Welcoming our UK Visitors
To Great National Hotel Ballina
Ideally located just a few minutes drive from Ballina Town and on the N26 Dublin Road, Great National Hotel Ballina is the perfect base whether travelling for business or leisure from the UK. Ireland West Airport, Knock is located only a 40 minute drive away and offers direct flights from a range of UK destinations. There are also daily buses and trains from across the country with both the bus and train station in Ballina Town only a 4 minute drive away. Great National Hotel Ballina is the perfect point from which to explore the North West of Ireland, Mayo and the Wild Atlantic Way and all it has to offer with a wealth of activities, wonderful attractions, gorgeous beaches and breath taking scenery that’s second to none.
Don’t just take our word for it, see what a previous UK Visitor had to say about their stay:
“Such a fantastic night away , staff extremely friendly and efficient a credit to the hotel . The meal was outstanding can highly recommended the seafood chowder and the steak. The room was brilliant we had the junior suite with a large king size bed and vending machine on the 3rd floor has all the things you could want, would definitely stay here again”. Tripadvisor – August 2021
Getting Here from the UK
Great National Hotel Ballina is conveniently located just 40 minutes from Knock Airport, 2 hours and 20 minutes from Shannon Airport and 2 hours and 50 minutes from Dublin Airport with all airports offering direct flights from a wide range of popular UK destinations including London, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Bristol Jersey, Glasgow, and many more. There are a number of car hire companies located at Shannon and Dublin Airport, but we recommend that you book your car in advance. If you would prefer to bring your car with you to tour the West of Ireland and Wild Atlantic Way then there are a number of direct ferries from Holyhead, Liverpool and Douglas in Dublin Port and Dun Laoghaire Port.
Useful Tips when Travelling to Ireland
- Car Hire companies are located in Shannon and Dublin airport and we recommend that you book in advance of your arrival.
- Please check roaming charges with your mobile phone provider before travelling to Ireland as this can add up to be quite costly.
- Check your baggage restrictions before flying.
- If you decide to use public transport, book in advance online for significant discounts.
So if you’re looking for the perfect hotel in the North West of Ireland, you’ve come to the right place! Whether you are travelling solo, with friends or enjoying a family getaway to the Emerald Isle from the UK, there is something for everyone to enjoy. A warm Irish welcome awaits you here at Great National Hotel Ballina along with luxury accommodation, delicious dining options and our newly renovated leisure and spa facilities.
Begin your Irish Adventure today and book your stay at Great National Hotel Ballina in the picturesque North West of Ireland.
Why Stay With Us
During Your Visit to Ireland
In the North West of Ireland
Dotted along the Wild Atlantic Way, Great National Hotel Ballina offers a range of local attractions and activities to choose from;See & Do
The team of chefs in McShane's Bar and Bistro carefully selects fresh local ingredients and sources the finest international produce to create fabulous cuisine for you to enjoy.Read More
Leisure & Spa
For energising workouts or ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation Great National Hotel Ballina state of the art leisure facilities and luxurious Éidin spa treatments.Read More
A range of comfortable, spacious and luxurious accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets, located on the outskirts of Ballina, in the North West of IrelandRead More