Ballynahinch Castle Hotel

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4.8 of 5 stars4.8/5 (37 Reviews)

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4 Star Hotel

Recess, Connemara, County Galway, Ireland

Located along the Wild Atlantic Way, set in a private 450 acre estate of woodland, rivers and walks in the heart of Connemara County Galway. This authentic and unpretentious Castle Hotel stands proudly overlooking its famous salmon fishery, with a backdrop of the beautiful 12 Bens Mountain range.

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Hotel Details


Hotel Description

Ballynahinch Castle has been welcoming visitors to Connemara for over 250 years. Now a beautiful hotel and sporting estate, Ballynahinch Castle offers the visitor true Irish hospitality. The professional and friendly staff provide luxurious riverside accommodations, an award-winning restaurant and a superb pub. As a champion of the Connemara environment, Ballynahinch Castle offers you the opportunity to experience first-hand the natural wonders of the beautiful estate. Join their walking guides or try your hand at the graceful art of fly fishing.

Key Features

  • Distance from Airport: 71 Miles
  • Distance from Train Station: 42 Miles
  • Area: Recess, Conemarra, County Galway
  • Number of Rooms: 40
  • Number of Floors: 3
  • No Elevators
  • Last Renovation: 2015
  • Check-In Time: 4:00 p.m.
  • Check-Out Time: 12:00 p.m.
  • No Wheelchair-Accessible Rooms Available
  • Nonsmoking Property


  • Activities/Tour Desk
  • Bar(s)
  • Beach (swimmable - nearby)
  • Parking (self)
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Wedding Services
Features for a Fee
  • Babysitting
  • Room Service (24 hours)
  • Golf (nearby)
  • Horseback Riding
  • Restaurants (nearby)
  • Shopping (nearby)


The Owenmore Restaurant:  This restaurant offers elegant yet unpretentious dining in a stunning location. Using only the finest and freshest ingredients, the staff take advantage of the wealth of fresh fish and game available on the West Coast to produce wonderfully balanced yet creative dishes. Dinner in the Owenmore Restaurant is one of the highlights of any trip to Ballynahinch Castle. Changing the menus regularly to reflect the seasons ensures that regular visitors to Ballynahinch can enjoy a varied and interesting selection of dishes.

  • Meals Served: Dinner
  • Menu Type: A la carte
  • Reservations: Recommended
  • Cuisine Type: International
  • Dress Code: Casual Attire

The Fishermans Pub:  This pub with open log fires, wholesome local produce and friendly personal service is the ideal place to meet the Connemara locals over a pint or enjoy the catch of the day for dinner. Enjoy the local and seasonal produce of the region; fresh fish, shellfish, wild mushrooms, woodcock, duck and more while soaking up the atmosphere.

  • Meals Served: Lunch | Dinner
  • Menu Type: A la carte
  • Cuisine Type: International
  • Dress Code: Casual Attire

Available in All Rooms:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet Access (wireless)
  • Nonsmoking Rooms Available
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Housekeeping - Daily
Available in Some Rooms:
  • Crib
  • DVD Player
  • In-Room Safe

Classic Room

Rooms feature a mountain view and are situated in the old house and are warmly decorated in the style of the country sporting estate. Each room has its own individual character.

  • Bedding: Two Twins/One Double


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