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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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Leicester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Some reviewers have criticised this hotel for being a little tired. Perhaps it is, and the drive would certainly benefit from the pot holes being filled. However, the very friendly welcome, helpful staff and excellent food got our Irish tour off to a fantastic start.

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Galway, Galway, Ireland
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I loved everything about my stay here! The owners and staff are so kind and friendly and really went above and beyond to make sure we felt welcome and comfortable. They succeeded and our stay was amazing. After being in 5 different hotels this week while travelling for work (including chain hotels) this one was by far my favourite. The... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We picked this hotel, getting an upgrade from a previous choice that the travel agency picked for us. With that being said, we did look at pictures of from the website, read a couple of reviews, and thought that we made a good choice. The actual building was nice and the food at the restaurant was wonderful. The first thing... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were delighted with our first hotel in Ireland. The room was large and charming. We had a very quiet night of sleep. It's just a short ride to the city main tourist area. We were given great directions for car park in the city. The food is amazing. The French chef is remarkable! Dinner and Breakfast were perfect. The... More 

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Lakeville, Minnesota
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel was beautiful, inside and out. The staff were friendly and helpful. It was quiet and peaceful and very spacious. While we were there, there weren't any children or loud crowds - mostly couples. For this trip, I was with my mother. However, I think it would be great place to return with my husband.

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Corbyville
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25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was dated and in need of some repairs (e.g., holes in the wall). We ate dinner and breakfast in the hotel and the food was good. The servers were very attentive. I enjoyed visiting with the neighbourhood cat out on the deck before dinner :) Waterford is just across the river.

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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful house in a lovely setting. Staff are friendly and the restaurant is welcoming. I would recommend Zak's restaurant, the food is great. Sadly that's where it ends! I couldn't recommend a stay. The bedrooms are tatty, bed sheets not ironed, towels old and the curtains in two of the rooms we saw were torn and frayed.... More 

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Tramore, Ireland
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lucky with the weather for probably the first day this summer which really helped to bring out the true qualities of this lovely venue. Service excellent, food very nice, beautiful grounds looking back into Waterford City across the river. The grounds are very private. Room kept to a high standard. Breakfast the next morning was lovely. No complaints.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights in a nice clean room below reception looking out over the rear garden. We were amused by the fire escape instructions telling us to proceed along the corridor, when you could lift the window and step out into the garden! Two small problems with the room were dealt with immediately. We had one group meal which... More 

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County Waterford, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm a proud waterford man and do all I can to support local,however the hospitality of the management of this hotel is non existent. If you can navigate up the road (the hoe che min trail in Vietnam was in better state) you will arrive at a hotel which in all fairness is well presented, we attended the day after... More 

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