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Kilkenny, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I must say I do like it here, it has both positives and negatives. Positives included a relaxed atmosphere, beautiful rooms and nice staff and wonderful food (but dear if you're on a budget. Negatives included dear food (but wonderful! So both a positive and negative) we both booked in for 30 min massages. My partner received hot stones and...

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ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the Ice House and choosing us as your base while in Ballina. I am pleased to read that overall you had an enjoyable stay with us, however I am sorry that some aspects of your stay did not meet expectations. We always take guest feedback on board both positive and negative...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had been anticipating a weekend to the Ice House for quite a while. Arrived Friday afternoon. Quick check-in. Room was lovley but didnt have the wow factor that I was expecting. Shower didnt have a tray and so water went outside of shower area. Had to use bath towels to soak water. Restaurant - food was delicious and food was...

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ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to submit your review on your recent stay with us here at the Ice House and choosing us as your hotel of choice while in Ballina. I am delighted to read that overall you had a pleasant experience with us, however I am sorry to read that some areas fell short of...

Dundalk, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back form a 2 day trip to Ice House Hotel Ballina. On arrival greeted by lovely receptionist who showed us to our beautiful room over looking the river. The room was a good size and has a lovely bathroom with a big bath and open shower. We were booked for 2 nights and had booked the spa for deep...

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ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the Ice House and choosing us as your base while in Ballina. It is a delight to read your wonderful review, and to read that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us, all feedback is greatly appreciated as it helps us to strive to provide only the highest possible...

Dublin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from a short break at the Ice House and can recommend it to anyone who wants to "get away from it all". Incredible architecture to make the most of the site. Really helpful, friendly and courteous staff. Lovely bedroom with great view out over the water. Excellent food. Outdoor hot tub was lovely as was steam room and...

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ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the Ice House and choosing us as your hotel of choice while in Ballina. It's wonderful to read your fantastic review of your stay with us, I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed all our different offerings throughout the hotel and rate our product so highly - our team will...

Donegal Town, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We eventually made it back after visiting a few years ago and promising to return. The experience was amazing. From the moment we arrived the staff made us feel so welcome and tended to our every need. The reception staff were really nice and advised us on local activities and restaurants. Our room, Amber was on the first floor near...

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ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the Ice House and choosing to return to us again, it was our pleasure to welcome you back. It's very encouraging to read such a wonderful review and I'm delighted to hear that your expectations were met and exceeded with us again, our team will greatly appreciate your kind comments. We...

Inishcrone, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I joined friends, who were staying at the hotel, for dinner. They enjoyed their 2 night stay. For a starter I had the sea food chowder which was sublime. The bread was also excellent. We had a French Syrah to go with our meal, a bit overpriced. For the main course I had hake, my friends had the roast beef...

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ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to submit your review on your recent dining experience with us here at the Ice House. I am delighted to read that overall you enjoyed all aspects of your recent visit with us, please be assured that your feedback will be taken on board and passed onto our team here at the...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On arrival to the bar/restaurant there was no acknowledgement from staff. After perusing two drink menus, the barman didn't look our way. We went to a server to tell them we had a table booked. The atmosphere was very relaxed, and the place has good mood lighting. Ideal for couples or groups, it seems. I would return for the experience...

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ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the Ice House. I am pleased to read that overall you had an enjoyable experience with us recently and thank you for your much valued feedback, I am sorry to read that our food offerings and the service provided to you on this occasion fell some what short of your expectations...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed for one night, break fast included, from the minute we arrived everything was perfect. We stayed in one of the suites, which is located beside the spa where my husband had a hot stone massage and I had reflexology, both treatments were very relaxing and the girls looking after us were lovely. We are in...

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ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the Ice House and choosing us as your base while in Ballina. It is a delight to read such a positive review of your recent experience with us and that all aspects of your stay were enjoyed, the team here at the Ice House strive to make each guest experience memorable...

Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed recently in the Ice House Hotel, so called as it was an ice house in the 1800's where commercial ice was stored at cellar level on the banks of the river Moy. Reception was friendly and efficient. Our room was large and spotlessly clean looking out onto the river with great views. The original house / ice store was...

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ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to submit your review on your recent stay with us here at the Ice House and choosing us as your hotel of choice while in Ballina. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience with us and made the best of our facilities and location, please be assured that your...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From arriving at the hotels small and picture postcard river viewing the location is gorgeous and very quiet during the winter months. If your after a weekend break or a trip with a few couples this place is fantastic and I fully recommend people take a trip to this part of Ireland, the restaurant is lovely and the spa is...

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ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at The Ice House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the Ice House and choosing us as your base while visiting Ballina. It's fantastic to read that you enjoyed your overall recent stay and were impressed with the location and the hotel in general, I will take your recommendations for areas to improve on board - some of the items you...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Contemporary chic meets old world elegance throughout the Ice House. Funky furnishings, eclectic styling and stunning architectural design combine to make you feel like you're in the heart of the city. One look at the unrivalled riverside views from all our rooms and you'll immediately know you're not. The distinct, interior fusion of traditional and new styles are woven in to an eclectic mix. Together they form the perfect accent to the amazing views that stretch across the River Moy to the woodlands beyond. With great service, fantastic food, fine wines, clever cocktails and a hotel spa guaranteed to sooth... ...Discover the best of both worlds at The Ice House and make it your escape to the extraordinary. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ice House Hotel

Address: The Quay, Ballina, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Ballina
Price Range: ₹ 10,969 - ₹ 19,617 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Ice House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Ice Hotel Ballina
The Ice Hotel
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Ballina
#2 Romantic Hotel in Ballina
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“View of river”
 of 5 bubbles 926margaretg, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Approx 1Km from centre of Ballina”
 of 5 bubbles vreid20552017, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms are a good distance from bar, restaurant and spa/treatment area”
 of 5 bubbles Botanicview, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with a direct river view are best”
 of 5 bubbles liam_mccaffrey, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't take a heritage room if you don't like dark furniture and older style decor.”
 of 5 bubbles 373AnnM373, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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