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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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County Dublin, Ireland
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 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
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 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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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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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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73 reviews
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 

Louisville, Colorado
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74 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 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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108 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 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 

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