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Cliff House Hotel

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Middle Road Ardmore Bay, Ardmore Ireland
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#1 of 2 hotels in Ardmore
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The Cliff House Hotel.A Hotel For Seaside Luxury Regarded as one of the finest small luxury five-star hotels in Ireland, The Cliff House Hotel is a 39-room Irish seaside boutique hotel in the traditional fishing village of Ardmore. Our privately owned hotel also features an intimate Irish destination spa as well as the only Michelin-starred restaurant in Ireland outside Dublin. The building seems to defy gravity, clinging to a cliff on the south side of Ardmore Bay where there has long been a fishing village. From sun-drenched terraces and private balconies it is possible to see Ardmore’s golden sands, lobster pots and dolphins that play out on the water. All our luxury rooms and suites are sea facing while many are interconnected to provide family-friendly configurations. Our intimate destination spa, The Well, is a key attraction.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycle rental
Babysitting
Parking
Wifi
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Sauna
Hot tub
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Hiking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Massage
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Butler service
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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I have very mixed feelings about the Cliff House. I stayed here for one night in July for a friend’s birthday. I appreciate it was in the peak of the summer holidays, however, I still felt that the hotel was way overpriced for what is being offered. My room, a deluxe terrace room, was average in size with modern furnishings, including a small table with chairs, and a lounge chair by the window and door opening out to the balcony. Although clean, there were the odd cob webs around. It certainly has a cruise ship feel to it as you walk from the room out to the balcony. The bathroom had a full size tub and a separate shower with Anne Semonin amenities. The design of the hotel is a bit quirky; a testament to how the building was developed over the years. The cruise ship feel continues throughout with various staircases leading to different areas. We made a last minute decision to dine at the hotel’s Bar Restaurant. We were initially told that it’s unlikely to get a table. As soon as the restaurant manager, who was exceptional and helpful, realised what the situation was and that we were hotel guests, we were quickly accommodated. All the staff were well meaning and polite, although the younger generation were not as polished as they could be, but that brought its own charm. There were panoramic views from the outdoor seating area of the restaurant/bar as well as the rooms, overlooking Ardmore Bay. A set of stairs also leads down to a platform with steps into the sea for those who fancy a swim. Breakfast was served at the House Restaurant as more or less a la carte and was very nice. On paper, the Cliff house should have been great. In reality it was disappointing. Considering how very expensive it was during our stay, even for the peak summer period, I expected more from the property.
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Response from CliffHouseHotel, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel
Responded 6 days ago
Dear PhillipP Thank you for staying with us at Cliff House Hotel. Kind regards, Patrick Shields, General Manager.
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We stayed here for our anniversary in Mid march. Amazing hotel, attentive staff, made check in a breeze. Food in both Bar and Restaurant superb, good options and staff very friendly and knowledgeable. 5 out of 5, Staff at the hotel make the difference. real 5 star service
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Response from CliffHouseHotel, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Niallw810, Congratulations on your anniversary once again and thank you for staying with us at Cliff House Hotel. We certainly recognise our Team as our number one asset and I will ensure to pass on your compliments. Kind regards, Patrick Shields, General Manager.
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Excellent hotel. Staff was amazing and friendly. Food was great. Room and bathroom were great. Bedding little on firm side. Room very warm even with heat turned off...had to leave a window open. Would definitely return.
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Response from CliffHouseHotel, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear j0hnban, We look forward to welcoming you back to Ardmore and very much appreciate your compliments our our Team, thank you. Yours sincerely, Patrick Shields, General Manager.
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Super hotel to go and recharge and relax. The views are just fab. The spa is excellent and the clff house team are all friendly and always there to help. I did go off season so not sure what it would be like if full and with loads of kids
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Response from CliffHouseHotel, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Maevemccarey, Thanking you for choosing Cliff House Hotel and for taking the time to provide feedback. Yours sincerely, Patrick Shields, General Manager.
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This is truly a 5 star Experience. On arrival our car was parked and Check in so smooth with lots of information. The setting is outstanding....Soo relaxing.. Dinner and Breakfast were fab. Avisit to the Pool and Hot tub a must.
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Response from CliffHouseHotel, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Mags2828, Thank you for staying at Cliff House Hotel, I was glad to read that you had a most relaxing visit. Kind regards, Patrick Shields, General Manager.
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PRICE RANGE
$253 - $770 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
IrelandProvince of MunsterArdmore
NUMBER OF ROOMS
39
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cliff House Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Cliff House Hotel?
Nearby attractions include St Declan's Well and Oratory (0.1 miles), Ardmore Open Farm & Mini Zoo (2.5 miles), and The Round Tower (0.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Cliff House Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Cliff House Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Cliff House Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Cliff House Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Cliff House Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, Whitehorses, and Shipmates Restaurant & Take-Away.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Cliff House Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Is Cliff House Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the center of Ardmore.
Are any cleaning services offered at Cliff House Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Cliff House Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Cliff House Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting The Round Tower (0.5 miles) and Ardmore Round Tower And Cathedral (0.4 miles).