Safety Measures

from Great National Hotel Ballina

Thank you for choosing the Great National Hotel Ballina

At the Great National Hotel Ballina, the safety and wellbeing of our guests and the people who work with us are our number one priority. For this reason, we have developed our ‘With you in Mind’ programme.

In line with government and HSE advice, along with guidelines issued by the IHF and Fáilte Ireland we have developed and put in place new measures and protocols relating to how the hotel operates with a specific focus on the health and safety of everyone who visits us, works with us and interacts with us. 


Following guidelines provided by the Irish Government which includes a published ‘Green List’ of ‘approved’ countries, in compliance with same, we wish to advise guests arriving from ‘unapproved’ countries of origin that they may have their reservation cancelled should they choose not to comply with recommended quarantine guidelines. This is in the interest of protecting our staff, our fellow guests and our local community.

We will continue to keep this policy under review in line with advice from the relevant authorities. 

Please advise a member of our reception team if:

a. You have been outside of the Island of Ireland in the previous 14 days

b. If your normal country of residence is not Ireland


From 4 pm on the day of arrival.

Health & Safety:

A thorough and comprehensive cleaning and sanitising programme are in place for all guest bedrooms and public areas in preparation for your arrival. Regular touchpoints such as door handles, lift controls, counters, bannisters are all sanitized regularly by our dedicated public areas team. Menus, Tables, Key Cards, credit card machines are all sanitized after use. Hand Sanitiser stations are in place at all entrances, outside lifts and various points throughout the hotel. 


All of our restaurants will now have a strict reservations (pre-booking) system to ensure physical distancing and for the comfort and safety of all of our guests. Hotel residents will be advised to book their table and time on checking in to the hotel. 

Leisure Centre:

The Swimming pool will be available from 9.30 am to 9 pm weekdays (6 pm weekends) to hotel guests. Guests will be able to book timeslots for access to the pool on arrival to the hotel. Guests are encouraged to use their own bedroom for changing or showering before and after use of the facilities. 

Thank you and we look forward to welcoming you to the Great National Hotel Ballina. 

Kind Regards,

The team at Great National Hotel Ballina