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Gilford, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Hodson bay hotel is a large hotel facing out unto the marina & lough. Good location , great facilities , good staff. Interior perhaps getting a little tired but it's spotlessly clean. In room entertainment was unexpected but did put a smile on your dial! It appears that the walls are 'paper thin' so the amorous couple's 2.30am antics could...

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County Kildare, Ireland
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

As a couple me and my partner have stayed in many hotels where there are children next door awake at 6am banging on the walls and doors. As a treat we booked a deluxe room which is situated in the new wing and is adults only. It was a nice escape for us seen as we have no children of...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Stayed here saturday night 21st jan. Stayed in room 644. Room was a deluxe lakeview, it was perfect the view was second to none. All the staff we encounterd were professional polite and always smiling. Bar and bar food was good. The hotel is clean and well maintaned. Spa and pool facilities are a bonus. We will be back in...

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2Thank Daran O
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have stayed in this hotel for the past 6 years usually staying in the retreat delux room overlooking the bay. This is probably the best room I have stayed in ever. Comfortable beds, floor to ceiling windows, spa bath and separate powerful shower. The staff couldn't have been more helpful, nothing was too much trouble. Breakfast for us was...

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3Thank Phillip G
James_Dilleen, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Phillip G, Many thanks for sharing this wonderful review. We always hope that our guests enjoy every minute of their stay and thankfully judging by your review, it would seem that we succeeded in our efforts! I will pass on your lovely comments to your team and we look forward to your next stay with us. Kind Regards, James...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed here over the new year, It was very well organised and welcoming. I brought my 90 year old grandmother with me and the staff where more than helpful ensuring we got a room on the ground floor and to help with anything we needed. We ate at the L'escale restaurant on both nights and the food was very...

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3Thank Ainy C
James_Dilleen, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ainy C, Many thanks for taking the time to provide such a wonderful review- I’m thrilled to hear that you enjoyed all of the elements of your stay. It is our duty to ensure that guests thoroughly enjoy their experience and I’m genuinely delighted that you did. I will pass on your kind words to Zara, she will be...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Hodson Bay Hotel on 14th & 15th January as a couple The Customer Service is absolutely fantastic! Everything flowed from the time we arrived until we left. We stayed in a beautiful room in the new part of hotel. The staff from arrival at reception through to waiting staff and cleaners were so friendly. Thank you...

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James_Dilleen, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear AnnieMc141, Thank you for your TripAdvisor review. We are glad that you had such a memorable experience as a result of your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back to us soon should your travels next bring you to Athlone. I am proud to pass on your comments to the entire team here at the hotel....

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on our 1st family get away..my partner & I and out 14 week old little girl ..I'm a first time mam & really was looking forward to this break.. I bought the deal on deal rush ..& the hotels pics and rooms looked amazing...untilL we Arrived 😓 we requested a double room ..we had 3 beds in the room...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We returned this weekend for a second try at a weekend away which we started on a Friday evening in December but had to abandon it due to my wife developing a bad flu attack. The staff were fabulous and rescheduled the weekend with little fuss and a generous spirit. Our lakeview rooms were excellent on both occasions and the...

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3Thank Chris G
James_Dilleen, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Chris and Aine, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about our Hotel. We were very sad to hear that you had to leave at such short notice. We hope that you have recovered and are well. I will ensure to pass your wonderful comments to our very dedicated team. We look forward to...

Athlone, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my husband decided to take a day trip to the Spa in The Hodson Bay hotel where we were greeted with a warm welcome from Emer who we found very friendly and helpful. We had a wonderful experience and we will definitely be back!

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James_Dilleen, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear mariek172017, Thank you for your great review on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you had such a positive experience while using our spa facilities at The Hodson Bay Hotel. I will be sure to pass on your kind comments to Emer in the Spa. We look forward to welcoming back to the hotel soon. Kind Regards, James Dilleen.

dublin
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first time staying in this hotel,and i enjoyed staying here,we got a warm welcome on arrival and the rooms are very nice BUT 2 things happened that put a downer on the weekend,We stayed the weekend of 6/8 jan 2017 and it was very busy with a large function going on in the hotel that weekend ,i...

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James_Dilleen, General Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear donkeydublin, Thank you for your recent TripAdvisor review. Please accept our apologies for the shortcomings you experienced. We take all feedback seriously so that we may fine tune our operations in the hope that you will see an improvement when you next decide to use us again. Kind Regards, James Dilleen

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • 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)
Located on the gorgeous shores of Lough Ree and with 176 bedrooms, the 4-Star Hodson Bay Hotel is the premier choice for a divine relaxation getaway. With scenic lakeshore walks, championship golf courses and lake cruises on our doorstep, you’ll have a rich choice of enjoyable activities. For families, we have our fully supervised Penguin Kids Camp with fun and games to keep all our little VIPs entertained. Why not avail of our babysitting service and relax in our onsite spa? Or enjoy quality family time in our leisure centre complete with kiddies pool. 'Retreat at Hodson Bay’ is an area of the hotel which is exclusively for adults to ensure your stay is restful and that you are guaranteed peace and quiet to unwind in the beautifully-designed rooms. To revive and rejuvenate yourself, take advantage of our award-winning 'Spa at Hodson Bay'. Both of our restaurants offer mouth-watering local produce; and to end the day take a seat along our lakeview conservatory or enjoy our nightly in-house complimentary activities. The heart of the Midlands is a magical place, so treat yourself to a break in this picturesque setting and let our dedicated staff make your stay one to remember ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hodson Bay Hotel

Address: | Hodson Bay, Athlone N37 XR82, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Westmeath > Athlone
Price Range: £67 - £159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hodson Bay Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 176
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Also Known As:
Hodson Bay Athlone
Hotel Hodson Bay
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Athlone
#3 Spa Hotel in Athlone
#4 Family Hotel in Athlone
#4 Romantic Hotel in Athlone
#5 Luxury Hotel in Athlone
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“If it's for a couple then try the rooms in the retreat section. More comfort and quite”
 of 5 bubbles 66phillipg, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Make sure your room is nowhere near the boiler house/air conditioning unit”
 of 5 bubbles jamesie67, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If adults travelling ask for adult only rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles EKdublin, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a lake view?”
 of 5 bubbles georgie159, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Look or lake view”
 of 5 bubbles patm947, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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