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“Great location, very nice hotel”
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Absolute Hotel
Ranked #1 of 20 Hotels in Limerick
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Stayed one night in Limerick. This hotel is in a good location, about a 10 minute walk to the train station and a 5 minute walk to the thick of downtown. Also walking distance to King John's castle. Room was very clean and quiet. Beds were comfortable. Lots of space for three people. Bathroom was very clean. Everything worked, front desk staff was helpful, it was all good.

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 17 August 2014

I arrived late due to travel hassles. A warm and friendly welcome at 23:10 was a very good start. Large rooms, excellent shower (but no bath). No noise issues.

Food really good, especially the scone I had right at the end of the stay which was as good as home made. So top marks to the chefs too.

If I had to stay in Limerick the Absolute would be top of my list of places to stay.

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled on business
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1  Thank Adamedwardsteather
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Reviewed 16 August 2014

Had an overnight stay at this hotel last week. Very positive experience, hotel room was clean, comfortable and spacious. We booked a triple room, comprising of two single beds, and a fold out sofa bed, which my 11 year old slept comfortably on. As it rained on the evening of our stay, we decided to dine in the hotel restaurant. We didn't have a booking but the friendly matre' d was very accommodating. The food itself was delicious, the homemade burger was divine! All in all, this hotel is a great spot to stay while in Limerick!

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled with family
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1  Thank deisegirl_03
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Reviewed 15 August 2014

Great room, nice view to the canal. Very clean.
Only negative point is that there was no curtains on shower which makes it hard not to have water all over the bathroom.
Good breakfast with lots of options.

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 14 August 2014 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights over a bank holiday weekend. Rooms were nice, bright and clean. The glass door on the bathroom was a bit strange though. Good location, close to the city but not noisy at all. Good value for money. Can't comment on the food as we didn't eat here.

Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
1  Thank Elaine K
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Reviewed 13 August 2014 via mobile

I stayed here with my girlfriend for two nights. The hotel is very easy to find and is located a few minutes walk from o connell street. Parking is under neath the hotel but can only be accesed by buzzer which rings the front desk who then in turn open the gate (patience is needed as we had to walk into the hotel twice to have the gate opened).

Upon arrival we were greated by a receptionist who said that she would need approval from a deputy manager to allow me to pay in cash. In the end i had to give my visa card and drivers licence just for approval. I have stayed in several hotels and have never experienced this problem before.

The hotel is beautiful and the room we stayed in on the fifth floor is beautiful. The kings size bed was comfortable, the bathroom is large and the view of limerick city is outstanding.

We dined in the absolute restraunt both nights. The menu is extenstive and the food is delicious however the service we had was poor. We had the same waitress both nights. she was not welcoming and throughout both services we were basically given the cold shoulder. The only piece of real hospitality we saw was from the young barman who served us both nights.

Check out was quick and efficent.
This is a beautiful hotel that is extremly well furnished and facilties are high quality. Little services like vending and ice machienes at the end of each floor corridor make the diffrence. However the service throughout the hotel needs to be improved

Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
2  Thank Michael D
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Reviewed 13 August 2014

Located 5/7 walk from O'Connell st and King Johns Castle this is an ideal location. Limited parking on site (more 2min walk). The hotel is sited beside the shannon. Lovely views of river and part of city and Clare hills from 4th floor. Look for rooms not overlooking the busy road. The food Breakfast and dinner was good value and presented very will.
The hotel has a unique feature 'the river' with its wildlife in full view while you enjoy your meal. However the restaurant management restricted the tables available the evening we were there reducing the number of window tables which were set and available. Not the best way to develop customer satisfaction and repeat business. Had I not booked a meal I would not have dined at the table offered, a lazy approach in my view.

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  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Absolute Hotel

Address: Sir Harry's Mall, Limerick, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Limerick > Limerick
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Limerick
#1 Luxury Hotel in Limerick
#2 Business Hotel in Limerick
#2 Romantic Hotel in Limerick
Price Range: £79 - £147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Absolute Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 99
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Great rooms, gre­at food and friendly service in a really stunning hotel situated on a bend on the Abbey River in Limerick City.­ Here in the Medieval Quarter of Limerick we are only minutes walk away from King Johns Castle and the Hunt Museum, not to mention the amazing Milk Market with its artisan producers. The Absolute Hotel Limerick is the perfect base from which to get the best out of the city­ be it business or pleasure. ... more   less 
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Absolute Hotel And Spa

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