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Carlow, Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

It's a nice hotel often stayed their when having family events and have had a few up their staff always very welcoming clean tidy hotel good value for money on a stay or even for dropping in for a Sunday meal with the family

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Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just stayed 1 nt in killeshin junior suites, there 2nd best room in the hotel, the room was not clean the maintenance of the room was awful, broke and missing parts everywhere, bed was so uncomfortable old hard matdress, no bathrobes and slippers no hand soap very little toilet roll, tv signal was awful very fuzzy, room service and food...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Myself and the family had a fantastic couple of days in the Talbot Hotel Carlow. This probably the fifth time we have stayed in the hotel. The Kiddies Club is excellent, they are brought to the Dome next door where they play for and hour and have there dinner for €5. Excellent value .Then back to the hotel for a...

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Newry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here with my partner and young son recently for 3 nights..12th of February to the 14th,great food,excellent staff and top facilities,plenty of things for the kids to do,would highly recommend and will definitely be back in the near future,thanks again!👍

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ManagerTHC, General Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

Dia Dhuit a Chara, thanks so much for taking the time for posting a review to our Tripadvisor Profile. Please know that all of your feedback is greatly appreciated and will be shared with our entire team. I am so thrilled to learn that you enjoyed your recent stay with us and that you would recommend us to others. This...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have not stayed here so cannot comment on the accommodation. I use the restaurant weekly for everything from light lunches to main meals. The food is good and the service is excellent. It's also worthwhile to visit the health club downstairs. It's a little bit dated but great value for money with a gym, jacuzzi, steam room, sauna and...

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ManagerTHC, General Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

Dia Dhuit a Chara, thanks so much for taking the time to comment on your experiences within the Talbot Hotel Carlow. I am delighted to learn that you are a regular customer of the Talbot Hotel Carlow. To learn that you are recommending us to others for more than just dining is wonderful . We appreciate your business and we...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my daughter and two nieces away for two nights. First night we were kept awake by alot of activity in car park, Second night again woken by group of people outside using smoking area again alot of very very loud shouting. I had to call reception desk to ask for something to be done about it. Sheets on beds...

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ManagerTHC, General Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

Dia Dhuit a Chara, thanks so much for taking the time for posting a review to our Tripadvisor Profile. Please know that all of your comments have been shared with our team here within the hotel and the relevant heads of department have been notified of where we let you and your family down during your time with us in...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do Not Stay Here .They don't put heating on ,They say its broken but that's a joke . we needed to ask them to put heating on in bedroom .Kip Kip Kip 1 night stay over € 170, and about €150 on food and drinks over the day .when we did speak with the manager that Saturday Night 4,Feb. after...

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ManagerTHC, General Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

Dia Dhuit Brian, thanks so much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay to our Tripadvisor Profile. Please know that we appreciate all guest feedback and that your comments will be shared with the entire team. I apologise to you and your family that you found the hotel cold during your stay. I am aware...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a most enjoyable visit. Bedroom very comfortable and warm. Meals very good. The Manager of the Bistro was particularly helpful. All the staff were very welcoming.Carlow is a very historic town.

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ManagerTHC, General Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

Dia Dhuit a Chara, thank you so much for your feedback and your comments. I am so thrilled to learn that you and Mrs Cecil had an enjoyable stay at the hotel recently. I and all of the team here at the Talbot Hotel Carlow look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel for future pleasant trips to Carlow....

cork,ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where do I start and what can I say?? This is THE Hotel of choice for my family.This is our second year staying as a family group--yes,all 10 of us this year--for our what has now become our Christmas get together.The Staff go above and beyond to make us all feel SOOO welcome,nothing is too much trouble.Spotless rooms,very spacious,fabulous beds.Breakfast...

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ManagerTHC, General Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

Dia Dhuit Shelley, Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review of your families group stay with us this festive season. I can say without a doubt that we were thrilled to welcome you all back to the hotel this year and we certainly hope that we will have the pleasure of your company next year. I...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a brilliant weekend from start to finish .great staff so attentive they even ordered in Ritz that 1 of our family liked to drink .food was lovely .friendly bar staff friendly restaurant staff and the staff on reception were great .lovely spacious rooms .great kids club on sat nite and music in bar both nights .great location would...

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ManagerTHC, General Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

Dia Dhuit a Chara thanks so much for taking the time to post a review of your recent family trip to Carlow and to the Talbot Hotel Carlow. Needless to say I am delighted to learn that we were able to make your mother’s birthday a special occasion and hopefully a memorable one that will stay with you and the...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Talbot Hotel is Carlow town's only four star hotel located 5 minutes drive from the town centre with easy access to motorways and only one hour from Dublin. All 84 spacious guest rooms including two spectacular suites and well appointed interconnecting family rooms are designed, furnished and decorated with the ultimate of guest comfort and convenience in mind. A range of dining options are available at the Talbot Hotel Carlow. Corries Bar & Bistro serves delicious food throughout the day including Morning Coffee, Carvery Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Light Bites & Bistro Favorites. The 4th floor Liberty Tree Restaurant offers scenic views of the surrounding rolling countryside and is open daily for Breakfast and Dinner. The award wining Inspirit Health & Leisure Club boasts a 20m Deck Level Pool, Kids Pool, Sauna, Jacuzzi, Steam Room and Extensive Gym. Indigo Hair & Beauty gives guests the opportunity to relax and be pampered without leaving the hotel. A range of entertainment options are available to hotel residents including the Talbot Tiger's Kids Club at weekends & holiday periods; Live Music & Table Quiz in Corries Bar & Bistro and the DOME Family Entertainment Centre on site offering Bowling, Arcade and Kidzmania Playzone. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Talbot Hotel Carlow

Address: Portlaoise Road, Carlow, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Carlow > Carlow
Price Range: $98 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Talbot Hotel Carlow 4*
Number of rooms: 84
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“Stay elsewhere this is a bad hotel”
 of 5 bubbles bigeddie2016, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“3rd or 4th floor room....all rooms would be fine really...”
 of 5 bubbles shelleyCork_ireland, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were on 4th floor and heard bit of noise from bar around 11pm, so might have been worse on lower floors”
 of 5 bubbles PadraigC675, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed on the third floor but there was no function or bar music the night we stayed so my recommendation wouldn't be helpful.”
 of 5 bubbles catherinedunphy, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We were based on the 3rd floor, was nice and quiet there for our stay.”
 of 5 bubbles riberac2017, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
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