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Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa Hotel

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Inishowen, Ballyliffin, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Horseshoe Valley, Canada
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel was a decent place to stay in a beautiful countryside. The front desk staff did not impress but the lady in charge of the rooms was so kind and helpful. The rooms were quite hot but she brought us a fan and went out of her way to set up an extra bed for our daughter. The pub was... More 

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Magherafelt, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had such a good experience the first visit we went back and got a great deal on a three for two bed and breakfast. When I booked the room by telephone I told them we celebrating our wedding anniversary and asked for a good room. What a surprise on arrival to find we had been given the Executive Suite.... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Waited an age for a barrel of Guinness to be changed. The staff member who served me, didn't tell me they were off to the cellar to change it & didn't apologise for the extremely lengthy delay on their return. Too many people on stools at the bar made it difficult to get served in the first instance & it... More 

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ballymena
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am spending the night in the Ballyliffin lodge and spa. I used the spa this afternoon and what can I say, it was excellent. From customer service, to spa treatments it was a wonderful experience. If your planning a trip here book in for treatments, you won't be disappointed.

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belfast
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ballyliffen is a firm favourite of ours. This was the first time we had stayed in the busy summer month of August. There was also a wedding which we hadn't been informed about when booking. The noise went on a long time but to be very honest I can sleep through most noises!! The staff are lovely and all... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch In Jack's bar at this 4 star hotel in memory of my deceased father Jack. The fish and chips were greasy, and the chips the worst in Ireland, all small bits, not one full size chip in the bowl. When I mentioned this to the waitress, she apologized but did nothing further. I expected much more... More 

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BLCustomerCare, Manager at Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear pmryan We are shocked and extremely disappointed that you did not have a positive experience in Jacks Bar, this is certainly not the standard that we would normally provide at our AA Rosette winning Bar & Restaurant. Your comments have indeed been listened to and passed on. We hope that you will return so that we can ensure that... More 

Cavan, Ireland
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having recently retired I was given a weekend break in the Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa by one of my friends. What a gift! The hotel facilities were superb, staff efficient and friendly. I made a mix up with my booking, but Roisin at the desk solved all. Many thanks. The food was top class, better than many so called 5Star... More 

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BLCustomerCare, Manager at Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Seamas Clarke, Thank you for leaving your kind comments. We do indeed aim to provide a high standard of quality and service. We pride ourselves in ensuring our guests leave with a positive lasting memory of our food, service and leisure facilities in the Ballyliffin Lodge and we hope to welcome you back in the near future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my husband recently had our wedding here.. And i can safely say everything was absoutley perfect which was all down to ricardo... He literally could not have done enough for us from the night before until the day after.. Hes a true credit to ballyliffin lodge. As regards the food it was exceptional and in ambundance as guests... More 

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BLCustomerCare, Manager at Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gemma, The wedding team are delighted to hear that your experience of your wedding day lived up to your dreams, we pride ourselves in our product, facilities and customer service and always try to exceed our guests expectations. Your kind comments have been passed on to all concerned and they appreciate your recognition of their high standards. Congratulations on... More 

Ballymena
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49 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

well once again we spent a very pleasant weekend at the Ballyliffin Lodge Hotel. As always we got a wonderful welcome from all at the Ballyliffin Lodge. It really is a home from home for us as we are made so welcome by all of the staff. The rooms are first class and the staff are unbelievable, so nice an... More 

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BLCustomerCare, Manager at Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Margaret R Thank you for such a comprehensive review of the services & the facilities that we provide at the Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa, the team in all of the departments are keen to ensure that all of our guests have a relaxing break at our award winning 4 star coastal hotel. Your kind comments have been passed on... More 

Newry, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently had our wedding at the lodge on 11 July 2015 and we cannot express how fantastic it was. The staff were superb at the bar, reception and wedding team!! Particularly Ricardo and his guys. They were so tentative to all our guests which made the day run without a glitch. All of the small touches meant so much... More 

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BLCustomerCare, Manager at Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hannah & Neil McArdle Congratulations once again on your recent wedding. We are delighted that the Ballyliffin Lodge has met your expectations on such a momentous day and we thank you for your recommendation. We pride ourselves on our quality of food & service and attention to detail. Your comments have been passed on and all of the team... More 

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