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Darnley Lodge Hotel

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Kilkenny, Ireland
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed my weekend in this hotel. It was clean & staff were lovely.. I would highly recommend it for a hen weekend as they organise everything for you. The food was lovely too. We went to the cousy farm & the hotel organise the bus etc.

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Bury Lancs
Reviewed 7 September 2016

What a change at the hotel since my last visit, staff pleasant and helpful, room clean spacious, lots of wardrobe space and hangers, bathroom enormous with lovely towels, everywhere was clean plus there was bottled water provided when we arrived. We chose the full Irish breakfast it was one of the largest and well presented and cooked I have had...

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Thank ahappyTog
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The staff were really wonderful very helpful with everything and the food was amazing we really enjoyed it, then we had a chat with the owner David was really a pleasure to talk too. Also Ryan was very good behind the bar was never waiting for a drink.. Will definitely be back..

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We stayed here as we were attending a wedding nearby. Not the most attractive building but the room was good and had everything we wanted.The staff were super-friendly and the restaurant, although not haute cuisine, served excellent food in large portions at a reasonable price. I can recommend the steak. I would recommend this hotel if you are staying in...

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Thank Jackwh1946
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Myself and my wife visited here for lunch recently, along with our two year old son. We had just called in to friends locally and decided on a whim to pop in for lunch. For speed of service, friendly greeting and value for money this place cannot be faulted. We were seated very quickly even though we arrived in the...

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Thank Shane F
Kells, Ireland
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We go a lot to the Darnley lodge for dinner as the food is delicious and the staff are friendly and very helpful we attended a wedding there last week and it was top class from you arrived until you left food was brilliant everything was perfect top class

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Thank carolinemooney
Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Good old style hotel large rooms with on suit room has tv/ hairdryer and heating you can control. breakfasts great staff bar priced right very helpful and friendly .hotel is in the main street near all shops

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Navan, Ireland
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Since the darnley has been taken over by new owner and management it has been given a new lease of life. A long time ago the darnley was a fantastic little hotel.But over the last decade it had gone down hill. But the new ownership has really made a difference. Happy to report that the bar menu and evening dinner...

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Thank rwandrew
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 July 2016

The carvery here is first class, great variety, food is hot which is not always the case with a carvery apart from the meats, there was a curry and a veggie option staff friendly and great value of money if in this area go visit keep up the quality!!!!

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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Darnley were wonderful in providing a family meal after my brother's funeral. Nothing was to much trouble. The food was excellent The room was beautifully presented. All the arrangements was handled with great professionalism at such a difficult time. Thank you David and all your staff.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Darnley Lodge Hotel

Address: Main Street, Athboy, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Meath > Athboy
Price Range: €68 - €99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Darnley Lodge Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Was told the top floor had great rooms , but did not see them for myself”
 of 5 bubbles Grandpaddy, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“There are no ground floor rooms , but we had help with our luggage .”
 of 5 bubbles FayM717, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 1, looking out over the front of the Hotel was very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles Sheila93, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“Request a lower room if reduced mobility.”
 of 5 bubbles 460elained, 28 Jun 2015 | Read review
“I like staying on the second floor even though there's more stairs to climb!”
 of 5 bubbles Whiskeymom, 5 Feb 2015 | Read review
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