The Woodford Dolmen Hotel is beautifully set on the banks of the River Barrow, surrounded by 10 acres of scenic gardens for all ages to explore, making it the perfect setting for a getaway break, wedding, conference, or a casual catch up with family and friends.
With over 80 newly renovated, restful and relaxing bedrooms many of which offer spectacular views of Carlow’s Killeshin Hills and River Barrow. Guests and visitors can enjoy a stroll around the tranquil gardens soaking up the fresh country air or for younger guests there is a quirky fairy garden and garden trail to explore. The hotels’ convenient location is just 3k from Carlow town, over one hour from Dublin city centre, 50 minutes from Waterford and less than 30 minutes from Kilkenny. Making it the ideal base for those wanting to discover the stories and history of Ireland’s Ancient East.
The award-winning Plum Tree Bistro has claimed coveted titles including “Best Casual Dining” and “Best Irish Breakfast” at the Irish Hotel awards in the past and is currently included in Lucinda O’Sullivan’s Best Places to Eat guide 2022.
Head Chef Caolan Prendergast & his experienced culinary team pride themselves on crafting seasonal menus designed based on provenance and using the freshest and highest quality ingredients from a vast range of local suppliers and producers. Fresh herb-bombs from the hotels own onsite herb garden give dishes that extra flavouring and special oomph which guarantee you a dining experience to remember.
This picturesque hotel is family friendly, offers secure and free carparking for all guests and is wheel chair accessible. Excellence in service and experience is at the heart of everything this hotel has to offer. The warm and friendly staff will ensure that you have a truly relaxing and memorable stay. We look forward to welcoming you to Woodford Dolmen Hotel.
Carlow is recognised as a golfer’s paradise, with a number of championship courses in the area. The River Barrow, which runs through the hotel’s gardens, is also renowned for fishing, while the Barrow Way, Carlow Town Walk and South Leinster Way are great routes for walkers. For the green fingered and garden enthusiasts, Carlow’s Garden trail offers a choice of 21 gardening attractions along with a week long Garden festival during the Summer.
With outdoor activities ranging from wild berry foraging, river cruises and canoeing, mountain biking or hillwalking and indoor activities like brewery tours, chocolate making, art exhibitions all available on your doorstep, Carlow has something to entertain every age.
The Mount Wolseley Carlow Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort is situated in the tranquil countryside of County Carlow, just one hour from Dublin City. This Four Star Hotel Resort is an exquisite location in Carlow's ancient heritage, for both business and pleasure, and is a renowned venue for weddings and conferences in Carlow.
The Seven Oaks Hotel is ideally located just 3 minutes walk from Carlow Town Centre and is only 50 minutes from M50 roundabout (M7 & M9 motorways). A large car park coupled with proximity to the local bus/train station make it the perfect place to stay.Our 89 bedrooms offer every luxury, from double and family rooms to executive rooms all superbly furnished. State of the art Leisure Club has a 20 metre swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, steam room and gym.Award winning TD Molloy's restaurant offers intimate surroundings in which to enjoy the very best of Irish & International cuisine. The Oaks bar is a real favourite with guests and locals alike for an after work drink, superb bar lunch or our very popular evening Nite Bite Menu
The Talbot Hotel Carlow is a 4-star hotel situated on the outskirts of Carlow Town. The hotel boasts an impressive 82 luxurious bedrooms as well as 2 absolutely stunning signature suites. With fantastic facilities such as a bar, restaurant, hair and beauty salon, 20m swimming pool, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi and a fully comprehensive gym you can be sure there is plenty to keep you entertained during your stay. Plus for our little guests we have our Talbot Tiger Kids club, which runs every day during the school holidays and weekends all year round. Plus we have Kiddies Corner, our children's section of the swimming pool.Perhaps the best feature for children while they come to stay with us has to be The DOME Family Entertainment Centre, which we have on site. The DOME features an all new interactive pins on strings bowling alley that provides as well as Congo Quest the real life like 3D soft play jungle experience.