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Great National Hotel Ballina

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just back from a few days in Ballina Great National Hotel - get in the car, put the kids in the boot and head off - there is a full gym, pool, sauna, spa...........aerobic classes , kids camp, the lot out of town a wee bt ( ignore the 30 minute stroll to town cos its more like 40 at...

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

Dear Martina B, I would like to thank you for taking the time to put your very kind review on TripAdvisor. The Team and I are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to the great national in the very near future. Kind regards, Andrew Keane

Ballina, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a joy and an amazing experience to have had our wedding reception so close to our home in the Great National Hotel Ballina on the 17th of March 2017. Our wedding day begun many months before with the planning and organizing of the event reception. We visited a few hotels in the area, and by far The Great...

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

Dear Kevin & Tracey, We are delighted to read your feedback on your wedding day with us on St.Patrick's Day and that you found the team to be professional, supportive and willing to go the extra mile with the planning of your special day and that every thing went to plan on the day itself. I would like to thank...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great time in the Great National Hotel Ballina! The rooms are very nice and clean and the atmosphere was very welcoming. There's an amazing pool and gym area and also the breakfast is very good. Try the homemade soda bread, it's delicious! I can highly recommend this hotel and will definitely go there again.

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

Dear Lisanne V, I am delighted to read that you had a great time in the Great National Hotel Ballina and that you have highlighted that we have a "beautiful hotel with excellent service". Our pastry chef Brian would be very happy to read your comments on his homemade soda bread. I would like to thank you for taking the...

Warwick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here on business and was impressed by the hotel itself and I will start by saying that I would certainly stay here again and will recommend it to my colleagues who also travel to the area for business. However a few things can be done differently. I found that the lighting in the corridor wasn't great as it...

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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. We will be discussing your concerns at our weekly meeting to see how to enhance our offering. We do a weekly fire bell test every Tuesday Morning at 11am and we communicate this by having a notice on display in our lobby....

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a weekend trip to the west of Ireland with some friends and was blown away by the quality of the hotel and staff. There is a 25m pool that is perfect for getting a good swim in, we went each morning before breakfast and it was nice, and thankfully not busy considering it was a weekend morning. The gym...

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

Dear Paulo T, I am very happy to read that you found our Hotel to be a "Beautiful Hotel in a beautiful part of the country", and that you enjoyed your weekend stay with us. We hope to welcome you back to the Great National Hotel Ballina in the very near future. Kind regards, Andrew Keane

County Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a great location with the most friendly staff I have ever had the pleasure of meeting - and I stay regularly in hotels across the country, The breakfast in the morning was quiet good and I will stay there in the future.

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

Dear Guest, The team and I are delighted to read that you have found us to be "the most friendly staff you have ever had the pleasure of meeting" and we are very proud to receive this praise. I would like to thank you for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor and we hope to welcome you...

Sligo, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a last minute break here on a weekend in February. It's a lovely hotel with good facilities. We were there with the kids and there were a lot of families. Rooms are very nice, we had a family room , double signel and fold out bed and there was plenty of room. Bar is nice and there was...

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

Dear Mark, I am very happy to read that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. We are in the process of updating the pool area so on your next visit you will see some changes and I am looking into how your card was deactivated before 12 noon. I would like to thank you for taking the time to...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had 35 booked into hotel, excellent meal, (4 course) very friendly staff , everyone had positive things to say about the hotel;suggestions that we make it an annual event. Weather was good , which helped the experience as for many of them it was their first visit to north Mayo I am local and frequent the hotel , but this...

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

Dear Sean, I am delighted to read that you and your thirty-five guests had an "excellent meal" for a retirement meal. I am also very happy to read that you are a regular customer and that you always enjoy your visit to the Great National Hotel Ballina. I would like to thank you for taking the time to post your...

Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been going to this hotel for the best part of 10 years, sometimes 3-4 times a year, and at one point monthly. I was always made every welcome. Sadly, my need to visit the area has come to an end i am unable to tell when I shall next visit. The staff are friendly and helpful and create...

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

Dear Guest, My Team and I are delighted to read your nice review but sad to hear that your business travel arrangements means that you will not be visiting the area in the near future. I would like to thank you for taking the time to write your review and for choosing the Great National Hotel as your preferred Hotel...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a 40th wedding anniversary. Hotel was very clean and comfortable. Staff were very welcoming, friendly and helpful. Meal in the restaurant was very nice and breakfast next morning was a great cure for the night before! Would definitely recommend Great National Hotel Ballina.

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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 and your family had a very enjoyable stay with us recently at the Great National Hotel Ballina. I would like to thank you for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards Andrew Keane

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: $81 - $181 (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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