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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
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In-room safe, desk, free WiFi, wheelchair access

Guest reviews

4.8/5 Exceptional
31 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Business Services
  • Bar


Explore the area

Popular LocationBallynamona Beach7 min drive
Popular LocationBallycotton Cliff Walk11 min drive
Popular LocationJameson Experience14 min drive
AirportCork (ORK)32 min drive

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  • Double or Twin Room (Large)

    Room amenities

    • 6 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDouble or Twin Room (Large)
  • Superior Double or Twin Room

    Room amenities

    • 6 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsSuperior Double or Twin Room

The average per-night price is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area


Located in Cloyne, Ballymaloe House is in a rural location and next to a golf course. Jameson Experience and Fox's Lane Folk Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Water Rock Golf Course and Youghal Golf Club. Travelling with kids? Consider Fota Wildlife Park, or check out an event or a game at Youghal Greyhound Stadium. Take the opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like hiking/biking trails.

Visit our Cloyne travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Ballynamona Beach - 7 min drive
  • Ballycotton Cliff Walk - 11 min drive
  • Jameson Experience - 14 min drive
  • Trabolgan Bird of Prey Centre - 22 min drive
  • Cork Harbour - 31 min drive

Getting around

  • Midleton Station - 14 min drive
  • Cork (ORK) - 32 min drive


  • Where to eat
  • On-site dining venue – Restaurant offering local cuisine. Serves lunch and dinner.

About this property

Ballymaloe House

Family-friendly guesthouse with free breakfast and restaurant
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free guesthouse has an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. Free full breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, a coffee shop/café, an outdoor tennis court and a conference centre are on-site. All 29 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access, room service (during limited hours) and free bottled water. Safes, phones and desks are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Ballymaloe House offers 29 forms of accommodation with a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access.

Bathrooms include baths or showers and complimentary toiletries. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hairdryers can be requested.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 8 AM–10:30 AM
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Bike hire
  • Children's pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Playground
  • Tennis

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground


  • Banquet hall
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Danish
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Lithuanian
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish

Business services

  • 2 meeting rooms
  • Conference centre


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Couples dining
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Safe



Check-in between 2 PM and 11:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 50.00 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are available for EUR 20.00 per night

Payment types at the property

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Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 20.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 50.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

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.
  • No on-site parking is available.
  • Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit and window guards.

National rating

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

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Ballymaloe House and receive a full refund?
Yes, Ballymaloe House offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Ballymaloe House cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Ballymaloe House have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Is Ballymaloe House pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Ballymaloe House?
Ballymaloe House doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Ballymaloe House?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 11:30 PM.
What time is check-out at this guest house?
Checkout is at noon.
Where is this property located?
This family-friendly Cloyne guesthouse is located in a rural location, within 3 mi (5 km) of Ballymaloe Gardens and Ballynamona Beach. Ballycotton Cliff Walk and Jameson Experience are also within 9 miles (15 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Ballymaloe House

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Absolutely loved the local feel! We were the only "tourists". Even had someone come in and play music after dinner. Just lovely!

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Ballymaloe Stay

Fabulous. Staff very friendly. Room was superb as was the dining experience and breakfast. Would highly recommend and will definitely visit again. Thank you

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Fantastic weekend away

Absolutely super stay. So relaxed and peaceful. Will be back soon. Dinner was amazing. 10/10

Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Great staff, amazing accommodation. Lovely respite and get away

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019