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Darnley Lodge Hotel

Main Street, Athboy, Ireland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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25 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Been here twice , first time found the staff to be friendly and the food to be good. Second time We found the food to be awful and the staff to be rude with the exception of the duty manager. I live near this but unfortunately due to the bad experience of the second visit I won't be returning

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David S, Owner at Darnley Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Sean, I am sorry you had such an experience with us, if you could conact me via info@darnleylodgehotel.ie i would like to discuss the matter further so that we can rectify any issues in the future. Many Thanks More 

Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the pleasure of being at a wedding here yesterday. The hotel was in the centre of town. The food was excellent and the service even better. All the hotel staff were very friendly and welcoming and couldn't do more to help. The function room was stunning for the meal. The music was great (available locally). The front bar... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Stopped here this evening, lovely setting by a log fire. Superb service, friendly and attentive. Couldn't fault the food. Great mushrooms, divine duck spring rolls, Beautiful Brie and fantastic fajitas. Great portion size and well presented.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

Been here a few times since christmas when I come home to athboy and it is great to see it back open and see some old faces that are years there.Have to say the food here has always been great. There is such a great variety of food on the evening menu and I was very impressed with the presentation.... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We stayed here because it is the closest place to our friends' wedding venue. Overall, we enjoyed our time here. The hotel itself is not extremely amazing, but the staffs are really nice and helpful. The breakfast is great. The only negative thing I can think of is the internet. It is really hard to connect to the internet.

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Lurgan, Co. Armagh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We popped into the Darnley en route to Causey farm at the weekend and I have to say it was lovely to be with my two young children and feel so welcome. It has a great family friendly atmosphere and the staff couldn't do enough for us. The Sunday lunch was tasty, hot and my husband was pleased with the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Didn't stay in the Darnely lodge but went in for lunch. The carvery lunch was just dire. Hospital food!The bacon was just grizzle and my wife had the plaice whichagain was awful. Veg was huge lumps of carrots and grey looking cabbage that had been boiled to within an inch of its life. Also the parsley sauce was straight out... More 

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Enfield, Meath, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I was part of a large group enjoyed a afternoon event in the Darnley. I arrived at one pm and joined my friends. It was quite a large group , around a hundred and fifty people. Lunch was due to be served at one . It was delayed , not by the hotel but the group. Arrivals were slow due... More 

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Ashland City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I have stayed at this hotel many times. It is a lovely hotel in downtown Athboy, very quaint and comfortable. I have sat by the fire many times next to the bar/restaurant working on my laptop and sipping a cup of coffee in the morning or a pint of Guinness in the evening. The staff is super friendly, the food... More 

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Laytown, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I had a most lovely breakfast. I was in the area early one morning, hungry so I tried the breakfast as a non resident. It was just superb, fresh, wholesome and different. The staff were very friendly and could not give us enough. Great new place. wish you all well. I was so impressed I am going for an overnight... More 

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