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Darnley Lodge Hotel

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Dining (3)
Room & Suite (1)
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The Darnley Lodge Hotel was the estate office for the Darnley Family who owned the town of Athboy and surrounding land from 1770. The family had an enormous influence on the development of Athboy until the power of the landlords was finally weakened by the Wyndham Act of 1903. They eventually sold the town in 1909. The Darnley estate office, was finally closed in 1948. The Darnley Lodge Hotel is a haven of tranquillity in the Midlands. The Darnley Lodge hotel has 15 newly refurbished en-suite bedrooms. Our hotel is an ideal place for you to relax and unwind with its homely charm and welcoming feel. Co. Meath is known as the royal county and is rich in heritage, boasting2 heritage towns, Kells and Trim. You can visit such places as thehistorical Newgrange, Trim Castle which is where the Hollywood Blockbuster Braveheart was filmed, the hill of Tara and the fun packed coast to the tranquil gardens and Boyne walks. Meath offers something to satisfy all interests.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Meeting Rooms
Golf Course
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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Full view
Getting there
Dublin Airport49 km
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Nice comfortable and warm room, bed was a bit on the small side though. Staff were excellent throughout from hotel staff to bar staff and to restaurant staff. Great atmosphere on a Saturday night and excellent food to go with it. Unfortunately The breakfast room did let the place
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Stopped in for dinner one Saturday afternoon. The bar itself was clean and had a very welcoming atmosphere. Staff were extremely friendly and seated us quickly. We made selections from the early bird menu, great variety of choices and great value too. Food was plentiful, very tas
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I stayed in the hotel for 2 nights as I was attending a course in Navan town. The room was lovely and cosy and really clean which I loved. However I was really disappointed as one of the listed amenities above is 'Room Service' however, when I asked the lady at the front desk if
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Response from David S, Manager at Darnley Lodge Hotel
Responded 25 Oct 2018
Dear Amy, First of all I would like to Thank You for taking your time you write a review. We are happy to hear that you would visit us in the future and we are looking forward to welcoming you back in our hotel. I am sad to hear that you were told that we don't offer Room Service. Please accept my apologizes as we do provide Room Service and you should have been told as such. From my part I will ensure that our staff members know this to ensure this doesn't happen in the future. Again Thank You again for you review and we hope to see you again soon.
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We visited here as a result of having an ill relative in a nearby hospital and we needed to book a last minute room.

We arrived very late in the evening and very hungry. The staff were so kind and caring. When they found out about our hospital visit they immediately opened t
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Six of us went for breakfast in the Darnley yesterday and it was fab !!! We had mixtures of a full irish , pancakes , breakfast sandwiches and everybody devoured their food ! The presentation was excellent , especially on the pancakes and it was a lovely treat . The hotel is plea
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Response from David S, General Manager at Darnley Lodge Hotel
Responded 17 Sep 2018
Dear Claire, Thank you so much for your lovely review. This is much appreciated! :0) Delighted to hear you were able to sample some dishes from our new breakfast menu; and much of all that you and your friends enjoyed them. The chef will be vey proud to hear your great feedback. I will pass on your good word to all the hotel staff Looking forward to having you back again for brekkie. Kind regards
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All photosTravellerDining Room & Suite
"Did not stay in Hotel just had food there."
"ask for the family room"
"If you are staying out late, make sure to get phone number for reception as they lock the doors after a certain time"
"go for the Jewel suite"
"eat dinner in the restaurant. It is so good"
US$ 115 - US$ 135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
IrelandProvince of LeinsterAthboy
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