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Great National Hotel Ballina (Ballina, Ireland)

Great National Hotel Ballina (Ballina, Ireland)

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.

Top amenities

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

Rating overview

trivago Rating Index® based on 1139  reviews from:
  • LocationVery good  (8.2 / 10)
  • RoomsVery good  (8.4 / 10)
  • ServiceVery good  (8.0 / 10)
  • CleanlinessExcellent  (8.8 / 10)
  • Value for moneyExcellent  (8.5 / 10)

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.

All amenities

Wellness / Spa
  1. Beauty salon
  2. Steam room
  3. Massage
  4. Sauna
  5. Hydrotherapy
  6. Body treatments
  7. Hot stone massage
Property amenities
  1. Café
  2. Entrance hall/lobby
  3. Express check-in
  4. Lift
  5. Gym
  6. Hairdresser
  7. Parking
  8. Terrace
  9. Hotel bar
  10. Indoor swimming pool
  11. Hotel safe
  12. Conference rooms
For children
  1. Childcare
  2. Kids' club
  3. Organised activities for kids
  1. Wheelchair accessible
  2. Accessible hotel
  3. Accessible parking
Room amenities
  1. Openable windows
  2. Television
  3. Central heating
  4. Electric kettle
  5. Satellite TV
  6. Desk
  7. Safe
  8. Cable TV
  9. WiFi
  10. Free WiFi (rooms)
  11. Coffee machine
  12. Flatscreen TV
Sports facilities
  1. Fitness
  2. Yoga
Theme / Type
  1. Convention hotel
Hotel characteristics
  1. LGBTQ+ friendly
Food and beverage
  1. Diabetic food

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 16:00
  2. Check out: 12:00


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

Frequently Asked Questions about Great National Hotel Ballina

  • Is there a pool area at Great National Hotel Ballina?

    Yes, Great National Hotel Ballina offers 1 pool area.

  • Are pets allowed at Great National Hotel Ballina?

    No, Great National Hotel Ballina doesn’t allow pets.

  • Is parking available at Great National Hotel Ballina?

    Yes, Great National Hotel Ballina provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at Great National Hotel Ballina?

    Check-in at Great National Hotel Ballina is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is Great National Hotel Ballina located?

    Great National Hotel Ballina is located in N26, Dublin Road, Co. Mayo., 0000, Ballina, Ireland.