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“I can't wait to go here again”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Hunter's Hotel

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Hunter's Hotel
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Rathnew
Certificate of Excellence
ireland
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36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“I can't wait to go here again”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014

A warm friendly place although the start was not welcoming. Staff seemed too busy to help us but once we were checked in it continued to delight. Our room was large and airy with french doors to the garden. People were sitting on the lawn having cream teas. Dinner and breakfast - delicious, vegetables and eggs from their own garden. A very laid back place. It just makes you relax.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2014

I had a voucher for Blue Book hotels and chose this hotel based on its location (not too far to drive for us). Have to say was a little worried when I saw the outside of the place but once inside the quirkiness of this great hotel comes alive. So different to staying in a modern hotel and much nicer and more personal. We had fabulous weather and spent a few hours in the garden having a few drinks and then into dinner. The food was absolutely fabulous! Melt in your mouth stuff! Staff were extremely friendly. Would definitely go back and definitely would recommend this hotel if you want something different to the run of the mill establishment.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

I visited this place based on the excellent reviews on TripAdvisor, and I have to say that they don't do the place or the food any justice, u have to come and taste for ur self, I have been to many places and stayed in many hotels but for a place this old and classic I have to say that the food is out of this world, five days new mange every night and each time it was delightful mouth watering amazing, the sauces the meat and fish is so fresh and prepared with excellent taste, the presentation didn't disappoint the colors and texture of the garnishes is outstanding, to top it off the accompanying vegetables where to die for a new garnish every night, simply the best experience of my life, this place will be my number one destination for true culinary voyage for me and my business partners, well done Hunters kitchen staff, well done chef.

Stayed July 2014, travelled on business
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Dublin, Ireland
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35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

Set in some of the nicest gardens in North Wicklow, Hunters is everything one would expect from an inn of this age and character. The dinner menu was quite extensive and appeared to offer value for the €48 euro a head tariff. Disappointingly, on the night we were there, it failed to deliver by quite some distance. The main course portions were rather meagre and, in a first for this reviewer,who was told quite firmly "sorry we have no potatoes left"! This is simply not good enough for an establishment of this calibre. All in all a very forgettable experience and one I have no wish
to repeat.Will not be back.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
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dublin
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

This is a lovely little hotel. I often go here just to sit in the gardens and have a coffee on a nice day. If your going for food you need to book in advance but we'll worth it and good value set menu. Walking Ito the hotel is like walking back in time to the 1950s. This place is well worth a visit, very relaxing and chilled out atmosphere

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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1 Thank rhdublin
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co wicklow
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

Having lunch in Hunter's is like travelling back in time - back to a more genteel world and it's totally charming. The staff are welcoming and helpful, the food delicious and the surrounding gardens are a pleasure to stroll around. A perfect place to step off the treadmill of life...

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
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London UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2014

I had the great pleasure of hosting my dear mother's 90th birthday at this absolute gem of a venue. From the moment the party of 23 guests arrived for Sunday lunch to the moment of our departure, we were looked after as though we were old friends (many of us had never been to the hotel before). Margaret and her team of consummate professionals attended to us with efficiency, professionalism and a smile!

The food, drink and standard of service score 10/10. Feedback from all 23 guests including the birthday girl was overwhelmingly positive across all aspects of the afternoon.

Beautiful hotel with an original 'old world' charm all of it's own. Delightful gardens in a peaceful countryside setting made this venue the perfect choice.

Will definitely be back and delighted to recommend.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Hunter's Hotel

Property: Hunter's Hotel
Address: Newrath Bridge, Rathnew, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Rathnew
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Rathnew
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Hunter's Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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 
Also Known As:
Hunters Hotel Wicklow
Hunter's Hotel County Wicklow, Ireland - Rathnew

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