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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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Tullamore, Ireland
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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60 reviews 60 reviews
24 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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70 reviews 70 reviews
38 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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93 reviews 93 reviews
19 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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 

Dublin, Ireland
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97 reviews 97 reviews
41 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
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 

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
12 helpful votes 12 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 

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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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