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Very enjoyable 1 night stay in the 19th Lodge. Got an upgrade on arrival which was great. Large spacious comfortable room with fantastic shower! Lovely breakfast too. Would def recommend. Lovely hosts … Very friendly. Will be back!

D Scanlan - Ireland

September, 2019

Great stay at the 19th Lodge in Ballybunion. Mary and James were wonderful hosts. They went above and beyond to make our stay unforgettable. Brought us a bottle of chilled water when we returned from dinner in Ballybunion. Also made to order breakfast the next morning was delicious. Only regret is that we only stayed one night. Wish we could have stayed longer. If ever in the area again we will definitely stay at the 19th lodge.

Linda M Adamski - United States

August 2019

One of the best B&B’s in which I have ever had the pleasure to stay. Extremely friendly and the accommodations and food was absolutely wonderful! Within walking distance to Ballybunion golf course.

Lloyd R Weaver - United States

June 2019

5 star accommodation, with 5 star owners. We booked at late notice but could have not been more warmly welcomed, as soon as we got through the door.

Steve Russell - United Kingdom

June 2019

The owners, Mary and James, are wonderful people and run their hotel with great family pride. Everything was perfect.

Jack Hammel - United States

May 2019

Magnificient place with very friendly owners. We were a family with 2 children and got an upgrade to a suite so that the parent’s room was next to the children’s. Mary took the time to tell us where to go for dinner even if she was very busy because the house was booked up. The breakfast was very rich and wonderful. We had a great time and would like to come back. Thank you very much and all the best to you, Mary and James Markus and Family

Markus Rohner - Switzerland

August 2018

Wonderful place to stay with the most delightful owners! My husband golfed and I walked the beaches!

Christi Gohl - United States

July 2018

we stayed with Mary and James in August 2017 and we had a wonderful time, very welcoming and the food was delicious and the whole visit was relaxed and professional. Our room was very clean and comfortable, we will definitely return in 2018.

Jane Ferguson - Australia

November 2017

This is not our first stay at 19th Lodge and I don’t know why I would ever consider staying anywhere else while in or around Ballybunion. Mary and James are the most cordial hosts we’ve ever encountered at any B & B. The accomodations are spacious and extremely comfortable. Across the street from the golf course, a short jaunt to town and a great breakfast, what more could you ask. We stayed in the Tom Watson Mini Suite overlooking the Cashen course. Mini is not how I would describe it. Huge and beautifully furnished. Awesome shower and bathroom. Stay at 19th or you’ll be missing part of what makes Ireland so great. Now Mary, what are you going to do with your “horse race” winnings!!! It’s the best

J R Rawitzer - United States

September 2017

Very nice place to stay, our room was excellent. Right across the street from Ballybunion golf course, A few minutes into town. Mary and James, who run the place, are the best. So nice, friendly and accommodating

Brandon Ashby - United States

September 2017

Very good service, people and location!

Alfred J Pierce Iiii - United States

September 2017

Delightful place run by absolutely delightful people

Matthew Maher - Australia

August 2017

This is one of the best B&B/guest lodges I have ever visited. Mary and Jim are wonderful hosts. The guest house is within walking distance of the famous Ballybunion golf club. We were there for a family reunion and had 6 in our party, Mary took extra care to see that our rooms were all together, we had a quiet wing of the lodge all to ourselves.

Dawn Burke - United States

July 2017

My wife and I enjoyed much the stay at Tom Watson Suite of the 19th Lodge. Best choice to play at the Ballybunion old. We likeed the calm but friendly ambience there. Pitty to leave after the short night stay. Mary, we will be back.

Kunihiko Nagakhara - Japan

July 2017

I was only at 19th Lodge for a brief stay late check in, early check out. The owners/operators are great, very accommodating. The location is right across the street from Ballybunion Golf Club. The room was nice, got a great night sleep.

Greg Eisele - United States

June 2017

The hospitality we received from Mary & James was a highlight of our Ireland visit! They are a shining example of Irish hospitality. Mary arranged reservations for us at excellent local restaurants every evening, and directed us to delightful nearby attractions. Of course, being close enough to walk to the clubhouse, and watch golfers play Ballybunion from our windows, made this the perfect golf destination.

Janet Ugalde - United States

June 2017

Very comfortable accommodations with very pleasant proprietors Mary & James. Mary was very kind and efficient at making dinner reservations, taxi service and making sure everyone was on schedule esp if they had tee times. Almost walkable to Ballybunion golf courses. Water pressure in the shower was amazing. Everyone was complimenting it esp after a day of golf.

Natalie Nuccitelli - United States

June 2017

We had a wonderful stay in this nice lodge. The rooms are very comfortable and cosy. James made a wonderful breakfast and we definitely coming back.

