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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
    Meeting Rooms
    Dry Cleaning
    Butler Service
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    31 - 35 of 287 reviews

    Reviewed 18 July 2017

    Honestly...24 hours in Ballyfin is like a week anywhere else. For a such a short visit we felt completely recharged in mind, body and soul upon leaving. From the moment you arrive to the moment you leave you feel part of the Ballyfin family, that...More

    4  Thank SineadDublin_Ireland
    Response from Ballyfin, Deputy General Manager at Ballyfin DemesneResponded 14 October 2017

    Dear SineadDublin_Ireland, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay at Ballyfin. It was a pleasure to welcome you both and delighted to read you enjoyed your stay and felt totally rejuvenated after 24 hours. Thank you for your very...More

    Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

    It is one of the most beautiful estates in the world!! Everything is comfortable, the territory is enormous and beautiful, the gardens are amazing and well-kept, the staff is nice, the rooms are atmospheric, the food is good, the different activities are proposed .. And...More

    Thank Serge B
    Response from Ballyfin, Deputy General Manager at Ballyfin DemesneResponded 15 July 2017

    Dear Serge B, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are delighted you enjoyed the experience of a stay at Ballyfin and that you had the opportunity to explore the demesne and take part in some of the...More

    Reviewed 12 July 2017

    I saw the story of the restoration of Ballyfin on Public Television. I was intrigued and treated myself to one night's stay on a recent visit to Ireland. So glad I did! Everything about my stay was 1st Class.They arranged for Tony to meet me...More

    2  Thank MNfemrail
    Response from Ballyfin, Deputy General Manager at Ballyfin DemesneResponded 15 July 2017

    Der MNfemrail, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review on your recent visit to Ballyfin. We are delighted you had the opportunity to stay with us on your visit to Ireland after seeing the televised documentary on the history of Ballyfin. It...More

    Reviewed 8 July 2017

    The most perfectly renovated property we've ever seen. No detail is left untouched or unthought of. The house, the grounds - all exquisite. First time I ever felt compelled to buy the coffee table book about the hotel. We stayed in connecting rooms in the...More

    Thank cbarney2003
    Response from Ballyfin, Deputy General Manager at Ballyfin DemesneResponded 15 July 2017

    Dear cbarney2003, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay at Ballyfin. We are delighted to read how you enjoyed your stay including the house tour, exploring the grounds in a golf cart and climbing to the the top...More

    Reviewed 5 July 2017

    This was voted the best hotel in the world by Conde Nast. It's more than a hotel, it's like staying in someone's private home, with the most divine decor I have ever seen and staff that unobtrusively appear for your every need. Anyone who stays...More

    Thank shirleys556
    Response from Ballyfin, Deputy General Manager at Ballyfin DemesneResponded 15 July 2017

    Dear shirley556, Many thanks for your review on your recent stay at Ballyfin. We are delighted you enjoyed the experience and felt like you were staying in a private home which was magical. It was a pleasure to welcome you and we very much look...More

    Pembroke Kilkenny
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    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
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Room amenities
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Indoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$684 - US$1,118 (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 (271)
    Room & Suite (36)
    Dining (29)
    Pool & Beach (8)
    Hotel & Grounds (233)
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    Richard G
    1 February 2017|
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    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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    "The "Little Library room" if you are a book lover. You might never leave!"
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    "We stayed in the Lady Caroline Coote room overlooking the lake. I recommend it."
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    "Because you are on a huge estate there are NO bad rooms at Ballyfin"
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