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Middle Road Ardmore Bay, Ardmore Ireland
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2022 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
The Cliff House Hotel. A Hotel For Seaside Luxury regarded as one of the finest small luxury five-star hotels in Ireland, The Cliff House Hotel is a 39-room Irish seaside boutique hotel in the traditional fishing village of Ardmore. Our privately owned hotel also features an intimate Irish destination spa as well as the only Michelin-starred restaurant in Ireland outside Dublin. The building seems to defy gravity, clinging to a cliff on the south side of Ardmore Bay where there has long been a fishing village. From sun-drenched terraces and private balconies it is possible to see Ardmore’s golden sands, lobster pots and dolphins that play out on the water. All our luxury rooms and suites are sea facing while many are interconnected to provide family-friendly configurations. Our intimate destination spa, The Well, is a key attraction.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycle rental
Babysitting
Parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Hiking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Massage
Steam room
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
Butler service
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Fireplace
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Minibar
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Safe
Telephone
Iron
Laptop safe
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Alfred L wrote a review 15 Aug
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Hotel and all the Staff were perfect. Suite over looking the sea was surely 5 Star. Spa. WE had massages. Excellent Swimming pool was gorgeous and quiet. Our car was a Tesla EV. Porter immediately put the car on charge after arrival.
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Date of stay: August 2022
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Dear A & J, Thank you for your wonderful review and delighted to hear you enjoyed the Spa. Hopefully we get to welcome you back in the near future! Kind regards Claire Lynch Guest Relations Manager
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paulK5362GQ wrote a review 9 Aug
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Fabulous hotel with top notch service. The panoramic views from the restaurant terrace is stunning and creates a delightful ambiance. The Bar restaurant features local sourced ingredients. Food was top class
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Dear paulK5362GQ Thank you for having visited and happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us and meal in our Bar. We look forward to welcoming you back at some stage in the near future Kind regards Claire Lynch Guest Relations Manager
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simon p wrote a review 8 Aug
Bedworth, United Kingdom143 contributions122 helpful votes
It’s not at all difficult to rate this as highly as I can. From start to finish, the bit that really matters was perfect: the service of the staff. Everyone was so friendly and helpful. I don’t think there was a point where someone could have done more. What truly matters in a hotel is the service, beyond that it is all set-dressing and whilst the scenery is this good, no-one could top that! We were blessed with superb weather which helped but I honestly think that it wouldn’t have mattered if it had been not so good. We ate in both restaurants and had superb food and service in both. As a bonus there’s an EV charger available which ran at a very-helpful 9.4kw for me.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Dear 336simonp Delighted to receive your review and gorgeous images this morning! We really appreciate the kind words regarding our hard working team also. Looking forward to welcoming you back Claire Lynch Guest Relations Manager
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deirdre m wrote a review 8 Aug
Co. Clare14 contributions1 helpful vote
From the moment the porter took my car to park it until I checked out the following morning, the staff at Cliff House made me feel like I was the most important guest there. A beautiful setting and a wonderful experience.
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Dear 723deirdrem, Thank you for taking the time to review us and delighted to hear you had a wonderful experience Hopefully we will get to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards, Claire Lynch Guest Relations Manager
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Andrea H wrote a review 6 Aug
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We went for a small family dinner the other weekend and we got a fabulous meal, the waiter named Clara was serving and was so nice and efficient with orders and the kitchen were very accommodating towards our needs. Would definitely return again for a family occasion or with friends.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Dear andreahK5996UN Thank you for having visited and taking the time to review us. I will ensure to pass your comments onto Clara and delighted to hear you will return! Kind regards Claire Lynch Guest Relations Manager
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Gerry M wrote a review 6 Aug
Dublin, Ireland54 contributions21 helpful votes
We stayed for three nights in the Cliff House to celebrate our 25th. The setting is perfect - it is hard to beat waking in the morning, opening the curtains and taking in the view of Ardmore Bay. Room was spotless and spacious. We had the tasting menu in the restaurant as our celebratory meal - it was faultless and so special given it is based on local produce. Each course was introduced by the waiter/waitress with style. We were even given a "congratulations" card at the end of our meal. A lovely touch. Staff were very friendly and helpful throughout and one exceptional point was that in advance of every meal we had, staff knew I had a gluten problem and were able to advise accordingly. Definitely a place to celebrate a special occasion. Thank you all at Cliff House.
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Dear GerryM389, Thank you for your wonderful review and congratulations on your 25th Wedding Anniversary Delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate your kind word on our House Restaurant Team which I will ensure to pass on. We hope to welcome you back to us in the near future. Kind regards Claire Lynch Guest Relations Manager
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Dermot R wrote a review 6 Aug
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We availed of the couples retreat package and felt of was very good value given the quality of the food, the room and the service. The view is the star of the show here, but this is complimented by true 5 star quality augmented by service that is top notch but never stuffy
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Dear dermotr55, Thank you very much for having stayed and taking the time to review us. Delighted to hear you had an enjoyable stay Kind regards Claire Lynch Guest Relations Manager
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Diane G wrote a review 3 Aug
Derry, United Kingdom2 contributions
Absolutely amazing place Accommodation, food, staff, facilities, location, comfort and warm welcome awaits all guests. Most amazing place we have ever stayed. Thank you all so much for such a wonderful experience Dermot and Diane Gormley
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Dear Mr & Mrs Gormey Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It was lovely to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Kind regards Claire Lynch Guest Relations Manager
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1390601Susan wrote a review 3 Aug
Ratoath, Ireland4 contributions22 helpful votes
A truly memorable stay - everything was perfection from our room with a sea view, the personal service from the highly trained staff, seven course tasting menu and spa treatments. If you have a special occasion coming up don't hesitate to book.
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Dear 1390601Susan, Thank you for having stayed and I will ensure to pass your kind comments onto our team. Delighted to hear you had an enjoyable experience in our House Michelin Restaurant also. Hopefully we will get an opportunity to welcome you back for your next special occasion! Kind regards Claire Lynch Guest Relations Manager
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Fiona B wrote a review 3 Aug
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Beautiful place, staff could not have done more for us! Gorgeous rooms and views from all over the hotel. Pool and facilities were faultless. Excellent service in both of our dining experiences. We will be back.
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Dear 641fionab, Thank you, we appreciate the kind words regarding our hard working team. Delighted to hear you will be back also, we look forward to your return! Kind regards Claire Lynch Guest Relations Manager
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PRICE RANGE
US$369 - US$566 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
IrelandProvince of MunsterCounty WaterfordArdmore
NUMBER OF ROOMS
39
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cliff House Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Cliff House Hotel?
Nearby attractions include St Declan's Well and Oratory (0.2 km), Ardmore Open Farm & Mini Zoo (4.1 km), and The Round Tower (0.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Cliff House Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Cliff House Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Cliff House Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Cliff House Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Cliff House Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include House Restaurant at Cliff House Hotel, Whitehorses, and Shipmates Restaurant & Take-Away.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Cliff House Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Is Cliff House Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Ardmore.
Are any cleaning services offered at Cliff House Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Cliff House Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Cliff House Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Round Tower (0.8 km) and Ardmore Round Tower And Cathedral (0.7 km).