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The Ice House Hotel

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The Quay, Ballina, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin
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83 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed over in this hotel in a suite for one night and returned later in the week to standard spa room. Lovely place, attentive staff and rooms we had were all fine. That said you could see they were well used and furnishings, bath taps and other sundries could do with a little TLC! The evenings and indeed anytime available... More 

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London
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room had wall of glass looking out on gentle flowing river bordered by mature beautiful green trees. Lying in bed watching a Heron pick his way through shallows stalking his dinner was totally mesmerising.. The staff in restaurant were almost sprinting to provide service. Meals were delicious, but when I opined that I was suffering from Lactose Intolerance, that... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Cool Sophistication Warm Friendliness. I spent one night last weekend with my husband at the ice house and thought it was lovely. I loved the cool modern décor & fantastic view from our window of the Ice House. There are some super paintings in the hallway. Our room was simply decorated predominantly white with a very pretty grey wool blanket... More 

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Devon
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My sister and I were really looking forward to staying at the Ice House. Good reviews and the rooms and views looked lovely. It was to be the highlight of our week's stay in Mayo. The rooms were not ready when my sister and I arrived, a couple of hours after the given 'get in' time. We were not the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Overall a very enjoyable stay - the rooms/suite are a little unusual i.e. just different/quirky but very comfortable and the staff were always very helpful and friendly. the highlight for us was the food which was excellent. We will most certainly be back again :-)

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Killarney, Ireland
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67 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed 2 nights in the 'Copper' room. The bed was the most comfortable I have ever slept in. The shower was very good - toiletries supplied including shampoo, conditioner, shower gel and body lotion. Bottled water also supplied both days. Tea making and ironing facilities also available in the room. Irish Times left outside the bed-room door on second morning.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's a nice place but once you get over the quirks of the place you find a hollow place where common sense seems to have been shunned for style. For example the shower has no door and in the "Rose" room the opening is immediately beside the toilet which ends up soaking due to the fact the shower hasn't a... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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102 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We just popped in on recommendation for a nice dinner after a good round of Golf and were lucky to get a table on Sat.night. Very nice location at the river, staff has been well trained and the food was good expensive though. Maybe just a way too "exclusive" to be good.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

- Disappointed nothing in room on arrival for boyfriend’s birthday that had been confirmed in advance - Phone didn’t work, hi fi speaker in bathroom didn’t work - Seaweed wrap was badly communicated and organised and overall a big let down - Amazing view from the room, all rooms have a river view - Beautifully designed rooms, spa, restaurant and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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126 reviews
69 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We initially booked into the hotel without a prior reservation and were shown to a deluxe room on the ground floor with a view of the river. This room is in the modern section of the hotel. We discovered that the bathroom sink would not drain and went to reception where they offered to move us to another room. My... More 

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