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    Ballyfin Demesne

    Ballyfin, Ireland
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    • Excellent97%
    • Very good1%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “downton abbey” (24 reviews)
    “golf cart” (13 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Room Service
    Fitness centre
    Wheelchair Access
    Meeting Rooms
    Dry Cleaning
    Butler Service
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    If you want to tune out of the world, to get to a peaceful place where there is unobtrusive excellence in service and dining refinement: book a few nights' stay here. The price is at the higher level - the all-inclusive package covers all but...More

    Thank ernestBT48
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We have now visited Ballyfin twice and I would rate this as one of the best, if not the best, hotels we have stayed in. The house itself is beautiful and staying here feels like stepping back in time. This experience is made better due...More

    Thank bfhk
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    we stayed here as a gift from our children for our 50th anniversary it was stunning, every room was more beautifull then the last, they would take your breath away, the food was something very special it was like art on a plate at every...More

    Thank Angela S
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed here for two nights on our honeymoon. It is the best hotel we have ever visited and we feel very lucky to have had the experience. The things that made Ballyfin Demesne so memorable were the friendly and generous staff who went out...More

    Thank Jules T
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Anyone would rave about Ballyfin no matter where it was. It just happens to be in the center of the island. The amazing manor house has been totally renovated, but kept the original beauty from its early 1800's reconstruction. There are many areas to sit...More

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    • 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
    • Price range
    • USD 394 - USD 1,084 (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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    • Ireland >
    • Province of Leinster >
    • County Laois >
    • Ballyfin
    • Also Known As
    • Ballyfin Demesne Hotel County Laois
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    Traveller (275)
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    Dining (29)
    Pool & Beach (8)
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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
    Room Tips
    "all the room have great views"
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    "The "Little Library room" if you are a book lover. You might never leave!"
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    "Lady Kildare"
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    "We stayed in the Lady Caroline Coote room overlooking the lake. I recommend it."
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