Ballynahinch Castle Hotel - Connemara

Recess, Connemara, Ireland  show map
 4 stars
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Ballynahinch Castle Hotel - Connemara

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Horseback riding

Fishing

Cycling

Hiking

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Featuring a library and a tennis court, Ballynahinch Castle Hotel provides 40 rooms with a beautiful view of the sea.

The magnificent location gives quick access to Kylemore Abbey, Alcock & Brown Memorial and Killary Adventure Centre.

This spectacular property offers proximity to a river and parks.

Ireland West Knock airport can be reached in 90 minutes by car from Ballynahinch Castle Hotel.

Rooms

All rooms in Ballynahinch Castle Hotel are fitted with a writing desk, a minibar, satellite TV, heating and iPod docking station. They provide bathrooms with a hairdryer, a bathtub and a shower.

Eat & Drink

The traditional restaurant serves fresh local meals.

Services

Offering car and bicycle rental services, Ballynahinch Castle Hotel induces guests to explore the area.

Relax

On-site activities feature lawn tennis, hiking and horse riding.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   40.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Souvenir shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators

Sports & Fitness

  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Fishing

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Library
  • Leisure/TV room

Room view

  • River view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Ballynahinch Castle Hotel - Connemara Connemara location
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Hotel Address:

Recess, Connemara, Ireland

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City Center
  • Connemara
    11.5 km
Airports
  • Ireland West Airport Knock (NOC)
    85.1 km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    40

Hotel Awards

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Rooms and availability

Ballynahinch Castle Hotel Riverside Double RoomBallynahinch Castle Hotel Riverside Double Room Hotel informationBallynahinch Castle Hotel Riverside Double Room
Riverside Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 20 m²
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Enjoy all the charm and heritage of our classic rooms while also indulging in the view across the famous Ballynahinch Salmon river and woodlands. You can request a twin room at the time of booking.

Room facilities
    Ballynahinch Castle Hotel Luxury Wing Double RoomBallynahinch Castle Hotel Luxury Wing Double RoomBallynahinch Castle Hotel Luxury Wing Double Room
    Luxury Wing Double Room
    Bed type: 2 Single beds
    Size: 43 m²
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    • Private bathroom
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    Located in the river wing, this spacious Luxury Room has panoramic views of the river and woodland, many with four-poster beds. All luxury rooms have a dressing room, a bathroom with walk-in shower, bathtub with overhead shower and twin washbasins. Includes stunning views from the seating area, a flat-screen TV and an iPod docking station.

    Room facilities

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Ballynahinch Castle Hotel - Connemara Connemara location
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      Hotel Address:

      Recess, Connemara, Ireland

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Connemara
        11.5 km
      Airports
      • Ireland West Airport Knock (NOC)
        85.1 km
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        40

      Hotel Awards

      IrishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedConnemaraBallynahinch Castle Hotel

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best 4 Star Hotels in Ireland

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      Local attractions

      • Connemara Heritage and History Centre - 2.9 km
        Lettershea, Clifden
      • Roundstone Bay - 11.3 km
      • Renvyle Beach - 14.1 km
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      • Connemara National Park - 7.9 km
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      • Connemara National Park - 11.6 km
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      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        40

      Hotel Awards

      IrishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedConnemaraBallynahinch Castle Hotel

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      Best 4 Star Hotels in Ireland

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      Cities nearby
      • Castlebar hotels - 55 km
      • Westport hotels - 39 km
      • Clifden hotels - 9 km
      • Galway hotels - 67 km
      • Cong hotels - 44 km
      • Oughterard hotels - 44 km
      • Leenane hotels - 17 km
      • Doolin hotels - 70 km
      • COUNTY MAYO hotels - 70 km
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      Ballynahinch Castle Hotel Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Ballynahinch Castle Hotel

      Average guest rating

      8.4out of 10
      Superb
      Based on 84 reviews

      Individual guest reviews

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        We had a beautiful room with gorgeous views. The location is idyllic, and was perfect for a totally relaxing autumn break.

