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The Waterside House Hotel
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Donabate
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
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“Great stay”
Reviewed May 25, 2013

Stayed for one night B&B and dinner at the Waterside on Friday 24th May. All of the staff including reception, bar, restaraunt and cleaning staff were very professional and friendly. Karen at reception made us feel really welcome. We had a stunning sea view from our bedroom, and also had a great sea view at dinner and again at breakfast on Saturday morning. Both dinner and breakfast were really good. There are fabulous walks on either side of hotel, one along the cliffs and one along the beach. Unlike another post below, our shower had fantastic power. Looking forward to another stay again soon at the Waterside.

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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 19, 2013

Myself and my husband got
married here in The Waterside in May. We couldn't not have asked for anything better. The staff, the food, the rooms and the atmosphere were first class. We were treated like royalty & all of
our guests had nothing but good things to say. Would highly recommend this venue & the staff.

  • Stayed May 2013
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Reviewed May 8, 2013 via mobile

Went to this hotel bar on 7/5/2013 in the evening. Place quiet however it took a while to get served and tables and floor filthy. There was a manageress on duty and in my opinion she should make sure that at the very least the place should be kept clean.

  • Stayed May 2013
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Management-Waterside, Manager at The Waterside House Hotel, responded to this review, May 10, 2013
Dear bannerdublinireland,

Thank you for providing us with your feedback via Trip Advisor. Our bar area is always kept to the highest cleanliness standards. On the 7th May there were some minor floor renovations taking place in another area of the hotel which may have made the floor area dusty. If you would like to discuss your visit with us in more detail please contact us on +353 1 8436153 or email info@watersidehousehotel.ie

Kind Regards,
Linda Moloney
Sales & Marketing Manager
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed May 7, 2013

My son and now daughter-in-law held their wedding reception at the Waterside last weekend. We all were very impressed by how well we were looked after. The food at the wedding reception was very very good. The staff could not be more helpful. We had a great room with balcony overlooking the beach and thankfully the sun shone for our special day. The bed was, as stated previously, one of the most comfortable I had slept in in an hotel. Full marks and thanks to the Waterside for catering to our every need.

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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
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Management-Waterside, Manager at The Waterside House Hotel, responded to this review, May 10, 2013
Dear dublinmot,

Thank you for sending us your feedback via Trip Advisor. I was delighted to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us here at The Waterside House Hotel. We treat guest feedback with the utmost importance here in the hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future.

Kind Regards,
Linda Moloney
Sales & Marketing Manager
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed May 7, 2013

Stayed here for a two night break with my husband an another couple.Very clean room and comfortable bed .The staff were very friendly especially at reception. We ate from the hotel bar for our meals and was very well presented.staff very efficent and were kept very busy the first night we arrived sunday and was a bank holiday the next daymonday. First night was abit noiseyand some people kept slamming bedroom doors, other than this we had a great time and will be back again. must say its in a beautiful place right on the beach which we had a lovely walk along

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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Management-Waterside, Manager at The Waterside House Hotel, responded to this review, May 10, 2013
Dear Deirdre P,

Thank you for providing us with your feedback via Trip Advisor. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us here in The Waterside House Hotel. I have made sure that all departments have been informed of your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Kind Regards,
Linda Moloney
Sales & Marketing Manager
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed May 5, 2013 via mobile

Hotel is in beautiful position on d beach. Our room was average, nothing special, no power in d shower what so ever. Showed signs of wear and tear. Service at the bar wasnt great the nite we stayed, once i waited 15 mins b4 i got served it could of been longer only another customer sitting at the bar pointed me out 2 the barstaff and dey wer 3. Overall would i return no. .

  • Stayed May 2013
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Management-Waterside, Manager at The Waterside House Hotel, responded to this review, May 10, 2013
Dear moon2812,

Thank you for sending us your feedback via Trip Advisor. I apologise if you feel we did not provide exceptional service during your stay. We treat guest feedback with the utmost importance. If you wish to discuss your stay with us in more detail please contact us on +353 1 8436153.

Kind Regards,
Linda Moloney
Sales & Marketing Manager
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed April 29, 2013

Stayed overnight at this hotel at the weekend. Great location, right on the beach. The rooms were spacious with all mod cons and had the most comfortable bed I have ever slept in. We had trouble with the heating not coming on but a guy came straight up to the room and fixed it. Breakfast and dinner were good. Lots of free parking space.

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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Management-Waterside, Manager at The Waterside House Hotel, responded to this review, May 10, 2013
Dear alison392,

Thank you for providing us with your feedback via Trip Advisor. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again to our establishment in the near future.

Kind Regards,
Linda Moloney
Sales & Marketing Manager
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Property: The Waterside House Hotel
Address: Donabate On The Beach | Dublin Airport, Donabate, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Donabate
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Donabate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Waterside House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 35
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Waterside House Hotel Dublin boasts 35 well appointed bedrooms. Nineteen of the bedrooms, over look the sea and have every facility to enhance your comfort. Just a stones throw from this beautiful sandy beach and with panoramic views of Howth Head, Lambay Island and Malahide, we will ensure your stay will be a stress free and tranquil experience. If you prefer the warm green colours of Ireland, then choose one of our rooms overlooking the greens of the local golf course. ... more   less 
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