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Ballynahinch Castle

The majestic Ballynahinch Castle Hotel sits within 700 acres of woodlands, meandering rivers, and walking trails. Boasting an unrivaled location in Connemara, Co. Galway, the hotel is the perfect destination for a countryside retreat and beautifully fuses old world charm with contemporary facilities. The impressive Twelve Bens mountain range offers a beautiful backdrop to the hotel as it gazes over a winding salmon fishery. Upon entering Ballynahinch, it is impossible to deny the historical roots of the castle that span numerous generations and families. While the original structure has been transformed over the years, many of the traditional characteristics remain, creating a unique and luxurious hotel experience. When staying at Ballynahinch, a number of estate activities are available to choose from including cycling, clay shooting, and hiking. All of this and more have earned Ballynahinch #1 Best Hotel in Ireland by the readers of Condé Nast magazine.

Rooms & Amenities

Ballynahinch Castle Hotel boasts a luxurious collection of 48 guestrooms and suites with scenic views to match. Many of the Classic rooms are located within the original house, while the Superior rooms can be found in the newer wing overlooking the river below. Bedrooms are all individually decorated in the warm hues and classic furnishings of a country house. Your relaxation and comfort is of the utmost importance when staying at Ballynahinch, and the manor style décor perfectly complements the woodland setting.

All Guestrooms Feature:

  • Complimentary WiFi Internet Access
  • Crisp White Linens
  • Individually Controlled Heating
  • Flat-Screen TV
  • Direct Dial Telephone
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Evening Turndown Service
  • 24-Hour Room Service


The Owenmore Restaurant:

The Owenmore at Ballynahinch offers seamless elegance as it overlooks the lush terraces above the river. The restaurant’s subtle style is reflected in the dishes carefully created under Head Chef Gianluca Marongiu’s talented eye. The award-winning menu draws inspiration from the region and features traditional Irish fare using the highest quality of local ingredients. A visit to the Owenmore delights all of the senses with a collection of breathtaking artwork to perfectly balance the delectable foods and drink.

The Fisherman's Pub & Ranji Room:

When in search of a quiet yet friendly dining experience, look no further than the Fisherman’s Pub & Ranji Room at Ballynahinch. With a menu that celebrates the regional flavors and producers, this space is perfect for a more informal meal amongst guests and locals alike. A crackling fire will warm to you to the core after a brisk walk or day spent fishing while the dark wood paneling and ochre hues conjure a relaxing atmosphere. Delicious seasonal dishes are available, meaning that no two meals will be the same when eating at the Fisherman’s Pub.