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Downhill House Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sligo road, Ballina, Ireland
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Ranked #5 of 12 hotels in Ballina
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Pune, India
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

to start with i would say, i loved the place a lot. I was travelling for official work and stayed there for 6 days. The rooms were clean and comfortable, locality was peaceful and beautiful, the staff were friendly. There wi-fi/ internet connectivity in the rooms was not so good but the overall stay was really memorable. Best part was... More

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Syracuse, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We were traveling thru Ireland and in Ballina one night. We stopped in at the Downhill House Hotel because it looked so nice and the setting was beautiful! We were exhausted from traveling and so surprised when we were shown our room! It was beautiful and the view was too! The bed linens and towels were the top of the... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

just back from a lovely stay at this hotel, i was supposed to only be there 2 nights but enjoyed my stay that much i had to have another night there, the staff were friendly and efficient from booking on the phone , until we left. the receptionists, owners, bar staff, waiters and cleaner were down to earth and friendly,... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights. Lovely location. Breakfasts were good. Didnt have any evening meals. The decor is dated and in need of make over. Room was spacious and comfortable. Funny issue with power sockets in room that wouldnt charge laptops, phones, etc. Thought it was my chargers but worked fine at home. No hot water for a shower on sunday... More

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Randalstown, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

This was third year in a row staying here, We stayed 3 nights with our 4 kids, we had two connected rooms, which is great as the kids have their own TV / Loo etc, and this is the first hotel we have ever stayed in that provided a real cot! not a travel one! Food was very nice and... More

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We spent two days in this hotel and we came for valentines day, we enjoyed our stay, staff was extremelly friendly all the time ( in general all staff are extremely friendly in Mayo, not like in Dublin) On valentines day we used restaurant and pool facilities, it was not that busy as in other hotels we stayed over the... More

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Fivemiletown, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Had a fab stay at the Downhill House Hotel, the staff were really friendly and helpful! It is in a good location slightly out of the town, its really peaceful for a relaxing break away. This hotel also offers a nice health centre with a pool, sauna and steam room which is all free for hotel guests. while the hotel... More

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Dublin, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

From the minute we checked in, to jumping in our car on departure we really enjoyed our stay in Ballina. Greeted with a friendly smile and great tips on where to go and what to do in the area, offers of help with babies food, cots etc and entertainment for our older one really made us feel welcome. I wouldn't... More

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Cookstown, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Stayed here recently and was instantly made feel welcome.the receptionist greeted me with a broad smile and was very helpful.I was given a beautiful,spotless,room overlooking the gardens.Not only was the room spacious i also had full use of the swimming pool and gym. I will bring my young family next as they cater for youngsters during the summer months.Thank you... More

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

i cant say enough good things about this hotel. its the most attractive hotel first of all on arrival, its set on a river right beside the most beaufiful waterfall. this was my second choice of hotel in ballina and I am glad I changed my mind as we had such a lovely stay as a family. family rooms were... More

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Rachael M, Director of Sales at Downhill House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cuddlies What a lovely way to start 2014 - We very much appreciate your comments on Trip Advisor and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Downhill House hotel in 2014 where our motto is "Let our Family Look after Yours", my direct email is rachael@downhillhotel.ie for... More

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Additional Information about Downhill House Hotel

Also Known As:
Downhill Hotel Ballina
Address: Sligo road, Ballina, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Ballina
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Ballina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Downhill House Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set in tranquil gardens near the banks of the River Moy in Ballina, Co. Mayo the Downhill House Hotel is a family owned and managed hotel. The Moylett Family have been welcoming guests since 1936 and are proud of the excellent reputation the hotel has achieved over the years. Hospitality is a Mayo tradition and nowhere is the family tradition more honoured than at the The Downhill House Hotel. With 60 comfortable bedrooms set in idyllic gardens within a 10 minute walk into Ballina town. Facilities include leisure Centre with indoor pool, Frogs Piano Bar, and excellent homemade locally sourced produce. Situated close to 3 golf links, Knock Shrine, 45 minute drive to Knock Airport. A long tradition of Irish Warmth & Hospitality awaits you. ... more   less 
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