Ballyfin

April 12, 2016
Hotels

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. The house has long been admired as the most lavish Regency mansion in Ireland, and after eight years of restoration, Ballyfin re-opened in May 2011 as a 5 star country house hotel like no other. It offers the very best of Irish hospitality in the most beautiful surroundings imaginable. 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. With just 15 bedrooms it is also the ideal place to take over for a very special celebration. Come and enjoy life in 5 star luxury in one of the greatest country houses in Ireland.
Irish country houses were created as places for entertainment. The recent restoration has aimed at returning Ballyfin as closely as possible to how it functioned when it was built. 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…