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Arklow Bay Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sea Road | Arklow Town Centre, Arklow, Ireland
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Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Arklow
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have just returned from a 3 day mini break at the Arklow Bay. From the moment we arrived everything was just perfect. We arrived very early and knew we would not able to check in til later. The helpful receptionist offered to take our bags and offered us use of the leisure facilities. We got directions to the local... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to see crystal swing. Good night but bar a complete rip off. 4.55 a pint in the lounge but 4.75 in the function room. Band played 10 until 12. At 11.30 shut bar with no warning and told to go to lounge. Only one bar person on as rest were closing back and cleaning. More interested in closing up... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at hotel for a wedding and requested an early check-in. Was told bluntly it was not available. I rang back to see if there was somewhere to at least change clothes and was offered their leisure centre (not ideal ). When I arrived at hotel I again enquired if there was a room available ( it was now 1.30pm-... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Arklow Bay Hotel & Leisure Centre turned out to be the ideal location for a mini break with my two grandsons. From check-in where Amy was smiling, courteous and efficient through the restaurant, bistro, leisure centre and housekeeping staff - we did not meet a staff person who did not greet us with a smile, which was so lovely.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

just back from 3 day stay. Beautiful grounds to front of hotel with lake and sew walks. spotless room and food was enjoyed by all my family . Kids club appeared very popular with kids around 6-10 age group. Mine were outside of this group but enjoyed all the activities near by. Thanks for a memorable stay. Not much to... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Previous reviewers have mentioned the tired rooms, I concur, the room we were in badly needs an updating, lots of mould on the shower, stained beds and table, but hey, for a hotel thats apparently in receivership it could have been a whole lot worse. Non Irish reception staff were wonderful, the Irish ones didn't seem to be very customer... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely clean hotel . Great for families room was spacious . Leisure centre was excellent staff in leisure complex where excellent friendly and couldn't do enough. Hotel staff where very stand off and felt like information had to be drag out of them. Booked a 2 night B&B and 1 evening meal for family of 4 midweek got surprised on... More

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Leixlip, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped off for lunch in this hotel and would have to recommend to any other group looking for lunch stop or even somewhere to stay. Tina with Manager was excellent to deal with. The service was brilliant and lunch was fab. Looking forward to our return visit in 2015.

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

A group of us stayed here and although the rooms are hit and miss,the friendly staff..bar..kitchen...front desk were fabulous. The vege food was delecious.wehad a choice (which does not happen in some london restaurants)would really recommend the hotel...location fantastic....service fantastic..food fantastic...great irish hospitality.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I travelled from Bray Dart Station to Arklow. Turn left outside station walk 5 minutes to the bridge where there is a big Bridgewater Shopping Centre with Abrakebra/Eddie Rockets and loads of other eatieries, great clothes shops and a huge Aldi too. Cross the bridge and the Arklow Bay Hotel is 5 minutes from here. The hotel is big and... More

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Address: Sea Road | Arklow Town Centre, Arklow, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Arklow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Arklow Bay Hotel 3*
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