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Waterloo House

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   8-10 Waterloo Road | Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
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Ranked #21 of 175 Hotels in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
15 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Out of the way...off the beaten path but handy and within a walk to the hop on hop off location and a short taxi ride anywhere. The place is nice but beaten. The walls, carpet bathrooms all need to be redone in a bad way. The bed was comfy and we slept well. The breakfast was made to order and... More

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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32 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

from our 8am arrival, to meeting David and being offered a lovely breakfast, map and directions to Dublin, to the friendly dining, housekeeping and front desk folks, to our farewell...we felt welcomed and pampered during our stay! comfortable room with fan, iron, pant press, large bathroom, and a delicious brekfast. wonderful neighborhood with bars, restaurants, off licence, grocery and pharmacy... More

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Los Altos, California
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11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you like walking around to get to know a place, Ballsbridge is a great place to be in Dublin. That is one of the best features in the Waterloo House. The hotel also offers friendly service and a nice Irish breakfast, included in room rate. The room themselves are mediocre, rundown. Bathrooms are bare-bones and old. My room was... More

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Cork, Ireland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely setting, fantastic location and amazing waffles for breakfast, with perfetly cooked crispy bacon! Off street parking was great and the staff were so helpful. Room was spacious and bed was extremely comfortable. My only negative was that the bathroom was a bit worn looking but the cleanliness was superb. I'll be back again

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We (2 adults, 2 kids) stayed twice at the Waterloo House during out trip trough Ireland. Lovely location, nice staff, beautifull rooms, great breakfast and a quit and soothing loungeroom. The kids loved the dogs, they still miss Maloy & Charlie. Owner Evelyn has great suggestions to eat (eat at Kanum!) and was really helpfull with our package that came... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just stayed in this guesthouse for the second time. It is conveniently located in Dublin city centre.The rooms are charming and are spotlessy clean. The breakfast was delicious - would highly recommend the full irish breakfast! This guesthouse has a homely feel to it with really friendly and helpful staff. Would definitely stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was lucky enough to have stayed at Waterloo House for 4 nights early last week as part of a family holiday. I can't reccommend the place highly enough! The room we had was very, very spacious (number 41 and the rest of our party was in 40) and facing the back of the property so it was nice and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked 2 nights for a double room in mid June (165 Euros/night). We were given room 40 facing the front of the property. It was very small but appeared in good condition. We went out for the day and arrived back late, not going to bed until midnight. It was by far the worst bed I have ever not... More

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Chevy Chase, Md
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spent the last night before flying back to the States at Waterloo House. It reminded us of the best of Oxford in the mid-1960s: charm, super-nice and helpful staff, lovely room, huge bathtub, and above all a wonderful sunny breakfast in the pergola-like garden dining room. Free parking, too. We recommend it highly.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked into Waterloo House for one night on business. I flew in to Dublin late so I arrived at the hotel just before midnight. I'd already informed them of my estimated arrival time so whilst the doors were naturally locked, the intercom was answered quickly and a young chap was there quickly to give me my room key. The... More

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Address: 8-10 Waterloo Road | Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Waterloo House 4*
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