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    Hodson Bay Hotel

    | Hodson Bay, Athlone N37 XR82, Ireland
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    • Excellent53%
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    “kids club” (158 reviews)
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    Reviewed 29 November 2015

    Hotel lovely and peaceful in a lovely location. We had a very spacious room over looking the lake. The weather was a disappointing but this couldn't be helped. Swimming pool area great for relaxing. Staff very friendly and helpful.More

    Helpful?10  
    Response from Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel

    Dear Shirley59Uk, Thank you for the lovely review. As you mentioned, we are blessed with our location in the heart of the Midlands. While we can promise great service and value for money, the one thing we cannot predict is the Irish weather! Hopefully on...More

    Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

    We were going West and wanted to break the journey so settled on Athlone at the Hodson Bay Hotel. We had gotten a very good deal, mid week, breakfast included. On arrival (I was using a crutch at the time) we were immediately upgraded (without...More

    Helpful?11  
    Response from Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel

    Dear jennboy, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review and for sharing your recent visit with us. Being centrally located, we are in a prime position for folk like yourselves who want to break the long journey and take some time...More

    Reviewed 27 November 2015

    I was travelling to a work seminar to be held in Athlone on the 18/11/2015. The weather was dreadful and as I had to be at the seminar by 11.30am I decided to travel to Athlone the day before so as to be rested for...More

    Helpful?9  
    Response from Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel

    Dear PMDCork, It gave me great pride to read your wonderful review, and indeed to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your recent visit. We were lucky to be chosen to host a fantastic networking event during your stay, and it was a great success despite...More

    Reviewed 27 November 2015

    Attended a conference at the Hodson Bay, which is in a beautiful setting. The conference room was very comfortable and tea/coffee and scones served were good. The group had lunch (main-course and desert) which was excellent. The only issue I had as a first time...More

    Helpful?7  
    Response from Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel

    Dear Mary C, Many thanks for your feedback regarding the recent conference you attended. As you mentioned our location in the heart of Ireland is ideal for conferences. Our Executive Head Chef Gavin O’Rourke will be thrilled with your kind comments about his food. I...More

    Reviewed 26 November 2015

    We stayed here and were in the adult only section of the hotel and it was fantastic. The room was really spacious and fabulously decorated, with a lovely bubble bath. I available of some treatments in the spa and would highly recommend them. The staff...More

    Helpful?8  
    Response from Timothy_Hayes, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel

    Dear liked_copper, Thank you for your wonderful review and for sharing your lovely images of the room. I know you weren’t entirely happy with your last stay so I am thrilled that you returned to us and experienced all that Hodson Bay Hotel has to...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • 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
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Golf Course
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • USD 107 - USD 226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #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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    Karen D
    I am just wondering why is it that yous do not reply to any of your bad reviews on this or Facebook, if you actually maybe acknowledged your bad reviews yous could improve where needed!!
    25 March 2017|
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    Response from James_Dilleen | Property representative |
    Dear Karen D, We try where possible to acknowledge and respond to all reviews. Some may take longer to appear online while they are screened by Tripadvisor before being published. Please feel free to contact me if you... More
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    BOXtheFOX
    Do any of the rooms have air conditioning?
    16 March 2017|
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    Response from James_Dilleen | Property representative |
    Dear Box the fox, Our Retreat Wing of the hotel has air conditioned rooms. Kind Regards J Dilleen
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    Mark O
    Hi Jancaris. I'm just after reading your review and I'm absolutely astonished in the fashion you and your family where treated. This is compounded 10 fold by the almost generic blurb nonsense reply you received from the Hotel. Cead mile failte !!!! I'm not seeing it here.
    7 March 2017|
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    "If you are travelling without children try to get a Retreat room"
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    "Rooms with a view of the lake come at an extra cost."
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    "Lake view rooms are best"
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    "We had a lovely room overlooking a courtyard very peaceful"
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