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Moyvalley Hotel & Balyna House

Balyna Estate, Moyvalley, Kildare
Capacity
270
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Balyna House & Moyvalley Hotel, Kildare

A breathtaking vision of exquisite elegance, Moyvalley captivates the guests with style, opulence and sheer romance. You simply couldn’t ask for better; beautiful elegant and discreet. We are a dazzling fairytale blend of the traditional and contemporary. We are dedicated to ensuring your wedding is a distinct reflection of your personality with every detail perfectly in order.


Moyvalley Hotel & Golf Resort offers two equally glamorous but very different wedding venues. Choose Balyna House, a palatial 19th Century Italianate Mansion catering for up to 100 guests or the chic contemporary 21st Century Moyvalley Hotel catering for up to 250 guests.


At Moyvalley Hotel & Resort, we not only have the show stopping location and the impeccable facilities, we also have the organisational skills to ensure that your wedding, no matter how large or small, will flow like a beautifully poured glass of champagne.

Country house wedding venue, exclusive wedding venue, Kildare wedding venue. 

Reviews

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Our experience with Moyvalley and the staff was exceptional - from the moment we first visited (and shown around by Barry) to leaving the day after our wedding! The attention to detail and consistency was exemplary! Orla Flanagan and Orla Beegan, the wedding coordinators, made the planning process so easy and relaxed, I don't think I ever waited more than a day for a reply from them, and every question or request was met enthusiasm and always followed through on. Moyvalley provided us with 3 great locations to celebrate our wedding - the Stone House for our ceremony, Balyna House for our drinks reception and evening reception and the Royal Canal Suite in the main hotel for dinner. It's unique and perfect for what we wanted. Balyna House is beautiful, our guests loved it and it provided a gorgeous backdrop for photos! We wanted a manor style/country house vibe to celebrate in and Moyvalley had the main hotel and cottages for all of our guests to stay in so it ticked all of our boxes! The food was delicious and plentiful. We had a couple of guests who had special dietary requirements and they all commented how well they were catered to, from the canapes to the evening buffet - lots of options in plentiful supply. The staff were so courteous and every little request was anticipated and dealt with ASAP. The only regret we have is forgetting to thank them in the speeches - sorry guys!! THANK YOU for a great day....can't thank you enough!! :) Hayley & Mark
Response from Moyvalley Hotel & Balyna House
Dear Hayley and Mark, Thank you both so much for your kind words. We feel privileged to have look after you and your guests, you were a pleasure to deal with and we are delighted that everything went so smoothly. We wish you both a lifetime of happiness and look forward to seeing you back again very soon. xx Orla's
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I cannot recommend Moyvalley Hotel enough. From the moment we went to see hotel, we knew it was the place for us. From the beautiful Balyna House to the ample accommodation on offer for guests, it was perfect. We unexpectedly had to change the date of our wedding but the hotel were so accommodating and it was not a problem to move it to an alternative date. Orla Beegan and Orla Flanagan were amazing to deal with and nothing was ever a problem. Our guests still talk about the venue. It is truly a wonderful place and you won't be disappointed, I only wish we could do it all again.
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The most magical winter Wedding . From the moment we drive up the avenue to when we were greeted in the Manor house was just beyond perfect. The venue is absolutely stunning. Old style Charm in the manor house to perfect function room with candle arbors. I highly recommend this venue. The food is beautiful and the staff amazing. We had the best weekend ever. They went above and beyond our expectations. THANK YOU
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We couldn’t have been happier with our choice of venue! Organizing a wedding in Ireland when you live in Australia can be stressful but Orla Flanagan and everyone at Moyvalley are experts at what they do. Balyna House is an exceptional backdrop for an incredible day (non weather dependant) and it’s great that guests have three choices of accommodation (hotel, cottages or Balyna House). We stayed for 4 nights and loved every minute, the food and service was great. Nothing was too much trouble and Orla and her team were very quick to get back to our emails and requests. Thanks a million Moyvalley for giving us exactly what we were hoping for, we wouldn’t change a thing.
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We could not have asked for more. Our wedding coordinator Orla Flanagan went above and beyond consistently. Everything went smoothly and there was nothing that moyvalley could have done any better. The nicest staff and most beautiful venue out there. They made our day exceptionally stressless and were always on hand to see if we needed or wanted anything.
