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“Great atmosphere” 5 of 5 stars
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The Carraig Hotel
Main Street, Carrick-on-Suir, Ireland   |  
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Carrick-on-Suir
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2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Great atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

We met with friends for a meal here on the Saturday before Christmas 2012...they were staying there, we weren't. The meal was really top notch, so tasty and well priced. We stayed on for the entertainment, not really expecting much. Boy were we surprised....the best 3-piece band we heard in a long time. I think they were called Carraig Brogue (probably the house band). They were brilliant and the atmosphere was electric, and all the locals were unbelievably friendly. It made our weekend for us. The drinks were reasonably priced too, considering the great free entertainment. My friends comments on the rooms were good, so we all intend returning as soon as we can. Would def reccommend.

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Harlow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

This was our second visit to the Carraig Hotel and from the moment we arrived we were well looked after. The staff are friendly, polite & offer fabulous customer service. We had a meal that evening which was delightful, the waitress who looked after us will go along way in the hospitality industry. The room was clean and spacious with plenty of tea, coffee & biscuits. We will definitely be coming back to the Carraig Hotel in the near future.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Key West, FL
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

We stayed in Carrick for three weeks, at the home of a relative, so did not avail ourselves of the hotel, but the restaurant was a frequent destination. The food was always excellent, breakfast, lunch or dinner, and the service was top-notch. Prices are moderate, especially for breakfast and lunch. The restaurant is open until 9:00 PM; the bar is open until later (we never stayed until the end to find out how late, but probably 11.

A distinct advantage we enjoyed was availability of (free) wireless Internet, allowing connection to our home and families in the U.S. Speeds were very good and the signal was strongest in the back, near the bar and smoker's garden.

The staff are mostly very good at service, and friendly. The Carrick bar is a very social place from morning until night. Many locals meet up there and often gather to watch sporting events, from football (soccer) to hurling to darts.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Ireland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

This hotel has just had a refurb on it's downstairs bar/lobby area & it's looking great! We eat here regulary in both the bar and dining room and have yet to be disappointed in the food. Always extremely tasty and generous portions. The floor service isnt the best to be honest, quite hit and miss with one 1 or 2 gems working there at best. But it's worth overlooking this for the great grub and new settings!

Room Tip: Ask for a room to the rear of the hotel to avoid street noise
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Carrick on Suir
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

I have been getting Carvery at this hotel for the last four years and always the food has been in tip top shape. A great selection of dishes are to be had on a daily basis. The price is very competitive and would be very hard to beat for what one gets for their dosh.
The prompt service by all the staff there is also very welcoming indeed. You will go to many places in Ireland for eating out and I have to say that I would rather drive a distance to this hotel for food than take a chance elsewhere...take that from someone who has a catering backround.
Will deffo be back..well every day,as normal!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sale, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

I recently had a meal in the restaurant with my family. The service was prompt, the food piping hot and it was certainly service with a smile. Both my father and I enjoy a good steak, the steak in the Carraig is hard to beat. Portion sizes were very generous each course was as tasty as the next. A very good selection of courses to choose from. Will be back again.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Waterford
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4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012 via mobile

Best food ever .totally enjoyed our stay and the staff were very friendly we Had a meal in restaurant on a Saturday night and I would have to say it was the best meal I have had in a long time I had the sea bass which was on special.will definitely be back

  • Stayed May 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Main Street, Carrick-on-Suir, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Tipperary > Carrick-on-Suir
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Carrick-on-Suir
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 24
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