Ice House

The Quay, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Tel: +353 96-23500 Email: chill@theicehouse.ie Website: WWW.THEICEHOUSE.IE

Ice House is located in a truly iconic building overlooking the spectacular and ever-changing River Moy, at the Quay, Ballina, Co Mayo.

Funky furnishings, eclectic styling and stunning architectural design at the Ice House combine to make you feel like you’re in the heart of the city. One look at the unrivalled view from all our rooms and you’ll immediately know you’re not. 

A unique setting, the Ice House comprises of 32 ultra-luxurious mix of heritage and contemporary bedrooms and suites, all with panoramic river views, featuring underfloor heating, goose down duvets and pillows, and VOYA lotions and potions.

With great service, fantastic food, fine wines, clever cocktails and Ireland's best boutique hotel spa guaranteed to soothe, the Ice House is unlike any other hotels in Mayo. Discover the best of both worlds here in Ballina and make the Ice House your… escape to the extraordinary.

Dining

Dining in the Restaurant is an essential part of the Ice House experience overlooking the River Moy, from the original and atmospheric vaulted Ice Store, and striking glass conservatory on the waters' edge.

Chef Anthony Holland from Achill Island, works with the finest seasonal local produce served up by our friendly staff, with alfresco dining on the terrace a real treat.

Chill Spa

Embrace the Spa Journey...

Relax and unwind in Chill Spa, a VOYA exclusive spa, with 5 luxurious treatment rooms, a spa thermal suite and an outdoor spa garden featuring riverside hot tubs and a cedar barrel sauna.

Lounge in the relaxation room, enjoy our thermal areas, or bubble away in the two outdoor hot tubs, spectacularly positioned over the River Moy!

Art lovers will enjoy works by Irish artists Charles Tyrrell, Martin Gale and John Devlin. Nearby activities include golf (Enniscrone, Carne and Rosses Point a short drive), horse riding or fishing on the Moy.

Nearby activities include golf (Enniscrone, Carne and Rosses Point a short drive), horse riding or fishing on the Moy.

Awards:

Tatler Spa Awards - Best Boutique Spa 2014 & Best Spa Therapist 2014

Golfers Guide to Ireland - Best Boutique Hotel 2014

Conde Nast Hot List 2008 'at last a funky base from which to explore the wild beauty of Ireland West Coast...'

Winner of Tatler Spa Best Boutique Spa Award 2014 as well as Tatler Spa Best Therapist Award 2014. 

32 bedrooms including original Ice House Heritage style rooms and contemporary Riverside Suites

Proprietor:

Pearse Farrell

Manager:

Niall Kerins

Directions:

From Dublin:

  • Take the N4 Signposted West heading for Sligo.
  • Follow on to the M4.
  • Follow the road until you come to the turn off for the N59 signposted for Ballina.
  • Follow the N59 for approximately 50 km until you reach Ballina.
  • On entering Ballina you will come across a mini roundabout and take the 3rd Exit.
  • Continue straight through a housing estate.
  • Take a right at the end of the road .
  • We are on the left hand side up this road, Quay Village.


From Dublin Airport:

  • From the Airport take the M50 southbound until you reach the exit for the N4 at Lucan.
  • Take the N4 Signposted West heading for Sligo.
  • Follow on to the M4.
  • Follow the road until you come to the turn off for the N59 signposted for Ballina.
  • Follow the N59 for approximately 50 km until you reach Ballina.
  • On entering Ballina you will come across a mini roundabout and take the 3rd Exit.
  • Continue straight through a housing estate.
  • Take a right at the end of the road.
  • We are on the left hand side up this road, Quay Village.


From Cork:

  • Take the N20 signposted Limerick following it all the way to Charleville.
  • Branching left to merge with the R526 signposted Galway/Shannon on to Baunacloka.
  • Taking the N18 signposted limerick from here via Ennis to Claregalway.
  • From Claregalway follow the N17 to Claremorris via Tuam.
  • At Tuam take the N60 to Castlebar.
  • From Castlebar continue forward onto Station Road - N60 signposted Dublin.
  • At roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Lawn Road - N5 (signposted Dublin) Entering Foxford.
  • Turn left onto the N26 (signposted Ballina)
  • On entering Ballina pass through 2 sets of traffic lights and take the 2nd exit on the mini roundabout.
  • Follow the road passed Dunnes Stores on the left handside take the 1st exit on the mini roundabout.
  • Travel over the bridge and take the left turn.
  • Follow the N59 and take the first left turn.
  • The Ice House is down the Quay Road on the left hand side.


