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Cliff House Hotel

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Middle Road | Ardmore Bay, Ardmore, Ireland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Waterford, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We traveled up from Waterford City as friends had been raving about the Hotel. We stayed for lunch. It was too cold and breezy to sit out on the baloney, and very nearly didn't get a sea view in the restaurant. Staff service was brilliant. They were over to seat us immediately as we entered the bar. Took our order... More 

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Ireland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
18 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a fantastic stay from the moment we arrived until we left. Superb service from very attentive but not intrusive staff. Stunning views. The food for breakfast was fresh and delicious and the bread selection was top class. We also ate lunch in the bar which was really good quality. All in all I can highly recommend this hotel.... More 

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County Waterford, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have been meaning to write a review for a long time on the wonderful Cliff House Hotel. We stayed a few years back and it was absolutely such a chill out wonderful place to kick back and forget everything. Since then we have always made a point of coming back and every time has never been a dissapointment. Had lunch... More 

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Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear rainey646 Thank you for your lovely review - and even more so for coming back so often. We really appreciate it. Glad you enjoyed your recent visit. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I had a wonderful 2 nights at the hotel in early April. The room and view were excellent, the spa had great facilities, and the service and food was exceptional. It is on the pricey side but you get what you pay for. We didn't go for the full tasting menu at dinner - however the way... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the cliff house with my family and was very taken aback by the staffs attitude and unhelpfulness. I had heard great things about this hotel and that's why we visited, we were sorry we bothered to make the trip. The staff were very unfriendly and seemed almost put out when you asked them anything, as if you were... More 

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County Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mature couple. We had a lovely 2 night stay at your hotel at the end of March. Room stunning with gorgeous view. Had lunch both days in bar and great dinner on first night. We were both very disappointed with the chowder at lunch, very thin and tasteless with only two small pieces of fish, at over 9euro each we... More 

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Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Barbara M Thank you for your review of your recent stay. Your comments have been passed on to the relevant departments and have been addressed. We very much appreciate the feedback. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent a night here, it was a gift for my 40th birthday and as such the staff gave had a bottle of Prosecco and chocolates in our room. We were early and while we waited we sat in the bar taking in the view and were given a complementary glass of champaign. Our room was amazing,... More 

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Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kieran D Thank you for your very kind review and for coming to stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and hopefully the next time you will be able to try the House Restaurant. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate with family in the bar. We felt that the food was excellent, although initially one of our party had been viewing a menu from the day before. This was quickly rectified. So generally very good. My only observation is that the waiting staff need to relax more. They are attentive, try hard to please, but appear to be very... More 

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Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Paulbpm Thank you for your review and we appreciate your comments about the service. We have taken steps to address them so thank you for that. Feedback is so important to us as it helps us improve our offering. Hopefully you will be back again to see the results. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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132 reviews 132 reviews
55 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The dinner food here is simply amazing. The presentation made it difficult to eat such beautiful looking food. The cooking was extraordinary. Service was excellent. Wines were excellent although I was disappointed not to find some Romanian wines on the list. Bedrooms are great with fantastic views. Bed was very comfortable. Bathroom was brilliant. Wifi was free. Some excellent staff... More 

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Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Travel284 Thank you for your very kind review. Glad that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you back soon. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Truly stunning location overlooking the bay which was further enhanced by the fabulous weather over the Easter period. Stayed here for one night including dinner in House restaurant. The food was simply a feast for the eyes. Excellent service- if a bit impersonal. Would've preferred less formality. Enjoyed the Voya experience in the the Well Spa and the facilities of... More 

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Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sandra B Thanks so much for your very kind review, Delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More 

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