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Ballyrafter Country House Hotel

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Reviewed 22 August 2016

We are just back after another excellent short stay at Ballyrafter House Hotel. We received a lovely warm welcome, comfortable rooms, great breakfast and hospitality. What more could you ask for. Thanks Joe, Noreen and staff, keep the beds warm we will be back!!

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, stunning setting. Warm and comfortable rooms. Lovely, kind service. Excellent value for money. Good sized room with a beautiful garden view. Kind and hospitable hosts who were friendly but didn't intrude. Coffee in the conservatory in the morning a must!

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Thank Jo S
The Road
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We really chose this place because it was a convenient driving distance for us on our first day after flying into Dublin. We were very glad that we did: friendly staff; excellent dinner; equally excellent breakfast; and a quiet, restful charm that made for a welcome break. Just wish we could have had an extra day here just to explore...

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Thank WandererOnTheRoad
Weybridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2016

What a fabulous hotel . Everything from start to finish was excellent all driven by the fantastic welcome from the owners and their total hands on attitude . Nothing was too much for them from late dinners to suit our itenerary to staying up as long as we still wanted a drink from the bar . The ultimate smiling 24/...

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Thank gary m
Weston, Vermont
Reviewed 18 May 2016

My husband and I had a perfect night in Lismore and our stay at the Ballyrafter! After a long day and over 4 hours driving from Galway and other stops it was the perfect place for us to be. We were greeted by the very friendly and warm Noreen who offered us a drink by the fire...immediately it took our...

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Thank patssong43
Ireland
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Ballyrafter is a different world. It ooze the charm of a time gone by. The grounds are stunning, the house is comfortable and inviting, and the staff are incredibly friendly and helpful. I look forward to going back again in the future.

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Thank GanDabht
Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
Reviewed 6 May 2016

My boyfriend and I were looking for a quiet, relaxing getaway for the May bank holiday weekend; somewhere to escape Dublin's hubbub. A friend recommended Lismore and we chose Ballyrafter Country House Hotel for its unique character and as it's set within its own grounds. As soon as we parked we were greeted by a family of rabbits running around...

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Thank Rockbriar06
Magherafelt, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Ballyrafter House is amazing. Apart from the great location and the lovely house, the hospitality we received from Joe and Noreen really made our holiday. They are lovely warm hearted people, Noreen couldn't have done enough to make our stay comfortable, and Joe cooks wonderful food. I am a fish lover and I had John Dory, Monkfish and Turbot on...

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Thank Valerie137
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2016

I stayed in Ballyrafter when I was 10 for six weeks (our house was being renovated) and have fond memories of my stay then. This visit proved them all to be true, wonderful gracious old house, each room with a log fire, marvellous atmosphere and genuinely hospitable people. Thank you so much for a wonderful stay. I will be back!

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1Thank Margaret O
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 21 December 2015

We stayed at the Ballyrafter House during the Lismore Music Festival. The weather was horrible, and the owners bent over backwards to make sure that we had everything we needed to stay warm and dry. They even drove us to the festival site and picked us up so that my elderly parents wouldn't have to walk in the rain. The...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ballyrafter House is perched on an elevated site opposite Lismore Castle and has a commanding view across the Blackwater River.The Property once part of Lismore Estate has retained the Charm of The 1830's whence it was Built. With modern creature comforts added over the years since first registered as a Hotel in 1966,Homely log Fires 12' ceilings and spacious rooms making it a unspoiled and uncompromised Country House Hotel.Ten Bedrooms, Residents Lounge, bright bay-windowed dining room, Conservatory and Bar Lounge to will away the worldly worries of the Busy Life in Peoples reality.'The Ballyrafter, so easy to enjoy, so hard to forget' ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ballyrafter Country House Hotel

Address: Ballyrafter, Lismore, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Waterford > Lismore
Price Range: $68 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Room 4 is great”
ScotTX66, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the Castle in Lismore for some stunning views”
Ger99, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms good, but twins better still”
Tim-m62902, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ask for a view of the castle , fab”
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“I loved our room with the view of the Castle! #4?”
patssong43, 17 May 2016 | Read review
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