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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
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I go to Waterville every couple of weeks for the fly fishing. I wouldn't stay anywhere else to be honest. Staff are friendly, the rooms are big & comfy with a great view & the hotel is located smack bang in the middle of town. I hear rumours that the place is closing down which I hope are not true... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the bayview hotel and thoroughly enjoyed our stay last week while passing through the ring of Kerry. i'm very surprised to read the previous review about the woman that never spoke to them because we were made feel more than welcome on arrival by a very happy young girl. Rooms clean and spacious with a spectacular view... More 

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County Clare, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were met in The Glen Bay Waterville, by a woman who never spoke,and made us feel like intruders. We were horrified by the dirt and stench of the reception area. Our first thought was to flee, unfortunately we didn't. The state of dilapidation of the premises was unbelievable. The room was cold, the en-suite dirty. No warmth in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here for an evening meal, steak was small but cooked well with all the trimming!!!! Curry was warm and tasty! Chicken tenders were not over processed. Staff very friendly. Location fab!! Hotel could do with an up grade but Free WIFI

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Portmagee, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 July 21, 2015

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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45 hotel reviews
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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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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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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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