Ballymascanlon House Hotel

Off R173, 3 km (2 miles) north of Dundalk, Dundalk, Co. Louth, Ireland

Just north of Dundalk, this Victorian mansion with a slightly severe but elegant modern addition sits on 130 acres on the scenic Cooley Peninsula. The place has a reputation for comfort and good cuisine. Reproduction period pieces fill the extra-large guest rooms, which overlook either the spacious gardens or the old stable yard. The restaurant serves a set menu of Irish and French cuisine; it specializes in lobster and other fresh seafood in season. Vegetarian plates are also available. The golf course and leisure club have a great reputation.

PROS

  • guest rooms big enough to get lost in
  • discount golf for guests
  • good weekend deals

CONS

  • a little pricey for the area
  • in-room facilities sparse
  • sometimes crowded with wedding parties

Location

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
Casual
Countryside
Local Flavor

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 042-935–8200

HOTEL DETAILS

90 rooms
Rate Includes: Breakfast

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