Located in the town of Lisdoonvarna, Ballinsheen House offers free Wi-Fi and free private parking. On the edge of the Burren National Park, it is just 10 minutes’ drive from the Cliffs of Moher. The rooms include a flat-screen TV, radio alarm clock, bottled mineral water, and tea and coffee making facilities. The private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Surrounded by landscaped gardens, Ballinsheen House is located in North Clare. The area offers numerous outdoor pursuits, including scenic walks and horse riding. Guests can enjoy boat trips to the Aran Islands and the classic Lahinch Golf Club is just 20 minutes’ drive away. The house offers bicycle lock-up facilities.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free Private Parking Available On Site

Reliable Info
Guests say the description and photos for this property are very accurate.

Availability

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Accommodation Type
Number of guests
 
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.9
Facilities
9.8
Cleanliness
10.0
Comfort
9.9
Value for money
9.7
Location
9.7
Free Wifi
9.5
High score for Lisdoonvarna
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Patty
    United States of America United States of America
    We loved this property and the lovely hostess Mary. It was quiet clean and comfortable with modern amenities and roomy and comfortable chairs and bed. Beautiful gardens surround the property and it’s close to a nice market and restaurant/pub with...
  • Alan
    Canada Canada
    Mary took much appreciated extra steps to accommodate our needs. Can’t say enough about her.
  • Marlene
    Canada Canada
    Well equipped kitchen Location Mary’s hospitality

Hosted by Mary Gardiner

9.9
9.9
Host Review Score
Host Review Score
Mary Gardiner
Ballinsheen House & Gardens is a luxury award winning boutique style townhouse with self catering apartments nestled in lush landscaped gardens. Countryside peace and quiet yet only 5 minutes walk from the town centre. Proud members of Burren Ecotourism Network. Ballinsheen House & Gardens a townhouse with self catering apartments located in Lisdoonvarna. Architect designed and set in its own beautiful landscaped gardens with several patio/deck areas to sit and enjoy the lovely scenery with ample parking.
We are ideally situated to explore The Burren National Park, The Cliffs of Moher and only 10 minute drive from Doolin Pier for boat trips to the Aran Islands or a Cliffs of Moher cruise. Lahinch beach is a 20 minute drive from us for golfing, surfing or dip in the ocean. Ballinsheen House & Gardens is located in the pretty village of Lisdoonvarna with plenty of bars, shops and restaurants. We are situated in an elevated position giving charming views across the countryside and yet only 5 minutes walk into the town centre.
Language spoken: English

Area info

Amenities of Apartments at Ballinsheen House & Gardens
Great facilities! Review score, 9.8

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    Internet
    Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
    Kitchen
    • Dining table
    • Cleaning products
    • Toaster
    • Stovetop
    • Kitchenware
    • Electric kettle
    • Kitchen
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator
    Bedroom
    • Linens
    • Wardrobe or closet
    • Alarm clock
    Bathroom
    • Toilet paper
    • Towels
    • Bathtub or shower
    • Private Bathroom
    • Toilet
    • Free toiletries
    • Hairdryer
    • Shower
    Living Area
    • Dining area
    • Sofa
    • Sitting area
    Media & Technology
    • Flat-screen TV
    • Radio
    Room Amenities
    • Socket near the bed
    • Clothes rack
    • Hardwood or parquet floors
    • Ironing facilities
    • Iron
    Accessibility
    • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
    Outdoors
    • Outdoor fireplace
    • Picnic area
    • Outdoor furniture
    • Outdoor dining area
    • Sun deck
    • Terrace
    • Garden
    Spa
    • Beach umbrellas
    Food & Drink
    • Tea/Coffee maker
    Activities
    • Bike tours
      Additional charge
    • Walking tours
      Additional charge
    • Horseback riding
      Additional chargeOff-site
    • Cycling
      Off-site
    • Hiking
      Off-site
    • Canoeing
      Additional chargeOff-site
    • Windsurfing
      Additional chargeOff-site
    Outdoor & View
    • Garden view
    • View
    Transportation
    • Bicycle rental
      Additional charge
    Front Desk Services
    • Baggage storage
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    Miscellaneous
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    House rules
    Apartments at Ballinsheen House & Gardens takes special requests – add in the next step!

    Check-in
    From 16:00 to 19:00
    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in.
    You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
    Check-out
    From 09:00 to 10:30
    Cancellation/ prepayment
    Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children not allowed.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction
    The minimum age for check-in is 18
    Accepted payment methods
    VisaMastercardMaestroCash
    Smoking
    Smoking is not allowed.
    Parties
    Parties/events are not allowed
    Quiet hours
    Guests need be quiet between 21:00 and 09:00.
    Pets
    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    Please inform Apartments at Ballinsheen House & Gardens of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

    Quiet hours are between 21:00:00 and 09:00:00.

    FAQs about Apartments at Ballinsheen House & Gardens

    • You can choose from a number of accommodation options at Apartments at Ballinsheen House & Gardens (subject to availability) that can accommodate:

      • 2 guests
      • 4 guests

      For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

    • You can choose from a number of accommodation options at Apartments at Ballinsheen House & Gardens (subject to availability) that have:

      • 1 bedroom
      • 2 bedrooms

      For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

    • The prices at Apartments at Ballinsheen House & Gardens may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Guests staying at Apartments at Ballinsheen House & Gardens can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish
      • Vegetarian
      • Vegan
      • Gluten-free

    • Check-in at Apartments at Ballinsheen House & Gardens is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

    • Yes, Apartments at Ballinsheen House & Gardens is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Apartments at Ballinsheen House & Gardens offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Canoeing
      • Windsurfing
      • Walking tours
      • Bike tours
      • Horseback riding
      • Bicycle rental

    • Apartments at Ballinsheen House & Gardens is 1,950 feet from the center of Lisdoonvarna. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.