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Butler Arms Hotel

New Line Road, Waterville Ireland
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#1 of 4 hotels in Waterville
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If you’re looking for a romantic hotel in Waterville, look no further than Butler Arms Hotel.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Coomakesta Pass (0.2 mi) and Longitude and Latitude Stone (0.3 mi), guests of Butler Arms Hotel can easily experience some of Waterville's most well known attractions.

Guest rooms offer a flat screen TV, and Butler Arms Hotel makes getting online easy as free wifi is available.

You can also take advantage of some of the amenities offered by the hotel, including room service, baggage storage, and newspaper. In addition, guests can enjoy free breakfast during their visit. As an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests.

While visiting Waterville, you may want to try some fish and chips at one of the nearby restaurants, such as Dooleys Seafood & Steak House, The Lobster, or An Corcan Restaurant.

There is no shortage of things to do in the area: explore popular ancient ruins such as Church Island.

The staff at Butler Arms Hotel looks forward to serving you during your upcoming visit.

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Geraldine Counihan wrote a review Jul 5
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Once again just I cannot say enough about the Butler Arms Hotel Waterville Co Kerry,from once you entered this beautiful hotel Paula and Louise and there wonderful staff could not make you more welcome,the beautiful food, cleanliness, and the fantastic system they have in operation in keeping you safe while staying with them during Covid crisis. Thanks so much for a fabulous weekend. Geraldine and Christie Counihan.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Tiana Ward wrote a review Jun 2020
Tralee, Ireland310 contributions3 helpful votes
Lovely old hotel with modern rooms, all with beautiful views of the Atlantic. Property amenities include free WiFi, breakfast, restaurant, bar / lounge, free parking, pets allowed, room service, wheelchair access, laundry service and many more 😁. Highly recommend to everyone ‼️
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
Mbellew wrote a review Jun 2020
9 contributions5 helpful votes
I cannot recommend the Butler Arms highly enough, be sure to visit. My husband and I spent a few weekends there last summer. There is always a warm welcome from the moment you arrive in the hotel. Stunning location and great views from the bedrooms. The dining room had a major revamp last year and the surroundings match the delicious food. A wide ranging menu but the seafood is the star and the crab gratin a particular favorite of ours. Always service with a smile and great food, what more could you want! Re a previous review, we were in the restaurant for the New Years Eve dinner. The Hotel is usually closed at this time of the year and we always really appreciate that they open for New Years Eve. We found the food superb, were always aware of the cost and thought it was great value for money and a great night out. Looking forward to when the hotel is open again and we can enjoy their warm hospitality and great food
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
wanderluster96 wrote a review Jan 2020
3 contributions7 helpful votes
I visited with a group of my friends for dinner only. We ordered main courses which we all enjoyed and drinks for the table. Upon arrival of the bill we were all charged €50 for a set meal which we had only had a main course. The staff did not inform us the set menu was the only option as of course we would have had three courses knowing this. We were quite upset and they told us we could pay €40 for the meal not including the drinks. This is still ridiculous for a main course only. I was so upset over the poor service offered to us in relation to this and the treatment from the management when we queried this. I will never return on account of this.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
Response from paulahF7408CZ, Owner at Butler Arms Hotel
Responded Mar 4, 2020
Dear Wanderluster96, On booking your group of 10 guests for our New Years Eve dinner, you were informed that we were only serving a €50 set menu which also included a glass of prosecco. When you made the booking we were already quite heavy booked but we managed to secure a booking for your group at 6.30pm. When your group arrived you were all given the menu which clearly stated €50.00 at the top of the menu, therefore this was the second time that you were informed of the set menu available on New Years Eve. When you were presented with the bill you expressed your confusion with Louise who also dealt with your telephone booking, Louise kindly explained that she had informed you on your telephone booking of the set menu price. We could tell that you were upset, so we very kindly offered to reduce the cost of the meal to €40.00 as a gesture of good will. After you left the restaurant we were informed that your group did not pay for your drinks which included cocktails which were on the bill. When we approached you regarding the drinks bill you told us that your group presumed that they were included in the €40.00 per person clearly like the bill stated the €40 reduced rate was for your meal only. We regret that you will not be returning but we believe you were clearly informed about the set menu price for the New Years on two occasions and if you had a problem you should have informed your group or inquired with management before you ordered. All the other 100 or so guests who dined with us on New Years Eve had no confusion over the price and we have received very good feed back from all excluding yourself. I can send on the New Year's Eve menu which clearly states the price at the top if you would like to see it again. Kind regards, Paula Huggard Manager
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aidan r wrote a review Jan 2020
County Wicklow, Ireland107 contributions52 helpful votes
Often called in to this hotel for food and drinks over many years ,so we decided to stay there on the 28th of dec. We were met by very friendly staff at reception on our arrival who showed us to our room overlooking the sea.The room was beautiful and spotlessly clean .We had dinner that night which you couldn't fault. if you are looking for accommodation in Waterville you won't beat this hotel for comfort and value.
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Date of stay: December 2019
$155 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Butler Arms Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Butler Arms Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Charlie Chaplin Statue (0.1 miles), Waterville Beach (0.2 miles), and Mick O'Dwyer Statue (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Butler Arms Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Butler Arms Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Butler Arms Hotel?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Butler Arms Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include An Corcan Restaurant, The Lobster Bar & Restaurant, and Dooleys Seafood & Steak House.
Is Butler Arms Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.05 miles away from the center of Waterville.
Are pets allowed at Butler Arms Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Butler Arms Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Derrynane House (4.9 miles), Church Island (1.7 miles), and The Atlantic Telegraph Waterville (0.3 miles).
Does Butler Arms Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Butler Arms Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.