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Butler Arms Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Waterville, Waterville, Ireland
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Waterville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Swindon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel which was a popular choice of Charlie Chaplin was a comfortable stay. Although a little tired looking it actually felt warm and homely. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Excellent service at breakfast by a very professional waiter......the like of which is not often seen these days. The view of the sea was lovely. Not much in... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dined here a couple of weekends ago and was blown away by the quality of the food. This is my third visit to the restaurant, and this family-run hotel never puts a foot wrong in my experience. The service was personable and friendly, and the atmosphere and overall ambience were wonderful. All of their food is locally sourced, and it... More

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Randburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at Butlers Arms in the pouring rain. We did not have reservations ,but were welcomed by friendly helpful staff. An old traditional family owned hotel. Our room was comfortable and warm.The food was great . We were able to walk long distance along the waterfront ,despite the wind. We will definitely return here oneday.

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Limerick, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of 8 of us stayed here whilst playing golf at the outstanding Waterville links. This is a really nice hotel with extremely friendly staff who were very nice to deal with. The dinner & breakfast was very tasty and I look forward to getting back there again some day soon.

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for 3 nights with a group of friends all golfers. We were made very welcome by all the staff who were very friendly & efficient . The rooms have a beautiful view of the sea & had wifi which was free. Breakfast was very good & cooked to order. We had dinner on two nights & both... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Spent 3 nights at this hotel, which was a great base for exploring the area and a nice place to return each evening. The staff were the highlight, particularly in the restaurant. The food was good as well. We were disappointed by the slightly down at heel rooms and bathrooms - don't know if we were just unlucky as other... More

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Porto
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Really enjoyed my stay in Butler Arms Hotel. This is an Irish hotel offering 1st class Irish hospitality. Everything was perfect with the welcome standing out as genuinely warm. The room was lovely, the bed very comfortable and the shower was exhilarating. The breakfast was served in a grand dining room and the quality of cooked breakfast was truly Irish!... More

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Spent six nights at The Butler Arms, Waterville, great hotel rooms very good, food excellent, staff also excellent. The weather was not the best but still lots to do and see on The Ring Of Kerry. Will definitely go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This is a lovely hotel, very old style and traditional. Rooms are lovely especially the suites! Great size, beautiful bathrooms and lovely views of the sea! Definitely worth staying here! Waterville is a lovely place! The only thing I would say is that the 3 times I went to reception there was no one manning the desk! You need to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Stayed here for one night on our way around the Ring of Kerry. The staff were very pleasant and the the hotel very clean and comfortable. It was very quiet when we arrived but got busier as people returned from playing golf, mainly Americans. The hotel I am sure has seen busier days and this is beginning to to tell... More

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Address: Waterville, Waterville, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Waterville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Butler Arms Hotel 4*
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