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Reviewed 21 January 2015

very nice comfortable hotel, even though the entrance could do with a face lift, we found the staff and food to be very good. also the entertainment in the bar was very enjoyable! Would def stay here again! thank you!!!

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mcshal, Manager at Dooley's Hotel Waterford, responded to this review

@ Eileen R Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We at Dooley's Hotel strive to give our guests an friendly and welcoming stay with us. Thank you for your high praise and we do hope that you are enticed back to Waterford again to pay us another visit. Thank you Mairead

St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Reviewed 21 January 2015

I made three visits to Ireland for business in 2014, and stayed at Dooley's twice. It was recommended by several co-workers who had stayed there, and I can see why. For a foreigner, it has a pretty ideal location with many attractions in close walking distance. I rented a car thinking I would need to drive most places, and rarely...

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mcshal, Manager at Dooley's Hotel Waterford, responded to this review

@ seinfield4444 Thank you for your very kind review of Dooley's Hotel. I am glad that you pointed out our ideal location in the city, everything really is within walking distance for Tourists and locals alike. With close proximity to tourist attractions, Shops and great eateries it really does have it all. Should your Job call for a return stay...

Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 15 January 2015

We had our staff Christmas party in Dooleys Hotel this year. All the ingredients for a great night were there, warm welcome, excellent food, excellent service, great entertainment. As a catering company our standards are high for our night out and Dooleys did not disappoint. Well done to all the staff and from us all thank you for a memorable...

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mcshal, Manager at Dooley's Hotel Waterford, responded to this review

@ PeterF Thank you for your kind review of Dooley's Hotel. I was especially blown away by what you said that Dooley's Hotel has all Ingredient's for a great Night. Please be assured that we will continue to strive for the high standards that you had received over the Christmas period. We hope that we can be of service to...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2015

we spent four nights at Dooley's during our Irish travels, and found the hotel a good base to tour the town but a little tired. it was a bit of a maze getting to our room but we did have a view of the river. we had read reviews that mentioned the hotel was being upgraded but they obviously hadn't...

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@ColinAJA Thank you for taking the time to leave such an indept review of Dooley's Hotel. I am disappointed that you did not thoroughly enjoy your stay with us. Please be assured that we will address your shortcomings with our departments and will use these for training and improving our services to our guests. Had we known of your issues...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 13 January 2015

Just back from break in Waterford at Dooleys Hotel,very friendly staff and helpful too.Locatioon perfect just a short walk from shopping area Shaws only a short walk away, so many resturants you will be spoiled for choice. My only quibble was the showers in bedrooms ,a little dated??

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mcshal, Manager at Dooley's Hotel Waterford, responded to this review

@sassy siren 2014 Thank you for taking the time out to leave us your feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We pride ourselves with delivering a friendly and professional service for all of our customers to enjoy. We hope we can temp you back to Waterford again soon. Kind regards Mairead

Reviewed 13 January 2015

We held our Staff Party in Dooleys and all stayed overnight. The hotel was a great choice for us. Planning the event was so easy, with all the help we got from the staff at the hotel. The rooms were great, very spacious, spotlessly clean, very modern, bright and all newly decorated. My room had a double and single bed...

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mcshal, Manager at Dooley's Hotel Waterford, responded to this review

@annec Thank you so much for your kind review of Dooley's Hotel. Your Comments are greatly appreciated and we are delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay and party with us. Please be assured that your high praise will not lead to complacency and we will continue to strive for the high standards that you have experienced throughout your stay...

Mallow, Ireland
Reviewed 13 January 2015

I attended Cronins Travel group party in Dooleys hotel, and in all fairness could not have asked for a better location. all the staff without exception are great at what they do. The reception, bar, dining staff, along with the managers do a great job together. the hotel itself is clean and well looked after. the room I had on...

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mcshal, Manager at Dooley's Hotel Waterford, responded to this review

@Niall C Thank you for your kind feedback and choosing Dooley's Hotel as a base for your Christmas Party. We are delighted that our property and our recent refurbishment were highlighted in your review. We are currently in the process of upgrading a lot of our rooms for our guests comfort. We will pass on your great praise to all...

County Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 13 January 2015

What a gem of a hotel, stayed here recently for one night I am delighted to say the hotel was fantastic. Check-in was quick and smooth. We had booked a double room. We were allocated a beautiful room at the end of the hall on the second floor. The room had a double and a single bed, a spacious walk-in...

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mcshal, Manager at Dooley's Hotel Waterford, responded to this review

@ Deirdre K Thank you for your wonderful review of Dooley's Hotel. We are delighted to hear that our hotel surpassed your expectations. We will endeavour to keep these high standards for our customers and guests to experience. I will make sure to pass on your feedback to all departments especially our Kitchen staff who work extremely hard behind the...

Mallow, Ireland
Reviewed 13 January 2015

Our company of employment made the decision to have our staff Christmas party at Dooley's Hotel. What a great decision that was. I arrived at the hotel and was greeted by the lovely reception staff. As I was part of a large group all room keys were ready and waiting our arrival. No delay checking in. I was allocated a...

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mcshal, Manager at Dooley's Hotel Waterford, responded to this review

@jodeane71 Thank you for such a lovely review of Dooley's Hotel. We were delighted that you choose Dooley's Hotel for such an important function. We are glad that you enjoyed staying in one of our recently refurbished rooms, we make every effort to continue to grow and upgrade our guests facilities to make their time spent with us the best...

Trondheim, Norway
Reviewed 13 January 2015

We stayed at Dooleys over the weekend for a work function and we were truly impressed with the hotel. The function room looked fantastic, service staff were really attentive and the food was just superbly presented and so tasty! It was so good I thought we were at a wedding! We moved into the bar after dinner, where there was...

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@ aidi23 Thank you for taking the time out to write such a lovely and encouraging review. We are glad that you enjoyed your staff night with us and so glad that we could host such an important event. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and we will be delighted to share these with our staff who work extremely hard to...

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