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Seven Oaks Hotel
Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Carlow
Certificate of Excellence
1 review
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“Surpassed all expectations in every aspect.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2013

I stayed here with my family for 1 night recently and we couldn't have of asked for a better hotel. The reception area was very hospitable and warm. The room was very spacious, clean and had a great relaxing effect on us.

We had dinner in the bar and it was brilliant. We all had different dishes but we were all very satisfied with the quick service and taste of each dish. The waiters and waitresses were very friendly and efficient. Absolutely brilliant!

We slept great that night and were really looking forward to breakfast the next morning, we weren't disapointed. Lovely Breakfast.

The location was brilliant considering we like to go on long walks when staying in hotels. The staff were very helpful and welcoming trying to make each moment an enjoyable one. It was great value for money considering all we got and the huge suite. Definitely a place we'll stay again!

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Alexis101
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
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  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2013

26 of us stayed here for one night for my sister's hen party and I would definitely recommend it. Each and every staff member we encountered could not have been more helpful. I contacted Aisling to book and she was most helpful in accommodating any changes I had nearer the time. We had our own private dining room for dinner so we could make as much noise as we wanted and all our bedrooms were located beside each other in the same corridor. One thing to note was that the bedrooms were a good distance from reception but that didnt bother us. If you are looking for something to do while there we went to the roller disco which was 2 euro a head in taxi from hotel and we had a ball! it is walking distance to nightlife (10 mins max) but again get a taxi 2 euro a head if you dont fancy walking in heels. We went to Scraggs and reserved an area in Dinn Ri.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Roisin G
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Belfast
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84 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2013

We stayed at the Seven Oakes Hotel in Carlow from Friday to Monday. The rooms are a good size with a double bed and single bed in each and a modern, bright bathroom. Tea making faciliites were available, including biscuits.
The beds were extremely comfortable. Although the hotel was fully booked we did not hear any noise late at night.
The breakfast was well organised and piping hot, as was the bar and restaurant food. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful and everyone seemed to be in a 'party' mood, but not noisy. The food and drink prices were very resonable and Carlow itself is only 25 minutes from Kilkenny - a town everyone should visit. A hairdryer, iron and ironing board is in every room. They have a country band in the ballroom every Wednesday night for the remainder of the year. The Leisure Centre is bright and very clean and well equipped, with very friendly staff. I will definitely be visiting the Seven Oakes hotel again as soon as possible. Wireless internet was excellent and available everywhere in the hotel.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank 1969Traveller
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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2013

Spent 3 nights in the hotel. This is a lovely 3 star just minutes from Carlow town centre. Food was very good, staff were nice and helpful, rooms were clean and attended to everyday. Downside to the hotel was our room was located above the recepition area which was very noisey. As such on Friday and Saturday night there was a lot of people outside chatting and smoking whilst we tried to sleep. It might be an idea for the hotel to either move the smoking area or advise people of such when they allocate them the room. Pint of stout is excellent however no entertainment in the pub any of the nights we stayed.

In summary I would go back again but would look for a room away from the recepition for a nice quiet sleep.

Room Tip: Dont stay above the recepition.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank DermoConcertina
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Dublin, Ireland
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2013

My husband and i stayed just one night, the staff could not have been more helpful, and the hospitality was excellent, from reception desk to the bar staff, the hotel is within easy walking distance of the town centre. Excellent value for money, we will stay here again.


Veronica, Dublin

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Veronica L
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Leixlip, Ireland
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63 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2013

Stayed here 4 my friends 30th, staff were lovely, hotel was lovely, great location, 10 of us got mini bus to the din ri 2euro ahead perfect 4 us as majority of us were in heals. food was really nice i got the fillet cod was delicious. only problem i had the drink was expensive bottle of heineken was €5 & a pint was €4.80. i wouldn't let that put me off returning we had great craic in the residents bar when we came back later on that night.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank CiaraBEire
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Paris, France
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2013

Stayed for one night but wished I could have stayed for longer!! Beds were very comfy, rooms clean. Staff were extremely helpful and mannerly :) over all lovely stay.The hotel's location is good. Easily accessed by car and then just a few minutes walk to the town centre

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank GERARD L
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Property: Seven Oaks Hotel
Address: Seven Oaks Hotel Athy Road, Carlow, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Carlow > Carlow
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Carlow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Seven Oaks Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 89
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The 4 Star Seven Oaks Hotel is one of the foremost hotels in Carlow and Leinster. From the moment you step into our magnificent reception area you will enjoy the warmest of Irish welcomes from our friendly staff, whose attention to your every need will ensure that you will want to return again and again. Carlow is now only 45 minutes from the M50 roundabout in Dublin. Conveniently located just 3 minutes walk from Carlow town centre, the Seven Oaks Hotel has long enjoyed an enviable reputation as one of the premier wedding and conferencing hotels in Carlow. A large private complimentary carpark, coupled with close proximity to the local bus/train station makes the the Seven Oaks Hotel an ideal place to stay. ... more   less 
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