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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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54 reviews 54 reviews
37 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sitting on the lakeshore of Lough Ree, this hotel holds a prime location. The hotel is quite large with 178 bedrooms and caters for conferences and weddings. The hotel staff were friendly and helpful. You can hire a boat and go fishing or just exploring the lake and in the summer months there are all sorts of water activities at... More 

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Newbridge, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I have just returned from a lovely break away at the Hodson Bay Hotel. Everything from the moment we arrived was perfect. We parked with ease and took a moment to take in the tranquil surroundings of the hotel - the sun was shining and instantly we relaxed. Check-in was friendly and efficient. Our room was beautiful,... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a great hotel in a fantastic location on the lough. Staff really friendley and efficent/ Room was beautiful,spacious and spotless Breakfast was really good plenty of items to choose from. The carvery in the bar at lunchtime is great and the staff great. WiFi a little slow but that was because there were a couple of conferences going... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a three night stay in the Hodson Bay hotel while attending a nice's wedding, This is the first time we have stayed there, and I have to say it was a fantastic experiance, from the lovely bedrooms to the quaint bar and very nice restaurant, and the bright and relaxed breakfast room. The staff were very friendly and... More 

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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a last minute night away to celebrate hubby's special birthday. Decided to go for the "Lakeside Retreat Deluxe" room for an extra €60 per night. On arrival I checked in at reception & booked dinner that evening in restaurant mentioning special birthday again. Arrived at room on second floor, it was nice but not anything special & definitely... More 

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

Dear Fantasticmand, Many thanks choosing to celebrate your husband’s birthday in the Hodson Bay Hotel and for sharing your experience. Guests’ feedback is of great importance for us in our efforts to constantly develop the services we offer. We will take into consideration all the points of concern you mentioned. In your review, you write about all different aspects of... More 

Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from a two night stay in a family room in the Hodson Bay with a two year old and a four year old. Beautiful Hotel that is very family friendly. Room was of reasonable size and we ate a fabulous meal in the hotel restaurant on our first night. We dined in the lounge on our second night... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 7
Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Zooprune, Many thanks for spending your family break here with us. We are thrilled to hear you had an enjoyable stay and experienced our cuisine and all other hotel features. Kids Club is indeed very popular part of our overall offering. We do have a wonderful team and reviews like this one, motivates us to continue with our committed... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a 3 night family stay at Hodson bay hotel in Athlone. It was our first time to visit and it was amazing. The staff , food and room was first class and the kids club they provide was the best we've been to and we have stayed in a lot of hotels in Ireland. Also the views... More 

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

Dear John0310, Thank you very much for staying here with us and for sharing your impressions of the Hodson Bay Hotel. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and all aspects of our hospitality offering. We are lucky to be located on the shores of magnificent Lough Ree. Hopefully, the weather this year will be nice as it... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was torn about giving 3 or 4 stars, as I think 3 is a bit low, but 4 is a bit too high… anyway, it came down to value for money and unfortunately, I don’t think our stay was worth what we paid, which was quite expensive for 2 nights. We weren’t ripped off or anything, that seems to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 8
County Wicklow, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second time staying here and just like the first time the kids had a great time at the Kids Club. The staff at the Kids Club are so entertaining and friendly! The range and price of food was very impressive and it was really good quality. The staff in in the Hodson Bay are very welcoming and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 7
Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear SeafaringPat2015, Thank you very much for returning to our Hotel and for sharing your lovely impressions of the Hodson Bay Hotel. We are thrilled your children had a great time in Kids Club, and that all of you enjoyed our cuisine, attentiveness of our team members and stunning scenery and tranquility of Lough Ree. Since you had a very... More 

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

I have stayed here several times in the past - all for business - but a couple of weeks ago, was SO impressed with the excellent staff, the quality of the accommodation and the gorgeous meals in their 4* restaurant, that I booked myself in for a two night stay on one of their Over 50s deals. The offer in... More 

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

Dear Helixtracker, Thank you very much for staying in the Hodson Bay Hotel and for finding the time to write this fabulous review. We are delighted to hear you had an amazing and relaxing stay. Among all of the things you praised, we are especially proud of our team members. We believe their professionalism is very important attribute. But, as... More 

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