Hodson Bay Hotel - Athlone

Roscommon Road, Athlone, Ireland, 0  show map
 4 stars
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Hodson Bay Hotel - Athlone

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Off-site parking

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Coffee shop

Picnic area/ Tables

Shuttle

Free shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Overview

Hodson Bay Hotel is a 4-star venue positioned about 5.1 km from Athlone Institute of Technology, Derryglad Folk Museum and Burren Exposure. The unique building was renovated in 2006 and now combines traditional architecture with modern technology.

The hotel puts guests near beautiful beaches. It is about 6 km away from the center of Athlone.

Shopping centers, a market and department stores are situated next to the hotel.

Ireland West Knock airport can be reached in 75 minutes by car from Hodson Bay Hotel.

Rooms

Hodson Bay Hotel comprises quiet rooms with bright décor as well as a fantastic view over the lake. They also comprise family bathrooms appointed with a hairdryer, complimentary toiletries and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Guests can dine at the superb on-site restaurant serving international cuisine. Lively Waterfront bar is available on site. Serving a wide range of dishes, L'Escale Restaurant can be reached within 5 minutes’ walk.

Services

The property features a safety deposit box, a lift and a baggage storage.

Relax

On-site treatments include steam baths, massage and facials. The hotel offers a gym, a fitness center and aerobics classes for active guests.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

High-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   176.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking on request
  • Free parking
  • Free on-site parking
  • Off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Bicycle storage
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Sailing
  • Horseback riding
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Driving range
  • Archery
  • Sports trainer
  • Aerobics
  • Fishing

Services

  • Free shuttle service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Fine dining
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Picnic area/ Tables
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Secretarial service
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Video games
  • Children's pool
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Ballroom
  • Live entertainment
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Bay view
  • Lake view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  4.30 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Roscommon Road, Athlone, Ireland, 0

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City Center
  • Athlone
    5.6 km
Airports
  • Ireland West Airport Knock (NOC)
    73.6 km
Train Stations
  • Athlone Train Station
    5.7 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4.30 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    176

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Rooms and availability

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Contemporary Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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The contemporary décor combines neutral shades with vibrant crimson and deep wood to create a spectacular yet warm and restful ambience to these rooms. Individually commissioned artwork, delicate lighting, plasma TV, Working desk and individual temperature controls combine to create an air of luxury and calm. This luxury extends to the expansive bathrooms with walk in showers and a separate bath. Non smoking, adult only room.

Room facilities
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    Classic Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Hodson Bay Classic bedrooms are both luxurious and stylish and are designed to ensure every guest comfort. Warm bright décor, luxurious furnishings and exceptional facilities combine to create your private haven. Facilities include Broadband Internet Access, Interactive TV, Tea/Coffee making facilities, Working Desk, Direct Dial Telephone and Hairdryer.

    Room facilities
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      Classic King Room
      Bed type: King-size bed
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      Room facilities
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        Family Room
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          Superior Double Room
          Bed type: Double bed
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          Superior|DOUBLE SUPERIOR

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            Deluxe Room
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              How to reach hotel

              hotel Hodson Bay Hotel - Athlone Athlone location
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              Hotel Address:

              Roscommon Road, Athlone, Ireland, 0

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Athlone
                5.6 km
              Airports
              • Ireland West Airport Knock (NOC)
                73.6 km
              Train Stations
              • Athlone Train Station
                5.7 km
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  4.30 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2006
              • Number of floors:
                5
              • Number of rooms:
                176

              Hotel Awards

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              What's nearby

              Places of interest

              • Athlone Golf Club - 300 m
              • Quigley´s Marina - 4.5 km

              Museums

              • Derryglad Folk Museum - 8.1 km

              Local attractions

              • Burren Exposure - 5.1 km
                Galway Road, Ballyvaughan
              • Derryglad Folk Museum - 7.6 km
                Curraghboy, Athlone
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  4.30 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2006
              • Number of floors:
                5
              • Number of rooms:
                176

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              Hodson Bay Hotel Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hodson Bay Hotel

              Average guest rating

              8.0out of 10
              Fabulous
              Based on 257 reviews

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              Value
              8.0

              Guest reviews

              • Couple
                9.6

                The lakeside setting was lovely. The staff were extremely helpful and service was very quick and efficinet even though there were several events taking place during our stay, including conferences, weddings, meetings and tourist groups. There is so much to do in the hotel (the hotel runs a number of complimentary on site activities to its quests) quite apart from the hotel spa & leisure facititles) and local golf club is next door!

