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Ballyfin Demesne

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I was invited to attend a birthday party at Ballyfin recently and to stay over for one night. Words could not possibly describe what amazingly special experience this was. The attention to detail in every aspect was superbly executed by every member of staff, who...More

Thank rachelofmanderley
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to Ballyfin to celebrate a family event. From start to finish it was amazing. We arrived at 5.30 and had a look around the house. Dinner was at 7. The service, surroundings, food, staff and the whole experience was 5 star. Well worth...More

Thank Siobhan K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you want to experience the life of a crowned head a couple of centuries ago, look no further. Ballyfin is one of those extremely rare, decadent, extraordinary places ! 615 acres walled in à différent time capsule. 90 personal members to attend to 40...More

Thank jeje68
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Ballyfin with another couple for an overnight stay and it was an amazing experience. It is such a beautiful estate and was a very special treat. The food and ambience was really good and it was very relaxing to lounge around in the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Ballyfin last year and fell in love so I returned this year. I was a little afraid that my memories would have over inflated over the year. But again it was perfection. From been greeted at the door by the lovely Claire to...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
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Amenities
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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
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Minibar
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Indoor pool
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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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glsebs
26 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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"Book Westmeath. In our view you don't need to book a suite"
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"All the rooms are beautiful!"
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"Rooms overlooking the lake get morning sun, but stout wooden shutters can be closed if you wish to sleep."
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"Suites facing the front are the most luxurious"
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