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Dooly's Hotel

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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Kent
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I only stayed one night at Dooley's Hotel, but wished it had been much longer. Everyone there was welcoming and friendly, my room was spacious, spotlessly clean and looked as though it had been recently refurbished, and on top of this the food was superb. As always, it's the people that make the most impact and I found both staff... More 

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Tullamore, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited to Dooly's Hotel last Sunday for lunch, after a hurling match, good way to work up an appetite!. I had lunch in the bar, it was tasty, and the service was excellent, fast and friendly. I noticed a different menu in the bar, and the coffee shop, curious about that. A good day in the pleasant town of... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Very reasonable priced hotel with very friendly and accomodating staff and management. Location of the hotel is excellent - in central Birr. We dined in the Emmet Resturant and the food was high standard.

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

Dear Kristin B Thank you for your recent review. We are delighted to receive such positive feedback. Doolys is centrally located and does offer exceptional value .It is reassuring that this is recognised by you our Customer. Thank you on behalf of the Management and Staff. Your Sincerely Fearghal O Sullivan General Manager More 

Dublin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I stayed 1 night in Doolys in July 2015. The only negative I could give it is, the rooms are very basic (but clean), the twin room has single beds but for the price you pay for B&B it was great value for me. If you're only looking for a room to sleep, this hotel meets that need. The positives... More 

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

Dear Bren100 Thank you for your recent Trip Advisor Review. I am delighted to be in aposition to inform you that we have just embarked on an extensive refurbishment programme.Thank you also for your kind comments regarding our staff and what we have to offer . Our location is so convieniant for any visitor to Birr. I have passed your... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We were four elderly golfers .Stayed for two nights. Can't criticise price ..even gave us a refund for not availing of the dinner element in the package....cause the bar food we had on arrival said aeons about the culinary standard. Rooms were small, overlooking a gable end wall and at the end of ..an endless corridor ...not sure if there... More 

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

Dear NDOC66 Thank you for taking the time to review Doolys Hotel on trip advisor .I am happy to inform you that Doolys is currently undergoing an extensive refurbishment programe. .As the oldest Coaching inn in Ireland still operatng as a hotel, continously for almost 250 years it is sometimes difficult to provide all modern ammenities in traditional old properties.... More 

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Galway, Ireland
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

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

Dear Trisha K Thank you for your Trip Advisor rewiew.It was our pleasure to look after you all . Glad you enjoyed our Hen Package.We hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back to Doolys soon Thanks Again Fearghal O Sullivan General Manager More 

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

Dear Kevin W Thank you for your recent review . it is always nice to hear good reports . Since your visit we have developed our Coachouse menu further, offering even more choice and value for money. I have passed your kind comments to the team. Yours Sincerely Fearghal O Sullivan General Manager More 

Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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DoolysHotel, General Manager at Dooly's Hotel, responded to this review

Dear elephant8 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 best dining expierencet in Birr. It is a very high compliment and thank you on behalf of the management and staff of Doolys Hotel. I have passed on your... More 

Tullamore, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 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 

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