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Ballyseede Castle

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Ballyseede, Tralee, Ireland
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Ranked #3 of 15 hotels in Tralee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

With its manicured gardens, amazing 26 bedrooms each with their own themes, cosy and classy sitting rooms with fireplace in all 3 rooms, the Ballyseede castle is a must for anyone visiting Ireland. The hotel is large and magnificent! An elegant castle, oozing class and history in today's modern world. After a 5 week trip around Europe, I definitely welcomed... More

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New York, NY
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed her for a nite en route to Dublin. BEAUTIFUL!!! Room was much larger than anything I needed. (2 people with a room that had two twins and a king size bed). Gorgeous hotel. We were also delighted to see both "Higgins" and "Einstein" be friendly dogs that had room at the inn making our stay even better.

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Guelph, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Family of 4 stayed at the castle August 14th 2014. Beautiful grounds .PHENOMENAL staff! Joe & Esther made our stay memorable with their incredible wit & stories of Joe's golfing prowess (!!). Stayed in new lodge building - beautiful. HUGE room that was perfect for 4. Breakfast was the best during our 2 week stay in Ireland. Our 12 yr... More

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Perth, Australia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
31 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ballyseede Castle is everything you'd expect from a country hotel. Warm welcome, friendly helpful staff, big breakfasts, comfortable rooms, nice gardens and quiet and peaceful. We stayed one night and had dinner in the bar which is good also and not expensive. Ask for room 301 which is large and faces onto the rear garden.

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Haywards Heath, England, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I very recently had my wedding at Ballyseede Castle and i can't praise them enough. From the moment we arrived at the castle we were made so welcome. Every staff member we met was so friendly and helpful, when my wedding dress and bridesmaid dresses still had creases the morning of the wedding from traveling up from Cork they arranged... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were travelling through Ireland with two 13 year old's and a 5 year old who wanted nothing more than to stay in a real castle. We unfortunately got to the castle later in the day,we were shown our room which was in the basement area. It smelled rather musty with the window open I'm assuming to air it out.... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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80 reviews 80 reviews
59 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok, I want to start this review by saying, this is NOT a castle. It is a mansion built on the crumbling remains of a castle from the 1500s. That being said, it is a very nice hotel. Our room was the Allingham room with four poster bed, claw foot bathtub right in the bedroom and a separate bathroom with... More

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New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 10 days in Ireland but only two days at the Ballyseede Castle. What a mistake. Our stay at the castle was fantastic. The rooms, the food and the service was excellent.The castle was quite, clean and had a certain romance about it. We actually spent a whole day at the castle rather than site seeing. I think I... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the real deal! My room was luxury! Huge claw footed tub, separate large bathroom, super comfortable bed.The food is plentiful and tasty. Beautiful terrace with a gazebo. Lovely grounds that have some farm animals.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our stay here -- we stayed in the lodge, which is less than a quarter mile from the castle. The pub in the castle is friendly and the bar tender is a great host. The Lodge room was so comfortable and all the details were perfect.

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Address: Ballyseede, Tralee, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Tralee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ballyseede Castle 2.5*
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A luxury 4* Castle hotel located just outside of Tralee town on its own thirty acres of woodland. A very grand Hotel with two AA rosettes and shortlisted for Country House of the Year. ... more   less 
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