The Ice House

Ballina, Co. Mayo
Perched on the edge of the River Moyin Ballina, County Mayo, The Ice House is the perfect venue choice for a romantic and scenic wedding reception. Situated close to the Moy Estuary and stunning beach at Enniscrone and surrounded by an idyllic landscape, The Ice House is the ideal location for a wedding with a wow factor. Bottom of FormThis chic award winning hotel is a stunning fusion of old and new with beautiful panoramic river views - where anything you need on your wedding day will be catered for in a laid-back, warm and friendly fashion. We guarantee your wedding day to be exclusively yours.When it comes to weddings, The Ice House is quickly gaining reputation as one of Ireland’s most sought after wedding venues. At The Ice House you can be assured that your wedding will be all about you and unique to you. From a sunny, summer wedding with bubbles and strawberries on the riverside terrace, a mulled wine Winter Wedding reception in the Parlour, an intimate civil ceremony, civil partnership or blessing, we can do it all..The award winning restaurant at The Ice House can accommodate up to guests and serves delicious modern seasonal cuisine . We’ll help you design your wedding menu to suit your tastes and can provide any little extra touches that you might like. For more information please see our wedding brochureThe Accommodation The Ice House has individually designed bedrooms and suites all with spectacular river views. All bathrooms feature L'Occitane toiletries.A Beautiful YouOur Chill spa and beauty therapists are on hand to massage away your pre wedding stresses and help with make up for you and your wedding party on your special day. Hair Styling and Beauty Treatments are available onsite in our Chill Spa. Alternatively, you can arrange for your own hair stylist and make-up artist to avail of our facilities.Little Extras Enjoy an intimate dinner with close Family and Friends on the eve of your Wedding Day.The Day After Make the celebrations last an extra day with a leisurely by a hearty riverside barbeque on the terrace or move indoors off season with a winter buffet.As a member of Irelands Blue Book, The Ice House is a beautiful and charming venue to celebrate your wedding day and the perfect setting to create memories to last forever.
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Diane Kellett
To all at the Ice-House...What can I say? Myself and a group of ladies stayed with you on Friday 7th sat 8th Feb last to celebrate my sister?s wedding-to be! It was a hen with a difference!! From the moment we arrived (To the complimentary glass of bubbles) we were made feel most welcome. A special mention to Vivian who went above and beyond her role, to attend to every small detail (and a few large ones also)...which resulted in a fantastic weekend had by all.
The highlights, to name but a few were as follows: the excellent standard of service at breakfast both mornings. The exquisite dinner on Friday, the lovely comfy parlour in which we enjoyed a few tipples- you even permitted us to bring our own bubbles to add to the merriment! The staff and treatments (thank-you Sharon) in the spa were wonderful and even the night porter had a lovely welcome for us when we arrived back in the early hours of sat/sun morning!!
Added 4th Jul 2014
Ian & Claire Rutherford
To the Ice House Team
One word ? AMAZING!
You were all so fantastic, thank you so much. Hopefully see you soon.
Added 2nd Jul 2014
Thank you so much for making our wedding so special and unique. It was everything we wanted it to be and that was mainly down to yourself, Dara and all the staff at the hotel. Our guests were blown away by the hotel and in particular by the friendly staff and amazing service. I have put up a supplier recommendation on Weddings Online. We really love the Ice House and will definitely be back down before our 1st wedding anniversary. Best wishes and thanks again for all your help and I hope you have continued success in the Ice House.
Added 1st Jul 2014
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Jennifer & Dave
We had our amazing wedding at the Ice House in September 2011. Thanks to Vicky and all the staff, our wedding day was made truly memorable from start to finish. This venue is beautiful for a wedding - great food, beautiful setting and attentive staff. We had a civil ceremony on the premises followed by wonderful reception. Even the weather was great that day! We cannot recommend this venue enough.
Added 6th Aug 2013
Lorna & Cathal
Hi Sinead,
Thank you so much for ensuring that Cathal and I had such a perfect day! We loved every minute of it. We will definitely be in again soon.

Thanks again

Added 5th Jul 2013
What can we say that really captures our gratitude?
Thank you so much for all - from the onset you have been wonderful, communicative, helpful and accommodating during all of our wedding planning. I really appreciated your warm, pleasant and receptive manner all the way till the day itself! Not only myself and Rory, but all the guests were delighted/impressed with The Ice House- and our day couldn't have gone better.
The hotel setting was gorgeous, the rooms were fantastic, the staff were brilliant, the spa stunning, the food amazing and the whiskey tasting/cocktail classes - such good fun!
I have already recommend you highly to a friend & I will not hesitate to send people your way- especially to you, as you are a natural dealing with brides, weddings and all that entails.
Thank you so much...
Added 28th Jun 2013
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We got married in the beautiful Ice House Hotel and can only strongly recommend this as a special venue for anyone planning their wedding. From the minute we arrived at the Ice House we felt fully relaxed and entrusted the staff to meet all out needs.
We held our civil ceremony there also, facing out to the beautiful River Moy. From the canopies, wine and dinner through to the midnight bites, the food was delicious. Special touches were evident throughout the day and all the staff were so friendly and made our day so special.
We stayed in the Bartra suite. The room has a fabulous view across the river through to the Beleek woods. Again special touches of personal welcome notes, champagne and chocolate dipped strawberries. After the three days we wouldn't have changed a thing.
Thanks again to the fabulous warm staff of the Ice House Hotel *****
Added 20th Jun 2013
Edward Lavery
I just wanted to thank all the staff in the Ice House for helping to make our son's wedding such a wonderful occasion last Friday. The Hotel facilities are first class in every respect, but without such a friendly, helpful, professional team of people it would not have been as memorable an occasion as it was. Our thanks to everyone in the Hotel.
Added 2nd Apr 2013
Joanne Dillon
Once again I have to say thank you so much for making our wedding day so special. We both could not have asked for more, it was perfect in every way. Everyone that attended the wedding was raving about the Hotel, food and staff and I hope you get some repeat business from it. I know we will definitely be back to stay and hope to celebrate any future occasions in your amazing Hotel.

Dec 2011
Added 28th Dec 2011
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Howard & Nicola
Last Friday, my wife Nicola and I attended the wedding reception of my good friends Fergal and Natasha Fleming. I just wanted to take a moment to compliment you and your staff on the wonderful evening we had. I could not imagine a more lovely setting for the occasion and as a foodie, I have to especially compliment your chefs and waiting staff on the night for a superb meal, far exceeding my expectations of usual wedding fare. I even made breakfast which was lovely, (I must be getting old). The general friendliness of staff marks a difference to a guest in any hotel, and for this I can honestly say you score very highly.
I will be highly recommending your hotel to my friends for a visit, and I look forward to perhaps a quieter stay the next time?. might even get to try your spa.
Added 5th Jun 2009