We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Gem of a hotel” 5 of 5 stars
Review of O'Callaghan Hotel Annapolis

Best prices for -
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 9 more sites!
Save Saved
You added O'Callaghan Hotel Annapolis to your Saves list
O'Callaghan Hotel Annapolis
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   174 West Street, Annapolis, MD 21401   |  
Hotel amenities
Ranked #13 of 22 Hotels in Annapolis
montgomerville pa
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Gem of a hotel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

We stayed at this establishment and we are going back again. This hotel is clean and nicely decorated. It is located within walking distance to the heart of Annapolis. My wife and I have decided that whenever we are in Annapolis we will always stay in this hotel. The front desk service was excellent. Jacque was one of the nicest front desk employees we have ever encountered at a hotel. Because of her hospitality she has shown us, we have booked a room to stay here during our Easter vacation.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
OCHAnnapGM, General Manager at O'Callaghan Hotel Annapolis, responded to this review, March 21, 2013
Dear Joseph R,

Thank you so much for your review and for sharing your very kind comments. I will be sure that Jacque is recognized for this, she is a great member of our team.

I am delighted to hear you are coming back to us over Easter, please send me an email and we will do our best to get you an upgraded room - lesleyp@ocallaghanhotels.com.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Lesley
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

530 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    213
    163
    84
    46
    24
See reviews for
118
217
22
66
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 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (75)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Newark, Delaware
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

My husband and I recently stayed at the o' Callaghan in Annapolis while joining some boating friends for a winter meeting. We choose this hotel because we could valet park our car for $18/day and walk everywhere we were going. While the rooms were clean, I noticed that the bottom sheet on our king size bed was too short for the bed and there were only 2 bath towels available in the bathroom. When we checked in and out there was only one person on the desk so guests had to wait. Also, when we checked in there was no bellman/valet present so we just parked our car and took the key in to the desk as did 2 other incoming guests. A family who was checking in front of us had to get a cart and load their own luggage. I had checked beforehand about room safes but when we went to use it we could not make it work. We called the desk twice because we had to be somewhere by a certain time and after the second call someone came. I stayed in the room while my husband went on while the batteries were changed. It was quite a procedure as the inside panel had to be unscrewed and removed and then the batteries had to be taped into the proper position. The safe should be checked and batteries replaced on a scheduled basis as should any other lighting or equipment. We did have a late night sweet in the bar and the service was prompt and the sweet was good. Overall I felt that the hotel was being run on a shoestring and needed a facelift.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
OCHAnnapGM, General Manager at O'Callaghan Hotel Annapolis, responded to this review, March 21, 2013
Dear pbrown_011,

Thank you for taking the time to share the feedback on your stay with us and I sincerely apologize that it was not up to par. We do have a valet on duty at all times, there is absolutely no reason that you should have had to park your own car;I will make sure that we address that with our team here.

We do regularly change the batteries in our safes, I apologize that for some reason this one was not working properly and am sorry for the delay and inconvenience that caused you.

If you are travelling to Annapolis again, please contact me personally to make your arrangements so I can ensure your next stay with us is a much better one. My email is lesleyp@ocalaghanhotels.com.

Thank you again for your feedback, it certainly helps us improve.

Many thanks

Lesley
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
bayshore ny
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
24 hotel reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

What a great Hotel. Came to Annapolis for a Navy College lacrosse game. Rooms are spacious and reasonably priced. Rooms are clean have a refridge. Beds are comfortable and a geat long hot shower was had. It is right at the beginning of town. Easy walk into town and there is a free trolley stop across thae street that will take you into heart of town so once your car is parked no need to use it. Checking in was a breeze and anytime you neede your car it was brought to front of hotel immediately. A special Thank you to Jackie (front desk) for her patience and understanding in a slight booking problem and also for making us feel like we were friends who came to visit. Overall one of the best hotels we stayed in...

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 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
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
OCHAnnapGM, General Manager at O'Callaghan Hotel Annapolis, responded to this review, March 21, 2013
Dear CCT13,

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are delighted you chose to stay with us for the Navy Lacrosse game and we hope a little bit of Irish luck went your way!

Thank you for taking the time to mention Jackie, she is a great asset to our team and I know she will be very excited to hear your kind comments.

We very much hope to see you back again before the season is over!

Many thanks

Lesley
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

I would recommend staying at this hotel. The hotel was nice and the service was EXCELLENT. My friends and I loved the location of this hotel. The service we had from a worker there named Gary was exceptional. He was very helpful and attentive!! Great service!!!!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
OCHAnnapGM, General Manager at O'Callaghan Hotel Annapolis, responded to this review, March 12, 2013
Dear Angel177,

THANK YOU! That is a lovely review and we very much appreciate your kind words. I will be sure that Gary reads this, he is a very valued member of our team!

We hope to see you back in Annapolis soon!

Thanks again

Lesley
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Taucha b Leipzig, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Our stay at the hotel was great. The room was clean, good price for the area and very friendly staff. The location is within walking distance to shopping areas and we walked to a show at the Rams Head. For no particular reason we did not eat at the hotel but we did stop at the Irish bar in house, very nice. This is now “my place” to stay in Annapolis.

Room Tip: Our first stay here. We had a regular king room and it was nice.
See more room tips
  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
OCHAnnapGM, General Manager at O'Callaghan Hotel Annapolis, responded to this review, March 12, 2013
Dear Barry P

Thank you for your great review! We are delighted to be "your place" in Annapolis! I will be sure to pass on your kind words to the team here.

Come back soon!

Lesley
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

We had a scheduled meeting at the hotel, only to discover that each party thought the other were making the arrangements for a meeting room and related services.
On literally an hours notice, we had our room set up, with food and beverages ready to go !!

These guys are good !!!!! Great people, great place !

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 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
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
OCHAnnapGM, General Manager at O'Callaghan Hotel Annapolis, responded to this review, March 12, 2013
Dear alan t

Thank you for your lovely review and for taking the time to give us your feedback. Thank you for having your meeting with us and I am delighted everything worked out great!

We hope to see you back again soon.

Lesley
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Richmond, Virginia
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

I echo many of the other reviews. The staff was friendly and attentive. Neat and Clean rooms. The valet car return was always very quick. The hotel location was perfect for West Street window shopping and dining. Plus, the price was right compared to other nearby hotels.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
OCHAnnapGM, General Manager at O'Callaghan Hotel Annapolis, responded to this review, February 27, 2013
Dear Mike I,

Thank you so much and please do come back soon, we will promise to always be a good price option for you, especially as a repeat guest.

All the best

Lesley
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay

Been to O'Callaghan Hotel Annapolis? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about O'Callaghan Hotel Annapolis

Address: 174 West Street, Annapolis, MD 21401
Location: United States > Maryland > Annapolis
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Annapolis
#10 Romantic Hotel in Annapolis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — O'Callaghan Hotel Annapolis 3.5*
Number of rooms: 120
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A Warm Irish Welcome awaits you in Historic Annapolis! Make us your home while you explore all the great attractions of this great city. Walk to everything or use our free shuttle around the downtown area. All rooms offer free high speed internet. Enjoy a great happy hour in the John Barry Bar! Meetings, weddings and private events. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Travelocity, Booking.com, Orbitz, Expedia, Hotels.com, Priceline, Reservation Counter, TravelClick, TripOnline SA, Odigeo and Tingo so you can book your O'Callaghan Hotel Annapolis reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
o Callaghan Hotel Annapolis
o Callaghan Annapolis

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage O'Callaghan Hotel Annapolis, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.