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4.2 out of 5

"Accommodation was comfortable and clean..Staff very friendly " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 19 Aug 2019

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Hotel Description

The breakfast at Great National Hotel Ballina gets high marks from our customers. During your stay, you'll be close to Dolmen of the Four Maols. Free WiFi in public areas, free self-parking and a full-service spa are available. This 4-star hotel has 87 rooms over 3 floors. Free WiFi and deep-soaking bathtubs are available in all rooms.

  • All rooms offer deep-soaking bathtubs, 24-hour room service and flat-screen TVs
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Free self-parking
  • Enjoy a bite to eat at McShanes Bistro, a bistro that serves Irish cuisine
  • Full breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Take a swim in the indoor pool
  • Indulge with manicures and pedicures, body treatments or body wraps at The Beauty Spot
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services and tour or ticket assistance
  • On-site recreation includes a fitness centre, a steam room and a sauna
  • Guests speak favourably about the helpful staff and the convenient parking
  • Just a 3-minute drive from Dolmen of the Four Maols and a few minutes from Ballina Presbyterian Church

Deluxe Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
€68* Per night/room 19 Jul - 20 Jul

Family Room (2 + 2)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Double Room Single Use

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Deluxe Double Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room (2+1)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Great National Hotel Ballina ratings based on 6 verified reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Great National Hotel Ballina

Everyone (5) Family (1)
3 out of 5

Posted by on 6 Dec 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

14 Feb 2020 by Siobhan Scally

Hello Thank You for taking the time to rate us. Kind Regards Siobhan Scally

4 out of 5
Accommodation was comfortable and clean..Staff very friendly

Posted by on 19 Aug 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

22 Aug 2019 by Ethan Tuffy

Thank you for staying with us. We appreciate your kind feedback and hope you will return in the future. Kind Regards, Ethan Tuffy Deputy General Manager

4 out of 5

Good standard

Pros: Good size rooms.
Cons: Range of food in restaurant.
Location: There are so many sights to see within a few miles - a fabulous coastline!
Good standard of hotel for the cost of rooms. Rooms are of a good size and standard. Only other comment is that it is badly signed posted from the main Dublin Road whilst coming out of town. There is a great sign in the other direction. Apart from that I would recommend the hotel.

Posted by , from NI on 19 Apr 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

30 Apr 2018 by The Front Office Team

Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

5 out of 5

Nice hotel about 3k from the town centre

Pros: Everything
We have a lovely time staff very helpful nice location would recommend and we will go back

Posted by , from northern ireland on 6 Feb 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Feb 2017 by Natalie King - Revenue Manager

Thank you for your fantastic review Catherine, delighted you enjoyed your recent stay. I hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Natalie

5 out of 5

Family break

Lovely wee stay. Plenty of room in room for little one to play. Great selection for breakfast. Nothing to much bother for staff to take care of. This was our second stay as a family. Will be back again at some stage. Staff all very pleasant and helpful.

Posted by on 26 Aug 2016

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17 Oct 2016 by Natalie

Thank you so much for your kind review! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and I hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back again. Kind Regards, Natalie - Revenue Manager

4 out of 5

close to many other interests

Pros: large and comfortable and secure
Location: many places of interest all beautiful
a comfortable stay ad excellent breakfast. dinner also very well presented and tasty if needed. relaxing

Posted by on 25 Jul 2016

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14 Nov 2016 by Natalie

Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted you enjoyed your recent stay with us. Hopefully we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to Great National Hotel Ballina in the near future. Kind Regards, Natalie

About the Great National Hotel Ballina

Location N26, Dublin Road, Ballina, Co Mayo F26 X5P3

Property Features

Great National Hotel Ballina offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a sauna. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. Event space at this hotel measures 10764 square feet (1000 square metres). A fitness centre, spa services, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Great National Hotel Ballina. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Ballina hotel.

  • 87 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 10764 sq ft of conference space
  • 1000 sq. m of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Knock (NOC-Ireland West) (37.5 km / 23.3 mi)
  • Train station: Ballina Station (2.4 km / 1.5 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Great National Hotel Ballina offers 87 forms of accommodation with a safe and free newspapers. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit with a deep soaking bath, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and in-room massages can be requested.

  • Deep-soaking tub
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a full breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10:30 AM.

McShanes Bistro – This bistro specialises in Irish cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a sauna and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Pilates classes on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

The Beauty Spot has 5 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy and reflexology.

The spa is open selected days. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 5
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16
  • Reflexology
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Swim caps must be worn in the pool and can be purchased at the hotel.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Social distancing measures are in place; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • One child stays free
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: EUR 11.50 for adults and EUR 11.50 for children (approximately)
  • Early check-in fee: EUR 15 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 15 (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Ballina Hotel
  • Hotel Ballina
  • Great National Hotel
  • Great National Ballina
  • Great National Ballina Ballina
  • Great National Hotel Ballina Hotel
  • Great National Hotel Ballina Ballina
  • Great National Hotel Ballina Hotel Ballina

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland) assigns an official star rating for accommodation in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.

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