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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love the location of the Cliff House Hotel. Reception staff were very friendly. Stopped off here for dinner on a tour of west Waterford. Did the cliff walk first which was muddy and wet in spots after rain so the Hunter wellies were a good choice. Then headed in to the bar for dinner. Starter was disappointing - monkfish...

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Dublin
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent a lovely evening here. Had the bar food. The food was super. The menu is limited and is €45 for three courses. The staff were very welcoming and the atmosphere was perfect. It is fine dining in a relaxed atmosphere. Went to the spa on the Saturday and it was 3 hours of heaven. Lovely lunch after. Overall a...

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Ratoath, Ireland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must for your wish list. Room to die for and a balcony to really let you enjoy the magnificent sea views. Bathrooms out of this world. Safe for valuables and fridge for bubbles. What more do you need. Dinner was excellent. We chose to have the wine tasting menu to accompany the food and this was a very god...

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Dalkey Dublin Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This second visit to Cliff House was excellent. Breakfast was so relaxing and the food so deliciously tasty. The staff were outstanding. The food,both in the bar and the restaurant was wonderful A visit to Cliff House will not disappoint .

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Second time. Pool was closed the last time so good to experience that. Lovely staff and very relaxing hotel. Ate in the restaurant this time which is very Michelin starry. Shame you can't have the tasting menu by yourself - my husband would have preferred a la carte. Super champagne.

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Kilkenny, Ireland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent place to stay and relax. We stayed in a standard room with a sea view on two occassions and the room and views were super. The Cliff walk is very good, even in weather. We ate in the Bar the 1st time and the restaurant the 2nd time. We preferred the Bar for the atmosphere and the food was...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived quite early around 1.40pm so we were told by the porter that he’d come find us (check in starts at 3pm) we went to the bar and enjoyed the amazing views, then had a look at the pool and after some time we went back to the bar. 3pm came still no sign of him, 5 minutes later...

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

Dear Aaron F Thank you for staying with us and for reviewing us. I very much appreciate your comments. It is a pity that you did not make them known to us at the time of your stay as we would have loved to chat to you about them. We will address the issues that you raised as they are...

Dublin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed here a couple of times before and our opinion is still the same. Always made welcome by the well trained staff throughout the hotel from parking to room cleaning and bar and waiting staff. Comfy bed good shower nice views what else would I need. The food is also of a high standard and dinner in the...

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

Dear 500SL That's so nice to hear - thank you for such a great review. Consistency is one of our main goals and we are glad that we achieve it in your case. Look forward to welcoming you back again, Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for lunch at the end of September last year. We had a very enjoyable time. Everything about the lunch was fabulous with the most amazing view. I enquired about staying sometime this year and the girl on reception immediately took me to show me one of the bedrooms which was gorgeous. She also told us to go down...

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

Dear Murphy33 Thanks for visiting and come and stay for longer soon! Kind regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager

Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a blissful night at the Cliff house hotel in Ardmore with my husband and baby daughter recently. We are from Waterford city so it was a short and pleasant trip. Great for a last minute getaway ! We received a very warm welcome when we arrived. We had stayed there before and it was as amazing as the first...

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

Dear loldoll Thank you so much for your review. Glad that you made the short trip from Waterford to stay with us and even more glad that you were well looked after. Hope to see you back again some time, Kind regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
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: $216 - $451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cliff House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
Cliff Hotel Ardmore
Cliff House Hotel Ardmore, Ireland - County Waterford
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“Worth spending the bit extra for a room with a balcony”
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