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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
Room Service
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed 2 nights and had an amazing time. This is the only spot in our Ireland trip where we never left the grounds of the hotel. The building is amazing, definitely take the tour. The grounds are beautiful, take the carriage ride and get...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the extreme pleasure of being able to spend three nights at Ballyfin to start our grand tour of Ireland. It is definitely one of our favorite hotels in the world and we’d go back in a heartbeat. They manage something that most places...More

Thank LisaKnoxville
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Demense is truly lovely. If you like old luxury then this is your place. Our room was not modern but was lovely. No AC but large fan was good enough. We stayed 3 days and ate all our evening meals in the Dining Room....More

Thank Tetonhawk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A review that is long overdue since we visited this fantastic property last fall (October 2017) but wow, we can't say enough about how fantastic this property is - a must visit for sure. From the food, the wine, the beautiful rooms, the amazingly expansive...More

1  Thank VintageLLB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This truly is an absolutely amazing experience! My husband loves architecture, gardening, and antiques. So this is just dream come true for him. I don’t know how they made this grand and stunning place still feels like somebody’s home. But it does. I felt like...More

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Description
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
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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)
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
Hotel class
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
Hotel class
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 (65)
Dining (41)
Pool & Beach (12)
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Lou R
24 May 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
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
1 February 2017|
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"The Little Library Suite was perfect.Large bright bathroom, lots of room to spread out in the room but still..."
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"They are ALL good rooms!"
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"No need to splurge on a suite as there are so many beautiful common areas and the smaller rooms are wonderful."
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