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Elm City, North Carolina
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We enjoyed this hotel, it is not the most modern as far as the rooms go but they were comfortable. There is a local pub downstairs that had entertainment that we enjoyed. The staff was great, unfortunately we were only there for one night, wish it had been longer.

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WaterfordDot, Manager at Dooley's Hotel Waterford, responded to this review

Hi MCraft4 from North Carolina, Thank you for your kind words, it is great to receive such positive feedback. Please do come back and stay with us sometime. Kind Regards, Michael Collins Operations Manager

Templeton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2015

the best hotel I have ever stayed in.From the time we arrived till the time we left everything was absolutely perfect.If we had not been a tour I would have stayed there all week.The staff could not have been more helpful,the room was excellent,the food was great,a perfect nights stay.

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Hi Ron250 from Aylesbury, Delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay. It's great to recive such positive feedback. I do hope you can return for a longer stay sometime. If you are planning to please do not hesitate to contact myself, Kind Regards, Michael Collins mcollins@dooleys-hotel.ie Operations Manager

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 9 August 2015

A central location in the busy part of town, so it is easy to get about from here. Parking across the street in a public car park was easy to manage. This is a pub and so expect some merriment being had by fellow guests well into the night. The accommodation was modest but acceptable, however early in the morning...

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WaterfordDot, Manager at Dooley's Hotel Waterford, responded to this review

Hi Barbara796 from Melbourne, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. Our central city centre location is one of our key selling points which makes us central to all the cultural and historical sites as well as the shopping and nightlife area. This from time to time can lead to some external noise that is...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 8 August 2015

We stayed one night here during our tour of Ireland. Our room had one queen-size bed with four pillows and a single-bed with two pillows. The room was spacious and there was sufficient space for our two suitcases. The bathroom was well-stocked with towels and toiletries and there was sufficient space next to the wash basin for our toiletries. The...

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WaterfordDot, Manager at Dooley's Hotel Waterford, responded to this review

Hi Nelumbo-Nucifera from Singapore, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at Dooley's Hotel. It is great to read you enjoyed your night with us. I hope to see you return sometime in the near future, Kind Regards, Michael Collins Operations Manager

Naas
Reviewed 7 August 2015

This is our second time to spend the spraoi weekend in Dooleys.Have been to this hotel quite a few times,and have always been more than happy with everything.Location wise,it is perfect as it's only a minute or two to shopping.We had an evening meal with our break,service and food were excellent.Hotel warm and friendly,and very clean.We will be back.

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Hi Barcafan69, We are delighted to see that you have returned to stay with us at Dooley's Hotel. This is the ultimate compliment for an hotelier - The Repeat Guest. I look forward to welcoming you and your family back again and again over the years ahead. It's great to hear you enjoyed Spraoi, it's one of our family favourites...

Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

The best thing about Dooleys is location from train station. The next is the restaurant. Good food, reasonable prices. The rooms were a bit worn, but clean..except for the huge bug my daughter had in her room. For one night it is good.

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WaterfordDot, Manager at Dooley's Hotel Waterford, responded to this review

Hi Beverley B, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay with us. We are disappointed that it didn't meet your needs. We try keep our hotel as clean as possible and continously work on the upkeep of our hotel. We are at the beginning of an upgrading of our bedrooms and I hope you can...

Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Excellent. Stayed 27-30 July and had a wonderful time. Arrived late (thanks, Stena) but had excellent bar meal. Managed to get room changed to be next to elderly relative - thanks reception. Had a good nightcap - thanks Guinness. Clancy is a star waiter v. Knowledgeable about the menu. Chowder epic. Room lovely and peaceful sleeps. Wednesday music v. Good....

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WaterfordDot, Manager at Dooley's Hotel Waterford, responded to this review

Hi Xmas J, We are delighted to hear you enjoyed our family run hotel. It is great to see that one of our staff stodd out for you. Clancy has not been with us that long but he has made an great impression on us again. I have past on your kind words to Clancy and he is delighted he...

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 August 2015

The location of this hotel was prime and it had some lovely views out of the front of the building. It's a short walk to the Waterford Factory/Gift Shop and quite near the bus depot as well. The hotel itself was a bit dated, particularly the en suite bathrooms, and the beds were hard. However the staff were very attentive...

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WaterfordDot, Manager at Dooley's Hotel Waterford, responded to this review

Hi TulipTraveler2014 from California, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at Dooley;s Hotel. We are delighted you found our staff, food and pub to be fantastic. We are disappointed to here you found our rooms a bit dated. We carry out annual maintenance and are also starting a programme of updating of our rooms....

Kettering, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2015

We arrived at Waterford on a wet Saturday evening by train. The hotel is only a short walk away. We were well looked after. The room was clean and comfortable with a bit of character. Only downside was the noise from the parties downstairs, but this didn't keep us awake. Breakfast was of a good standard and staff were very...

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WaterfordDot, Manager at Dooley's Hotel Waterford, responded to this review

Hi Peter G., Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and found our staff very pleasant. We are located in the heart of Waterford City close to all cultural and historical locations as well as the nightlife of the city. A slight downside of this location...

Reviewed 5 August 2015

Clean bedrooms,friendly staff,reasonable mini breakfast City centre location excellent value although didnt include breakfast so we purchased mini breakfast for 6 euro.room was clean and towels plentiful hotel has no parking but u can park across rd for 3 euro for wkend with discount of hotel.wifi was good with no probs.

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Hi Samantha, Thank you for your 5 star review of your stay with us. It's great to receive such positive feedback. We hope to see you again soon.

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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: $78 - $215 (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 Romantic Hotel in Waterford
#5 Family Hotel in Waterford
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“Rooms at the rear of the hotel on the first floor are quiet with easy access by stars or lift”
 of 5 bubbles mel221057, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Front facing room good but looks out on thr road as well as the quay.”
 of 5 bubbles elainecA9250RZ, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“rooms at the back are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles clancytheresa, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Look elsewhere.”
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