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Dooley's Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Merchants Quay, Waterford 00353, Ireland
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Ranked #5 of 13 hotels in Waterford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    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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Brisbane, Australia
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164 reviews 164 reviews
45 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Dooley's hotel is a gem in Waterford. The first thing that strikes you is the service. The staff deserve10 out of 10 for their friendliness and diligent service. The second is the quirky room numbering. Don't try and work it out just ask. The lifts are too small for tour groups but the stairs are close by. The restaurant, bar... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Waterford is my home county. I have spent a lot of my life here and know Waterford to be a particularly welcoming city. Dooleys Hotel still has to learn of this. On arrival here, we went to reception to check in. We had booked rooms through Expedia. There were three of us using two rooms. The only available rooms on... More

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was at Dooley's hotel for business and woud hapily return for pleasure. I had a very comfortable and quiet room overlooking the canal. The staff were extremely helpful as I had questions regarding both onward travel and the internet, which they dealt with quickly and efficiently. I really enjoyed the good Irish breakfast and the live music in the... More

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Laveen, Arizona, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived about 8 p.m on a Wednesday after traveling by ferry from Wales. We had had trouble with rental car agency and only just made the ferry. We were a stressed group of three adults and three young boys. The staff were professional, soothing and so sympathetic. Before we knew it we were checked in, parking found for our... More

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Bridport, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel but very confusing numbers , we got lost each time we lost or returned to our room. Excellent food my husband loved the beef stew had this the two nights we were there. Really good breakfast. Staff throughout the hotel were pleasant. Not so keen on our room the bed needed replacing as mattress was sagging , quite... More

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Bronx, New York
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311 reviews 311 reviews
31 hotel reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

DOOLEY HOTEL The Dooley Hotel is a centrally located historic hotel. It is within walking distance of the harbor and the historic district. The lobby has a high ceiling accented by a magnificent glass chandelier, a beautiful hanging woolen, several traditional paintings, a few bust, and a few wing back chairs that makes you feel very comfortable upon entering the... More

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Waterford, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with my friends from college on our graduation night a while back. Lovely staff, the food was fast and delicious and the staff were very helpful and ensured we were okay. breakfast was good too even though we were a bit sick. We had a catch up in our room which was okay with neighbours. Car park discount... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to find when entering the city. Right across the street from the Harbor. Walking distance to everything. Our dinner there was awesome! Only complaint was the rooms were showing their age and outdated. However they were in the process of upgrading them while we were there.

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Killingworth, Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff was friendly and helpful. Location is great and makes it easy to walk and see the area. Room was a good size and clean. The bathroom seemed to be updated recently. The room had a hairdryer and ironing board. The bar area is very roomy and nice.

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Cork, Ireland
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

from the outset on contacting Dooley's we found the staff friendly, courteous and patient. we are six siblings and they had dealings with four of us in organizing this. the room was beautifully done, tables, chairs etc.and we had a room to ourselves (just under sixty of us) at no extra cost and no rush to leave. The food was... More

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Address: Merchants Quay, Waterford 00353, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Waterford > Waterford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Dooley's Hotel 3*
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Dooley's City Centre Hotel, Waterford is a family run hotel in the heart of the Sunny South East. Dooley's Hotel is just a few minutes walk from the main shopping, business & cultural centres in Waterford. ... more   less 
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