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Ballymaloe House

Shanagarry, Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our stay at Ballymaloe Hotel was a fantastic and unique experience .from check in to check out.room really warm and comfortable and so so peaceful.dinner reawakened t aste buds we forgot we had.excellent .and very well trained staff.also breakfast was the tastiest we have ever had. Loved it .wish we could have stayed longer....already planning a return visit.Paschal from Kilkenny

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ireland
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66 reviews 66 reviews
27 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were really looking forward to our stay in Ballymaloe and to the amazing food we had heard about. The location of the Ballymaloe house is fabulous with beautiful peaceful country surroundings. Our bedroom was typical of an old country house but considering the price per room to stay for a night was a little musty and... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an all too brief stay at Ballymaloe House recently. Ballymaloe has had a reputation for many years that has made us want to visit, but somehow it has taken us forever to get there. We got a very warm welcome. We had a very comfortable and large bedroom, in a fine Irish country house style. The real highlight... More

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments , we were delighted we lived up to your expectations and you enjoyed your stay Hazel More

The West
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely stay over St Patrick's weekend. It was such a retreat. No tv in the room, which I love. (There was a CD/Radio). We stayed in a room that opened out onto the garden and little stream at the back. It was fabulous. Breakfast was delicious. Dinner was wonderful. I found the staff so warm, welcoming and... More

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you ,- we liked the comment on no TV in our rooms , we are told we are required to have TVs in our rooms azelwhich for us is against our policy. More

Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For €90 b&b pps I would have expected more from Ballymaloe! Breakfast was poor, as was the service....very unprofessional.....with staff members talking about fellow work colleagues while cleaning up around guests, as if they were on their break! Dinner at €70 per person definitely wasn't worth it.... no wow factor here! Stopped off in the Cliff House Hotel in Ardmore,... More

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments - we liked your comment on having no TV - Hazel More

Dublin
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We stayed recently at Ballymaloe and had a really enjoyable break. We 'lived' there for about six months in 1979, but haven't stayed there again since the early1990s. We wondered whether things would still be the same - or would they be better or worse. We were not disappointed. The things that really matter were essentially the same as they... More

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind remarks - we were delighted to see you again , we hope you won't leave it so long before your next visit as we are all getting older - Joe keeps telling us is going to retire . Hazel More

Dublin
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37 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

Perfect, cosy stay in the Winter. We had eaten here on my occasions but this was our first stay. Attention to detail is excellent. Our room was in the main house. Really lovely but sound proofing is minimum between adjoining rooms. If you don't want to hear your neighbours book an outside room. Dinner was terrific served by an International... More

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind remarks and so sorry for delay in responding . Hazel More

Ireland
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We just went down for a one night stay and had a lovely walk around when we got down there, the shop is fabulous for gifts then we had dinner in the restaurant. The starters were just amazing, laid out buffet style and the staff member in the room was extremely helpful. The main courses were a little disappointing, I... More

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to Ballymaloe , we hope next time you can stay a little longer and settle into the cottage , we can lend you our bicycles to explore the area. Hazel More

Cork
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19 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

My wife and I stayed and dined at Ballymaloe on December 30 for our wedding anniversary. It was our second time eating here but our first time staying and we absolutely loved it. We stayed in the Courtyard in the Fuchsia Room and it was wonderful. Really cosy and comfortable and loved the fact that there was no TV. When... More

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

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

Dublin, Ireland
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17 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Everything about Ballymaloe is perfect - the house, bedrooms, lovely gardens and food but I particularly want to mention the staff who are so well trained that they perform their tasks with utter professionalism without losing warmth. I also loved the beautiful art collection. Great attention to detail is evident everywhere.

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you , we are delighted you enjoyed your visit and our collection of paintings Hazel More

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Additional Information about Ballymaloe House

Also Known As:
Ballymaloe House Hotel
Ballymaloe House Hotel Shanagarry
Ballymaloe Hotel
Address: Shanagarry, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Shanagarry
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Shanagarry
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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