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Hunter's Hotel

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Food is average for the price, the apple crumble was very poor. I come here for lunch with family because they love the atmosphere. What spoils it for me every time is the awful service from one long standing staff member. She is rude, abrupt, unhelpful, looks like she doesn't want to be there and could not care less about...

Thank Ruth N
County Wicklow, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch in Hunters is a real treat. Old world athmosphere, garden view, tablecloth, silverware and very good food all for €20 for two courses - the experience is well worth it. Service is good and unrushed and there is a cosy bar/lounge to relax over coffee afterwards.

Thank Johnruddy01
Gorey, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hunters Hotel still retains the 'Irishness', yet treats customers in a special way. It is still run by the same family, now in it's fourth generation. If you need somewhere to escape, go here. Richard was very welcoming, as were Margaret and all the ladies waiting on us before lunch. Nicola was so friendly and we felt we had a...

Thank Christy_Luv2
Maynooth, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and two pals spent the weekend at Hunters on a 2 nights B&B and 1 dinner package. We knew it was going to be a quiet out of the way place but we didn't realise how quaint and historical it was and that the food and service would be soon good. When we drove i the gate into the...

Thank grainnecl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our favourite hotel, now that spring has arrived, Hunter's is the perfect place to go for a country break close to Dublin. Old fashioned in the best sense of the word. Was frequented by Charles Stewart Parnell and apparently hasn't changed much since then. No spas or luxury treatments, just a beautiful garden in which to unwind.

Thank Conor E
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Hotel is in the Blue Book and this carries an expectation of excellence. However the reality is very different. Old coach house style hotel but crying out for an investment to bring the place up to the standard expected for the prices charged.I think one could say owners are relying on former glory days, but you can only" fool...

1Thank Sasquach2011
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Came here as a couple for a meal and was a bit disappointed with this hotel as we had come here 21 years ago and wanted to see if the place had still retained its old world charm .old world yes charm no .meal cost 114€ which included glass of wine and gin and tonic. Meal was average ,soup was...

1Thank STINGERWicklow
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Hunters Hotel is a real find. Old-worldly, classy and cosy. Its beauty is in its authenticity. Its not for you if you like everything perfect in a boutique way. It has tonnes of genuine character. The food is nostalgic and BRILLIANT. Breakfast superb. My favourite Irish hotel.

Thank Big J
Reviewed 4 February 2017

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...

2Thank 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

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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: $101 - $175 (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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“A room overlooking the garden is very pleasant and you can hear the birds when you wake in the morning.”
grainnecl, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Your most modern spacious please”
Tallclassyblonde, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Did not stay over-night on this visit .”
Dondelo, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get a room at the back overlooking the gardens which also have original victorian solid panel shutters.”
BLRKE, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Overlooking the garden”
Formerly, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
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