4 reviews
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“Great night!”
Reviewed 28 May 2013 via mobile

Our one night stay for our group of 9 was great. The rooms were clean and the owner could not have been more helpful. We had a nice night's rest and were treated to a delicious breakfast in the morning. Don't miss this place if you are looking for a place to stay!

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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Reviewed 26 May 2013 via mobile

Very helpful with any needs. The full Irish breakfast was very yummy and perfect for the start of a day. The beds were warm and inviting. Wonderful first night in Ireland. Carmel offered us the choice of rooms too!

  • Stayed May 2013
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Reviewed 26 May 2013

I was in a group of 9 people and we all loved this place! The owners were great and extremely nice and helpful. Breakfast was delicious and there was plenty of food. They also recommended a place for dinner and we all liked it. A great start to our vacation, and I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed May 2013
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Williston, Florida
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Reviewed 24 May 2013

My husband and I took a trip to Ireland in mid-april of 2013. We had the immense pleasure of staying at the Ballingowan House with Ms. Carmel being the host. She was ever so helpful. The breakfast was amazing, and she really made us feel welcome by going out of her way for everything. I enjoyed taking photos of her house. It is beautiful! We loved our stay. :)

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Reviewed 9 May 2013

We stayed at Ballingowan House for five days in April, 2013, while visiting our long-lost cousins recently proven by DNA testing. My great grandfather emigrated to America from Castlemahon about 1850.

Our hosts, Carmel and Charlie O'Brian, were outstanding! Carmel, a nurse by profession, made sure the room was spotless. She served an Irish breakfast every morning and was a wealth of information about the area, its history and the people. Located on the edge of town, she offered to transport us to the town square as needed, but we always were provided transportation by our wonderful, new-found relatives.

We plan to return to Newcastle West and Ballingowan House to spend more time with our cousins and continue researching our family history. We highly recommend Ballingowan House B&B to anyone visiting the area.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States
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Reviewed 9 April 2013

There were 12 of us traveling in our group and 10 of us stayed at this cute B&B. The other 2 were added later to our group so they stayed at another B&B, but Charlie and Carmel said there was room for them too, but plans were already made elsewhere. Charlie and Carmel were great hosts and so very friendly. We had originally told them we would check in around 7:30 pm, but did not make it until 10 pm. We were so worried, but they were so kind and said "That's ok, no one died." It must have been overwhelming having so many of us there at on time, but they didn't show it. Charlie joked and made us laugh, and Carmel was so kind and hospitable! I was kind of sad to leave the next morning, it felt like I was leaving family, even though we were only there for one night. They even stood outside and waved to us as we left. :) I would definitely recommend staying here to anyone!

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with friends
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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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Reviewed 9 April 2013

This little gem is a perfect place to stay and visit the cliff's of Moher. We traveled from Dublin and hit up the cliff's and than settled in for the night in this little place in Limerick. It was perfect. WE all were about done driving so we were happy it wasn't too far from the cliff's. We had a warm welcome from our hosts after poorly mis judging time and not arriving at B&B until 3 hours after our expected time. The hosts were pleasant and helped us get settled in. Breakfast was very good. WE had a group of 10 and the Beds were all comfortable and the Hosts accommodated is all well. Thank you!

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with friends
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Property: Ballingowan House
Address: Limerick Road, Newcastle West, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Limerick > Newcastle West
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Newcastle West
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Ballingowan House 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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