We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Good after a bad start!”

Best prices for -
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 7 more sites!
Boyne Valley Hotel & Country Club
Ranked #5 of 5 Hotels in Drogheda
Newry, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
69 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Good after a bad start!”
Reviewed December 12, 2011

We stayed there this weekend and what a bad start! The room we got had nail holes in the wall, paper torn of walls, saggy beds setc. Complained and were offered another room which smelled. Were going to lesave when we were offered another room in the new end which was fine except they had to put a mattress on the floor for our child. To make up for this we were gien free dinner with winwe which was very good.
The rest of out stay was fine-why we were not put in a new room from the start beggers belief!

Room Tip: Ask for a room in the new section
See more room tips
  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank catherine262
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

440 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    112
    137
    97
    47
    47
See reviews for
141
144
11
46
Rating summary
  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (70)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 8, 2011

I am writting to compliment the staff for the wonderful time they helped us to have this weekend.

Laura on the front desk was so bubbly and welcoming , Darragh looked after us in the restaurant and he was charming, efficient and basically entertained us throughout the meal.

During the evening we meet a wonderful lady, I think she was in management, blonde glamourous lady, unfortunately did not get her name, she made my mam and my aunt , my friend and her mam feel like she was there just to look after us. She was amazing and spoke to everyone and we were so suprised to see her again at breakfast and was still in the same good humour.

All of the above together with wonderful food and lively entertainment made our night and day complete.

I definitely will be returning again for another visit.

Room Tip: One of our party had a hip replacement and it was great to see that a gound floor room with a walk i...
See more room tips
  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Orla K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
laytown
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 7, 2011

2nd of december finally came the day of our wedding.from the moment we arrived at the hotel we were treated like royalty.Catherine the manager was on hand as we entered the hotel and the day just got better and better.From the floor staff to the barmen from waitresses to waiters they were fantastic,they could not do enough for us.the old charm of the hotel was fab and fullof character it was superb.The bar food was excellent and went down a treat.the whole weekend was fantastic ...We cannot thank you enough for all you done for us over the weekend it was just fantastic..
We will be bak again hopefully sooner rather than later .Again thank you all for a fantastic weekend xxxxx derek,marion graham

Room Tip: all rooms are fab
See more room tips
  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank MariongLaytown
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Ballymena, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 5, 2011

From the moment we arrived we were made to feel at home by the friendly receptionist Deirdre and the General Manager Catherine. Four of us travelled from Co. Antrim to celebrate my 40th Anniversary and my 60th Birthday. All the staff were very friendly and helpful and nothing was too big a request for them, Tony and Niall, the bar staff were magnificent, they joined in the banter and craic with us in the comfortable surroundings of the lounge and bar. The dinning room staff, led by Katrina, were efficient and helpful. The food was delicious thanks to the culinary skills of a brilliant chef. All the staff were excellent and helped make our stay memorable..
An afternoon in the Sauna, pool and jacuzzi helped relax us after a mornings shopping in Drogheda. All in all this was a brilliant place to share a long weekend with friends and I would offer my thanks to Catherine McGovern, (general manager), for all her hard work in making my celebrations complete!!

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Doreen D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Catherine M, General Manager at Boyne Valley Hotel & Country Club, responded to this review, December 7, 2011
Dear Guest,

I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay here at the Boyne Valley Hotel & Country Club. It is really heartening to view such positive feedback on Tripadvisor. We work extremely hard to ensure that all our guests thoroughly enjoy their stay with us. I will be passing your comments regarding your stay to all the team here.

