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Ballina, Ireland
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I myself live in Ballina, but my family came visiting and they decided to stay here for their duration, now I spent a lot of time at the hotel with them and it is a fabulous place with absolutely amazing food for a reasonable price!! One complaint I do have is that the staff are so under pressure, the hotel...

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We had an excellent experience. PJ and his team looked after us very well. We will be delighted to use this hotel for all our functions. Raphaelle at the front office is very efficient and Denise spares no effort in helping to organise all our events.

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Dublin
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've stayed twice this year so far and booked in again for this weekend - Why! I have two young kids 3 and 5 - We stay in quite a few hotels and they just want to go back here all the time. No.1 is the staff and the small things they do. It is a team effort and the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazingly helpful when phone booking, in fact - by a clear mile the most helpful sales person I've ever dealt with! Superb room family room, a very high standard. And the food was absolutely stunning!

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear Bren W, We are very happy to read that you found our hotel to be "Absolutely Superb" and that you gave high praise to our team and our food offering. I would like to thank you for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Great National Hotel...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are just back from a wonderful 2day stay in the Great National Hotel in Balina, co Mayo. We were really impressed. We were welcomed by a lovely receptionist who made us feel important straight away. This was followed by the next 2receptionists on their shift . The restaurant and bar staff were very helpful. We had a spa treatment...

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear Kathleen & Donal, We are delighted to read that you had a most enjoyable stay with us recently and that you will be returning to us in the near future. I would like to thank you for highlighting Edel in the Spa for special praise and she would be very pleased to read that you both enjoyed your treatments....

lucan co dublin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to many hotels along my travels but none can compare to the service provided by the staff at the great national. The moment we arrived everyone was so nice one of the best cocktails I've ever had by a gentleman called jay-jay behind the bar. A beautiful breakfast and such kind service by a lovely woman called...

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear Alex, We are extremely pleased to read that you were very happy with our stay and specially our team members, Roisin, JJ and Peter. Our team work hard to ensure that all our guests are offered the warm west of Ireland hospitality and the team members mentioned would be delighted to read that they have been signed out for...

belfast
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from three wonderful days in Ballina ,well i never thought that we could better any off our breaks in the last couple off years,this bettered them all from start to finish it was memorable.The room was spacious and delightfully presented and the bed was awesome and very comfortable and it was serviced daily and anything you wanted it...

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are delighted to read that you have enjoyed your three days at the Great National Hotel Ballina and that you will be returning to us again. I would like to thank you for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor. We look forward to welcoming you back in the very near future. Kind regards Andrew...

Reviewed 1 week ago

just back from a few days in Ballina Great National Hotel - get in the car, put the kids in the boot and head off - there is a full gym, pool, sauna, spa...........aerobic classes , kids camp, the lot out of town a wee bt ( ignore the 30 minute stroll to town cos its more like 40 at...

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear Martina B, I would like to thank you for taking the time to put your very kind review on TripAdvisor. The Team and I are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to the great national in the very near future. Kind regards, Andrew Keane

Ballina, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a joy and an amazing experience to have had our wedding reception so close to our home in the Great National Hotel Ballina on the 17th of March 2017. Our wedding day begun many months before with the planning and organizing of the event reception. We visited a few hotels in the area, and by far The Great...

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear Kevin & Tracey, We are delighted to read your feedback on your wedding day with us on St.Patrick's Day and that you found the team to be professional, supportive and willing to go the extra mile with the planning of your special day and that every thing went to plan on the day itself. I would like to thank...

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great time in the Great National Hotel Ballina! The rooms are very nice and clean and the atmosphere was very welcoming. There's an amazing pool and gym area and also the breakfast is very good. Try the homemade soda bread, it's delicious! I can highly recommend this hotel and will definitely go there again.

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear Lisanne V, I am delighted to read that you had a great time in the Great National Hotel Ballina and that you have highlighted that we have a "beautiful hotel with excellent service". Our pastry chef Brian would be very happy to read your comments on his homemade soda bread. I would like to thank you for taking the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about Great National Hotel Ballina

Address: N 59 Dublin Road, Ballina, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Ballina
Price Range: $79 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Great National Hotel Ballina 4*
Number of rooms: 87
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Also Known As:
Ramada Ballina
Ballina Ramada
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Ballina
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