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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I decided to stay here after staying at several other hotels in Waterford. The Dooley's had the best reviews in the price range for work so I arrived with optimism. The building looks ok from the outside and reception is nice enough. However once you leave reception you begin to see that this hotel is in need of some TLC....

Thank Sam E
Enniscorthy, Ireland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent a two night break in Waterford with my sister recently. Lovely hotel, warm and , spacious and comfy beds. Food delicious and service first class, pleasant and efficient. Tissues and bathroom toiletries provided.

Thank Kay D
Wexford, Ireland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had a sad family occasion and visited the restaurant in the Hotel this week. It had been a very long time since I last tried it. Food was from a set simple menu for lunch and was excellent. Both fish and chicken dishes were served in a very attractive manner and vegetables were excellent, not overcooked and all was hot....

Thank Paul S
Kildare, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Love visiting Dooleys and it's my favourite place to eat and catch up with friends in Waterford. The staff are friendly and helpful, the lounge/bar is comfy and welcoming and I am never disappointed with their food. They do really tasty dinner and deserts too. Reasonably priced too.

Thank Helen D
Naas, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Comfortable rooms Friendly staff But food a major let down Aisling and Erica amazing staff Parking across the street €4.40 for 24 hours Breakfast in the bar is a no go area But when served in restaurant it's much more presentable

Thank colettebNaas_Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for one night. Clean comfortable large room. Ate at the hotel last night.Food good. Staff lovely.Came about 11am and very helpful man on reception managed to get us into our room early.Will look forward to staying here again. Previous negative comments not justified.

2Thank eileen f
Cave Creek, Arizona
Reviewed 19 December 2016

What a huge disappointment! We were part of a large tour group that stayed here in November. On Saturday night they had a large party...may have been a wedding reception. The music from the band was very loud and went on until well past one in the morning. Virtually no one in our entire group got a good night's sleep....

4Thank LifeIsGoodEveryday
County Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 14 December 2016

On the 17th of October, through Booking.com, we booked a two-night stay at Dooley’s Hotel – arriving the 18th and departing the 20th. Technically we arrived on the 19th at 1:00 AM, which we made the hotel aware of in the booking. This was a horrible and terrible experience that could have been made right if the situation was handled...

8Thank greenlens
Ennis, Ireland
Reviewed 5 December 2016

On the Halloween weekend last I visited Waterford in a complete absence of knowledge of the area and with no prior booking. I was fortunate enough to be accommodated in room 307 at Dooley's Hotel. The comfort of my room went way above and beyond my expectations, it was a complete surprise to find every detail one could wish for...

2Thank annemarieg2oneill
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Spent two nights at dooleys hotel,near all shops ,hotel clean,staff helpful.a little expensive for early december( 2 nights 238 euro +40 euro for breakfast+8.80euro for parking)..best part was going to see waterford crystel factory..

Thank joseph715

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dooley's City Centre Hotel, Waterford is a family run hotel in the heart of the Sunny South East. Dooley's Hotel is just a few minutes walk from the main shopping, business & cultural centres in Waterford. ... more   less 

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Address: Merchants Quay, Waterford 00353, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Waterford > Waterford
Price Range: $76 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dooley's Hotel Waterford 3*
Number of rooms: 113
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Also Known As:
Dooleys Hotel Waterford
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#1 Business Hotel in Waterford
#5 Family Hotel in Waterford
#5 Romantic Hotel in Waterford
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“Look elsewhere.”
 of 5 bubbles greenlens, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“307 particularly quiet and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles annemarieg2oneill, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are good. Some have view to the river.”
 of 5 bubbles Claes_Nordsted, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Very comfortable room overlooking the river, beds were good which gave a good nights sleep,”
 of 5 bubbles mikecarroll, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Your rooms were great. Dining was great. I would and will stay there again. Why change a good thing? John D. Hill”
 of 5 bubbles johndh475, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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