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The Ice House Hotel

The Quay, Ballina, Ireland
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Ranked #3 of 12 Hotels in Ballina
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
MichaelO54 Bedford, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

My husband and I had received a Blue book voucher as a wedding gift and were saving it for a special occasion. After much consideration we decided to stay in the Ice House hotel for 2 nights as I had heard a lot of good things about it. Room feedback: The view in the room (Lavender room)was outstanding, it felt... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

An expensive but very tasty meal, with vegetables which should have been standard charged as an extra. Excellent vegetarian meal, also very tasty but moderate sized helping. Likewise, a very tasty but disappointingly small Chocolate Orange Tart helping, Our request for a black sole to be de-boned was ignored. Staff watched with plates in hand while we undertook this ourselves.

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Dublin, Ireland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great boutique hotel in a superb riverside location with very friendly and helpful staff Rooms are excellent with panoramic views of the river and are well appointed with comfortable beds Food in the restaurant was excellent. Wines were a little expensive with entry level around the €28 mark quickly rising to €35 and upwards The Riverside suite... More

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Cork, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed 3 nights with my significant other during tour of Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim. The staff were excellent. Very attentive, pleasant and chatty. The hotel has a unique and fabulous location. The building could almost double as a small museum. The river Moy is a cinematic experience from your room. We stayed in "Monterey", on Level -1. This room has... More

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ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that the Irish weather was kind to you. We look forward to seeing you back at The Ice House again soon. Kind Regards, Jason Horkan Deputy General Manager More

north yorks
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just a one-night stay whilst visiting family on a short break. Thought we'd have a treat and saw this place on the internet. Great decision as the location, stunning views from the rooms and hot tub/outdoor sauna, facilities and food were fantastic. We had a superb dinner, and a really good breakfast- the array of delicious fruits, breads, yogurt with... More

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ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Depty General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind comments, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us recently at The Ice House and our team will be delighted with the feedback. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind Regards, Jason Horkan Deputy General Manager More

Westport, Mayo, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hats off to the architect and interior designer of this hotel. The location is fantastic on the river Moy. however the food which is very expensive is very average! Also the service at the hotel was basic enough. They seemed to be quite disorganised.

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ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your recent review of The Ice House. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed our location and the design of the hotel, however I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your dining experience with us and I would like an opportunity to discuss this in more detail... More

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in ice house for 1 night in October and we will not be returning .very poor atmosphere. Dirty windows looking out on river which was a lovely scenery. Spa and hot tubs very poor. Breakfast only just okay .

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ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am sorry to hear you did not enjoy your recent stay with us here at The Ice House, We are currently looking into the issues which you highlighted in your review and I would like the opportunity to discuss these in more detail with you at your convenience (jason@theicehouse.ie), in an attempt to restore your faith in... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My room is wonderful. Very big with a huge full floor-ceiling window giving a breathtaking view of the river. I ate in the bar- very attentive and quick service. My burger was really good. It's a sister hotel of wineport which is wonderful also.

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ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your recent review. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your recent experience with us here at The Ice House, I will pass your feedback to our team. We look for ward to welcoming you back to The Ice House again soon. Kind Regards, Jason Horkan Deputy General Manager More

Dublin, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Ice House mid week for two nights in early October. The package which we booked originally included B&B and dinner on one night. The same package went up on 'grabone' shortly after booking but for €150 less; the reduced price package also included baked goods on arrival, a glass of prosecco each and late check out. The hotel... More

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ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your recent review of The Ice House. I glad to hear you enjoyed your overall stay with us and I am delighted you were able to avail of our special offer, However I am sorry that you did not enjoy your dining experience with us and would be delighted to discuss this in more... More

Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the Ice House recently and we really liked it. I had some expectations based on reviews here and they were, in the main, met. Check in was brusque, after waiting a minute or so at an unattended desk we were immediately shown to our room. A Holiday-Inn style check-in which I was a little surprised at, especially as it... More

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ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your recent review. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your overall experience here at the Ice House. Thank you for your feedback as it helps us develop and improve our product. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Ice House in the near future. Kind Regards, Jason Horkan Deputy General Manager More

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Address: The Quay, Ballina, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Ballina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 32
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