Breaffy House Resort
one of the best holiday experiences. We staged in a house with 4 apartments in it and it was a 3 minute walk from the main hotel which was the breaffy house. our familf was big and therre were three bedrooms in one room and two in the other. There 16 of us so we stayed in 3 apartments all in the same house. As we are from ireland we drove to mayo and it was a good 4 hours so you'd want to add a travelling day. there were parking spaces out of the houses we could stay in which was great!The swimming pool was a great attraction for the 8 kids but the life guards were very controlling. After the beautiful dinners most nights the kids would play mini golf at the front of breaffy house hotel and during the day they would play on the playground as my friends and i lay on the grass sun bathing. Children being children they didnt want to go the kids club. The food there was great distinctive and delicious for the adults but the usual chicken nuggets and chips for the kids which was a highlight as the young kids like their food plain and simple. But for the pre-teens we signed them up as children so it would be cheaper so they had to eat chicken nuggests every night. The games room meant they disapeared for a while as we had a drink in the bar. The grounds of the hotel where fab and i reccommend this for families.
Unique Quality: Games room, Park, beautiful pool, Fabulous gardens.
We stayed two nights and found the room to be very big, clean and comfortable. The bathroom also was roomy and spotless. An issue arose the first night in that the shower only produced luke warm water, at best, and we advised reception. We were moved the following day (Saturday) to an equally nice room after being told that the repair of the shower required the removal of tiles etc. and it was not practical for us to be there. We were pleased with the move. Shortly afterwards we discovered that we had left some of our clothes behind and asked to collect them. We were surprised to be told that the room was occupied !?! In any event, our clothes were delivered to us, promptly.
Breakfast was very good and the restaurant staff were very friendly and efficient. Overall I would recommend the hotel, which was good value.
Directions: About 2 kilometres from the town
Only a gothic pile on the outside
I thought long and hard about how best to describe the architecture of this place. In the end I settled on 'Neo-gothic internationalism disneyesque'. Meaning is has elements of turrents and towers, it's modern, but it could be found anywhere on the planet.
It is set in beautiful grounds, often used for wedding photographs - including my own !
Although I might be a little biased here, as it was where I spent my first night of marital bliss (I had to insert that bit), it is a very fine three-star hotel.
It has great facilities, smart-ish rooms and is trying hard to attract families. It even puts on special weeks with good deals available, and entertainment put on for the little treasures.
The hotel now also features a spa and a good sized leisure club.
Unique Quality: Tranquil setting, the approach road to the hotel makes for a real entrance - roll out the red carpet.
Not ready for prime time
This hotel is like luxury resort meets Motel 6. We were in the new wing, which is very cheaply constructed for the price level. At over 160 Euros, I don't expect to find linoleum flooring in the bedroom. The layout is bizzare in the extreme. Rooms on the first floor can only be reached by climbing the stairs (no lift), walking down a hall and then taking the lift back down to the first floor.
Abominable food service, which started with a waitress dropping a whole tray of drinks on the people at a nearby table, continued with a (different) server who didn't know what beer they had (come one. It's Ireland and you don't know if you have Harp's? The bar is five steps behind her.) and it kept going down from there. I had to restrain my wife from shouting at the manager by the end.
Unique Quality: Large property, great parking, horses nearby, quiet.
There are spa services, but workout facilities.
Directions: Actually, south-east of town.
Unique Quality: Established in 1890 by the Browne Family, Breaffy House retains all the charm and elegance of a bygone age, combined with the most modern facilities and services. Set on 100 acres of gardens and grounds just outside Castlebar town, the Hotel offers the perfect location for the business executive, or the ideal touring base for a relaxing leisurely holiday. The Hotel has recently been lovingly restored and refurbished. Guests will experience traditional hospitality with efficient service in relaxed and comfortable surroundings.
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Breaffy House Resort
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Address: Castlebar, Western Ireland, Ireland
Amenities at Breaffy House Resort
- Swimming Pool
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Room Service
- Bar / Lounge
- Fitness Center
- Free Parking
- Business Services
- Free High Speed Internet
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