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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 6 days ago
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Rating summary
  • 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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Armagh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked a 2 night stay online on 16 Feb 2014 via Living Social. Once we paid for the package and received the voucher we telephoned the hotel and confirmed our booking and upgraded to a family room with three young children and received an e-mail confirmation of our upgrade also on 16 Feb 2014. Although our 2 night stay was... More

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Pune, India
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago 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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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
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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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Limerick
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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
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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
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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
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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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Also Known As:
Downhill Hotel Ballina
Address: Sligo road, Ballina, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Ballina
Amenities:
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
#3 Romantic 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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