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Athenaeum House Hotel
Ranked #7 of 12 Hotels in Waterford
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Hidden Gem”
Reviewed 21 August 2012

Stayed here in July 2012. Large room, comfortable bed, we could see the river through our window and had armchairs from which to view it. We ate dinner, tea and breakfast in the hotel and all was delicious. A short drive from some lovely beaches.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 August 2012

We chose this hotel for a large family reunion and couldn't have been better looked after, the food was excellent and the staff very efficient and very friendly, even under some trying circumstances, we would definitely recommend this hotel and will stay again

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Cork, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2012

Stayed there for a night last week. Had a lovely room at the back of the hotel. Got chocolates and a 'Best wishes' message left in my room as it was my birthday which was a nice touch.. Had drinks on the terrace with views to Reginalds Tower. Then we had a lovely meal in Zaks Bistro. Food was very good. All of the staff were really friendly and efficient. Nice quiet place to stay near the city. I will definitely go back.

Room Tip: A room at the back is nicer , but its a very peaceful spot anyway.
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  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Dublin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2012

A restored georgian house in a beautiful quiet location. We had a very relaxing stay over the August bank holiday weekend while the Spraoi street festival was on in Waterford. Staff and service was very friendly and professional. The food was excellent. It really is a hidden gem and I would highly recommend the Athenaeum for anyone looking for a relaxing break.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2012

We selected this hotel based on the price and the fact that is it a 4 star hotel. We booked this on the spur of the moment. We weren't sure about the hotel when we looked at the website photos. The room was excellent with a georgan window looking out onto grenery and a view of the estuary. The restaurant was the biggest surprise with really excellent food. It is quite a small hotel but very well appppointed.

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  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 7 August 2012

Stayed last night (the 6th August) for our wedding anniversary. The staff are excellent, friendly and helpful. The food was wonderful. Would definitely recommend this hotel and look forward to staying there again in the future. Many thanks to all who made our 25th so lovely

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2012

My partner booked us into the Hotel with Booking.com but when we arrived all excited about our nite away the lady on the desk looked puzzled their was no reservation she said booking.com had a probelm with their webside and while we had a confirmation on our phone they had no record of it !! We spoke to booking.com and they booked us into the Fitzwilton Hotel another 4 star Hotel in Waterford City..We were disapointed as Athenaeum seemed to us to be the perfect location for newly weds looking for a break for the nite....We were invited to have a Coffee in the bar while we waited for the lady to take care of everything...a beautiful balcony with a lovely view of the river...We grabbed our bags and headed off with much regret...even the restaurant looked good...

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Additional Information about Athenaeum House Hotel

Property: Athenaeum House Hotel
Address: Christendom, Waterford, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Waterford > Waterford
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Waterford
#4 Luxury Hotel in Waterford
#6 Family Hotel in Waterford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Athenaeum House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 29
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