Great National Hotel Ballina

N26, Dublin Road, Co. Mayo.Ballina0000Ireland
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About Great National Hotel Ballina

Situated in County Mayo and just a 5-minute drive from the town centre, Great National Hotel Ballina offers comfortable accommodation with 87 en-suite rooms, a restaurant, bar/lounge as well as a fully-equipped spa and conference rooms. Free on-site parking is also available.

The rooms feature flat-screen TV’s, tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards and free Wi-Fi.

Guests staying at Great National Hotel Ballina can enjoy a few cocktails whilst listening to some live music at the hotel’s bar and for the more active types there’s the indoor pool or the gym.

The McShane’s Bar and Bistro serves modern and traditional Irish cuisine made using locally sourced ingredients as well as offering freshly cooked breakfasts. Lighter meals together with as an extensive drinks list are available at the bistro.

St. Muredach’s Cathedral, Rosserk Friary and the Ballina Golf Course are all in close vicinity to the hotel.


N26, Dublin Road, Co. Mayo., Ballina, 0000, Ireland
Telephone: +353 9623600 | Fax: +353 9623623 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour reception
  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hairdresser
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Organised activities
  • PC with internet
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Beauty salon
  • Body treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Solarium
  • Steam room


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / corridors
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot
  • Childcare / Babysitting
  • Kids' club
  • Organised activities for kids

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 16:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Comfortable and spacious rooms.

Guests were pleased to find that their rooms were large and had enough space for all the furniture including desks and chairs. There was also ample storage space for storing personal belongings and the beds were also described as being of decent size. Ma

Lively bar with pleasant ambiance.

Instead of visiting the local pubs many guests chose to have their evening drinks at the hotel bar which they said was lively and inviting. Live music is organised at the weekends which the guests thoroughly enjoyed whilst the bar staff have been describ

Good range of facilities.

From the live entertainment at the on-site bar through to the indoor pool and fully-equipped gym, the guests were satisfied with the range of facilities on offer at the hotel. Those who didn’t want to drive to get to the nearest attractions had plenty of

Negative Reviews

Uninspiring decor.

Guests objected to the overall decor of their rooms including tatty looking furniture and stained carpets. Many felt that the quality of the furniture and fittings didn’t reflect the hotel’s 4-star rating and that the rooms and the bathrooms lacked any se

Tired looking spa facilities.

The steam rooms as well as the pool area have been described as quite unattractive looking and would benefit from better cleaning and modernisation. The gym and the changing rooms were also criticised for their appearance and cleanliness.

Wi-Fi connection problems.

Some guests complained about not being able to connect to the internet from their rooms due to the very weak and sometimes non-existent signal.

Rating Overview

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8.3 out of 10 based on 899 reviews