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Ballyfin Demesne is one of the most lavish Regency mansions in Ireland. With only 20 rooms and a Gardeners Cottage for the 614 acre estate, this five star luxury hotel, in County Laois, provides discretion and privacy like few other destinations.
Set at the foot of the Slieve Bloom Mountains in the centre of Ireland, the five star luxury country house hotel of Ballyfin Demesne is a place of history and romance, of tranquility and great natural beauty.
Ballyfin Demesne is steeped in Irish history and has long been admired as the most lavish Regency mansion in Ireland. The magnificent estate has been painstakingly restored to become a small hotel like no other. Each of the twenty bedrooms are individually and sensitively decorated. The refurbished Gardeners Cottage, set in the corner of the walled garden, scarcely a stone throw from the main house can also be reserved.
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. Ballyfin houses an outstanding collection of paintings which traces the development of Irish art from the mid seventeenth century to today.
Stone walls enclose 614 acres of parkland, a lake and ancient woods, delightful garden buildings, follies and grotto's, ideal for outdoor pursuits. Ballyfin is the perfect location to celebrate special occasions.