Ballyliffin Lodge, Hotel & Spa

Donegal, Ireland

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The Ballyliffin Lodge Hotel & Spa overview

The Ballyliffin Lodge Hotel & Spa is Ireland’s most northerly 4-star hotel, located on the spectacular Inishowen Peninsular and only 1 mile from Ballyliffin Golf Club, which is regarded as the country’s finest 36-hole links golf complex.

Although a remote part of Ireland and therefore difficult to get to, we promise that the extra effort is worthwhile, and a stay at the Ballyliffin Lodge Hotel & Spa will reward you with great comfort, wonderful food and a luxurious spa.

Golf Courses

Ballyliffin Golf Club is arguably the finest 36-hole links complex in the whole of Ireland, with two championship standard courses.

On the other side of Lough Swilly is Portsalon and also Rosapenna Golf Resort, which also has two fantastic links courses onsite. Just over an hour’s drive across the border into Northern Ireland is Castlerock, then Portstewart and then Royal Portrush. There is no shortage of incredible links golf in this spectacular region.


All 40 guestrooms at Ballyliffin Lodge Hotel & Spa are elegantly and warmly furnished, equipped to a very high luxurious standard, and include all the amenities that you would expect at a 4-star property.

Restaurant & Bars

Jacks Bar & Restaurant is the heartbeat of The Lodge, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. A recipient of AA Rosette for Culinary Excellence ensures high quality and a memorable dining experience.

Spa & Leisure

The Rock Crystal Spa at the Ballyliffin Lodge Hotel is beautifully finished with muted lighting, candle-lit corridors and tranquil rooms, which make it perfect for de-stressing. It offers a wide range of treatments utilizing the best of organic plant extracts. Guests can also enjoy a beautiful indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, steam room and sauna.


This luxury 4-star hotel is located in the heart of Ballyliffin, which is a village on the Inishowen Peninsula in the very north of Ireland. International access is best through Belfast, which is less than 2 hours away. Alternatively, a connecting flight into Derry Airport will leave you a 45-minute drive to Ballyliffin.

On Site Activities

Besides golf and spa, there are plenty of activities to enjoy in this beautiful northernmost part of Ireland. The long stretches of golden sandy beaches are great for walks, surfing and horse riding, whilst the Inishowen Peninsula is surrounded by many ship-wrecks and therefore a fantastic dive spot.

For the history-buffs, a visit to Doagh Famine Village will give you a fascinating insight into the Penal Times and famine years in Ireland. This is also a great spot from which to observe one of the world’s great solar phenomenons – The Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis.

Golf courses near to Ballyliffin Lodge, Hotel & Spa

Glashedy Links
at Ballyliffin Golf Club

The Glashedy Links at Ballyliffin Golf Club is a Pat Ruddy masterpiece that ranks amongst the top 10 courses in Ireland. Very challenging and hosted the European Tour’s 2018 Irish Open.

Old Links
at Ballyliffin Golf Club

The Old Links at Ballyliffin is for links purists. As traditional as they come with rolling fairways that meander through the dunes. No tricks, just links golf at its best. Ranked top 20 in Ireland.

Old Tom Morris Links
at Rosapenna Hotel & Golf Links

An Old Tom Morris classic links that opened in 1893 and is one of two magnificent courses at the Rosapenna Hotel & Golf Resort. Located in the north of Ireland overlooking beautiful Sheephaven Bay.

Sandy Hills Course
at Rosapenna Hotel & Golf Links

A magnificent modern links course cut through gigantic dunes adjacent to Sheephaven Bay in the very north of Ireland. One of two courses at the Rosapenna Hotel & Golf Resort. Ranked top 50 in Ireland.

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This hotel caters to your every need and you’ll revel in the relaxed, elegant surroundings.