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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Spend two mid week nights here recently with my wife and young daughter after gettin a good deal online. The rooms are quite big and very clean. Our deal included two evening meals and breakfast to. All the food was great. No complaints. Plenty of variety on the menu and the breakfast buffet. During the day we had a great...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Arrived quite late on a Friday evening for a weekend break for our family of four. Despite details and ages of our children being given at time of booking, the room we were given only slept three. When I went back down to reception to say that we were four, the receptionist acted surprised that we'd need a fourth bed!...

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1Thank BJonthego
Carlow, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a bite in the corrie bar on 15th March, had 2 'corrie' steaks followed by deserts, food was cooked to perfection, staff very friendly, the manager/waiter was very attentive and chatty , We met the chef whose name was Sergio and told him how much we enjoyed our meal, child friendly, early bird for 3 courses 17.50 you...

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel on a great mid week offer. We were warmly greeted at reception, our room was very comfortable & spacious, with a nice big bathroom, nice calming lights, but useless for reading (the only fault found). Excellent choice of menu, offering a variety of dishes, serving very generous portions. Top marks for food. A well stocked...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here last weekend such a great family hotel! Chloe in reservations sorted our query promptly and professionally! Swimming pool brilliant, dome next door was a amazing feature at the hotels doorstep, the kids loved every second of it and the interactive bowling really impressed them! Food was top quality in the restaurant, better than expected for the price paid!...

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ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a night bite in the bar with my family, hotel is fabulous, very modern, staff very efficient and friendly. We ordered four main courses which varied in prices , I ordered the king prawn tagitailly it was v disappointing the pasta was not cooked properly and came with no sauce, it was first time i had tagitilley dry,...

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nice hotel, staff welcoming, clean tidy hotel, good value for money. Food excellent & a good choice on the menu. The pool could do with an upgrade though. Health & Beauty Salon very good Sue & staff very professional and superb service

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ManagerTHC, General Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

Dia Dhuit a Chara, thanks so much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay to the Talbot Hotel Carlow's Tripadvisor profile. Please know that all feedback is greatly appreciated and will be shared with our entire team. I am so pleased to learn that you enjoyed your short stay with us. We cannot wait to...

Carlow, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a nice hotel often stayed their when having family events and have had a few up their staff always very welcoming clean tidy hotel good value for money on a stay or even for dropping in for a Sunday meal with the family

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ManagerTHC, General Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

Dia Dhuit a Chara, thanks so much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay to the Talbot Hotel Carlow's Tripadvisor profile. Please know that all feedback is greatly appreciated and will be shared with our entire team. I am so pleased to learn that you and your group enjoyed your short stay with us. In...

Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just stayed 1 nt in killeshin junior suites, there 2nd best room in the hotel, the room was not clean the maintenance of the room was awful, broke and missing parts everywhere, bed was so uncomfortable old hard matdress, no bathrobes and slippers no hand soap very little toilet roll, tv signal was awful very fuzzy, room service and food...

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ManagerTHC, General Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

Dia Dhuit a Chara, thanks for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay to the Talbot Hotel Carlow. Please know that all feedback is taken very seriously and will be shared with our entire team. I must begin by saying I do apologise that your stay with us was not up to our usual standards. As...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself and the family had a fantastic couple of days in the Talbot Hotel Carlow. This probably the fifth time we have stayed in the hotel. The Kiddies Club is excellent, they are brought to the Dome next door where they play for and hour and have there dinner for €5. Excellent value .Then back to the hotel for a...

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ManagerTHC, General Manager at Talbot Hotel Carlow, responded to this review

Dia Dhuit a Chara, I am delighted to hear that you and your family had a nice stay with us. It is wonderful to learn that you return back to us each time and I am thrilled to learn that your children enjoy the Talbot Tiger Kids Club. Our kids club is a huge draw for families coming to to...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Talbot Hotel is Carlow town's only four star hotel located 5 minutes drive from the town centre with easy access to motorways and only one hour from Dublin. All 84 spacious guest rooms including two spectacular suites and well appointed interconnecting family rooms are designed, furnished and decorated with the ultimate of guest comfort and convenience in mind. A range of dining options are available at the Talbot Hotel Carlow. Corries Bar & Bistro serves delicious food throughout the day including Morning Coffee, Carvery Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Light Bites & Bistro Favorites. The 4th floor Liberty Tree Restaurant offers scenic views of the surrounding rolling countryside and is open daily for Breakfast and Dinner. The award wining Inspirit Health & Leisure Club boasts a 20m Deck Level Pool, Kids Pool, Sauna, Jacuzzi, Steam Room and Extensive Gym. Indigo Hair & Beauty gives guests the opportunity to relax and be pampered without leaving the hotel. A range of entertainment options are available to hotel residents including the Talbot Tiger's Kids Club at weekends & holiday periods; Live Music & Table Quiz in Corries Bar & Bistro and the DOME Family Entertainment Centre on site offering Bowling, Arcade and Kidzmania Playzone. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Talbot Hotel Carlow

Address: Portlaoise Road, Carlow, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Carlow > Carlow
Price Range: €76 - €189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Talbot Hotel Carlow 4*
Number of rooms: 84
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“We were on 4th floor and heard bit of noise from bar around 11pm, so might have been worse on lower floors”
 of 5 bubbles PadraigC675, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed on the third floor but there was no function or bar music the night we stayed so my recommendation wouldn't be helpful.”
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