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Ballyfin Demesne

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Literally, heaven on earth...the most exquisite place you can ever imagine to stay...in Ireland or any other place. From the moment you arrive (and actually, before you exit your transport to the property) you are made to feel as if you are the welcomed friend...More

3  Thank joanieplanr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful, elegant, incredible hotels you will ever stay in. The care, not to mention the money used to renovate this property is beyond description. The cuisine, service, building and grounds are the best of the best. Many thanks to...More

2  Thank piatty73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently visited Ballyfin Demense County Laois, This Trip was for a special occasion so we decided it needed to be a Special Place and Ballyfin certainly did not disappoint. From arrival to Departure the experience was just magical, The Hotel was just recently voted best...More

1  Thank Justin C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I built an entire trip to Ireland and Scotland based on a recommendation to go to Ballyfin from my travel agent. And yes she was correct! Unbelievable, fabulous, luxurious and at the same time, it was "warm and homey!" I have to say that this...More

1  Thank Joan D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and a couple of friends try to make it to Ballyfin to dine once if not twice a year and it is always fabulous. It’s eloquent and not too fussy , the staff are down to earth and make you feel really comfortable /...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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)
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
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Minibar
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Alaskahoney
5 January 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
1 February 2017|
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glsebs
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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"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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