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Woodford Dolmen Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kilkenny Road, Carlow, Ireland
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Ranked #4 of 5 hotels in Carlow
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at the dolmen hotel a couple of times and I could never fault it , I will admit the rooms were getting a bit dated looking but I believe they are rectifying that but besides that the management and staff are excellent , just on st.patricks day myself, my wife and four kids went in for dinner... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped into the bar on a Monday afternoon for a cup of tea. Tea was nice and the hotel have got new teapots, cups etc which is good. Their previous teapots came out with tea stains on them. I'm sitting at the bar writing this review and a member of staff has just come into view. The first member of... More

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

Hi Glenn B While I am very disappointment to read your comments, I thank you for taking the time to feedback to us on you experience yesterday. You have highlighted some key customer service area's for re-briefing our team on. Our hotel has an excellent reputation for it's friendly & helpful staff so I am really shocked & angered to... More

Emmitsburg, Md
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Dolmen has become like a dear old friend; not glitzy or showy but always welcoming and comfortable. I've stayed there for years and, though it has expanded and changed ownership, it hasn't lost its dependability. The rooms are not large but certainly adequate with good bedding and mattresses. The building is well-insulated and sound does not carry except for... More

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

Hi Michael R Just reading your review here & wanted to say thank you for taking the time to post this for us. I love your description of the hotel as "not showy or glitzy - just welcoming & comfortable" as these are 2 key area's we focus on for our guests who we want to feel at home when... More

Dublin. Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed at the Woodford Dolmen Hotel Friday last week for a close pal’s wedding. From check in to check out we couldn’t fault the hotel on the service they provided or the hotel itself. In a lot of hotels, food at a wedding can be very hit or miss as it’s being cooked en-mass but it... More

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

Hi Katie M Thank you for your 5 star rating of your stay with us this month. I'm delighted to read you enjoyed the wedding celebrations & in particular the wedding meal which is something Chef prides himself & his team on mastering for every wedding & thankfully its one of the things that is always recommended & highly praised... More

Wexford, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

15 women stayed here for a hen night a couple of weeks and ago and we all mostly had a nice stay. We were greeted by a very friendly receptionist who gave us all the info we needed. Some of us were more happy with the rooms than others, some rooms were quite small and extremely stuffy but the one... More

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

Hi roshbud, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent hen party stay with us. Delighted to read that overall your group enjoyed your time with us & I hope we can look forward to welcoming you back to Woodford Dolmen Hotel again soon. Regards Colin Duggan - General Manager More

Glasgow
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We stayed here for a family wedding, this place is horrendous for the money. Carpets not tacked down properly, ripped wallpaper, springs digging into back in the double bed. For the money it's a completely disgusting place to stay, while I understand their in the middle of a refurb the price we paid should have reflected that but it didn't,... More

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

Hi Jmcwitch It means a lot to us when guests take the time to leave a review of their experience here as we value all feedback in helping us improve & maintain standards within the hotel. I'm happy to read your comment about our wedding food & am glad your enjoyed your family celebration with us. I do feel you... More

Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

Staff very friendly, hotel very comfortable, will definitely stay again, I would recommend this hotel without hesitation and look forward to returning. This trip was business hopefully next time will be pleasure to explore the beautiful grounds and have more time to relax

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

Hi Christine531 s Thank you for your 5 star rating & high recommendation to others based on your recent stay with us, we very much appreciate you leaving this here for others to see. It's a pity you didn't the chance to enjoy a stroll through our gardens or get the chance to take in the scenic views along our... More

Kildare
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We stayed here for a wedding and had a fantastic time. The overall experience was wonderful. The ambience was lovely, with every effort made from the staff to ensure we had a brilliant day. The friendly staff, the food and the professional manner in which every task was seen to made for a brillaint day. We stayed in room 135,... More

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

Dear Superson, Just reading your lovely review here & want to say thank you for giving us another 5 star rating. I'm happy to read you had a great time at the wedding celebration with us & that you experienced our friendly staff & warm welcome we are renowned for. I hope you will come back to stay in one... More

Dublin, Ireland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Was at a wedding here recently and had a very enjoyable day. The staff were very friendly and efficient, the room we stayed in was very nice, but the best part was the food it was really good and there was plenty of it and the serving staff came back to the table with more meat, more veg, more potatoes.... More

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

Hi Jezerbel, Thank you for your great 5 star rating of your recent wedding stay & celebration with us. I'm delighted you enjoyed your time here & especially the food & service you experienced. I'm sorry to read you comments about the breakfast dishes & I have passed this back to our Food & Beverage manager to look into it... More

Naas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Spent the night in the Dolmen after a friends wedding. The staff service was excellent from the minute we checked in to the minute we checked out but there are a couple of things that need to be addressed. We stayed in room 130. The bedrooms need to be soundproofed. At one stage it sounded like there were a herd... More

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

Hi SarahH588 Thank you for leaving a review here on your stay with us as a wedding guest & for your lovely kind comments about our wedding team & staff in general..we are very lucky to have such an excellent, friendly & efficient team working here & this is commented on time & time again in our reviews. In regards... More

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Additional Information about Woodford Dolmen Hotel

Also Known As:
Dolmen Hotel Carlow
Address: Kilkenny Road, Carlow, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Carlow > Carlow
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 5 hotels in Carlow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Woodford Dolmen Hotel 3*
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