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Four Seasons Hotel
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Carlingford
County Kerry
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
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“Great Staff - Nice Hotel”
Reviewed June 21, 2010

We would like to compliment the Staff and Management of the Four Seasons Hotel in Carlingford. We were on mid week 4 night stay ( no weekend parties )
We were victims of the Ash when our flight to Spain was cancelled in April. On the spur of the moment we rang the Hotel to enquire availability for a few nights - we spoke to Patricia who was a perfect ambassador for the hotel - she offered us a great package
for four days. Her professional handling of our enquiry guaranteed our acceptance of her offer . On our arrival we received a warm greeting and after check in we were shown to the Taaffe suite - which was great as we assumed we would have a standard room.
The room had everything we required ( except WFI. which I told was down as they had to wait on a part to come from England!!! a little odd I think.) The hotel was busy but we were never disturbed with any noise at night.
We had dinner on two nights food and service was very good . We ate out in Carlingford on the other nights where we had a particularly good meal in Magees.
Breakfast was excellent the buffet and the attention from staff made the morning for us.
Carlingford is a lovely town to walk around and is a great base for touring into counties Down and Armagh.
dinglekerries.

  • Stayed April 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 30, 2010

We spent four nights in the Four season carlingford recently. It was a midweek break so i can't comment on the hen or stag parties! We were very impressed with the staff from the check in desk to the bar staff. The breakfast was fine, nothing spectacular, could have done with a better selection if you are not into the full irish. The rooms are just ok. We were upgraded on the second night to a suite which to be honest would be a bog standard room in most other hotels i have stayed in. It did have a jacuzzi bath but not a separate shower. it had a hose attached to the bath and no shower curtain. The balcony off the room was great but it is shared with the room next door which i found to be very strange especially when the patio door is the only source of fresh air in the room as there is no air con. Would i return, yes but i would ensure that i had requested an upgrade. The village is great, fantastic restaurants.

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled as a couple
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iRELAND
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Reviewed May 14, 2010

the hotel is in a fantastic location but in my opinion, that is all it has going for it - your breath is taken away by the views of the mountains and the lough and then you go into this dark and in some places dingy hotel, and it is a real disappointment. It seems to be full of weddings and hen parties so if you are looking for a quiet weekend away - this is not the hotel for you! My room was awful - beside the leisure centre so it stank of chlorine. i was woken up at 6.30am by the music being turned on in the leisure centre. No toiletries in the bathrooms, although there are tea/coffee making facilities which i always appreciate. Staff, to be fair, were very friendly, but to me this hotel does not do its location justice. Food not worth bothering about - typical bad hotel food- there are lots of nice restaurants in the village

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled on business
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KILDARE
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Reviewed February 23, 2010

Lovely views if you were lucky enough to get a room looking out onto the lough or mountains. Staff very friendly. Night porter Brendan very nice. Would stay again. Dinner was fab and plenty of it. Would I go back? Yes I would.

Stayed February 2010, traveled with friends
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donegal
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Reviewed February 12, 2010

The Hotel was perfect. Avoid the meals if you can . The food we got was lovely but the menu was very restricted and there are so many places to eat in the village.
Staff were lovely, very welcoming and informative,if you want atmosphere go into the village , its only 5 mins walk.
A lot of hen parties but didnt cause any problems. The bird-watching conference was rowdier.
Bring your hiking shoes and take advantage of the cooley and mourne mountains.

  • Stayed February 2010, traveled as a couple
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ireland
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Reviewed February 2, 2010

for a hotel that gets lots of hen parties, the staff were very nice and friendly. Reception, bar and breakfast service were all very friendly. Location of the hotel is perfact

  • Stayed January 2010, traveled with friends
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Northern Ireland
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Reviewed January 15, 2010

We had our wedding in the hotel on Friday, 8th January 2010, prior to even arranging a meeting with the manager to book our wedding we paid a couple of visits to the hotel for dinner and to see how the place was run, We were impressed and duly made an appointment to see the manager. We stayed in the hotel from the 7th until 10th January, at every stage of our stay we were soooo impressed with the staff, the food, the homely atmosphere. We cannnot praise the staff enough, nothing was too much trouble. The Wedding guests were so impressed with the standard of the hotel that they are planning to go back.... a very well run, family friendly hotel. Thank you to Lorraine & Peter and the rest of the staff for being so attentive. A credit to the Tourist industry.

  • Stayed January 2010
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Property: Four Seasons Hotel
Address: Carlingford, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Louth > Cooley Peninsula > Carlingford
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Carlingford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Four Seasons Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 54
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