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    Ballyfin Demesne

    Ballyfin, Ballyfin Co Laois, Ireland
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    We have just completed the most wonderful 24 hour visit to Ballyfin Demesne. We had selected the full board package and it was a truly special experience from the moment we arrived. We received a great though not overpowering welcome and were given time to...More

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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Our second visit and one we have longed for since our first visit because, without a shred of doubt, this is the best hotel I have stayed in, it is probably the best in the world, and it has the very best staff. We were...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Where do i start? Yes this hotel is probably one of the most expensive hotels in Ireland. But after spending 3 nights there it is worth every single penny. I travelled to Ballyfin on my own for a spoil me treat after a particularly difficult...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We went for the 8 course tasting menu in Ballyfin and I just cannot say enough about it, couldn't fault a single thing about the whole evening. It was such a treat. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left it was just...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    April weather was cool, I must think of moving my birthday! Staff numbers are now large but all were charming from front steps reception to departure. Chef is doing a great job, but I preferred the a la carte to the tasting menu personaly. The...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Price range
    • USD 623 - USD 1,206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Richard G
    Is there golf nearby?
    1 February 2017|
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    Response from NickellFamilyTravel | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, the concierge can hook you up. i would email in advance, and get things arranged. There is a lot to do on the property. Have fun
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    glsebs
    Has anyone taken the train from Dublin to Portlaoise and then a taxi to Ballyfin Demesne?
    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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    CathleenKenyon
    Wouldn't it be lovely if the aviary were used to house birds that can no longer be free due to past injury. I rehabilitate wildlife here in the States and sometimes an owl or songbird has such a badly injured wing, etc. it can't fend for itself in the wild, but can live quite nicely in captivity. Seems a nice fit since Ballyfin pays such care to wildlife and has a particular interest in falconry.
    18 June 2015|
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