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Bay View Hotel

Waterville, Waterville, Ireland
Bay View Hotel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Portmagee, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Passed through while doing the ring of Kerry, I had the Sirloin steak and my wife the steak sandwich. My steak was over cooked, full of fat, awful. Judging by the reviews nothing has been done to improve the sloppy food. On a prime site, this place should be a goldmine. Service was good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Decided to stop here for food whilst doing the Ring. Really quick service, staff seemed happy and friendly and were quick to see to the special needs of other patrons such as offering one couple with a small child a high chair. We had the Irish stew and the 'special' toasted sandwich which was essentially a ham and cheese toasty.... More 

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Henlow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We were hungry and pressed for time so we just went in and ordered. This place is a miserable hole, no atmosphere with complacent and uninterested staff. We had cold meat salad which had warm chicken on it which looked like it had just been thawed in the microwave, inedible. Look I'm not going to slaughter the place for the... More 

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Tralee, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

A group of us had sandwiches and chips . nothing special but ok .Guinness was also alright . Waitress was friendly . Unfortunately the ladies in group said the toilet was a disaster area. Gents toilet was ok. There seemed more staff than customers which may have told us something . Beautiful location but maybe we should have gone elsewhere... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This hotel is without doubt the worst run establishment I have ever had the misfortune to stay in. It also operates as a hostel when the mood takes the owners/management (they are one in the same) who are among the most rude, arrogant and ignorant people I have encountered. The musty smell when you enter the reception area is off-putting,... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

In a previous review this hotel was described as Faulty Towers but rest assured there is nothing funny about this place. Run as both a hostel and hotel (Kerry Way Hostel). This is the ultimate falling down business, the slates missing from the roof confirms this. The whole building is falling apart from the broken glass in the dining room... More 

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Chester
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Honestly I thought it was a bad joke when I walked in to reception. This is without doubt the VERY WORST hotel I have ever set foot in. Its like a scene from faulty towers and anyone that has booked, cancel or thinking of booking, forget about it. PT

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Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

One of the most scenic locations in Ireland. Rooms tired looking, function room damp, and the exterior looks dreadful. They badly need to invest in it. The people working there were very nice, and it could be a great spot if the hotel matched their enthusiasm. A couple of friends stayed in a place nearby, and I regretted not booking... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Stopped for a quick snack on a beautiful summers day while enjoying the Ring of Kerry. Decided to eat in the bar, and 3 of us ordered the Fish n Chips and a toasted sandwich. The girl who took our order was nice and friendly, but that was as good as it got. ! Plenty of chips and some salad,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We pass trought Waterville while doing the Ring of Kerry.. The restaurant was very dirty ... We ordered two fish and chips, the presentation seamed ok but the fish had bad smell and bad taste... We told that to the waiter and he just said that the fish was fresh!afraid of being sick we told him we didn't want to... More 

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