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Woodford Dolmen Hotel

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$70*
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Brighton
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Arriving to the noise of a children's disco on a Saturday afternoon wasn't the best greeting but the room on the ground floor was very comfortable. A's previous reviews have stated the rooms were exceptionally hot but turn the radiator off and all's sorted. We had the al la carte meal in the evening and this was lovely. The waiting...

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DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Liskeenan Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I’m sorry you felt you didn’t have the ‘best greeting’, It is communion and confirmation season and on certain days we provide entertainment for the children who come to celebrate with us. I am glad you experienced both our ‘lovely’ A la Carte and ‘delicious’...

dublin
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We were a group of 17 ladies ranging in age from very early 20's to early 70's and this hotel went down a treat with all of us! We enjoyed an excellent meal with excellent service and nothing seemed too much trouble for the staff, receptionists were very helpful and welcoming and not forgetting two lovely gentlemen who were on...

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DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi barcelonabride Thank you for taking the time to leave this 5 star review of your recent stay with us. I am glad you got to experience the “excellent service” from our staff as customer service is what we pride ourselves on here at the Woodford Dolmen Hotel. I look forward to welcoming you back to the stay with us...

County Longford, Ireland
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I was a guest at a wedding reception at your hotel at the week-end and stayed overnight. The food served at the reception was lovely , but was very disappointed with a member of the hotel staff collecting dishes and cutlery at the table, after the main course, when, some people had finished eating whilst other people at the table...

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DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi pocadhla Thank you for leaving this 5 star review of your recent stay with us. I am glad you had a “great weekend” here in the Woodford Dolmen Hotel. Thank you for your feedback, it is appreciated as it helps us maintain our very high standards. Banqueting service procedure would be to remove vegetable dishes after the veg has...

Wexford, Ireland
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Seventeen ladies visited this hotel at the weekend for our annual golfing trip and had one of the best experiences ever. The hotel, staff, food and atmosphere were fantastic, well worth a visit if you in carlow. A huge thanks to all that looked after us we will be back.

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DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi bernimurphy Thank you for taking to time to leave us this 5 star review. I am happy that you got to experience so much of what we offer here in the Woodford Dolmen Hotel and I am grateful for your recommendation. I look forward to welcoming you back to stay with us again in the future. Regards Colin Duggan...

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed for friends wedding. Food served at the wedding was lovely couldn't fault it loved the individual serving of veg. Corridors noisy during the middle of the night with hen party's no noise blocked by door woken up 2 - 3 times at least. Bedroom some have been updated the one we stayed in was not. We paid the same...

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DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Nicola B Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. As you mention we are in the process of renovating our bedrooms and in fact all bedrooms have had new mattresses put in, all have the same features and facilities for tea/coffee making, TV, etc, and we are replacing the furniture and fixtures in all our rooms,...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Last Saturday we had a family bereavement at midnight I called the Dolmen - , Carlow was extremely busy on that date , and the Hunt ball was on in the hotel Brian did not have a vacant room but offered to call other local hotels to try to secure accommodation for us - he took my number and called...

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DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi businessguru2016 Thank you for leaving this 5 star review of your recent stay with us. I am glad you experienced the ‘great service and hospitality’ we offer here. Although we were busy, we will always try to accommodate requests and assist guests as best we can. I am delighted we could assist you in this matter given the circumstances....

Newry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Hotel staff very friendly, hotel very clean . Rooms where very hot so I phoned reception and was given a fan which was great but the mattress was memory foam and was full of lumps it was the the worst mattress I've ever sleep on , so uncomfortable and smelt of sweat such a pity

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DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Mary M Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. I am sorry to read your description of the mattress in your room, I haven’t heard that before and regularly receive compliments on the comfort of our bedrooms and beds as you will see elsewhere on this site, but I will certainly look into it. Thanks again...

Reviewed 15 February 2017

I travel a lot throughout the country for my work and The Woodford Dolmen Hotel is one of the best ones I have stayed in. It's conveniently situated off the motorway. I stay here once month and cannot find anything negative to say about it. The staff are very friendly and helpful, especially Simon and call me by my name...

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DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi CianBean Thank you for taking the time to leave this 5-star review of you experience with us here in the Woodford Dolmen Hotel. As you know we pride ourselves on customer service and the friendliness of our staff that you mention, is a great asset to us. It is lovely to read that you feel ‘at home’ here, we...

County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Another great stay, thanks to all the staff, lovely rooms, nice food, child friendly and a highly recommended hotel in the Carlow area. Still love the walk out to the river. Best Wishes Brendan and family.

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DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi BWmystery Thank you for your 5 star review of your stay with us and for your recommendation. I look forward to welcoming you to stay with us again in the future. Regards Colin Duggan General Manager

County Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Hi There, I returned to the Woodford Dolmen Hotel recently with my partner for a romantic weekend away. Having stayed in the Woodford Dolmen previously I had expectations for the high standards that had impressed me on my previous stay. I was not disappointed. We were greeted at the reception by a girl called Ciara who I must say really...

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DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi annnolan1 Thank you for this 5 star review of your recent return trip. I’m glad that you had a chance to experience the consistency we provide here in the hotel by not disappointing your ‘high expectations’. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to Ciara and I look forward welcoming you back for another great stay...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Woodford Dolmen Hotel

Address: Kilkenny Road, Carlow, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Carlow > Carlow
Price Range: RM318 - RM687 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Woodford Dolmen Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 83
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“Front of Hotel at the moment.”
HaroldMcManus, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Quiet rooms are further away from reception, the lodges/cottages are great too”
AVWynne, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Eat in the restaurant st the back - much quieter.”
Liskeenan, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If a hotel has mice there are no good rooms”
Ballygarriff, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room was centre of corridor it was great, there was very little noise.”
Howth2015, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
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