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Ard Ri House Hotel

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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Stayed here for a 90th party that was on in the large function room. Check in was quick and easy as friendly receptionist had everything pre-prepared. Was upgraded to a suite which was fantastic. The room was large, bright and very clean. Bed was really really comfortable. I had requested a cot which was already in the room and also... More 

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N17TuamGalway, Manager at Ard Ri House Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and glad all went well for the 90th Birthday Celebrations We do take your comments on board regarding the service in the bar and we will make improvements on this We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future Kind regards Management More 

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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Stay'd in this hotel as part of a cycle group, staff great , room top quality and service was amazing well worth a stay, you will find everything you need and staff always at hand to help, location is great just outside Ryan so quiet

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N17TuamGalway, Manager at Ard Ri House Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great review We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and hope the cycle went well for you. We look forward to welcoming you back again Kind regards Management More 

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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Great hotel for a quiet weekend break. Staff friendly and good atmosphere all round. Great value also. It's hard to find this hotel first time as it's off the main Milltown road with limited signs. Tuam town 5 mins away. Plenty of shops for my mrs and plenty of parking. Nearest IMC cinema is 30 mins drive towards Galway city.... More 

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N17TuamGalway, Manager at Ard Ri House Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us We look forward to welcoming you back again soon Kind regards Management More 

Rye, New Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I stayed here on my way further north. The hotel is big, modern and non-descript and reminded me of a typical Holiday Inn in America. It has a restaurant and bar. I had a salad that was nothing extraordinary. The room was large, comfortable, and generic. The Irish breakfast/buffet that was included in the rate was good. There was nothing... More 

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N17TuamGalway, Manager at Ard Ri House Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay with us We are always delighted to hear our customers feedback and we will take your comments on board Kind regards Management More 

Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Have been here a couple of times with family in Tuam. Sunday's are terrible. You struggle to find a seat, when you find one its always a dirty table. Staff are too busy chatting to clear it for you. Then you have to get up to get your own dinner, pay for it. Limited options available. Then you have to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

It was my first stay in the Ard Ri and I have to say it was more than pleasant. The lady at the reception was extremely friendly and helpful setting the tone for my short stay. Liam in the bar served us with efficiency and good humour - food was lovely too. The bedroom was modern and sparklingly clean and... More 

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N17TuamGalway, Manager at Ard Ri House Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for the great review We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back again Kind regards Management More 

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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel itself looks nice. I had Sunday dinner with my girlfriend, we were very disappointed with the food. It was quite plain/bland. We had two mains and two drinks and it cost around €50 so it's not exactly cheap either. I don't think I would return here for food again.

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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Having ate here a few times and not being 100% happy my expectations for the wedding I was attending wasn't very high, it's a nice hotel but the lay out of the carvery is just cat, you order your food if you want chips they have to go and cook them , your holding your tray in the middle of... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My husband and I stayed there with some family members. The rooms have all you need, shampoo, soap, blowdryer,free wifi. they also have nice furniture and they are also very clean. the staff at the reception desk and in the restaurant are very friendly, they were always willing to help. you can reach the city center by foot within 15-20... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We ate dinner here today in the front bar. Staff around were great especially Shannon. She was very attentive and polite. but layout of the carvery is dire. You get your food then stand in the middle of the floor trying to pay. Very hard to do with a heavy tray. Dessert station is messy to deal with, no staff... More 

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ard Rí House Hotel on the Milltown Road in Tuam, Co. Galway invites you to enjoy a welcome with hospitality and service, last savoured in the time of ancient Irish kings. The Ard Rí House Hotel in the East Galway hinterland of low green fields and old stone walls offers the Cead Mile Faílte of a bygone time. Strategically located on the northern outskirts of Tuam we are the perfect launch pad to explore the West of Ireland with Galway City and the Gateway to Connemara National Park only a 30 minute drive away. Tuam is easily accessed with Ireland West Airport Knock on the doorstep and Shannon Airport as well as Dublin Airport within easy driving distance. Wether you are considering a short family break or that important business meeting, Tuam's Ard Rí House Hotel will meet all your expectations, having received the Service Excellence Award from Tripadvisor from 2012, up to and including 2016. Our 51 bedrooms of comfort and style are impeccably presented with the modern guest in mind. The hotel also offers five different Conference Room options with a range of state-of-the-art facilities. The dining experience at the Ard Rí House Hotel is presented by the Kiltevna Room Restaurant and our Dick Dowling's Bar. Experience for yourself the hospitality and service usually the preserves of royalty. FAILTE ISTEACH ! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ard Ri House Hotel

Address: Miltown Road (N17), Tuam H54 V267, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Tuam
Price Range: $141 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ard Ri House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 51
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