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Butler Arms Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
Waterville, Waterville, Ireland
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Butler Arms Hotel
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Waterville
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came to the restaurant as we got a gift voucher, the girl trish was polite but the lay out of the restaurant was probably the cause of the bad service. There was no steak knife given. Slow service. The view would be the only reason I would return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Just arrived home after a corporate day at the Waterville Golf Links followed by dinner in the bar at the Butler Arms. Having done this on many previous occasions,I am glad to be able to confirm that the food and drink in the Butler Arms again reached the high levels one has come to expect,and the Sirloin Steak is melt... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

A massive thank you for a very pleasant stay. Arrived quite late from journey with three children, received a kind welcome and lots of help. Clean and comfy room with beds/cot as promised. My kids opened curtains to a super view of ocean. Breakfast and service excellent. Just discovered that the cast of new star wars film stayed here while... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I have stayed on and off at the Butler Arms for over 30 years now - traditionally going down in September for the fly fishing on lough Currane and upper loughs. Louise and family have taken excellent care of my dad, Michael and fly fishing guru Paddy every year with nothing but the best care and attention. The location, warm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I had the pleasure of holidaying in the area a number of times over the past few years and had occasion to dine in the Butler Arms conservatory, bar and cafe to my satisfaction. In my experience this hostelry is without fail the best and most affordable all round in the area. It’s frequented by locals and visitors to the... More 

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