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Hodson Bay Hotel

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Hodson Bay, Athlone, Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Galway Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed in the Hodson Bay last weekend we were a group of 25 families and it was amazing. Very friendly staff, beautiful food and the spa is to die for. Couldn't fault this hotel at all. Will defo be back

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel is situated in a beautiful scenic location overlooking Loch Ree in the heart of Ireland. The rooms were very spacious but the bathroom door wouldn't close properly.Housekeeping also drop up robes for the spa on request. Cleaning staff were very helpfull and made sure the sheets were fresh daily. The waterfront bar had a great atmosphere and also served... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for St. Patrick's day this year and got the couples retreat package. To any couples travelling I highly recommend that you pick the retreat option. There are 2 parts to the hotel a sort of older style of hotel and a brand new part that has the pool/spa/rooms etc. Our room was massive with a fantastic view... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A comfortable hotel with magnificient views of Lough Ree. Good bed, excellent cleanliness and good food both in L'escale restaurant and in the bar. Attentive and efficient service. The sports centre with a super pool with views on to the outdoors was a delight.

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Antrim, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was staying down due to an athletics competition and when I came across the Hodson Bay while driving down the drive in the night it looks stunning! Used the pool while there with the lovely added hydrotherapy stuff was lovely. Hotel room was a family room must say one of the single beds the mattress was rock hard but that... More 

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Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pake26, Many thanks for visiting Hodson Bay Hotel and for posting an excellent review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and experienced our leisure facilities, our delicious and rich variation on our breakfast buffet. As you witnessed yourself, our hotel is nestled in a magnificent scenic location, with stunning views of the lake and surrounding greens of Athlone... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's obviously taken me a while to get around to writing this review but I think it's worth posting. My mother, sister and I have been visiting this hotel over Christmas for the past 4 years (we previously spent Christmas with the sister hotel, the Galway Bay Hotel - also excellent!). This year was a little different for us as... More 

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Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear mvron, Thank you very much for spending your Christmas here with us and for finding the time to write this fantastic and also very extensive review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your holidays in both Galway Bay Hotel and Hodson Bay Hotel. Christmas period is very busy for our Hotel and we are proud of our reputation... More 

Ireland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed in a Retreat Room over the February midterm. We were glad we opted for the Retreat area as the hotel was full of children enjoying the midterm break, however I'm not sure the extra money would be worth it on a regular weekend stay. Our room was spacious and had everything we needed, the pool... More 

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Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear littlemisssunshine86, Thank you for staying with us and for posting this amazing review that comprises all aspects of our hospitality offering. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay, starting with spacious room and great breakfast selection. Our state of art Leisure Centre and award winning Spa are what makes us a great relaxing venue. When we add... More 

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was here for a friends wedding day before Paddys. What can I say only brilliant. Have stayed before and always get good service from staff at the hotel. First time to attend a wedding here. Arrived and had a very welcoming Drinks reception with tasty finger food. Setup here was great and there was even music in the room to... More 

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Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Galwayboyo, Thank you very much for finding the time to write this wonderful review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your friend’s wedding and all other aspects of our hospitality offering. We are proud of our amazing reputation of being one of the best wedding venues in Ireland We look forward to welcoming you again soon, next time... More 

Leitrim
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hotel a few times in the past. Beautiful setting on the lake with stunning views. This time I was there for the Irish Farmers Journal Country Sound Awards. The hotel was very busy with a large attendance and and the hotel was full.This did not pose a problem for the staff who were MEGA efficient and... More 

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Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Howard C, Many thanks for this fantastic review after your stay for the Irish Farmers Journal Country Sound Awards. We are delighted to hear that on this very busy occasion we met all expectations in terms of customer care. Suggesting that our team are “MEGA” is such a wonderful compliment. Also, their friendly approach followed by high professionalism makes... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights here recently and had the most relaxing chilled out stay ever. We were welcomed warmly even though it was very busy. We had a short wait for our room but were able to avail of complementary tea/coffee while we waited. Our room was lovely, overlooking the lake, spotlessly clean.There are lots of nooks and crannys to... More 

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Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear topazeyes, Thank you sincerely for staying here with us and for sharing your fabulous impressions of the Hodson Bay Hotel. We are delighted to hear you had the most relaxing stay, enjoyed our award winning L’Escale Restaurant, attentive and welcoming team members, comfortable room and all other hotel premises. Now when you know that even the lighting can be... More 

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