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Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge

3.0 of 5 Vale of Avoca, Arklow, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 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 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Two different prices for drinks at the bar, was a real turn off for me. A pint of Guinness was 40 cent cheaper for the locals. That is not a fair system and I will be advising all my friends of this. Very disappointed.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked this hotel through a recommendation in a guidebook, based on its proximity to a place I wanted to go in the area. I communicated directly with the front desk to make the reservation, and although the online directions were thorough, they ensured I knew how to get there...and I was so glad I did! The hotel is the... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Woodenbridge Hotel and Lodge last July and found this hotel to be very comfortable and is in the most picturesque part of co. Wicklow Ireland. The staff where fantastic and very friendly . The river Aughrim flows beside the hotel and as my husband is a avid angler it was great to just... More

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wbhotel, Receptionist at Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay, we are glad you enjoyed it and found it a relaxing experience. We do our best to make our guests feel like they are at home. There is so much to see in the area so we are lucky to be in such a lovely location. Glendalough, Avondale... More

Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for a recent golf trip with 20 others and we had a wonderful stay. The breakfast and meals were first class. Staff were very friendly and co-operative and we hope to be back again next year.

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wbhotel, Receptionist at Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed our Golf package, it has been very popular and we constantly receive positive feedback, and we are happy to know you had the same experience. We look forward to welcoming you back here next year. Kindest regards, Ciara Byrne More

Bray, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This may be the oldest hotel in Ireland but the rooms are modern and very comfortable. We stay here on our annual Original Garden of Ireland Run with our vintage cars each year. There is lots of parking. This place has atmosphere money cannot buy! The staff are very efficient, friendly and helpful. Food is always good. A great place... More

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wbhotel, Receptionist at Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback, we are delighted to hear from you. As you mentioned, Woodenbridge Hotel is the oldest in Ireland, dating all the way back to 1608. We are quite conscious of the immense history of the area, whilst providing all the modern amenities of a hotel. I have to agree with you, there is great... More

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129 reviews 129 reviews
44 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's in a great location and the views of the mountains are lovely. I chose to stay at the older part of the hotel rather than the more modern side on the of the road. It's dated but has a lovely atmosphere. We dined in the restaurant instead of the bar and the meal was delicious. Glad we chose the... More

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wbhotel, Receptionist at Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and feedback. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. I have to agree with you, it really is the ‘Garden of Ireland’ down here, and I hope you got a chance to explore some of the areas lovely scenic walks. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your dining... More

Newtownards, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in this hotel for two nights in July as part of a package with one nights dinner and bed and breakfast. The hotel is old, yes it has that old charm in the lobby and bar but I think more could be done with the rooms, they too are old, but more shabby, they could do with a revamp... More

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wbhotel, Receptionist at Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review, we greatly appreciate all guest feedback. Firstly I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the facilities provided were up to par, as the satisfaction of our guests is our top priority. We are sorry that you thought the hotel seemed tired. As the... More

Kildare, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We had our wedding here and between the extremely friendly, helpful, good humoured staff, excellent value for money, comfy areas for having a cuppa or quiet jar and the excellent food, you'd be daft not to look them up and give serious consideration to the Hotel for your special day ! Julie-Ann co-ordinated our day and she made it so... More

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wbhotel, Receptionist at Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Francez & Simon, It is always such a pleasure to receive such a positive and complimentary review, and I am delighted that you enjoyed your special day, we ensure it will be your most memorable! I am happy that you enjoyed the atmosphere and character of the hotel, and shall pass all your wonderful comments to our staff and... More

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
13 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

After visiting Avoca Village, we drove to the Woodenbridge Hotel for lunch in the bar as the main restaurant was not open, our waitress was extremely chirpy and friendly, and couldn't have been more accommodating. The service in general was very good.The bar eating area was pleasant if a little dated, and there were areas that were quite dusty, and... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We stayed here having booked the Wicklow Golf Tour package. From the outset at booking I was impressed by the staff. Teresa & Michelle in Reservations took care of everything from rooms to tee bookings. The hotel is a beautiful old world hotel and set in stunning surroundings. Even after a bad day on the golf course its not hard... More

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wbhotel, Receptionist at Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a thoughtful review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed our Wicklow Golf Tours package, it has been very popular and we constantly receive positive feedback, and we are happy to know you had the same experience. I would have to agree with you, Woodenbridge is one of... More

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Additional Information about Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge

Address: Vale of Avoca, Arklow, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Arklow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 62
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Also Known As:
Woodenbridge Hotel And Lodge
Woodenbridge Hotel Arklow
Best Western Woodenbridge Hotel
Best Western Arklow
Arklow Best Western

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