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Woodford Dolmen Hotel

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Kilkenny Road, Carlow, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for three nights dinner , bed and breakfast and were pleasantly surprised by the food and service on offer here. Breakfast is plentiful and you can serve yourself from the cereals and juice , yogurts etc. The hot breakfast is served at the counter and you can choose the usual fare of bacon, sausage , mushroom etc. Dinner... More 

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DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi shovelist, Wow thank you so much for your 5 star review I am delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us. Chef always says that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and ensures that there is a wide variety and plenty of it. Our staff are well known for their friendly and efficient manner and... More 

County Galway, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 nights and found hotel was nice and clean. It has a beautiful garden and walk along the river which runs at the back of the hotel. The room was clean and tidy. The food was excellent and all the staff were more than helpful to assist you in whatever you required. We had a special package... More 

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1 Thank Tony P
DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Tony P, Thanks so much for your 5 star review I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We are so lucky to be so ideally situated on the banks of the River Barrow with great views of the Killeshin hills and gardens to walk in. We are renowned for our friendly and efficient staff and... More 

Roscommon
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel's 'triple decker deal' midweek (3 DB&B) in July which is really good value given it's high season and believe me you can skip lunch after a great breakfast before tucking into your 4 course dinner. One key thing to me for breakfast is a good quality sausage and this hotel doesn't let it down not to... More 

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1 Thank Paul M
DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Paul M Thank you so much for this fantastic 5 star review, its so lovely to read such complimentary comments on our value & service. Chef has told us on more than one occasion that "breakfast is the most important meal of the day" so he'll be delighted to read what you have to say about this. I've passed... More 

Waterford, Ireland
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is situated just outside of town in quiet location, which makes it private for residents.Outside area was great with lovely gardens and benches under trees. Rooms were nice and clean. The only disappointment was that the bar closed at 4am until 12pm next day.Most of hotels allow their residents to stay even all night.

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1 Thank Jasmira00
DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Jasmira00 Thanks for taking the time out to post some comments on your visit to us recently, glad to see you enjoyed your stay & liked our rooms & scenic setting. Sorry you were disappointed with our bar closing times but our 4am time was set taking the enjoyment of all guests as a whole into account. We do... More 

Carlow, Ireland
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the pleasure of being at a wedding in the Woodford Dolmen hotel yesterday. We were greeted at the door by a lovely girl named Chloe, she had a very welcoming smile and a great manner. The food and service were excellent. Would highly recommend it as a wedding venue.

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Wexford, Ireland
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88 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice hotel for a 3 star. The grounds are very nice with plenty of parking close to reception. The staff were friendly but I wouldn't call it a kid friendly hotel. Apart from the kids menu that's about it when it comes to kids. It was nice to see that the family room was exactly as advertised which was... More 

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1 Thank Declan O
DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Declan O Thanks for leaving us this review here & for your lovely recommendation of us as "the best 3 star hotel we've been in for a while". I'm glad to read you enjoyed your room, food & our friendly service. Without leisure centre facilities we don't really target ourselves at the family market, although we do welcome and... More 

N.Ireland
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238 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel last year and thoroughly enjoyed it so decided to return again. We got the same 3 night B&B and 3 evening meals deal although this year it was 50 euro more expensive than last. We still thought it was well priced. Check in was quick and efficient. Our room was a tad dated but spacious... More 

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1 Thank N_IrelandFranco
DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi N_IrelandFranco Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on your recent stay with us. I'm delighted that overall your were very happy with your stay, the quality of our food & the level of service your received. I'm very happy to read that you'll return to stay with us again. In terms of the difference in... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my first time writing a review about anywhere I have stayed but I feel the dolmen exceeds all standards ,, First when you enter the hotel the smile and greeting you get is heart warming ,, Then the tea/coffee and scones are to die for ,,, the food in the restaurant is on power with any top class... More 

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1 Thank weep782
DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Dear weep782 Firstly let me say I'm privileged that your experience with ourselves was sooo good it prompted you to leave your first ever Tripadvisor review...we really appreciate your lovely comments & high recommendation of our service, food & staff. We pride ourselves on our warm welcome so it's lovely to read your experience of this, our chefs recipe for... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for two nights and found the hotel to be a very warm and friendly .The foyer would make any bride blush.Its central staircase is very striking. The staff were very pleasant and helpful. The room was very clean and modern,only one criticism was no air conditioning and the weather was very sticky. Nice garden walk along the... More 

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DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi martin w, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so lucky to be so ideally situated within a short distance of all major routes and within easy access to Carlow town. Nestled on the banks of the River Barrow and surrounded by such beautiful scenery it does make for a relaxing walk around the grounds. We... More 

Western Ireland, Ireland
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful location along side the Barrow, so pretty for pictures. Attended a Confirmation here recently. Room was decorated so prettily for the little girl and she was made so special by the staff who waited on the table. Beautiful food and wonderful photos taken most picturesque backdrop to the hotel. Décor appears to be in progress, with beautiful muted tones... More 

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Thank Doodlebug_604
DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Doodlebug_604, Thank you so much for your 5 star review. Our staff are certainly are our gem stones and they always endeavour to make every guest experience special. I will be sure to pass on all of your lovely compliments to all the staff involved. We are so lucky to be nestled on the banks of the River Barrow... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Woodford Dolmen Hotel

Address: Kilkenny Road, Carlow, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Carlow > Carlow
Price Range: $82 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Woodford Dolmen Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 83
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