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Like being set inside an Irish novel, visiting Ballyfin will blow your mind.

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Ballyfin is perfect for travelers who crave access to Ireland’s beautiful natural landscape

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There is simply nowhere else in Ireland like Ballyfin

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Ballyfin is a wonderfully restored country house on an exquisite estate

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This most exclusive of country house hotels bags all the prizes for sheer opulence and comfort.

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Exclusive Magazine

It is pure five star luxury, but somehow manages to be as welcoming as someone’s home

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Destination I do

Hosting your wedding here would be worthy of royalty

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Ballyfin is a wow of a property from the inside and out

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Underpinning luxury, it comes as no surprise that the homely estate holds an authentic and timely history

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UK Telegraph

Claire Wrathall of The Telegraph Luxury praises the costume room and how to dress the part at Ballyfin

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Natalie DiScala’s - Ballyfin is so impressive, imposing, pretty and picturesque, it almost takes your breath away

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The West Australian Travel

Gemma Nisbet - It’s like something out of Jane Austen

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Herald Sun

The Ultimate round the world dream holiday

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Departures, December 2013

There’s something immaculately quaint about breakfast at this stately Irish property

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Ballyfin deftly blends the grandeur of the restored architectural gem with the relaxed and intimate ambience of a country home.

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Catherine Fairweather

It is impossible not to be captivated by Ballyfin’s film-set-like gardens and interiors.

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UK Telegraph

Ballyfin is perhaps the most splendid country house in Ireland

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Stay just one night and you can't help but fall a little more in love, although whether it's with the house, Ireland or your companion is of course entirely up to you.

UK Telegraph

Fiona Duncan – Telegraph’s travel hotel expert puts Ballyfin in a league of its own

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Irish Eden

The Magic of Ballyfin - June 2013

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Bridgestone Guide

What you get here at Ballyfin – along with a restoration achievement to marvel at and a level that is genuinely deluxe – is an authentic experience and genuine hospitality in one of the country’s most beautiful grand houses

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A gloriously unapologetically luxurious hotel


Feels like a house party out of Downton Abbey

National Geographic

To someone who has seen her fair share of hotels and resorts, Ballyfin stands alone.


Five star treatment from the moment you arrive.

The Sunday Times

"The attention to detail has been awesome"

House & Garden

Ballyfin is a gem of a grand country house hotel

Departures, June 2011

"A 221-year-old manor set in the foothills of the Slieve Bloom mountains, triumphantly opens as Ireland's most opulent hotel"

Tatler, May 2011

"Is there any more exciting hotel opening this year?

Travel & Leisure, June 2011

"The hotels central location-halfway between Dublin & Shannon - makes it an ideal stopping point for travellers bound from the capital to the southwest coast"

Sunday Business Post, July 2011

"In a league of its own, it should put Ireland on the radar of that most sought-after class of tourist - those who want the very best and are willing to pay for it"

Irish Tatler, September 2011

For the truly special occasions in life, it is a huge addition to the luxury country house market in Ireland. It is the price of perfection and it's worth it"