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Cliff House Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Middle Road | Ardmore Bay, Ardmore, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just wonderful! A warm friendly greeting at the door of the hotel directs you to reception, where the staff are efficient and welcoming. The room we stayed in was above the reception area and did not have a balcony but I would not count that as a negative as we spent little time in the room, perhaps more important if... More

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Tipperary, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Cottage sits on the street above the Hotel, but you have access to all of the Hotel's facilities. It sleeps 6 adults and 2 children comfortably. Which works out very reasonable compared to a standard hotel room as you have got loads of space..I mean loads! And very comfortable space. The sitting room is luxury. Peacefully, looking out on... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stopped in here for a quick bite and a drop of tea on our way to cork. Absolutely beautiful hotel in a stunning location. Staff were incredibly friendly and the food was, unsurprisingly, top notch.Will certainly be stopping in for a longer stay the next time we're in this part of the country.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent 2 nights here with our 5 month old daughter. Staff couldn't be nicer or more attentive. They went out of their way to accommodate us. I was surprised that we were able to bring our daughter to the restaurant as I know other michelin star restaurants may not have been as welcoming of a baby. The food was some... More

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

Dear MFFlannery Thanks you for your kind words and review. I am glad that you and your family enjoyed your visit. We look forward to welcoming you all back in the future some time. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More

Tralee, Ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Passing through the pretty village of Ardmore last Saturday my Bf and I spent a few hours doing the clifftop walk we passed the cliff House Hotel en route so when we finished our walk we popped back in to have a look around. The view really is beautiful and the evening we were there was particularly nice. We had... More

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

Dear Gaothmhor Thanks for dropping in recently and for reviewing your visit. Our maintenance programme is ongoing and all those details you have highlighted are being attended to. Hopefully you will be back for longer next time, Yours sincerely Adriaan Bartels General Manager More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here for one night and cannot find any fault with the hotel . Our room was so nice , the bath and the shower was was huge. The spa and the pool is a must. The views over the sea from nearly every part of the hotel was great. We found it to be so peaceful and relaxing.... More

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

Dear robirish Thank you for your very kind words and lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that my team looked after you well. They will be thrilled to read your comments. Many thanks and best wishes Adriaan Bartels General Manager More

Lisburn, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended a family wedding at the hotel and from entering the car park we knew it was going to be an experience. There is valet parking and staff lifting your bags for you without hesitation and a very welcoming and cheery receptionist. The hotel itself is decorated so beautifully modern whilst throwing in some rustic elements such as the... More

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

Dear Kyle6432 Thank you for your very comprehensive and outstanding review. We are all delighted that you enjoyed your visit and that you were well looked after. Your two points have been taken on board - one we can do something about and the other is more difficult. Nevertheless we are delighted that you will both be coming back to... More

Cork, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here before we headed on honeymoon. Service and staff is top class. Pool area is fabulous. Went for deluxe room with balcony. Was worth it being able to take in view. Had meal in restaurant. Breakfast was lovely. Food was amazing. Will definitely return

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

Dear Cork008 Thanks for reviewing us. We are really delighted that you enjoyed your stay and more so to hear that you will be returning - look forward to welcoming you back then. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More

London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't always be sure why you loved a place. Was it the mood you were, the weather that prevailed, or a combination of factors which won't repeat for anyone else? I just know that for me the stay in the Clifftop was really enjoyable for the two days I was there. Yes it is expensive, but admittedly I did... More

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

Dear David376 Thank you for your lovely review - I really enjoyed reading it and I think you have captured the essence of the hotel brilliantly. Next time please feel free to contact me in advance for that deal! Looking forward to having the pleasure of welcoming you back, Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More

Cork, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can only provide an opinion on the bar food. Having read some very mixed reviews here I was unsure what to expect but I was pleasantly surprised. The outstanding panoramic view gives the bar area a distinct advantage. I found the staff very helpful and the waiter very informative. My husband & I opted for fillet steaks, both of... More

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

Dear 80Dee Thank you for your review. i am glad that you enjoyed your visit to the Bar Restaurant. Hopefully we will see you return again soon. Kind 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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Cliff Hotel Ardmore
Cliff House Hotel Ardmore, Ireland - County Waterford

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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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