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We had the best day! Orla, Simon and all the team at Moyvalley were outstanding. The staff were all so friendly and helpful throughout the weekend. My husband stayed in one of the cottages the week before the wedding and everyone was so lovely. We had the full day in Blayna House which was amazing. Everyone commented on how personal the venue was and it was like having a wedding in your house. The food was amazing. Everything worked out perfectly and we could not have asked for more.
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I would highly highly recommend Balyna House as a wedding venue. From the first meeting with Orla Flanagan, one of the wedding coordinators there, everything was smooth sailing. She made sure our reception was exactly what we had planned. The food was amazing, the staff were so polite and curteous and the house itself is stunning. What an amazing day we had there.
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I cannot Recommend Orla and all the staff at Moyvalley enough. They really went above and beyond to make sure our day was more than perfect. All of our guests commented on the 5star service they received from every person that worked in the hotel. It was exceptional. We were honestly treated like we were the only couple to have ever got married there. This venue really is a hidden gem. You need to go and check it out.
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We hand our wedding here in June, 2018. We availed of Balyna House for our afternoon - the receptions rooms and the garden was pefect for the sunny day outside music and drinks vibe we wanted. The weather and the service didn’t disappoint on the day. All parts of the afternoon went perfect. We used the hotel golf cart to access remote parts of the estate for some fantastic photo opportunities. We moved to the hotel for the dinner and dancing and all aspects went smoothly. The staff attended to everything perfectly and the coordinator was on hand to ensure this for the day. The evening went off flawlessly and we retired to the cellar bar for the late drink and this was brilliant and even had some crisps sandwiches on standby which went down very well with all the guests. In all. From the start of the planning we received excellent support and service from the two Orlas and their staff. Having both had our and having been a guest at a wedding here I wouldn’t hesitate to reccomend it to anyone who is on the fence. great location too for a wedding away from the hustle of Dublin but still accessiable.
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One word.superbly amazing.professional from first meeting until saying goodbye after our wedding weekend.Don't look anywhere else.truly amazing team.
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We had our wedding v recently in Moyvalley over 2/3 days the bridal party and family arrived the night before the wedding. The team were so helpful and helped us so much in dressing the house and grounds the morning of wedding,this did not surprise us as from the moment we booked our wedding Orla and the team were fantastic We had our drinks reception in Balyna House it was fabulous the food was delicious and drinks flowed. The house was beautiful and kick started the day off.The Reception room in main hotel looked beautiful and everyone was complimentary about the food which there was plenty of. I cannot emphasise how good a venue Moyvalley is great service and the attention to detail. This makes such a difference as we did not need to worry about anything. Some of our guests who did not plan on staying the 2nd night booked in and enjoyed the BBQ that was served and this too was fabulous. Anything that we needed was done without a 2nd thought and most of the time was anticipated by the hotel staff.Everyone was so friendly and the guests were very complimentary about the food, staff and the venue itself. We would not hesitate in recommending Moyvalley a big thank you to Orla Flanagan Oral Beegan and everyone who looked after us and our guests. We had a day that will definitely be remembered for a long time.
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We had our wedding at Balyna House last weekend, it was the most amazing day of our lives. We would love to be doing it all over again! Orla Beegan and all the team at Moyvalley were superb in every way possible. Our guests are still talking about our venue, from the beautiful stone house where we held our ceremony to the stunning Balyna House where we had our reception. The food was out of this world, the service, the atmosphere, the setting, it was all just perfect. We found Orla and everyone at Moyvalley very professional, efficient and lovely to deal with, which made our planning so much easier. I cannot recommend Moyvalley & Balyna House highly enough. Thank you for helping to make our wedding day so special.
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Moyvalley is such a stunning venue and the team there are incredible! Orla F was our wedding coordinator and she was fantastic from day one! Simon & Barry were also there on the day and were so so so helpful! Everything from the venue to the food was perfect and it was the best day of our lives!
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From the moment you drive into the grounds of Moyvalley Hotel you know you are in for something special. That feeling is carried through in everything they do. Orla & the rest of the Moyvalley Team are truly exceptional at what they do and they helped create the most amazing day of our lives. From the food to the service to the accommodation there is not a single thing I could fault! I highly recommend this beautiful venue.
