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Talbot Hotel Carlow

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Kilkenny, Ireland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent three nights here last week and what a surprise. The food was great, our evening meals were so so good. The staff were very friendly both in the dining room and reception. Couldn't have been more helpful. Best value for money I ever got in Ireland. Shopping not great in Carlow but if you want to relax and have...

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ManagerTHC, General Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

rmillar@talbothotelcarlow.ie +353 59 915 3000 Dear kaatethecat, Thank you for taking the time to review Talbot Hotel Carlow and what lovely feedback to receive on a Monday morning. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay here with us and I will pass on your very kind comments to our very dedicated staff. We very much look forward to welcoming you...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here Friday night to visit family in Carlow & as usual staff very friendly & helpful. Room lovely & breakfast great. Will be back soon . Thank you for a lovely relaxing stay. Regards Rebecca & Kevin Oliver

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ManagerTHC, General Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

rmillar@talbothotelcarlow.ie +353 59 915 3000 Dear Mr & Mrs Oliver, Thank you very much for your kind feedback. We are delighted to have you as a returning guest & we look forward to welcoming you again very soon. Yours Sincerely, Robert Millar General Manager Talbot Hotel Carlow

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights in early May. Due to my flight being delayed I couldn't arrive there til the early hours of the first night, but a quick call to the hotel and everything was arranged for the night porter to check me in The room was wonderful, bathroom Good, and beds comfy. Couldn't ask for anything more....

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ManagerTHC, Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

rmillar@talbothotelcarlow.ie +353 59 915 3000 Dear Dave H, We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay in The Talbot Carlow. We appreciate the feedback and are very glad it was pleasant experience. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Yours Sincerely, Robert Millar General Manager Talbot Hotel Carlow

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

€440 euros for 3 business rooms on a night where a talent show was on. Tap dancing and music kept us awake till11.30pm followed by bagpipes till 1am.. on a wednesday evening.no advance warning as the noise caused us no sleep before a long working day the next day. Assured at checkout id be redunded as one room couldnt be...

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rmillar@talbothotelcarlow.ie +353 59 915 3000 Dear Arron P, I am sincerely disappointed to read your review of the hotel. As Wednesday evening is a usual evening for entertainment, I can only apologise for the breakdown in communication. Please know that this has been noted with staff and will not happen again. We are sorry to lose your business, but hope...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can't compliment the staff enough. They were excellent and served us efficiently and with humour. We also enjoyed the delicious food and would highly recommend a visit to this hotel. We attended a function at this venue and were well looked after by all the staff and management. Sadly we did not stay here but I'm sure their hospitality will...

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ManagerTHC, Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

rmillar@talbothotelcarlow.ie +353 59 915 3000 Dear fuinary, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. I look forward to passing your comments onto our very hardworking staff, who will much appreciate it. We looking forward to welcoming you again at the hotel, hopefully next time you will stay with us. Yours Sincerely, Robert Millar General Manager Talbot Hotel Carlow

Enniscorthy,Wexford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here last weekend it's our 3rd time in three months. The kids aged 5 and 2 love the pool, the children's menu in the Bar and Restaurant are great with a wide variety to choose from. Breakfast is wonderful hot,fresh loads to choose from whether you want a Continental or the whole shebang. The waiting staff throughout the...

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ManagerTHC, Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

rmillar@talbothotelcarlow.ie +353 59 915 3000 Dear DeeA55, It is always great to hear from a returning guest and especially with such an excellent review. We place great importance on families in our hotel and our customers feedback is very important to us. Thank you very much for your kind review. We look forward to welcoming you back for your 4th...

ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel is located well out of Carlow town (long walk in). Staff seemed stressed at times due to lots of children there. Constantly telling them off for running about. Lovely food in the hotel. Very enjoyable breakfast and lovely bright breakfast room. Best floor is the 1st floor as there is a large lobby area in it if you come...

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ManagerTHC, General Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

0599153000 robertmillar@talbothotel.ie Dear Nuala, thanks so much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay at the Talbot Hotel Carlow to our Tripadvisor profile. Tripadvisor is a wonderful way for guests to share their experiences of how their stay went and can offer tips and recommendations to other travellers. So it's wonderful that you are offering...

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We used this place for our business meeting while in Ireland the place was very modern plenty of parking and easy to find just off the motorway. The staff are very friendly and couldn't do enough for you . Good place all round

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ManagerTHC, General Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

robertmillar@talbothotel.ie Dear Martino B, Thanks for taking the time to post a review of your recent time here with us in Carlow and of the function that you hosted with us here in the hotel. Please know that all of your feedback is greatly appreciated and will be shared with the entire team. I am thrilled that though you and...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service is fantastic and staff can't do enough for you. Recommend the goats cheese starter and the chicken Caesar salad, huge portions and just Delish! Large group of us and everything came so quick without any hassle! Looking forward to returning next time we are over in Ireland!

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robertmillar@talbothotel.ie 0599153000 Dear Islandlass88, Thank you so much for getting in touch with us and leaving your feedback on our Tripadvisor Profile. Please know that all of your feedback is greatly appreciated and will be shared with our entire team. I am delighted to learn that you enjoyed your meal with us on the occasion that you happened to stop...

Carmarthen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

15 min walk from centre of town, taxis abailable. Prebooked meal for 24 people after arrival at 8pm. Fixed menu but good selection and bery readonably priced. Well cooked and generous portions. Service was very good. Pleasant bar. We stayed 3nights and had b&b. Again good selection buffet breakfast. Relaxed atmosphere each morning and efficient. Large rooms, very comfortable beds...

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ManagerTHC, General Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

robertmillar@talbothotel.ie 0599153000 Dear Ruth, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us as part of the Pan Celtic Festival. Please know that all of your comments are greatly appreciated and will be shared with the entire team. I was thrilled to read your review, this year we played a very...

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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Talbot Hotel is Carlow town's only four star hotel located 5 minutes drive from the town centre with easy access to motorways and only one hour from Dublin. All 84 spacious guest rooms including two spectacular suites and well appointed interconnecting family rooms are designed, furnished and decorated with the ultimate of guest comfort and convenience in mind. A range of dining options are available at the Talbot Hotel Carlow. Corries Bar & Bistro serves delicious food throughout the day including Morning Coffee, Carvery Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Light Bites & Bistro Favorites. The 4th floor Liberty Tree Restaurant offers scenic views of the surrounding rolling countryside and is open daily for Breakfast and Dinner. The award wining Inspirit Health & Leisure Club boasts a 20m Deck Level Pool, Kids Pool, Sauna, Jacuzzi, Steam Room and Extensive Gym. Indigo Hair & Beauty gives guests the opportunity to relax and be pampered without leaving the hotel. A range of entertainment options are available to hotel residents including the Talbot Tiger's Kids Club at weekends & holiday periods; Live Music & Table Quiz in Corries Bar & Bistro and the DOME Family Entertainment Centre on site offering Bowling, Arcade and Kidzmania Playzone. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Talbot Hotel Carlow

Address: Portlaoise Road, Carlow, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Carlow > Carlow
Price Range: RM379 - RM840 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Talbot Hotel Carlow 4*
Number of rooms: 84
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“1st floor is ideal if you have children due to large area to sit in.”
nualamcg, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“Room on 4th floor has incredible views”
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“Stayed on 3rd floor, with a great view of the countryside”
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“Breakfast on the 4th floor gave a great view of the open fields”
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