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Ballymaloe House

5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Shanagarry, Ireland
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Ranked #2 of 5 Shanagarry B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Could not have experienced a better day... beautiful location... excellent food and an ambiance that I have rarely seen.... a league of its own...worth a visit even to visit cafe and shop....highly recommended

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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We found this hotel delightful. The rooms were tastefully done and the rambling nature of the building gave it a special charm. The meals were outstanding and the service friendly and efficient. We only stayed a night but it also appeared that one could quite easily have stayed for some time and relaxed with plenty to do, if one so... More 

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Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I visited Ballymaloe this weekend past as a birthday night away for myself and my husband. On arrival we received a warm welcome from the lady at reception. We were showed to our room which was bright, warm, spacious and very well kitted out. Later we went downstairs to the drawing room which was warm with a blazing fire and... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

Just spent two nights here and wished we had two more. This place is a wonderful oasis from a stressful world with excellent food, service and grounds. The staff are outstanding and nothing is too much trouble. This hotel provides old fashioned service, locally sourced food and a 'peace' that is difficult to find anywhere nowadays. We will be back.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Sunday lunch venue tired house could do with modernisation but food delightful long wait between courses and portions could be bigger overall lovely birthday cake wrong name but added to overall lightheartedness would go again as a treat

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you for your feed back - we are always very happy to offer seconds , I am sorry your waiter did not ask if you would like a little more. Hazel More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Ballymaloe is like a home away from home. I love coming down here, it's so simple and unfussed while also being very slick and professional. The staff are the best, always happy to help. The food is to die for, classic country house cooking. Breakfast is a treat everyday. I've been here both with my family and as a couple... More 

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments we really love to see our guests returning Hazel More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights for an autumn break this October. Ballymaloe is fairly remote right down south, but easy enough to get to along the country lanes. We received a typically friendly Irish welcome, they even remembered the dogs name! We had 3 dinners at the house and all were very good. Its not gourmet/Michelin stuff at Ballymaloe, but... More 

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you , so glad you enjoyed your visit . Hazel More 

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65 reviews 65 reviews
6 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Our first time back for 9 years and just as lovely as we remembered it. If you are looking for Madarin Oriental 6 star "luxury" then Ballymaloe is not for you. If you are looking for a lovely hotel, delightful and helpful staff, great surroundings and some magnificent - if generally simple - food, then it most certainly is. We... More 

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we appreciate the feedback Hazel More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I brought my team for lunch at Ballymaloe on a Friday recently as a treat for all the work done throughout the year. We booked this in advance and reconfirmed the booking on the week itself. From the moment we entered the house, on a beautiful autumn day, we felt slightly awkward, without a hint of a warm welcome on... More 

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you for your feed back on lunch which we have taken on board - we were sorry you were disappointed particularly with the service Hazel More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Our trip to ballymaloe was in the melting pot for 3 years. I was so grateful my family got to enjoy it with me. We got to spend the afternoon in the cookery school (amazing) and both exceeded our expectations. From the onsite attractions, heated pool, croquet, 9 hole golf course etc to the wonderful accommodation including fresh flowers &... More 

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback.We are delighted you enjoyed your visit Hazel More 

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Address: Shanagarry, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Shanagarry
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Ballymaloe House 5*
Number of rooms: 20
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