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Athenaeum House Hotel

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Christendom, Waterford, Ireland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Richland, MI. USA
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have just returned from a small Landscape Designers tour to Ireland. We stayed at the Athenaeum House hotel for one night on our way to Cork. Yes it is on the other side of the river from Waterford and can be a little hard to find, but what a wonderful delightful hotel. Our group was soaked after probably one of... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Found Athenaeum on Booking.Com Could not believe what amazing good value we received. Accommodation, dinner and breakfast were superb. 10/10 to French chef. The staff were friendly and very informative.

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47 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms need a complete overhaul! Bathrooms were extremely in need of good cleaning and Reno! What a total disappointment and would never ever stay again!! Not a Manor House at all and NOT 4 star! The beds were horrible and both me and my husband were in great distress from the condition of the mattress, springs should not be felt... More 

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Bristol
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We stayed here for a single night on a trip across Southern Ireland, and wished we were staying longer. The room was rather tired and a little bit shabby, but very comfortable, and the views across the river to Waterford were great. The gardens were also lovely. Food was excellent, both the evening meal and breakfast the next day, and... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We visited here after a previous poor experience and I must say this more than made up for that. Upon arrival we were shown to our seats with rose petals and glasses of champagne waiting for us. We then proceeded to dine on scrumptious cakes, gorgeous sandwiches and more. Our server was delightful, very knowledgable without being overly intrusive. 2... More 

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Sydney
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Definitely not a 4 star hotel. Room was very hot with no air con. Bathroom had mould even around the basin taps which I was tempted to scrub clean. Bar fridge didn't work so I couldn't chill my next day's water. No help from reception staff to help this single elderly lady traveller to get her luggage upstairs to her... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Reception staff were friendly and welcoming. Our room was spacious but 3 of the lights weren't working so it was rather dark. However it was clean and comfortable. Good sized bathroom. Cooked breakfast was poor quality but there was a good selection of fruit, pastries and breads.

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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The Athenaeum Hotel was a most relaxing hotel to stay at.It was a little hard to find and away from the main centre but with a car that is no problem.It's a stately old home with only about 25 rooms all overlooking lovely grounds.Breakfast was outstanding and the staff were most helpful.Parking is next the the main entrance and whilst... More 

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Buford, Georgia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This was our first night in Ireland. The hotel is a little hard to find but well worth it. Very clean and quiet. They have a wonderful restaurant onsite with a beautiful view of their property, and you can see the river and historic town through the trees. The only negative - we like to walk from our hotel to... More 

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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

We came here for a weekend with our 5month old, thinking we would have to hide the baby! But, this place was so nice and they were very accommodating for the baby, travel cot was provided and there was no problem in the restaurant, and the food was divine! Its not smack bang in town but nor too far and... More 

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