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Clayton Hotel Limerick
Ranked #8 of 20 Hotels in Limerick
Certificate of Excellence
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“American Flight Crew”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2012

I am part of a 3 man crew on an American Gulfstream Jet. We come to Limerick (approx) 6 times per yr. We used to stay at a less expensive 'chain brand hotel' on Henry Street. But the last 3 times, we stayed at Clarion. When i am not working as a flight attendant, I work at a 4 diamond AAA hotel at home in Providence, RI. So, It's safe to say my standards are quite high. Each time we have stayed here, the staff was fantastic. We love the bartender. He always remembers us by name. We always get a 'welcome back Karen, Gary and Greg! And check in is quick and friendly. You can't beat the views from this place either. Whether it is an evening cocktail or a morning coffee, the deck on the Clarion in Limerick is second to none. The rooms are quite roomy and spotless. If possible, try for a water view on a higher level. My last visit was on floor 11. They are also quite flexible with our frequent request for a late check out. The food in the restaurant is always very good. And the service is outstanding. It is a quick 5 minute walk to downtown. I have been meaning to write a good review for this hotel for over a year now. We are returning to Ireland on April 22nd... and YOU BET WE WILL BE STAYING HERE. Do not hesitate to choose this hotel while in Limerick.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled on business
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ClarionHotelLimerick, General Manager at Clayton Hotel Limerick, responded to this review, 11 April 2012
Thank you for your review. Delighted to hear that you and your team are now regular guests with us and that you enjoyed your last 3 visits. We are very proud of all our staff, they are very friendly and welcoming. Please ensure you ask for me when you come back on 22nd April. I look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Ivan Tuohy General Manager
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2012

We stay at the Clarion Hotel, Limerick a few weeks ago, it was a lovely relaxing stay. We stayed in the hotel a few years ago and where in a room on the 11th floor which was amazing, the room we stayed in this time was really nice but nothing in comparing to the 11th floor. Bar staff were very helpful as were the restaurant personal.
The only down side is to have to pay for parking which is 8.50 per day and wi-fi isnt very good

Room Tip: 11th floor not 3rd floor
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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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ClarionHotelLimerick, General Manager at Clayton Hotel Limerick, responded to this review, 11 April 2012
Thank you for your review. Delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us. We are currently in the process of installing 100MB free wifi throughout the hotel. Over the past year, the demand on our system has proven to be outdated due to the high volume of wifi enable units in the marketplace. We recognize the fact that some our guests are now currently using up to 3 wifi units in their hotel bedroom. Our new wifi will be in place by the end of April 12. Looking forward to welcoming you back.
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Westport, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2012

lovely hotel clean room fantastic beautiful view of the river. ate in little restaurant the french table just up from hotel a definite must.

Room Tip: ask for room high up views amazing
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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled with friends
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ClarionHotelLimerick, General Manager at Clayton Hotel Limerick, responded to this review, 11 April 2012
Thank you for your review. Delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us. The French Table is a great restaurant. Looking forward to welcoming you back.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2012

Checkin was a doddle, fast and efficient.

We had purchased 2 nights B&B, including Irish breakfasts and 1 evening dinner.
Dinner was in the bar/lounge area and we were given the set menu.  A huge choice of starters, mains and sweets.
it was a really hard choice to make but in the end I opted for the Crispy suckling pork belly with a lovely soya ginger glaze sauce, followed by home made steak burger with chunky chips then cheesecake. My wife chose the Veg spring rolls with sweet chilli sauce, then breast of chicken with a creamy cajun sauce and then ice cream basket and fruits.
Both of us enjoyed every part of the meal, it was perfect in every way.
Internet - although its free wifi throughout the hotel and wired in the rooms, we were both using our iPads and iPhones to connect. The signal was extremely  weak in the room but my wife's iPad 1 picked up a signal, whilst my iPad 2 nor iPhone 4 could not get a signal.
As the hotel uses wifi repeaters on each floor, theoretically, you don't need security keys. That would be great if you could get a signal.
In the reception and lobby area you get free wifi BUT you need to get the secruity codes daily from reception.  The downside is that every time you let the iPad go into sleep mode, you had to rekey the user ID and password. This was a real pain and easily avoidable if the hotel configures  its wifi differently.

