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Hodson Bay Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely food, beautiful function room and smoking area is nice, the reception before the meal was cute with little scones ad finger food. Water dports acriss the road the children (and adults) loved it the fay after as we were so lucky with the weather. Rooms and corridoors a bit old fashioned, and our window looked out onto a roof...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

great birthday was had here the waitor Sonny told great care of us and all the kids. The food was amazing great value for money I will be returning! The view is amazing great for photos and the staff are friendly. the hotel is very clean and the rooms are impecable.

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely views, Great "Bar-food", very tasty Very clean hotel Child friendly There is a supervised play-room if your interested in a break at Dinner Overall a good stay, Slight oversight, Bar-staff forgot my Mums "Brown-Bread" with her Tea on both nights , and happily brought when reminded.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I've stayed here before on a spa break and really enjoyed it. This trip was a break away in a retreat lakeside room. The hotel is tortured with little mosquito type flies. There is a notification in ur room on arrival not to open the window at all in your room. even though we never did we still got multiple...

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ireland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Myself and my wife stayed here recently for a family wedding. The food overall was nice and service was ok. But the room we stayed in was dated and badly decorated. Even with the heat off and "air con" on the room was way to warm. The crowning piece was the view from the room which was an industrial air...

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James_Dilleen, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear maxi_p, Thank you for your review on tripAdvisor. We apologise for not meeting your expectations on this occasion as this is not normally the standard to which we operate. If you could make contact with me on jdilleen@hodsonbayhotel.com, I would be happy to discuss with you in more detail and to apologise in person. Kind Regards J Dilleen

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great stay...friendly staff and very helpful...Def recommend a spa treatment...The only thing there was always a queue at reception..food very good. Stayed in a family room..well laid out even though kids in same room they has a separate area with own TV and table and chairs..It was quiet at night. Helga slevin

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James_Dilleen, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear behan415, Thank you for your great review on TripAdvisor. It is genuinely appreciated. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay here and we look forward to welcoming back to the hotel again soon. Kind Regards, James Dilleen.

NORTHERN IRELAND
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here recently and I feel disappointed hotel was recommended and although the new part of the hotel is excellent pool etc is really nice and it has a beautiful location Majority of staff are very friendly and helpful Howe ever. I found old part of the hotel to be neglected The bar felt grubby we had to ask a...

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James_Dilleen, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear LURGANMAN, Thank you for your recent review on TripAdvisor. We are sorry that we did not fully meet your expectations during your stay. Please accept our apologies for the shortcoming you experienced. We will use your feedback as the basis for our retraining sessions which we regularly conduct with our food and beverage staff. Hopefully you will see improvements...

Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in interconnecting rooms for a week-end. Both rooms very small for the price we paid, no real views. Food was nice although the desserts did not match the high quality of everything else. Hotel had weddings on both days so extremely busy, and we were disturbed both nights by loud guests on corridors in the middle of the night....

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James_Dilleen, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear pikeman-7, Thank you for your recent review on TripAdvisor. Please accept our apologies for the shortcomings and noise issues you experienced. We address all feedback as part of our improvement process and I will share your feedback with the teams. Additionally I will share your positive comments with the Michaelsthat you mentioned. On a personal note thank you for...

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 4 nights in total. 3 Adults and we shared a family room. The rooms were nice, big, clean and had very comfortable beds. We ate as a big group three nights out of the 4 and the food was lovely and service was good considering such a large group of us. There was lots of choice...

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James_Dilleen, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lyndsey, Thank you for taking the time to write an in depth review from your recent stay with us. Whilst there were lots of positives from your stay please accept our apologies for the billing and payment issues your experienced during your stay. I will investigate this further and to relay this constructive feedback to the relevant department heads...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice sized room. Enjoyed the treatment in the spa as part of the package. The food in the restaurant was good. Felt the location of the hotel wasn't great. There was no public transport to the town so had to get a taxi on a few occasions.

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James_Dilleen, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Aifric W, Thank you for your great review on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you had such a memorable experience as a result of your stay here. I take on board your comments with regard to our location not being more convenient Hopefully we will get a chance to look after you once again should your travels next bring...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the gorgeous shores of Lough Ree and with 176 bedrooms, the 4-Star Hodson Bay Hotel is the premier choice for a divine relaxation 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 Penguin Kids Camp with fun and games to keep all our little VIPs entertained. Why not avail of our babysitting service and relax in our onsite spa? Or enjoy quality family time in our leisure centre complete with kiddies pool. 'Retreat at Hodson Bay’ is an area of the hotel which is exclusively for adults to ensure your stay is restful and that you are 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'. Both of our restaurants offer mouth-watering local produce; and to end the day take a seat along our lakeview conservatory or enjoy our nightly in-house complimentary activities. The heart of the Midlands 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 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hodson Bay Hotel

Address: | Hodson Bay, Athlone N37 XR82, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Westmeath > Athlone
Price Range: $143 - $307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hodson Bay Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 176
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Also Known As:
Hodson Bay Athlone
Hotel Hodson Bay
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Athlone
#3 Business Hotel in Athlone
#4 Family Hotel in Athlone
#4 Romantic Hotel in Athlone
#5 Luxury Hotel in Athlone
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“quiet comfortable clean”
832aineg, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Hotel (bed) rooms have a "No-children" section. Supervised play room for children ( only €15 for 2hrs)”
Y7669WHmarkc, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you are travelling without children try to get a Retreat room”
MiseEire, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with a view of the lake come at an extra cost.”
martinn592, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Lake view rooms are best”
MarkDonegal_Ireland, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
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