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Olney, Maryland
1 review
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is the third time we have stayed at The 19th Golf Lodge. Mary and James are always fantastic hosts. They make us feel like old friends! Great location right across the street from Ballybunion Golf Course. Our accommodations have always been clean and comfortable. They always are very friendly and provide a great Irish breakfast. Looking forward to our... More 

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Ballaghaderreen, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 21 October 2016

a very pleasant experience-genuine warm welcome, brilliant freshly cooked breakfast, clean comfortable room & bathroom-wet gear dried-you wont find better or meet nicer genuine owners. managed and run by husband & wife who see it as an extension of their home.

Thank basilclancy
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Just back at base and reflecting on a great golfing weekend in ballybunion Golf was brilliant got my hat trick of wins bragging rights secured forever Golfing experience was matched by James and Mary's performance as the perfect hosts. Nothing was too much for them Room was excellent particularly quiet as I requested,breakfast was all that it could be Attention... More 

Thank Jim O
1 review
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Mary and Jim do a great job making you feel welcome. The facility has lots of room and comfort. We have stayed here the last 3 trips and enjoy it every time. The breakfast is always great and the selection includes everything you could want. It is a short walk to Ballybunion Golf Club and you have great views of... More 

Thank David G
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Perfect location, lovely rooms, wonderful hosts and delicious breakfast - we definately recommend it to touring golfers. Nothing was too much trouble for our hosts Mary and James. They even organised restaurants in towns we were visiting later on our trip.

Thank GinaandPeter
Newcastle, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Was greeted by James and Mary two of the loveliest people in Ireland wanted to do everything for us was spoiled rotten and the room all I can say is WOW so clean roomy and filled with beautiful furniture the whole house has amazing furnishings the next morning we came down for breakfast and is was to die for full... More 

Thank muloes
1 review
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed at the 19th lodge in September, and we had a great time! We played golf on the nearby course. The accommodations were beautiful and Mary and James couldn't have been nicer! Breakfast was splendid and the room was very cozy with its own bathroom and parking on site! Would highly recommend! Thank you for a... More 

Thank Michelle M
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Stayed with Mary and James on a golf trip to Ballybunion and it was perfect. Couldn't ask for a more hospitable couple who would try to cater to any reasonable request no matter how short notice. Within walking distance to the Old Course, so perfect for any golf trip to Ballybunion. Mary is a joy to talk with, she truly... More 

Thank davidjkelley
1 review
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Excellent Rooms, Food and very friendly welcome for our group of 20 Golfers from Ballaghadereen, Co.Roscommon. This was our third year in a row with James and Mary and please God we will be back again next year, Also very good value all round. We will be back. Sean Tully

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Roscommon, Ireland
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

The 19th is as good as it gets for golfing groups. Perfect Location. Spacious Rooms, Great Power Showers, Excellent Breakfast, Drying Room & Unbeatable hosts in Mary & James. What more vould you want?

Thank Eoin B

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 19th Lodge is a Golfers’ Paradise. This Luxurious 4 Star boutique-style guest house enjoys an enviable location directly opposite Ballybunion Links and is home to one of the great names in golf, Mr. Tom Watson, when in town. Guaranteed tee times at Ballybunion for residents. Jacuzzi tubs and power-assisted showers to a dedicated computer for guests' needs with wireless access throughout. Residents' lounge + wine bar + golf. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The 19th Lodge

Address: The 19th Lodge The 19th Lodge Golf Links Rd, Ballybunion, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Ballybunion
Price Range: ₹ 8,420 - ₹ 10,816 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“bigger suites are upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles GinaandPeter, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the Watson or Woosnam rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles 496eoinb, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any room overlooking the Cashen Course.”
 of 5 bubbles Louis60763, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Just ask for the best room in the house!”
 of 5 bubbles ConciergeGolfIreland, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are great.”
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