We really hope to see you in the near future,
Kind regards,
Catherine McGovern
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 5, 2011

From start to finish a joy . On reception net with warmth and courtesy . Room was comfortable and very clean . Food in the restaurant was beautiful . We were going out for the night but decided to stay in as there was no where that could match for friendliness and all round hospitality . The biggest asset the hotel has is its staff . Everyone went out of their way to help . If other hotels are looking to set themselves the standards required to run a top class hotel they should spend some time in the Boyne valley . To top all this off it all sits in beautiful grounds and has top notch facilities . Could not ask for more . Well done all involved

  • Stayed December 2011
    • Value
    • Location
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank dempseymark
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Catherine M, General Manager at Boyne Valley Hotel & Country Club, responded to this review, December 7, 2011
Dear Guest,

Many thanks for choosing to stay with us here at the Boyne Valley Hotel & Country Club. I am happy to hear that we exceeded your expectations. It will be encouraging for my staff to hear how impressed you were by their level of service; they are a credit to themselves! I will also be passing your comments regarding the food to our culinary team.

We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel again soon

Kind regards,
Catherine McGovern
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dublin, Ireland
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed December 4, 2011

Just back from Boyne Valley , an all in wedding reception and an xtra night to recover.Staff come top of the list , nothing was too much for them , from the floor staff to the management.All you had to do was ask and it was done.The bar staff were so friendly and the food was fantastic. We had a few kids down for the wedding and they were kept entertained day and night by the friendly staff and managers , we all know it only takes one grumpy face to spoil a weekend but even though the staff work so hard they always had a smile for everyone, young and old. Parts of the hotel have retained their historical character but there is a modern wing aswell.The leisure centre is great again staff very helpful and friendly. So if you have'nt quessed already .....we can't wait to get back there,
All the best to the staff and we will see you soon.
p.s. the barfood comes from their top class restaurant and is excellently cooked and great value.

Room Tip: Discuss your requirements , high ceilings or any preferences , they will help.
See more room tips
  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Paul G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Catherine M, General Manager at Boyne Valley Hotel & Country Club, responded to this review, December 7, 2011
Dear Guest,

Many thanks for choosing to stay with us here at the Boyne Valley Hotel & Country Club. I am happy to hear that we exceeded your expectations. It will be encouraging for my staff to hear how impressed you were by their level of service; they are a credit to themselves! I will also be passing your comments regarding the food to our culinary team.

We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel again soon
Kind regards,
Catherine McGovern
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dublin, Ireland
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 2, 2011

We stayed in this hotel for one night on the 26th November. The athmosphere was lovely and the staff very friendly. Eventhough the hotel was fully booked you never felt lost in that the staff always acknowledged you when you passed through the lobby. The food was good and the Guinness even better, according to my husband, which is good for a "hotel" pint. Nothing was an effort which is why i would recommend it for a little chill time. We walk in Drogheda, 30 mins max. As the hotel is in of the road you felt you were in another world. The smell of the tress as you walked up the drive was beautiful. Will be back

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
2 Thank frank t
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Drogheda
1.4 mi away
The d Hotel Drogheda
The d Hotel Drogheda
#2 of 5 in Drogheda
1,206 reviews
1.7 mi away
Westcourt Hotel
Westcourt Hotel
#3 of 5 in Drogheda
357 reviews
1.6 mi away
Scholars Townhouse Hotel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.5 mi away
Glenside Hotel
Glenside Hotel
#4 of 5 in Drogheda
253 reviews
8.7 mi away
Bracken Court Hotel
Bracken Court Hotel
#1 of 1 in Balbriggan
787 reviews
5.3 mi away
CityNorth Hotel & Conference Centre
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Boyne Valley Hotel & Country Club? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Boyne Valley Hotel & Country Club

Property: Boyne Valley Hotel & Country Club
Address: Dublin Road, Drogheda, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Louth > Drogheda
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 5 Hotels in Drogheda
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Boyne Valley Hotel & Country Club 3*
Number of rooms: 52
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Boyne Valley Hotel In Drogheda is a beautiful 19th century country house hotel set at the end of a tree lined avenue and featuring 16 acres of landscaped gardens and woodland. Located just 20 minutes from Dublin Airport, this 3 star county Louth hotel has so much to offer you. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, Priceline, TripOnline SA, Hotwire and Cheap Tickets so you can book your Boyne Valley Hotel & Country Club reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Boyne Valley Hotel And Country Club
Best Western Hotel Drogheda
Best Western Drogheda
Drogheda Best Western

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing