Auburn Lodge Hotel & Leisure Centre

Address: Galway Road, Ennis, County Clare, Ireland | 3 star hotel
 
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This 3 star hotel, located on Galway Road, Ennis, is near Ennis Friary, The Clare Museum, de Valera Library and Museum, and Woodstock Golf Club.
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      Historical Traveler Reviews Auburn Lodge Hotel & Leisure Centre Ennis

      Disappointing!!

      from

      We were very disappointed in this hotel. Rated as a 3-star, (and for the price) we expected more. The first room we were given smelled of smoke. We were given a new room, but it still had problems. There was a big stain on the rug and on one of the two chairs in the room - neither of which were comfortable sitting chairs, just desk type chairs with a cushion. The room furnishings are definitely just average in the rooms we were in. Possibly there are better rooms than what we were offered (room numbers in the 300 series). We would not stay here again. If you are staying in Ennis, stay at the Old Ground!!

      Enjoyable stay

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      Nice hotel, clean, good service and decent food. Clare itself is beautiful and if youre a golfer then the links at lahinch and doonbeg are stunning. Cant wait to return!!

      Fawlty Towers service in the restaurant

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      The hotel itself was fine, the staff very pleasant on the whole but for the one incompetent member of staff manning the Oyster restaurant who seemed to have been given no training whatsoever. The food was fine when it eventually turned up and mostly bore some resemblance to what was described on the menu although on occasions there were no biscuits served with the cheese, no chutney with the terrine and an empty spring roll. No use trying to find the waitress as apparently it was a "madhouse" in the restaurant that night - yep, its always that way when you have six people in for dinner!

      The rooms are fine, spacious and clean. And the desk staff very friendly and accomodating. Do stay there, but don't bother eating on the restaurant unless you have a lot of patience and a sense of humour.

      Well worth a visit

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      After reading some of the reviews for this hotel I was a bit concerned about my visit. However it was great value for money. Comfortable room. Friendly and helpful staff. Really great food. What more can anyone want. It sits in a prime position for access to Limerick, Galway etc and is well worth the visit. I look forward to going back.

      DO NOT go by the bad reports. Go and try it.

      Anne & William KILMARNOCK

      Fire Alarms & Showers

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      I set the smoke alarm off for the entire hotel, 3 nights in a row with a shower. The bathroom door was closed, towel stuffed under the door, bedroom window wide open, taking lukewarm quick shower. Other than that, it was an ok place ! Ask at the desk for a room that doesn't have that problem.

      Friendly,value, quality and tasty food

      from

      a good grade A three star hotel that delivers in relation to all aspects.

      Absolute Rubbish

      from

      Quite simply it is a terrible hotel. Much of the rooms are old, dirty and very basic. The food and kitchens are utterely appalling ( I sneaked a look into the kitchens when I shouldn't have). The location is terrible. It is advertised as a short walk from town but the reality is that it is a 30 minute walk along a very busy road that does not make for a pleasant stroll. My advice is that when in Ennis, stay at "The Old Ground" or Temple Gate hotel, much nicer places

      Can't wait to go back

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      To Everyone,

      I stayed in the Auburn Lodge Hotel in May 2002. Myself and my husband had nowhere booked. We drove out the Galway road just touring and came across this beautiful stone building. We decided to check if there was rooms available. We checked in for one night but ended up staying three nights. The staff in the hotel were very helpful, polite and happy. No job was too much and whatever you asked for, you got!. Both the restaurant food and Carvery food was of excellent standard but what I most liked was the number of choices one had in the menus. The main reason we stayed for 3 nights was the craic in the Bar. There was music nightly, dancing if you wanted and everyone joined in, in the craic. I now understood what people meant when they say "Ceol agus Craic to be had." Well recommeded. Rebecca.

      Good Very Happy

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      Stayed for 4 days overa long weekend in May. Food was excellent and the staff were great, loved the new bar and the rooms are spacious bright and done well.

      Best Irish breakfast we had during our trip, o and try the seafood chowder , its a proper chowder.

      Not Highly recommended

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      I was part of a group that stayed at this hotel in Nov 2001. I was in a triple with my two brothers and was also traveling with my 3 sisters and mother. There were 32 in all in our group. The rooms and much of the hotel smelled very musty and our room smelled like something died in it and we had our room switched. The accommodations were reasonably clean, but the bathroom was dated and could use an upgrade. The room was small for a triple and had three single beds. The prepared meals, breakfast and dinner, were good. Especially the dinner. The phone in one of my sisters room did not work and I found the front reception desk personnel to be somewhat disinterested in acknowledging my presence at the counter. Once I finally was able to get their attention they were quite helpful. The entertainment in the pub that evening was very good and the Guiness was excellent. This was the first stay on our tour and everyone on the tour group noted that they were glad that this was not indicative of all of the hotels we stayed at during the remainder of our trip. These accommodations were easily the worst of our six nights in Ireland.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Auburn Lodge Hotel & Leisure Centre Ennis

      3.50 of 5 stars Very Good
       

      Travel Blogs from Ennis

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      A travel blog entry by bobjenhub on Aug 24, 2014

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      We travelled south to Knock, a village that has attracted pilgrams from all over the world since townsfolk saw apparitions, about half on the bus attended mass while we wandered the streets, what a KNOCK that was, only shops selling religious souvenirs and holy water, Bob did buy his Ireland Hat there, we all made light of the time we had there and …

      To be sure to be sure we're in Ireland

      A travel blog entry by cooper639 on Sep 23, 2014

      2 comments, 9 photos

      Another early morning this morning, waking up at 6:30 I was not a happy bunny but it had to be done to get on the road at 8. Our first stop was Galway were we saw not a lot, we basically just waked around town. Then back on the road were we then stopped at The Burren, it was an unusual landscape and was created from tectonic plates (very unique), …

      And We're Off!

      A travel blog entry by melepua on Sep 19, 2011

      ... which were all phenomenal. Tuesday, I met my professor, Colin Quigley, and fellow Ethnomusicology students (one other for the MA, another taking the module as a requirement for his PhD in Arts Practice). Because we are such a small group, we met in Colin's office and sat around a table. Our class was more like an intelligent conversation as we discussed our week's assignments and gained a greater understanding of the discipline. The theme of ...

      Friday the 13th was lucky for us.

      A travel blog entry by wildbill62 on Aug 13, 2010

      3 photos

      ... crowd. We have a nice table, there are five bars in this restaurant/ bar and free Wifi. Jury's charges E10 for use of internet down in the lobby.

      Right now we're listening to "Rock your body" So free wifi or not, we're heading out into the streets in search of some authentic Irish music! Happy Friday the 13th, and happy unbirthday Sarah Jean!

      See you all very soon :-(
      Love,
      Bill and Paula



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