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Historical Traveler Reviews Ferrycarrig Hotel
Excellent hotel, highly receommended
We stayed at this hotel with our 17 month old baby and we could not have faulted anything to do with the facilities or service. There is a specific room dedicated to parents with babies and they supply a fridge/kettle/microwave for making bottles etc. The staff were excellent and could not have been more accomodating or pleasant. We felt totally at ease with our (sometimes noisy) baby which is contrary to what has happened in other hotels in Ireland. Our balcony door was fitted with a safety gate and travel cot/bedding/blankets were all provided.
Breakfast was excellent and plentiful and we ate in the restaurant on two occasions which was very good. We also made use of the leisure facilities which were spotlessly clean and modern.
I would highly recommend this hotel espcaially to those travelling with babies or young families.
The best experience we've ever had!
My fiance and I stayed at the Ferrycarrig the night of our engagement. The staff was excellent! The staff was extremely helpful and the room was excellent! We stayed in room 418 and we couldn't have dreamt of a nicer place! We plan on spending our 5th year anniversary at the Ferrycarig!
we have stayed here year after year-staff friendly, helpfu. Food excellent. Massage treatments worth the trip alone. Views across the estuary from all the rooms. Would highly recommend the Ferrycarrig
I stayed recently at Ferrycarrig. I had been there a number of times about 5 years ago, the staff were nicer then. I always remember the night guy, unusualy he was an 'older' englishman. He had the chat and the charm to make you feel as if the hotel was just for you. Nothing was too much trouble for him. Now,,,,,,,,the management have no link to the client. It's OK , but I liked it better then.
Loved every second of our stay!
I don't know what our friend from Tullamore is talking about - stayed there with my wife 3 weeks ago and we had a fabulous time! Rooms, views, staff, food all were superb - will go back.... soon!
Stayed during the summer of 2004. Was extremely disappointed with the service and food. Rooms were very nice, as was the bar. However, dinner was exteremly expensive and luke-warm. Staff seem to have a superiority complex, strutting about with their noses in the air. Will not go back!
Lovely views. Friendly staff. Delicious breakfast. Nice evening meal.
Loved the ferrycarrig
Lovely Hotel Great views of the Slaney River. Some rooms have balconies overlooking the river its well worth paying a little extra for one of these, our room was spotless and had sliding doors to a good sized balcony, the pefect place to relax. We ate in the Boathouse Bistro and the Bar, the food was very good in both places All the staff were very friendly, lively and fun. They really left you with a smile on your face. We will be back.
A lovely retreat!
I stayed in the Ferrycarrig in February '03 for only one night unfortunatley. We went on a Friday afternoon and only had time to stay for one night but will definitely be returning here. We had dinner in the restaurant that night and I would say we spent nearly 3 hours sitting over dinner and enjoying every part of it without feeling any rush on us to leave and make room for anyone else. The staff were outstanding and the food to die for!! We love good food, and I definitely had the best fish I have ever tasted there. We had a few drinks in the bar after and then retired to our room. We put out the breakfast room service order and that was just lovely and beautifully presented. The extra touches wiht the robes supplied makes a lovley difference. The room had a balcony out of it with furniture on it and although the weather wasnt that nice, we still managed to go out there and have our coffee. Anyone thinking of trying this hotel should without a doubt in their mind and we will definitley be going back and next time, we will be organised enough to stay longer!! I certainly loved it.
Feel in love with the place
I have not actually stayed in the Ferrycarrig but have used it's facilities on many occasions. The staff are the friendliest hotel staff I have ever encountered be it here or abroad and I was so impressed by their courtesy and friendliness, that I actually wrote to the management of the hotel to air my views, something I wouldn't normally do. As I said at the time, people are quick enough to complain when something is wrong, but slow enough to give praise where it is due.
Don't take my word for it !, Try it yourself, as lots of my friends have and they have been just as impressed with the staff and the hotel.
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Travel Blogs from Ferrycarrig
... s and the owners shut up shop. It was re-opened by a couple of Czechs in the 1950's. Having now seen the factory I understand why the crystal is so expensive. The production process is really hands on. To be a master-cuter at Waterford a person must apprentice for five years. A further three years study is to be completed during which time the apprentice must be able to re-produce the "apprentice bowl". They are given three chances. ...
... Now only a few designs are made and mostly as demonstrations for visitors. It was interesting to watch these skilled tradesmen at work, I, being the stuffed toy, watched closely but decided it’s not a profession for me, I think I would melt near those high temperatures, then I most certainly would be binned. I liked the weather forecasting equipment outside; three sticks forming a tripod and a rock suspended underneath, and instruction on how to interpret what ...
... many celebrities have homes there like Daniel Day Lewis, The Edge, the U2 Manager, Sinead O’Connor etc… In Wicklow you need to be from here in order to be able to build a house here. Parts of the movie Brave Heart were also filmed here. Farming, horse breeding, sheep herding etc. all go on in these parts of Ireland. The country side is beautiful. Massive amounts of open space - Also I have never seen so many sheep in ...
... the home of fine crystal, none of which is actually made in Waterford anymore. Cheryl did the tour which funnily enough ended in the gift shop, where she showed remarkable restraint.
A short trip to our hotel, Dooley's on the Quay. Tonight is the Tour Celebration dinner, on the Ferry tomorrow morning for the crossing back into Wales.
Man oh man was today an exhausting today! So me and my friends decided to go with the mountaineering club for there first hike of this semester! We woke up at the crack of dawn and went to meet everyone at the buses! We heard it could be crowded so we made sure to get there early so we would have a guaranteed spot on the bus! I was really excited till i got to the meeting place where almost everyone was wearing all this intense ...