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Ballygarry Estate Hotel & Spa

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Killarney Road Leebrook, Tralee V92 W279 Ireland
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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Updated 11/03/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 11/03/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 15 hotels in Tralee
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2022 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
Ballygarry Estate is owned and operated by the McGillicuddy family and have been an integral part of the Tralee community for over 60 years. It has established itself as a leading Irish hotel and is ranked in the to 1% of hotels worldwide on TripAdvisor. The hotel's warm interior offers plenty of corners to hide away with a good book to indulge in afternoon tea, and Restaurant 58 serves modern Irish cuisine using the best of local Kerry produce. The Brasserie at Ballygarry offers casual dining daily from 12.30. This Kerry Hotel provides visitors with the perfect base to explore Kerry and The Wild Atlantic Way with plenty of attractions and activities nearby. No visit to Ballygarry Estate in Tralee, is complete without a visit to Nádúr Spa which offers traditional Irish Seaweed Soaks as well as an outdoor hot tub, thermal garden & rejuvenating mud wraps.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Babysitting
Parking
Wifi
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Personal trainer
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Hiking
Patio
Books, DVDs, music for children
Highchairs available
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Body wrap
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
Salon
Steam room
Waxing services
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun terrace
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Bathrobes
Desk
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Green
Family
Languages Spoken
English, French, German, Lithuanian and 1 more
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Sully1966 wrote a review 12 Aug
19 contributions6 helpful votes
Just back from a glorious couple of days in Ballygarry Hotel. What a special place, with a really wonderful team of people. The younger teen staff are so well trained, and lovely to interact with. The weather being gorgeous meant the gardens were a joy to walk around. Everything about the experience was lovely, I look forward to returning.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Eireann M wrote a review 12 Aug
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Absolutely beautiful hotel, no faults! Great staff with a friendly atmosphere and special mention to the concierge who is an absolute gentleman. Highly recommend! Looking forward to a 2024 wedding with family!
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Ryan17 wrote a review 11 Aug
Dublin12 contributions8 helpful votes
Our first time at Ballygarry Estate and we thoroughly enjoyed it from start to finish. We spent two days touring Slea Head and Ballygarry was the perfect base. Pros: *Superb staff and attentive customer service. Particular shout out to Kay in the Bistro but all the staff were superb. *The grounds are magnificent. In particular the new Estate plan is brilliantly executed. We enjoyed walks and cycles through the trails, reading about their vision and plan and learning about all the wildlife that is now thriving in the meadows and wetlands. When the trail through the Ballyseedy Woods opens next year, it will be a magnificent addition to the hotel. *Ev chargers - other hotels take note! *A five star breakfast experience. *Very comfortable family room and beds. Cons *Very few! *The absence of a pool makes longer family visits difficult. We were fortunate with the weather and enjoyed lots of swims on the nearby fabulous beaches. *Food at the Bistro was okay - not amazing and restaurant 58 was closed both nights for private functions. Overall, Ballygarry is smashing it by making the very best of what they have and combining it with an innovative and inspiring ecologically driven Estate vision. Kudos to the management team, owners (3rd generation) and all the staff who have clearly bought into this vision. We are delighted to recommend and will visit again.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Michelle wrote a review 8 Aug
Cork, Ireland14 contributions1 helpful vote
It’s just gorgeous! The location is great and they have plenty of parking spaces available. The food was lovely and the service was incredible. We have dined here numerous times including when the restrictions lifted and they were very well organised and we felt very safe.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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TippGal wrote a review 8 Aug
Ireland1 contribution
Stayed here for a few nights recently. From start to finish the service was top quality. The hotel and surrounding grounds are absolutely stunning. Noel in concierge is a wealth of knowledge and information. Perfect location just outside Tralee town. We ate in the brasserie and both the food and service was just amazing, thanks to Donal and team, special mention to Dylan who looked after us on the terrace, what a lovely young gent always had a smile and he couldn't do enough for us. Thanks Ballygarry, WE WILL BE BACK!!
