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Talbot Hotel Carlow

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Westmeath
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38 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked a suite here recently - the plan was to put baby to bed and relax in the sitting room of the suite. When we went to the room we found that neither TV was working and notified reception immediately. About an hour later we were notified that the TVs could not be fixed and were offered an identical... More 

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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Spent two nights in this hotel Fri and Sat last. On arrival found both the hotel and staff very pleasant and helpful while waiting to be joined by other family members we visited the Bistro for lunch. Food and service was again very good and competitively priced. We we were allocated two rooms on first floor over the main bar... More 

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Thank halldene
ManagerTHC, General Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

Dia Dhuit a Chara, thank you for taking the time to post a review of your stay with us this weekend past. Please know that all of your feedback is greatly appreciated and will be shared with our entire team. Let me begin my thanking you so much for your very detailed review of your stay. To have a review... More 

dublin
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36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here recently for 2 nights. We'd dinner included on both evenings. Food was excellent but menu was a bit limited . Would of liked maybe lasange, burgers just as we dined for 2 nights I would of liked more variety. Breakfast was very good also but found on the Sunday morning staff weren't as friendly or helpful. We... More 

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Thank JenDDublint
ManagerTHC, General Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

Dia Dhuit a Chara, thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of your most recent stay to our Tripadvisor Profile. Please know all feedback is greatly appreciated and will be shared with our entire team. I am delighted to hear that you and your family had a pleasant stay with us during your recent visit.... More 

Cork, Ireland
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132 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the Talbot Hotel overnight recently My room was ok but the back on the remote control for TV was missing so I had to press the batteries to work TV The internet was a nightmare to log in to There was a wedding in the hotel that day and my bedroom was over the area and I could... More 

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Thank JOANce
ManagerTHC, General Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

Dia Dhuit a Chara, thanks so much for taking the time to post a review, please know that all of your feedback is greatly appreciated and will be shared with our entire team. I do apologises that your stay was filled with multiple elements which disappointed you. Obviously it is our intent to please each and every guest who comes... More 

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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had my daughters birthday party in the dome and they all had a great time. Would definitely recommend it. The kids food was lovely and service was great. Paul ( I think that's his name) is a great asset, explained what way they do it,this was great as it was our first time to have a party here. Darren... More 

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ManagerTHC, General Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

Dia Dhuit a Chara, thanks so much for taking the time to post a review of your most recent trip to the DOME Family Entertainment Centre. Please know that as we work together hand and hand with the DOME we will pass on these comments to them. We look forward to welcoming you back to the DOME for further parties... More 

ireland
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33 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel itself is very nice, the rooms comfortable the hotel nicely furbished. We stayed in a family room with 2 young children for 2 nights.. Our first night was a disaster, we were on the 3rd floor but felt that we could have been right in the middle of the dance floor of a wedding that was taking place.... More 

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ManagerTHC, General Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

Dia Dhuit a Chara, thanks so much for taking the time to post a review of your most recent stay with us, please know that all feedback is appreciated and will be shared with our entire team. Let me begin by apologising that your stay was anything less than perfect. We here at the Talbot Hotel Carlow strive for excellence... More 

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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff were really friendly, was slightly overpriced though, food was nice although the roasties were very dry. The salmon was done lovely. Tasted like it was just freshly steamed even though it was only out of a carvery!

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Thank Sarah B
ManagerTHC, General Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

Dia Dhuit a Chara, thanks so much for taking the time to review your recent trip to Corries Bar for Carvery this Sunday. I am delighted to learn that you enjoyed your meal. Our chef's say it is our local ingredients paired with a flair of creativity on their part that makes our food so tasty and delicious. I am... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to this hotel and both times have been brilliant. Very friendly staff!! Food is lovely, I went for the pizza!! Swimming pool is great and nice sized gym with very helpful staff at both the reception and at the gym!! 110% recommend!!

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ManagerTHC, General Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

Dia Dhuit a Chara, thanks so much for taking the time to post a review of your most recent stay with us. Please know that all of your feedback and comments are greatly appreciated and will be shared with the entire team. I am delighted to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us. To know that you would recommend... More 

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36 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in Carlow at the Talbot for a couple of nights.....for €60 per night, I can't really complain....but, The TV didn't work, the internet is unreliable and difficult to connect to and the bedroom lights trip. Guests are smoking in the rooms and you can smell it in the corridors. The staff are really helpful....but who's checking the rooms are... More 

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ManagerTHC, General Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

Dia Dhuit a Chara, thanks so much for taking the time to offer us your feedback on recent stay at the Talbot Hotel Carlow. Please know that all feedback is greatly appreciated and shared with our entire team. I am very surprised to learn of the unsatisfactory elements of your stay that you mentioned in your review. Please know that... More 

Wicklow, Ireland
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20 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 1 night with my family on Friday 11th. A friendly welcoming young man checked us in. We had dinner in the restaurant and all enjoyed it very much, food and service was great. Rooms were excellent. We would definitely return.

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ManagerTHC, General Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

Dia Dhuit a Chara, I am delighted to learn that you and your family enjoyed your brief stay with us. Furthermore I would like to thank you for submitting a review to our Tripadvisor Profile. Your kind words are so wonderful to read and I am delighted to learn that you would return to us and to Carlow again. I... More 

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Talbot Hotel is Carlow town's only four star hotel located 5 minutes drive from the town centre with easy access to motorways and only one hour from Dublin. All 84 spacious guest rooms including two spectacular suites and well appointed interconnecting family rooms are designed, furnished and decorated with the ultimate of guest comfort and convenience in mind. A range of dining options are available at the Talbot Hotel Carlow. Corries Bar & Bistro serves delicious food throughout the day including Morning Coffee, Carvery Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Light Bites & Bistro Favorites. The 4th floor Liberty Tree Restaurant offers scenic views of the surrounding rolling countryside and is open daily for Breakfast and Dinner. The award wining Inspirit Health & Leisure Club boasts a 20m Deck Level Pool, Kids Pool, Sauna, Jacuzzi, Steam Room and Extensive Gym. Indigo Hair & Beauty gives guests the opportunity to relax and be pampered without leaving the hotel. A range of entertainment options are available to hotel residents including the Talbot Tiger's Kids Club at weekends & holiday periods; Live Music & Table Quiz in Corries Bar & Bistro and the DOME Family Entertainment Centre on site offering Bowling, Arcade and Kidzmania Playzone. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Talbot Hotel Carlow

Address: Portlaoise Road, Carlow, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Carlow > Carlow
Price Range: $69 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Talbot Hotel Carlow 4*
Number of rooms: 84
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Don't accept room over bar and be prepared for noise.”
 of 5 bubbles halldene, 5 days ago | Read review
“ask not to be near the dance floor!”
 of 5 bubbles amep, 1 week ago | Read review
“1st floor over the hall where they hold weddings so if you need some sleep get a higher floor”
 of 5 bubbles Calno1, Oct 16, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are clean and tidy quietest rooms are those furthest away from the lift.”
 of 5 bubbles royp636, Sep 20, 2016 | Read review
“The road side rooms weren't noisy and had lovely field views.”
  • Very comfortable and very large bedroom with seating area too
 of 5 bubbles C606FLsusanm, Sep 13, 2016 | Read review
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