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There is no fire like your own fire.
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The children's play area
The adventure area for the older children
Plenty of space
The View
The View
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The Mountain Bike Park nearby
The Gate Lodge near the lodges. great walking area
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
County Limerick

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“Great for fun and relaxation!”
Reviewed 31 December 2016 for a stay in December 2016

Just back from a really fantastic few days in Ballyhoura Lodges...Got in some great Mountain Biking, and the kids had a wonderful time and are already looking forward to returning..It is my 4th time staying there and as always the lodges are clean comfortable and well kitted out ...Special thanks to Ita for being so helpful and giving us advice on places to visit...Would highly recommend staying here for Mountain Biking (trails are superb) or just relaxing and taking in the scenery!

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Management Response
31 Dec 2016
Hi John,Thank you for your great comments. Hopefully see ye again in 2017
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Karen A
1 review
“Mrs”
Reviewed 9 October 2016 for a stay in September 2016

Excellent we can thoroughly recommend The Ballhura Lodge Exceptionally clean Well catered for in all respects.Ita (lodge manager)was very accommodating and on hand for the slightest thing ie light bulbs &,faulty toaster.Thank you for a wonderful stay in beautiful countryside among friendly people it was Grand.☺

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Management Response
10 Oct 2016
Thank you for the review Karen. Spread the word and hopefully ye will return again.
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mutphy
Belfast, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
134 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Brilliant”
Reviewed 16 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

Stayed here for a week with my wife and what a truly lovely place to stay. Spotlessly clean with every facility you would have at home, we were told to bring some firewood logs for the fire but there are so many logs laying about the forest which is literally on your door step all you have to do is pick them up. Three bed rooms and two bath rooms and all the room inside that you could ever want. If you need a wifi hook up just dander up the hill to reception and you will be hooked up and ready to surf the web and if reception is closed you even have your own key to gain access. There is a lady on site called Ita who is a mind of imformation and always ready to help. If your driving this is really a central point as Cork city is 40 minutes away and Limerick is a similar time away also and Killarney just a little bit further down the road and if your in Killarney why not meander on down the road to Dingle and spend a lazy afternoon looking around this little gem of a town. If you wish to eat out as we did then Mitchelstown is 10 minutes away and there are a host of restaurants here, I would recommend the hunters rest if you want quantity along with quality. Just google Ballyhoura mountain lodges and you will get all the information you need to make a booking and remember the 3 bedrooms but there was just the two of us but think of the super value if there had been 6 of us, great value great location.

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Liked best: Every thing about it
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
16 Sep 2016
Thank you James for the brilliant review. Am delighted you enjoyed your stay in Ballyhoura Mountain Lodges. Ita
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cheryl b
Walsall West Midlands UK
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Peaceful and comfortable surroundings and lodges”
Reviewed 5 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Stayed here for 10 nights beginning of August, the lodges are easy to find but in the middle of nowhere. Approx 20 mins to nearest big town and about 10 mins to smaller villages. The village where the lodges are based has 1 pub but no shops. The lady who manages the lodges, Ina was very helpful and did us an enormous favour, thanks again! The lodges are very well equipped and are home from home. if you want rest in beautiful part of the world then this is for you. Ideally situated 2 1/2 hours from the coast in both directions.

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Liked best: peace and quiet
Liked least: although free internet only really worked in reception
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Large groups People with pets
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Management Response
14 Sep 2016
Hi Cheryl, Delighted you had a good stay here with us. You might think it is a quiet area when you first arrive but there is so much to do. Biking, horse riding, clay pigeon shooting, walking, activity areas and more. Also some areas that don't have a charge and that children enjoy. It is about an hour to the beach in Youghal, Co. Cork.Hope ye will be back again in the future. Ita
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MrsandMrs...
Worthing, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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“Great week with the familu”
Reviewed 1 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Thanks to Ita again for a fantastic stay. We have been coming to the forest homes for 10 years now and it just keeps getting better and better. Ballyhoura village homes is a peaceful home from home and we will keep on returning.

Many thanks for everything Ita! See you again soon X.

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Management Response
1 Sep 2016
Thanks for the review. It was great to have ye back again this year and as promised, we gave ye good weather and hopefully ye had a ball.
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