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Ballina, Co. Mayo
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14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved it! The food was delicious, have to say thee best Ceaser Salad Ive had, the croutons were perfect and i find many places do cant them right! The lamb was succulent and cooked just perfect! The staff were extremely helpful and friendly, we had a 6yr old and a boisterous 2yr old with us and they were very... More 

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1 Thank Jacqui S
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the Ice House and choosing our restaurant to celebrate your family meal. It is a delight to read such a wonderful review of your recent dining experience with us and I am very pleased to read your expectations were exceeded during your visit with us, all our team strive to make... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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70 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A gorgeous room with a fantastic view of the autumn foliage over the river Moy. It was breath-taking. The bathroom was gorgeous too with lovely Voya products there for guests. Breakfast was fantastic. The portions were just right and everything was wonderfully fresh and well cooked. We didn't get to use the spa but the outdoor hot tubs and cabin... More 

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1 Thank marywyse
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to submit your review on your recent stay with us here at the Ice House Hotel and choosing us as your hotel of choice while in Ballina. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed all aspects of your recent stay with us, please be assured that your comments will be passed... More 

London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my daughter have just returned from the Ice house hotel and it was simply wonderful . We stayed in a modern suite overlooking the beautiful river Moy with Beleek castle in the distance . The suite was massive it had the most wonderful comfortable beds . The food was excellent we had dinner on one evening in the... More 

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2 Thank eleanor c
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the Ice House and choosing us as your base while in Ballina. It was a delight to read your wonderful review of your recent experience in one of our riverside suites, and that your stay was so enjoyable and memorable, all feedback is greatly appreciated and helps us to strive to... More 

County Dublin, Ireland
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41 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this hotel for a nice romantic break at Christmas time. Thoroughly enjoyed the spa experience, food was great. Menu could have been more varied. Would definitely go back, very good value for money. The outdoor jacuzzi was amazing

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1 Thank amyhayward91
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of the Ice House and choosing us for your Christmas break. Its very encouraging to read such a wonderful review and I'm delighted to hear that your expectations were exceeded during your visit with us, we shall take your feedback on board regarding more menu variety. We look forward to welcoming you back... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch on Halloween bank holiday Monday. Fantastic views over the Moy inspired me to have the fish of the day, seared Tuna. It was delicious and a good size portion as well. Compliments to the chef.

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1 Thank Peter C
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the restaurant at the Ice House. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your lunch with us over the Halloween break and appreciated our stunning location along the banks of the river Moy. We look forward to looking after you again in the not too distant future. Kind Regards, Jason... More 

Kildare, Ireland
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely time here. The staff were so friendly and helpful. The room was fabulous, the spa was really lovely and the food was excellent. I have intollerances and the Chef catered for me so well, my breakfast and dinner were gorgeous. We will definitely be back.

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1 Thank Amanda H
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the Ice House and choosing us as your base while in Ballina. It was a delight to read such a positive review of your experience with us and that all aspects of your stay were enjoyed, it was our pleasure to facilitate your intolerance's, our team strive to make each guest... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely location out of town excellent staff lovely room spotlessly clean huge bed really comfortable used the hot tub outside was excellent you can book treatments if you wish it has a restaurant overlooking the river moy its beautiful you can eat in restaurant I'd advise booking it we eat in the bar was lovely but portion size small for... More 

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1 Thank john r
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the Ice House and choosing us as your hotel of choice while in Ballina. It's wonderful to read your fantastic review of your recent stay with us, I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed all our different offerings throughout the hotel and rate our product and standard of service so... More 

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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a lovely two nights there. So peaceful and the rooms were fantastic. Amazing views on the river, so quiet you forget that there are other guests about. Really enjoyed our stay. Would really recommend it, especially the outdoor hot tub.

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Thank Denise H
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the Ice House. Its very encouraging to read such a wonderful review and I'm delighted to hear that your expectations were exceeded on your recent two night visit with us and you enjoyed all aspects of your visit to the Ice House. We look forward to welcoming you back to Ballina... More 

Cork, Ireland
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We got a great deal on a last minute booking, fab suite overlooking the river, very comfortable. Dinner was part of the package but it was a little confusing had to get the waitress to clarify what was included in the package, as we forgot to check the details at reception. It was on the expensive side for our budget,... More 

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1 Thank EllenMonica
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the Ice House and choosing us as your base for your stay in Ballina. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your recent stay with us even tough it was a flying visit, your feedback is greatly appreciated and helps us to strive to provide the best level of service... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We had our wedding at the Ice House towards the end of September and it was a fantastic experience. Jason and the staff were very helpful right from the start and all the way through. A lot of my family & friends stayed on-site the night before and we had great fun both nights and days. The venue is perfect... More 

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2 Thank Ciaran O
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the Ice House and indeed for choosing to have your wedding with us. It was a delight to read such a wonderful review of your wedding day with us and it truly was a pleasure getting to know you both over the past year. Our team strive to make each guest... More 

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Accessible rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Contemporary chic meets old world elegance throughout the Ice House. Funky furnishings, eclectic styling and stunning architectural design combine to make you feel like you're in the heart of the city. One look at the unrivalled riverside views from all our rooms and you'll immediately know you're not. The distinct, interior fusion of traditional and new styles are woven in to an eclectic mix. Together they form the perfect accent to the amazing views that stretch across the River Moy to the woodlands beyond. With great service, fantastic food, fine wines, clever cocktails and a hotel spa guaranteed to sooth... ...Discover the best of both worlds at The Ice House and make it your escape to the extraordinary. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ice House Hotel

Address: The Quay, Ballina, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Ballina
Price Range: $146 - $363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Ice House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Ice Hotel Ballina
The Ice Hotel
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Ballina
#2 Romantic Hotel in Ballina
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“Bantra Suite - Amazing”
 of 5 bubbles hayleym320, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Suites over the River Moy have amazing views and a balcony with seating.”
 of 5 bubbles ddd2016, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the modern rooms with a view of the river.”
 of 5 bubbles marywyse, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the clam room lovely views I'd recommend Overlooking river moy the hotel was very quiet no noise at all”
 of 5 bubbles johnrD4716UI, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The spa rooms are modern with floor to celing glass and the old house has old world charm (Heritage rooms)”
 of 5 bubbles ckaand, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
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