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Ballynahinch Castle Hotel
About Ballynahinch Castle Hotel
Ballynahinch Castle is set in the heart of Connemara and stands proud and majestic overlooking the famous Ballynahinch River. The Castle has been intertwined in the history of Connemara and its people for many centuries, from the days of the O'Flaherty chieftains and Grace O'Malley to Humanity Dick Martin and H.R.H. the Maharaja Ranjitsinji. Open log fires glow in our reception rooms and all your needs will be attended to. Soft restful colour schemes harmonize with the natural charm of the surroundings in our tastefully decorated bedrooms. Ballynahinch Castle's close association with the history of the area is reflected in each of its individually appointed bedrooms. Rest comes easily when surrounded by the casual country elegance that is Ballynahinch Castle.
Local fresh produce is used to create culinary delights in the dining room with its panoramic view of Ballynahinch River. Ballynahinch Castle is surrounded by 350 acres of woodlands, rivers and lakes, which offer miles of scenic walks. Ballynahinch Fishery is world-renowned as one of the finest salmon and sea-trout rivers in Ireland. Fishing is reserved for Hotel guests, and what better way to spend the day than casting a fly to tempt an eager salmon. Ballynahinch Castle holds sway over 13,000 acres of prime woodcock shooting. This driven shoot is highly-prized among discerning sportsmen, and the sparkling log fire in the pub is a welcome sight to the returning shooters after their day's sport. Tennis, pony trekking and hill climbing are all close at hand and the Connemara Golf Club, 17 miles from the Castle, offers a fitting challenge to any golfer. The beauty and majesty of Connemara can be enjoyed to the fullest while staying at Ballynahinch Castle, which has an aura of its own that few forget and most return for.
Accommodation at Ballynahinch Castle Hotel
Warm colours throughout the Castle enrich the stately rooms, which are complimented by panoramic views of the river and the beauty of the Ballynahinch Estate. All of the forty bedrooms have private bathrooms and are decorated to the highest standards with your comfort in mind. Choose from an elegant standard, superior or luxury bedroom or a Riverside Suite. Standard Rooms all have private bath and shower, TV, and direct dial telephone. These are comfortable rooms with varying shapes and situated in the main section of the house with views either of the mountains, river or courtyard. Superior Rooms are large individually appointed rooms with king size beds and a sitting area to savour the view of the river. All superior double rooms have 4 poster beds.
- All rates are per person sharing, breakfast included
- Open all year except 3 - 28 February and 22 - 27 December
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Our favourite place was in Doolin, Susan was amazing. The four of us agreed that the experiences in Doolin; Cliffs of Moher, O'Connor's Pub, boat trip to the cliffs were our favourite experience.
We truly enjoyed our stay at the Inn in Killarney, how could you not - great rooms, great food & service. The town itself was beautiful and a nice place to spend St. Patrick's Day. While there we went horseback riding (Killarney Riding Stables) it was a nice way to spend the morning and the scenery was breathtaking.
The Hotel in Kinsale was a perfect location, overlooking the harbour. The town itself was a great town to walk and explore. We hooked up with a local, who offers tours of the town and offers a history lesson, he was a great resource while in the town.
In regards to the rental vehicle, we all agreed that the driving on the "wrong side of the road" was an interesting experience and where glad that we opted to rent an automatic vs standard transmission.
The package that you provided with all of our reservations, itinerary etc made checking in a really smooth process, we had no problems with any of the hotels, B&B's or car rental.
So in conclusion, I can only say on behalf of myself and travelling companions that we had no complaints, concerns or other wise. In fact I have advised friends and family that have enquired that the trip went smoothly thanks to your company and in more particularly because of you.
Thanks for all your help and assistance
Joseph Van Der Klugt, London, ON, Canada