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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Although Dooleys is a 3 star hotel it has all the conveniences and amenities of a 4 star. Rooms were lovely, a lively bar, and very helpful and friendly staff. We had dinner here,and the food was really nice and reasonably priced.

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

Hi SusanPatrick, Thank you for your lovely compliment. We try to be the best 3 star out there but to be told we are like a 4 star is just great. We will continue to do our best and give the best possible service to all guests. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you in...

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Overpriced hotel for rooms there outdated old tvs ,old mattress old dated furniture wanting an extra 20 euros for breakfast you can get cheaper nicer accom in Waterford ie Dyehouse Marys Street Waterford clean rooms in a quirky home and at a decent price.

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

Hi hoosey22, I am sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your stay with us. We give the option of booking rooms with us in several different ways. One option is room only which doesn't include breakfast and another is on a Bed & Breakfast Rate. We made you aware on check-in that you had booked a room only rate...

Dublin
Reviewed 14 October 2015

I stayed in Dooley’s last year and I have to say it was like stepping back in time. The hotel still retains its old worldly charm. It’s a family run hotel and from the moment you check in with the warm friendly welcome you feel so at ease and ready to relax and enjoy the wonderful atmosphere. The rooms are...

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

Hi Dublin Blue Eyes, Thank you for your review and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again soon, Kind Regards, Michael Collins Operations Manager

Haverfordwest
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Just a brief overnight stay, having just got off the ferry at Rosslare. Would have stayed longer but touring the Ring of Kerry. However, our room was spacious and very clean, I love the feel of crisp cotton sheets! The staff were pleasant and helpful. What more can you ask? We will happily return, for maybe a longer stay, on...

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

Hi Patsi G, We are delighted you enjoyed your short stay with us and I hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip. Maybe next time you can spend more time in the Sunny South East. Waterford is an ideal base to explore the South East. Kind Regards, Michael Collins Operations Manager

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

A great hotel good rooms good food great rooms and bathrooms staff are fantastic and could not do enough for you I would use them again close to shops and restaurants pubs with live music in most pubs

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

Hi Robert M, Thank you for your wonderful 5 star review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future, Kind Regards, Michael Collins Operations Manager

Kamloops
Reviewed 11 October 2015

The hotel room was spacious and very clean. The employees were friendly and prompt, both at the front desk and in the bar/restaurant. We enjoyed our short stay here and would recommend this for a stay in Waterford.

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Hi UKStacey, We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and that you would recommend us for a stay in Waterford. We hope to see you back in the future, Kind Regards, Michael Collins Operations Manager

New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

We stumbled upon this hotel. Had lunch which was okay. The calamari was not something that I would recommend. Actually don't eat it. The reception were very accommodating. Our room was a queen and single. Decent size however no a/c in the room nor a fan. Have realized that this is a luxury in Ireland. Overall great night sleep even...

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

Hi KADenno, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at Dooley's Hotel. We are delighted you enjoyed your guest bedroom. Had we known you required a fan we could have sent one up immediately. I am disappointed to read you didn't enjoy your lunch. We pride ourselves on our food at Dooley's Hotel and it...

Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Very clean and friendly, excellent food. Perfect central location for the function. Over 120 of us catered for very well. reduced price all day car parking across the road (€3). Very handy for train (across bridge) and bus (across road) too.

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

Hi Craiger 2015, Thank you for reviewing your stay with us and we are delighted you enjoyed your School Reunion Dinner. It was great to be able to look after you all and we hope to see you in the future, Kind Regards, Michael Collins Operations Manager

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Great hotel. Rooms refurbished and extremely comfortable. Wonderful, friendly staff. Excellent food. All round great hotel. I am a repeat visitor to this hotel on my trips to Waterford. Strongly recommend.

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Hi Mary H., Thank you so much for your 5 star review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you back with us soon, Kind Regards, Michael Collins Operations Manager

San Jose
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Not enough light in the room and the lights they had were not bright. I understand the hotel is old and maybe there's no money to refurbish, but how much money are better light bulbs? The room was a turn-off. The bottoms of the beds were enclosed with fake leather (I think) which had big holes and was peeling off....

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Hi Cleo Too, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at Dooley's Hotel. It is disappointing to hear you found our guest bedrooms dark. We happily invest back into our hotel every year and we provide as good a quality of light bulb as everywhere else. We try and use our lighting to create a...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Dooley's Hotel Waterford

Address: Merchants Quay, Waterford 00353, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Waterford > Waterford
Price Range: ₹ 3,952 - ₹ 10,939 (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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Dooleys Hotel Waterford
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#1 Business Hotel in Waterford
#5 Family Hotel in Waterford
#5 Romantic Hotel in Waterford
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