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Athenaeum House Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Cashel, Ireland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Visited this hotel for a one night stay, the room was okay, a bit dirty with spider webs and things like that, had dinner there, the food was average enough, my pork belly was overcooked and the starters were all poor, very high prices too. The waiting staff were good but cannot handle a busy night and don't pay much...

Thank ColinDikk
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely old world hotel. None of the noise of the overrun hotels. Beautiful grounds. Peace is the prevailing feeling. Breakfast - full Irish was delicious. Plus i was served a delicious sandwich with real ham and cheddar cheese when I got in last night. Great experience.

Thank Kathy I
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff were very helpful and I found my bedroom to be lovely. I was only there for one quick night but I would definitely stay again! Location is good for Waterford town and relatively easy to find.

Thank Lucy J
Coppet, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a couple of sunny days in Waterford, staying in Athenaeum House Hotel, a first-class service hotel on the other side of the river, facing Viking Triangle in Waterford. I was a little worried when I came to the reception first and I spotted nobody, except for a cat sleeping in a chair as I wanted a nice hotel...

Thank MarekCH
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and my wife Sarah had our wedding at the Athenaeum House Hotel in April 2017. Weddings can be stressful things but the staff are complete professionals when it comes to weddings. The best thing we did was generally use the suppliers that the hotel recommends. From the solemiser to flowers they were all excellent and in sync with one...

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Costa Mesa, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were touring Ireland, Scotland, and England for two weeks and recently stayed here as one of many facilities so we had plenty to compare against. Supposedly this was a 4 star hotel. The only positive was dinner at their restaurant, which was quite good and the restaurant staff were very attentive and nice. However, the room...

2Thank 85TandI
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We have just spent the last 4 days in this wonderful family run Hotel during which time my nephew got married. From the moment we checked in on Fri with Yuaun we could not fault the wonderful customer service we received from every member of staff during our throughout stay & including the Wedding Celebrations. The setting is wonderful &...

1Thank anne-marie b
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Brought our extended family here today for our daughters confirmation dinner. Honestly can't fault it. Food absolutely wonderful and the staff couldn't be nicer. Were lucky enough to have a private room for the meal but would have gladly sat in the restaurant..... has a great atmosphere. Will be back again!

Thank Brendan H
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This hotel has the potential to be a nice little boutique hotel. Unfortunately our room let the place down for me on our visit. Our room was described as a 'suite' - this may be what they refer to all the rooms as. The bed was comprised of 2 mattresses, side by side, both of which were both well past...

3Thank pkk86
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely night here, our meal was beautiful, rib of beef very tasty , desserts divine. Very pleasant staff .our second time at this hotel . We will definitely return. Looking forward to it already.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Athenaeum House Hotel

Address: Christendom, Waterford, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Waterford > Waterford
Price Range: ₹ 4,779 - ₹ 13,107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Athenaeum House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Athenaeum Hotel Waterford
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Waterford
#4 Luxury Hotel in Waterford
#6 Family Hotel in Waterford
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“stay somewhere else.”
85TandI, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Sorry did not sleep here but is in a quiet location”
carmelannd2016, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are comfortable and large”
daithi0, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“View of river”
BigAl-China, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“One side of the hotel faces the car park, the other the garden, would advise choosing a room on the garden side in case of car park noise.”
SallyBee1985, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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