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Reviewed 10 August 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights B&B. Check in was fast and earlier than expected as our room was early. The reception staff were the friendliest I have seen in a hotel. Our room was spacious and spotlessly clean but so, so hot. It was stifling! It wasn't particularly warm outside but the room was so warm we all slept...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to write an post a review of your recent short stay with us here at the Talbot Hotel Carlow. I was pleased to read that overall you enjoyed your stay and that you found all of the team here at the Hotel helpful & friendly. I will take on board...

Arklow
Reviewed 9 August 2014

Every thing was nice.rooms could do with air conditioning and check in could be earlier. I personally wouldn't go back it's a bit out of the way from the town and the reception seemed swapped. The dome is handy beside if you have kids and a deep wallet.

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

Dear Laura, Thank you for taking the time to write and post a review of your recent stay here with us at the Talbot Hotel Carlow. I was glad that you enjoyed your stay despite the fact you felt we are far from the town. Carlow town is a pleasant 15 minute stroll through the Town Park and can be...

Killarney, Ireland
Reviewed 7 August 2014

We stayed here with our 3month old baby for two nights. We arrived and were sent to our suite which at first we were delighted to get! Then we started to notice things like there were no towels in our bathroom. The seat in the lounge area of the room was shabby, the remote control had no back to keep...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write and post a review of your recent stay with us here at the Talbot Hotel Carlow. I was shocked to read your comments and I apologise most sincerely for any upset caused. I have spoken in great detail to my Accommodation Manager regarding the comments you make towards your room....

Derry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Lovely,spacious rooms,very clean,comfy and affordable,stayed here recently with my three sisters,we all enjoyed the resteraunt,bar and leisure facilities,plenty for all age groups with a super library area for a relaxing browse,only fault was reception got our booking wrong at first then eventually sorted it out,and at breakfast,the staff were really understaffed which was a shame because they were all so...

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

Dear Siobhan, Thank you so much for taking the time to write and post a review based on your recent short stay with us here at the Talbot Hotel Carlow. I was delighted to read that yourself and your three sisters had such an enjoyable time whilst staying with us. I wish to apologise for any mix up there may...

ireland
Reviewed 5 August 2014

My wife and I stayed in the Talbot for three nights B & B plus three dinner basis in mid-June. We were very pleased with all aspects of our stay. The welcome at reception was very warm, our top of the house room was spacious with great views. The bed was very, very comfortable. All facilities were very good. The...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to write and post a review based on your recent short stay with us here at the Talbot Hotel Carlow. It was our pleasure looking after you and I was delighted to read that you had such a relaxing and enjoyable stay. Thank you for your kind words regarding both...

Meath
Reviewed 31 July 2014

This is a nice hotel. Fairly average in accommodation but unfortunately a bit expensive for what u get . Room was comfortable and clean. Unfortunately our room faced onto the main road and with the recent heat , the window had to be left open at night . There were no fans available for the room ! The staff were...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to write and post a review of your recent short stay with us here at the Talbot Hotel Carlow. I was delighted to read that you felt that the staff were helpful and that you found your stay relaxing. We pride ourselves in offering value for money, in particular with...

almere
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Nice hotel but not in the city centre and without car not really in walking distance.no airco in the rooms so when the sun is shining and you have the bad luck to enter a room on the west facade around 4 or 5 pm be prepared for 33 degrees celcius. So ask for a room on the east side...

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

Dear Guest Thank you so much for taking the time to write and post a review of your recent stay with us here at the Talbot Hotel Carlow. It was an unprecedented spell of exceptionally hot weather we experienced during your stay and the hotel became very warm for the week or so that the weather lasted. We are outside...

Carlow, Ireland
Reviewed 28 July 2014

booked a meal for twenty and everyone said the food was lovley and plenty of everything, we end up booking a room and when staff seen that we had just got married that put a bottle of champane and a bowl fruit in the room while we were out which was a lovley suprise.

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

Dear Chantelle, Thank you so much for taking the time to write and post a review of your recent short stay with us here at the Talbot Hotel Carlow. It was our pleasure looking after and may I take this further opportunity to congratulate you both on your recent wedding and we hope to see you back in the Talbot...

Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

I'm just home from a 2 night stay in the Talbot hotel. Was staying there with my family and my 2 brother's families,12 people in total. All 12 us had a brilliant time.the staff were very courtious and helpful. We stayed on a 2 night deal with 2 breakfasts and 1 evening meal included. Facilities were very good and the...

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

Dear Anthony, Thank you so much for taking the time to write and post a review of your recent short stay with us here at the Talbot Hotel Carlow. I was delighted to read that you and your extended family all had such a wonderful time . It will be my pleasure to pass on your kind words to Sharon,...

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Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

I booked a getaway break for 2 adults and 2 kids here for €149 b&b. The hotel is lovely. The weather was extremely hot, we got to our room. Check in was at 4 on the dot, anyways. We got to our room and we were met with a blast of heat!! Went to open the window and it only...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write and post a review of your recent short stay with us here at the Talbot Hotel Carlow. It was with huge disappointment that I read that your stay was less than comfortable and please allow me to apologise again for any upset and inconvenience caused. We did discover a faulty...

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  • Pool
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  • 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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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • 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)
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: $97 - $254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Talbot Hotel Carlow 4*
Number of rooms: 84
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