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Dolmen Hotel

Dolmen Hotel

ContactClare Kavanagh
AddressKilkenny Road,
Co. Carlow,
Telephone00353 (0) 59 91 42002
About Us
Situated less than an hour’s drive from Dublin, the picturesque location of Dolmen Hotel, Carlow is surrounded by the natural backdrop of the Killeshin Hills & set on 10 acres of landscaped grounds with manicured lawns leading to the banks of the River Barrow.

Renowned for its friendly atmosphere & homely feel, enhanced by the warm welcoming lobby with glistening chandelier & sweeping staircase coupled with a dedicated management & staff, Dolmen Hotel has established itself as one of the leading wedding venues in the South East

Whether you dream of a picture perfect Summer wedding, romantically strolling hand in hand along the river bank, sipping champagne among lush green gardens or posing on a bridge amidst breathtaking scenery or a Christmas wedding, descending a sweeping staircase lit up with twinkling fairy lights & flickering candles, Dolmen Hotel is truly a wedding venue for all seasons.

Boasting a choice of stunning rooms suitable for all size celebrations, from a romantic & intimate ceremony in the Library Boardroom, to a lavish celebration of dining & dancing in the Killeshin Ballroom. Dolmen Hotel, registered & approved as a civil ceremony venue, welcomes couples planning their civil ceremony and for those who want to pledge their love & commitment to each other, civil partnerships are also a speciality here

The splendid Killeshin Suite is elegantly decorated and carefully planned to take full advantage of its magnificent views & comes complete with an outdoor terrace adorned with smouldering fires creating another area outside for you & your guests to enjoy.

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Offering unrivalled superb value for money, brides & grooms at Dolmen Hotel have a choice of All inclusive packages which include a vintage car or limo, 5 course candlelit dinner, champagne reception, arrival drinks & refreshments for guests, celebratory toast, DJ & evening buffet along with much more. Prices start from as little as €34 per guest with a specially created Winter wedding package designed to encapsulate the festive season within your wedding celebration.  

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Your wedding day is as important to the team at Dolmen Hotel as it is to you & that’s why you’ll have a dedicated wedding coordinator who’s attention to detail & creative eye makes every wedding so memorable & special. The experienced & dedicated wedding team will work with you to create a tailormade package to suit each individual couple’s needs & plans for their unforgettable wedding day

Perfect Setting
Less than an hour from Dublin & conveniently located just 5 minutes from the M9 exit the picturesque location of Dolmen Hotel makes it an ideal wedding venue for couples with families/friends travelling.

Extend the celebrations with an intimate family dinner in one of our private dining rooms for the night before or after the wedding. Secure & private car parking is available to all wedding guests.


Hear what our past Brides & Grooms have to say
"From our 1st meeting with Clare we were treated like royalty, no request was too big or small. Everything was perfect, from the excellent package to the lovely wedding gift ; everyone is so friendly and the hotel feels warm and cosy. If you’re looking for the perfect location, hospitality, food, & service, look no further than the Dolmen Hotel" Stacey & Enda

"Stop looking & book the Dolmen now; they do what they say on the packet. Food amazing, staff amazing, setting perfect and they could not do enough for us. We had the most amazing day ever, Clare made us feel like we were the most important client she ever had. As a gay couple we were treated with such respect and kindness." Robbie & Kieran

Booking your wedding venue is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make so make sure you make the right choice. See our wedding brochures or call 059 9142002 to make an appointment to meet with your wedding coordinator today.

The perfect wedding deserves the perfect setting – exactly what you get at Dolmen Hotel.

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