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Woodford Dolmen Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
Kilkenny Road, Carlow, Ireland
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Woodford Dolmen Hotel
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Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Carlow
Certificate of Excellence
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
orchy1962 Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have stayed here for the second time and even though I was in a different area this time, the room was perfect again. The housekeeping staff have to be commended. Breakfast was again A1, if I need to stay in this area again, this will be my first choice, (you just couldn't beat the value for what you get).

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Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Family gathering last Sunday 10th May from the time of phoning to using the hotel all staff encountered were professional helpful and courteous at all times. Meal excellent. A Chef was one of my guests and he said cesar salad was the best he ever ate. Grandchilden gave hotel 100% for their food and especially the bouncy castle. A million... More 

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DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Helena B, Thanks a million for taking the time to leave us a 5* review after your family gathering with us here at the Woodford Dolmen Hotel. It is great to read such wonderful compliments regarding both the service and food and I will certainly pass on your regards to all relevant departments. I am delighted to read also... More 

County Kilkenny, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended a wedding the Woodford Dolmen hotel. The hotel was nice, the staff were nice but I had one major complaint. We bought our first few drinks in the hotel bar and my drink each time cost €6. This was fine. However when we bought a drink at the bar in the function room the same drink cost €12.70.... More 

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County Laois, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stay with my sisters back in February. Got a great deal. Had a meal in the restaurant, it was beautiful. Breakfast was so tasted and everything was hot. Rooms beautiful very clean. All staff were friendly and smiling.

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DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi nicoOlam30, Many thanks for your 5* review. I am delighted to read that yourself and your sister had a lovely and enjoyable stay with us. Looking forward to welcoming you back again soon, Colin Duggan- General Manager More 

Portlaoise, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So I've stayed in the Dolmen on a few occasions. And on this night we also had an event in the hotel. It's a superb hotel and the staff are friendly and helpful. I liaised with Briìd, she is a superstar. Everything we asked for was put in place and she could not have been more help. The rooms are... More 

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DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Martin C, Thanks so much for your 5* review! We really appreciate the time it takes for guests to share your experiences with other customers. Bríd is certainly a superstar in our eyes too and I'm thrilled that her help and professionalism made your stay that little bit more enjoyable. Looking forward to welcoming you back again soon, Colin... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great hotel with a wonderful team of staff. A new menu with local suppliers listed. Desserts are to die for - Eton mess & even more yummy was the ferero rocher cheesecake. Top class.. Our stay was for one night, myself & my husband to celebrate our 5th wedding anniversary, on arrival we were surprised with a complementary room... More 

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DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi berni_kershaw, Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay with us here at the Woodford Dolmen Hotel. Congrats again on your special anniversary, we love to hear the stories behind customers booking as it offers us the opportunity to make your stay that little bit more special. I was delighted to read all... More 

Wicklow, Ireland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Normally you read reviews of 4 & 5 star hotels being over rated. The Dolmen (without doubt) is a 3 star hotel that is UNDER rated. I would strongly argue that a lot of 4 & 5 star hotels could learn a lot from this establishment. The welcome is genuinely pleasant and the staff are very friendly, taking a real... More 

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DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Jelmpsych, Thanks a million for your recent 5* review of your time with us here at the Woodford Dolmen Hotel. It was a pleasure to read so many wonderful compliments regarding the staffing, accommodation and food. I will certainly pass on your well wishes to all relevant departments and I do hope we can welcome you back again soon.... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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113 reviews 113 reviews
54 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Flying visit to Carlow, really just required a night's sleep and a breakfast. Got both in the Woodford Dolmen at a remarkably cheap price. Big bedroom, really quiet night's sleep and a delicious choice for breakfast in the morning. All staff I met were friendly and helpful. I would certainly recommend it.

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DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi newgrange, Delighted to read your 5 star review here of your flying visit to ourselves. Thanks for your lovely recommendation & compliments of our food & bedrooms. I hope next time we can welcome you back to Woodford Dolmen Hotel for a longer stay. Regards Colin Duggan - General Manager More 

Kildare, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently renovated that are spacious, warm and cosy and very clean. Beds were extremely comfortable and I had a great nights sleep. The hotel staff are friendly and efficient. The hotel is situated on beautiful grounds and very close to the center of Carlow town, approx. 5 minute drive. Room rate was extremely reasonable for the value you get. I... More 

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DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Access101 Thank you for your lovely review of our bedrooms & food, I'm delighted you are happy with everything & that you will stay with us again when your in the area. Our corporate rates are one of the most competitive rates around so it's great to see you mention the value you are getting from us. I look... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food served by lovely friendly attentive staff. Every request we make is always served graciously. We have no hesitation in recommending this hotel both as a stop over or for food as we have on few occasions stayed overnight.

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DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi LEBOBPY Thank you so much for taking the time to review us here & give us your recommendation for future guests, your recommendation & kind comments on our food, service & staff are all very much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back to Woodford Dolmen Hotel again soon, Regards Colin Duggan - General Manager More 

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