If you are struggling to find Ireland’s worst hotel – struggle no more. The Summerhill House Hotel... See full review
Jul 10, 2013
The Summerhill House Hotel, Enniskerry, Co Wicklow offers a warm welcome and friendliness that has made Irish hospitaltity world famous. Now with Rainforest Day Spa on the grounds of the hotel you can enjoy affordable luxury at this top class spa facility during your stay. The hotel islocated in a quaint village opposite the world famous Powerscourt House and Gardens and close to Glendalough so is a great base for easy access to many local activities and attractions, surrounded by beauty, the hotel offers a charming mix of old and new. The Summerhill House Hotel so close to all the delights and attractions of Wicklow, the garden of Ireland and so easily accessible to Dublin city center.
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Standard Family Room offers 2 Double beds and 1 single bed with all basic amenities
Standard Twin room offers 2 Beds with all basic amenities.
Standard Single room offers 1 single Bed with all basic amenities.
Standard Triple room offers 3 Beds with all basic amenities.
Standard Double room offers 1 Double Bed with all basic amenities.
No smoking rooms/facilities
No smoking rooms/facilities
Doctor on call
Our Courtyard Restaurant serves fantastic Buffet Breakfast each morning. Dinner is served nightly.
A queit relaxing lounge where you can enjoy a selection of wines or Iris Coffee.
Large function room ideal for Weddings.
Terms and conditions
Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.
The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz
If you are struggling to find Ireland’s worst hotel – struggle no more. The Summerhill House Hotel in my opinion meets all categories.
At night, whilst you try to sleep and then decide to wander around you will notice the fire doors (designed to
close at night) have weights in front of them ensuring they stay wide open. On a hot summers evening do not try opening your window – it’s impossible they are screwed down – and painted over. They have not been opened for many years.
You’re probably getting hungry so why not go down for a meal – do note that at 7:30 pm you are advised that the restaurant shuts at 8:30pm – and the staff put you off ordering any food now as they are already preparing to go home.
So you go down into town have a quick bite come back to have a drink (avoiding drinking and driving). Only to find out the bar shut at 9:40. Regardless of how long you sit in the bar or lounge NOBODY will offer you a drink – not even water or coffee.
The staff are nonetheless very friendly but poorly trained.
In the morning, you might want a bath – however, after trying to run the taps to fill the bath the pressure is so low that after forty minutes there was no more than an inch of water.
The shower (which appears from the 1980s – offer little more water. Do not expect hot water – it just does not exist.
The staff from the local area are very friendly – it’s just the management and owners that lets everyone down.
It is said that this hotel was sympathetically restored – the only thing it was sympathetic to was the bank as little if any money has been spent on this hotel for many years.
It is a disgrace to a home I call Ireland