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The Waterside House Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Donabate On The Beach | Dublin Airport, Donabate, Ireland
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Donabate
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
MeG11223344 Dublin, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have just spent two nights at this hotel and really enjoyed our stay. The hotel is situated right beside the beach with steps leading down to it from the terrace where we you can sit eat/drink. The bedrooms in the older part of the hotel are slightly dated but were spotless and the bed was very comfortable. The view... More

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26 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you like 90's decor, painfully rude bar staff & greasy thrown together food, this is the place for you! Attended wedding here & I cannot understand how Bride and Groom chose it. The rooms on first floor are like Fawlty Towers! I believe the second floor ones are better. An embarrassment to Donabate.

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Elkton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent the first two days of our honeymoon in Ireland at the Waterside. From the moment we arrived, everyone on staff was friendly and courteous. We actually arrived a bit early for check in, and were given a room just as soon as we arrived. The room was clean and fresh, and the views were amazing.... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice scenic walks from hotel. You have the beach walk or can choose to walk cliffs to portrane beach. Sitting out side on a sunny day is really lovely. Food very tasty. Staff friendly and helpful. It is a hidden part of dublin. Bus drops to train station, which can take you dublin centre in twenty to thirty minutes.... More

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and husband went for Sunday lunch last weekend and were greeted by very friendly staff. Our food was very tasty and well worth the trip. We stayed for a few hours and enjoyed the great views while enjoying our drinks on the terrace. We will be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you all at The Waterside House Hotel - we had a fantastic stay with our two small children last week. The beach on our door step occupied the girls for hours. The view from our window kept us calm. The food at Samphire Restaurant was to die for. My only reservation on the Sunday was that there were a... More

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Cork, Ireland
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited tower Bar for lunch last Wednesday. Long wait for food, waitress was unpleasant with little or no customer service skills, food o.k. when it arrived eventually. We left feeling that we had bothered them in turning uo at all. won't be back.

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15 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the title of my review says this hotel is an awful dump, I was actually married here in June 2012 and I was disappointed to say the least then with various things from decor to food to service but I then again visited earlier this month because a friend who is expecting her 2nd baby asked a few of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend booked us in here for a last minute break in May,I have to say it's one of the best nights of my life.. The first room we were booked into had a couple of little problems,no TV remote,no wifi,the telephone was broken - no big deal, but the manageress came down to have a look, and because she... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended our daughter's. Wedding here on the 13th june this year.We had many relatives over from England and the hotel allowed them to check in early so they could get ready.this was a great help to us.After the church we all arrived at the hotel where we were made.feel welcome and special. The reception was well run and the... More

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Address: Donabate On The Beach | Dublin Airport, Donabate, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Donabate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Waterside House Hotel 3*
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The Waterside House Hotel Dublin boasts 35 well appointed bedrooms. Nineteen of the bedrooms, over look the sea and have every facility to enhance your comfort. Just a stones throw from this beautiful sandy beach and with panoramic views of Howth Head, Lambay Island and Malahide, we will ensure your stay will be a stress free and tranquil experience. If you prefer the warm green colours of Ireland, then choose one of our rooms overlooking the greens of the local golf course. ... more   less 
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