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Cliff House Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Middle Road | Ardmore Bay, Ardmore, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
David N Devon, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Devon, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the location and views make up for the fact that the hotel is rather expensive. The Michelin starred restaurant serves exceptional food, although rather fussy for my taste. The spa with its indoor pool, sauna, jacuzzi, steam room and small gym are great, especially during poor weather. Very importantly, the general manager Mr Bartels, seems to be always on hand... More

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

Dear David N Thank you for your kind review. It was a pleasure to look after you during your recent stay and we value your feedback on the Tasting Menu too. I hope we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back again - we offer a complimentary upgrade to our return guests (subject to availability) so that might take... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great views and location, cozy town, very helpful frontdesk. Restaurant terrible, shouldn't be a Relays & Châteaux. Cold coffe, dry and old pastry, asked for a specific cup of red wine and waiter appeared with a white wine. Bathrooms dirty !!

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

Dear Maria F I am sorry that you did not enjoy your visit with us - a lot of our customers would disagree with you but I would welcome your direct feedback with more specific details of your disappointments. My email address is abartels@thecliffhousehotel.com Yours sincerely Adriaan Bartels General Manager More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really bad experience as far as food and service is concerned. Great view. Front desk: verry polite and helpfull To get there it is a long trip up the mountain. Surroundigs: beautiful, cozzy town. Having been in other Relais & Chateaux arround the world, i would defenitly not consider this hotel as a Relais & Chateaux quality. It is just... More

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

Dear Delfi M I am sorry that you did not enjoy your visit. Feel free to contact me directly if you would like to be a bit more specific. All feedback is helpful. Kind regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More

London
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We just stayed two nights here and loved every minute of it. The amazing weather helped but the hotel is excellent in every way. Thank you to all the staff for helping so much with our baby daughter too.

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

Dear PhilipLov Thank you very much for your lovely review - glad you all enjoyed your visit. Come back soon, Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More

Utrecht, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was not easy to find a true design hotel in Ireland; this one fulfilled all my dreams. From the entree to the stairs to the carpet (changing each step a little bit flowing from blue to green, all sea colors); in every little detail the interior decoration was beautiful. Staff is very friendly and warm and do the utmost... More

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

Dear Jansen62 Thank you so much for your very kind words. My team and I do really appreciate it. It was our sincere pleasure to look after you. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you back again someday soon, Hartstikke bedankt, Adriaan Bartels General Manager More

north west
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140 reviews 140 reviews
43 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sadly I didn't get to stay in this beautiful hotel but we did have a glass of wine on the terrace and watch the sun go down over the ocean. It was like watching the sunset on the Riviera. We also had a mid morning coffee accompanied by mouth watering little raspberry pastries and home made biscuits. The place is... More

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

Dear NorthwestLulu Thanks for visiting and for reviewing us so kindly. Hopefully you will get a chance to stay next time. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More

piedmont california
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82 reviews 82 reviews
69 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Somehow we got upgraded to a suite with a large terrace overlooking the ocean. The room was beautiful with all the extras of a deluxe boutique hotel. Service is their motto and every wish and request was immediately responded to. One could hear no sounds from any other rooms and from our terrace could only see the ocean and the... More

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

Dear abby7 Thank you so much for your lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you back soon hopefully. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Oh my lord where do I start. What an amazing experience. It was my husbands birthday so I treated him to the Tasting Menu in the restaurant. 5 star restaurant, 5 star view, 5 star treatment & of course Michelin star food. It was beyond what I had expected. I understand now what it's like to make your taste buds... More

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

Dear Evelyn C Thank you for your five star review! Look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More

Ballincollig, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took my Aunt and Uncle for lunch at the Cliff House Hotel yesterday 22/07/2014 Don't mind some place been busy or so they think there busy. Counted 10 staff like headless chickens all seem more interested in bring drinks to people then over looking the people waiting to order lunch. Waiting 40 mins is a no go back there. Couple... More

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

Dear apgl3 Thank you for your review. Apologies for the problems you encountered. Please feel free to ask us for our Vegetarian Menu next time. Kind regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More

Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed here a few times now and are never let down by The Cliff House. Everything from the location, the food, the interior design, the spa and last but not least, the choice of staff make this place our favourite hotel in Ireland. Looking forward to coming back.

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

Dear Kevin D Thanks for your great review - always a pleasure to look after you and look forward to your next visit. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More

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Address: Middle Road | Ardmore Bay, Ardmore, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Waterford > Ardmore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Cliff House Hotel 5*
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Also Known As:
Cliff Hotel Ardmore
Cliff House Hotel Ardmore, Ireland - County Waterford

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Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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The Cliff House Hotel.A Hotel For Seaside Luxury Regarded as one of the finest small luxury five-star hotels in Ireland, The Cliff House Hotel is a 39-room Irish seaside boutique hotel in the traditional fishing village of Ardmore. Our privately owned hotel also features an intimate Irish destination spa as well as the only Michelin-starred restaurant in Ireland outside Dublin. The building seems to defy gravity, clinging to a cliff on the south side of Ardmore Bay where there has long been a fishing village. From sun-drenched terraces and private balconies it is possible to see Ardmore’s golden sands, lobster pots and dolphins that play out on the water. All our luxury rooms and suites are sea facing while many are interconnected to provide family-friendly configurations. Our intimate destination spa, The Well, is a key attraction. ... more   less 
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