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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hunter's Hotel is a time capsule. It feels like you've been transported back to the 1950s. The hotel is justly famous for it's lovely gardens but at this time of the year the fires in the bar are where most people congregate. They do a great traditional afternoon tea and lunch is very good too. Don't expect mod cons.

Thank pmac86
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to this hotel on many occasions for Sunday lunch and come away satisfied but this visit was very different. The soup was supposed to have been leak and potato but could have been anything it was so lacking in flavour. Two of us had lamb which was so tough we struggled to eat it and one friend... More 

Thank Mary M
Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hunter's Hotel is a lovely old coaching inn that is in a fairly remote area. It was a nice break from the hustle and bustle of sight seeing. While a tad dated, our room was large and comfortable. Our room was on the second floor. There is not lift and the stairs are a little steep. Dinner was wonderful! We... More 

Thank H0tlanta
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We spent a very pleasant afternoon in Hunter's. We walked around the gardens before eating and the experience was really nice. The whole house looks as though it's been frozen in time c.1925. Service was friendly and efficient. Food was traditional and the 3 course lunch menu very good value.

Thank Unz13
Frome, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

An old coaching inn that feels like a country house. It is only hour from Dublin but feels as though it is in another time and place. This is not a chic ultra modern hotel but a comfortable and pleasing break from the modern rush. Enjoyed a dinner with local produce with caring service. Breakfast was a lovely choice of... More 

Thank lgmsomerset
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Hunter's Hotel is located 2km from Ashford, Co. Wicklow in the middle of nowhere which was its first attraction for us.It claims to be the oldest Coach Inn in Ireland and I have no reason to dispute that. We travelled there today on the recommendation of a friend for lunch. It was a beautiful day and the sun was shining.... More 

2 Thank Donagh M
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for an overnight with my husband recently. First impressions were a bit disappointing. This really is an old hotel and I feel needs a lot of TLC, however my husband disagreed and thought it was grand the way it was. The food however was excellent as were the staff. The breakfast was the best we've had in a... More 

1 Thank Anita F
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

My wife and I stayed here in mid August. What a gem of a hotel. From the beautiful food at dinner and breakfast to the comfortable and well furnished bedrooms, this hotel is worth a visit. The staff are courteous and helpful in the extreme. We ate dinner every evening of our stay and the food was just delicious. Take... More 

Thank LimerickDh2008
Letterkenny, Ireland
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

We unexpectedly found ourselves in Wicklow with three young children in mid-August and needed a hotel room immediately. This is not an easy task at that time of year. Many hotels seeing we were stuck would have taken advantage but Hunters assisted us and at a very reasonable room rate. Hunters has a slightly faded but delightful grandeur. The bathrooms... More 

Thank TCD4567
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful day at our family wedding. Very quaint hotel with immense beauty. Staff really helpful and friendly and more than nice. Food was delicious.and everywhere very clean. Family friendly and suitable for children and older people aswell. Rooms just beautiful.large.bright and clean.

2 Thank Tanya H

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ireland's oldest coaching inn. Owned and operated by the same family for nearly 200 years. The hotel, where the King and Queen of Sweden have stayed, boasts open fires, antique furniture and award-winning gardens by the banks of the river Vartry in County Wicklow. Situated in the countryside 40 minutes from Dublin city and 5 minutes from Mount Usher gardens. Lunch, dinner and morning coffee are served daily. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hunter's Hotel

Address: Newrath Bridge, Rathnew, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Rathnew
Price Range: £115 - £129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hunter's Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Hunters Hotel Wicklow
Hunter's Hotel County Wicklow, Ireland - Rathnew
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“Your most modern spacious please”
 of 5 bubbles Tallclassyblonde, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Did not stay over-night on this visit .”
 of 5 bubbles Dondelo, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get a room at the back overlooking the gardens which also have original victorian solid panel shutters.”
 of 5 bubbles BLRKE, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Overlooking the garden”
 of 5 bubbles Formerly, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Wifi was a problem. It was only possible to make a connection at the front of the hotel and it was an intermittent service.”
 of 5 bubbles John457, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
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