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Cavan, Ireland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed there on the 18th of March 2017 for one night in a family room (There are 4 of us). Lots of space, In the room was a super king size bed and 2 singles. Room was clean and nice. We used the swimming pool and was lovely, the changing rooms were nice and clean also. ** The only advise...

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am very happy to read that you had a most enjoyable stay with us recently and that you will be revisiting us again. I would like to thank you for your suggestion with regard a larger TV and I will be looking into this. I would like to thank you for taking the time to post your...

Mullingar, Ireland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed here two nights over the St Patricks weekend, having spent an enjoyable weekend there a few years ago and not left a review we would like to give our honest opinion of the hotel based on our experience, as you drive into the hotel there is ample parking even when the hotel is full,you enter...

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am delighted to read that you feel that the Great National Hotel is a "Lovely Relaxing Hotel" and that you will be revisiting us on your next stay in Ballina. I would like to thank you for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor. Kind regards, Andrew Keane

Lisnaskea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just back from a lovely 2 night stay at the great national hotel, Ballina. This hotel is one of the cleanest, warmest and friendliest hotels that I have ever stayed in. The rooms are a great size with the biggest beds I have yet to find in any other Irish hotel. The hotel itself is warm and comfortable and the...

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am delighted to read that you had a "Lovely relaxing stay at the Great National" and that you have highlighted the friendly team and Karl our Night Manager. I would like to thank you for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Great National Hotel...

County Kildare, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

For €70 per night B&B mid-week in March I would expect a bigger room rather than attic space. I would also expect clean mugs in the bedroom rather than the coffee-stained one shown. No water or face cloths (I know these are not a requirement but they are the norm in quality 4 star establishments). Despite not being busy the...

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear CillDaraMay, I am very disappointed to read that you did not fully enjoy your recent stay with us recently. I will be communicating your concerns to my team so this will not resolved for your next visit to us. We do hope that you revisit the hotel in the near future and give us an opportunity to show that...

Athlone, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is the second time I stayed, my Wife and I stayed there for 3 days, originally it was supposed to be a week. I made allowances for the first time I stayed. The room was nice and clean, also warm. Overall the staff were friendly, the food was ok. I had dinner there the first night but went into...

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear Liamcappuccino, I would like to thank you for revisiting the Hotel and for your nice comments and constructive feedback. I will be very open to know what your excite concerns is in terms of our food offering and look forward to hearing from you. My email is andrew.keane@hotelballina.ie. We are in the process of updating our food offering and...

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I and a friend booked two single rooms. Staff are very friendly. Overall the rooms are comfortable but the bin in one room had an empty wine bottle in it. The bathroom in the other had some stains between the floor tiles which should have been cleaned. When drawn to the attention of management they were immediately apologetic and would...

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I would like to thank you for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor and for speaking to me while you were checking out of the Hotel on Sunday Morning. I have spoken to my housekeeping manager to address your concerns and we are very sorry this happened as Ann and her team have a very...

County Donegal, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from a lovely 2 night stay in the great national. Stayed as a couple. Beautiful reception area. Room was very spacious, clean and had everything we needed. Huge bed, which my boyfriend (mattress connessieur), deemed just right. Very acceptable bar food on the friday night and a lovely breakfast with a good variety and efficient service. Used the...

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am very happy to read that you had a "Wonderful weekend Stay" with us recently. I would like to thank you for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Great National Hotel Ballina in the near future. Kind regards Andrew Keane

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed with a football team for the weekend. Very welcoming and friendly . The hotel was clean and the rooms were spacious. great facilities with pool and gym. brilliant food and service for both dinner and breakfast.

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear Orla, I am delighted to read that you and your team have a good weekend with us and I hope you a good result in today's final. We really appreciate you taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor and we look forward to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards, Andrew Keane

Derry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently stayed 2 nights at Great National Hotel Ballina and everything was just perfect. Huge car park. Room big and nice and warm with comfortable bed. Bathroom spotless with plenty of hot water. Buffet breakfast very tasty with excellent service. Staff at reception excellent and a font of knowledge of the area. I did not use the leisure centre but...

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am very happy to read that you enjoyed your recent stay with us at the Great National Hotel Ballina and thank you for given us five out of five. The team will be delighted with your comments. I would like to thank you for taken the time to post your review on TripAdvisor and we look forward...

Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here recently, beautiful lobby, freiendly receptionst, the room is perfect, its quiet big and great for a good nights sleep. Some hotels rooms are exteremely hot, even with the heating turned off, thankfully this hotel is not too bad. The only bad thing I'd have to say about this hotel is the price of food for what I got....

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am very happy to read that you found the hotel be have "very comfortable rooms" and that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Great National Hotel Ballina. I will be reviewing your menu options concerns with my Chef today and on your next visit we will be delighted to welcome you for dinner. I would...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about Great National Hotel Ballina

Address: N 59 Dublin Road, Ballina, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Ballina
Price Range: $70 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Great National Hotel Ballina 4*
Number of rooms: 87
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Also Known As:
Ramada Ballina
Ballina Ramada
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Ballina
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