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Reviewed 18 April 2016

We booked this hotel last minute. We usually stay in Killarney but felt like a change of scenery! I am so pleased that we did. Ballygarry House is a fantastic hotel. We are a couple with a 9 month old baby so booked a superior room for extra space. My mother who was travelling with us had a classic room....

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Padraig M, Owner at Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest I am delighted to read your lovely review regarding your recent stay with us, thank you for taking the time to write it. It is always a pleasure to read that we were able to create a wonderful experience for our guests throughout their entire stay. I'm delighted that you were able to explore Ballyseedy Woods, it is...

Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed here about two years ago for a wedding and promised ourselves that we would come back. And so we did this week Sunday to Tuesday on a great deal from the hotel itself. Very cosy room with extremely friendly staff. Great food in the bar and fantastic breakfast. Its a pity there is no pool bit it has...

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Padraig M, Owner at Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking your time to post your review and thank you also for your kind words regarding our food and staff. The building work that occurred during your stay is now complete & we recently launched The Brasserie at Ballygarry. The new addition also includes a new smoking area. We look forward to welcoming you back...

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 12 April 2016

This is my second time staying at Ballygarry House Hotel. The hotel is very well kept and the staff are extremely accommodating and courteous. I availed of the fitness suite which I must say is fairly well equipped for a hotel. I also went to the Spa looking to buy some mineral salts for my son to soak in a...

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Padraig M, Owner at Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Maylou, Firstly I would like to thank you for your repeated custom and your very kind words. The team at the Spa are always so accommodating and I do hope your son recovered well from his training. We are very proud of our genuine hospitality and it is lovely to read this being recognised. Each of our team go...

County Tipperary, Ireland
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights in a superior room. From check in to check out everything was perfect. The room was very clean, comfy and relaxing. We ate in the bar one evening, it was lovely and we had very friendly service. Breakfast was really really nice. The spa was amazingly relaxing, didn't have any treatments but for sure we...

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Padraig M, Owner at Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mary, I am pleased to read your great review of your stay with us here in Ballygarry House. Our Spa treatments are always very popular and do book out well in advance- you will have to book for the next time you stay! Donal - yes you are right he is from Donegal- and Nuala are very popular members...

County Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Food is unreal , absolutley fantastic, only bad thing is during dinner the waitress dropped the mash in my lap, but everything else is fantastic, can't fault this place. Lovely garden and free parking

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MrP_McGillicuddy, Owner at Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your 5 star review and your kind comments. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Apologies for the mishap with the mash. I hope it didn't spoil your evening. Best Regards Padraig McGillicuddy and all the team at Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2016

A very warm welcome from the staff who were friendly throughout our stay for three nights in a junior suite. We had taken our grandchildren to stay with relatives so only really used the hotel for sleeping. The room was 303 overlooking the gardens at the back away from the car park and was very comfortable. Breakfast very good and...

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MrP_McGillicuddy, Owner at Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for your kind words regarding our staff. I'm happy to learn that you and your grandchildren enjoyed your bedrooms and were able to relax whilst you stayed with us. Our development work is coming to an end and we have worked tirelessly to ensure it did not...

Reviewed 1 April 2016

We stayed at Ballygarry House for two nights. They had a family speacial deal that was two nights b&b - one dinner & family passes to aqua dome & the Playdium. We didn't get to the Playdium but loved Aquadome. There'd is also a shopping centre close by that had something for all of us. The hotel itself is in...

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MrP_McGillicuddy, Owner at Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It's good to get away with the family isn't it? I am delighted that the team here at Ballygarry were able to play a role in you and your family having an enjoyable time with us. We have some great activities locally and we are proud to work them into our packages for our guests to enjoy. Thank...

Tralee, Ireland
Reviewed 30 March 2016

it is great for communions . place outside for kids to run around great service lovely food.everything is very nice . if you stay there is a lovely spa and the bedroom are very clean and pretty. definitely the best hotel in tralee! this is good for everything with great outside gardens!

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MrP_McGillicuddy, Owner at Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your recent communion, and thank you for your very high praise. We really do love hosting these special family occasions. We hope to see you back at the hotel again soon. Best Regards Padraig McGillicuddy and all the team at Ballygarry House...

Birr, Ireland
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Overall I found this to be a good hotel, friendly staff on reception, housekeeping and in the spa but the bar leaves a lot to be desired.The bar lacks atmosphere the same cd playing over and over, the food was nice but we had to ask for our table to be cleaned after the previous diners. The breakfast is very...

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MrP_McGillicuddy, Owner at Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your feedback and your kind words regarding our staff. The bar is a work in progress at present, with our new casual dining venue due to open later this month. The Brasserie will be to the back of the bar with its own entrance way also, which will then free up the bar allowing us...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

We have stayed in Ballygarry House many times over the years. It continues to be one of my favourite hotels in Ireland. What sets Ballygarry apart from other hotels is the warm, relaxed atmosphere with 5 star service and attention to detail. The hotel is constantly evolving. Just when you think it can't get any better, it does. The recent...

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MrP_McGillicuddy, Owner at Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest I'm delighted that Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa is one of your favourite hotels in Ireland. The team and I work hard each and every day to ensure our guests have enjoyable experiences whilst they stay with us. As you have pointed out, we are never sitting still and always looking for ways to better and improve the...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Named in the top 10 of hotels in Ireland on TripAdvisor, the 4 star Ballygarry House Hotel in Tralee Co. Kerry has been in the same family for over 50 years & owner Padraig McGillicuddy knows how to make you feel at home. The hotel's warm interior offers plenty of corners to hide away with a good book to indulge in afternoon tea, and Brooks restaurant serves modern Irish cuisine using the best of local Kerry produce. The Brasserie at Ballygarry House offers casual dining daily from 12.30. This Kerry Hotel provides visitors with the perfect base to explore Kerry and The Wild Atlantic Way with plenty of attractions and activities nearby. No visit to Ballygarry Hotel Tralee is complete without a visit to Nadur Spa which offers traditional Irish Seaweed Soaks as well as hot tub, thermal suite & rejuvenating mud wraps. ... more   less 

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Address: Leebrook, Tralee V92 W279, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Tralee
Price Range: RM474 - RM776 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 64
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Ballygarry House Hotel And Spa
Ballygarry House Hotel Tralee
Ballygarry Hotel Tralee
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Tralee
#1 Family Hotel in Tralee
#1 Luxury Hotel in Tralee
#2 Business Hotel in Tralee
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