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We held our wedding and celebrations over two wonderful nights in Moyvalley Hotel on the 14th of April 2018. We held our wonderful occasion in all three venues available in the hotel, with our ceremony in the beautiful intimate stone house, our drinks reception, family accommodation and second day in the spectacular Balyna House, and our main reception and guest accommodation in the hotel. Words can’t do justice to how much Moyvalley as a venue and their wonderful staff made this weekend the best of our lives. The smile still hasn’t left our faces, and never will. People make a place, and the people who work at Moyvalley made our wedding incredibly special for us. Friendly, obliging and very good at what they do - Orla Flanagan and her team and all of the staff at the hotel catered to our every need and made the day and whole weekend run smoothly. There was nothing that couldn’t be done for us and some of the things the hotel did for us such as providing a fridge and microwave to prepare and store our new-born’s bottles made us feel so special. The attention to detail and organisation meant all we had to do was sit back and relax and enjoy the day. When planning our wedding we knew we wanted two nights and felt that it would work best if the entire venue was self-contained for both nights so that our guests could relax and unwind at their leisure but not have to move too far from their accommodation. We wanted somewhere far enough from home in Dublin that it felt like we were getting away but not too far to travel. When we first entered the gates to the hotel and drove through the beautiful grounds, past the stunning Balyna house we knew we could be on to a winner. We were holding a humanist ceremony and wanted a separate venue for the ceremony from the hotel room where we would dine. We fell in love with the Stone House the minute we set foot there. During the ceremony this intimate, atmospheric room brought our guests together with us for our special day. We held our drinks reception, and second day BBQ in Balyna house. It is a classic grand country house, with a spectacular central staircase and chandeliers leading to the guest rooms. There is a warm bar with fireplace, reception room and another grand dining room looking out over the gardens. We took many of our photos inside Balyna house, the house was the perfect backdrop and it meant we were never too far from the party! We especially loved the basement bar for our wedding night residents bar. The bar staff were fantastic both nights, and the basket of tayto was a nice touch! We had our main reception, dinner and dancing in the hotel itself. The room was dressed beautifully, and laid out exactly as we had asked for. There is a wonderful choice of food available in Moyvalley, we chose to go with Beef and Seabass for our main courses. The food was very nice, well received by all, and the hotel were happy to cater for any dietary requirement. We had 120 people at our meal, the room was perfect for this size, it didn’t feel too big or too small, and there wasn’t much movement required for us to set up the band, DJ and dancefloor and dance the night away. Our guests were impressed with the hotel accommodation and the breakfast and food, all slept and ate well during the weekend. A special mention needs to go to the rooms in Balyna house. Our family and wedding party stayed here for the weekend. The rooms were absolutely amazing. We felt like royalty staying there. Overall, we cannot recommend Moyvalley hotel enough. We had the best weekend of our lives there, and cannot wait to come back on our year anniversary. Thanks once more to Orla and all of the staff at the hotel, you made the weekend special just for us. Linda, Colm and baby Fionn.
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We couldn’t fault moyvalley in any way! Stunning venue and amazing service!
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Moyvalley was amazing in every possible way. They could not have done enough for us and I also felt that they value for money. Unlike other venues they were not trying to charge you for every last item. We wanted a unique wedding where people felt comfortable and we certainly got that. Nothing was ever a problem for the hotel. All of the staff were absolutely lovely and seemed to really enjoy working there. Overall I could not speak highly enough about moyvalley and the wedding team led by Orla
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I recently got married in balyna house in moyvalley hotel. We had our full reception in balyna house. I could not recommend the hotel and staff enough. The service they offered was second to none very professional very organised very flexible. The staff were so helpful and it was so nice to feel relaxed and know that all would be looked after and looked after so well. The facilities were great the food was fantastic and the staff very accomadating. The rooms and accommodation were brilliant. I would highly recommended the Hotel to any couple looking to get married.
Response from Moyvalley Hotel & Balyna House
Dear Emily and Alaaddin, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are delighted that you felt so well looked after, we are very lucky to have a great team who go above and beyond to ensure that everyone's expectations are exceeded. We look forward to welcoming you back soon and wish you both the very best of everything in your future life together. Orla x
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We had an amazing wedding at Moyvalley. Could not fault anything, staff are so friendly and helpful and Orla the wedding coordinator is always a step ahead. She thought of everything before we did and was so accommodating with any special requests.
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Everything was excellent!!!
