The Experience

Ballynahinch Castle Hotel is one of the finest 4 star luxury castle hotels in Ireland. Set in a private 450 acre estate of woodland, rivers and walks in the heart of Connemara Co. Galway. This luxury, yet unpretentious Castle Hotel stands proudly overlooking its famous salmon fishery, with a backdrop of the beautiful 12 Bens Mountain range. Ballynahinch Castle Hotel is the perfect base for walking hotel breaks Connemara are one of the best hotels in Ireland.

Castle Rooms

Few castle hotels in Ireland offer hotel rooms with aspects to match Ballynahinch Castle in Connemara. The hotel accommodation comprises of 40 guest rooms, of which nearly half are classic rooms situated in the older part of the Connemara castle, and two riverside wings of superior rooms and luxury rooms and suites.

All the hotel rooms in the castle are finished to an exceptionally high standard and all superior and luxury rooms have stunning views across river and woodland as do the classic riverside rooms. Some of the classic rooms have views of the mountains.

Classic Room

The Classic Rooms are situated in the original house and are all decorated to a very high standard. Each room is individually furnished with differing sizes and aspects; these character full hotel rooms evoke a sense of a time gone by in a fine country house in the beautiful castle hotel in Connemara Co. Galway.

Classic Riverside

Enjoy all the charm and heritage of our classic rooms while also indulging in the view across the famous Ballynahinch Salmon river and woodlands.

Luxury Room

In a beautiful 12 room wing with glorious views across river, garden and woodlands these generous hotel rooms are finished to a superb standard. Walk through dressing rooms, separate bath and shower, comfortable and spacious seating areas and dedicated lounges conspire to keep you in your hotel room longer. Those on the ground floor have access to the riverside gardens through French doors.

Riverside Suite

Occupying the entire width of the luxury wing these three hotel suites continue to reflect the high standards of the luxury rooms at Ballynahinch Castle. They have panoramic views for the lounge overlooking the river and woodland while the cosy bedroom with queen-size bed has views to the walled garden and tennis court.

Dining & Pub

The kitchens of Ballynahinch Castle,under the careful stewardship of Head Chef Xin Sun, have been delighting both visitors and local diners for years. The Owenmore restaurant offers elegant yet unpretentious dining in a stunning location, using only the finest and freshest ingredients, Xin and his team 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.

The Fishermans 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. Enjoying the local and seasonal produce of our region; fresh fish, shellfish, wild mushrooms, woodcock, duck and more while soaking up the atmosphere.

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