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Carrickdale Hotel
Ranked #2 of 8 Hotels in Dundalk
Certificate of Excellence
Portaferry, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
“Good experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2013

This hotel is excellent if staying after a wedding. Rooms are good as is the service and the breakfast. staff are helpful. rooms are well away from the function areas which is a big bonus.There is ample car parking and it is situated just off the Dublin/Belfast motorway. food is reasonably priced.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank irishone1
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MarketingCdale, Marketing at Carrickdale Hotel, responded to this review, July 16, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and indeed our facilities especially the Wedding that you attended. We pride ourselves with good food coupled with good service and a smile from our staff members. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Carrickdale Hotel & Spa in the near future.
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
32 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here on a Saturday night and the place had an excellent buzz as there was a wedding taking place. There is a nine hole pitch and putt course in the garden which is free of charge (you get the balls and clubs from the reception desk of the leisure cent). Our room was huge and very comfy. We had dinner in the bar (only available up until 7pm on a Saturday or you have to go to the restaurant) and the food was great, huge portions and very tasty. Breakfast the next morning was also good. Would stay here again.

Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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MarketingCdale, Marketing at Carrickdale Hotel, responded to this review, June 24, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and got to avail of our pitch & putt - we also have our newly opened basketball & tennis courts alongside our all weather 3G pitch, maybe you could get to avail of these if you return again.
Thank you for your comments in relation to our standard of accommodation and food.
We look forward to seeing you again in the future.
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Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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78 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2013

we rented a "handicapped" access home in Newry. When we arrived we found that it didn't have a wheelchair accessible bathroom on the ground floor.
So we went to the Carrickdale Hotel late on a saturday and it was packed with first communion partys. The woman at the desk took time away from her busy job to help us and rent us an "wheelchair accessible" room ! She even took us up to see the room and make sure it was good for the person in the wheelchair ! The Hotel is very clean, friendly and the food in both the Pub and Restaurant is excellent. We ate there every day of our stay.
A special thanks to the young lady at the desk that saturday night.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank popeye08NewJersey
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MarketingCdale, Marketing at Carrickdale Hotel, responded to this review, June 14, 2013
I am delighted we were able to accommodate you at such short notice. We have several wheelchair accessible rooms in the hotel, so if ever you are wishing to stay again, we will hopefully be able to accommodate you. I am also glad to hear that our staff made every effort to facilitate your requirements. We will look forward to seeing you again in the future.
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donegal
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2013

Had mid week Family break with my husband and 2 toddlers at this hotel and from the moment we arrived until we left we were made so welcome! The receptionist was so helpful think her name was sarah showing us to our room and Olivia and Melissa were so friendly to us every morning taking the time to talk to our little girls and making us feel so at home! breakfast was one of the best I have ever got and our evening meal was excellent! great playground for children.and the gardens were beautiful.... we will be back!

Room Tip: family room at front has lovely view with king size bed and 2 single bed can be a little noisy but i...
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank glendalove
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MarketingCdale, Marketing at Carrickdale Hotel, responded to this review, June 14, 2013
The hotel is a very family friendly hotel and I am delighted to see that you were all looked after by the staff on duty. The playground which is now opened for its second year is fantastic for the children staying at the hotel. Don’t forget we also have free crazy golf, basketball & tennis courts available to all our residents for which you can enjoy the next time you stay!!
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83 reviews
49 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2013

Stayed here for one night in May for my cousins birthday on girls night out package. Staff went to to so much effort, little extra touches for her birthday made it really special. The spa was amazing, so modern and better than four seasons (5 star) in Dublin. We had our nails done, the girls were lovely, and we used the outdoor hot tub which was such a treat. Food was gorgeous, breakfast lunch and dinner was all fresh, carvery was brilliant and again staff going the extra mile. Room was spacious and spotless. Hotel exterior doesnt do justice to the brilliant spa and restaurant. Would definitely come back again. No complaints at all.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank CC9261
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MarketingCdale, Marketing at Carrickdale Hotel, responded to this review, June 14, 2013
Thank you for your wonderful comments – The spa offers many different treatments and is very popular with all our guests – We have several 1 and 2 night packages which you can avail of so that you can relax and enjoy a break away. We hope to see you again in the hotel in the near future.
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London, United Kingdom
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200 reviews
83 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2013

We were on our way from Southern UK to NW of Belfast and needed a good nights sleep + feed and found this gem of a stop over. The receptionists were extremely helpful, the room which we had just booked "king" actually had an American super king, and two singles. Very decent bed as we had a fit night of sleep with a great selection of Irish and international TV and Free Wifi that was very fast.

We went down to the pub instead of the restaurant and had a very nice meal with a couple pints of cider that went very well -- great service in the bar.

Breakfast service was a bit hit-n-miss but there's three choices: continental, selection or Full Irish and there was so much on the continental that filled us well.

We'll definitely stay over again with out question!

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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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MarketingCdale, Marketing at Carrickdale Hotel, responded to this review, May 16, 2013
Thank you for your wonderful comments about our reception team, standard of accommodation, and meals you experienced at the hotel – I am delighted you had a wonderful experience, and we hope to see you back in the hotel in the near future.
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Waterford City
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38 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2013 via mobile

Where to start? This hotel has EVERYTHING! From the time we were greeted at reception by the smiling Orla, things just got better.

This is a family-owned hotel. And it shows at every turn. Possibly the most polite and helpful staff we have encountered anywhere.

Wonderful accommodation, terrific food, and a terrific leisure centre and spa. The surrounding countryside towards would rival Kerry any day. The view from the room we stayed in (609) was wonderful.

Prices are excellent value also. In short, the complete package. Could we find ANYTHING wrong? Short answer - no!

We WILL be back!

  • Stayed May 2013
    • 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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Thank Eamonn B
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MarketingCdale, Marketing at Carrickdale Hotel, responded to this review, May 16, 2013
Thank you for your lovely comments – I am delighted you were greeted by a happy reception team and will pass this onto Orla! The hotel is family-owned as you stated, and this makes it different from most hotels, with a wonderful family friendly atmosphere experienced throughout with terrific facilities including our leisure centre and spa. There are so many things to see and do around the local area including beautiful drives/walks/cycle routes that staying at the Carrickdale Hotel & Spa is a must!!!
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Property: Carrickdale Hotel
Address: Carrickcarnon | Ravensdale, Dundalk, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Louth > Dundalk
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 8 Hotels in Dundalk
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Carrickdale Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 115
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