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Limerick Strand Hotel
Ranked #3 of 20 Hotels in Limerick
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Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Enjoyable visit”
Reviewed 25 February 2014

Pros ... Great central location, comfortable spacious clean room. Plenty of options on kids menu. Our hotel package included trip to king johns castle which was very enjoyable. Very nice breakfast!

Cons... Bar food overpriced and very average, there were 6 of us eating with 5 small children , kids meals are overpriced and don't included dessert as is the case in many other hotels, ice cream is an extra 4 euro, this hotel needs a kids meal deal, I had a very average club sandwich and it was 15 euro. Not worth it! The service in the bar (for bar food) was very slow at times. We ate in the restaurant on the second night and the food quality was definitely better.

In saying that, we would recommend the hotel but it would come with a warning about the overpriced bar food.

Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 24 February 2014

The staff was courteous, and the rooms were nice and clean. I found the hotel was well situated to the everything, where we were able to walk to St. John's Castle, and also within walking distance of all the shopping and city centre. They is a cost of 6 Euros per night for parking at check-out, which i thought was rather reasonable. I was able to come and go with the car as the main desk would provide a stamp to exit the parking area. They was a wide range of choices of food for breakfast; cereals, porridge, sausages, bacon, scrambled egss, fresh fruit, yogurt, juices, and black pudding. Would definately stay here again!

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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Limerick
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Reviewed 24 February 2014 via mobile

Just back from an overnight with my husband and there was nothing we could fault about it. We booked a suite with an enclosed balcony overlooking the river and it was fantastic. Bed was really comfy with plenty of pillows. Great selection of toiletries in the bathroom including a shaving set and toothbrush set. The whole place was spotless clean. Breakfast was exceptional with a fantastic selection of everything. Checking and out was faultless. Lovely staff we will definitely stay again.

Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Smyrna, Delaware
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Reviewed 18 February 2014

This was a nice hotel stay. The room was ok-nothing spectacular, but definitely nice and clean. The hotel is in a nice location and within walking distance to a lot of restaurants and shops. The glass elevators are really pretty and I loved the way the hotel was lit at night. Overall a nice place to stay.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 18 February 2014

Recently arrived here for lunch in the bar, was confused as to how we place an order, no one behind the bar, so we took a seat, got up to find a menu and sat back down, many staff members passed and some took orders from tables around us but not from us so I got up again to be told take a seat and someone would come over to take the order.. sat down, ordered (from a very limited lunch menu) food arrived minus a side order of fries and we were told 'sorry we forgot. will we order them now for you but there will be a ten minute wait' so we decided against. food arrived with no cutlery so up i got again looking for some and again I was told take a seat and someone would bring them over to me, food was only ok, service was confusing, price was poor for the food and service on offer and even though we are local and would find this convenient for us I don't think we will eat here again based on this visit.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with friends
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Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed 16 February 2014

I've never stayed here, but spent many lovely mornings with a drink or coffee in the coffee area.
It has the most Beautiful View on the River in the Whole of Limerick. Calm atmosphere, Quiet, Good service. THE VIEW makes it worth it. Walking distance from everything in Limerick City. If you eat here, you Park For Free. I've spent some days in town after a Breakfast at the hotel with free parking, all you need to do is walk across the bridge from the Strand.n Beautifyl Spot. And when you leave, get your Best-in -Town Brown bread from across the Road at Wild Onion.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled solo
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 11 February 2014

Stayed one night. The friendly and attentive staff was the most impressive aspect of our stay. The breakfast was very good.

The hotel was busy and bustling. However, the room was fine and we were undisturbed by any noise. Noise had been a worry as there were groups and what looked like hen parties. Where-ever they were put we never heard them.

Would not hesitate to stay again.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: Limerick Strand Hotel
Address: Ennis Road, Limerick, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Limerick > Limerick
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 20 Hotels in Limerick
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Limerick Strand Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 184
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Limerick Strand Hotel is an award winning 4*hotel ideally located on O'Callaghan Strand in the heart of Limerick City Centre, Irelands National City of Culture 2014. With stunning vistas of The River Shannon and a birds-eye view of every landmark in the historical city the Limerick Strand Hotel is the ideal venue for both business and pleasure trips. The hotel offers a friendly, inviting atmosphere where guests feel comfortable and well taken care of. Executive Head Chef, Tom Flavin winner of Best Chef Limerick 2013 & 2014 (Irish Restaurant Awards) and his culinary team pride themselves in serving the finest quality of Irish and international cuisine, with an emphasis on fresh, seasonal produce with all the food traceable and where possible with an emphasis on using locally produced products. With incredible conference and banqueting facilities the hotel was awarded "Best Business Hotel in Ireland 2015,Irish Hospitality Awards, the Limerick Strand is the preferred venue for weddings, events and meetings. The Energize Health Centre is the top spot in Limerick to boost your fitness levels or simply enjoy laid-back leisure. Energize boasts not one but four pools, including a 20 metre swimming pool, sauna and jacuzzi. The hotel also boasts an onsite hair salon & beauty salon ... more   less 
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