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Waterford, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Accompanied family to the cliff house for Sunday lunch a few weeks ago, we were really looking forward to the visit as we had heard great reviews from people, unfortunately the cliff house did not live up to this reputation for our visit. Even though the staff very friendly the service was very slow. We had the three course bar... More 

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Thank Liz20032004
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This really is a gem of a hotel, set in a stunning location in rural Ireland but with all the benefits of a five star hotel. We stayed with our small children (against our better judgment) but we were all treated courteously and the children very much enjoyed the pool and room service! If you ever have the opportunity to... More 

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Thank Philip I
Dublin,Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is sitting on a cliff overlooking the sea with fabulous views of same. The food is world class and the staff are very friendly and helpful There's cliff walking an all sorts of boating activities to avail of and of course the lovely village of Ardmore is just beside you to explore..

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Thank crocker73
Cloyne, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Dropped in for afternoon tea today! I and company were all very excited before we trekked off on the cliff walk. Some of the party who were Coeliac were bitterly disappointed, nothing for us and measly scones and cake for the others! In fairness, not overly pricey as we had the sea view! The Staff were very friendly except the... More 

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Thank Anna D
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Three day mid-week break was a wonderful experience. Initially appears expensive but ultimately is worth every penny. The House restaurant is a truly unforgettable experience in terms of quality and novelty of cuisine, service, attention to detail. Prepare to sit back and be pampered over a delightful 2-hour dinner experience.

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Thank Gerry B
Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Cliff House for 2 nights with friends. The location is superb with great views over the sea . Our bedroom was immaculate and tastefully furnished, the bed very comfortable with great pillows ! The staff are very friendly and helpful and the food was fantastic, both breakfast and dinner ( in the main restaurant ) The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We came to have a late lunch after a hike, so I can only review the restaurant. The view is lovely and enough of a reason to stop by. Clam chowder and soda bread were both tasty, my friend's green salad looked fresh and vibrant.

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Thank catherinems2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay here for one night. The staff were friendly and couldn't help us enough. We had dinner in the bar and the food was delicious. The view from our room was lovely. Breakfast next morning was fantastic. We would highly reccommend Cliff House Hotel

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Thank Helenod45
Waterford, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

5 of us had lunch on Sunday in the bar. The location is superb and the staff very nice. Lunch is €29.50 for 2 courses and €34.50 for 3 courses. We had two courses...main course and dessert. Service is terribly slow both in terms of getting a drink and getting food. Food portions are minuscule. The children had the full... More 

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Thank AnnM06022011
Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear AnnM06022011 Thank you for your review. I am sorry that you were disappointed. We appreciate your comments nonetheless. Please feel free to contact me personally on your next visit. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More 

Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to leave a cooling off period after our stay in The Cliff house to write a more balanced review as we were so disappointed with our stay . On our arrival we were wowed by the stunning views .We were checked in by a coldly polite receptionist who pointed out that our meal on the Monday night would... More 

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Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear William M Thank you for your review. I am sorry that we did not live up to your expectations. We do try our best to make sure that everyone who stays with us has a very enjoyable stay with us. Please feel free to contact me personally to discuss your stay in more detail, if you like. abartels@thecliffhousehotel.com Kindest... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cliff House Hotel

Address: Middle Road | Ardmore Bay, Ardmore, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Waterford > Ardmore
Price Range: $258 - $555 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cliff House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 39
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Cliff Hotel Ardmore
Cliff House Hotel Ardmore, Ireland - County Waterford
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