From Belfast:

  • Follow the A4 signposted west until you reach the boarder at Belcoo continuing onto the N16 signposted Sligo.
  • Follow the signs to Sligo, on entering Sligo follow the signs for town centre/Dublin.
  • Continuing along to the N4, follow the N4 until you reach the turn off for the N59, branching left and turning right onto the N59 signposted Ballina.
  • Follow the N59 for approximately 50 km until you reach Ballina.
  • On entering Ballina you will come across a mini roundabout and take the 3rd Exit.
  • Continue straight through a housing estate.
  • Take a right at the end of the road .We are on the left hand side up this road, Quay Village.


From Galway

  • At Bodkin roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Headford Road - N6 (signposted Castlebar).
  • At Kirwan Roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Headford Road - N84 (signposted Castlebar, Headford)
  • Continuing forward onto the N84, until you reach Castlebar.
  • From Castlebar continue forward onto Station Road - N60 signposted Dublin At roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Lawn Road - N5 (signposted Dublin)
  • Entering Foxford.
  • Turn left onto the N26 (signposted Ballina)
  • On entering Ballina pass through 2 sets of traffic lights and take the 2nd exit on the mini roundabout.
  • Follow the road passed Dunnes Stores on the left handside take the 1st exit on the mini roundabout.
  • Travel over the bridge and take the left turn.
  • Follow the N59 and take the first left turn.
  • The Ice House is down the Quay Road on the left hand side.


From Sligo

  • Take the N4 Signposted East heading for Dublin.
  • Follow the road until u come to the turn off for the N59 signposted for Ballina
  • Follow the N59 for approximately 50 km until you reach Ballina.
  • On entering Ballina you will come across a mini roundabout and take the 3rd Exit.
  • Continue straight through a housing estate.
  • Take a right at the end of the road .
  • We are on the left hand side up this road, Quay Village.

Special Offers

Autumn Stay & Eat - 2 Nights & One Dinner

Stay two nights in a deluxe room with spectacular floor to ceiling views over the River Moy. Enjoy dinner on one evening from our 2AA Rosette A La Carte Menu and breakfast each morning, and unwind with unlimited time in our Thermal Suite.

from €155
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Stay & Chill - 2 Night Spa Break

Enjoy two nights accommodation in a luxurious river view room with king size bed, surrender to the serene setting and relax with a 50 minute signature VOYA treatment each in Chill Spa. Dine on the evening of your choice in the riverside restaurant and catch up on the daily news over a leisurely breakfast both mornings. Take some time out in the hot tub and outdoor barrel sauna.

from €215
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Chill Spa Escape - Overnight & Spa Treatment

Enjoy full use of the Thermal Suite including Steam Room and two Outdoor Hot Tubs, plus a 50 minute signature massage each from our  Voya Organic Range.

If a bath is not available on booking a complimentary file & paint will be offered.

from €115
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Summer Stay & Eat - 2 Nights & One Dinner

Enjoy two nights luxury accommodation, cooked to order breakfast each morning and dinner in the riverside restaurant from the Table d’Hote menu on an evening of your choice plus enjoy our added Summer extras like a complimentary cocktail at sundown. Bring your togs and take a complimentary dip in the outdoor hot tub or barrel sauna! With unlimited time in our Chill Spa thermal suite.

from €325.00
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Summer Escape - Overnight & Dinner

Escape to the west with an overnight stay in a luxurious room with spectacular floor to ceiling river views . Enjoy dinner from our Table d’Hote menu in the relaxing surrounds of our riverside restaurant plus a cooked to order full breakfast the following morning. Take time to relax and enjoy our added Summer extras like a complimentary cocktail at sundown. Unwind in the spa thermal suite and take a dip in our outdoor spa garden as you watch the River Moy meander by.

from €180.00
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