The 4 star Breaffy House Hotel known as ‘Destination Breaffy’ is located 3km outside Castlebar in County Mayo on a 101-acre woodland estate in the West of Ireland on the doorstep of the Wild Atlantic Way, a mere 15 mins drive to Westport and a 25 min drive to Croagh Patrick and the Great Western Greenway. The 4 star House Hotel is a stunning 19th century Victorian Manor hotel with repointed Victorian architecture and regained its 4 star status from Fáilte Ireland in October 2018 on foot of €3.5m investment in the property. The hotel boasts 106 bedrooms including the upgrade of four Junior Suites, two Executive Suites and two Bridal Suites. The Award Winning Breaffy Leisure Club and Breaffy Spa together with the renowned Healy Mac’s Bar and Mulberry Restaurant plus all the elements of the recent refurbishment ensure that this hotel has much to offer by way of ‘pure escapism’ to the overseas and domestic tourist.
In the Spring of 2020, the hotel expanded its resort to include the development of its self-guided 2k, 3k and 5k Looped Walks. These walks which include a storyboard and route map have as a feature a number of key discovery points illustrated, styled and themed on the yellow brick road from the Wizard of Oz!
In addition, the House hotel has seen a number of significant refurbishments during spring 2020 including:
• Upgrade of the Healy Mac’s bar to include 5 New leather finished seating booth areas with soft mood lighting.
• Refurbishment of 41 ensuite Bathrooms
• Refurbishment of NEW Bridal suite bathroom to include double walk in shower, LED Picture frame and New ‘His & Hers’ Vanity Unit
• Complete Refurbishment of our New 1905 Lounge including
a) Raised Herringbone walnut floor
b) New 60” Wall mounted TV
c) Bespoke Recessed Fireplace
d) New furniture couches, tables & soft furnishings
e) Time Capsule Bespoke Display Units
• Creation of a New polytunnel for onsite planting fruit, vegetables and herbs
• Investment of NEW Gym equipment to the tune of €20k
Breaffy House Hotel’s award-winning Healy Mac’s Bar with capacity of up to 120 offers a host of eclectic bar food with a fusion of creativity, flair and a strong west of Ireland influence. The Mulberry Restaurant with additional capacity of up to 140 people offers tailor made all-inclusive menus with fresh local produce designed to WOW guests who want an alternative dining experience.
Breaffy House Hotel opened its Bespoke Wine Cellar in September 2018. The fully stocked wine cellar has 28 Decanter Gold Medal Wines comprising a rich collection of classic French wines from the Bordeaux, Cote du Rhone and Loire Valley regions. The cellar, now a huge visitor attraction, is also proving popular with wedding couples, bridal parties, as well as leisure and conference clients.
The House Hotel offers a range of unique cultural experiences including ‘Creative Writing Breaks, Dancing Breaks, Bingo Breaks, Bridge, Golf, and bespoke package offers including Dancehall Days, and ‘Country and Western Experiences’ all of which include a mix of music, dance, heritage walks, sing songs and a few surprises!
The award winning Breaffy Leisure Club won the 2018 Nutramino Health & Fitness Award for Best Hotel Facility. The club has also successfully regained its White Flag award which is a recognised quality assurance standard in the leisure club industry.
The award winning Breaffy Spa offers the best in holistic spa therapies using the leading luxury spa and skincare brand 'Elemis’.
Breaffy House Resort won ‘Best Family Friendly’ Hotel at the 2019 Gold Medal Awards which was a huge honour in keeping with the extent of family amenities and activities we have onsite at the Resort. In 2018, it was the winner of the Best Family Friendly Hotel at the 2018 Boots and Maternity Infant Family Awards! The Breaffy Buddies Kids Club is open during school holidays and July and August for children attending National School 5 years plus.
Breaffy House is also situated near a number of not-to-be-missed attractions, including 7 Blue Flag beaches, National Museum of Ireland - Turlough House & Gardens, Croagh Patrick, The Great Western Greenway, Achill Island, Westport, Knock Shrine and Ballintubber Abbey all of which are located on the doorstep of the much-acclaimed Wild Atlantic Way.