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Ballyfin Demesne

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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

50th Anniversary weekend to this wonderful Ballyfin Demesne, what a great way to celebrate a particular special event in our lives.....from start to finish I could ramble on but I won't suffice to say it was the best hotel we have ever stayed in here...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed in late August 2018 and I'm just getting around to the review. The act of finding the hotel (even with the help of GPS of course) was a fun challenge, and the landscape architects have done their job in presenting...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 December 2018

If you want to treat yourself or a loved one(s) this is it. Everything about this property is special from the people who seamlessly and effortlessly make your experience so special. Each of the 20 rooms is different and the drawing rooms with huge open...More

Date of stay: December 2018
3  Thank kingdomDublin
Reviewed 13 December 2018

This hotel is simple amazing. I have stayed in many many hotels and I have never experience such an amazing team, location and hotel. It wraps you in a warmth of luxury from the moment you arrive.It is well worth visiting.

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Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

Out of this world hotel friendly staff fabulous food, From the minute we arrived we were made special,the guided tour of the house was superb where we learned about the history of the house and were shown the paintings etc .We had lunch and dinner...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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About
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
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' Choice2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2019 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' Choice2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2019 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 (370)
Room & Suite (58)
Dining (36)
Pool & Beach (10)
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lour3
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
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Room Tips
"There are only 20 rooms I would suggest they are all great!"
Fair-Foodie
1 week ago
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"We saw several and there are no bad ones! let staff know your preferences. Lake view or cascade view both..."
cantravnut
5 Nov 2018
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"Definitely have lunch in the conservatory. It will take you back in time. And don't miss the carriage..."
padic
18 Oct 2018
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"The Lady Sarah Pole room has a lovely view of the water feature."
ManchesterPaula
11 Oct 2018
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