Ballyfin

Ballyfin, Ireland

Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

For 2018 & 2019:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Full breakfast for up to two in-room guests daily, served in restaurant
  • $100 USD equivalent Spa Services credit to be utilized during stay. Advance reservatons required. (not combinable, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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PROPERTY SIZE: 15 rooms
ROOM STYLE: Classic
VIBE: Sophisticated
Adventure Seclusion Wellness

Ballyfin

Address:
Ballyfin Road
County Laois
Ballyfin,
Ireland
Nearest Airport:
Dublin (DUB)
60 mi / 96 km

Hotel Features

At the Hotel

Features

  • All-inclusive
  • Internet Access
  • Lounge/Bar

Services

  • Laundry/Dry Cleaning/Pressing


Recreation
  • Fitness Center
  • Pool
  • Spa

About Us

Set at the foot of the Slieve Bloom Mountains in the centre of Ireland, Ballyfin is a place of history and romance, of tranquility and great natural beauty.

With only fifteen rooms for the 600 acre estate, this 5 star luxury hotel is the perfect place for a break from the stresses of the modern world and provides discretion and privacy like few other destinations.

Conceived on a generous scale for receiving guests, Ballyfin combines magnificence and intimacy in its State Rooms. The decoration of these interiors has long been acclaimed as among the finest of the Neoclassical and Empire periods in Ireland.

From the enormous Saloon at the heart of the house, to the eighty-foot Library which runs the length of its south façade, the State Rooms make for a glorious backdrop to a stay in the house. The Library is perfect for whiling away a few hours with plenty of quiet corners for conversation. Alternatively guests may enjoy the elegance of the Drawing Room, with its French inspired decoration and beautiful ceiling of rich stucco work, the grandeur of the Saloon, or the informality of the sun-filled Conservatory, reached through a secret door hidden in a bookshelf of the Library.

The estate is fabled for its natural and man-made beauties and, as the house is open to residents only, Ballyfin offers a perfect opportunity for rest, tranquillity and outdoor activities.

Dining options

All meals, snacks and coffees are included in the room rate and a wide choice of dining options is offered in delightfully elegant surroundings. Should you choose, the day at Ballyfin can be centred around truly outstanding gastronomic experiences – from a customized breakfast to a delicious lunch of your choice and onwards into the evening with a bespoke dinner.

Guests hiking, biking or simply relaxing may opt for a traditional, gourmet picnic hamper to enjoy in any location across the grounds, or select an al fresco meal on the terrace of the main house.

The Ballyfin Bar

Discreetly hidden away in the former Servants'; Hall downstairs, the Ballyfin Bar is the perfect place to enjoy the convivial hospitality for which Ireland is famed.

Activities

Among the outdoor activities offered at Ballyfin are coarse fishing on the lake, which has a large stock of roach and pike, croquet, clay pigeon shooting, tennis, archery and falconry.

Within the demesne there are several miles of hard surfaced paths as well as miles of mown grass paths offering a gentle stroll or the exhilaration of mountain biking.

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Enjoy a leisurely afternoon fishing on the lake, Pike, Roach, Tench and Eel are available and if you are lucky enough to get the catch of the day then our Chef will gladly prepare your catch for dinner.

Fitness and Treatment Rooms

The gym is fully equipped with the latest cardio vascular machines, audiovisual equipment and free weights. The treatment rooms provide an ideal place to unwind, restore and to invigorate the body and mind.

Best of the Best

With a glorious history that includes a painstaking, nine-year restoration, Ballyfin regains its throne as one of Ireland’s most lavish country retreats. Reigning over a sprawling 614-acre estate dotted with follies and grottoes, this 20-bedroom Regency manor house has been authentically refurbished, from the Chippendale mirrors right down to the antique mosaic floors. Food is sourced from the garden and local farms; guests may even pick their own fruit or collect eggs. Activities range from falconry and fishing the tranquil lake to enjoying cooking demonstrations and whiskey tastings in the cellar.

Advisor Tip

Beauty as far as the eye can see with excellent dining, masterful service and rooms never to be forgotten. –Eleanor Hardy Louisville, Kentucky

Location

Address
Ballyfin Road
County Laois
Ballyfin,
Ireland
Nearest Airport
Dublin (DUB), 60 Miles / 96 Kilometers

Guest Rooms & Suites

Single

Upgrade to Deluxe.

Every room and each suite in the house offers an impressive array of amenities, specially chosen to give our guests a sense of Irish tradition and hospitality.  Click here for individual room descriptions.

Deluxe

Upgrade to State.

Every room and each suite in the house offers an impressive array of amenities, specially chosen to give our guests a sense of Irish tradition and hospitality.  Click here for individual room descriptions.

State

Upgrade to Suite.

Every room and each suite in the house offers an impressive array of amenities, specially chosen to give our guests a sense of Irish tradition and hospitality.  Click here for individual room descriptions.

Suite

Every room and each suite in the house offers an impressive array of amenities, specially chosen to give our guests a sense of Irish tradition and hospitality.  Click here for individual room descriptions.

Junior Suite

Beautiful Junior Suites with views across the lake. One Junior suite has a private balcony overlooking the courtyard. Every room in the house offers an impressive array of amenities, specially chosen to give our guests a sense of Irish tradition and hospitality.

  • Bathrobe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Fireplace
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Facts & Policies

Facts
Experiences
Adventure, Seclusion, Wellness
Vibe Sophisticated
Room Style Classic
Number of Rooms 15
Check-In Time 3:00 PM
Check-Out Time 12:00 PM
Early Arrivals & Late Departures

Please inquire.

Guaranteed Reservations & Deposits

Please inquire.

Cancellation Policy

Please inquire.

Accepted Forms of Payment

Please inquire.

Terms & Conditions

SEASONAL CLOSURE: January 5-25 annually



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Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

For 2018 & 2019:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Full breakfast for up to two in-room guests daily, served in restaurant
  • $100 USD equivalent Spa Services credit to be utilized during stay. Advance reservatons required. (not combinable, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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