Discover the Past, Live the Moment

A Historic Country House
Nestled in the Heart of the Wild Atlantic Way

Embrace the elegant luxury of our historic country house

High on a hilltop, set against the wild and rugged beauty of the West of Ireland, sits a special sanctuary from the world.
Here time stands still, as our historic 15th century castle watches over our exclusive, bespoke-service country hotel. From the bay windowed bedrooms with views of the Cliffs of Moher and Aran Islands, to the welcoming fire and cosy, antique-rich pub - Ballinalacken Castle Hotel, Doolin is your connection to a gracious time gone by - and moments of discovery you’ll never forget. Read our story

Everything of the best

Crisp, linen tablecloths, polished mahogany and romantic four-poster beds. Exceptional, award-winning fine dining, inspired by the riches of the Burren – and some of the most magnificent ocean views Ireland has to offer. A Ballinalacken is experience is about feeling special and treated to the finest things in life, together with a relaxed spirit of informality, and the personal service and thoughtfulness of the O’Callaghans as your hosts. Book your hotel accommodation at Ballinalacken today.

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What They Said

We were stunned by the beauty and location of this castle house. The view from our room was fabulous and overlooked the Aran Islands. The room was immaculate, the restaurants was warm and welcoming with food that was excellent. Do not hesitate to stay here. You will not be disappointed.

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