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Ballyfin Demesne

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Hotel

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Rated from 2 to 5, Red Star ‘Inspectors’ Choice’ hotels are the best in Britain and Ireland within their particular banding.

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Lovingly restored Regency mansion with modern conveniences

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At a glance

2 Rosette restaurant
Wheelchair accessible
Wi-Fi
Lift
Spa
Gym

Nestled in over 600 acres, this lavish Regency mansion has been painstakingly restored, yet all modern conveniences have been incorporated. With only 20 bedrooms, guests at Ballyfin have the feeling of visiting a friend's home; relaxation comes naturally when ensconced in any of the sumptuously decorated salons, library or the stunning Turner-designed conservatory. Hospitality is key here; a team of butlers is at hand to ensure guests are well cared for at all times. Cuisine is an important element of the Ballyfin experience, with daily-created menus on offer, together with suggested wine pairings – many featuring the Bordeaux estates of the Irish 'Wine Geese' who fled following the Battle of Kinsale. Spa treatments are available, as are a number of country pursuits such as falconry, archery, fishing and clay shooting.

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Rooms

  • En-suite rooms: 20
  • Ground-floor rooms: 2
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Free satellite TV in rooms

Opening times

  • Closed: Jan

Facilities

  • Night porter
  • Lift available

Accessibility

  • Accessible bedrooms: 1
  • Walk-in showers

Children

  • No children under: 9yrs

Leisure

  • Indoor swimming pool, heated
  • Hard tennis court
  • Croquet
  • Gym
  • Spa
  • Private fishing
  • Other leisure facilities: Clay pigeon Air rifle shooting Archery Falconry Horse riding Pony & carriage tour Boating on the lake
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme

Weddings

  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 130

Getting here

Nearest train station

Portlaoise

Nearest motorway junction

M7 junct 18
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