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Butler Arms Hotel

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Waterville, Waterville, Ireland
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Waterville
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kilkenny, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stopped over in Waterville, while doing the ring of Kerry and have to say this is a beautiful hotel, and such good value for money, the staff are really helpful, my husband had left his phone charger in out previous hotel, and they had a spare charger which they gave him to keep, no tea or coffee in the... More 

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Cork
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely one night stay in this wonderful hotel and was very impressed. Staff were all fantastic throughout. We got the large suite and there was a private balcony with a stunning view. The hotel is quite old so the decor is a bit dated but that only added to the experience. Room was spotless, breakfast was lovely. Fisherman's... More 

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Manitowoc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an absolutely charming hotel! The staff was helpful and friendly, our room was clean and comfortable, and breakfast was outstanding. Not to mention, we had an ocean view out our window. We ate in the bar twice - didn't try the dining room. I would absolutely recommend staying here and would certainly go back again.

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Cork, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a regular and very fond visitor to Waterville, and every time I am there I will eat and have drinks with visiting friends in The Butler Arms. While I can say the food in the restaurant is very good, I cannot understand why they charge hotel prices for both food and drinks in their bar. The average price... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Loved being right by the ocean on our Ring of Kerry tour. Side trip to drive the narrow roads to Ballinskelligs and Knight's Town was quite an adventure, but fun, and one we might have missed without the proprietor's recommendation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Spent two night in this wonderful,old but beautifully kept hotel in May. Very pleasantly surprised when we arrived to find we were upgraded to a suite! What a wonderful room with a nice view over the beach. The two extremely nice sisters who seem to be everywhere and omnipresent do a fantastic job of keeping everyone happy as do all... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

really comfortable, clean rooms with spectacular ocean view. Staff were unfailingly friendly and helpful. Great food and an ideal base from which to explore Kerry. Had a really restful and pleasant stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Very good hotel with lots of character and history. Very friendly & attentive service in a lovely relaxed atmosphere. Room & breakfast were first class. It helped to make my visit to stunning Waterville memorable, as it has one of the great links courses in the World.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

A Four Nights stay of sheer delight. Fourth generation family owned traditional but contemporary Sea -Side hotel run by two sisters . The Butlers Arms could not be faulted. Unpretentious, classic and contemporary , hugely caring and attentive service, a bedroom that was superb and a bathroom that would make a London hotel weep. Seafood that blew us away and... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

We have stayed here before, and were very pleased to be able to revisit this lovely family run hotel. A wonderful setting by the sea, and we were delighted to have a sea view room. The rooms are spotlessly clean, lovely. crisp white bed linen. Very comfortable. Breakfasts nice.

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