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Carlton Abbey Hotel

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Town Centre, Athy, Ireland
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Ranked #10 of 11 Athy B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012
cley123 High Wycombe, England
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Newry, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

My mother and I stayed here after a receiving a £500 Carlton voucher as present. We really wanted to treat ourselves so we booked the bridal suite. This was a complete let down I actually asked could I see one of the other suites because I couldn't believe this was the bridal suite. It was old fusty with a 4... More

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High Wycombe, England
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25 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

I was today (12-06-2012) informed localy that the hotel is still closed. A great pity as it was very friendly and convenient for the town centre.

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Urbana, Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

Carlton Abbey was a great place to stay, right in the heart of a great small town. Great staff, family suite was perfect for us. Very clean compared to some of the hotels in Dublin. Hotel food was wonderfull.

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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

We stayed at this hotel during the October midterm break for 2 nights.They did not have interconnecting family rooms so we had 2 rooms on the same corridor. We had one superior room which was very large and had 2 couches with a coffee table and TV. The bathroom was enormous with a huge corner jacuzzi bath.A door led out... More

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meath, ireland
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3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012 via mobile

Well where do I start! We did not stay here but booked into spa as part of voucher through great days out who use this hotel as part of a pamper day for 2. We were entiled to massage or facial each and use of relaxation room etc. We booked in on 2nd dec which was a cold day but... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

Attended a wedding here in 2010 & genuinely couldnt fault it so much so that we booked our own wedding there for this year. Found out in the last week from the Radio that the hotel was closing down for a month & should be opening in Febuary. Rang the hotel and was told by the manager that he cant... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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23 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

after getting a great deal stay via Tesco vouchers, we stayed for a night. As it christmas time the lobby was nicely decorated got our room and we went straight up to our room which was spacious and our bathroom was huge!!! my only issue was there was 2 of us and there was towels for 1person. so on going... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

Myself and my wife. Went down new year day 1 - 1 - 2012 . We got a deal. And what a deal. 150 euros .For a room which i have to say was great.Big rooom with a good size bathroom..looking out the front part of the hotel.The bed was king size. We got a meal with the deal. which... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

Where do i start. Firstly id like to say myself and my wife had a fantastic wedding last March from the staff at the Carlton Abbey under the management of Richard & his excellent team, they treated use like a king and queen. I couldn't get over how nice the whole team where, from the moment we entered the hotel... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2011

My wife and I were due to stay at the Carlton Abbey for a short 2-day break in Dec. The hotel seemed to get reasonable reviews, the hotels pics looked nice and the leisure center appealed to us. We received a call in advance of our visit, indicating that the leisure center was going to be closed on the days... More

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Address: Town Centre, Athy, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kildare > Athy
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Hotel Class:4 star — Carlton Abbey Hotel 4*
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Carlton Abbey Athy
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Hotel, Leisure Club & Spa The Carlton Abbey Hotel is situated in the town of Athy, Co. Kildare only 1 hour from Dublin. Designed to the highest of standards each of our individually appointed guestrooms along with banqueting, conferencing, leisure & spa facilities will ensure a pleasurable & relaxing visit. The Most memorable & unique aspect of the Carlton Abbey Hotel is our Stunning Bar & Bistro which has been restored from the remains of a former church. With stunning architecture, great food and quality service its almost sure you will want to return. Our Fine Dining Restaurant located on the ground floor provides you with the highest quality of food & service. Our team of expert chefs will design mouth watering & inspirational dishes. The Abbey Health & Leisure Club. The Abbey Health & Leisure Club is one of the finest in the Midlands with Deck level swimming pool, sauna, steam room & whirlpool along with a fully equipped gymnasium with state of the art Life fitness Equipment. The C-Spa at The Carlton Abbey Hotel. Our Health & Beauty Spa has a number of treatment rooms offering over 30 different treatments. The spa is the ultimate way to relax on your holiday. ... more   less 
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