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Dooly's Hotel

Emmet Square, Birr, Ireland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Galway, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a very enjoyable evening / night in this hotel recently - was on a Hen Party and the hotel looked after us very well, from arrival to departure!! Nothing was too much trouble and the staff were so welcoming and accommodating. A cruise on the Shannon was included in our package and we thoroughly enjoyed it (even tho the... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Popped into this pub for a bite to eat after completing a walk in the nearby Sleive Bloom Mountains. Good pub grub that will fill you. I had the homemade burger which was delicious. My walking partner had lasagna, chips and lovely plate of salad. Both meals very tasty, very good service and a nice atmosphere

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Ireland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner for 4 Thursday night in the Dining Room....it was the best dining experience in Birr, and I have tried all the restaurans. I had a beautiful starter of duck salad with delicious orange sauce all the other starters were delicious also. had the best steak beautifully cooked sides and potatoes to die for. All other mains were equally... More 

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Tullamore, Ireland
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We had an evening meal there in the restaurant recently. The food was of the highest quality and reasonably priced, staff friendly and efficient and the atmosphere was comfortable and relaxed. We'll definately be back.

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

Dear Patrick D, Thank you for taking the time to review Dooly's Hotel on tripadvisor. It really is great to read you found our cuisine was of the highest quality and the menu reasonably priced. It is also very reassuring you thought our staff were very friendly and highly efficient and you found the Hotel offered a comfortable & relaxing... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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69 reviews 69 reviews
27 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

great welcome from helpful staff classic comfortable warm room in mid winter hot bath , good breakfast , easy secure parking beside Garda Station central location in this heritage town and convenient to Birr Castle Demesne, the hotel is one of the oldest coaching inns in the country dating back to 1747

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

Dear mcard, Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and you found our staff to be very welcoming and most helpful. On these cold winter nights a warm room & hot bath certainly keeps the cold at bay. It is great to read you also found our cuisine to your liking and... More 

Louisville, Colorado
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75 reviews 75 reviews
41 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Nice old hotel just on the square in town. Very well kept. Very efficient and nice staff. Free parking available across the staff in their lot. Only 1 small complaint, though. The windows in the room wouldn't lock and were accessible from the roof and other rooms. Asked to be switched to another room. The manager came to check the... More 

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

Dear Tandyjo_2000, Thank you for taking time to review Dooly's Hotel on this forum. I am delighted you found our Hotel to your liking and were impressed with the our staff on duty during your stay. Your complaint was passed on to Hotel Maintenance for their attention and we look forward to welcoming you back to Dooly's Hotel on the... More 

Iowa
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109 reviews 109 reviews
19 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

After a good day of sight seeing and driving the narrow roads of Ireland we were needing to find a place to stay in the Birr area and Dooly's Hotel was it. I believe we had found a little info on it just prior to getting into town on the 13th but upon seeing it I still wanted to take... More 

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

Dear JGluvsMexico, Thank you for reviewing Dooly's Hotel on Tripadvisor. It is very reassuring to read you found our staff to be helpful, pleasent & efficient during your stay. I am delighted you enjoyed our cuisine & I have passed on your kind comments to the relevent departments. Kind regards, Stephen O' Connor General Manager Doolys Hotel Birr More 

Birr, Offaly, Ireland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Myself and 15 women - friends and family - had a meal on Saturday night - it was only fabulous and not a single complaint - portions size, taste, choice, service - all just fabulous, could not fault anything. I would recommend it 100%

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

Dear Carol L, Thank you for taking time to post your review on Tripadvisor following your party in The Emmet Restaurant at Dooly's Hotel recently. I am delighted to read you had a wonderful evening, you found the menu offered excellent choice, the food tasted great and the Kitchen Team offered more than adequate portion size. I have passed on... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

For 60 or 70 euro a night I would describe Dooly's as a reasonably priced hotel if a little dated. The staff were very nice and friendly and we liked the bar and pub grub and the breakfast. However we did not pay 60-70 euro. We paid 99 euro a night which, for a bedroom not much bigger than a... More 

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

Dear Raymond F, I am dissapointed to read your recent review of Dooly's Hotel on Tripadvisor. While you experienced and enjoyed many positive attributes of the Hotel during your stay, namely our nice & friendly staff, excellent pub grub, great bar atmosphere and freshly cooked breakfast, I do not agree with your postage stamp comment in relation to our accommodation.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I recently visited Birr and stayed over at Doolys hotel. I wasn't sure what to expect from it or from Birr as I had no knowledge of the area before visiting. When reading up about the hotel and the history of it I was expecting a small cold hotel but was pleasantly surprised when we got there. The hotel is... More 

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

Dear Tallulah_D, Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. I am delight you had a positive experience throughout your stay at Dooly's Hotel. It is great to read you found the Hotel to be warm & cozy and the staff to be very welcoming. Thank you for acknowledging our freshly cooked cuisine and I hope to welcome you back... More 

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