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The Ardilaun Hotel

#12 of 57 Hotels in Galway
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A group of friends up to 20 stay every year as the service and value we get is exceptional.Its location is perfect and the facilities are very good which leaves the group focus on the local golf courses. The resteraunt and bar have a great atmosphere and it lends itself to an enjoyable stay .see you next year Ardilaun

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Dublin, Ireland
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I initially got a really bad room here, noise from an air con unit kept me awake. Asked at about 1130pm could I change rooms and the lady at reception was relentless, efficient and effective in getting me a suitably quiet room on a night the hotel was almost booked out. This was beyond the call of duty, but she... More 

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

Dear Harry, Many thanks for your review of The Ardilaun recently. We are very pleased to read your great feedback as it is very important to us for training purposes and improving standards. All of your comments have been noted and will be passed on to the relevant departments for action. We apologise for your initial inconvenience with the room... More 

Kalamazoo, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff at this hotel was great, at the front desk, in the dining room and in the bar. The room was fine but not fancy. The downtown area, where we focused our visit, was a short cab ride away. The cab fares varied between 9 and 15 Euros. Cabs were plentiful and it was easy to find them downtown.... More 

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

Dear Kevin, Thank your for your recommendation of The Ardilaun recently. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, John Ryan, Managing Director More 

St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
8 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went there for dinner with a big pre-booked party. Given a friendly welcome on arrival and the location of the dinner was clearly shown on a display board. We had a really excellent meal. Starter was Galway Bay Seafood Vol au Vent - excellent flavours. I had roast leg of Connemara lamb for my main course which was top quality.... More 

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

Dear Edmund, Many thanks for your recommendation of The Ardilaun as a destination for dinner. We are really delighted that you enjoyed your meal and the service so well. It is a delight to us to have people from the locality to dine and enjoy the experience that so many of our guests from other parts of the country and... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We held our wedding and our reception in the Ardilaun Hotel on New Years Day. As far as I know, ours was the last of a very busy christmas and wedding season for the Ardilaun, and yet, the professionalism, enthusiasm and helpfulness of all the staff made us feel like ours could have been the first and only wedding they... More 

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

Dear FMWalsh, Thank you so much for your sensational review of The Ardilaun on trip advisor. It is our privilege to be involved in your wedding day and to endeavour to make it the occasion you both deserve and will remember forever. We are justly proud of Maureen and David, and indeed all our staff as they strive to be... More 

Letterkenny
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked into one of the garden rooms as I had my dog, Clara with me. There is an indoor car park which leads to the garden rooms which meant that I did not have to take my dog through the hotel. The room was really spacious with it's own patio leading on to the gardens which was really convenient... More 

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

Dear Hollykitten, Thank you for your great review of The Ardilaun. We are very pleased that you had such an enjoyable stay with your dog Clara. Your super comments on accommodations, garden, food and service are most welcome. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back to The Ardilaun in the future. kind regards, John Ryan, managing Director More 

Moncton, NB
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136 reviews 136 reviews
21 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this hotel, it was by far my favorite during my trip. The room was very spacious, the bathroom was spa-like with a separate tub and shower. The gardens were beautiful. The pool looked amazing! I wish I would have had the time to go for a swim. I also arrived too late to go give the spa a... More 

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

Dear Nic7895 Many thanks for your great recommendation and review of The Ardilaun. We are thrilled that you had such a good stay with us and really appreciate all your positive feedback. True, the Ardilaun is not a city centre hotel. If you have time and like to walk the centre is only 15-20 minutes away and there is a... More 

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57 reviews 57 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was a great stay. We visited for two nights our room was more like an apartment. Very well appointed with modern conveniences and old world charm. The wifi was not working well and the staff didn't blow it off, they reset the routers in our area and worked like a champ after that. The food for breakfast was... More 

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

Dear Procket, Many thanks for your superb review of The Ardilaun. We are delighted to have featured on your tour as your favourite hotel. Your comments on staff, service and food and accommodation are greatly appreciated. We hope to have the pleasure of your company again in the future. Kind regards, John Ryan, Managing Director More 

South Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful setting for a lovely hotel. Rooms were clean and very nice, bathroom updated and large. Food for breakfast and dinner was delicious. The grounds are beautiful. Only negatives would be it is pretty far from town and the staff was not too friendly.

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

Dear BoysBaBa, Thank you for your recent review on trip advisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that your food and accommodation were satisfactory. We are disappointed to read that you experienced unfriendly attitude among our staff as we generally have very positive feedback regarding staff and customer service. We apologise for any negative feeling... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent the weekend at Ardilaun while attending a sporting competition in Galway. The food in the restaurant was excellent but the very friendly and helpful staff were what really made the difference. There is a very cosy bar at the entrance and again some super staff, everyone is so helpful. This was our second stay and would highly recommend.

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

Dear TG55, Many thanks for your super review and recommendation of The Ardilaun. We are delighted with your repeat custom and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, John Ryan, Managing Director More 

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