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Dooley's Hotel Waterford

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Naas, Ireland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Comfortable rooms Friendly staff But food a major let down Aisling and Erica amazing staff Parking across the street €4.40 for 24 hours Breakfast in the bar is a no go area But when served in restaurant it's much more presentable

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for one night. Clean comfortable large room. Ate at the hotel last night.Food good. Staff lovely.Came about 11am and very helpful man on reception managed to get us into our room early.Will look forward to staying here again. Previous negative comments not justified.

2Thank eileen f
Cave Creek, Arizona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a huge disappointment! We were part of a large tour group that stayed here in November. On Saturday night they had a large party...may have been a wedding reception. The music from the band was very loud and went on until well past one in the morning. Virtually no one in our entire group got a good night's sleep....

4Thank LifeIsGoodEveryday
County Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On the 17th of October, through Booking.com, we booked a two-night stay at Dooley’s Hotel – arriving the 18th and departing the 20th. Technically we arrived on the 19th at 1:00 AM, which we made the hotel aware of in the booking. This was a horrible and terrible experience that could have been made right if the situation was handled...

7Thank greenlens
Ennis, Ireland
Reviewed December 5, 2016

On the Halloween weekend last I visited Waterford in a complete absence of knowledge of the area and with no prior booking. I was fortunate enough to be accommodated in room 307 at Dooley's Hotel. The comfort of my room went way above and beyond my expectations, it was a complete surprise to find every detail one could wish for...

2Thank annemarieg2oneill
Reviewed December 3, 2016

Spent two nights at dooleys hotel,near all shops ,hotel clean,staff helpful.a little expensive for early december( 2 nights 238 euro +40 euro for breakfast+8.80euro for parking)..best part was going to see waterford crystel factory..

Thank joseph715
Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

The most beautiful n excellence service we ever had beat bar staff n floor staff and basically reception staff very friendly too looking forward next summer :-) ROLL ON MAY 2017,the food was massive as we didn't bother going any other place to eat as there itself the food list is excellence especially the pepper sauce n the band on...

Thank Sam V
Upland, California
Reviewed November 21, 2016

I'm for one night quite with view of a wall. Dinner was OK . Breakfast the same as every other place we stayed. View of river when the rain let up. Twin beds and internet. Wasn't mush to do because of Rain.

Thank Ronald C
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

A nice hotel with reasonable food and good value for money. Not 5 star food but well presented and cooked to a very good standard and very enjoyable. Menu a bit on the short side. Floor staff 100% and couldn't do enough for you but the bar staff are not up to speed and really let the hotel down. It...

1Thank derekski
Naestved Municipality, Denmark
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Third visit in one year, and this hotel keeps it's fine standart. Clean funktional rooms, great breakfast and best of all, the most friendly and helpful staff. Really good value for the Money. Easy parking NeXT to hotel,(first left, right after crossing the bridge) remember discount token at reception for 3 euro pr entrance/excit.

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Dooley's City Centre Hotel, Waterford is a family run hotel in the heart of the Sunny South East. Dooley's Hotel is just a few minutes walk from the main shopping, business & cultural centres in Waterford. ... more   less 

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Address: Merchants Quay, Waterford 00353, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Waterford > Waterford
Price Range: $59 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dooley's Hotel Waterford 3*
Number of rooms: 113
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Also Known As:
Dooleys Hotel Waterford
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#1 Business Hotel in Waterford
#5 Family Hotel in Waterford
#5 Romantic Hotel in Waterford
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“Look elsewhere.”
 of 5 bubbles greenlens, 5 weeks ago | Read review
“307 particularly quiet and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles annemarieg2oneill, Dec 5, 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are good. Some have view to the river.”
 of 5 bubbles Claes_Nordsted, Nov 15, 2016 | Read review
“Very comfortable room overlooking the river, beds were good which gave a good nights sleep,”
 of 5 bubbles mikecarroll, Nov 5, 2016 | Read review
“Your rooms were great. Dining was great. I would and will stay there again. Why change a good thing? John D. Hill”
 of 5 bubbles johndh475, Nov 2, 2016 | Read review
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