              • Couple
                7.8

                The hotel was fablous facilities excelent good location staff very nice will go back again in the near future

                One thing that needs reviewing is the beds in the rooms it was very soft and not great comfort with it

              • Single
                9.6

                Pleasant surroundings. Friendly staff. Excellent food.

                I found that the walls seemed very thin. You could hear toilets flushing in adjoining rooms and television and neighbours voices.

              • Couple
                8.8

                We were at a wedding in the Hotel. Our room was comfortable & clean and we enjoyed the meal and surroundings at the wedding.

              • Older travelers
                9.6

                Excellent location,great menu choices and comfort of accomodation.

                Disappointed that swimming pool regulations seemed to require wearing of swimming caps- very unusual and have never come across any other hotel/leisure centre/gym facility with this requirement. Had been looking forward to enjoying the pool facilities but did not due to this.

              • Group of friends
                8.8

                Due to heavy traffic we arrived after normal check-in time ( I believe it was around 20:00). We hadn't eaten yet and the owner kindly offered to drive us to a nearby restaurant. Rooms are spacious and very clean.

              • Family with children
                10.0

                Excellent hotel. Myself and wife are ex hotel staff who worked at a similar type of establishment and know how hard it is to get it right. Hodson Bay gets it right.

              • Group of friends
                10.0

                Excellent hotle clean warm friendly had a wonderful time

              • Couple
                7.0

                The staff were very friendly and helpful. The location was great and the food was really nice.

                I thought the hotel was very warm. The bedroom and also the reception area and breakfast room were very warm.

              • Couple
                8.8

                The food in the restaurent was fantastic and the staff excellent.

                A liitle bit out of the main town and taxi service quite expensive

              • Couple
                10.0

                The grounds were beautiful the space to sit and have a drink both inside and out it was like a picture postcard lovely nice walks golf course and the sea beautiful the food was lovely plenty to eat at all times .and I would go back for a relaxing break 10 out of 10.

              • Couple
                10.0

                The staff were very pleasant. The hotel is beautiful. The location was excellent. The boat trip was brilliant. The rates were great, really good value. We'd definitely go to the Hodson Bay Hotel again!

                Although the room was lovely, it was a bit noisy on the second night with children running up and down the hallway early in the morning. My parents stayed one night with us, they were in the other part of the hotel which was more modern.

              • Family with children
                7.0

                The reception staff were very efficient and when we had a problem with the room we had been given they arranged to have us moved to a much nicer room. Also the swimming pool was very good.

                The first room we were allocated was not up to the standard I would have expected from a four star hotel. There was a very small wardrobe for three people with no iron or shaving points, usually standard in hotels. The view from the window was of the back of the hotel. Considering we seemed to be paying the maximum rate for the room this was disappointing. Also the radiator made a noise all night, this is what prompted me to complain. The second room was of a much better standard. Also the barman in the bar was quite rude to my husband, this was not typical of the manners of most of the staff.

              • Single
                7.4

                The breakfast - plenty of food. Very long to get tea though.

                My partner could not come and they would not consider taken the price of the breakfast off. I though it was a bit mean.

              • Older travelers
                8.8

                Location, setting, good breakfast, good food, clean room

                Lack of information in room literature about where breakfast is served

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Hodson Bay Hotel - Athlone Athlone location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              Roscommon Road, Athlone, Ireland, 0

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Athlone
                5.6 km
              Airports
              • Ireland West Airport Knock (NOC)
                73.6 km
              Train Stations
              • Athlone Train Station
                5.7 km
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  4.30 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2006
              • Number of floors:
                5
              • Number of rooms:
                176

              Hotel Awards

              IrishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedAthloneHodson Bay Hotel

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Hotels Recommended by Guests in Ireland

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