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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Castlebar, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just back from a two night stay in the Hodson. We stayed in the family suite which was fine for us and four children. I would consider upgrading to interconnecting rooms just as our 3 year old might stay in his bed for longer!!! the room had no view, but when travelling with 4 kids, I'm happy to have a... More

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Ireland
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5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've just spent a glorious couple of days in the Hodson Bay with our children. This hotel really knows how to look after families (which is why this was our 4th visit). For children aged 4-12, the kids club operates 10am-1pm and the children get their lunch here. It recommences at 6pm to 11pm and the children also get their... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

YOU MAY Say not again I say why not my 6 year old says why not buy the hotel and we can have fun all the time.A NEW addition is the baysports water park even in the rain its fun . as usual food ,drink and service were excellent ,now back to work and school

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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We hosted a two day event last week for our Sales personnel. From start to finish, the Events Team were excellent to deal with - nothing was too much trouble. Staff were extremely friendly and no request was too much. Dinner for a large table of 18 people was effortless! The food was excellent and served by very friendly and... More

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

Dear 1966Jackie, Thank you for taking the time write a review and share your contentment with the time spent with your colleges here at the Hodson Bay Hotel. I will make sure your message gets to our staff members who took part in the organization of your stay. It is always a pleasure to read an opinion like yours, as... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a lovely hotel, so accommodating , stayed here for a wedding, rooms were very spacious and ours was on ground floor which I loved, breakfast was like fine dining , all staff very friendly and polite, I can't stand bad manners. One fault only :::::: The rooms upstairs and badly signed. I went up in a lift to find... More

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

Dear BabyT79, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your impression of the Hodson Bay Hotel. We are always delighted to hear that our guest enjoyed their stay. For us, that means our ultimate goal is achieved. Looking forward to seeing you here again, so please don’t hesitate to contact me at thayes@hodsonbayhotel.com, prior to your next... More

Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the time we arrived to the time we left everything was perfect and staff are super. Rooms are big and well maintained. Food in bar & restaurant was excellent. Very family focused, great childrens club, leisure facilities etc. Will def. go back & would recommend.

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

Dear Annon2, Thank you very much for sharing your experience of staying in the Hodson Bay Hotel in both brief and comprehensive manner. Praise coming from our guests motivates us to continue hard and dedicated work towards customers’ pleasure and satisfaction. I believe you will come back in the near future. Please don’t hesitate to contact me at thayes@hodsonbayhotel.com, so... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from a 3 night break in the Hodson bay hotel and I won't be returning. The rooms are tired and the bathrooms are in need of improvement. We stayed in the main hotel as we had our daughter with us so I can't comment on the retreat part of the hotel. We ate in the bar area but... More

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

Dear Jacksje, Thank you very much for reflecting on your time spent in the Hodson Bay Hotel. I am very disappointed to hear your expectations were not met and I apologize profusely for any anxiety caused. We are genuinely and continuously devoted to our customers and to their satisfaction with the hospitality and services we offer. Your unfortunate experience, I... More

Manchester, England, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for the perfect wedding venue in Ireland - look no further because the Hodson Bay Hotel is the place to be! After our fabulous wedding weekend, we didn't want to leave the hotel! All the hotel staff including wedding coordinator Lisa Wykes were beyond amazing from start to finish, nothing was too much bother and they... More

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

Dear Rochelle C, Thank you for writing this review. Here at the Hodson Bay Hotel we are aware of the importance of a wedding day and in particular how momentous it is in both the bride and grooms life. We engage ourselves with the highest care and attention in order to make this day unforgettable for bride and groom, but... More

Kildare, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have stayed at the Hodson on three occasions since October 2013. Qualify for the over 50's packages and comparing like with like elsewhere are excellent value. Reasons for returning - staff very friendly and very professional - consistently so on all three visits. Rooms clean and beds very comfortable. Breakfast and food in the dining room excellent and service very... More

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

Dear Limerickglin, Thank you very much for taking your time to write the review. Your opinion is highly valuable for all of us here at the Hodson Bay Hotel. We believe that high rate of returning and regular guests is the confirmation that our efforts are recognised and appreciated. I really share in your positive outlook in life and welcome... More

Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a break to Hudson Bay hotel in Athlone co Weastmeath in July 2014 we were greeted with a smile great start. Rooms were fab, very comfortable beds,. Food fab the only problem is I eat to much. Grounds of hotel are beautiful will be back again the first chance I get. it gets 5 stars from me well... More

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

Dear Josephine349, Thank you for your commendable review. We greet all our guests cordially and with highest respect regarding their wishes and preferences. I am delighted to hear you experienced our hospitality, tasted our food and enjoyed your stay in our facilities. When you return, hopefully in near future, I would be happy to arrange your stay so please don't... 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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#2 Business Hotel in Athlone #3 Spa Hotel in Athlone #3 Family Hotel in Athlone #4 Luxury 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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