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Ballymaloe House Hotel

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Toronto
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The hotel is first and foremost a foodie destination. The Allen family seems to be everywhere. The rooms are very comfortable and well kept. Gather in the lounge for pre-dinner drinks, and to review the dinner menu and make your choice. The dinner was outstanding and most memorable. The breakfast buffet is good with all sorts of eggs, etc on...

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fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to send in a review. You are correct that there are quite a few of us Allens who work alongside our wonderful staff!

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We arrived for lunch at Ballymaloe house last week and were fortunate to have a few minutes to walk the beautiful grounds. Lunch was gorgeous and delicious, and the entire staff at Ballymaloe House could not have been nicer. Because we were attending a class at Ballymaloe Cookery School after lunch, we had asked at reception if they could arrange...

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fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the superb review. I think I drove you to the Cookery School, so I am delighted that you enjoyed your afternoon there! We would love to see you back here for a bit longer next time.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 October 2016

By any measure, Ballymaloe House is outstanding. Our room was lovely and comfortable and every member of the staff was so nice and thoughtful. Dinner was just perfect - my next trip will definitely include some time at the cookery school as well!

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fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for the super review. We look forward to welcoming you back to stay and do a cookery course!

Ireland
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Myself and my husband spent a night here for our first anniversary and it was fabulous from start to finish. The superior room was spacious and had everything we needed. Dinner in the hotel was superb and the highlight was when Darina herself came and spoke to us during our meal. A gorgeous location with beautiful walks

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fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your anniversary in Ballymaloe and that Darina was there to chat to you. Hopefully you will come and visit us again soon! Thank you for your wonderful review.

Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We visited in August and were in the area on a late autumn break and decided to return on what was more like a summer's day. Unusually the cafe was very quiet late lunchtime. The menu is always short, but you struggle to choose as it always offers so many temptations. We decided to go for the celeriac soup with...

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fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of the Cafe, thank you so much for the super review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Cafe and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 12 October 2016

What an outstanding hotel! Everything was perfect, from the outstanding breakfasts to the delicious dinners in the evening. The downstairs reception rooms are really comfortable and the bedrooms are pretty and tank goodness do not have televisions and mini bars. The bathrooms are well stocked with sweet lavender soap and cleaned and sorted carefully. The staff have just the right...

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fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your wonderful review and especially thank you for making us all laugh here about our special Jumping Sheep! We are delighted that you felt so relaxed and looked after. It is also great that you enjoyed the walks through the woods. Robyn's hand made lavender Soaps are lovely and are available in some special outlets...

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2016

From the tray of tea on arriving to the high standard of service, food and comfort, we felt as if we were treated as welcome friends rather that customers. The room on the ground floor was comfortably furnished with a large firm but comfortable bed. Only minor quibble was electric point location as although numerous they were all at skirting...

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fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review of your stay at Ballymaloe House. I am so glad that you enjoyed being with us. Thank you also for the comment about the electric points. I will speak to our electricians. We look forward to seeing you again sometime.

Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

What a treat, as always could not fault 1 bit from welcome, warmth, service ,atmosphere & food, I was disappointed as no duck on the menu so opted for goose, & was not disappointed by it, what flavours, divine, usual divine cheese & trolley choice, left with a great feeling & look forward to next visit, well done Ballymaloe on...

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fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review for Ballymaloe. We are all very happy that you enjoyed your dinner with us. We are lucky to be able to get Nora Ahern's wonderful Geese, Ducks and Turkeys that she rears for us. If ever you are coming to visit you can always call us and request...

Billerica, Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We stayed at the Ballymoloe on our recent trip to Ireland and it was quite special. On our arrival, we were informed that there would be an art exhibit outside in the front of the house. We were staying in the Top Room which was recently redone. It was absolutely lovely. The view was beautiful, the room was quite large...

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fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us at Ballymaloe. The Top room is one of my favourite rooms too! It is nice to choose a particular table for dinner. I am also glad you enjoyed visiting the Shop and buying the Relish! We look forward to seeing you again sometime soon.

wales
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Lovely location, fantastic accommodation and great welcome! What else could you wish for? Walk around the grounds and evening meal, heaven. Thank you Darina for a lovely entertaining evening. Will look forward to returning soon.

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fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed being at Ballymaloe. Thank you so very much for the lovely review. We look forward to your return visit!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Ballymaloe House Hotel

Address: Shanagarry P25 Y070, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Shanagarry
Price Range: $337 - $415 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Ballymaloe House Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 29
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