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Athenaeum House Hotel

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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

My husband and I availed of the Dinner/B&B/Afternoon Tea Deal for his birthday. On arrival we were greeted...or had a lack of greeting from Stan the owner. He needs to set the standard of customer service and he did not make a good first impression,...More

Thank ChrisMD
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Room was stale smelling (?damp). Food average. Were supposed to receive a welcome drink (for booking online) on arrival but did not. Staff front and waiting were Irish and friendly. Overall feel this hotel oversells itself on its past and has not retained "the charm...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

This is a very old style hotel. It's part of its charm too. I do think it should be updated, few little tweaks could make the rooms more inviting and yet in keeping with its old style. If your looking for luxury this isn't for...More

1  Thank MissRandomer
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

A bit hard to find unless you are already familiar with the area. The host suggested we drive along the southern coast to Dungarvan. The drive was good but would be challenging to an inexperienced driver. We would return there for just the service and...More

1  Thank John M
Response from Mailo P, Owner at Athenaeum House HotelResponded 8 January 2016

Dear John Thank you for your very kind review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay, Chef is especially happy with your compliment on our food. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again in the near future. Best regards Mailo Mailo...More

Reviewed 28 September 2015

The entry to the hotel was welcoming with a piano, fresh flowers, a comfortable guest lounge and a welcoming staff....The room however was very disappointing...The linens were VERY tired and worn and stained, the blanket was worn an "piling" and the bed was uncomfortable...I had...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Amenities
Top amenities
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Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Conference Facilities
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$ 119 - US$ 198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Business Hotel in Waterford
#3 Luxury Hotel in Waterford
#6 Family Hotel in Waterford
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$ 119 - US$ 198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#3 Business Hotel in Waterford
#3 Luxury Hotel in Waterford
#6 Family Hotel in Waterford
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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bobandsandykrasn
28 February 2018|
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Response from magdalena334 | Reviewed this property |
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conorm759
12 September 2017|
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Response from loughlin | Reviewed this property |
HI We got an upgrade and the room wss ok, don't know what the basic room is like
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Lainnie C
16 March 2017|
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Response from Mailo P |
Hi Lainnie We don't provide a shuttle service, but taxis are readily available. Waterford City is a short 5 to 10 minute drive from the hotel depending on traffic. Have a great weekend Mailo Mailo Power Director... More
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Room Tips
"Ask for a warm room.. ours was cold with heat on full blast"
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"You will need a car. 10 mins drive to city centre across river."
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"Best food ; lovely acious room. Very professional but relaxing too. Congrats to all involved, berni"
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"Ask for river view"
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