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We recently celebrated our wedding reception at Balyna House and our entire day was all we ever dreamed of! From the moment we arrived at the venue we were just blown away with the service we received. Our guests were all so complimentary of the staff And food at Balyna House. We cannot thank the wedding team enough. A really special mention to Orla Flanagan who was there with us every step of our amazing journey. Orla was an absolute god send and was always at the end of the phone to answer any questions we had. We honestly couldn't have asked for more from the venue. Balyna House is truly an exceptional wedding venue and will always hold a very special place in our hearts. I would highly reccomended anyone looking for an intimate venue to arrange a viewing. Wishing the wedding team at Moyvalley continued success and thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
Response from Moyvalley Hotel & Balyna House
Dear Catherine and Mark, Thank you so much for your kind words, You were a pleasure to look after and as you say Balyna House is an exceptional Wedding Venue and we are very lucky to have our wonderful staff who really care about delivering that excellent Service which you talk about. It is great to hear that your day was everything you dreamed of! We can't ask for better feedback. Thank you. Orla x
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We had a great day. The planning process was stress free. The day itself, we didnt have to think about anything. The food was amazing and the service was excellent. The staff were very helpful, friendly and accommodating. Would recommend to anyone
Response from Moyvalley Hotel & Balyna House
Dear Edel, Thank you for taking the time to add a review for us. We are delighted that we were able to ensure that the whole planning process was kept stress free for you, it is so important to us and ensures that the run up to the wedding and day itself is kept relaxed and enjoyable. Yes, our staff are second to none and are so accommodating and friendly which hear all the time and pride ourselves on. Thank you again. Orla x
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Moyvalley Hotel & Balyna House is a fantastic venue in an amazing setting. In the build up to our day, Aisling and Orla were always available to deal with any queries which made the planning process stress free. Putting our trust in someone else was a big thing for us, due to our attention to detail however with Moyvalley we had nothing to worry about as all instructions were followed closely. On the big day itself, Aisling, Orla, Barry and Simon and all the staff at Moyvalley ensured that our day went by without any issues. All our guests really enjoyed the day and thought the food and service were excellent. Moyvalley and all the staff surpassed our expectations and we would highly recommend it as a wedding venue.
Response from Moyvalley Hotel & Balyna House
Dear Lesley and David, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We really try and keep the planning process stress free for the couple and with a little extra effort and really important attention to detail we achieve this, we want our couples to have faith in us and enjoy the build up knowing that we are here to help in any way we can. You are right Moyvalley Hotel and Golf Resort is in an amazing setting, we feel truly blessed to be able to share that with our couples and their families. We are thrilled that we surpassed your expectations, that means so much to all of us on the team. Best of luck for the future. Orla x
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We had the most amazing day at Moyvalley.
Response from Moyvalley Hotel & Balyna House
Dear Ger, Thank you so much! Your guests all really seemed to have an amazing time and left some great feedback on check out. We have an amazing venue and we are delighted that you found it amazing too. Orla x
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Living in England, we shortlisted many hotel wedding venues to view over a weekend. We were very disappointed by many of the castles and manor houses where you could only use the lovely rooms on the website for a very small number of guests or for photos. On our last evening, a friend recommended visiting Moyvalley. Right from the drive up to the venue we were very impressed, rolling fields and beautiful scenery. We fell in love with the Stone house where we had our ceremony and Balyna house, where we had our drinks reception. These two parts of the venue- all within a very short walk from each other, are so incredibly beautiful and unique. They also require very little additional decorations as they are full of character. The food provided for the drinks reception was so plentiful, beautifully presented and delicious. Some of our guests felt too full for dinner- which is very unusual at weddings as the canapés are usefully snapped up by those near the door! The Royal Canal Suite, where we held our wedding breakfast, is a typically wedding function room. It is well set out with a lovely view of the stone cottage courtyard- great for cake cutting photos! The meal was lovely (guests really raved about it). The bar is also in the room, so you don't lose half of your guests to bar chatting! There was also plenty of room for the photo booth. Evening food and the cake were put on the gusts table which was brilliant a idea as it was all eaten. Another huge selling point of this venue, along with its lovely grounds, great staff, three venues in one and great food, is the hotel itself. When we were looking for hotels in August, an overarching theme at many of those we viewed was just how busy and chaotic they felt as people had gone there for spa breaks. Moyvalley didn't have these guests as it doesn't have a spa- but it doesn't need it. We basically had the whole hotel for the weekend, alongside with some golfers! Which made the weekend even better and more intimate. It always feels very calm. The accommodation is lovely, especially the Stone cottages (perfect for bridal preparations) and the rooms in Balyna House ( amazing bridal Suite). The after hours cellar bar is one of the most beautiful bars, stunning. Overall, Moyvalley is a total gem and very reasonably priced. Orla and Barry can make your dreams come true. Our guests loved it too.
