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Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

As always, lunch was amazing. Staff were so professional at all times. It can be Difficult to serve hot food when waiting for speeches etc at a lunch like this launching an event but the waiting staff managed to achieve this.

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WaterfordDot, Owner at Dooley's Hotel Waterford, responded to this review

Dear Wexford_Gal2013, Thank you for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that you found the Harvest Lunch amazing and that our team were so professional at all times. We enjoy the opportunity to be able to showcase so many local artisan food and beverage producers. We look forward to welcoming you back to Dooley's Hotel...

Kildare, Ireland
Reviewed 28 September 2015

EASY 140 for dinner and the night was a breeze. Staff on hand everywhere and all able to deal with everything. Well done Tracy Mc Daid and team. Weekend was a dream and even the weather was on out side

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WaterfordDot, Owner at Dooley's Hotel Waterford, responded to this review

Dear Oriel W, Our team were thrilled with your lovely comments on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that your function went well and that our team were on hand to deal with everything. We look forward to welcoming you back to Dooley's Hotel Waterford. Kind regards Tina Darrer

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2015

A perfect location on the waterfront although sadly my room view was at the back of the hotel. The hotel was very good staff were very friendly and the rooms very clean. Both breakfast and evening meals were good. Parking is not a problem all be it on the other side over the road. I would certainly stay here again

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WaterfordDot, Owner at Dooley's Hotel Waterford, responded to this review

Dear Ken B, Thank you for choosing to stay with us here in Dooley's Hotel Waterford. We are delighted that you found Dooley's the perfect location, our staff very friendly and our rooms were very clean. We have shared your comments with our team and we look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Tina Darrer

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 26 September 2015

This was a one-night stay without previous reservation. Reception staff were excellent. Staff was extremely helpful when I needed assistance for an illness in the middle of the night. Staff then followed up the next morning to see if everything was ok. Beautiful and clean facility including our guest room.

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WaterfordDot, Owner at Dooley's Hotel Waterford, responded to this review

Dear ohiotraveler109, Thank you for your lovely comments. We are delighted you found our staff excellent and extremely helpful. I do hope that this finds you now in good health. We hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back to Dooley's Hotel. Kind regards Tina Darrer

Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 24 September 2015

If you like modern hotels with modern conveniences don't stay here. If you like historic buildings, restored hotels with all the comforts then this might fit your bill. Located on waterfront with the city center just a short walk (10 minutes). Restaurant and bar attached. Rooms were small but comfortable. Full baths. WiFi was free throughout and very fast. Windows...

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WaterfordDot, Owner at Dooley's Hotel Waterford, responded to this review

Dear Don49680, Thank you for your lovely comments on Tripadvisor. My grandmother purchased the hotel in 1947 and over the years we continue to make improvements to the hotel. As a family business we invest every year in the property. We are fortunate to be in walking distance of the city center so you can park up and walk to...

Laois
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Booked a Sunday night break with dinner @ breakfast. Lovely hotel convenient to everything. We had bar food when we arrived. Very nice & varied menu. The rooms are quite old fashioned but could not fault. Very comfortable & clean. We had dinner in the restaurant the food was delicious and the staff lovely. Had a drink in the bar...

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WaterfordDot, Owner at Dooley's Hotel Waterford, responded to this review

Dear loughy26, Thank you for choosing to stay with us here in Dooley's Hotel. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found our food and menus varied and very nice. Thank you for your comments on our friendly staff and yes you never know when Ronan will break into song... We hope we will get...

Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Had been told that Dooley's was a convenient location, and was fortunate to get a booking. It was a busy hotel, but the staff were friendly and helpful. Found the room was comfortable with all the necessities provided. Quite quiet, but it may have been my location. Didn't get a room with a view, but that wasn't a big concern....

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WaterfordDot, Owner at Dooley's Hotel Waterford, responded to this review

Dear CanadianJane1957, Thank you for your lovely comments. We are delighted you found out team friendly and helpful and that you enjoyed breakfast and dinner. We hope you get to visit us again in the future and please ask for river view with little steps and we will do our up most to accommodate your request. Kind regards Tina Darrer

charleston il, United States
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Very good place to start your visit in Waterford, good view of the river centrally located in town, very friendly people. Spent 2 nights the only negative would be that they need to install fans in rooms for air movement since that don't have air conditioning

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WaterfordDot, Owner at Dooley's Hotel Waterford, responded to this review

Dear Daniel H, Thank you for our lovely comments on your stay with us. Sorry we do not have air conditioning in our bedrooms however for your next visit we do have a number of fans and we can arrange one for your bedroom in advance. We are lucky with our river location and within walking distance of all attractions,...

County Meath, Ireland
Reviewed 24 September 2015

We were very pleasantly surprised with the standard of service at Dooley's Hotel. Very clean, welcoming,excellent breakfast, buffet offering but Tea/Coffee and Toast piping hot when delivered to the table.Location is great, right in the centre of town. Couldn't fault it and would stay there again.

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Dear Sheila M, We are delighted that you found our hotel very welcoming and clean and that breakfast was excellent. Thank you for your lovely Tripadvisor comments, we have shared them with our team. I hope you will get the opportunity for a return visit. Kind regards Tina Darrer

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2015

We stayed over for a wedding and had to get dressed before check-in time. The lady at reception made a great effort in trying to get us a room even though we were early. It is most appreciated. The hotel is clean and staff very friendly. Feels like a home away from home. Great breakfast too. The rooms are generally...

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Dear Caracal123, Thank you for your lovely comments on your stay with us here in Dooley's Hotel Waterford. I am delighted that our team were able to facilitate your early check in. We have shared your review with them. We hope we will get the opportunity to welcome you back again. Kind regards Tina Darrer

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Dooley's City Centre Hotel, Waterford is a family run hotel in the heart of the Sunny South East. Dooley's Hotel is just a few minutes walk from the main shopping, business & cultural centres in Waterford. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dooley's Hotel Waterford

Address: Merchants Quay, Waterford 00353, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Waterford > Waterford
Price Range: $94 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dooley's Hotel Waterford 3*
Number of rooms: 113
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Also Known As:
Dooleys Hotel Waterford
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#1 Business Hotel in Waterford
#5 Romantic Hotel in Waterford
#5 Family Hotel in Waterford
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