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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

It's been a few years since I last stayed here. It's certainly changed for the better! Room at the lodge was comfy and big enough. The hotel had a wedding on that evening but the staff still looked after the residents just as equally.

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Ciara A, Receptionist at Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback, it was lovely to welcome you back to the hotel after a number of years. We are absolutely thrilled to hear you favoured our new extension and refurbishment of the hotel, and felt well looked after by our Woodenbridge team members. I shall pass your wonderful comments along to all of our team....

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this hotel & travelled down to it and were quite happy with the appearance set into the Wicklow mist, we ordered dinner ( beautiful & plenty) , the ladies very friendly and helpful that served us, Ciaran the barman was brilliant ( only for him I would have given a 1 star review) but our problem was with...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fabulous stay over new year, Lorcan went out of his way to make our stay enjoyable, everything ran smoothly and he still had time to have a chat with everyone, with his personality and management skills any hotel in the world would be lucky to have him. Gillian provided exceptional service with food and drinks and kept everything...

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Ciara A, Receptionist at Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Wonderful to hear from you and thank you for your five star review. We are pleased to hear you felt well looked after by our Woodenbridge team members (especially Lorcan and Gillian- they are wonderful emcees- we are so lucky to have them). We take great pride in all our staff and we take our customer service very...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I attended a family wedding here in October and will definitely return. We had booked a room with 2nd bed for our son but received a double room. This was quickly resolved when we asked at reception. The meal at the wedding reception was lovely and service was great. They made a special effort with our son during the meal...

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Ciara A, Receptionist at Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review, it is such a pleasure to hear back from our guests. We are delighted you enjoyed the wedding celebrations- Woodenbridge always promises a memorable time! I am pleased to hear you felt accommodated and well looked-after by our dedicated Woodenbridge Team. I am sorry that you came across some issues during your...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we have stayed here before and were a little disappointed this time around.The hotel extension is quite modern and the bar has alot more space but it has lost its homely atmosphere and charisma.The food this time around was poor,steak lacked any flavour and mushrooms and onions tasteless and soaked in grease. Overall not as good as previos visits

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Ciara A, Receptionist at Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review, it was lovely to have you stay with us again. Our new extension has been reveived very well, with lovely cosy areas with their own fireplaces and we have kept the front part of the bar original for our guests that prefer the more homely atmosphere. I’m sorry if you were disappointed with...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Woodenbridge Hotel last night for a bite to eat whilst staying at a local guest house. I have to say that I was very disappointed at the quality of the food. I ordered chicken fajitas and was surprised at the unconventional presentation with rice, only one tortilla wrap and an unusual sauce. Any fajitas I have had...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were returning from a holiday in Europe and decided to spend New year's eve after getting off the ferry. We were really impressed with how clean the hotel was. Our room was really lovely . We had a three course meal which was delicious. Waitresses were great very attentive. The two lady waitresses in the bar on 30th Dec...

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Ciara A, Receptionist at Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Firstly, I would like to thank you for giving us such a wonderful five star review. We always ensure good company in our Goldmines Bar when ringing in a new year! I am glad to hear you enjoyed the New Year's Eve festivities and your short break-away with us. I will pass your superb comments to Chloe and...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where to start, beautiful venue and amazing staff. Stephen and Cathy look after us all so well. The food was delicious and the service was amazing. Would highly recommend this hotel for a wedding. What a great place to see out 2016 and welcome in 2017 with family and friends

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Ciara A, Receptionist at Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you very much for your wonderful five star review, and may I wish you a very Happy New Year. It is lovely to hear from you and to hear you enoyed the wedding celebrations- it was a great day for all! I will pass on your complimentary comments to Cathy, Stephen, and all of the Woodenbridge staff...

Rep of Ireland
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Great hotel, very clean with very welcoming staff. We ate in the bar when we arrived, lovely food and very quick service also. Our room was over in the lodge part of the hotel, the room had one double and a single bed, had everything you'd need for a single night stay. Breakfast the following morning was self service and...

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Ciara A, Receptionist at Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind comments, it is great to receive such positive feedback from our guests. The satisfaction of our guests is of highest priority and it is important to us that our guests feel welcome and comfortable, and we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and your dining with us. We look forward to...

County Kildare, Ireland
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Spent a wonderful weekend in Avoca staying in this hotel. We stayed in the lodge which is directly across the road it is a beautiful scenic area an amazing setting for a winters wedding. It is a three star hotel so it is a little dated needs some small decorating fixes, but it is homely, cosy and warm. The staff...

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Ciara A, Receptionist at Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review, it is wonderful to receive your feedback on your recent stay with us. I'm glad you enjoyed the atmosphere and character of the hotel, and I will pass on your comments to all the staff. We will make sure to address all the issues you have raised, it helps us make it a...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Golf course
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the vale of Avoca, one of Ireland’s most beautiful locations, and established in 1608, Woodenbridge hotel is the oldest hotel in Ireland and one of the few remaining family-run hotels. The hotel itself overlooks the vale of Avoca and the amazing Woodenbridge golf club, while Woodenbridge lodge is adjacent to the main hotel and is surrounded by peaceful gardens on the banks of the Aughrim River. All of the rooms are en-suite and with complimentary wireless access. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge

Address: Vale of Avoca, Arklow, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Arklow
Price Range: €55 - €151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 62
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Also Known As:
Woodenbridge Hotel And Lodge
Woodenbridge Hotel Arklow
Best Western Woodenbridge Hotel
Best Western Arklow
Arklow Best Western
Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge Arklow, County Wicklow
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“we stayed in the lodge,rooms quite good but basic”
 of 5 bubbles carlito6391, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Didn't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles rachelgU9824JV, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles rtmb1247, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“we had a room at the front of the lodge, the music from the hotel was very loud request a room at back of lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles ciarad524, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“River view in the Lodge”
 of 5 bubbles HoPip, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
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