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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved this hotel purely for the views! Amazing, food and staff both lovely. Not overly expensive either. Paid for a sea view room and ended up with a view of the nearby caravan park. I'd stay again bit only if I got a sea view.

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Galway, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked family room B and B for 2 nights with an evening meal for 2 adults and 2 children over the phone and gave credit card details and lady confirmed to me I had booked the room for 300 euro. Arrived at hotel, room was booked but for 2 adults only. If I wanted the room I had to cough... More

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

I'm just back after an overnight in this Hotel for a cousins wedding, prior to going I had read some not great reviews and that is what prompted me to post this. From the moment we arrived till we left the next day I could find no fault with this hotel, maybe a little dated but that added to its... More

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Sligo, Ireland
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely hotel , picturesque location , we had a lovely view from our room the seaside , just a few little niggles would be that out room was a tad stuffy very warm , with just a small window at the top to open , but the view more than made up for it , also the lighting in the... More

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Son Alan was married to Lynn on Thursday 7th August 2014 in Waterside Hotel in Donabate, It was a perfect day from the ceremony on decking in full view of sea, which was beautifully set up by staff, to an excellent 5 course perfectly prepared meal presented by staff, Paul the General Manager did all he could to ensure... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had just a one night stay unfortunately but I will be booking again very soon for a longer break. The location is amazing, staff so friendly, food great just a pity about our room it was overlooking the roof but I had the most relaxing time..this has to be the best hotel I have ever stayed in and I... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We purchased a room only deal for this hotel. By the time we had paid separately for breakfasts and a charge of €20 for our grand daughter to stay with us, it worked out quite expensive. Most hotels don't charge for under 12's sharing with two adults. Lesson learned. Our room looked out over the back of the hotel. There... More

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County Offaly, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our son married his bride in this hotel. & most of the wedding guests stayed overnight, we enjoyed 2 days of celebrations & fun, great nightime entertainment, hotel on lovely location right on seafront with lovely walks north & south of hotel. I have visited this hotel several times since the wedding & have enjoyed good food & drink in... More

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Hayle, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading poor reviews about this hotel we were pleasantly surprised when we arrived for the wedding of friends. The location is fantastic situated right on the beach and although the rooms are a little tired in places they are spotlessly clean and the bed was comfy. The staff were friendly and attentive, the food was good and as a... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed here for 2 nights on our way back up north after touring Cork ...We travel Ireland a lot but I can honestly say this for both of us was the best stay ever!!!! Hotel staff are so helpful + friendly in every way even taxied us to rail station + collected us so we could... More

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Address: Donabate On The Beach | Dublin Airport, Donabate, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Donabate
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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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