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Headfort Arms Hotel

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A friend and I had a wonderful experience and treat in The headford Arms Hotel today. The Spa treatment was excellent and so relaxing. The Afternoon Tea was beautiful and well presented. Highly recommended.

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New Hamburg, Ontario
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed everything about the Headfort Arms – and will return, next year. The hotel is comfortable, the restaurants are excellent, the service is top-notch. It's a great place to stay – and very convenient to the amazing attractions in this beautiful part of Ireland, just north-west of Dublin.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got married at the Headfort 2 years ago and have come back both for our first anniversary and now for our 2nd anniversary.This time when we came it happened to be the same day as the Pink Ribbon Walk and the hotel was crazy busy but this didn't affect our stay even if the staff we're rushed off there... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here recently for three nights for a friend's wedding. Room was clean and of a good size with a comfortable bed. Our rate included breakfast which had nice choices and was tasty. We ate and drank in the residents bar on the first night which was well priced and had friendly staff and then at the Vanilla Pod on... More 

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Bailieborough, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

as we had 90 minutes to wait for our bus and being a bit hungry the Headford Arms was located so we went in and discovered the food wasreally tasty and reasonably priced, the staff are very informative and the waiting staff were very professional.

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Berkshire, UK
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

We stayed at the hotel for a wedding reception that was taking place in the hotel. The room was easy to book, staff friendly and the hotel easy to find. The drinks in the bar were reasonably priced,bar meals tasty. Pancakes at breakfasts were amazing!

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Sacramento, California
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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

My wife, son, and I stayed on a Friday night because we were going to a wedding a few towns over. Check in was a breeze and we were able to find parking in back of the hotel. The lounge was huge and accommodating. We had dinner at the Vanilla Pod and our meal was divine! (We rated the restaurant... More 

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Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is our second visit to this hotel and we decided to have the beauty package combined with afternoon tea. We absolutely loved it both times the beauty treatments were top of the range delivered with expertise and thoroughly enjoyable equally so our afternoon tea the cakes and sandwiches were fresh delicious and presented beautifully to top it all off... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a friend's wedding. Nice big room. Comfy beds decent shower. Tub was a bit snug for the oik but you normal sized 'umans should be OK. Good breakfast with a nice choice. Would recommend the vanilla pod for the evening meal. The residents bar is excellent. Live music was good. The craic was good! The wedding was... More 

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london, uk
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights for a wedding...staff couldn't do enough for you from booking hairdressers appointments to giving U sandwiches because we missed Breakfast the morning after the wedding... wedding was fab and food was excellent , would definitely recommend

Thank rachel2407London_Uk

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the Heritage Town Kells, the Duff family celebrate 40 years at the helm of one of Meath’s hospitality landmarks in the Heart of the Boyne Valley of Ireland. The hotel boasts 45 bespoke rooms, Headfort Spa Rooms, Vanilla Pod Award Winning Restaurant, Cafe Therese Casual Dining Cafe, Kelltic Bar Traditional Pub, Banquesting Facilities and beautiful gardens . Those years of commitment to excellence was recognized not only by its Gold Medal Award for Best Three-Star hotel Ireland, but also most recently at the Kells Chamber of Commerce Business Awards, when receiving the award of ‘Best Customer Service’in Business. ‘We were delighted with this award said Olivia, as it is thanks to all of our loyal team of staff who offer the Headfort welcome and service to our guests, old and new’. The Headfort is the life and sole of the Kells social scene. It offers so much to its visitors in it’s selection of outlets from the Award Winning Vanilla Pod Restaurant to the thriving Kelltic Bar and the Headfort Spa Rooms which focuses on using only Irish products. According to the Duff family, it’s not easy doing business at the moment, price competition is relentless and the customer has never had such choice but the Headfort is committed to providing value, supporting local producers and retaining the personal touch on every guest encounter. The hotel is delighted to report an upsurge in bookings for 2013, according to Vincent ‘the customer really wants the personal touch, the knowledge that you are there on their special day and that family run atmosphere, they have been and tasted the large branded chain hotels and we feel there is a return to good Irish hospitality and a guarantee of freshly prepared local food’ As a member of Irish Country Hotels, the 26 Independent hotel marketing group, the Headfort is one of only 26 hotels in Ireland and the first service industry in Ireland to receive the accreditation of being ‘Guaranteed Irish’. This is demonstrated in the hotels commitment to using local suppliers, employing local and using local and Irish produce at every opportunity. In this way the hotel serves as an even greater support to the local economy and there is no doubt that this is what the customer wants for the future. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Headfort Arms Hotel

Address: Headfort Place | Kells, Co.Meath, Ireland, Kells, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Meath > Kells
Price Range: RM280 - RM658 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Headfort Arms Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 45
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“There is a lift to all the floors we had Room 203 very quiet on the 2nd floor.”
 of 5 bubbles aly56, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stayed on third floor at the back of the hotel, very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Fluffers, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one if the new rooms at the rear of the hotel as it can get guite noisy on the Main Street”
 of 5 bubbles 853TonyM, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Make sure to request not to be in the golfer's suite if you are planning to use the internet.”
 of 5 bubbles 331kaciec, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a old house room (older with features) at front of hotel, new wing ( larger rooms) back of hotel”
 of 5 bubbles garysandbevs, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
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