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Arlington, Virginia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Biggest complaint up front: walls of the Olive room were paper thin. Literally could hear normal level conversations word for word in the adjacent room. While it was entertaining to learn about our neighbors latest gossip about their relatives and hear their TV program selections as if they were playing in our room, that was not why I paid €110... More 

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Cavan, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for one night in the bantra suite. Undoubtedly one if the nicest hotel suites I have visited, authentic period style, tons of space and a bathroom to die for. We then set off to the pool to relax for the afternoon, however there is no pool which I just assumed there would be. There were two outdoor hot... More 

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kent
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

What started off to be a slight disappointed turned out to be a wonderful relaxing weekend away! I booked this as a birthday present for my Fiancé and when I emailed the hotel about the "double room" I had booked on booking.com it was quite apparent they were advertising the lovely cedar bath which was not in the double room... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend this hotel: Spacious family room Stunning views Excellent food both at dinner and breakfast Very near lovely Irish bar Crocketts Plenty to do in the area We loved it here, highly recommend it. The evening meal was exceptional.

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County Waterford, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked an overnight stay in the Ice House Hotel earlier this week to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We arrived after 6pm and were greeted and shown to our suite by the river. Unfortunately it was a wild night so we couldn't make the most of the balcony over the river. The suite was warm, comfortable and well-equipped. There were... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed recently in Ice house hotel for two nights.What a pleasent experience it was.Staff are amazing through out the hotel....from reception,bar,breakfast,spa and housekeeping.Food was excellent but the highlight was the breathtaking view from our bedroom and the restaurant.We stayed in the Grape room....so comfortable.Highly recommend this hotel for relaxing break away with great service.Cannot wait to revisit.

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County Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 nights to celebrate a special occasion. We had one of the heritage suites, beautiful room overlooking the river. Very luxurious and relaxing. I had a massage in the spa which was very nice although it was a bit chilly in the spa. The staff were all very pleasant. Breakfast was very average and dinner a disappointment... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent from start to finish. Love the mix of old and new, from modern glass restaurant to the stone surroundings of the bar in the old part of the building with its high arched ceiling. Excellent food in the restaurant. Good selection for breakfast and freshly cooked hot breakfast. Staff very friendly. Looking forward to going back.

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ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the Ice House and choosing us as your base while visiting Ballina. It is wonderful to read that you really enjoyed your recent stay with us here at the Ice House and were impressed with all we have to offer and were also impressed with the architecture and design of the... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used some blue book vouchers I had to book a 2 night stay here from Thursday to Saturday. On arrival we were greeted with a friendly welcome at reception and shown to our room which was located in the spa suites section - you walk through the spa area to get to these rooms (I think most are located here).... More 

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ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to submit your review on your recent stay with us here at the Ice House Hotel. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and made the best of our facilities, I do apologise that your dining experience did not meet your expectations on this occasion, we... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived for a two day break and, due to a misunderstanding, our reservation had been made for a week later and the hotel was fully booked that night. There was no attempt assign blame, the person at reception and the manager on the day examined their system carefully, told us to go down and have a cup of tea... More 

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ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Depurty General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the Ice House. It was a delight to read your wonderful review of your recent stay with us and I am pleased to hear that the mix up with your reservation didn't effect your experience, I am very pleased to hear that you enjoyed all we have to offer here at... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Contemporary chic meets old world elegance throughout the Ice House. Funky furnishings, eclectic styling and stunning architectural design combine to make you feel like you're in the heart of the city. One look at the unrivalled riverside views from all our rooms and you'll immediately know you're not. The distinct, interior fusion of traditional and new styles are woven in to an eclectic mix. Together they form the perfect accent to the amazing views that stretch across the River Moy to the woodlands beyond. With great service, fantastic food, fine wines, clever cocktails and a hotel spa guaranteed to sooth... ...Discover the best of both worlds at The Ice House and make it your escape to the extraordinary. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ice House Hotel

Address: The Quay, Ballina, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Ballina
Price Range: $110 - $273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Ice House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Ice Hotel Ballina
The Ice Hotel
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Ballina
#2 Luxury Hotel in Ballina
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“Bantra Suite - Amazing”
 of 5 bubbles hayleym320, 1 week ago | Read review
“Suites over the River Moy have amazing views and a balcony with seating.”
 of 5 bubbles ddd2016, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ask for one of the modern rooms with a view of the river.”
 of 5 bubbles marywyse, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“We stayed in the clam room lovely views I'd recommend Overlooking river moy the hotel was very quiet no noise at all”
 of 5 bubbles johnrD4716UI, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“The spa rooms are modern with floor to celing glass and the old house has old world charm (Heritage rooms)”
 of 5 bubbles ckaand, Oct 22, 2016 | Read review
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