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Ballyfin Demesne

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Ballyfin Ireland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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This is a world class hotel that leaves many competitors in the dust. It's like a Disney world for adults, opulent in every detail. Refined, friendly service is offered as if you were a guest in their own home. The restaurant was impressive as well...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to Ballyfin for a birthday party. It was our first trip to Ireland. We LOVED Ballyfin. We could not think of anything they could have done to make it a better trip. The staff anticipated our every want. The dinners, the walks, the falconry,...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

With all the awards this hotel has received our expectations were very high but we were not disappointed. It was everything we expected and more. It's heart warning how this magnificent building has been so lovingly restored and is now enjoying a renaissance as a...More

1  Thank Roz H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning beautiful house. If you want to go to a fantastically restored house and have peace and quiet then this is for you. Great walks also. The rooms are all perfect. Furniture excellent. However the food is not perfection.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely evening at Ballyfin, the place is stunning, food delicious and the atmosphere and service so unaffected but fabulous in every way, really enjoyable. The eight course tasting menus was delicious and pace of service perfect!

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Set at the foot of the Slieve Bloom Mountains in the centre of Ireland, Ballyfin is a place of history and romance, of tranquility and great natural beauty. At Ballyfin formality is blended with ease and enjoyment. More The house has long been admired as the most lavish Regency mansion in Ireland, and after eight years of restoration, Ballyfin re-opened in May 2011 as a small 5 star country house hotel like no other. It offers the very best of Irish hospitality in the most beautiful surroundings imaginable. Enjoy the splendid interiors decorated with Irish Art and antiques from around the world. With only twenty rooms for the 614 acre estate, it is the perfect place for a break from the stresses of the modern world and provides discretion and privacy like few other destinations. Conceived on a generous scale for receiving guests, Ballyfin combines magnificence and intimacy in its State rooms. From the grandeur of the Saloon at the heart of the house, the eighty-foot library, the sun filled Conservatory which is reached through a secret door hidden in a bookshelf in the library. At Ballyfin, stone walls enclose 614 acres of parkland, a lake and ancient woods, delightful garden buildings, follies and grottoes. Whether you feel like swimming some laps, enjoying some water exercises or simply relaxing, our indoor pool, overlooking the courtyard garden, will be a beautiful space for invigoration and wellbeing. Come and enjoy life!! Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
20
Also Known As
Ballyfin Demesne Hotel County Laois
Location
Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Laois > Ballyfin
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
20
Also Known As
Ballyfin Demesne Hotel County Laois
Location
Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Laois > Ballyfin
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Traveller (360)
Room & Suite (58)
Dining (36)
Pool & Beach (10)
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Lou R
May 24, 2018|
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Response from Avalex | Reviewed this property |
Ballyfin is not accessible unless you have a dinner reservation or if you are staying. In other words you can't just drive in & enter as you would a regular hotel. You are buzzed in at the main gate. If you are having... More
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Alaskahoney
January 5, 2018|
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Response from j0hnhill1 | Reviewed this property |
Suppose it depends when you are going. The further ahead the better. It is amazing and worth the effort. We would skip Dublin on our next trip to spend more time there.
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Richard G
January 31, 2017|
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Room Tips
"The Lady Sarah Pole room has a lovely view of the water feature."
ManchesterPaula
5 days ago
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"They all appear to be exquisite!"
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2 weeks ago
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"The Little Library Suite was perfect.Large bright bathroom, lots of room to spread out in the room but..."
VintageLLB
Aug. 31, 2018
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"They are ALL good rooms!"
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Aug. 17, 2018
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