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Ballymaloe House

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Shanagarry, Ireland
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Ballymaloe House
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Ranked #2 of 5 Shanagarry B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fantastic staff, amazing food, and a very comfortable bed. Ballymaloe is just a beautiful place to escape to. My only advice is to sit for dinner around 8 at the latest, we sat at 8.45 and by the time we were finished our main courses the staff were setting the tables around us for breakfast. Tea and coffee weren't offered... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing weekend, such a lovely place with fabulous food, atmosphere and entertainment. Our 7 month old was spoiled rotten and we definitely overindulged on the dessert trolley but what a treat! Definitely recommend to any food lover!

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Dublin, Ireland
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22 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place to stay manned by friendly and professional staff where we stayed in a cosy garden bedroom. We booked for a two night stay which included a five course dinner on one evening. Warning! do not have anything to eat for many hours before this five course banquet as the portions are substantial! Quality of the food was excellent... More 

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you , we are delighted you enjoyed the hake which comes from our local fishermen in Ballycotton - we will do our best to work on "the wow factor"! Hazel More 

Jersey, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have just returned from a wonderful stay at this delightful hotel. The staff were absolutely charming and attentive. My room was lovely and full of character. Afternoon tea is a must and the food was fresh and delicious. I cannot wait to go back.

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind remarks and hopefully we will see you again soon Hazel More 

Cheltenham
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a relaxing three day break. Our room was spacious and comfortable with a nice garden view. The food was good but not outstanding. The staff were excellent, so friendly and cheerful which made our stay so pleasant. Downside is that there is no tv in the rooms. There is a television room but the television is steam driven... More 

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you , we have taken your comment on TV on board and hopefully next time you come the steam driven model will have been updated ! We totally understand that sport is important to our guests . Hazel More 

Yuma, Arizona
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some friends and I had planned on a 4 night stay at this wonderful place during our Ireland trip. We found Ballymaloe to be so beautiful and restful that we rearranged our itinerary and stayed for 2 more nights. The rooms were beautifully decorated and the beds were comfortable. I cannot say enough about the staff. So warm and helpful... More 

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you - we were delighted that you came back and we hope to see you again soon H More 

Dublin
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178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ballymaloe House will not suit everyone. The lack of a TV in the rooms will probably come as a shock to some, but that's part of the environment created here to help people get away from the rush and bother of the modern world. Our room (the Blue Room) was large and nicely furnished, the bed was firm but reasonable,... More 

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

thank you for your comments which describe us very well ! We are always happy to offer guests tea making facility if this helps to make their stay more enjoyable & relaxing. H More 

Wokingham, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a long weekend at the Ballymaloe Hotel. What a fantastic place it is. The food as you would expect is amazing. Particularly breakfast. The rooms are lovely. We stayed in the main house and our room was huge.

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you , the rooms with the little gardens are always popular especially during the Summer ,your visit was in June , one of the prettiest months Hazel More 

Dublin, Ireland
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3 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This really is a beautiful spot, myself and my girlfriend returned from a fantastic night feeling genuinely rested. The food was exquisite with much of the produce coming from the farm itself and the breakfast was one of the best that we've ever had. We'll be back again soon I hope.

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you , we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again Hazel More 

London, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
19 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I was taken here as a present by my girlfriend, who had booked the Midleton experience. We stayed just the Saturday night and had a Midleton Whiskey on arrival, a sumptuous 5 course dinner, a fabulous breakfast and a Jameson Distillery tour on the Sunday. It was all excellent and the staff ensured a very relaxed stay. We had one... More 

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you for your feed back , we are fortunate to have Midleton Distillery & The Jameson Experience on our doorstep - we appreciate their support with our Literary Festival . Hazel More 

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