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Hodson Bay Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Hodson Bay, Athlone, Ireland
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Ranked #4 of 9 hotels in Athlone
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed in this hotel 2 years ago. Had issues regarding unfriendly bar staff, no air conditioning in the bedroom and lack of real value with activities included in our package. Was contacted by the Manager, offered another stay at a reduced rate, but when I tried to book this was told the Manager was not available and there was no... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just back from a week at the Hodson Bay Hotel. very relaxing time there and treated ourselves to B&B and evening meal package. Food was great and staff excellent. The three kids had a ball and couldn't wait for the kids club each day.The kids club was included in the package and was run for 3 hours in the morning... More

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Dublin, Ireland
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have just returned home after a five day stay in the Hodson Bay (have been a guest here many times) Also had my birthday bash there in May...and yet again never fails to disappoint me!! The staff are amazing from reception, floor staff, restaurant & bar staff, household & the activity team were all extremely friendly helpful & professional... More

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Donegal Town, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed for one night at the Hodson Bay with my wife and the hotel was buzzing! There was an active kids club there and lots of water sports activities so I'd say its the perfect holiday for families. The food in the bar was lovely and we had a nice quiet room. We look forward to returning here in the... More

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Galway, Ireland
1 review
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Firstly I’d like to thank the Hodson Bay Hotel staff for such a wonderful stay in their hotel this July. My fiancé and I are due to have our wedding reception in the hotel in July 2015. We decided we would stay one night this July to decide where we might like photographs taken and to sample the food in... More

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Dublin, Ireland
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed at the Hodsonagain for four days. Myself and three daughters agree this is the best hotel in the country. The staff, food, kids club, facilites and guest rooms are all top class. The location could not be better, next to a gorgeous lake, quiet and peaceful yet just a few minutes drive from the well stocked town of Athlone.... More

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Galway, Ireland
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

On arrival 1st impressions of the hotel and surrounding were great, everything looked in good order. Booking in was a breeze and the girl on reception mad all 4 of very welcome, my 2 daughters ages 9 and 10 loved the very polite and smiley staff. we were directed up to our room No 346, and on opening the door... More

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Raphoe, Ireland
2 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A beautiful hotel in a scenic setting. Lots of activities on offer with Bay Sports located just beside the hotel. Staff are helpful and very friendly. Food is good and affordable. Excellant selection for breakfast. State of the art gym and great swimming pool, including complimentry hydrothearpy suite. Love this hotel and anytime I need to go to Athlone, my... More

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed at this hotel 18th - 20th July 2014. From the minute we entered the hotel the staff where exceptional throughout our entire stay - reception staff, bar/restaurant staff, leisure staff and cleaning staff. We asked to change rooms as we had our 9month old baby with us and the people next door were partying in their room which kept... More

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20 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a good hotel. Don't get me wrong. Rooms were clean, beds comfortable, food was good for the most part and the service (especially at the front desk) was great. But, no wifi in the rooms??? C'mon guys! Even the smallest B & Bs in Ireland have wifi. And, the wifi in the public areas is weak and overlapping.... More

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Address: Hodson Bay, Athlone, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Westmeath > Athlone
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hodson Bay Hotel 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Athlone #3 Spa Hotel in Athlone #3 Family Hotel in Athlone #3 Business Hotel in Athlone #4 Romantic Hotel in Athlone
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Nestled in the Heart of Irish midlands on the shores of the picturesque Lough Ree, guests at the 4 * Hodson Bay Hotel can relax to the gentle sound of water lapping on the shoreline, while enjoying the panoramic backdrop of the Irish Countryside. Our location is simply unbeatable and the hotel commands breath-taking views of the Lake and its numerous islands. Guests can unwind and rejuvenate in the The Spa at Hodson Bay. ... more   less 
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