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Dooly's Hotel

3.0 of 5 Emmet Square, Birr, Ireland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We visited Dooly's Hotel as a staff night out for Dinner in the Emmet Restaurant, Wow! It was amazing! Kevin and Paul were super, very friendly and very attentive. The food was out of this world, Majority of us had steaks, amazing! From start to finish it was a fantastic night, we'll definitely be back to Dooly's soon, Thanks guys!!

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DoolysHotel, General Manager at Dooly's Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Char 0908, Thank your for reviewing Dooly's Hotel on Tripadvisor. We were delighted you choose The Emmet Restaurant at Dooly's Hotel to celebrate your Staff Night Out recently. It is great you found our staff to be super, friendly and very attentive on the night. More over, I am thrilled you thought the food was totally amazing for all... More

Tra Li
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Had eaten at Dooly's earlier this year (Carvery) and it was fine. Went there on weekend of Community Games and ordered 2 Burgers, Chicken Burger and 2 kid's pizzas. Chicken burger was ok. Pizzas were cheese with a few chips on top. Expecting a few more chips. For €13.50 I would expect a gourmet burger. It was ok but for... More

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DoolysHotel, General Manager at Dooly's Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Richeard OF, Thank you for reviewing Dooly's Hotel on Tripadvisor. I am very sorry to read that you were "dissappointed" after your recent visit to Doolys Bar during the Community Games. You ordered from our Evening Bar Food Menu which operates from 3/9pm daily. The food items ordered by you were delivered as set out on the menu and... More

Ennis, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

A gem of a coffee shop ! Great service and lovely food! Had lovely freshly made sandwiches And delicious cake and tea. Very relaxed atmosphere . It was wet rainy afternoon so it was a great escape to warm ourselves up before facing elements again!

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DoolysHotel, General Manager at Dooly's Hotel, responded to this review

Dear BM, Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted you had a positive experience during your recent visit to Dooly's Hotel Coffee Shop. It is great to read you were impressed by the great service and relaxed atmosphere of The Coffee Shop. We have a comprehensive range of made to order Gourmet Sandwiches available on a choice... More

Limerick, Ireland
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61 reviews 61 reviews
23 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Last Sunday I had a group of 55 people at the Tullamore show which was excellent despite the drop of Tullamore Dew that we experienced. The variety of stalls were top class and it is true there is something there for everyone. The standard of judging for the livestock was well organised. We enjoyed watching the sheep shearing, their coats... More

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DoolysHotel, General Manager at Dooly's Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Smiler 073, Thank you for reviewing Dooly's Hotel on Tripadvisor. As a returning guest, it is very gratifying to read you were made most welcome on arrival by Restaurant Supervisor Kevin. After a long and damp day at the Tullamore Show, I am delighted your party guests enjoyed the cuisine and the great service afforded by Kevin and his... More

Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stayed here for one night only as every hotel was fully booked.Yes the decor is abit dated but it is in keeping with the age of building and being a coaching inn nice change to a modern hotel.The bedroom was clean and tidy and had every thing you required plenty of hot water.Only complaint the mattress on bed was... More

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DoolysHotel, General Manager at Dooly's Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pauline 5992014, Thank you for your recent review on this forum. it is great to read you found your bedroom clean & tidy and availed of the plentiful supply of hot water. I'm glad you enjoyed your freshly cooked breakfast and sampled the various offerings from the buffet. It is regretable you found your bed mattress hard and I... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

I recently organised a hen party in doolys hotel and I couldn't recommend them highly enough. Stephen was the organiser I was in contact with and he was very helpful and lovely to deal with. The meal was delicious with excellent choices. The staff were all so friendly and attentive, from the bar staff to the waiters to the receptionists.... More

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DoolysHotel, General Manager at Dooly's Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Geraldine, Thank you so much for your kind review on this forum. I am delighted your colleagues enjoyed an eventful night on the Hen Party recently. I have passed on your comments to the team and it is very satisfying & rewarding to receieve such recognition for our friendliness, service, attentiveness and hight quality cuisine. Best wishes for the... More

Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Genuine old fashioned coaching inn. However with this history comes an old building with a sense of damp, stains on ceilings, slightly whiffy aroma and dreadful "beer garden". All in all upstairs is a bit grim and old fashioned. On the plus side the cooked breakfast is superb, the bar is cosy and the staff excellent. Also there seemed to... More

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DoolysHotel, General Manager at Dooly's Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elder Scroat, Thank you for staying with us and for reviewing our property. I am delighted you found our staff excellent, the Bar cozy and our cuisine superb. It is most regrettable to read that your stay was negatively affected due to noise at night from a corference set up and conditions of our property. It was unfortunate you... More

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Stayed here with a few lads on a weekend away. The rooms are dated but we found them clean. Breakfast was good and freshly cooked. Great location in the town, good night club and hotel bar with plenty of bars in walking distance. Found staff friendly. Note of warning to guests. The hotel car park has the narrowest entrance through... More

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DoolysHotel, General Manager at Dooly's Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John H, Thank you for taking time to review Dooly's Hotel on Tripadvisor. I am glad you enjoyed your recent stay - you found the rooms to be clean, breakfast freshly cooked and of good quality. As a group of lads on a weekend away, it's great you enjoyed the entertainment provided by the Hotel with live music at... More

Tower, Cork, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Stayed here on Saturday as we had a family party in the town. I think I should have stayed in my car. When we arrived in our room number 32 you could see where wall paper had been patch up as the colours didn't match there was black mould on the walls in area also. The biggest surprise was left... More

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DoolysHotel, General Manager at Dooly's Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michelle B, It is with dismay I read your damning review following your recent stay at Dooly's Hotel. I do accept your comment of a small damp patch in the joint of the bedroom wall - the joys of a 250 year old heritage building & the adverse winter just past. This issue is at hand and I do... More

Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

A party of 3, we stayed here while attending a wedding in Birr. It was a really pleasant experience. Particularly of note was the helpfulness of all the staff, from the bar to the restaurant to housekeeping. The full breakfast was very good, especially the sausages. The hotel also had gluten-free breads. The hotel has a lot of character and... More

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DoolysHotel, General Manager at Dooly's Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sightseeing2008, Thank you for your kind comments following your recent two day stay at Dooly's Hotel. It is great to read you found our staff to be most helpful in all departments. I am delighted you enjoyed our cuisine and availed of the gluten free breads on offer. We are currently in the middle of a ongoing improvement plan... More

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Address: Emmet Square, Birr, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Offaly > Birr
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Dooly's Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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