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Athy, Ireland
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

loved this hotel , rooms comfortable and spotless and staff very friendly food fantastic location close to Carlow town no traffic noise , I would recommend this hotel couples family and solo travellers

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DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi dessi1, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a 5 star review. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay so much and for your recommendation. Our staff are our gemstones and they certainly know how to make all our guests feel welcome. Being so ideally situated and surrounded by the beautiful countryside does... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 April 2016

we come here very often, excellent bright rooms ,helpful staff,and good food,beautiful grounds for relaxing beside the river, five minutes to town Center lots to see and do, forest walks,, and nearby places to visit, especially if you like gardens ,lots of things happening in hotel ,dancing etc.,

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1 Thank MOSSY49
DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi MOSSY49, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so lucky to be so ideally situated within short distance of all major routes and amenities, while still being surrounded by the beautiful countryside. We are always so happy to have our customers return to us and knowing that it's our staff and food and location that is... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Stayed here a few times. Enjoyed relaxing/fishing in the beautifully landscaped grounds, along the banks of the River Barrow (the manager kindly loaned me his fishing rod!). The hotel has the look of a charming country estate and the feel of a tastefully appointed boutique hotel. The food was so good we ate in most evenings - the friendly staff... More 

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2 Thank Frank S
DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Frank S, Thank you so much for your 5 star review. It's great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us so much, and great you got to take in a spot of fishing which we are renowned for here. We are so lucky to be nestled on the banks of the River barrow and surrounded by the idyllic... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Lovely relaxed setting, spacious en suite room with tea/coffee facilities. The room was spotless and well maintained during our stay. We were in room 103, same as the last time we stayed lol. Would have preferred a room with a more of a view than the hedge outside our window but anyway, we weren't there to look out the window.... More 

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DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Naomi F, Thank you so much for your 5 star review and a Happy Anniversary. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and got to experience first hand our friendly and attentive staff. We endeavour to make every guest feel like the Woodford Dolmen Hotel is a home away from home and its our... More 

Newry, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Business trip, stay over. Good value for money and a nice room. The bed was very comfortable and enjoyed the stay. The menu is a bit limited and portions a little basic and small but tasty. Staff were friendly and efficient.

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1 Thank JSFerry1
DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi JSFerry1, Thank you for writing us such a lovely review. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. You got to experience first hand our friendly and efficient staff they are such a big asset to us here. Thank you once again for taking the time to write us a review and we look... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Visited Carlow for the first time ever..... I wasn't disappointed. The hotel was immaculately clean and welcoming. The venue for the wedding ceremony was stunning and the reception was equally stunning. The meal was fabulous and excelled all expectations. I wouldn't hesitate to return..... One word - Amazing!

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DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi janineb560, Thanks so much for your 5 star review. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. The events team are renowned for their attention to detail and making every wedding a fairytale experience. Our food is something which we often get praised for- we are so lucky to have such a strong and talented team... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016

We stayed here for one night for our first wedding anniversary. It's a lovely hotel, with beautiful fields surrounding the it. Very easy to get to from Dublin which is always good. The hotel is somewhat old fashioned but that's my taste so I loved it. Bedrooms are a little dated but the bed was very comfy, heavier curtains would... More 

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DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Tanya1232014, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so lucky to be surrounded by the idyllic views of the Killeshin hills & River Barrow and beautiful countryside. Being conveniently located off the M9 which does, as you said make it easy to get to from Dublin. I am as always so proud to hear great compliments... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Stayed for 3 nights, suite 302, lovely room well away from any hotel activities, spacious and airy, bathroom luxurious with an air bath, very refreshing. Reception staff are lovely, special mention to Emma who listened to our family history ramblings! Restaurant staff again very considerate and very more than happy to help us with our special eating requests.

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1 Thank mas5544
DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi mas5544, Thank you so much for your 5 star review. It makes my day to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much and got to experience our friendly and efficient staff. Emma is certainly a big asset to reception and she was really interested to hear the tales of your Family history. Our suites do make for a... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for three nights in a corporate bed breakfast and dinner package. Excellent value. Room was beautiful, wifi very good and food very good also. Staff I have to say are amazing. Very friendly and always smiling!! Lovely location!!

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1 Thank 69rufus
DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi 69rufus, Thank you so much for your 5 star review. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much and got to experience our friendly and helpful staff who certainly are a huge asset to us. Our corporate dinner and accommodation package is very competitive, and we certainly know the importance of being able to... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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44 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Stayed at Woodford Domen Hotel three nights last week,( four of us). Arrived on the Sunday in time for lunch, food was beautifully cooked and of excellent quality. It was very busy but staff were efficient & pleasent. Receptionist Ciara checked us in, a mindful of information with regard to the goings on in Carlow & excellent on directions. Truly... More 

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DolmenManager, General Manager at Woodford Dolmen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi wixkiely, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much as we pride ourselves on customer satisfaction and ensure that the quality of our service is of a high standard. The team here are definitely our biggest asset, throughout the hotel. Ciara and Emma on reception are our... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Woodford Dolmen Hotel

Address: Kilkenny Road, Carlow, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Carlow > Carlow
Price Range: $100 - $213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Woodford Dolmen Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 83
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“Rooms are outdated and not the cleanest. We paid $80.00 and I was quite disappointed.”
 of 5 bubbles rdamendola, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the rear of the hotel have a wonderful view of the grounds.”
 of 5 bubbles , 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“best in town”
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“Get a room at the back of the hotel to get a view of the river and the grounds.”
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“Most rooms have a good view.”
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