The Ice House Hotel

The Quay, Ballina, County Mayo, Western Ireland, Ireland | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $149.00
 

Travel Blogs from Ballina

Friday 11 July 2014 Limerick to Sligo

A travel blog entry by bruce.durie

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... for lunch at Galway this is a busy city with cobblestone streets , many shops, cafés, buskers & bars. After lunch we drove to Knock with its modern cathedral and finally to Sligo , excursion tonight to Irish pub for drinks and ...

Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

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... to L, to face the setting sun of the midsummer solstice. As it was morning when we were there we just had to accept her version. It is believed that the tombs were used for many centuries then sealed up and rocks piled on top of them. Over the intervening centuries thick vegetation has grown over the rocks. The surrounding area is now peat bog but possibly wasn't at the time the tombs were made. Blanket peat bog goes up the hill sides and tops as well ...

Episode 7

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

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... Small areas of what has been excavated has been left uncovered to show what has been found, much has been recovered to keep it preserved, however the vast amount of it has only been located using a hand held metal probe. This metal probe is pushed into the peat bog until it meets resistance. If that resistance is a stone it can be felt and usually heard, if it just meets more solid earth then it’s not so hard. Bamboo stakes are used to matk the depth ...

Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters

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... had. We (my sister and my mom) swam at about 7:30 in the morning, and we swam once at night with Lynn too. Mom said that we were probably going to sink to the bottom of the pool cause of all the food we have been eating ( and the gelato ), but surprisingly I didn't. Only I did seem to be best at doggy paddling at the moment. I would zoom down the lane! We swam laps for a good while, and raced some, then to the hot tubs for ...

Episode 5

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

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... to the colonies as a way of escaping almost certain starvation. Of course during in that time vast numbers of Irish emigrated to America. Smuggling incurred a 100 fine and selling illegal booze a 20 fine, being drunk and disorderly was a fine of a shilling or so, it was stealing food and insulting nobles that got you sent to the colonies.

At a Flying boat museum in Foyne I got to try a flight simulator but had to rely on David as my arms and legs are ...

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Location

This 4 star hotel, located on The Quay, Ballina, is near Rosserk Friary, Ballina Dolmen, Ballina Arts Events Centre, and The Humbert Memorial.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Ice House Hotel Ballina

    Reviewed by ebeamish

    Just beautiful

    Reviewed Jan 6, 2013
    by (6 reviews) , Ireland Flag of Ireland

    Stunning location, stunning food. Breakfast in bed with a view and hot tubs overlooking the river Moy.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by ebeamish

    Highly reconmend

    Reviewed Dec 16, 2012
    by (6 reviews) , Ireland Flag of Ireland

    Literally the biggest, squishiest bed I've ever seen, amazing scenes and views and a fab little hot tub literally on the river! go to go to!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews The Ice House Hotel Ballina

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding