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    Ballyfin Demesne

    Ballyfin, Ireland
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    Traveller (268)
    Room & Suite (36)
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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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    1 - 5 of 286 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    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

    Thank Mike741776 .
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My wife said it best - "There are two things wrong with Ballyfin" To which I thought - Really? You can't be serious! She continued "Leaving and no other property can ever live up to it." Ballyfin is, by some margin, the nicest place we...More

    2  Thank andy c
    Response from Ballyfin, Deputy General Manager at Ballyfin DemesneResponded 1 week ago

    Dear andy c, Many thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at Ballyfin. It was so lovely to read that Ballyfin is the nicest place you have ever stayed in. We are delighted you enjoyed the experience including the pony...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Ballyfin is a truly extraordinary EXPERIENCE, not just a hotel. The attention to detail on so many levels is impressive. The rooms are beautiful (comfortable beds!) and the grounds are stunning. The food absolutely blew us away. The chef is very talented. We have special...More

    2  Thank laurenluna2017
    Response from Ballyfin, Deputy General Manager at Ballyfin DemesneResponded 1 week ago

    Dear laurenluna2017, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay at Ballyfin. We are delighted you experienced all Ballyfin has to offer and that you enjoyed a day of activities. Thank you for your kind mention of the team....More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I felt in love with Ireland generally, with the way to be of Irish peoples and with Ballyfin. The demesne is breathtaking, beauty everywhere, outside as inside... The care for the guest is great and the service outstanding and lovely. The dinners we had were...More

    1  Thank melone v
    Response from Ballyfin, Deputy General Manager at Ballyfin DemesneResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear melone v, Many thanks for your review on your recent stay at Ballyfin. It was a pleasure to welcome you and delighted you enjoyed the experience, service, dining and the opportunity to relax and enjoy the total seclusion and privacy. We very much look...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    What an oasis of calm arriving during Storm Ophelia. Power lines down but the Hotel had its own generator so no disruption to normal service. I must point out that normal service is exceptional service at the Ballyfin. It would be unfair to single out...More

    1  Thank V141LVstuartm
    Response from Ballyfin, Deputy General Manager at Ballyfin DemesneResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear V141LVstuartm, Thank you for your review on your recent stay at Ballyfin. It was a pleasure to welcome you and thankfully "Ophelia" did not cause too much disruption during your stay with us. We very much look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you...More

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    About
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    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
    • USD 684 - USD 1,109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 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 (268)
    Room & Suite (36)
    Dining (29)
    Pool & Beach (8)
    Hotel & Grounds (230)
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    Richard G
    1 February 2017|
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    Response from Hammond C | Reviewed this property |
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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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    "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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    "Because you are on a huge estate there are NO bad rooms at Ballyfin"
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