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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had our wedding at Woodenbridge on 23rd July. It was amazing!!. Everything was perfect. The staff, the food, the atmosphere and of course the venue. Cathy and Julie Ann helped us with every detail and they made it so easy for us to enjoy the day. Nothing was too much trouble for them. Stephen was amazing on the day... More 

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Ciara A, Receptionist at Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your review - all of the staff here at Woodenbridge were delighted to read your wonderful post. We are delighted to have been part of such a wonderful time for you both, it will be one of your most memorable! I am most pleased to hear that both yourselves and your guests enjoyed... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here for one night for a wedding. When we arrived we were told we were staying in the lodge and we would have to walk across the road to see if we could check in, the ladies on reception seemed very flustered. I didn't find the staff overly helpful or friendly. I cannot speak for the rooms in... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed at Woodenbridge Hotel last weekend and stayed in the lodge the first night and was moved into hotel the second night. The lodge is across the road from the hotel and is nothing more than a glorified hostel but at hotel prices! There are no facilities in the lodge and breakfast is served across the road in the hotel... More 

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Ciara A, Receptionist at Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. I'm disappointed to hear that you found the lodge hostel-like. The Lodge is the newer part of the hotel, built in 2004 and it is known best for its tranquilness. Our breakfast is served from 7am to 10am daily. Our busiest period for breakfast is normally 8.30-10.00 am, during this period you may... More 

scot in ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My daughter , her two girls and the two Nanas came here for a two night break. It was my daughters third visit to this hotel and she highly recommended it . However we were very disappointed by the handling of a very sensitive experience. My daughters is celiac and discussed this with the waitress who was very helpful and... More 

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Downpatrick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The view from our balcony was totally breathtaking! This quaint family run restaurant is nestled in stunning greenery that only Ireland can do! The staff were pleasant and there was a nice homely atmosphere in the Hotel. Food was good but I have never been to a hotel before where even cereal had to be ordered! The menu even gave... More 

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Ciara A, Receptionist at Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your Trip Advisor review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us, as a family-run hotel we appreciate every guest's review. In relation to our breakfast, we undertook a large guest survey and from our guest feedback we updated our breakfast menus and service, I am sorry you found this at vast odds with... More 

San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had 2 rooms for one night and stayed in the hotel's annex across the street and let's just say it's just not the same. It's inexpensive and a place to sleep but we found it not to be the standard we expected. The bed was uncomfortable the noise level loud and front desk person not at post in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overnight stay for a birthday surprise for hubbie, had Sunday lunch which was very tasty! Got a lovely room with large balcony, overlooking part of golf club. Hotel was very busy both in afternoon and evening but lots of staff, who were very friendly and competent!! Apart from a slight problem which was sorted promptly and efficiently! Thanks to receptionist... More 

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Ciara A, Receptionist at Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your review, it is lovely to hear from you. I am glad you both enjoyed your short break-away with us. Customer service is our top priority here in the Woodenbridge Hotel and Lodge. Thus, I am most pleased to hear that you felt well looked after by our Woodenbridge Team members and that... More 

Suzhou, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay at The Woodenbridge Lodge was very disappointing! Clearly this part of the country is very popular with summer tourists and the hotel was busy but the standard of accomodation was very basic. I seems that because there is very little competition in the area, The Woodenbridge Lodge is providing a cheap service for a not so cheap price.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been there with 3 kids for dinner in the bar. came at 20:30 and orderd. But then we had to wait for almost 25 minutes. The meal was good (we took fish and chips, chicken nuggets and roasted pork) The waiter was very nice. To summarise: just improve your service time

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Ciara A, Receptionist at Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review, while I am glad you enjoyed your evening meals with us, I am disappointed you experienced such a long wait. During the summer months and peak seasons we get extremely busy, we will review and evaluate the service in hopes that this will improve the service time when we are busy. Thank you... More 

Wexford, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat. Good size portions. Friendly staff. Scenic drive from Glendalough. Plenty of onsite parking here. Worth a visit if in this village. I've only been once but will visit again the next time I'm close by.

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Ciara A, Receptionist at Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a positive review, we love to hear feedback from our guests. We are delighted that you had such an excellent experience here, and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Kindest regards, Ciara Aherne More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the vale of Avoca, one of Ireland’s most beautiful locations, and established in 1608, Woodenbridge hotel is the oldest hotel in Ireland and one of the few remaining family-run hotels. The hotel itself overlooks the vale of Avoca and the amazing Woodenbridge golf club, while Woodenbridge lodge is adjacent to the main hotel and is surrounded by peaceful gardens on the banks of the Aughrim River. All of the rooms are en-suite and with complimentary wireless access. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge

Address: Vale of Avoca, Arklow, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Arklow
Price Range: $73 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 62
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Also Known As:
Woodenbridge Hotel And Lodge
Woodenbridge Hotel Arklow
Best Western Woodenbridge Hotel
Best Western Arklow
Arklow Best Western
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