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Hunter's Hotel

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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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156 reviews 156 reviews
56 hotel reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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dublin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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co wicklow
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Having lunch in Hunter's is like travelling back in time - back to a more genteel world and it's totally charming. The staff are welcoming and helpful, the food delicious and the surrounding gardens are a pleasure to stroll around. A perfect place to step off the treadmill of life...

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London UK
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87 reviews 87 reviews
60 hotel reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I had the great pleasure of hosting my dear mother's 90th birthday at this absolute gem of a venue. From the moment the party of 23 guests arrived for Sunday lunch to the moment of our departure, we were looked after as though we were old friends (many of us had never been to the hotel before). Margaret and her... More

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San Francisco, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Staying at Hunter's was the perfect end to a holiday in Ireland. The room was spacious, the gardens magnificent, and the staff welcoming and accommodating. For example, they went out of their way to give us breakfast in the morning, ahead of the set time, so that we could leave for the airport in plenty of time. Highly recommend.

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Mercer Island, Washington
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

My husband and I were in Ireland on business followed by a few days of free time to explore this beautiful, inviting country. After a roadtrip to the Dingle Peninsula from Dublin, our "long and winding road" brought us "home" to the wonderful hospitality, delectable dining, and classically comfortable lodging afforded us by multi- generation owner Richard Gelletlie and his... More

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lewes
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

My mother and I stayed one night at Hunter's and wished we had booked a second night. We were blessed with good weather so could enjoy the lovely garden which was a bonus! The owners and staff were so friendly and welcoming and the food excellent. I would return next time in Ireland. My only small gripe was the pillows... 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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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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