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    Ballyfin Demesne

    Ballyfin, Ireland
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    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 282 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    What an oasis of calm arriving during Storm Ophelia. Power lines down but the Hotel had its own generator so no disruption to normal service. I must point out that normal service is exceptional service at the Ballyfin. It would be unfair to single out...More

    Thank V141LVstuartm
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Rumors and reviews did not disappoint - wow factor from when you walk up the steps. Returned to a different era but yet not uncomfortable to lose yourself in. My favourite was the "Versailles" room, draped in Gold with sublime chandelier from Napolean's sister!. All...More

    1  Thank tinseltoes
    Response from Ballyfin, Deputy General Manager at Ballyfin DemesneResponded 2 days ago

    Dear tinseltoes, Many thanks for your review on your recent visit to Ballyfin. We are delighted you enjoyed the evening and many thanks for your kind mention of the team. We very much look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back soon. kind regards...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My wife and I stayed at Ballyfin last weekend for the Saturday night. From the moment we arrived we felt very welcome. Emma greeted us and gave us an overview of the house and explained lunch, afternoon tea and dinner arrangements and then took us...More

    Thank Stuart B
    Response from Ballyfin, Deputy General Manager at Ballyfin DemesneResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Stuart B, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay with us. We are delighted to read you enjoyed the experience , from the "Ballyfin Welcome" on your arrival to taking part in many of the activities, to...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    If you are lucky enough to have a chance to stay at this lovely "Hotel" be sure to take it. This is a top of the line place to stay. The service and attention to detail in making sure you are well taken care of...More

    Thank CAHT
    Response from Ballyfin, Deputy General Manager at Ballyfin DemesneResponded 1 week ago

    Dear CAHT, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay at Ballyfin. We loved reading how you enjoyed the experience from the team welcome on the steps on your arrival to relaxing by the fire with a book and...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed here for one night. Outstanding service, an extremely comfortable and interesting property with a lot of history. Very extensive grounds, bikes and electric buggies included. Whilst it was a wonderful experience, I am not convinced it was really worth 1400 Euros per night...More

    Thank Tom_Lennie
    Response from Ballyfin, Deputy General Manager at Ballyfin DemesneResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Tom_Lennie, Many thanks for your review on your recent stay with us. It was a pleasure to welcome you both and we are delighted you enjoyed the experience and took the opportunity to explore the Demesne by golf cart and bicycle. We look forward...More

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    About
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    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Room amenities
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Indoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$288 - US$1,085 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Ireland >
    • Province of Leinster >
    • County Laois >
    • Ballyfin
    • Also Known As
    • Ballyfin Demesne Hotel County Laois
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    Richard G
    1 February 2017|
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    26 December 2015|
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    Response from Sharon992 |
    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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    "Lady Kildare"
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    "We stayed in the Lady Caroline Coote room overlooking the lake. I recommend it."
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    "Because you are on a huge estate there are NO bad rooms at Ballyfin"
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    "All the rooms are furnished differently and have different views. The web site will give you a good idea of..."
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