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Tralee, Ireland
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114 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here on a Monday night in September with the gf and we both agreed it's definitely a highlight on the Wild Atlantic Way. The hotel is located about a 3 minute drive outside Ballina, literally straddling the riverbank with beautiful views taking in a forest, the river mouth, a collection of multi-coloured boats and a shipwreck. The hotel itself... 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 your recent review of the Ice House and choosing us as your base while in Ballina. It's wonderful to read such a positive review of your recent stay with us and that you were impressed with our facilities and the design of the property. I am very pleased to read your expectations were exceeded during... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a beautiful stay in the Ice House hotel. We were lucky to have an upgrade to a Spa suite and it was incredible. We had a private deck overlooking the river. It was sensational. The room, the bed, the bathroom facilities and service were second to none. The spa facilities include 21 hot tubs overlooking the river, a... More 

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1 Thank Roger F
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 and choosing us as your hotel of choice while in Ballina. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed all aspects of your recent stay with us, please be assured that your comments will be passed... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful Stay myself and my wife had in early September. Fantastic staff and beautiful Spa. One of my favourite places to stay in the West of Ireland. A+++ Will definitely be back. Damien Munnelly

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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 and your wife really enjoyed your recent stay with us here at the Ice House and were impressed with all we have to offer. We look forward to looking after you again... More 

Claremorris, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn't lucky enough to stay in this gorgeous hotel , but my husband and I ate Sunday lunch here. What a gorgeous hotel, the views are fab! Had the ceaser salad to start and the roast beef for main which was good - roast beef and Yorkshire pudding, plenty of veg, with all the trimmings, didn't have dessert as... More 

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1 Thank juliegreene2016
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. It was a delight to read your wonderful review, and that your dining experience for Sunday lunch was so enjoyable and it exceeded all expectations - our chef and team will be delighted with your comments. All feedback is greatly appreciated and helps us to strive to provide... More 

Warszawa,Poland
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40 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably there are not so many foreign travellers to expect in Ballina luxury hotel. The city is not so famous and quite small, but there is a hidden gem here - The Ice Hotel. As it was already described by others this hotel doesn't impress when you reach it. It is located away from city center, but that's the point... More 

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2 Thank XXXPol
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 and choosing us as your base while in Ballina. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us and got to make the best of our facilities and location, I... More 

Dublin
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26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel doesn't look like much on arrival but it is nice inside, with a lovely view of the river from the restaurant & rooms. The staff are very friendly & the breakfast was very good & freshly-cooked. It's a lovely quiet hotel & is pretty small & peaceful. The rooms are lovely & very spacious as is the bathroom,... More 

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1 Thank MazyIreland
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 hotel of choice while in Ballina. It is wonderful to read such a positive review of your recent Ice House experience, and that your stay was an enjoyable and memorable one with us, I do apologise that the heat in your room caused... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After two weeks in Ireland, this was easily our favorite. The river suite was modern and stylish with a truly lovely view overlooking the River Moy. We could have sat all day watching the birds and boats and sunlight dancing on the water; it was so peaceful and fresh. The spa is tiny but fine, with a small outdoor hot... 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 your recent review of the Ice House and choosing us as your base while in Ballina. It's wonderful to read such a positive review of your recent stay with us and I am very pleased to read your expectations were exceeded during your stay with us. Our team strive to make each guest stay memorable... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in this hotel and from the outside I didn't quite know what to expect. Once inside our room I was absolutely shocked at how beautiful it was, one whole wall was glass looking straight onto the river moy. The rooms were modern. It was so peaceful and relaxing with hot tubs outside again with a view of the... More 

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1 Thank Rachel W
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 and choosing us as your hotel of choice while in Ballina. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed all aspects of your recent stay with us, please be assured that your comments will be passed... More 

Limerick, Ireland
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36 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful view, sitting enjoying cocktails great Barman . Lovely spa and the tub out side door fantastic. Very calm hotel . We had a great welcome very professional. The dinner was very tasty. We definitely be 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 a delight to read your wonderful review and to hear that your stay with us was so enjoyable, all feedback is greatly appreciated and helps us to strive to provide the highest possible levels of service, attention... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Heads up to the Chef awesome food!!!! The manager Jason please recognize the waitress Nicola she is so professional and polite as yourself thank you so much I went here all the way from NYC today to celebrate my birthday I do travel often as I work for the airlines and have to say along with my cousin Edel Gallagher... 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 your recent review of the Ice House and choosing our restaurant to celebrate your special occasion. It is a delight to read such a wonderful review of your recent birthday celebrations with us and I am very pleased to read your expectations were exceeded during your visit with us and thank you for your personal... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Babysitting
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: $126 - $275 (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 Luxury Hotel in Ballina
#2 Romantic Hotel in Ballina
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