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Newrath Bridge, Rathnew, Ireland
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Hunter's Hotel
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Rathnew
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Dundalk, Ireland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hunter's Hotel provide 5* hospitality in an old world setting. Excellent service, great food and beautiful gardens. The bed turned down, curtains and shutters closed and the open fire lit in our room whilst we were at dinner. Silver service tea and coffee on demand - included in price. Oh, and the wonderful variety of fresh flowers throughout . .... More

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Chicago, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Words can not express how much I enjoyed my time at Hunters Hotel! It has been almost a year since I visited and I still can't get that visit off my mind. I was excited to visit after I had read that Maeve Binchy used to escape to Hunters to write, but it far surpassed my imaginings! The building itself... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place I love but it is not for those who want gleaming modernity. A wonderful old fashioned and, dare I say it, slightly eccentric establishment. The food is good and it is fresh. The gardens and the vegetable gardens are magic. Lounging in the gardens in summer or sitting cosily inside in winter is an experience I... More

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Roeselare, Belgium
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Those who apprehend squeaky doors and woodfloors better walk by and select a modern impersonal hotel. We liked the traditionally styled homely lounges displaying flowery fabrics and antique furnishing. where we enjoyed a perfect afternoon tea with gorgeous scones. The garden is picturesque and is a delightfull setting which we admired from our rooms. What a fine restaurant with excellent... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

A warm friendly place although the start was not welcoming. Staff seemed too busy to help us but once we were checked in it continued to delight. Our room was large and airy with french doors to the garden. People were sitting on the lawn having cream teas. Dinner and breakfast - delicious, vegetables and eggs from their own garden.... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I had a voucher for Blue Book hotels and chose this hotel based on its location (not too far to drive for us). Have to say was a little worried when I saw the outside of the place but once inside the quirkiness of this great hotel comes alive. So different to staying in a modern hotel and much nicer... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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170 reviews 170 reviews
59 hotel reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

From the front the hotel doesn't look much but the minute you drive inside you can see the charming old world detail of the place - a well preserved coach house, quirky and very comfortable, lovely gardens and we had a fine meal at the restaurant. Excellent service and comfortable drawing room. It was pricey but very much well worth... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I visited this place based on the excellent reviews on TripAdvisor, and I have to say that they don't do the place or the food any justice, u have to come and taste for ur self, I have been to many places and stayed in many hotels but for a place this old and classic I have to say that... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Set in some of the nicest gardens in North Wicklow, Hunters is everything one would expect from an inn of this age and character. The dinner menu was quite extensive and appeared to offer value for the €48 euro a head tariff. Disappointingly, on the night we were there, it failed to deliver by quite some distance. The main course... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This is a lovely little hotel. I often go here just to sit in the gardens and have a coffee on a nice day. If your going for food you need to book in advance but we'll worth it and good value set menu. Walking Ito the hotel is like walking back in time to the 1950s. This place is... More

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Address: Newrath Bridge, Rathnew, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Rathnew
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Hunters Hotel Wicklow
Hunter's Hotel Ireland/Rathnew, County Wicklow

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Ireland's oldest coaching inn. Owned and operated by the same family for nearly 200 years. The hotel, where the King and Queen of Sweden have stayed, boasts open fires, antique furniture and award-winning gardens by the banks of the river Vartry in County Wicklow. Situated in the countryside 40 minutes from Dublin city and 5 minutes from Mount Usher gardens. Lunch, dinner and morning coffee are served daily. ... more   less 
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