'Writers Lodge' is a conveniently located new home with warm holistic relaxing ambience. convenient to Ireland West Airport 25 mins drive. Train Station 10 min drive, Bus stop 5 mins walk. A few minutes walk from the traditional town of Balla. Writers Lodge offers our guest the comforts of home with access to relax in our enclosed rear peaceful garden. Your room contains a comfy king size bed perfect for a restful refreshing nights sleep, With with built in storage and Tea/Coffee facilities. Our relaxing Lounge overlooking the garden is yours to relax in and take time out to browse through our books , play music or just relax and chat around the cosy stove in the evening, We are on the doorstep of beautiful woodland and country walks. Artists writers and musicians are especially welcome. Continental breakfast is served from 7.30am If you prefer a full Irish breakfast , you can enjoy all this and more freshly cooked appetizing dishes at Liams Café a few minutes walk away.
A Cead Mile Failte awaits you at 'Writers Lodge' Balla. If you are on business in the area, a solo traveller or a couple YOU ARE MOST WELCOME TO SHARE our Comfortable contemporary New home., Relaxing bedroom with 5'comfy bed. Access to Tea /coffee facilities in kitchen. full bathroom available. Guest WC facilities also on ground floor. Continental Breakfast available 7.00am -10am Dining room with open plan Kitchen over looking large green area.
Garden is available for guests to read, write, birdwatch or just relax. Check available dates for winter availability. Breakfast - Tea / Coffee & Herbal Teas Fruit /Pastry. Transfers to bus rail and airport arranged. (2 PERSONS MAX)
Quiet neighbourhood, set back from main road, Forest walks nearby t. Traditional pubs (Mannion's Bar renowned for trad musicians, and Blue grass festival Aug & Oct bank holidays)
WHERE TO DINE:' LIAMS CAF'E just a short walk offers full menu from 9am -6 pm, and serves a delicious full Irish Breakfast. The Old Woods Bar serves food and provides live music at weekends.
Historical attractions within walking distance. Church, Round Tower, Holy well. Short drive to- Turllough Museum. Ballintobber Abbey, Mayo Abbey, Croagh Patrick , Westport. The Green way. ON THE DOORSTEP OF THE WILD ATLANTIC WAY! Historic Houses and much more... Bus stop few mins walk. Knock airport 20 mins drive. Rail station 10 mins drive.
Your host Catherine is a former hospitality professional on duty 24/7 to look after you. You will feel our home is yours too - when you walk in our front door. We offer a really warm welcome especially if you are a solo traveller. Writer Artists and Musicians especially welcome. If you would like to stay for more than one night, we can recommend local places to dine.
Garden, Dining-room for Continental breakfast and Tea /Coffee Parking.
My neighbourhood is a traditional Irish country town. Friendly locals and we take great pride in keeping our town looking great and litter free. Balla offers fantastic Irish themed pubs, good food and drink served. Live music at weekends and on Tuesday evenings in MANNIONS PUB. Two supermarkets, Doctors Surgery, Pharmacy, Credit Union, Post Office , Golf course. Rolling country walks and historical buildings.
Bus Service to Dublin and Galway 3 times daily. Regular bus service to Westport, Castlebar Knock Airport daily. Ireland West Airport only 20mins drive. Railway link in Claremorris 10 mins drive and Castlebar 7 mins drive . Bike hire available in Castlebar and Westport
Other things to note
Liams Café in town serves a delicious range of Breakfast from 9am. The Olde Woods Bar serves Food from 12.00. Enjoy the great outdoors, consider the New cycling greenway from Castlebar to Turllough country park. just 15 mis drive. the Western Greenway is 20 mins drive, bike hire available locally. Country Music/ dancing at the Mc William Park Hotel in Claremorris , 10 mins drive. Local taxi and bus hire is available in the town. If you are attending a wedding or function in Kiltimagh hotels either The Park or The Cill Aodain we are are only 10mins drive away.