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    Ballyfin Demesne

    Ballyfin, Ballyfin Co Laois, Ireland
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 13 November 2016

    Everything about this hotel is first class. Included with the beautiful and comfortable room are breakfast and dinner, as well as pre-dinner drinks. Food is delicious, drinks plentiful. They went as far as to present me with my own dairy-free menu each night. Lovely house....More

    1  Thank MrsMcCool
    Response from Ballyfin, Deputy General Manager at Ballyfin DemesneResponded 20 November 2016

    Dear MrsMcCool, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay with us. We are delighted you enjoyed the experience and had the opportunity to enjoy the carriage ride around the demesne. We were only too happy to provide a...More

    Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

    My husband and I made a return visit to this hotel after our wonderful experience around the same time last year. Once again the weather was kind to us and we were able to enjoy the beautiful autumn colours of the estate's woodland. We were...More

    2  Thank Helene G
    Response from Ballyfin, Deputy General Manager at Ballyfin DemesneResponded 20 November 2016

    Dear Helene G, Many thanks for taking the time to write a detailed review on your return visit to Ballyfin. Autumn colours look amazing on the demesne and with the fires lighting in the house it is always a lovely time to visit. Delighted you...More

    Reviewed 5 November 2016

    I treated my husband to an overnight visit, it is not somewhere you'd be visiting very often as it is very expensive. We had seen the restoration documentary on TV so I decided to take him for his 70th birthday. What a place, I just...More

    2  Thank penelope105
    Reviewed 1 November 2016

    We returned for our third visit to the best hotel in the world. Calling Ballyfin a hotel is strickly correct but we feel it is more like being asked back to a grand home, a stately home. It is rare to see at most top...More

    2  Thank Clive J
    Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

    Having watched the restoration of Ballyfin Demesne on Vimeo I decided to go there for a treat. Following my booking I learned that I was now going to the No 1 Hotel in the World and it was on my doorstep (well in Ireland) no...More

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    About
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    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
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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
    • Room amenities
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 666 - USD 1,425 (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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    Richard G
    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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    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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