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Talbot County, Maryland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice, and most helpful staff. Food was outstanding. Bar was great with many varieties of gin. We loved the breakfasts, porridge was amazing. It is time for rooms to be updated, especially the baths. Common rooms could use a face lift also. Gift shop was very nice. We would definitely go back for food, not sure I would stay...

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A special birthday lunch for my husband, and we were not disappointed. This is a typical, old style country house hotel. Yes, maybe a little tired, but still beautiful. The staff made us feel special, from reception to waiting staff at lunch. The food was lovely - sweet trolley divine! A slice of Birthday Cake with a candle for my...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very relaxing stay beautiful 5 course meal and delicious breakfast with homemade bread, butter, conserves, porridge and of course full Irish. Lovely staff, friendly and helpful, we will definitely be back.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at ballymaloe recently. First impressions were great, the house itself and grounds are lovely! The room was average, could badly do with new pillows! The staff were nice, polite and friendly. Dinner was very disappointing!! A set 5 course menu where course after course was bland and far from the standard I would have expected for €75/head. Definitely...

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fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

We are all so sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us. We very much hope that you might return one day and we can make amends.

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place! A haven of excellence... staff are perfect! Rooms are perfect! And the food is outstanding... we went with friends and dinner B and B was 200 a head including wine and pre dinner drinks.. excellent value for money. It was my fifth time staying and I shall definitely return.

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fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed your fifth stay so much and we look forward to welcoming you back for the sixth!

Toronto
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The hotel is first and foremost a foodie destination. The Allen family seems to be everywhere. The rooms are very comfortable and well kept. Gather in the lounge for pre-dinner drinks, and to review the dinner menu and make your choice. The dinner was outstanding and most memorable. The breakfast buffet is good with all sorts of eggs, etc on...

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fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to send in a review. You are correct that there are quite a few of us Allens who work alongside our wonderful staff!

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We arrived for lunch at Ballymaloe house last week and were fortunate to have a few minutes to walk the beautiful grounds. Lunch was gorgeous and delicious, and the entire staff at Ballymaloe House could not have been nicer. Because we were attending a class at Ballymaloe Cookery School after lunch, we had asked at reception if they could arrange...

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fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the superb review. I think I drove you to the Cookery School, so I am delighted that you enjoyed your afternoon there! We would love to see you back here for a bit longer next time.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 October 2016

By any measure, Ballymaloe House is outstanding. Our room was lovely and comfortable and every member of the staff was so nice and thoughtful. Dinner was just perfect - my next trip will definitely include some time at the cookery school as well!

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fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for the super review. We look forward to welcoming you back to stay and do a cookery course!

Ireland
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Myself and my husband spent a night here for our first anniversary and it was fabulous from start to finish. The superior room was spacious and had everything we needed. Dinner in the hotel was superb and the highlight was when Darina herself came and spoke to us during our meal. A gorgeous location with beautiful walks

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fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your anniversary in Ballymaloe and that Darina was there to chat to you. Hopefully you will come and visit us again soon! Thank you for your wonderful review.

Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We visited in August and were in the area on a late autumn break and decided to return on what was more like a summer's day. Unusually the cafe was very quiet late lunchtime. The menu is always short, but you struggle to choose as it always offers so many temptations. We decided to go for the celeriac soup with...

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fern071, Manager at Ballymaloe House Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of the Cafe, thank you so much for the super review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Cafe and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Ballymaloe House Hotel

Address: Shanagarry P25 Y070, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Shanagarry
Price Range: RM1,120 - RM1,324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Ballymaloe House Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 29
Also Known As:
Ballymaloe House Hotel Shanagarry
Ballymaloe Hotel
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“The Yellow Room on the lower level offers good access to parking and a direct view over the garden”
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“Ask for easy access if stairs are tricky, no lift”
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“We stayed in the main house and were very pleased”
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