Response from Moyvalley Hotel & Balyna House
Dear Pauline and Stephen, Thank you so much for writing such an amazing review! You were a pleasure to deal with and I am so happy that you found the perfect location for your wedding. We really do have it all, the grounds, the Stone House for Civil Ceremonies, Balyna House itself and of course our main hotel and Ballroom but without the great food and exceptional staff we would not be able to achieve that feeling of calm and uniqueness. We are thrilled that we helped make your dreams come true! Looking forward to your return visit! Orla x
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I would highly recommend MoyValley. It was the perfect setting for what was an incredible day. The staff were exceptional, so profeasional, so flexible and so accomadating. I couldnt recommend this place enough. 5 stars.
Response from Moyvalley Hotel & Balyna House
Dear Cameron and Kadie, Thank you for recommending us so highly. We do have a perfect setting and I'm sure your guests from overseas were delighted to experience the real Irish Wedding in such a beautiful place. Yes, our Staff are expectional and they ensure the Moyvalley experience feels 5 star! Orla x
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Excellent service in a beautiful venue
Response from Moyvalley Hotel & Balyna House
Dear Brian and Laura Jane, Thank you so much for taking the time to add a review for us. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Orla x
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I can't say enough good things about moyvalley the manor house was amazing ! All our guests were blown away not only with the venue but the food . aisling was amazing and so helpful. staff were amazing and on top of everything , not only on the day of the wedding but at the bbq the second day .
Response from Moyvalley Hotel & Balyna House
Hi Laura Jane & Brian, thank you so much for your lovely feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your day and we loved looking after you.
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We got married here on July 8th and from start to finish we had the most amazing experience! We were so lucky to have Orla as our co-ordinator. Orla is an absolute asset to Moyvalley. She made everything so easy and enjoyable in the build up to the big day and on the day itself. We got married in the Stone House and had our reception in Balyna House. Everything from the décor to the food was flawless. We honestly had the most perfect day! We can't wait to return to Moyvalley as it holds such special memories for us. Thank you to all the team for making our wedding day so perfect! Joyce & Steven
Response from Moyvalley Hotel & Balyna House
Hi Joyce & Steven, thank you for your lovely comments. We loved looking after you. Thank you for choosing to share your wedding day with us.
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Excellent value for money excellent venue always happy to help, happy for all your ideas
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Very enjoyable experience Staff were very attentive made sure all our needs were met.. Food was excellent
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Had a wonderful day. Staff were very helpful, food was lovely. Very positive experience. Would recommend Moy Valley for wedding.
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Balyna house is an absolutely stunning wedding venue. There are not many places in Ireland where you have facilities and freedom like you do here and especially for the cost. Everything was second to none, the bedrooms, the decor, the staff and the food was to die for. Nothing to too big to ask for, they are so accommodating to all our requests. We had a few mix ups with rooms and everything was death with so smoothly. We had the entire day in the house from the ceremony to the drinks reception to dinner and dancing. We were even lucky enough to have an outdoor ceremony in the back patio and it was so incredible. The cellar bar in the basement is an added bonus where you can stay on to the wee hours of the night. The on joining hotel is your standard Irish hotel which is great to have for guests to stay but Balyna house is where the gem is! Could not recommend it more.
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Balyna house is an absolutely stunning wedding venue. There are not many places in Ireland where you have facilities and freedom like you do here and especially for the cost. Everything was second to none, the bedrooms, the decor, the staff and the food was to die for. Nothing to too big to ask for, they are so accommodating to all our requests. We had a few mix ups with rooms and everything was death with so smoothly. We had the entire day in the house from the ceremony to the drinks reception to dinner and dancing. We were even lucky enough to have an outdoor ceremony in the back patio and it was so incredible. The cellar bar in the basement is an added bonus where you can stay on to the wee hours of the night. The on joining hotel is your standard Irish hotel which is great to have for guests to stay but Balyna house is where the gem is! Could not recommend it more.
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We had a fantactic experience in Balyna House. Orla our wedding coordinator was helpful and knowledgeable. We found the team to be flexible and accommodating and our guests were very complimentary of the venue. Would highly recommend.
