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Headfort Arms Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Headfort Place | Kells, Co.Meath, Ireland, Kells, Ireland
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Kells
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    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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    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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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We arrived at 12 noon ,and knew the rooms wouldn't be ready but the staff did there utmost to help .We had a lovely meal while we waited .Our room was 314 and we had asked for a disabled room . The room had a king size bed and disabled bathroom . The room overlooked the side of the building... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great night spending in Taylour Suite,loved the double jacuzzi and good food compliment to the chef. five of my family friends from Northern Ireland had a ball and laugh as the live band entertained us.Staff are all polite and friendly. Well done to Headfort Arms.

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Geelong, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently stayed during the Hay/Kells Literary Festival. Hotel was very busy but staff were friendly and helpful at all times.The room was very comfortable. The hotel breakfast was very good. Carvery meals were good value. The garden was a peaceful place in which to relax.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I organised my best friends hen party with the headFort arms hotel I have to say it was the best weekend ever from start to finish the hotel staff where amazing, I had never organised a hen party before and was very nervous the headFort staff were very obliging and put my mind at ease through out the planning even... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was at a 50th wedding anniversary here recently and the food,staff and bedrooms are all just lovely. We had the party in a function room with a lovely garden view and the whole setting was fantastic. Thanks to all the staff at the hotel,hope to be back some day soon

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Portlaoise, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we were at a hen weedend in the headfort arms it was amazing . all the staff were so friendly and helpfull . food was fabulous. we had the causey farm package we could not fault one thing we would highly recommend the headford arms. Maggie Dempsey

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 1 night with my partner and my parents had a room as well. The place was nice and reception staff were friendly. The sunday carvery was delicious and our waitress Nadia was more than helpful. Nadia went out of her way to make sure we all had what we needed, what a lovely girl! They had live music later... More

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Perth, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had an overnight stay at the Headfort Arms Hotel in May. Reception and restaurant/bar/cafe staff were very friendly. Parking was free and secure at the back of the hotel. Rooms were large, clean and warm (it was a wintry day) with a mix of ok and tired furniture. A good size bathroom. The first room we... More

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Melbourne, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

booked into the hotel and advised staff that i was pregnant when booking and not staying where the wedding venue was as I needed a good night sleep. They didn't tell me at all about the band playing till 02.30 in the morning. Advised the staff the next day of the horrible night sleep I had, to be fair the... More

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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We stayed overnight with a group of friends. We have only positive comments to make. Mary at reception gave a real "Irish" welcome. Its the sort of place we had in abundance before we lost the run of ourselves. Vanilla restaurant has great staff, again welcoming, friendly and they had no bother being flexible with some of us having dinner,... More

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Address: Headfort Place | Kells, Co.Meath, Ireland, Kells, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Meath > Kells
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Hotel Class:3 star — Headfort Arms Hotel 3*
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In the Heritage Town Kells, the Duff family celebrate 40 years at the helm of one of Meath’s hospitality landmarks in the Heart of the Boyne Valley of Ireland. The hotel boasts 45 bespoke rooms, Headfort Spa Rooms, Vanilla Pod Award Winning Restaurant, Cafe Therese Casual Dining Cafe, Kelltic Bar Traditional Pub, Banquesting Facilities and beautiful gardens . Those years of commitment to excellence was recognized not only by its Gold Medal Award for Best Three-Star hotel Ireland, but also most recently at the Kells Chamber of Commerce Business Awards, when receiving the award of ‘Best Customer Service’in Business. ‘We were delighted with this award said Olivia, as it is thanks to all of our loyal team of staff who offer the Headfort welcome and service to our guests, old and new’. The Headfort is the life and sole of the Kells social scene. It offers so much to its visitors in it’s selection of outlets from the Award Winning Vanilla Pod Restaurant to the thriving Kelltic Bar and the Headfort Spa Rooms which focuses on using only Irish products. According to the Duff family, it’s not easy doing business at the moment, price competition is relentless and the customer has never had such choice but the Headfort is committed to providing value, supporting local producers and retaining the personal touch on every guest encounter. The hotel is delighted to report an upsurge in bookings for 2013, according to Vincent ‘the customer really wants the personal touch, the knowledge that you are there on their special day and that family run atmosphere, they have been and tasted the large branded chain hotels and we feel there is a return to good Irish hospitality and a guarantee of freshly prepared local food’ As a member of Irish Country Hotels, the 26 Independent hotel marketing group, the Headfort is one of only 26 hotels in Ireland and the first service industry in Ireland to receive the accreditation of being ‘Guaranteed Irish’. This is demonstrated in the hotels commitment to using local suppliers, employing local and using local and Irish produce at every opportunity. In this way the hotel serves as an even greater support to the local economy and there is no doubt that this is what the customer wants for the future. ... more   less 
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