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Great National Hotel Ballina

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Western Ireland, Ireland
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here recently for the Tommy Tiernan gig. Such a welcoming hotel and the staff are super nice and helpful. Beds are so comfy and breakfast was very tasty indeed! Couldnt fault it and cant wait to return!

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are delighted to read that you have highlighted the Great National Hotel Ballina as "Amazing staff & Hotel". We are very pleased that you enjoyed our recent Tommy Tiernan night and just to let you know that we have Paddy Casey playing this Sunday which is going to be another amazing night at the Great National Hotel...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff here were so helpful and friendly.When we wanted to see our team Leicester City's champions league match although they did not have the channel in the hotel they found a bar in the town that did and arranged a taxi there for us. Great food too.

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear John C, We are very happy to read that you found our team to be nice and friendly and that we have great facilities on offer. I will be looking at the sports packages with the various providers to ensure that the next time you visit you will not need to leave the hotel to see your team play....

Ballina, Ireland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I myself live in Ballina, but my family came visiting and they decided to stay here for their duration, now I spent a lot of time at the hotel with them and it is a fabulous place with absolutely amazing food for a reasonable price!! One complaint I do have is that the staff are so under pressure, the hotel...

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear LBarrett84, We are very pleased to read that you found the Great National Hotel to be a "Great Hotel" and that you are a regular customer of ours. I am looking into the concern that you have raised to see how this happened and I agree with you in terms that I am blessed with a friendly and professional...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had an excellent experience. PJ and his team looked after us very well. We will be delighted to use this hotel for all our functions. Raphaelle at the front office is very efficient and Denise spares no effort in helping to organise all our events.

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear Gerry G, We are extremely pleased to read that you enjoyed your recent Bridge Club President Dinner and that you have highlighted PJ and Denise for special praise. I would like to thank you for taking the time to post your review. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, Andrew Keane

Dublin
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've stayed twice this year so far and booked in again for this weekend - Why! I have two young kids 3 and 5 - We stay in quite a few hotels and they just want to go back here all the time. No.1 is the staff and the small things they do. It is a team effort and the...

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I would like to thank you for your very kind review and we are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us recently. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Great National Hotel in the very near future. Kind regards, Andrew Keane.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazingly helpful when phone booking, in fact - by a clear mile the most helpful sales person I've ever dealt with! Superb room family room, a very high standard. And the food was absolutely stunning!

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear Bren W, We are very happy to read that you found our hotel to be "Absolutely Superb" and that you gave high praise to our team and our food offering. I would like to thank you for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Great National Hotel...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are just back from a wonderful 2day stay in the Great National Hotel in Balina, co Mayo. We were really impressed. We were welcomed by a lovely receptionist who made us feel important straight away. This was followed by the next 2receptionists on their shift . The restaurant and bar staff were very helpful. We had a spa treatment...

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear Kathleen & Donal, We are delighted to read that you had a most enjoyable stay with us recently and that you will be returning to us in the near future. I would like to thank you for highlighting Edel in the Spa for special praise and she would be very pleased to read that you both enjoyed your treatments....

lucan co dublin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to many hotels along my travels but none can compare to the service provided by the staff at the great national. The moment we arrived everyone was so nice one of the best cocktails I've ever had by a gentleman called jay-jay behind the bar. A beautiful breakfast and such kind service by a lovely woman called...

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear Alex, We are extremely pleased to read that you were very happy with our stay and specially our team members, Roisin, JJ and Peter. Our team work hard to ensure that all our guests are offered the warm west of Ireland hospitality and the team members mentioned would be delighted to read that they have been signed out for...

belfast
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from three wonderful days in Ballina ,well i never thought that we could better any off our breaks in the last couple off years,this bettered them all from start to finish it was memorable.The room was spacious and delightfully presented and the bed was awesome and very comfortable and it was serviced daily and anything you wanted it...

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are delighted to read that you have enjoyed your three days at the Great National Hotel Ballina and that you will be returning to us again. I would like to thank you for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor. We look forward to welcoming you back in the very near future. Kind regards Andrew...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just back from a few days in Ballina Great National Hotel - get in the car, put the kids in the boot and head off - there is a full gym, pool, sauna, spa...........aerobic classes , kids camp, the lot out of town a wee bt ( ignore the 30 minute stroll to town cos its more like 40 at...

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andrewkeane2017, General Manager at Great National Hotel Ballina, responded to this review

Dear Martina B, I would like to thank you for taking the time to put your very kind review on TripAdvisor. The Team and I are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to the great national in the very near future. Kind regards, Andrew Keane

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about Great National Hotel Ballina

Address: N 59 Dublin Road, Ballina, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Ballina
Price Range: RM261 - RM578 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Great National Hotel Ballina 4*
Number of rooms: 87
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Also Known As:
Ramada Ballina
Ballina Ramada
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Ballina
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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