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The Old Imperial Hotel

Travelers' Choice award winner
27 North Main Street, Youghal, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Found this place by accident....what a find too. Not the most inviting façade, looks quite an old fashioned place but not so the restaurant. Two course lunch menu for around £10 per head - great portion sizes and one of the most delicious chowders (starter) I have ever eaten, served with home made bread. We went there a couple of... More 

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Tipperary
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very enjoyable steak lunch with our 2 year old and baby - attentive & speedy service with colouring gear provided for small girl. Nice atmosphere & friendly, bar looked good & excellent town centre location. Changing facility for baby too and last but not least, the grub was yum too 😀

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Ballyfin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The superb staff, food and accomodation make it a pleasure to return each year. We are made to feel valued and welcome at all times. It is the personel touch with nothing too much trouble. In short great value and well worth a visit

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Mark G, Owner at The Old Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Laois12, Thank you for your thoughtful words. It is a pleasure to have you and your family stay each summer, as valued customers we're all glad that you leave feeling appreciated. Looking forward to seeing you next summer all going well. Warm wishes Mark Golden Proprietor More 

Athlone, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All staff are lovely.. Rooms are beautifully decorated such comfy and spacious rooms especially the suites ... My 3rd stay here in space of year and everything has always been perfect... Breakfast is lovely...

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Mark G, Owner at The Old Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Goose050413, Thank you for your kind words relating to your recent stay. Its heartening to read such encouraging words, we look forward to taking care of you again soon. Warm wishes Mark Golden Proprietor More 

Oostkamp
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73 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the pub of this hotel for a dinner. Good choise of food with local specialities. Quality was ok, but not exceptional. Nice atmosphere and good draft beers. Dinner was served quickly by a friendly waiter.

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Mark G, Owner at The Old Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Oostkamp-travellers, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We're glad that you felt looked after and that you enjoyed your visit. I am also happy to see that you your other reviews of Youghal are more than glowing which is more important as we are indeed a destination. Warm wishes Mark Golden Proprietor. More 

Little Compton, Rhode Island
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34 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed two nights at this hotel in July 2015. The rooms were very comfortable and the service was excellent! We arrived mid-morning directly from the Shannon Airport. The woman working reception was able to juggle reservations and the cleaning schedule to make a room available for us within a half hour or so of our arrival. Also, one of... More 

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Mark G, Owner at The Old Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear scottmorrison3, Thank you for your very kind words relating to your stay with ourselves. Most importantly we are delighted that you felt looked after whilst in our care. Thank you again. Warm wishes Mark Golden Proprietor More 

Dublin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Love McCarthy's bar! Some of the very best bar food in Ireland. Gorgeous sea food & a brilliant, extensive menu, good value too. Brilliant staff. Beautiful interior - proper old school Irish bar! A gem of a bar.

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Mark G, Owner at The Old Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear EdDublin, Thank you for your review and your upbeat words regarding food and service. The bar to be fair is the heart of it, and it would be remiss of anyone to attempt altering its character which we are in whole hearted agreement with you on. We look forward to taking care of you again sometime soon. With Best... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

I've been coming to imperial hotel now for awhile for food and I will say it my favourite place to eat in the whole of Co. Cork Food is amazing Staff are lovely The owners mark and mark are lovely I have heard they are moving on from this restaurant to run another one Will be so saddened to see... More 

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Mark G, Owner at The Old Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear yummymummy413, Thank you for your wonderfully exuberant review. We do our best for our customers and are grateful for each person who has come through the doors since we took over the building. We appreciate the return custom and look forward to taking care of you soon. With our appreciation. Mark & Mark More 

Dublin, Ireland
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We returned for a short break, a three night stay in The Old Imperial Hotel and enjoyed the hospitality and friendliness of the staff and management. It's a genuine home from home place ,so much so we forgot to pay for lunch on arrival , went out and rushed back to pay when we realized our mistake. The girl who... More 

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Mark G, Owner at The Old Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear madmartina, May we say it was a pleasure this time, as well as the last, to have you staying as guests of the hotel. We all appreciate your positive words and we look forward to having you stay again sometime in the future. With my best wishes Mark Golden Proprietor More 

Waterford, Ireland
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Fine dining at very competitive prices. Love their home made chips...a definite to ask for with your meal and their deserts are delicious. The owners Mark and Mark come by and say hello and are very welcoming and friendly. I have had lunch there with colleagues and dinner with friends....food and service is always excellent. If your going through Youghal... More 

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Mark G, Owner at The Old Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ellemaria H, Thank you very much for posting your very positive review. Its nice to know that our endeavours pay off and It's important to have return customers. Thank you for the feedback and we look forward to seeing you again. Warm wishes Mark Golden Proprietor More 

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