Arklow Bay Hotel

Sea Road, Arklow, Ireland, 00000show map
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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best 3 Star Hotels in Ireland

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Overview

Arklow Bay Hotel is placed in the centre of Arklow and offers a captivating view over the garden. This 3-star venue was opened in 1993 in an European-style building. You will find a free carpark, a vending machine and a beauty salon at the property.

The property lies in a leisure area of Arklow, within 20 minutes' walk of the city center. Gorey is 15 minutes’ drive away.

Glenart Castle is 7 km of the property, while Avoca White Cross is around 8 km away.

Arklow Bay Hotel is set 70 km from Dublin airport.

Rooms

Guests can stay in one of the 91 rooms, all fitted with complimentary WiFi, central heating and an iron with ironing board. The property offers views of the Irish Sea from the rooms. The venue combines standard decor and classic rooms.

Eat & Drink

The hotel has the a la carte restaurant serving delicious international cuisine. Providing a selection of dishes, Howard's Dining Room and The Park Restaurant are about 450 meters away.

Relax

On-site leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool and a golf course. The hotel offers a gym, aquafit and aerobics classes to keep active guests fit.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   91.

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Facilities
Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Massage

Spa & wellness centre

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Aqua fitness
  • Horseback riding
  • Golf course
  • Billiard tables
  • Aerobics

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • Half board
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus

Business

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

Children

  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Kids club
  • Game room

Spa & Leisure

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Entertainment
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • Sea view

Room features

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Television
  • AM/FM alarm clock
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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
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  • City landmarks
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Getting around
Airports
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Kilkenny (KKY)49.3 mi
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Reviews
7.2
Very goodBased on  236  reviews
  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The hotel was excellent and ideally situated for long walks through the nature reserve,the beach,and Arklow town,

  • 6.6
    Good

    having to query item on my account - and very poor welcome to the dining room at breakfast - especially since I was travelling on my own - had to ask for a table for two - plenty of them - having been nearly not quite ushered - more of a nod - to a table for four!!

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Excellent service, clean rooms, lovely location, food and entertainment on the night were excellent.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    peace and quiet friendly staff wonderful bird life on lake lovely place to relax

  • 9.0
    Superb

    I found the whole experience very relaxing fron the monent i checked in.the receptionists were great very good at their job...the leisure centre was gorg totally chilled out there before later getting bar food which was good for the price... a lot of entertainment on with band and dj..and then breakfast was great buffet have as much as you want...all round i had a lovely experience ..the hotel situated next to town but still has that distance away if you didnt want to do anything but relax .

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Easy parking. Excellent leisure centre. Large lobby. Bar food available all day.

    Found beds quite hard. Stayed in disabled room but not really large enough for purpose. Breakfast could not be accessed by wheelchair user without help.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    I had read complaints from previous customer reviews but I am so glad to say I was not put off by them. My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our short break at the hotel. The room was clean and extremely comfortable. The food was excellent and great value for money. There was also a great leisure complex for the whole family to enjoy. We found the members of staff very attentive and friendly. I would thoroughly recommend the Arklow Bay Hotel and will definately use it again in the near future.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Very comfortable and relaxing. Very clean bedrooms and bathrooms.Staff pleasant and approachable when there was a problem.

    Buffet breakfast was not up to standard of Hotel.Selection of food advertised was not all available.Hot food was not hot. Rashers were overcooked and hard. No side plates for your bread/toast were not available on our tables or on the display.Tea pots were badly stained and dirty looking.Definately room to improve on this area.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    i wouth recommend this hotel to any one

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Our stay at this hotel was excellent. The rooms were clean and comfortable and the staff were very helpfull. The buffet breakfast was lovely and great value for money.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    It was nice that the children were able to use the pool.

    Our room felt somewhat cramped for the 4 of us and looked out onto a roof. The bathroom was tired, a bulb had blown and the extractor fan was full of dust.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Very welcoming and relaxing / local to various attractioins / good roads for travelling

    Fortunately we cannot find anything to complain about

  • 8.8
    Superb

    It was the first time I stayed in the Arklow Bay even though I have been to the Arklow and Wexford area for years, more often in family or rented accomidation when my children were young. This is the first time I have been there in about 10 years. I enjoyed the few days and noticed the Arklow Bay area has improved greatly in many ways. I enjoyed the few days it was very relaxing and the walks are lovely. I would recommend the Hotel to family and friends. Thanks for an enjoyable stay!

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Very friendly staff.Brilliant leisure club and family friendly.

    Breakfast not great and family changing rooms (in pool) need a playpen to set young babies while you are getting changed.Family rooms could be slightly bigger

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    I would like to compliment Ramos in your dining room. We had a group of 3 adults and 4 children. The dinner was interrupted on a number of occasions by problems with the children. Throughout this Ramos was proactivly responsive with a friendly smile. He was away when the meal was finished and I would ask you to convey my compliments to him. The hotel can be proud of such service. Michael Carbery

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Highlights
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best 3 Star Hotels in Ireland

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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Dublin (DUB)43.4 mi
Kilkenny (KKY)49.3 mi
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