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Hodson Bay Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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County Mayo, Ireland
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Just back from a wonderful stay at the Hudson Bay Hotel. The hotel is amazingly run and the staff are so efficient. The leisure facilities are fantastic and the juice bar is a wonderful addtition. I will definetly be a repeat customer.

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10Thank H_Gibbons
Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear H_Gibbons, Thank you for your wonderful review- I’m delighted to read that your experience at the hotel has encouraged you to return to us. We are continuously trying to offer choices for guests and our juice bar is a fantastic alternative with smoothies and juices made fresh- the ideal refreshment after a spa treatment or swim! As you mentioned,...

County Leitrim, Ireland
Reviewed 16 November 2015

We had a work party in the hotel recently. The staff looked after us very well. I am glutton free and the staff went out of their way to accommodate me and ensure I had plenty of options. I had not told them beforehand about my dietary requirements.

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10Thank Oonagh H
Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Oonagh H, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with this review. We always aim to provide our guests with choice, particularly those with dietary requirements. Our Executive Head Chef Gavin O’Rourke and his team are extremely creative and are continuously looking at new and exciting ways to impress our guests. I’m delighted that my team were...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

Needs a paint on the outside reception and bar area are lovely food is nice we stayed on the 3rd floor lovely lake view from the room. Room itself is quite nice lots of space and comfortable beds. The chairs are also quite nice. The bathroom seriously needs a bit of work and for some reason the shower curtain was...

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Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Flipmc88, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with this review. As you mentioned, the team here are fantastic and go above and beyond to ensure that all our guests have a pleasant stay. You have mentioned some areas that you weren't satisfied with during your stay- while I'm disappointed that this was the case, I appreciate...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

I stayed here with a group overnight for a birthday and thoroughly enjoyed it! We got the package with dinner, bed and breakfast and I think it was really good value considering the size of the rooms, the quality of the food at dinner and breakfast and the facilities. In particular the pool was great with lots of 'hydro' features...

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10Thank Hotel-kinda-girl
Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hotel-kinda-girl, Thank you for sharing your experience with us and for recommending the hotel to other potential guests. We are always looking to provide value for money for guests but also with exceptional food, service and facilities included- judging by your review I am inclined to presume that we have succeeded in our quest! I will certainly ensure that...

County Donegal, Ireland
Reviewed 15 November 2015

At a conference at the weekend. Amazing staff, friendliest most helpful staff ever I have encountered in this country! Hotel so busy yet service was superb, food was outstanding and affordable. Will be back.

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Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear sulogai, Thank you for your wonderful review of the hotel- I am thrilled that you enjoyed the conference that you attended. I am blessed to have a team who work extremely hard to ensure our guests receive the best possible service and I’m delighted that their efforts have not gone unnoticed. I look forward to having you return to...

Ireland
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

This is not my first visit to the Hodson Bay hotel. I have stayed many times. On this occasion I was attending a large conference. Check in was very efficient and as we were early our room was not ready. However our luggage was secured safely in luggage room and we went to the bar where we had a very...

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Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Eimear99, Thank you for yet another wonderful review of Hodson Bay Hotel! I’m delighted that my team were able to assist you during your stay. Your comments regarding the team members you encountered who were friendly and helpful are much appreciated, I am extremely lucky to have a great team who naturally shine when it comes to enhancing our...

Newry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Great location, staff really friendly and helpful, food in both bar and restaurant amazing. Had a spa treatment included in our booking, which was great, could really unwind and recharge the batteries. Room was excellent overlooking the lake, seperate bath and shower in ensuite. Wifi available all over hotel.

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10Thank Musil79
Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Musil79, Wow, what a fantastic review you have provided- you have touched on some very important aspects of our offering. At Hodson Bay Hotel, good food and exceptional service are central to our focus with the overall aim of providing an enjoyable experience for guests! I will certainly pass your kind words on to the entire team here, they...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 13 November 2015

We stayed at the Hodson Bay Hotel for Mid-Term again this year as we had such a fantastic time last year. Check-in was so efficient and Jana was so friendly. She explained our whole package to us and had us in our room very promptly! And wow - what a room. We had a gorgeous room with loads of space...

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Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nicola C, Thank you for taking the time to provide yet another review of the hotel. A pleasant check in always sets the tone for the remainder of a guests stay, I’m delighted that Jana made welcomed you and made you feel at home here. As you mentioned, the views overlooking Lough Ree are spectacular, thank you for sharing...

Ennis, Ireland
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Been to this hotel many times as it is a great central location to meet up with others travelling from other parts of Ireland. The hotel is large now, originally a country house fronting onto lough derg a boating haven and a great golf course beside it. Yet it is a short 10 minute drive to Athlone and shops. The...

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Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MarOReilly, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us- it is lovely to hear such kind comments from a regular guest. Our central location is one of our best assets and the views overlooking Lough Ree are simply spectacular regardless of the time of year. We are extremely lucky in that over the years we have received...

clifden
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

I had a voucher for the spa which was due to run out so I quickly booked a half day spa visit. I went for a destress massage which included the most Devine facial. My masseuse was a consummate professional, welcoming and a firm touch when needed during massage. I fully availed of the relaxation room and had a wonderful...

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Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear katClifden, Thank you so much for this wonderful review- I am delighted you enjoyed your experience at the Spa at Hodson Bay. It certainly is a fantastic facility to have on-site with therapists who are highly qualified in their respective fields. The relaxation room overlooking Lough Ree provides the perfect ending to a relaxing day- I never tire of...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the gorgeous shores of Lough Ree and with 176 bedrooms, the 4-Star Hodson Bay Hotel is the premier choice for a divine relaxation getaway. With scenic lakeshore walks, championship golf courses and lake cruises on our doorstep, you’ll have a rich choice of enjoyable activities. For families, we have our fully supervised Penguin Kids Camp with fun and games to keep all our little VIPs entertained. Why not avail of our babysitting service and relax in our onsite spa? Or enjoy quality family time in our leisure centre complete with kiddies pool. 'Retreat at Hodson Bay’ is an area of the hotel which is exclusively for adults to ensure your stay is restful and that you are guaranteed peace and quiet to unwind in the beautifully-designed rooms. To revive and rejuvenate yourself, take advantage of our award-winning 'Spa at Hodson Bay'. Both of our restaurants offer mouth-watering local produce; and to end the day take a seat along our lakeview conservatory or enjoy our nightly in-house complimentary activities. The heart of the Midlands is a magical place, so treat yourself to a break in this picturesque setting and let our dedicated staff make your stay one to remember ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hodson Bay Hotel

Address: | Hodson Bay, Athlone N37 XR82, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Westmeath > Athlone
Price Range: $153 - $351 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hodson Bay Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 176
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Also Known As:
Hodson Bay Athlone
Hotel Hodson Bay
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Athlone
#3 Business Hotel in Athlone
#4 Family Hotel in Athlone
#4 Romantic Hotel in Athlone
#5 Luxury Hotel in Athlone
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“rooms in retreat area on corners or sea view and high level”
paddywack1, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“Best views from higher front rooms. Adults only section was quiet.”
crunchie36, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“The 'Retreat' rooms are part of the Spa/Pool complex, and look far nicer/quieter”
ANeilson, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Stay away or ask for a room in the new section of the hotel”
kerrygirl123, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“quiet comfortable clean”
832aineg, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
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