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Ballard House

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Ballard House

3 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Breakfast available
  • Room service
  • Babysitting

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Sheets and towels washed at 140°F

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRingfort Lios-na-gCon12 min walk
  • Popular LocationMichael Collins Centre4 min drive
  • Popular LocationLisselan Estate5 min drive
  • AirportCork (ORK)40 min drive

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About this area


Located in Clonakilty, Ballard House is in a rural area. Ringfort Lios-na-gCon and Michael Collins Centre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Michael Collins House and Temblebryan Stone Circle. West Cork Model Railway Village and West Cork Surf School are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with sailing and surfing/boogie boarding nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails. Guests appreciate the country house's quiet location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Ringfort Lios-na-gCon - 12 min walk
  • Michael Collins Centre - 4 min drive
  • Temblebryan Stone Circle - 5 min drive
  • Lisselan Estate - 5 min drive
  • West Cork Model Railway Village - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Cork Airport (ORK) - 40 min drive


  • The Fig & Olive Cafe — 4 min drive
  • The Copper Pot Restaurant & Bar — 4 min drive
  • Arís — 4 min drive
  • Harts Coffee Shop — 4 min drive
  • De Barra — 4 min drive

About this property

Ballard House

3-star country house in Clonakilty with free parking
This smoke-free country house features a meeting room, tour/ticket assistance, and free self parking. WiFi in public areas is free. All 3 rooms provide free WiFi, room service, and TVs. Other amenities available to guests include hair dryers, showers, and ironing boards.
Ballard House offers 3 accommodations with hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers. Cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily: EUR 6-10 per person
  • Room service available

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Guest services

  • Tour/ticket assistance

Business services

  • Meeting room


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


  • Hair dryer
  • Shower


  • TV


  • Iron/ironing board

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Check-in from 3 PM - 6 PM


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property for check-in information


Pets allowed
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 10.0 per night
Cribs (infant beds) are available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between EUR 6 and EUR 10 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 70 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 10.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

National rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This lodging property is rated 3 stars.

Property is also known as

Ballard Clonakilty
Ballard House Clonakilty
Ballard House Clonakilty
Ballard House Country House
Ballard House Country House Clonakilty

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Rating 5 - Excellent. 27 out of 34 reviews
5 - Excellent 79%
Rating 4 - Good. 4 out of 34 reviews
4 - Good 12%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 34 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 34 reviews
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Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 34 reviews
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Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great property, clean and spacious room, friendly host, great breakfast
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Ballard house near Clonakility was truly outstanding. The view from our room was amazing the place is spotlessly clean and tidy, the hostess is so friendly and kind and accommodating and the Ballard house grounds are beautiful. We so enjoyed our stay at Ballard House and would definitely recommend.
Stayed 6 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Definitely recommend !
Anne was lovely, very helpful, and Seamus was a treat to visit with as well. Room was very comfortable and attractive.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019