Response from Moyvalley Hotel & Balyna House
Hi Catherine & Shane thank you so much for your review, all the best for the future.
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You won't go wrong with The Suite. Excellent band! Our dance floor was hopping from start to finish! Tina was great to respond to our e-mails and the lads in the band were great and looked the part. Book The Suite!
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I could write a full essay but I already did for evoke.ie!!! Everything from the moment we stepped into Balyna House, to the moment we met Orla, Lynn and Aisling (the wedding team), right up until the day itself, was literally a breeze. The guys there were legends, making everything so easy, and so friendly too!! You felt like you knew them all your life really! As a groom doing the majority of organising, it was great craic! The professionalism they display there cannot be beaten, the food was gorgeous, the setting was so personal and private, the dancefloor was full and we knew it was a success when we got thank you cards before we sent out our own! People commented - genuinely - at length about the venue, with several now booking it for 50th birthdays etc. Honestly, if you had told us 12 months before that that is how our day would turn out in Balyna House - carefree, hassle-free, beautiful surroundings, etc - we would have taken your hand off for it!!
Response from Moyvalley Hotel & Balyna House
Hi Jason & Linda, Thank you so much for your review. We loved looking after you both. All the best for the future.
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We had our wedding reception here in December 2016 and had an extremely positive experience. The staff in the hotel were very helpful, professional and made all our requests possible. Our guests were very impressed by the standard of the food and accommodation. The grounds and Balyna house made for a beautiful backdrop for photographs. I would not hesitate to recommend this hotel to any couple seeking a venue with something extra special!
Response from Moyvalley Hotel & Balyna House
Hi Aine & Aidan, thanks so much for your feedback. Glad you and your guests enjoyed the day.
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Overall we had an amazing experience at Moyvalley; the wedding co-ordinators were very responsive to dealing with all our email queries prior to the wedding and nothing seemed to be a hassle. We had our wedding ceremony in the Stone House and reception in Balyna House; both beautiful venues and provided plenty of fantastic photos. We also held a 2nd night party at Balyna house; the cellar bar was definitely a hit with out guests! As we are based overseas, we liked the idea of holding all events in one venue and this was appreciated by our guests. It was fantastic to have all our guests on-site; the cottages are lovely and Balyna House is simply stunning. We had access to both the ceremony and reception rooms the day before so had plenty of time to set it up as we wished. On the day itself, Orla and Aisling were calm and patient with last minute requests/issues and Barry was fantastic at overseeing the evening part. In fact, all the staff were amazing especially the bar staff who kept us entertained during our time at the venue.
Response from Moyvalley Hotel & Balyna House
Hi Angela & Leigh, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We loved looking after you. Best of luck for the future.
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Balyna House provided a unique and quaint backdrop for our humanist wedding. Moyvalley Hotel, which is a short walk through a courtyard provided the space for our traditional reception and accommodation for all guests. It was a stress-free experience working with the staff at Moyvalley to organise our wedding.
Response from Moyvalley Hotel & Balyna House
Hi Zita, thank so much for your kind words. Delighted you enjoyed your day and everything went well.
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Stunning setting, excellent range of beautifully decorated rooms for guests, delicious food, genuine staff who couldn't possibly do more to help make our wedding weekend the unforgettable experience that it was.
Response from Moyvalley Hotel & Balyna House
Hi Mrs D, thanks so much for your feedback. Delighted you enjoyed your day.
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It’s hard to put in to words how fantastic Moyvalley Hotel & Golf Resort is as a wedding venue and how great the staff are, but I will try to capture it in this review the best I can. We had a lot of guests coming from the UK so needed a venue not too far from Dublin Airport with lots of accommodation options available. From the very first viewing we fell in love with Balyna House and knew in particular due to the accommodation options it was going to be our wedding venue. We had about 90 guests and held our wedding ceremony in Stone House and wedding reception in Balyna House in October 2016. Orla, Simon, Barry and Sara went above and beyond to cater to all our needs as well as our guests. When I met or spoke to them I felt so reassured, I never worried and they always offered suggestions and advice if required. They are a first-class professional team. Between the Hotel, Balyna House and cottages it catered to our accommodation needs, nothing was ever a problem for the staff to provide. We ended up having a two-day wedding between in Balyna House and from start to finish the staff, service, food just everything was outstanding. Ann in the restaurant in particular, was wonderful to deal with. Our guests are still raving about the venue as well and the food and accommodation. I would strongly recommend using Sheefin Florists for all wedding flowers as well as decoration of Balyna House – superb service from Aoife and her team – the florist had been recommended by Moyvalley. Also, if you want a Harpist for the drinks reception or ceremony, Ann Tuite. Orla who is the Wedding & Event Coordinator, is exceptional in her role and as I mentioned above, makes sure everything is running smoothly in the background on the day. I highly recommend this venue. If Balyna House is available for the 2 days make sure you have a BBQ on the 2nd day, regardless of the time of year, it gives you that extra time with your guests to reminisce on the events of the day before and as you have full use of the house, you have your own bar for the night – so it’s a cosy relaxing night in too. Anyone looking for a wedding venue look no further! It truly was an outstanding wedding weekend that none of us will ever forget. Thank you again to everyone in Moyvalley for making our wedding so perfect. Matt & Colette Hailes
Response from Moyvalley Hotel & Balyna House
Hi Matt & Colette, thank you so much for your lovely review. I will be sure to pass it onto our team here. So glad you enjoyed your wedding day here.