Adele Schaefer - Germany

October 2016

The 19th Lodge was the highlight of our trip to Ireland. Mary and James are wonderful hosts and made us feel so welcome and comfortable. We stayed in the Ian Woosnam suite and it was lovely and spacious with a great view of the Ballybunion Cashen course. Mary arranged transportation for us and made dinner reservations as well. Breakfast was wonderful, our daughter especially loved Mary’s Pancakes. We can’t wait to return for a second visit! Terry, Jeff & Danielle Brouillette, June 2016

Terry Brouillette - United States

July 2016

If you’re staying at Ballybunion – the 19th Lodge is the BEST! James and Mary made us feel absolutely at home. The accommodations are very comfortable – spacious rooms with spacious bathrooms. The breakfast was outstanding – must try their Irish Pancakes! We had an early tee time at Ballybunion – which was great because it was ~500m down the road. All around wonderful stay.

Gordon Walker - United States

July 2016

We arrived at this wonderful lodge right at the golf course late in the evening end of June 2015. The owners Mary and her husband welcomed us all with great smile and warmth. The rooms and setting are perfect of course. We had to leave very early in the morning at about dawn after two nights, and the owners prepared breakfast for us even if it was before their normal work hours. We would go back to this 19th lodge anytime.

John Shin - United States

January 2016

The 19th Lodge is a truly unique and special place built through the hard work of the Beasley Family of Kerry, Ireland. Our room St. Andrews was very nice, comfortable and clean. Our breakfast was very good – even my picky 4-year-old cleaned his plate! The price was great for the level of accommodation. Most important are the hosts, Mary and James, who do an outstanding job managing the place and ensuring their guests are happy. I would highly recommend this place for anyone visiting Kerry, especially those playing Ballybunion.

Julie Spurbeck - United States

October 2015

Our stay was a perfect10. Great accomodations. Food excellent.dont look any further!!! Our 4th time with Mary and James

Brian Mccarthy - United States

October 2015

This was our first visit to Ballybunion and to th 19th lodge.we stayed two nights in Mary and James’s guest house. We were looked after so well. The room was perfect and the breakfast also. The location is excellent for golfers and non golfers alike and we look forward to a return visit

Brian and Jean Hayden - Ireland

September 2015

outstanding accommodations, service, breakfast, location

Tom H - United States

September 2015

What a wonderful place! I am an international member at Ballybunion and would never stay anywhere else. The rooms are spacious and extremely comfortable. Mary and James take care of everything- every detail is taken care of. Breakfast is a real treat every day. Have stayed 3 times and it gets even better every time.. You will love staying here

Jeff W - United States

August 2015

Excellent accomodation. Owners very helpful and obliging. Excellent breakfast. Rooms are huge and great on suite. Great location

Richard Needham - Ireland

August 2015

We have returned to this cozy B & B three times. It’s our favorite one in Ireland. Mary and James Beasley embody the welcoming spirit of the Irish — they are warm, humorous, and will do whatever is needed to accommodate guests. They made all the arrangements for golf, caddies, and restaurants, and recommended sight-seeing in the area. The rooms at their B & B are spacious and airy, and the breakfast room is beautiful with views of the Cashen course and Ballybunion clubhouse. The best part of any stay is being with the delightful Beasleys.Their inn reflects their commitment to Irish hospitality.

Larry & Pj Minton - United States

August 2015

The 19th Lodge is wonderful place to stay. The rooms were specious and quiet, the location is ideal, the hospitality is unmatched, and the breakfast was delightful. I have stayed in Ballybunion four times, and the 19th Lodge is the only place I would stay. It is nothing short of a great accommodation, and one with which you would have been glad to have booked. If you’re staying in Ballybunion, don’t waste time searching elsewhere, you’ll love the 19th Lodge

Joe Schlaffer - United States

July 2015

Lovely, will very much return

Martin Saxon - United Kingdom

June 2015

Outstanding!! James and Mary were awesome. Thanks for the great stay!!

Mathew Bevilacqua - United States

June 2015

I must say – driving up to the hotel I was a bit nervous. The outside seemed a “normal” hotel. Step inside finds anything but. James can’t do enough to please – “let me help you with your luggage”. “What time is your golf, I will get you something prior to your tee time.” Etc etc. He is devoted and enthusiastic. Breakfast was tasty with salmon, eggs and much much more. Newly renovated rooms with down pillows & jacuzzi tubs, the old school ambience has been preserved. A perfect 5

Peggy and Larry Okuneff - United States

June 2015

Wonderful accommodating hosts. We hope to return

Roy and Lori Rifkin - United States

June 2015

This was just a perfect place to stay and-play golf.

Bejarano Julio - United States

May 2015

19th Lodge is like visiting family. Mary and James are the nicest people you will ever meet and they run a first class establishment. The rooms are clean, comfortable, and spacious. Breakfast is always good. They just upgraded wi-fi and it now works great, so the only thing that I found less than perfect in the past is no longer an issue. I have stayed with Mary and James on three occasions now, one trip per year, and after the first one, staying at 19th Lodge has been one thing that I built my vacation around

Patrick Morgan - United States

May 2015

I could not recommend the 19th Lodge more. Mary and James Beasley were extremely accommodating and hospitipal. The rooms were spacious and clean and James even had the hot blanket turned on in our beds in anticipation of our arrival. We will definitely be returning

Patricia Murphy - Ireland

April 2015

very friendly hosts, clean and modern. Excellent wifi reception. Tom Watson room was great.

