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Hillgrove Hotel

Spa Road, Dingle, Ireland
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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 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Stayed here for my hen last March budget wise it's great for groups but staff wise no way friendly.Rooms were warm on arrival but lack of pressure in shower was not great had to run to one of girls Rooms mid shower as our just stopped! Told member on duty he had no interest in listening to us Breakfast wise... More 

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Quayside D, Owner at Hillgrove Hotel, responded to this review

Tammy, I'm sorry to read of your less-than-stellar stay with us. It pains me to think that your stay did not live up to the expected standards. I apologise about the showers and the stress it caused you and your group on such an important weekend for you. I'm surprised to hear that the staff were not helpful enough, as... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The Hillgrove suited our purpose just fine. We stayed 2 nights. The staff was friendly when they were around. By this I mean that from 6pm-8am we were the only people in the entire hotel. We were given a key to the front for when we would come and go during those hours. Besides finding that a little strange, we... More 

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Quayside D, Owner at Hillgrove Hotel, responded to this review

Sir/Madame, Thank you for your review of our property. It brings us great pleasure to read of the positives of your stay with us. With reference to the staff, from 10 p.m. we operate a system of rotating night-porters who monitor three properties in the off-season. This may be the cause of your confusion. I hope this reply finds you... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We drove across Ireland from Dublin to Dingle to spend our first night in this marvelous country at the Hillgrove. The hotel is just as you enter the lovely village of Dingle, a nice property with a welcoming lobby. So far so good. But then we were greeted by Dylan, the tall handsome young man who was working night and... More 

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Quayside D, Manager at Hillgrove Hotel, responded to this review

TravelswithkidsSoCal, Thank you so much for the great review! It brings us great pleasure to think that we were such an integral part of your enjoyable stay in Dingle. Your kind comments reflect what we consider to be our greatest strength; customer service. We hope the rest of the country lived up to our property. Oh, and Dylan is still... More 

kildare
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

This is a budget accommodation type set up. It is a run down building that they are trying their best to keep clean and tidy but they can only do so much. The smell of cleaning products is obvious when you enter the building. The rooms are very shabby but cleaned to the best of their ability. While I could... More 

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kieranashe, Owner at Hillgrove Hotel, responded to this review

Jeasicaraymond, Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review of our property. I would like to comment on a few of the negatives you mentioned, in order to show the reality of the situation; Yes, 1 night porter divides his time between 3 properties Monday-Thursday, and we have never had any problems in this regard. We... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My husband and I came here for our 1st wedding anniversary. We arrived a few hours before check in but were made very welcome. We were given tea,coffee,juice and a breakfast then they kept our bags safe until our room was available and rung us when it was. Sean is very friendly and helpful. Made us feel very welcome. Definitely... More 

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kieranashe, Owner at Hillgrove Hotel, responded to this review

Clare J, Thank you for your great review of our property. We are delighted to have been a part of your big anniversary, and to receive a positive review from such a well-respected Trip Advisor reviewer is an added bonus. The special mention to Sean, our general manager, has been passed on. We look forward to seeing you again in... More 

Galway, Ireland
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The Hillgrove while basic is a perfect place to stay. I stayed here with my sister and two small children during the week. The staff are lovely and really can't do enough for you. The rooms are clean as a whistle as is everywhere else. This is budget accommodation so if you are expecting a hotel you will be disappointed... More 

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kieranashe, Owner at Hillgrove Hotel, responded to this review

AgKinner, Thank you for the concise and positive review of our property, especially with regard to cleanliness and the breakfast. I have passed your compliments onto our general manager, Sean, and his staff. Thank you, Kieran Owner More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This 'hotel' is fine if you are on a hen or a stag and are not looking to get much sleep. We might as well have put our bed in the middle of the dance floor- which was bad enough but then when the music finishes everyone gathers outside for a chat for the next hour or so. Unfortunately our... More 

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kieranashe, Owner at Hillgrove Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Firstly I am disappointed to see you did not entirely enjoy your stay at the Hillgrove. If ever we have a negative review, I make sure to investigate the criticisms so that we can always be improving as an accommodation provider. We do have a nightclub at the far end of the building, which is open 2 nights per... More 

Waterford, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I was there for a lads weekend so it worked in that respect. The rooms are clean but basic. The location was good. If i was to go on a couples weekend or a sightseeing weekend, i probably wouldn't stay in a hotel with a nightclub attached. It was worth the money paid....

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Corofin, Ireland, Europe
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I stayed here with my sister and our boyfriends for Valentines weekend. We were all looking forward to a well deserved break away but on arrival I thought we had gone to the wrong hotel, it looked nothing like the pictures we had seen online. The first night was a disaster, the electricity went and I know from the the... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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18 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Stayed here one night Room was clean and fresh As it happened it was during our recent heat wave and alas no air conditioning so very uncomfortable Cheap and cheerful also luckily the nightclub was not open which I learn can be very noisy when operating Other wise you get what you pay for

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