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Ballyfin Demesne

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Reviewed August 11, 2017

We loved our visit--amazing house, beautiful grounds, and perfect service. Wish we had planned to stay longer. The grounds are lovely and very relaxing. You have to like quiet and peaceful. There is no scene and most people stick to themselves. But the rooms and...More

Thank m343
Response from Ballyfin, Deputy General Manager at Ballyfin DemesneResponded October 14, 2017

Dear m343, Thank you for your review on your visit to Ballyfin. Delighted you enjoyed the experience and the peace and quiet. We very much look forward to welcoming you back . kind regards Martina Yearsley Deputy General Manager

Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

Ballyfin Demesne is located about a hour or so from the Dublin Ireland Airport. Ballyfin is one of the Top Hotels in the World. It is as if you are spending the night in beautifully restored art museum with beautiful original art paintings in every...More

4  Thank Tommy J
Response from Ballyfin, Deputy General Manager at Ballyfin DemesneResponded October 14, 2017

Dear Tommy J, Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay at Ballyfin. Delighted you enjoyed your stay and compared Ballyfin to a beautiful restored art museum with beautiful original art paintings in every room. Thank you for your kind mention of the...More

Reviewed August 5, 2017

This was one of the best places we have ever stayed in. The building is like living in a museum. The service was outstanding. Every member of the staff knew us by name. They knew all our allergies and gave us customized menus. We loved...More

2  Thank cindylubin
Response from Ballyfin, Deputy General Manager at Ballyfin DemesneResponded October 14, 2017

Dear cindylubin, Thank you for your review on your stay at Ballyfin. It was so nice to read that Ballyfin is one of the best places you have ever stayed in. Delighted you enjoyed the pony and carriage ride and the house tour, both always...More

Reviewed August 1, 2017

The hotel rate may cost the earth but it leaves you feeling spoilt and indulged in the nicest possible way -- a kind of authentic castle house guest experience "ride" (think Disneyland creations) for grown ups! You won't feel like Lord or Lady of the...More

2  Thank more63
Response from Ballyfin, Deputy General Manager at Ballyfin DemesneResponded October 14, 2017

Dear more63, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review on your stay at Ballyfin. Delighted you enjoyed the Ballyfin experience and all we have to offer. Ballyfin is such a wonderful place to escape from every day life, to unwind and...More

Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Ballyfin Demesne is absolutely sensational! The house is absolutely gorgeous in the very best of taste as well as in absolutely perfect order. Every bedroom I saw is different and all are stunning! Some are larger than others but all are beautiful uncluttered fresh comfortable...More

2  Thank Jelswiss
Response from Ballyfin, Deputy General Manager at Ballyfin DemesneResponded October 14, 2017

Dear Jelswiss, Many thanks for your review on your visit to Ballyfin. We are all delighted to read you enjoyed your stay and had the opportunity to see a selection of the bedrooms. Thank you for your special mention of the team who all take...More

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Alaskahoney
January 5, 2018|
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Response from j0hnhill1 | Reviewed this property |
Suppose it depends when you are going. The further ahead the better. It is amazing and worth the effort. We would skip Dublin on our next trip to spend more time there.
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Richard G
January 31, 2017|
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December 25, 2015|
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Hi, I haven't done it myself but I am from the vicinity. The train from Dublin takes approx 1 hour. You can book your train seats in advance via Iarnoid Eireann. The taxi drive from Portlaoise station takes a maximum of... More
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"Book Westmeath. In our view you don't need to book a suite"
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"All the rooms are beautiful!"
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"Rooms overlooking the lake get morning sun, but stout wooden shutters can be closed if you wish to sleep."
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"Suites facing the front are the most luxurious"
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