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Overview of Cappabhaile House

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Premium bedding, down duvets, Select Comfort beds
Premium bedding, down duvets, Select Comfort beds
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Cappabhaile House

3 out of 5

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Housekeeping
  • Babysitting

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationNewtown Castle11 min walk
    Popular LocationPoulnabrone Dolmen10 min drive
    Popular LocationAillwee Cave11 min drive
    AirportShannon (SNN)63 min drive

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Superior Triple Room

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Single Bed

Superior Double or Twin Room

  • 320 sq ft
  • Mountain view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Family Room

  • 416 sq ft
  • Mountain view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds

About this area


Located in Ballyvaughan, Cappabhaile House is in a rural area and near the bay. Doolin Pitch & Putt and Gort Golf Club are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Burren National Park and Galway Bay. Burren Perfumery and Mountain View Horse Riding Centre are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Newtown Castle - 11 min walk
  • Corcomcoe Abbey - 9 min drive
  • Poulnabrone Dolmen - 10 min drive
  • Aillwee Cave - 11 min drive
  • Caherconnell Stone Fort - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Ardrahan Station - 26 min drive
  • Shannon (SNN) - 60 min drive


  • Coffee Shop - 11 min walk
  • Larder Deli - 17 min walk
  • Monk's Pub - 18 min walk
  • The Tea Junction - 18 min walk
  • Greene's - 18 min walk

About this property

Cappabhaile House

Bayside Ballyvaughan bed & breakfast in Newtown with free breakfast
This smoke-free bed & breakfast features a snack bar/deli, an arcade/games room and tour/ticket assistance. Free cooked-to-order breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, a garden, a picnic area and a TV in a common area are on-site. All 10 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and Select Comfort beds. Guests can enjoy deep soaking bathtubs, and other standard amenities include separate sitting areas, premium bedding and TVs.
Cappabhaile House offers 10 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation has separate sitting areas. Select Comfort beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit with a deep soaking bath and complimentary toiletries. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


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

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast available daily 8:30 AM–10 AM

Things to do

  • Arcade/games room
  • Billiards/pool table

Family friendly

  • Arcade/games room
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French


  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Down duvet
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Premium bedding
  • Select comfort bed


  • Deep-soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels


  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Connecting rooms available
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Separate sitting area
  • Soundproofing

Similar properties

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.



Check-in from 2 PM - 9 PM
Late check-in subject to availability


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

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
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

National rating

This property does not have a Ireland Tourist Board rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Cappabhaile House
Cappabhaile House B&B
Cappabhaile House B&B Ballyvaughan
Cappabhaile House Ballyvaughan
Cappabhaile House Ballyvaughan, Ireland - The Burren
Cappabhaile House Ballyvaugha
Ireland - The Burren
Cappabhaile House Ballyvaughan
Cappabhaile House Bed & breakfast
Cappabhaile House Bed & breakfast Ballyvaughan

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Cappabhaile House and receive a full refund?
Yes, Cappabhaile House offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Cappabhaile House cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Cappabhaile House pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Cappabhaile House?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Cappabhaile House?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 9 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Cappabhaile House?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is Cappabhaile House located?
Located in Newtown, this bed & breakfast is within 2 miles (3 km) of Newtown Castle, Galway Bay and Aillwee Cave. Poulnabrone Dolmen and Caherconnell Stone Fort are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 172 out of 205 reviews
5 - Excellent 84%
Rating 4 - Good. 28 out of 205 reviews
4 - Good 14%
Rating 3 - Okay. 5 out of 205 reviews
3 - Okay 2%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 205 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 205 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Nice spacious clean room, quiet country setting. Very nice friendly staff and service. Excellent breakfast.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

4/5 Good

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Best B & B
Amazing stay and Conor was extremely knowledgeable about the area and pointed us to the perfect site for Cliffs of Moher. Lovely breakfast that was homemade delicious and more than anyone could ever eat. Highly recommend!!!
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

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