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Woodford Dolmen Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Roscommon, Roscommon, Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Myself and my husband stayed here on Friday for 1 night as we were down in Carlow for a family party. I have to say, lovely hotel, nice decor, very friendly staff, particularly John the barman and Ashley the waiter. The rooms look recently done up and were very comfortable. Breakfast was tasty and plenty of choice. We only had...

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

Hi Tazwaz, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I will be sure to pass on your compliments to John and Ashley, we pride ourselves on customer service and thank you for highlighting these staff members specifically. I look forward to welcoming you back to the Woodford Dolmen Hotel. Regards Colin Duggan General Manager

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed At the Woodford for a family wedding and what a wonderful hotel - staff were really friendly especially towards the kids, and we had some amazing food over the whole weekend from the cooked breakfasts (including some excellent Gluten Free sausages and bread!) to the wedding breakfast which came out to every table hot and extremely tasty and...

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

Hi lauren k Thank you for taking the time to leave this great review of your recent stay with us. At the Woodford Dolmen Hotel, we pride ourselves on customer service and the quality of our food so I am delighted to read your glowing comments towards both of these aspects of your experience with us. Thanks again for your...

Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed early in week. Room was very quiet and very comfortable. Looks like it was newly refurbished. Hearty breakfast as always and all staff were excellent. Great value also. Free parking and very good WiFi.

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

Hi Mick062 Thank you for your 5 star review. We indeed have been through recent refurbishments which continue. Glad that you enjoyed a ‘hearty’ breakfast and found our staff to be ‘excellent’ which is what we pride ourselves on here in the Woodford Dolmen Hotel. I look forward to welcoming you back to stay with us again. Regards Colin Duggan...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was here Friday for my brothers wedding and I have to say I was well impressed workin in a hotel myself I can be quite critical. But the dolmen did not disappoint everyone at our table had the turkey and ham and it was fab and plenty of it and as for the dessert OMG just fab. Breakfast was also...

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

Hi Kathleen S Thank you for leaving this 5 star review of your recent experience with us at Anthony and Samantha’s wedding. We pride ourselves on our customer service and the quality of our food and I am glad that you were ‘well impressed’ by both. Our heating system is in the process of being upgraded and room controllable, I...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a wedding. Lovely little hotel, close to everything but far enough from the noise. Youd definitley need a car/taxi to get around. The rooms were nice and spacious with the basics, hairdryer, tv, tes/coffee making supplies and travel sized toiletries in the bathroom. An extra few pillows would have been nice but we made do, the bed...

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

Hi DublinGirl2011 Thank you for leaving this great review of your experience with us. We have recently renovated the hotel and I am delighted to see that you found it to be ‘decorated elegantly’. The fairy garden is a big hit with our smaller visitors, they have a lot of fun exploring and playing there. Thanks again for your review...

Dublin Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here overnight on Easter Monday and had a really great visit. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms are a good size and comfortable. We had a snack in the bar and the food was good and plentiful. We were entertained with an unexpected music session in the bar which was so enjoyable. There was a...

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

Hi charmain5 Thank you for leaving this 5-star review of your recent stay with us. The Dolmen Set Dancers are with us every Monday evening and regularly retire to the Bar where they play tunes, sing songs and tell stories, it is indeed a treat if you are not expecting it and a very entertaining evening. Thanks again for your...

Kildare, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff was very helpful and pleasant, overall a very nice hotel. This hotel would suit couples and families, it's only a short taxi drive to carlow town centre. The food and service at the wedding reception was also excellent. Definitely recommend this hotel.

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

Hi mmc5 Thank you for your recommendation and for your 5 star review. I look forward to welcoming you back to the Woodford Dolmen Hotel in the future. Regards Colin Duggan General Manager

Pwllheli, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my stay here at this hotel. The staff were friendly and helpful, and the food was excellent. Would definitely recommend. The only downside was that the wifi didn't reach our room, but at the bar/restaurant area the wifi was very good.

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

Hi 113sunshine, Thank you for this 5 star review. We pride ourselves on customer service and the quality of our food so I am delighted to read that you were impressed with both. Unfortunately, last week one of our wifi boosters was down for servicing and so wifi in some rooms was affected however this has been resolved and full...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just happened to pull in for Sunday lunch, hadn't been here for a umber of years but it had dramatically improved. Refreshed decor in the lounge area. Very friendly staff both behind the bar and on the floor. Food was top notch with large portions. One kids menu item is free when an adults lunch is purchased. Only slight downside...

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

Hi Robert K. Thank you for leaving your 5 star review. I am delighted that you visited after not being for a while and saw the extensive refurbishments that have taken place. We pride ourselves on customer service and I am glad you noticed the friendliness of our staff. Thanks for your recommendation and I look forward to welcoming you...

Carlow, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last week I attended a function in the Woodford Dolmen Hotel where we had 100 people attend a function in the main function room. It was a school event where we were presenting a school senior football team with their Leinster medals. The night was a fantastic success due to the excellent all round service and assistance we received from...

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

Hi pgahern, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent event with us. We pride ourselves on customer service and attention to detail and I am delighted to see you mention this in your review. I will be sure to pass on your warm comments to Brid, Chef and all the team. Thanks again for your 5 star...

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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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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
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Additional Information about Woodford Dolmen Hotel

Address: Kilkenny Road, Carlow, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Carlow > Carlow
Price Range: $103 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Woodford Dolmen Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 83
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“Ask for room overlooking back garden and river if you want extra peace and quiet. Longer walk from reception though!”
Mick062, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Front of Hotel at the moment.”
HaroldMcManus, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Quiet rooms are further away from reception, the lodges/cottages are great too”
AVWynne, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Eat in the restaurant st the back - much quieter.”
Liskeenan, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If a hotel has mice there are no good rooms”
Ballygarriff, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
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