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Jacksonville, Florida
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99 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This was a lovely hotel with wonderful people and very good restaurant . But the bed was horrible along with a tiny tv. If it had a good bed and larger tv I would give it a 5 . Sorry but the bed did it in for me.

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Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Enjoyed my stay here with my GF. We had a one night stay with dinner and breakfast package. The dinner was lovely. I went for the fillet steak and it was good quality and perfectly cooked to my taste. My GF is a vegetarian and she enjoyed the risotto main. Breakfast was good quality and plentiful and in a lovely... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

I stayed at the Athenaeum house recently for an overnight visit to Waterford with my partner and I must say I was extremely disappointed with my stay. I found the room to be of a very different quality to that presented on the site. It was very dated (smashed lampshade on one side, most furniture worn out, old dated paint... More 

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Saint Sauveur des Monts, Canada
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56 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Located at the end of a short winding lane is this really nice modern hotel with each room named for famous people. The rooms are well-appointed even if the wall-mounted TV is one of the smallest I've seen in a hotel in years. The dining room is in the conservatory at the back and looks out on a well manicured... More 

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Wicklow
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

Returned to the Athenaeum expecting a wonderful stay, however even though it has only been four months since our last stay, the experience was less than satisfactory. Our twin room was large with two small hard single beds, décor in room and bathroom could only be described as a little shabby, black grouting around tiles and chipped paintwork. The biggest... More 

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1 Thank Jack K
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

A nice place for first night in Ireland. The only negative was a bit of neglected maintenance but it was small stuff. Staff were great. I can't say what is around the hotel, but the location was just what we needed for recovering from jet lag.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

The hotel is very nice, room large and comfortable and lots of hot water. It is a little distant from the centre of Waterford but as we only stayed one night this was not a problem. It is situated in a very picturesque area with lovely gardens. We had travelled from Bristol that day and were very tired so decided... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Our stay at Athenaeum was very memorable. The rooms are decorated to a high standard and beds comfortable. I loved the fact that the extension was built in keeping with the style of the old house. Maria at reception is friendly helpful and knowledgeable. The restaurant and bar area is lovely overlooking the garden. The food is amazing... High compliments... More 

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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Spent two nights here during the week. Booked online and got a great two night deal with one dinner included. Fab suite, nice and big, spotlessly clean!! Dinner was set at €27 but we let the boat out a little!!!!! The good lady had a massive sirloin steak for mains cooked perfectly preceded by a goats cheese salad, again she... More 

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Youghal, Ireland
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Attended a wedding and it was a lovely setting. Room was very clean and nice. Staff were excellent and very polite and helpful. Drink however was shocking and very expensive. Lager was very poor and Guiness even though it looked great was filled poorly

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Additional Information about Athenaeum House Hotel

Address: Christendom, Waterford, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Waterford > Waterford
Price Range: $88 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Athenaeum House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Athenaeum Hotel Waterford
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Waterford
#4 Luxury Hotel in Waterford
#6 Family Hotel in Waterford
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“View of river”
 of 5 bubbles BigAl-China, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“One side of the hotel faces the car park, the other the garden, would advise choosing a room on the garden side in case of car park noise.”
 of 5 bubbles SallyBee1985, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the 3rd (top) floor are the most peaceful and have the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles EP2211, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Make the most of the river, get a room overlooking this.”
 of 5 bubbles TheGryffon, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“room looking onto the gardens is nice”
 of 5 bubbles skaph, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
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