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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in this charming inn recently for an anniversary treat. Drinks by the open fire before dinner followed by a delicious meal. Excellent service throughout. The bar and sitting room are mercifully free of television and piped music. Very comfortable bedroom and the hot water bottle and turn down service greatly appreciated. Breakfast was excellent the following morning. A real...

1Thank Teresaelena
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I love love love Hunters I've stayed there four times now and every time is great. The staff are so friendly and helpful the rooms are romantic. The one with the fire wow! The food is the best! The breakfasts are indulgent. The afternoon tea is UNREAL the scones are so fresh.

Thank Eveocallaghan
Wicklow, IE
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We ate here this evening. Excellent welcome and a pre dinner drink. Lovely menu, order taken promptly, enjoyed the drink and taken in for dinner. We had a very fine meal and drink. Really comfortable atmosphere and superb service.

1Thank Happy_IE
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Hunter's Hotel is one of the true hidden gems of Wicklow and Ireland. It's an old coaching inn run by the same family for nearly 200 years, only quietly upgraded to meet present day needs. The riverside gardens provide all the vegetables and flowers for the hotels needs. From garden to plate, how much fresher can you get than that!...

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Reviewed 16 December 2016

Although it had been more than 20 years since our last visit to Hunter's Hotel I don't think much had changed but that made it all the more charming. Sunday lunch is clearly and understandably very popular so a reservation is highly recommended for either sitting. Very nice menu and classic roast beef cooked to perfection with lots of vegetables...

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Reviewed 7 December 2016

Great to see what is a beautiful old coaching inn was like as this hasn't been messed around with so called 'Modernity'. There is nothing else around the Hotel though Ashford and Rathnew are only a few kilometres away. We arrived Sunday evening and were welcomed by Flo whom was so welcoming and helpful (words that may be over used...

Thank D O
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Hunter's Hotel is a time capsule. It feels like you've been transported back to the 1950s. The hotel is justly famous for it's lovely gardens but at this time of the year the fires in the bar are where most people congregate. They do a great traditional afternoon tea and lunch is very good too. Don't expect mod cons.

Thank pmac86
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I have been to this hotel on many occasions for Sunday lunch and come away satisfied but this visit was very different. The soup was supposed to have been leak and potato but could have been anything it was so lacking in flavour. Two of us had lamb which was so tough we struggled to eat it and one friend...

1Thank Mary M
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Hunter's Hotel is a lovely old coaching inn that is in a fairly remote area. It was a nice break from the hustle and bustle of sight seeing. While a tad dated, our room was large and comfortable. Our room was on the second floor. There is not lift and the stairs are a little steep. Dinner was wonderful! We...

Thank H0tlanta
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We spent a very pleasant afternoon in Hunter's. We walked around the gardens before eating and the experience was really nice. The whole house looks as though it's been frozen in time c.1925. Service was friendly and efficient. Food was traditional and the 3 course lunch menu very good value.

Thank Unz13

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ireland's oldest coaching inn. Owned and operated by the same family for nearly 200 years. The hotel, where the King and Queen of Sweden have stayed, boasts open fires, antique furniture and award-winning gardens by the banks of the river Vartry in County Wicklow. Situated in the countryside 40 minutes from Dublin city and 5 minutes from Mount Usher gardens. Lunch, dinner and morning coffee are served daily. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hunter's Hotel

Address: Newrath Bridge, Rathnew, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Rathnew
Price Range: $98 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hunter's Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Hunters Hotel Wicklow
Hunter's Hotel Ireland/Rathnew, County Wicklow
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“Your most modern spacious please”
 of 5 bubbles Tallclassyblonde, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Did not stay over-night on this visit .”
 of 5 bubbles Dondelo, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get a room at the back overlooking the gardens which also have original victorian solid panel shutters.”
 of 5 bubbles BLRKE, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Overlooking the garden”
 of 5 bubbles Formerly, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Wifi was a problem. It was only possible to make a connection at the front of the hotel and it was an intermittent service.”
 of 5 bubbles John457, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
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