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Ballymaloe House

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 4 days ago
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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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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Down to earth beautiful local fresh food. Service amazing yet warm and friendly. Absolute luxury but not pretentious. Expensive but worth every penny. Of note was how staff dealt with "complainers" they were excellent, stayed calm and were a credit to ballymaloe. Would definitely treat myself again to this wonderful experience.

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Guernsey
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59 reviews 59 reviews
30 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommendations from friends have made us want to go to Ballymaloe for years, and at last we have achieved that. Our experience was that everything lived up to expectations, and more. Everything is calm, efficient, pretty and well-designed. We only wish that we could have stayed longer. The Sunday evening buffet offers a vast selection of every possible shellfish, fresh... More

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments , we are delighted you enjoyed your visit & our Sunday night buffet, which we have been serving on Sundays since we opened the Restaurant 50 years ago Hazel More

Ireland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have wanted to visit this place for a long time and finally got the chance a few weeks ago. Upon arrival I drove up the huge driveway and as I looked at the bales of hay stacked in the fields in front of the house I felt all my stress melt away. It was like a spell came over... More

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

thank you for your kind report - we are delighted you had time to enjoy exploring Ballymaloe . Hazel More

County Cork, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was expecting a lot from this stay and it delivered so much more. The food was fantastic and the room was lovely but it was the service that impressed so much. The staff are so kind,friendly and professional at their job. They do their work in a way that makes you feel welcome and there is a fun and... More

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you your very kind feed back , we are delighted the Wi Fi was available in the Grey Room - due to the style of the house it has been almost impossible to have Wi Fi available in all our rooms . Hazel More

Los Angeles, California, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our stay here -- lots to do on the grounds and nearby. Rode bikes (borrowed from hotel) and rode 3 miles to the Cookery School. Did the bread baking class with the chefs from the restaurant. Ran/walked around the grounds. Enjoyed dinner in the hotel. There is a pool but it felt a bit too cold for that... More

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you for your feed back and delighted you enjoyed your visit Hazel More

London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A visit to Ballymaloe is truly a lifetime experience. Firstly the food is really something else. High quality, well cooked proper food. Over the whole weekend I found nothing to disappoint me. The breakfasts were excellent with lots of choice. We had a kitchen picnic to take on a walk over the Ballycotton cliffs. Great sandwiches and relish with shortbread... More

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is an example of the best hotel- relaxing,welcoming,great surroundings. We had the pleasure of staying in a family room overlooking the pool and tennis court and with our own little secluded terrace,perfect for an afternoon tea or ore dinner drink. The room was light and siry and beautifully decorated. A real home from home. Loved the exposed stonework along... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We had high expectations which were exceeded at every turn. Food, people, accommodation all first rate. Not a lot in the immediate area but plenty accessible by day trips. Not a bargain but we felt worth the expense.

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12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I love this place. I stay here when working in cork and when doing cookery courses in the cookery school. We have also been down for the two litfests. This time I brought down the whole family. We stayed in family suite 1&2 which was perfect- two adjoining, interconnecting rooms. Kids dinner was fab and brekkie devine. We all went... More

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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

From once you drive up the driveway you feel like your going back in time!. But in a good way. Grounds are encapsulating and encourage exploration. Attention to detail in the bedroom - small little extras that add to the experience. Dinner menu was very simple but cooked beautifully. Service was 5 star and the cheese trolley was the icing... More

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Address: Shanagarry, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Shanagarry
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