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Hodson Bay Hotel

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Was there with my family for a friend's wedding. I must say the experience was truly amazing. The pool was one of the best i had ever seen. Best customer service, thank you Rachael Jordan from Recpetion for going beyond the call of duty in helping my family with

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13 Thank curts794
Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Curts794, I am delighted to read you had an amazing experience. There really is no better way to unwind than in our leisure centre that looks over Lough Ree. Rachel has been part of our front office team for a number of years, and once again I am proud to hear that a member of my team has gone... More 

Drogheda, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

Just back from two nght stay with children and friends got lovly room with lake view ate in bar food lovely and staff at front desk very helpfull kids loved the activity on the lake and jetski went down well with the hotel providing parking for them with no hesitation thanks again for a luvly stay 😀😀

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11 Thank Sinead M
Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sinead M, Thank you for your kind review. I am delighted that you enjoyed all that Hodson Bay Resort has to offer... you even struck lucky with the weather! It will give me great pride to pass on all of your lovely comments to our team at our weekly meeting. Looking forward to your return! Kind Regards, Tim Hayes... More 

robirish
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49 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

we stayed here in May for 5 night. really enjoyed it , its a great family hotel. Staff are very nice. they have a kids room for them to play in. out side you can do water sports and boat rides. It is about 5 min drive to the town . The breakfast we had every morning was really nice... More 

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10 Thank robirish
Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear robirish, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I'm thrilled to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your stay. We're extremely lucky to have fantastic facilities both onsite and in the local area which our guests can avail of , in particular our 'Tiny Tots' room is a firm favourite with families. We try to offer our guests value for... More 

Fethard, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I would like to thank Breda and all the staff at the Hodson Bay Hotel for looking after us so well on our recent stay. We were a group composed mainly of senior citizens. The staff were very friendly, courteous and helpful. We had our breakfast and evening meal each day and the food was incredible! There was also a... More 

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9 Thank Bobbi H
Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bobbi H, I'm delighted that your group chose us for your recent stay. We try to create a memorable experience for all of our visitors and believe in providing value for money. With this in mind, we provide a range of nightly complimentary activities for our guests to enjoy. I do hope you and your group return to our... More 

Tipperary, Ireland
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

For the prices they charge, im sure ye can well afford to get in window cleaners. Windows in our were filthy, (bird droppings, spiders ect). Ground could be better maintained. Spiders making webs under glass top tables in conservatory .Location is fab. Bar food ok. But restaurant food fab. Staff lovely and friendly. Stayed there for 2 nights, our room... More 

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Thank maryH4178YT
Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear maryH4178YT, Many thanks for taking the time to write this review. Unfortunately the only downside to our beautiful location is that we have to share it with many wildlife, insects and birds. We do have an onsite maintenance team who regularly tend to our exterior but due to the size of the property, it is not always possible to... More 

Navan, Ireland
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36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Ths used to be our top family break away hotel. The kids club is just as good as always, staff A 1, plus the food is consistently good. But some of the 'not yet refurbished' rooms, let this place down. After changing rooms the new one had an odour. I took this up with management and was laughed at!? A... More 

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1 Thank spacey3
Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear spacey3, It disappoints me to read your review and to hear you did not enjoy your recent stay. I do recall this incident during your stay and the confusion that occurred between yourself and the babysitter. As you witnessed, we have a procedure in place to deal with such emergencies and thankfully on this occasion, the procedure was cancelled... More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

Just back from a fantastic 2 night stay in the Hudson Bay hotel, I cannot praise the staff in this hotel enough they were just excellent in every aspect of their job, they were helpful, friendly & courteous, a definite 10/10. The hotel itself was plesent, clean & very well maintained. The room was a family room which slept 4,... More 

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12 Thank Aisling C
Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Aisling C, What a wonderful review to read first thing this morning! Once again, I am so proud that my team have exceeded your expectations. It will be a pleasure to share your wonderful comments with my team at our weekly review of guest feedback. Many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and I... More 

Ireland
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Had a fantastic stay here last weekend. Room was very spacious and would be perfect for a family. Fab breakfast in the mornings. WIFI was very fast and available at no extra cost. Would definitely stay again.

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11 Thank Lisa G
Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lisa G, Many thanks for your kind review. I am delighted to read that you had a fantastic stay with us. As everyone knows, breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and we pride ourselves on providing a selection of wholesome and tasty options to start off your day. I am glad you availed of our complimentary... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This hotel is great for value it is ideal for couples and for families plenty to do with a large swimming pool and Spa centre Also been situated on the lough they also have boats that will take you out and of course a sailing school, The Hotel restaurant is great value for money 3 courses around €38.00 and 2... More 

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12 Thank RozClohisey
Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear RozClohisey, What a wonderful way to start the day! I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. I agree the hotel is the perfect venue for couples and families, with plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained. We are blessed to be so well located on the shores of Lough Ree, and have some... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We had a break for 5 night at The Hudson Bay Hotel near Athlone. The staff were excellent and very helpful. The food was delicious and plenty of it. Breakfast was buffet style with a big choice from fruit, cereal, cold meats to hot buffet Irish breakfast. The room was clean and bright. The sauna and steam rooms were not... More 

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10 Thank Jim1440
Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jim1440, Thank you for choosing Hodson Bay Hotel for your recent break. My team are a great asset to the hotel and work very hard to deliver excellence. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to them. Our locally sourced food proves popular with our guests, and we try to make sure nobody leaves Hodson Bay... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the gorgeous shores of Lough Ree and with 176 bedrooms, the 4-Star Hodson Bay Hotel is the premier choice for a divine relaxation getaway. With scenic lakeshore walks, championship golf courses and lake cruises on our doorstep, you’ll have a rich choice of enjoyable activities. For families, we have our fully supervised Penguin Kids Camp with fun and games to keep all our little VIPs entertained. Why not avail of our babysitting service and relax in our onsite spa? Or enjoy quality family time in our leisure centre complete with kiddies pool. 'Retreat at Hodson Bay’ is an area of the hotel which is exclusively for adults to ensure your stay is restful and that you are guaranteed peace and quiet to unwind in the beautifully-designed rooms. To revive and rejuvenate yourself, take advantage of our award-winning 'Spa at Hodson Bay'. Both of our restaurants offer mouth-watering local produce; and to end the day take a seat along our lakeview conservatory or enjoy our nightly in-house complimentary activities. The heart of the Midlands is a magical place, so treat yourself to a break in this picturesque setting and let our dedicated staff make your stay one to remember ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hodson Bay Hotel

Address: | Hodson Bay, Athlone N37 XR82, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Westmeath > Athlone
Price Range: $105 - $281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hodson Bay Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 176
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Also Known As:
Hodson Bay Athlone
Hotel Hodson Bay
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#3 Spa Hotel in Athlone
#3 Business Hotel in Athlone
#4 Romantic Hotel in Athlone
#4 Family Hotel in Athlone
#5 Luxury Hotel in Athlone
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