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Ballymaloe House

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Shanagarry P25 Y070, Ireland
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Arlington, Virginia
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159 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Five star visit, beautiful country estate built off of a 1450 norman keep. Impeccable service, beautiful large room with lots of natural light, and FANTASTIC food! We had an amazing relaxing visit to Ballymaloe, and hope to return soon! Highly recommend spending some time in the drawing room and the greenhouse reading, or walking around the grounds. Close by to... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Our family of 6 spent two nights at Ballymaloe. The staff is welcoming and very accommodating. We arrived late in the afternoon of our first night after a long drive. We didn't want to head back into Midleton for dinner, so the chef prepared a light meal of sandwiches and a fabulous cheese board for dinner. Perfect! The house is... More 

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments we are delighted your family enjoyed their visit hazel More 

Booragoon, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

We have been to Ballymaloe House before in October 2012 and it was brilliant. This time was no exception. We booked the Self-Catering Farm Cottages (The Cabins) because we had four people. When we arrived the cottage was beautiful and clean. We were staying there for two weeks so we asked for a linen change/clean which they provided us with... More 

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you , so glad you found our cottages comfortable , we look forward to welcoming you again - Hazel More 

Katonah, New York
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54 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

A pretty Irish country house with a reputation that exceeds reality. It is simply not 4-star, though it is priced as if it is. One senses penny pinching. The rooms are sufficiently pleasant but the bath items (shampoo, etc) are few and tiny. The towels are not thick. At dinner, the cheese trolly was rolled around with an enticing display... More 

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

We are sorry you were disappointed with your visit to Ballymaloe but thank you for your feed back which we appreciate , . Hazel More 

Ireland
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15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Stayed one night in Ballymaloe, we had originally booked a twin room but we were offered a cottage, which was just lovely from the tin of homemade cookies to the lovely voya products but what made the trip was the 6 course dinner in the house. The food is delicious, fresh simple food perfectly cooked. The highlight was the dessert... More 

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you , so glad you enjoyed your visit to our restaurant & staying in the farm cottage Hazel More 

Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

I stayed here for one night. Great room with professional service. Very quite setting. Perfect for a romantic get away if you want to impress your date. Food was worth the price, the waiters know more about the food than some cooks do.

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you , we are delighted to hear our waiters were so helpful Hazel More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

This was our third visit to Ballymaloe, and it does not disappoint. It's just so welcoming, and feels more like staying in somebody's home than in a hotel. There's such a relaxed air about the place. The rooms are very cosy, the staff are so friendly, and the grounds are beautiful, we love wandering through the wooded walks. And all... More 

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

T hank you , so glad you enjoyed our Brown Bread Ice Cream - this JR's latest addition to our repertoire ! Hazel More 

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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here recently. Really enjoyed everything. We stayed in the castle room. Very nice. Home made soap.. Bath robes.. Huge bed.. Voya bath products.. Bose radio in the corner.. Fabulous soft furnishings.. Have to be honest- I missed a TV in the room. The evening meal was lovely. We dined in the pink room.. Favourite course was the delicious beef.... More 

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you - next time request a tv when booking , we would be glad to have one in your room , Hazel More 

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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Another great night in Ballymaloe, fab food, from lobster, to duck, cod, followed by the amazing desert trolley and cheese board to finish. To top off a lovely evening, relax in drawing room to enjoy entertainment by Rory & his colleague from the U.S. Roll on the next birthday, a real treat.

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you - so glad you enjoyed your dinner and our friend Doug from New Mexico who loves to entertain our guests Hazel More 

Winchester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We visited Ballymaloe several times over the summer of 2015 culminating in the wedding of our son there in October. We cannot praise them high enough. The organisation was outstanding and the food - even when mass catering for 150+ was the best we have ever experienced for a that number of people. Staff were at all times extremely helpful... More 

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hazel071, Manager at Ballymaloe House, responded to this review

Thank you - we loved meeting all your family and friends - all great guests , hope we see you soon Hazel More 

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