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The Old Cable Historic House

9/10 Iveragh Terrace | Old Telegraph Cable Station Milestone Heritage Site Waterville Ring of Kerry, Waterville, Ireland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Malmö, Skåne Län, Sweden
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a reservation for three beds and got four. Not so much space left in the room but nice and quiet and with a bathroom that could fit for wheelchair access. Feels more like a guest house than a bb. Convenient parking on the grounds. Good breakfast and good coffee. They have a restaurant in the breakfast area but... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was very small and bathroom was tiny, Unfortunately not very clean and filthy, there was dust on skirting boards, shelves, tv (no remote control), carpet under the bed was not hoovered for long time as there was a lot of dust and some rubbish there. The most disappointing was the "restaurant" - it is much to big word... More 

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Greeley, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family, a party of 12 which included 2 small children, stayed for one night. The rooms were clean, the breakfast was amazing and the owners friendly and helpful. I especially liked that the accommodations were very child friendly. Thank you Margaret!

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Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Quaint Inn that has turn of the century warmth and charm. Great location that's a short 10 min walk into the city center with it's numerous restaurants and pubs. Definitely order the breakfast at the Inn, top notch! Areas nearby have a plethora of outdoors activities that the Inn owners were very gracious in offering history and information about. 2... More 

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lancashire
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Nice location only 10 mins walk into village.Clean rooms good value. Breakfast option available at extra cost if you want it. Free Wi fi now extended to upstairs. Owner friendly and helpfull. Ample parking also Restaurant attached in season

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

enjoyed my stay at the old cable house, it was great value for money very clean and cosy near the centre of Waterville, breakfast was good, its a budget b and b but it is very good value for money. the only downside for me was the beds had blankets not duvets I sleep better under a duvet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

Extremely friendly welcome, very comfortable rooms,delicious breakfast, great location. 100% would stay again. Only problem was poor wifi, but that's probably a good thing. A stones throw from the town centr.

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The Old Cable is a perfectly adequate place to stay. Basic but clean and comfortable enough, if a little tired in places. There was a friendly welcome on arrival and unlike some other reviews, the room did have tea and coffee making facilities and a hairdryer. Although the Old Cable seems to be described everywhere as a B&B (even on... More 

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interestingstay, Manager at The Old Cable Historic House, responded to this review

Simon sorry I had thought we cleared this up during your stay with us. On your Departure I pulled up your booking on my computer records and it stated very clearly that Breakfast was not included ( you also receive a copy of this as your confirmation from your online Travel Agent before you arrive as we agreed on your... More 

Greystones, Ireland, Europe
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Warm welcome, grand breakfast, room was small but it catered fine for the one night we were staying. Views not the best from the place, but a short walk down the hill to the main street, shops, pubs and beach.

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I stayed here with two friends for one night and everything about the stay was perfect! we arrived early and were able to check in right away, the room was large and warm and the bathroom was huge! For breakfast he took our orders the night before and it was divine! Scramble eggs with salmon and the owner even made... More 

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