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Ballymaloe House Hotel

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Ramelton, Ireland
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely room in the courtyard. Very quiet and comfortable. We arrived for breakfast just after a bus tour group and staff were a bit hassled, so service was not what it should have been. But at €120 per head (€240 for the two of us), we would have expected better.

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Fort Mitchell, KY
Reviewed 11 July 2015

We first encountered the skills of Darina Allen when she was a visiting chef at Chez Panisse in Berkeley CA. We lunched on what my wife still calls the best salmon ever and what I still call the best little clams I'm ever likely to have. So a night at her home venue was a must-do as we covered Ireland...

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you . such a shame your stay was so brief but delighted you found time to enjoy exploring our gardens and the sculpture in The Barley Field . Hazel

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 9 July 2015

My wife and I stayed at the Ballymaloe House for one night while celebrating our 30th Anniversary. We were more than pleased. This is an old school, elegant establishment and it was my wife's favorite stay during our 2 weeks in Ireland. Amazing food, both dinner and the breakfast. Elegant room - we stayed in the family suite 1. Wonderful...

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you , and congratulations we are so glad you enjoyed your anniversary.hazel

Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed 1 night in the Gray Room, a large corner bedroom. It was beautiful. The weather was sunny, blue skies w/ puffy white clouds, gorgeous view of fields+gardens.Everyone was "Lovely" and it was "Grand".We are very into Food+Wine so this was heaven.Toured Wine cellar w/ Sommelier .Wonderful experience!

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you we are delighted you enjoyed your stay in The Grey Room - one of our most popular rooms Hazel

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 July 2015

it is interesting to read CM's review of their great experience of a birthday at Ballymaloe. Sadly we did not receive similar treatment. I brought my sister to Ballymaloe for 2 nights to celebrate her 70th birthday. When making the reservation I requested a small cake with candle as dessert for dinner on her birthday, I received a very warm...

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the feed back - I regret my first reply never arrived apologising for our mistake . Unfortunately we all make mistakes - in your case it was one after another and we are really upset that your very special visit was ruined . We hope you can accept my offer already sent by email and return to...

Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

Our family of five visited Ballymaloe for lunch to celebrate a birthday and wedding anniversary. From the moment we entered the house everything was wonderful. Staff were so pleasant and welcoming and in particular the wonderful lady who served us our meal. All courses ordered were magnificent, we were offered second helpings and those of us who accepted received very...

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you , we are so glad you enjoyed your lunch and the birthday plate , as you will note from next message ,we made a mistake and neglected to serve a cake for a special birthday that had been specially requested Hazel

Greenwich, CT
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Returning to Ballymaloe House was like seeing a favorite old friend after a long time apart. The property is so comfortable and cozy that as soon as you arrive you immediately relax. Previously we had stayed in the annex but on this occasion were placed in the "Blue" room in the main house. The rooms are all pleasant, nicely decorated...

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you - our porridge made from Macroom Oatmeal is very popular , we like your your picture or our porridge with lots of our cream from the farm and brown sugar! Hazel

Berkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Country house comfort, spotlessly clean and the modern trappings of tea making facilities and TV were NOT missed. We stayed in the Grey room with lovely views over the garden and swimming pool. Tea/coffee with wonderful selection of home made cake and shortbread is brought to any of the cosy downstairs sitting rooms, or outside if weather permits, instantly. There...

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for such kind comments - next time JR or Anne we would be glad to give you an early morning lesson on how to make soda bread. Hazel

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

We visit Ballymaloe House each year for dinner and have never been disappointed. Great service, choice of food and an ambient atmosphere unsurpassed. Friday night hors d'oeuvres are from a buffet and you can refill at leisure The wine list is legendary like the food.

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for including us on your annual visit to this area - we love this time of year and seeing lots of our visitors returning to East Cork for their holiday. Hazel

Ireland
Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

Had dinner here with a group of friends, from start to finish thought it was excellent. Buffet starter (shellfish, terrines, salads & Bread) - too many to describe but all really good and a great way to start a meal. Soup course next - good. main Course selection was limited but adequate. Roast beef was very good - generous portions...

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you - we are delighted you enjoyed your meal - we serve the Buffet Starter every Friday . Hazel

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • 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: $343 - $423 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Ballymaloe House Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 29
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“We liked hearing the birds in early morning at the back of the main house.”
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“Blue Room quiet and comfortable.”
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“We went for a courtyard room, rather than a room in the main hotel. It was wonderfully spacious.”
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“The Yellow Room on the lower level offers good access to parking and a direct view over the garden”
Ross-Siobhan, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A very special place”
mw8055, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
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