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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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Dublin, Ireland
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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just returned from a two night stay at Athenaeum House hotel with my sister. We greeted warmly and professionally by the staff there, there was absolutely no fuss when our room needed to be changed from double to twin room. We have both stayed in many hotels throughout Ireland and the rest of the world, and both agree that the... More 

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6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hi my self and my partner stays here in September the rooms are lovely the most relaxing hotel I've ever been in was perfect. We slep in a room on the bottom floor could see the river was lovely. Breakfast could be a bitter better tho. Will b going back down did September for the wind.... Perfect if ur looking... More 

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kilkeny
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself, my mum and sister In law arrived here around 12.45 on a Tuesday afternoon, hoping to have afternoon tea which we have done numerous times before without booking and never an issue. We were greatly disappointed yesterday, upon arrival we were met by a lady who asked if she could help us and as normal just said we would... More 

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

Dear Niamhoxx I understood that I had dealt with this matter to your satisfaction following our facebook discussions yesterday and again this morning, or perhaps this was another member of your party. I would be grateful if you could contact me directly on T: 051 833 999 or by email on info@athenaeumhousehotel.com Kindest regards Mailo Mailo Power Director Athenaeum House... More 

NSW
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Big refurbished rooms, good common areas, good food and a very nice location on the river a little bit out of the main town. The main Waterford Crystal factory is now gone but there is still some crystal made here in a modern building which makes for an interesting tour.

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

Dear JournoNSW Thank you for your very kind review. Glad you enjoyed your visit to Waterford and found the tour of the House of Waterford Crystal interesting. Kindest regards Mailo Mailo Power Director Athenaeum House Hotel More 

Tralee, Ireland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just had a two night stay in the Athenaeum House hotel in Ferrybank in Waterford .We had a lovely stay .We were welcomed by the gracious and may I add a very professional receptionist Carrie .It seemed like we had been here before .We were treated like family by Carrie and Noel .While we waited for our room we... More 

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

Dear Lillian & Joe Thank you for your very kind review, good to hear that you enjoyed your birthday with us. I will pass on your compliments to our team. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you both back again in the near future. Kindest regards Mailo Mailo Power Director Athenaeum House Hotel More 

Kent, UK
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only stayed 2 nights here but would have liked to stay longer if we had time. About a mile out of Waterford it was extremely comfortable, a good size room, good beds, powerful shower and large soft towels. Lovely gardens and pleasant communal rooms. All the staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful, taking time to get to know you... More 

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

Dear Jan D Thank you very much for your review. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your lovely comments regarding our team and food. Have to admit chocolate pot is my favourite too. Kindest regards Mailo Mailo Power Director Athenaeum House Hotel More 

Waterford, Ireland
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205 reviews 205 reviews
30 hotel reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for a meal after a recent funeral. The parking situation left a lot to be desired as the available car park spaces were hopelessly outnumbered by the cars looking to park. As it was I had to park a distance away and walk through puddles on a raining afternoon. The staff seemed ill prepared for such a large... More 

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

Dear Thank you for your review, I am assuming you are referring to the late Mr Victor Merriman funeral, the family choose to come to the Athenaeum House Hotel because it holds special memories for them as a family and their late father Victor. We also were honoured to have the opportunity to look after this special day for the... More 

County Durham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Dear Curtiswaynejr Thank you for your very kind review. Glad that you enjoyed your visit and Waterford's rich history, hope to see you back soon to explore further Ireland's Ancient East. Kindest regards Mailo Mailo Power Director Athenaeum House Hotel p.s. I note your from Durham, our daughter Kelly was born in Darlington, she is our Durham Lass :-) More 

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 4 weeks ago

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

Dear Paravelle Thanks so much for your very kind review, delighted that you enjoyed your stay. I will pass your lovely comments on to Michelle and our team. Kindest regards Mailo Mailo Power Director Athenaeum House Hotel More 

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 4 weeks ago

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

Dear Barbados Millie I gave a full reply to your review last week, in which you mentioned we over looked the City of Cork, at the time I explained that we overlooked Waterford not Cork, I note you have taken down that review, slightly changed it and posted a second time. Regards Mailo Mailo Power Director Athenaeum House Hotel More 

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