        Loved absolutely everything.... and will definitley go back

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Our castle stay was a memorable experience. The staff was extremely friendly, the castle and grounds were lovely, and the food was superb. The entire experience was all that we could ask for.

      • Couple
        10.0

        Wonderful location with fabulous views. The quietness, tranquility was just amazing. Perfect for that little weekend get-away and to top it all off, the unbelievably fantastic food and service. I also loved, that one could sit in the foyer in front of the lovely wood fire and have a glass of wine or whiskey, every effort was made to make the stay a memorable one. All in all, a really and truly lovely hotel, set in a wonderful setting..

      • Group of friends
        10.0

        I knew all staff names after the first night, they were all professional and yet great fun. Patrick and Des are amazing managers. The hotel is old world luxury surrounded by the most beautiful countryside in the world. Food for the soul. There for the Connemarathon, dropped off 20 mins before the race began- where else in the world would that happen!

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Our stay at Ballynahinch Castle was perfect in every way. The setting is unsurpassable. Our room was luxurious. The common areas were inviting and the staff eager to meet our every need. The breakfast was phenomenal..wide range of choices and served in a dining room overlooking the beautiful Ballynahinch River

      • Older travelers
        9.2

        This is a wonderfully relaxing place to stay, surrounded by rugged Irish countryside and close to rivers, lakes and the sea. The food is excellent and the people are extremely friendly and welcoming. Big log fires, deep armchairs and an old fashioned ambience make you feel very comfortable and cossetted.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Warm and welcoming atmosphere. Rooms tastefully furnished and very comfortable. Spectacular views of the river from the dining room and our bedroom. Relaxing walks in the castle grounds. Food excellent both in the bar and dining room. Courteous, friendly and helpful staff. Would highly recommend the castle as a place to get away from it all. My husband and I had a wonderful break to celebrate our wedding anniversary.

      • Couple
        10.0

        The cosiness of sitting by the big open fires enjoying a daytime beverage and being surrounded by such beautiful scenery.

      • Older travelers
        8.8

        Warm atmosphere, attentive staff, good food and general ambience.

        Bedroom carpet was stained and needed cleaning. Shower was warm but not hot.

      • Family with children
        10.0

        it was beautiful our favorite stop on our entire vacation

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        This was a totally relaxing short break. Exceptional food, a great ambiance and very attentive staff. The countryside was amazing. Well worth the cost.

      • Family with children
        9.2

        We have visited Ballynahinch on several occasions, and have always enjoyed the serenity and luxury of our stays. The view is wonderful, the food grand, and the ambiance excellent. Due to an airline debacle, we arrived at Ballynahinch a day and a half late and were disappointed we were unable to stay as long as we liked. However, one day was better than none!

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Warm welcome ,excellent staff,wonderful room and all other facilities,quality dining experience all in a splendid location.

      • Group of friends
        10.0

        Ballynahinch is a wonderful place full of old school charm and faded grandeur. The location is beautiful and the grounds are gorgeous. The rooms were lovely with the right amount of castle 'creakiness' and comfort. A special treat! If you like the overly designed personality-less modern luxury hotels Ballynahinch is not for you.

      • Older travelers
        7.4

        We loved the setting and grounds, we hiked all the trails, and especially loved the lake and river.

        I guess I expected a little more of our room. Although it was comfortable it wasn't luxurious. We have paid less for more wonderful accommodations. White Park House, in Ballintoy, No. Ireland is such a place.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Ballynahinch Castle Hotel - Connemara Connemara location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      Recess, Connemara, Ireland

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Connemara
        11.5 km
      Airports
      • Ireland West Airport Knock (NOC)
        85.1 km
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        40

      Hotel Awards

      IrishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedConnemaraBallynahinch Castle Hotel

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best 4 Star Hotels in Ireland

      Use Badge