Bedrooms - very large room with a great view over the Shannon river. Bathroom was large and had a large bath tub and decent shower. The bed was gigantic and don't know how to describe it.  Comfy duvet and comfy bed - so we got a good sleep.
Tea and coffee making facility in the room, iron, AC/heater, work desk and the room had plenty of electric sockets in easy reach and accessible.  There was a fridge in the room but it was empty!!
Wired internet connection at the workdesk.  There were 2 arm chairs and a table.  The only downside of the room was the TV was very old and would probably have been very advanced back in the early 90s.

Breakfast - breakfast was served in the Sinergie restaurant. And again a great view of the Shannon River from the restaurant.  Lots of windows made it bright and airy.
Buffet was really excellent and you could order any 'specials' you might like e.g. salmon and scrambled eggs, Benedict or any type of omelet and poached or fried.
Buffet included bacon, sausage, black & white puddings, beans, scrambled eggs, potato hash-brown type thing.  Lots of different breads and a proper working automatic toaster. Danish and croissants along with cold starters such as hams, sausage, cheeses, fruit etc.
Coffee was the proper stuff - fresh, strong and very tasty.

Alcoholic drinks was expensive at the bar and I heard a few Irish visitors ask the barman to confirm the price they had just paid. 

Parking - we offloaded the cases at the hotel entrance and then after depositing them in the room, took the car to a nearby multi storey car park, less than 1 minute from the hotel.  Cost is 7.50 a day and you can get a card from the hotel if you plan to use the car park a lot during the day.

Room Tip: higher up rooms have superior views
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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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ClarionHotelLimerick, General Manager at Clayton Hotel Limerick, responded to this review, 26 March 2012
Thank you for your wonderful and detailed review on our hotel. I am delighted to hear that you really enjoyed your experience at the Clarion Hotel Limerick. We are currently working on the 2 area’s that you have highlighted in your review, we will have 100mb free wifi throughout the hotel within the next 2 weeks and we are also in the process of buying new flat screen tv’s for all our 158 bedrooms, this should be completed by June 12. We are always reinvesting in our product to ensure that we are continuing to meet the expectations of our customers. Looking forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Ivan Tuohy General Manager
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2012

Stayed one night for work.Room large and quiet .Great reiver view but windows small and high up you have to stand to see out properly,strange for a newish hotel.Room well equipped.One of the 3 beds had a slightly dipped matteress but there were 2 more.The front desk was very helpful.Breakfast was good.Fresh fruit nice room.Dinner slightly strange bar like room oriental food Limerick style but edible.Certainly a lot better than the Maldron and less noisey than the George.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled on business
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ClarionHotelLimerick, General Manager at Clayton Hotel Limerick, responded to this review, 26 March 2012
Thank you for your review and for recommending us ahead of some of our competitors. We offer Thai food in our Kudos bar area however we do also have a European menu that is available 7 days a week. I am delighted that you enjoyed your short stay with us and I look forward to welcoming you back.
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Property: Clayton Hotel Limerick
Address: Clarion Hotel Dock Road Steamboat Quay, Limerick, Ireland (Formerly Clarion Hotel Limerick)
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Limerick > Limerick
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#7 Luxury Hotel in Limerick
#8 Business Hotel in Limerick
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): €€
Hotel Class:4 star — Clayton Hotel Limerick 4*
Number of rooms: 158
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Irelands Tallest Hotel. 4* Hotel with 158 Riverside Bedrooms located in Limerick City Centre. Full leisure centre, 15 minutes from Shannon Airport. ... more   less 
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