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We recently returned from a wonderful trip to Ireland and our last stop was with Mark Helmore, the owner of Mt. Vernon. It is in a great location to visit the Burren, the countryside and its Irish charm or Galway. We had a super time...More
A month after our stay at Mount Vernon we are still enjoying the memory of our experience – 5 nights of real rest and relaxation.
Mark was an excellent host, very generous with his time and knowledge of the area, its history and its flora....More
This place on the Flaggy Shore near Ballyvaughn is a jewel. The proprietor, Mark, is a gracious host and a gourmet chef. The entire house is exquisitely decorated but not overly so. The five bedrooms (all ensuite) were spacious and extremely comfortable with three of...More
In one word -ripoff. A pervading smell of damp throughout the building, badly heated, and cavalier treatment of guests by the owners. Nice location, but would reccommend you try other accommodation in the area.
3 Thank gangaire
Response from Burrenbelle, Owner at Mount Vernon
We welcome reviews which are carefully thought out and honest expressions of
experience here at Mount Vernon. Unfortunately this is not one of them.
Day 1 On arrival house seemed to be deserted found the owner after ten minutes in the garden. Diner at 50 euros no choice worst meal and the most frugal breakfast we had in Ireland. I don't believe they are able to fry eggs! The...More
4 Thank wildersmouth
Response from Goldensmile, Owner at Mount Vernon
We are sorry to hear that this guest found Mount Vernon disappointing. It would seem from his comments that the experience he had anticipated was not the one he got and that maybe he thought he was staying in a hotel. Mount Vernon is not...More