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We had our wedding reception at Moyvalley Hotel and Balyna House Hotel and we couldn't rate the hotel, our wedding coordinator Orla and all the staff enough. Orla was always so friendly, helpful and professional. We feel she went above and beyond to make sure our day was going to run smoothly! On the day we felt so special, the venue looked fantastic, food was beautiful and all the staff were so helpful and polite to us and all our guests. Everyone commented on the food and the gorgeous venue...the brekkie the next morning also went down a treat! We have since been back to celebrate my Nanny's 80th! I would definitely recommend Moyvalley to any future brides.
Response from Moyvalley Hotel & Balyna House
Hi Cassandra, thanks so much for your kind words. Glad you enjoyed the day and have come back to us again.
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We got married in October in the hotel. Our ceremony was in the stone house it was done for our wedding by the hotel. It was beautifully done. Our drinks reception was in the balyna house which is beautiful lovely for weddings for under a 100 guest. We had to have our reception in the main hotel because our numbers went to 130 I was abit worried about the size of the ballroom but with some drapes it was perfect. Orla our wedding planner mad the whole experience so easy for us a lovely lady who went above and beyond for our perfect day. Would love to be doing it all again The place was spotless and food was beautiful. Great venue and great staff.
Response from Moyvalley Hotel & Balyna House
Hi Kim, thanks so much for your feedback. Balyna House is beautiful. Delighted you enjoyed your day.
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I couldn't rate Lynn and her team any higher for their customer service. From the day we went to view Moyvalleys Balyna house we knew it was going to be the perfect wedding venue for us. We had only 5 weeks notice from the date we viewed it to the wedding day and they told us it was not a problem and it really wasn't. Everything was perfect on the day, they could not of done anymore for us or our guests and went above any beyond many times! I would recommend this venue to anyone who is looking for a personal experience, in a beautiful, quiet setting. The food was delicious and plentiful. Our guests were all very complimentary on the venue and the staff too. We rate it 10 out of 10 and cannot wait to come back, hopefully on our anniversary later this year!
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Hi Amy & Dave, thanks so much for your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back.
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Balyna House was the only venue that we visited. As soon as we seen it we knew it was perfect for our wedding. The fact that you have the whole house to yourself with the bedrooms and the cellar bar felt so so special. We had a lot of guests from England and across the world and all commented on how amazing the venue was. Orla - our wedding co-ordinator was totally amazing, from the first visit until the day of the wedding. Her professionalism, kindness and spirit really made us so happy and supported and she will always hold a special place in our hearts. The food on the day of the wedding was outstanding, (I highly recommend the Rabbit Pate to any pate lovers out there) The staff on the day were just brilliant and everyone that works there really does care and go out of their way to help. One of the staff even took my grooms shirt home to be ironed as she said she didnt trust the hotels iron! Where would you get customer service like that?! Our wedding day really was the happiest day of our lives and a lot of it was down to Balyna House & Moyvalley being the most amazing place to get married. I wish I had a time machine to do it all again. This place is really really special xx
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Hi Lara & Piers, thank you so much for your lovely review. I will pass it onto the team.
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We thoroughly enjoyed our wedding day at Balyna House. Orla Flanagan was our wedding co-ordinator and she was excellent and so helpful in the run up to and on the big day. All our requests or special needs were dealt with promptly. The venue was fantastic, the service was excellent and we cannot thank the staff enough for everything they did for us. We highly recommend Balyna as a wedding venue.
