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Ballyfin Demesne

Ballyfin, Ireland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It is virtually impossible to find words to describe the experience of a stay at Ballyfin. From the minute you drive up to the front door, to the minute you leave, you are cosseted in a stately home where your every whim will be indulged. The courtesy of the staff and the standard of service is second to none. The... More

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dublin ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had the total pleasure of staying in Ballyfin a few times since it has opened and, having yet again spent a blissful 24 hours there, I thought it's time I share with everyone just how wonderful this hotel is. I don't think I have stayed anywhere in the world where I could honestly say the experience from start... More

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Lichfield
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is hard to describe the level of service and attention to detail that all the staff at this hotel work to. From the moment you arrive and are met by the staff and management on the front steps, the tour of the house, the staff are always close by ready to help or serve but very rarely visible which... More

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Portland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, this is a beautiful 5+ star hotel. And the grounds are lovely! The sun room is quiet and special. We enjoyed our stay at the Ballyfin, and in fact, had one of our best days in Ireland there.... horseback riding, private lunch prepared at the picnic spot, which overlooks the counties, and cooking with David and Gavin! Both chefs... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The most incredible hotel I was ever priviledged to stay in. My husband brought me to Ballyfin for my 30th in April as a surprise for two nights. Words cannot describe. It's not cheap but it's the most incredible experience. The staff are amazing, not in your face but make you feel completely at ease. Every whim is catered for... More

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Jupiter, Florida
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113 reviews 113 reviews
34 hotel reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel (a terrible word for this property. It's really a private home) is the best hotel I've ever stayed in. Only 15 rooms. Antiques everywhere. It's like a museum. Staff are like Downton Abbey. Just incredible. Service is perfect. Our room had a canopy bed. The bath was huge. Everything is top quality. Dinner was great also. We even... More

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Ballyfin, Sales & Reservations Manager at Ballyfin Demesne, responded to this review

Dear dianemontgomery, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay with us. It was a pleasure to welcome you and we are thrilled you experienced the feeling of a private home. Thank you for the special mention of the team and service. Delighted you could experience some of the activities on the demesne including... More

Scarsdale, New York
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51 reviews 51 reviews
10 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful, relaxing, elegant luxury property where you can truly relax. Grounds are lovely, food is delicious and you can bicycle ride around the property. There is a lake to take out a row boat. Loved this place. Only thing lacking was a manager so service was less than what it should have been at these prices.

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Ballyfin, Sales & Reservations Manager at Ballyfin Demesne, responded to this review

Dear Linda E, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay. It was our pleasure to welcome you and we are delighted you could enjoy the demesne and a selection of the activities. We look forward to welcoming you back to meet our General Manager. kind regards Martina More

NY
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

What can we say that has not already been said about this truly amazing place and the staff who run it. We were literally speechless when we arrived at the gates and proceeded to the front door where we were greeted by the staff who welcomed us so warmly. Our room was the epitome of luxury as was the entire... More

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Ballyfin, Sales & Reservations Manager at Ballyfin Demesne, responded to this review

Dear rbdNy, It was our pleasure to welcome you to Ballyfin and thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are thrilled you enjoyed all Ballyfin has to offer and thank you for the special mention of the team. We very much look forward to welcoming you back soon. kind regards Martina More

2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I have been thinking for quiet some time about how to do this review justice so I really hope that I do.... I have just returned home with my new husband following our magical wedding in Ballyfin Demesne and all of our hopes and dreams for our wedding have come true! When we got engaged in April 2013 I dreamed... More

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Ballyfin, Sales & Reservations Manager at Ballyfin Demesne, responded to this review

Dear McCartn, Wow, what can I say!! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on your wedding weekend with us. Firstly, It was my pleasure to look after you both and help you plan your wedding celebration, from the first day you visited Ballyfin it was a privilege to look after you and I thoroughly... More

Carlow, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I have just returned from a three night stay in Ballyfin Demense for my daughter's wedding and it was the best hotel experience of my life. Every guest is greeted by staff at the front door like a member of the family returning home,this is just a small indication of the warmth and friendly welcome ever person in our wedding... More

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Ballyfin, Sales & Reservations Manager at Ballyfin Demesne, responded to this review

Dear Liebchin, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely detailed review on your stay with us for your daughter's wedding. It was our privilege to welcome you all and we are so delighted you experienced Ballyfin on such a special family celebration. All the team loved looking after you all and it was a wonderful weekend... More

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Address: Ballyfin, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Laois
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 15
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Ballyfin Demesne Hotel County Laois
Ballyfin Demesne Ireland/County Laois

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