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    Ballyfin Demesne

    Ballyfin, Ireland
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    Overview
    • Excellent97%
    • Very good1%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “downton abbey” (24 reviews)
    “golf cart” (13 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Dry Cleaning
    Butler Service
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 293 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We arrived back in beautiful Ballyfin for the New Years celebrations. It was a fantastic two nights. Wine & cheese tasting in the cellar was a wonderful way to introduce guests to one another as the dinner that evening in the grand ballroom is at...More

    Thank Avalex
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    In review after review, the common words are wow, excellent, outstanding, extraordinary, once in a lifetime, etc. This property is such a rare gem. From the moment you drive through the gates onto the property, you know that you are in for something special. Everything...More

    Thank seyyes
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    A number of years ago I had the pleasure in staying in what was described as one of the best hotels in the world in Thailand. I stayed for a number of days, and it was perfect, but for some reason, that I couldn't put...More

    2  Thank Very_Last_Minute71
    Reviewed 5 December 2017

    If you want to tune out of the world, to get to a peaceful place where there is unobtrusive excellence in service and dining refinement: book a few nights' stay here. The price is at the higher level - the all-inclusive package covers all but...More

    8  Thank ernestBT48
    Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

    We have now visited Ballyfin twice and I would rate this as one of the best, if not the best, hotels we have stayed in. The house itself is beautiful and staying here feels like stepping back in time. This experience is made better due...More

    2  Thank bfhk
    About
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    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Indoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$768 - US$1,119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Location
    • Ireland >
    • Province of Leinster >
    • County Laois >
    • Ballyfin
    • Also Known As
    • Ballyfin Demesne Hotel County Laois
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    Traveller (282)
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    Dining (29)
    Pool & Beach (8)
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    Alaskahoney
    5 January 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
    31 January 2017|
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    Response from Hammond C | Reviewed this property |
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    glsebs
    25 December 2015|
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    Response from Sharon992 |
    Hi, I haven't done it myself but I am from the vicinity. The train from Dublin takes approx 1 hour. You can book your train seats in advance via Iarnoid Eireann. The taxi drive from Portlaoise station takes a maximum of... More
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    "all the room have great views"
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    "The "Little Library room" if you are a book lover. You might never leave!"
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    "Lady Kildare"
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    "We stayed in the Lady Caroline Coote room overlooking the lake. I recommend it."
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