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Tralee Central Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Maine St., Tralee, Ireland (Formerly Abbey Gate Hotel)
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Ranked #12 of 14 hotels in Tralee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Nice enough place, great location, pleasant staff.... only a few quibbles, which may or may not matter to you: • They only have internet in the lobby. Not even in the pub. • Irish breakfasts are bountiful but they only serve instant coffee. I'm a tea drinker, so I didn't care, but some of my colleagues sure did. • Check-out... More

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We have just arrived back from the hotel from the film "the shining".what a night mare, shabby ,old ,unhelpful staff, god where can I start, bathroom in the room ! Tiles filthy, cracked on the floor, toilet seat broken, shaving light broken, no information in room regarding hotel,events, went into the town,came back to hotel ,rang the bell and was... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Late last minute booking, no issue. We were able to get 2 single rooms with ease. The room was ok but a bit tired looking. Bed was a little on the hard side and the pillows with useless. The double socket beside the bed only had one side working so i had to charge my phone & ist in the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

Of all the hotels we stayed in over our five week trip across September, this was the worst. Admittedly we did not have the problems listed by others in mid Sept 2013 but everything about the place suggested old and broken. It must be awful to work there. None of the staff were interested. Breakfast was located in a makeshift... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

was lovely hotel about 10 to 15 years ago,,,,now a disaster....needs to close down and restart...needs money and new management....good location but with downturn in economy in ireland has suffered badly...how carlton allow this to be a sister/brother hotel is a deep mystery to me..........bus tours stop here.must be damaging to ireland and to kerry...room run down...lifts not working...paint peeeling... More

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Tipperary, Ireland
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We checked into this hotel and paid at the reception.When we got to the room,the carpet wasn't hovered,the covers on the beds were filthy.The cleaning lady said the stains don't come out in the wash.the curtains were hanging off the window.There was a pillow in the wardrobe covered in stains.It was the most discusting hotel I have ever been to.We... More

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Glasgow
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013 via mobile

We had great hopes for our four night stay in this hotel but were left sorely disappointed We experienced a list of problems during our stay. Firstly the strip light in the bathroom did not work and flickered so badly that it was disorientating - eventually the hotel "sorted it" by removing the faulty strip lighting leaving us with limited... More

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Galway, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We got this hotel at a bargain rate, and for what we paid it was good value. It's in a great location in the centre of Tralee town, and has limited free parking. The room was large and clean, but the doors of the other rooms on the corridor banged very loudly on closing. The reception staff were helpful, but... More

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Galway, Ireland
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6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

As a tourist guide with large groups I found the reception very helpful and organised. Problems of my guests where dealt with promptly. The reception and lobby looked great but once you enter the upper floor area you will notice that the place has had much better times. It is well past its best before date but ..clean,,and therefore not... More

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Tralee, Ireland
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Went with a group . Had choice of bar or restaurant area alongside bar. Good choice of food. Shown to table promptly by a waiter. Of those serving he seemed the only one with experience. I choose a steak and before I could say my preference waitress said "I presume you want it well done". Maybe I looked like a... More

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Additional Information about Tralee Central Hotel

Also Known As:
Abbey Gate Tralee
Hotel Abbey Gate
Address: Maine St., Tralee, Ireland (Formerly Abbey Gate Hotel)
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Tralee
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 14 hotels in Tralee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Tralee Central Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Abbey Gate Hotel Tralee has established itself as one of the most attractive and elegant three star hotels in the Tralee and Kerry region. Ideally located in the heart of Tralee town, it provides discerning travelers with a warm, intimate atmosphere and the utmost in personal attention. At the Abbeygate Hotel Tralee, we offer a unique level of comfort to business and leisure travelers in a sophisticated, comfortable setting. All 100 guest rooms are luxuriously appointed and specifically designed to enable guests to relax in the comfort of their own rooms. The Abbeygate Hotel Tralee is a perfect base for exploring the delights of the Ring of Kerry, Dingle Peninsula and Kerry's many other attractions. ... more   less 
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