Ice House Hotel and Spa
The Quay, Ballina, Co. Mayo, Ireland
An unusual and elegant combination of modern design and Victorian architecture combined with 19th-century industrial construction awaits visitors at this hotel at the mouth of the River Moy. Originally a warehouse used to chill fish prior to shipping, with a Victorian residence above it, today's Ice House is a supremely comfortable and aesthetically impeccable construct of glass, wood, and steel overlooking the estuary. The restaurant serves superb Irish specialties such as Connemara lamb and local scallops, with a carefully selected wine list to go with them, while the Chill Spa has a variety of massages and therapeutic treatments. Contemporary paintings by leading Irish artists decorate the walls.
- mesmerizing views of wild swans, ducks, geese, and cormorants in the tidal waters outside the glass wall of your room
- a five-minute drive from Ballina
- somewhat isolated
Rate Includes: Breakfast
BACK TO TOP