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The Ardilaun Hotel

4.0 of 5 Taylors Hill, Galway, Ireland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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28 reviews 28 reviews
26 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was the most expensive hotel by quite a stretch during our weeklong tour of Ireland. And on several counts, it did not deliver. First, the good points: The leisure club (guests have complimentary access although you must buy a swimming cap if you don't have one) was lovely. A very nice pool area, sauna and steamroom, and nicely appointed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have stayed here quite a few times now with the family and have always had a great experience however this year, the food and service was excellent. Great choice and very high standard on the menu for dinners and staff were very attentive. There were quite a few new faces this year but we were informed that there was... More

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18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here as part of a CIE tour. The rooms were spacious. There is wi fi throughout the hotel although it was a bit spotty in the room at times. In order to use the wi fi service, you must register, provide an email address, then open an email sent to that address to finish the log in process.... More

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Morro Bay, California
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24 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Ardilaun Hotel is well located, close to but not in central Galway, well within walking distance of the fun, but in a quiet, well-to-do neighborhood. And the hotel is attractive and has comfortable rooms. Unfortunately, we could not enjoy the dining room due to competition from a bus tour, and the lobby and other public areas were overwhelmed by... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the three nights that I stayed at the Ardilaun. I like the comfortable old décor, wool carpets and lots of nooks and crannies to sit in for peace and quiet. Food was great. The bar was one of the friendliest ever and I was looked after like someone who had been going there for 40 years. Thanks Thomas... More

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Leominster MA
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12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night in July on our CIE tour. It was my favorite hotel of our 8 day tour - wish we had had time to take advantage of some of the amenities such as the pool. The room was large (liked the decor) and clean and the beds comfortable. Liked the "old world' look of the lobby... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed on a Saturday night in October staff friendly and the hotel is comfortable enough with lovely grounds. Good location away from the city centre but I made the mistake of booking a single room . It was backed on two sides by corridors and was so noisy even up to 5am. I am frequent visit to Galway And am... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I and her sister had a two day break in The Ardillaun and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The staff were extremely polite, courteous and helpful, the rooms were spacious, very comfortable and well appointed. We had a lunch and two dinners during our stay and the meals were excellent and beautifully presented. The restaurant managers and waiters... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel decor is a little dated but the rooms are large and airy and provide you with a clean and comfortable place to relax. The hotel has multiple wings and floors. Many of the rooms are located a long walk from the central reception bar and restaurant facilities. We struggled to get the wifi to connect in our room.... More

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JohnRyanMD, Owner at The Ardilaun Hotel, responded to this review

Dear leebythesea, Many thanks for your review of The Ardilaun recently. We appreciate your feedback and will use it in our efforts to improve and maintain high standards. As our chefs and kitchen staff finish shortly after 9pm in the evening, it is difficult to provide hot food to the standards we would wish for guests who arrive late. However... More

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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147 reviews 147 reviews
51 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights for friends wedding. The service was really good throughout. The food in bar and restaurant was typical hotel style....not bad. The rooms were not big but clean. The hotel itself was dated and probably needs a revamp. The cost was pricey and not clue for money. The late bar and service of staff made up for... More

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JohnRyanMD, Owner at The Ardilaun Hotel, responded to this review

Dear oobarry, Many thanks for your review of The Ardilaun hotel recently. We appreciate your comments regarding our food and service, particularly bar staff. We use all our customer feedback to improve our standards and training procedures. We hope to welcome you back to The Ardilaun in the future. Kind regards, John Ryan, Managing Director More

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Address: Taylors Hill, Galway, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Ardilaun Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 125
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