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Hi Nuala & Aidan, thanks so much for your feedback. Glad you enjoyed the day.
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Had my wedding in Moyvalley on the 17th June 2016. I had my ceremony in Balyna House and reception in the hotel. Can't fault the hotel on anything, They were so helpful in every way, Lynn who was my wedding coordinator was on hand all day and Derek who is the hotel manager was there all day as well. I honestly can say i have no complaints to make and would highly recommend this venue.
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Hi Rebecca, thanks so much for your feedback, I will pass your kind words on
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Excellent value for money. We had our wedding in Balyna house which was perfect for our wedding which had around 75 guests. The privacy of the house was exactly what we were looking for in a venue. Everything on the day went as planned and the staff were great. Overall the day couldn't have gone better.
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It was just an awesome find within our meager budget. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. We also had an unusual format (small family ceremony and meal, followed by large evening reception) and wanted a manor house which Moyvalley were able to cater for. We'd done a lot of research of venues and few could cater to this format, especially within our budget.
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It was just an awesome find within our meager budget. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. We also had an unusual format (small family ceremony and meal, followed by large evening reception) and wanted a manor house which Moyvalley were able to cater for. We'd done a lot of research of venues and few could cater to this format, especially within our budget.
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The venue was lovely. We were lucky to have the stunning Balyna house available to us aswell for photographs on the day. Service provided from the moment we enquired about availability for the wedding til the day itself was very good. I'd recommend Moyvalley Hotel/ Balyna House as a wedding venue without hesitation!
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Our experience across the full Moyvalley team was extremely professional and helpful from the get-go. Orla (our coordinator) and all other members of the hotel team ensured that the entire planning process was enjoyable and relaxed throughout (even in the midst of Storm Desmond arriving the night before the wedding ????). We used the Stone House for our ceremony, which was beautiful and intimate, and Balyna House for the rest of our day. We could not recommend it enough as a wedding venue.
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We only booked our wedding with less than 6mths planning. We looked at so many venues but only Baylna House ticked all our boxes. From the initial meeting, dealing with the staff was of high, professional standard. The wedding co-ordinator Lynn would take our calls and reply to emails promptly. We had our ceremony in the stone house and reception in Balyna house. The setting was amazing and like another world. We stayed in the cottages the night before of and after. The staff couldn't do enough for us and our guests. On the wedding day itself everything went smoothly even though I was 45minutes late walking down the aisle. The food was so tasty and plenty of it. Service was so fast. Usually at weddings the top table are finished eating when other tables are only getting their food but there was enough staff to serve all tables nearly at once. We received a fabulous gift from the hotel when leaving which was a lovely touch. We know where we will be staying for our future anniversaries.Thank you Moyvalley for making our special day so memorable and perfect. We wish we could do it all again.
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Great venue and service ensuring we had a perfect day. Would through your recommend.
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I had my Wedding on the grounds of Moyvalley Hotel and Golf resort in September and I cannot rate my experience high enough. We had our ceremony in the Stone House and it was so beautifully decorated that it was a magical experience walking up the aisle. The reception was held in Balyna House and I could not have asked for a beautiful venue to share with my family on my special day. The meal was fabulous, my guest were very impressed. It was beautifully presented and hot, which in my experience is a rare compliment. So a big thank you to the chefs and waiters and waitresses on the day. You are the hidden gems in the hospitality industry. A special thanks to Barry, he kept a very cool head on the day when the little things went wrong! And lastly a huge thanks to Orla, the Wedding and Events Coordinator. From the start she was just as excited for my Wedding as myself and my now hubby were. There was nothing that she wouldn't do for us to make the day as special as it was. There was nothing I had to do but turn up, get beautified, get married and have fun. Orla and her amazing Team did the rest. I cannot recommed Moyvalley Hotel enough to other Brides-to-be. So if you are reading this and think of having your wedding there, go check it out you will fall in love with it instantly. Simon, has created a brilliant staff team and it was an absolute pleasure to share my day with them. Thanks again to all. http://www.tripadvisor.ie/ShowUserReviews-g1390166-d681191-r330181407-Moyvalley_Hotel_Golf_Resort-Moyvalley_County_Kildare.html#
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Great hotel. Beautiful surroundings. Our wedding planner Lana is since gone but she was fantastic along with many other staff especially the staff that have kept Moyvalley open for so long. Great experience.

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