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Athenaeum House Hotel

4.0 of 5 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently visited this hotel and dined with friends for a reunion. This was not the first time I have eaten there but yet again I was very impressed. There was a wonderful Goats Cheese Cheescake to start with vegetable crisps and pickled walnuts a picture on a plate. A trio of Dunmore East fish for main and some amazing... More

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Kildare, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently stayed at this hotel with my wife, a stay with dinner included package. I've never come across staff as nice and helpful, they really are a credit and couldnt do enough to help. The restaurant and the food were top notch with the setting of the restaurant overlooking the river & city is beautiful. The menu and the quality... More

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Southern Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Anthenaeum hotel recently and we were amazed that it hasn't been highlighted more as "THE" place to stay in Waterford. Rooms are very large and ours had a beautiful view of the river and the city lights at night. Staff are so incredibly helpful and charming, nothing was a bother. But my husband and I couldn't believe... More

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything from the food, the accomodation and the delightful staff made a wedding weekend here memorable. I didn't want to leave. Amazing views from the garden. The Chef managed to produce excellent food for 40-50 people the whole weekend. Would highly recommend.

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This is a very nice hotel situated just over the river from the Waterford City Centre. We stayed for 3 nights and had a very nice large room. The staff there are very friendly. We had a very enjoyable meal in their restaurant on the first night. The breakfast was excellent with a number of choices on the menu. The... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We were on our vacation to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary with a trip to Ireland! ! CIE tours were amazing at booking our accommodations! ! The Athenaeum House was absolutely beautiful! The service was absolutely great! !!

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Scotland, UK
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

On the way to out room we noticed how cheap-looking the decor/walls/carpets are, and when we got to our room we got quite a shock: dirty walls shredded curtains chunks of carpet missing dirty walls stale-smelling pillows (they felt flat and old) no safe or air con grim decor The room was so bad I called the manager, and he... More

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15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

A comfortable and quite hotel which is not too big on its own grounds just across the river from the main thoroughfare of Waterford City and the grounds are perfect for going for a short walk. Although it could be described as within walking distance of Waterford City I would recommend if going out in the city to take a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I went here for dinner one Saturday night and was blown away by the food! Full of creativity and flavour. The dessert menu in particular was divine! Staff were also friendly and attentive. I would definitely recommend for a special meal.

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Carlow, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I stayed here a few months back - booked into an "executive suite" for two nights and found no major differences between this room and any other bog standard you you would get in any two star hotel (except for the price of course). The hotel itself was nice and was well kept, however there is nothing that stands out... More

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Address: Christendom, Waterford, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Waterford > Waterford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Athenaeum House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 29
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