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Athenaeum House Hotel

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Christendom, Waterford, Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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County Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a great stay here, and the breakfast was superb for our morning! The room was very nice, and spacious. We enjoyed a nice night of sleep in the king sized bed and the view from our room was amazing as it looked over the back garden and the river. Bathroom was spacious and clean! Definitely would use again for... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a lovely stay at the Athenaeum. The best thing was that every single member of the staff was so helpful and friendly. The receptionists always gave a cheery greeting as you go past and have lots of suggestions for things to do, and Michelle who looks after breakfast was a star. Our room on the ground floor was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here for 2 nights over the Easter holiday with my family, The hotel is located on the opposite bank of the river, so the view of Waterford is very nice, but it was quite tricky to find and you do wonder where on earth you are going. To get into the city itself is a 10 minute drive.... More 

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54 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our 3rd stay at the hotel. That would tell you that overall, we like it. The staff are always helpful and the food in the restaurant is really very good. The last time we stayed somewhere else in Waterford, we actually ate at Zaks that night too! It's a little bit out of the way regarding the city... More 

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Greystones, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in this beautiful boutique hotel just 5 minutes outside of Waterford last week. My wife and my 2 year old son had a fantastic 2 days (Monday & Tuesday). Our room was spacious and cosy with gorgeous views across the river into the city. Stan and his staff were amazing and made us so welcome, taking time to chat... More 

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Mailo P, Owner at Athenaeum House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stuart B 2010 Thank you for your very kind review. My husband Stan and I were delighted to read your comments, delighted that you had a good time with your little lad, they grow up so fast, it is wonderful to create special memories. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future, Best regards Mailo... More 

County Limerick, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here last night and I would have to say had a wonderful experience, what super friendly and helpful staff wonderful food, lovely spacious bedrooms decorated very tastefully. This is a hidden gem ( up a rocky road) and is so so worth a visit, I would definitely recommend this lovely hotel and we will be returning as soon... More 

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Mailo P, Owner at Athenaeum House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Fiona O Thanks so much for your very kind review, delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best regards Mailo Mailo Power Director Athenaeum House Hotel More 

Newbridge, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival were greeted by Noel who was fantastic, food was wonderful however the room was cold, when we requested, the heating was turned up but room still cold! It was 2 beds stuck together, we had read reviews that rooms were being upgraded for 2 years so expected all done, on departure we commented to reception to be blanked,... More 

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Mailo P, Owner at Athenaeum House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 70Ciara Thank you for your review and feedback. I have spoken to the team about your comments, apologies that your did not receive a timely response. We would love to have the opportunity of welcoming you back. Yours sincerely Mailo Mailo Power Director Athenaeum House Hotel More 

Carlow, Carlow, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Athenaeum House Hotel is situated in a very quiet discreet location just outside Waterford City. The drive up to the hotel is picturesque but also very hard to find! The interior is stunning and with it being Christmas time they had a magnificent tree in the reception area. The receptionist was very helpful as was everybody we encountered throughout... More 

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Mailo P, Owner at Athenaeum House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Thomas O Thank you for your review. Your comments have been passed on to the relevant departments. We very much appreciate the feedback. Look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kindest regards Mailo Mailo Power Director Athenaeum House Hotel More 

Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and my boyfriend stayed here nearly 2 weeks ago. Staff were among some of the friendliest i've encountered yet which helped make it a great stay. The room was fairly basic, and the food in Zaks restaurant was really really delicious. As mentioned by someone else it has more of a country house feel rather than a hotel. Value... More 

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Mailo P, Owner at Athenaeum House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Clingerbean Thank you for your very kind review. My team and I are delighted to read your heading 'Really Friendly Staff' - delighted that you enjoyed our food and atmosphere too. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again some time in the future. Best regards Mailo Mailo Power Director Athenaeum House Hotel More 

Blarney, Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Difficult to locate..do not depend on GPS. The hotel is often used by locals for celebrating with family. Nice rooms. Great.restaurant. friendly staff. no wifi. It was a great location for sightseeing in Waterford without being in the hustle of the.city

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Mailo P, Owner at Athenaeum House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mary M Many thanks for your very kind review, delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that you found the Athenaeum House Hotel a good base while exploring the area. Kindest regards Mailo Mailo Power Director Athenaeum House Hotel More 

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