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Moira B wrote a review 8 Aug
Cork, Ireland18 contributions10 helpful votes
Had a wonderful experience at the Ballygarry Hotel. The staff were so welcoming and friendly. They were also very helpful with luggage etc. The food in the restaurant was melt in the mouth and again service here was excellent and friendly. The weather was hot and sunny and the grounds looked beautiful with all the flowers. We will be back next again for sure. My mother was in a wheelchair but we were able to come and go easily as there were no little steps anywhere that would have made things difficult for me. Would really recommend this hotel.
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Date of stay: August 2022
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G Moore wrote a review 7 Aug
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Just back from amazing stay at Ballygarry Estate from 2nd until 5th August. This place is simply fabulous all round! Rooms are luxurious, food is mouthwatering and staff are exceptional! I would commend anyone considering a break in County Kerry to base themselves here...you will NOT better it...get it booked!
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Serena wrote a review 4 Aug
Cork, Ireland9 contributions13 helpful votes
Beautiful hotel i feel like the only thing missing is a swimming pool would be lovely also we stayed in a suit which i thought should have a mini fridge so we could store our own drinks in and keep them cold, everything else was lovely we ate in the brasserie food was fab we used the bikes they had and the grounds are beautiful , pity it was missing the pool the grounds are definitely big enough for one
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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CharliLimerick wrote a review 4 Aug
Limerick, Ireland52 contributions16 helpful votes
Another amazing visit to Ballygarry where friendly hospitality awaits you. Brought my two kids away for a mini staycation, stayed in a wonderful family room with bunk beds, designed with comfort in mind, they loved it. Dined in the Brasserie on one night and it was delicious. Took the bikes out to Ballyseedy Woods which is close by, and also took a ramble around the wonderful woodland walk through the Estate. Overall a visit to Ballygarry is a must where everything is on your doorstep. This is a deluxe 4* hotel. Special thanks to Marie, Thys and Shauna and all of the wonderful staff that looked after us throughout our stay.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Brendan M wrote a review 3 Aug
Limerick, Ireland92 contributions65 helpful votes
Just returned from a marvellous experience in this hotel. First class accommodation, first class food and drink, very friendly, knowledgeable and professional staff in all departments. Such a delight to feel genuinely welcome and to relax in such excellent surroundings. Very nice public areas to sit and read, really good walking route in the estate grounds, fairly close to Tralee itself and an ideal launch pad to visit a range of brilliant beaches. Congratulations to management and staff and this is now our number one port of call when visiting this area.
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Date of stay: August 2022
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PRICE RANGE
US$159 - US$239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
ballygarry house hotel and spa, ballygarry house hotel tralee, ballygarry hotel tralee
LOCATION
IrelandProvince of MunsterCounty KerryTralee
NUMBER OF ROOMS
64
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ballygarry Estate Hotel & Spa
Which popular attractions are close to Ballygarry Estate Hotel & Spa?
Nearby attractions include Siamsa Tire National Folk Theatre (3.4 km), Kerry County Museum (3.2 km), and Blennerville Windmill (5.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Ballygarry Estate Hotel & Spa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Ballygarry Estate Hotel & Spa?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, blackout curtains, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Ballygarry Estate Hotel & Spa?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Ballygarry Estate Hotel & Spa?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ballygarry Estate Hotel & Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Quinlans Seafood Bar, The Pikeman Bar - The Grand Hotel, and IL Pomo Doro Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Ballygarry Estate Hotel & Spa?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre, a sauna, and locker rooms available in the fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Ballygarry Estate Hotel & Spa?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Ballygarry Estate Hotel & Spa offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Ballygarry Estate Hotel & Spa?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, Polish, and Lithuanian.
Are there any historical sites close to Ballygarry Estate Hotel & Spa?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Annagh Church (5.8 km), Chute Hall Ogham Stones (2.6 km), and Bin Ban Gallery (3.5 km).