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Fairfax Station, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Outstanding hotel with an exceptional restaurant with food at a two-star Michelin level. (It is officially rated with a single star. Gorgeous views from the hotel. Worth a detour. Do not miss dining in the "House" restaurant.

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

Dear Fairfax7401 Thank you so much for your very complementary comments. The team and I really do appreciate them and are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us. Until the next time, Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our stay at this hotel was utterly delightful. The hotel, the warm friendliness and attention of all of its staff staff, the accommodation, food and wine were all of the highest quality and very much appreciated.

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

Dear 561francisb Thank you so much - we really appreciate your visit and hope you can make it back some time. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More 

Ireland
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I and our little girl stayed in the Cliff House Hotel recently. I have to say the staff were exceptional, so polite, friendly and attentive. Our room was amazing, sea view (of course), coffee machine, magazines, books, fridge, two tvs, two fires, the most comfortable armchairs with a huge bathroom, shower, bath. The bar is very comfortable... More 

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

Dear Absolutetraveller Thank you so much for your lovely review. We really appreciate it and we hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back again some time. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed just one night and regret we didn't plan for two. Hotel setting is spectacular as it is built into the cliff and all rooms look out over the water. Rooms were very nice -- probably not 5 star but a solid 4 star room. We ate in the bar and had an outstanding dinner though service needs some... More 

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

Dear tovah123 Thank you so much for your review. We very much appreciate your comments and I do hope we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back some time. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and myself went for Sunday lunch and had not made a reservation just on the of chance we would get a table, we arrived and as we thought no table available and asked if we would wait have a drink and a table may be available in may be 30 min. No problem we said and got our... More 

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

Dear Fred W Thank you for your review and I appreciate your continued custom and valued feedback. We normally never ask anyone to move from a table so I apologise for this instance. Circumstances prevailed that meant we had to make up a larger table using your table. I am sorry that this left a bad taste in your mouth... More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We spent two glorious nights at the Cliff House. We had a room with a commodious terrace overlooking the sea. The welcome, from the moment we set foot in the lobby, until the end of our stay, was warm and cheerful. Everyone was helpful. Our room was more than comfortable. The bed was terrific, as were the sheets and pillows.... More 

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

Dear David49b Thank you so much for your very kind review. It was our pleasure to look after you and thanks for the comments about the bar - we'll improve on your next visit for sure. And I'm delighted that there will be a next visit too; it will be great to see you again. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General... More 

County Cork, Ireland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bar service very poor. Sides came out 10 mins after mains. Waited 30mins to get drink twice. Food was excellent though in bar although expensive. Made up for the poor service. Breakfast was excellent. Service was good then. Views v nice although v dependent on weather and as its Ireland it will be more a miss than a hit. Overall... More 

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

Dear lorainer691 Thank you for your review and we appreciate your comments. Apologies for the delays in service - these are easy fixes and your comments will be relayed to the team. Thanks for recommending us. Kind regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More 

New York, New York, United States
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23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You seriously can't beat the Cliff House Hotel's location: on top of a cliff overlooking a sparkling bay, with quaint-as-heck Ardmore right at your doorstep. The views are spectacular and the architecture makes the most of them, our room was comfortable and interesting and the staff was, for the most part, sweet and helpful. We had a lovely time exploring... More 

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

Dear GnomeDepot Thank you so much for your review and we very much appreciate your comments. They are easy fixes and will be attended to. Looking forward to having the pleasure of welcoming you back hopefully soon, Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More 

Dublin
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful hotel with fantastic views. The staff are so friendly and attentive. Thoroughly enjoyed the stay the hotel was so peaceful and is a perfect place for an activity break or a relaxing spa retreat. I can not wait to return.

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

Dear Louise G Thank you so much for your very kind review. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Kind regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More 

Limerick, Ireland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and i recently stayed in the Cliff House Hotel and while the staff were really nice the hotel lacked a lot. Once you eat in the restaurant you have to leave and there is no bar to sit down and relax in with a drink. If it is fine you can sit outside, but this is Ireland and... More 

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

Dear caitrionaq78 Thank you for your visit and for your review - next time you stay please allow us to show you where the library is - a lovely lounge for relaxing. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • 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
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
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
  • 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: $218 - $523 (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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