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Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa Hotel

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Inishowen, Ballyliffin, Ireland
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Rating summary
  • 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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omagh
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Just home from 2 nights b&b with my mum and 3 kids. I can't get enough of the ballyliffin lodge, I just love it. Rooms so clean and spacious, staff unreal, they couldn't do enough for you. So so helpful. My kids enjoy every minute at the lodge, between the pool, playroom an park down at beach it's great. They... More 

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JoDoherty, Customer Care at Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your kind review on TripAdvisor, I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us again this year. When the kids have a good time so do the parents and we are fortunate to have the kids facilities and the beach nearby to keep them entertained. I will pass on your... More 

London
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We spent one night at the Ballyliffin Lodge and Spa, on a room only basis. The reception rooms downstairs are lovely, with beautiful views of the ocean, but the bedroom itself felt tired and a bit grubby. There was a strange odour in the bath, and the fittings in the bath and shower were loose with sediment building up behind... More 

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JoDoherty, Customer Care at Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for posting your review, I am sorry to learn that your bedroom was not up to standard. I have reported your comments to housekeeping and they will be addressed immediately. I hope that this would not put you off returning to the Ballyliffin Lodge in the future as I can assure you our rooms are maintained... More 

Donaghadee Co Down
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Was initially booked to stay 2 nights B&B and one Dinner but excellent marketing by staff i.e. a flyer under room door, I had no hesitation in staying an extra night. The staff from reception to restaurant to housekeeping were exceptional and are a credit to the hotel - room was spacious comfortable - one very very slight negative was... More 

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JoDoherty, Customer Care at Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review, I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your recent stay here with us and took advantage of an extra night! Your kind comments on our hotel and staff are most welcome. Colm is a fantastic member of staff and I will certainly pass on your comments to him. I apologize for... More 

Larne, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

My wife and I stayed here in spring this year and found the rooms, staff and food first class. The only downside was that there was no provision for smokers which meant people having to stand outside the entrance doors to smoke, not the prettiest of sights. All in all thoroughly recommended.

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JoDoherty, Customer Care at Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. Your comments on our food, staff and accommodation are most appreciated. We have a sheltered decking area to the side of the hotel which can be accessed from the front room area of the hotel which smokers can use instead of the outside the front door.... More 

Ireland
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Having stayed at the Ballyliffin Lodge last August I was looking forward to returning, and I was not disappointed. We arrived on a beautiful day, and having found my second floor room to be very warm last summer, I asked if we could be given rooms with windows instead of skylights. That wasn't a problem, and noting that our group... More 

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JoDoherty, Customer Care at Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your lovely review. I am delighted that your stay here with us was as enjoyable as your last stay in August. The kids play area is a fantastic addition to the hotel for our families to enjoy. I look forward to welcoming you all back again soon. Best Regards from... More 

Derry, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Stayed here on a Sunday night as a treat and had such a lovely time. Staff so helpful and friendly. Went down to the swimming pool late in the evening on our arrival and was met by Roisin who was so friendly and when I was chatting to her about the area, she went over and above her duties to... More 

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JoDoherty, Customer Care at Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review, I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us here recently. I hope you enjoyed your cycle around the beautiful area. Your recommendations are very much appreciated I look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

First time at the Ballyliffin Lodge this weekend. Excellent hotel, good food, very clean and friendly helpful staff. Very spacious room with sea view, could not have asked for more. Spa pool looked great but did not use on this visit. Would go back time and time again in future.

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JoDoherty, Customer Care at Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your kind review, I am delighted to read you enjoyed your first visit to the Ballyliffin Lodge, our corner rooms are indeed worth a recommendation with the wonderful views of Pollen Beach. Best Regards from all the team and we look forward to your return visit. More 

sligo
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

recently stayed at this hotel for a wedding,food was very tasty & service was really good. Lady doing the compere wasn't very pleasant.Will return to hotel again for a short stay,rooms where spacious & very clean.

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JoDoherty, Customer Care at Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sharon, Thank you for your recent review and i am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the wedding here. I hope to welcome you back soon. Best Regards More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Stayed here for a friends wedding, and had the most wonderful weekend. The staff were warm and friendly, offering use of the leisure facilities to change into our wedding outfits as we had arrived far too early to check in. The food throughout the weekend was top notch, especially the wedding meal itself, tender meat, perfectly cooked veg and plenty... More 

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JoDoherty, Customer Care at Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your friends wedding here with us recently. You positive feedback is most appreciated and will be shared with all the team here at the Lodge, Best Regards More 

Donegal Town, Ireland
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

I attended a wedding reception here recently and it was a wonderful day. The weather was atrocious - but did improve. It didn't matter as were so well looked after at The Lodge. The hotel is beautiful and in an idyllic and very romantic location. The function room was decorated beautifully and everything was perfect. For me, the stars of... More 

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JoDoherty, Customer Care at Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anne, Thank you for taking the time to right a wonderful review on your visit to our hotel last weekend. Indeed the weather was atrocious but it did not hamper everyone enjoying the celebration at the wedding. We pride ourselves in the quality of the food we provide here at the lodge and it is always rewarding when this... More 

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