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Ballykealey Manor Hotel

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Reviewed 6 April 2015

We attended a family wedding the end of February 2015. The bar staff were very poor, it was like they were brought in from the kitchen to work the bar, half the bar staff couldn't pull a pint. The electricity went after the starters, no announcement, explanation or apology was made by management...it was like there was no management there....

5Thank Rory M
Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

We attened a wedding back in February 2015. .. to say it was a car cash would be putting it mildly. .. first the function room was so could guest had to put there jackets back on ... then the electric went ... we sat in a cold dark room with dirty soup bowls in front of us for an...

10Thank rahandrick
Carlow, Ireland
Reviewed 25 March 2015

I had a Birthday lunch celebration in Ballykealy Manor last Sunday and it was a wonderful occasion. All my expectations were exceeded by the service we received on the day , with the food served and the venue itself. I cannot recommend this Hotel highly enough.

3Thank KedRed60
Reviewed 24 March 2015

I was attending a wedding at Ballykealey at the end of February. My initial impression was it was dated, old and cold. On checking in, there was no option to pay on departure and payment was required there and then. The rooms are in bad need of updating and I found them to be cold, small and even damp. I...

5Thank Evelyn F
Reviewed 24 March 2015

We had a Birthday celebration in Ballykealy Monor Hotel last Sunday. The experience was fantastic from the start of the day ( with complimentary Bellini cocktails ) to the end ( tea, sandwiches and delicious biscuits for lingering guests at 6.30 pm !! ). The dining room was beautifully decorated and felt like having our own private manor house for...

County Laois, Ireland
Reviewed 21 March 2015

I attended my friend’s wedding on the 28th February 2015 and it really turned out to be an episode of Fawlty Towers! It is a lovely house with a nice setting, but that is far as it goes. I would strongly urge anyone thinking of having this hotel as a wedding venue to think again! The hotel was freezing and...

7Thank Poormansbridge
Reviewed 16 March 2015

My family (three adults and three children) had lunch here yesterday. It was booked for two pm. We waited at least fifteen to twenty minutes for service. We gave the order and asked for the children's food to be served with our starters. After another long wait (the children were now hungry and getting bored just sitting around) our starters...

5Thank thefourofuscarlow
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 11 March 2015

I had the unfortunate experience to attend a wedding reception here recently. The function room was icy cold when we entered and it did not improve as we went. The electricity failed, first in the toilets, and then in the whole of the function room during the reception between the first and second courses resulting in a delay of 1.25...

10Thank Martin F
Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 4 March 2015

I attended my nieces wedding here last Saturday and the experience left a lot to be desired. The reception started in artic conditions in function room, after 2 courses the electricity failed and so did the staff, no apologies to guests and tables left dirty for 1.25 hours, when service resumed the brides table was not served first with desert...

9Thank Sean P
Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

Attended a wedding what an awful experience for a bride a groom had to experience the ballroom was freezing as they had no heating all day so had to stay wearing coats while eating starters and then for the electricity to go for 2hours due to a fault with the hotel u would think that staff and management would be...

15Thank Cacko1

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Additional Information about Ballykealey Manor Hotel

Address: Ballon, Ballon, Ireland (Formerly Ballykealey Country House Hotel)
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Carlow > Ballon
Price Range: ₹ 6,314 - ₹ 11,249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Ballykealey Country Hotel
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“Avoid like the plague!”
S389CBchrism, 28 May 2015 | Read review
“Ask for the room with the bay window at the front of the hotel”
loughy26, 5 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Need a car to get here or bus to Ballon village.:)”
corsas, 30 May 2014 | Read review
“They are all good rooms.good size and en suite”
siobhanb211, 18 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Houses gave the home from home experience, would have loved the heating to be on on arrival but it could not fault anything else!”
Sweetied10, 17 Oct 2012 | Read review
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