Tony - Australia

November 2014

Words are hardly adequate. This place is fantastic. Suites are spacious and well laid out. The bathrooms are magnificent – the shower was the best I have ever experienced. Breakfast was delicious. Above all, Mary and James are the most warm-hearted hosts you could hope for. They have years of taking great care of their guests, and it shows. This place deserves six stars. Room Tip: Woosnam suite is terrific.

William Wood - Canada

October 2014

Two words – absolutely fabulous! From the warm hospitality of our hosts to the spacious, comfortable accommodations to recommendations and reservations! for dinner out, our stay was top notch. We won’t be looking any further than the 19th Lodge Guesthouse for our next trip to Ballybunion!

Brad B. - Canada

October 2014

Excellant B&B would recommend this highly. Rooms were quiet and well appointed. Food was great, and hosts were very accommodating.

Bob Newcomer - United States

September 2014

James and Mary are wonderful hosts who provide a really good service to all of their guests.The B & B is ideally located for both golfers and visitors to the Kerry area. They are wonderful people who provide a great Irish welcome.

Peter Dukelow - Ireland

August 2014

James and Mary at the 19th Lodge were very hospitable. The rooms were large and impeccably clean well in line with a 5-star B&B. You’re made to feel right at home. Kudos to both James and Mary!

Martin Simonsen Sr - United States

July 2014

Everything at the 19th Lodge was perfect! Mary and James are wonderful hosts and we enjoyed our stay very much.

Kristin Wiley - United States

June 2014

A group of eight golfers, we stayed 2 nights in May with Mary and James @The 19th Lodge. It was great in every respect. As excellent as the accommodations were they were outshone by the tremendous care the Beasley’s take of you. There is no better place for a golfer to find refuge in Ballybunion!

Richard Knox - United States

June 2014

Spent a lovely night at the 19th. Lodge recently. Mary and James made me feel most welcome . Their guest rooms are most comfortable ,the shower most refreshing . The Irish Breakfast is excellent. Will be recommending to friends visiting Ireland

Esther Murphy - Canada

May 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights during the Listowel races. The guest house was very relaxing and comfortable. The bedrooms were big and spotlessly clean. Mary and James were very welcoming and friendly and could not do enough for us The view from the breakfast room overlooks the golf course, nice view first thing in the morning. Having checked other places around, it is definitely the best place to stay in Ballybunion. We will definitely be back again. Liz

Liz Forde - Ireland

September 2013

Great location, great night and wonderful people. Stayed one night at the 19th lodge and everything was better than we hoped, Mary had all of our rooms set up, accommodations were first rate, and knowing we were behind schedule had made reservations for us at the best restaurant in town. She took great care of us when we returned just a little late and feeling no pain – but, for the record, we did all make the 7 am tee time. Highly recommend the 19th Lodge to anyone going to Ballybunion, we will definitely be staying here again.

Kevin C - United States

September 2013

When we arrived at the 19th lodge we were given the warmest welcome imaginable. Mary and James are the nicest people around and really made us feel at home. The rooms were spotless and very comfortable. Mary and James made sure that our every needs were taken care of. My brother and two of my friends took a trip golfing all around the southwest coast of Ireland for about a week and all I can say is that this was by FAR the best accommodation we stayed at. When in Ballybunion look no further than the 19th lodge!

Cyril Moody - United States

September 2013

WE just visited the 19th Lodge for the 2nd time. We will continue to go back for several reasons. Mary and James are just the most helpful and perfect hosts! After our rugged round of golf at Ballybunion, we enjoy heading back to our immaculate room to rest. The Lodge is a 4 minute walk to the golf course. We start off the day with a delicious Irish breakfast in a beautiful dining room. My husband always gets the full irish breakfast while i prefer Mary’s pancakes! In the evening we enjoy sitting in the living area and sharing stories with both Mary and James. We have been to Ballybunion several times and this is our favorite place to stay!

Karen Soper - United States

September 2013

Although we only stayed 1 night, the 19th Lodge was a great stay. Very comfortable rooms, good food and very helpful and hospitable hosts.

John Thompson - United States

August 2013

Outstanding……Mary and James made us feel welcome and very comfortable. We highly recommend the 19th Lodge and look forward to returning again.

Ed Francese - United States

August 2013

Great place to stay, friendly staff, generous rooms and next to the famous Ballybunion Golf Course and an excellent breakfast!!

Hamish Pryor - Ireland

August 2013

This Lodge is simply only great! All very nice and helpful. Highly recommend. The rooms are spacious and comfortably furnished, the cleanliness goes completely okay. We would like to say a big thank you to Mary and James.

Tomasz Skoczen - Ireland

July 2013

Brilliant, if you are playing golf in the area this is the place to stay

Ian - Australia

June 2013

This is a wonderful lodge. We had a lovely room, great breakfast, excellent service and enjoyed chatting with Mary and Tom. It was outstanding. We hope to return.

Susan Rolak - United States

September 2012

The majestic Ballybunion links at your doorstep