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Hodson Bay Hotel

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Located on the gorgeous shores of Lough Ree and with 176 bedrooms, the 4-Star Hodson Bay Hotel is the premier choice for a relaxing getaway. With scenic lakeshore walks, championship golf courses and lake cruises on our doorstep, you’ll have a rich choice of enjoyable activities. For families, we have our fully supervised Kids Camp with fun and games to keep all our little VIPs entertained. Enjoy quality family time in our leisure centre complete with kiddies pool. Discover 'The Retreat at Hodson Bay’ an area of the hotel which is exclusively for adults ensuring a restful stay and guaranteed peace and quiet to unwind in the beautifully-designed rooms. To revive and rejuvenate yourself, take advantage of our award-winning 'Spa at Hodson Bay'. Our restaurants offer mouth-watering meals made from local produce. The centre of Ireland's Hidden Heartlands is a magical place, so treat yourself to a break in this picturesque setting and let our dedicated staff make your stay one to remember.
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Pool
Business Centre with Internet Access
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Marina View
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Full view
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Knock Intl Airport74 km
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Lisnalurg
Dublin, Ireland
16
Reviewed 1 week ago
Definitely a place to go to recharge your batteries. All the essential were great, a good bed, a good shower, lovely food, confident cooking, beautifully presented with loads of local produce. Sean's Bar Whiskey with the morning porridge was very nice (they have comp. whiskey and wine tasting sessions on at weekends!). They have a great breakfast with real orange juice- bits and all! All the water features in the pool work which makes a change from some hotels, However it was the staff who made the visit. They all smile and are genuinely helpful, from the ladies in the breakfast kitchen to Mark and Pavel in the bar. Genuinely great to see so many young staff who are obviously been trained to work, smile and be hospitable!! We genuinely enjoyed our visit so much that I had to create this my first ever hotel review.
6 Thank Lisnalurg
Response from Daniel_Cross_Hodson, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Lisnalurgsligo, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor. I am thrilled to hear that you had such a positive stay here at the hotel and that you got to recharge the batteries. We always hope that our guests enjoy every minute of their stay and thankfully judging by your review, it would seem that we succeeded in our efforts! Should you wish to return to Athlone, we would be delighted to have you back for another break away. Warmest regards, Daniel Cross
Jackie
Sligo, Ireland
25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Room was very clean, with nice view.
Eimer in spa was excellent and very helpful. The bar was lovely and the food was cooked to perfection. Martin and Darya in the restaurant were very helpful and attentive. We followed Martin's recommendations and were very happy. Amazing food.
Easy check-in and check-out with very kind staff.
Only a bit noisy in the night.
Thanks for everything.
5 Thank Jackie
Response from Daniel_Cross_Hodson, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear JackieLu1234, Thank you for your recent Trip Advisor review. I am thrilled that you had such a wonderful experience here at the hotel and that you enjoyed all of the elements of your stay, especially the food and and spa. Providing friendly, attentive service and offering good quality food are top priorities for us so I’m thrilled that our efforts haven’t gone unnoticed! Kind Regards, Daniel Cross General Manager
Culture21164024124
16
Reviewed 2 weeks agovia mobile
Eat here over the weekend in the restaurant , must say had a lovely meal, it was very busy when we where sitting but apart from slight delays the service was great. Martin made us feel right at home and recommended the med veg which was a beautiful addition to the meal!
Will be back!
6 Thank Culture21164024124
Response from Daniel_Cross_Hodson, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Culture21164024124, Thank you for such a wonderful review on Trip Advisor. I am thrilled that you had an amazing experience here in our restaurant and that our Restaurant Assistant Manager Martin made you feel right at home. Providing friendly, attentive service and offering good quality food are top priorities for us so I’m thrilled that our efforts haven’t gone unnoticed! We look forward to your return to the hotel and hopeful you will get a chance to use some of our other facilities while you are here. Warm regards, Daniel Cross General Manager
Alanna20
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Reviewed 3 weeks agovia mobile
I stayed here for a union conference. The hotel was a great location for our meetings with the individual smaller rooms for small discussions and the ballroom for our larger talks.

The room was an average size with a queen size bed and a tv. The ensuite was nicely laid out with a bath shower combi. The breakfast was delicious and included in my room fee.

I would recommend this hotel to a friend and look forward to visiting again.
6 Thank Alanna20
Response from Daniel_Cross_Hodson, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Alanna20, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor. I am thrilled to hear that you had such a positive experience here at the hotel and that you enjoyed all of the elements of your stay, especially the room and food. We always hope that our guests enjoy every minute of their stay and thankfully judging by your review, it would seem that we succeeded in our efforts! I will pass on these lovely comments to the team and we look forward to your next stay with us. Warmest Regards, Daniel Cross General Manager
Suzanna S
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Reviewed 3 weeks agovia mobile
Myself and a colleague stayed the night at the Hodson Bay Hotel for the recent INTO Conference.

Our room was quite basic but it was nice and clean and the beds comfy.

If you want dinner I wouldn't recommend the Restaurant though. Which is a shame because the food when it finally arrived was lovely. We sat down to a table previously booked for 7.45. By 9.00 we were fed up being ignored! We'd asked twice for someone to come and take our food order, once to order drinks and once for simply some tap water! So finally by 9.20 the manager in a rushed and quite rude tone took our order. He didn't even apologise! We finally got our starters at about 10.00! Our desserts came about midnight and we finally paid our bill at 12.30! Almost 5 hours after first sitting down! They were lucky we paid the bill at all.

To be polite I'd say the service was non-existent to be honest I'd call it atrocious! I will not be visiting that restaurant again!
2 Thank Suzanna S
Response from Daniel_Cross_Hodson, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Suzanna S, Thank you for writing a review on Trip Advisor. I am disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your recent stay here and can assure you that this is not a true reflection of the high standards we achieve at the Hodson Bay Hotel on a consistent basis. Our guest's feedback is very important to us as we use it to evaluate changes and make continuous improvements on our site. Should you wish to return to the Hodson Bay Hotel we would love to restore your faith in us. Kind regards, Daniel Cross General Manager
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g_davis10
24 August 2018|
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Response from Jonathan H | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so. There was a vintage car rally staying when we stayed and a couple of the drivers left there a their dogs in crates overnight in cars... I’d still recommend it though!
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27 April 2018|
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my wife an sister in law had a treatment not sure which but they said it was so good over 3 hours with strawberries an Procecco
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Im afraid I cant help you there - email the hotel direct and they will help
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thecons
4 weeks ago
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"Lake View in new building"
TheMooks2017
21 Oct. 2018
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"If you do stay the family suite is ok on 2nd floor. view is of ugly rooftops but very comfy beds there."
122deniseg
4 Oct. 2018
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"Request a better price, catalogue in passage offered much cheaper rates for autumn school break."
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26 Sep. 2018
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PRICE RANGE
USD 76 - USD 235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
IrelandProvince of LeinsterAthlone
NUMBER OF ROOMS
176
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