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    The Waterside House Hotel

    Donabate On The Beach | Dublin Airport, Donabate, Ireland
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$118
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          Overview
          • Excellent37%
          • Very good24%
          • Average15%
          • Poor12%
          • Terrible12%
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          “sea view” (47 reviews)
          “samphire” (7 reviews)
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast Buffet
          Beachfront
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Reviewed 14 May 2017

          We went in here after being on the beach, waited for ages to get served on an over priced menu, Being seaside thought I would have chowder but it was like plastic chowder-- my other half went for chicken which was average, We sat outside...More

          3  Thank Mick M
          Reviewed 6 May 2017

          We stayed on a groupon deal and loved this lovely hotel. Food was delicious and the beach was just amazing to be right on your doorstep. Would love to visit again in the summer and make more use of the beach. Will be back.More

          2  Thank JoleeneMcD
          Response from WatersideHouse, Manager at The Waterside House HotelResponded 8 May 2017

          Hello JoleeneMcD, Many thanks for your recent stay and also sharing your comments. We are delighted to learn that you found our food delicious and loved our hotel. Only this week, we took our delivery of buckets and spades, so hopefully we will get a...More

          Reviewed 3 May 2017

          The Waterside Hotel has a huge advantage that not many hotels in Ireland have - a spanking coastal location with spectacular views. It has a built-in stunning beach on it's front door, with walks to calm any seasoned travellers' nerves. The receptionist we encountered too...More

          2  Thank Shane F
          Response from WatersideHouse, Manager at The Waterside House HotelResponded 3 May 2017

          Hello Shane F, Thank-you for stopping by on a very busy Sunday and I am glad that you got to enjoy our spectacular views and stunning beach location. All your comments have been taken on board and if you do decide to visit us again,...More

          Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

          It's 00:20 in the morning, there is a loud band playing directly below the bedroom, the staff have been rude and aggressive about the noise ... what an awful experience. Stay the hell away from this place.More

          2  Thank Noel M
          Response from WatersideHouse, Manager at The Waterside House HotelResponded 25 April 2017

          Hello again Noel M, We appreciate all genuine feedback here at the hotel. Every weekend we have live music in our Tower Bar which is enjoyed by locals and residents alike - we also run a courtesy bus from Donabate town. I am sorry that...More

          Reviewed 22 April 2017

          This is probably the worst hotel I have stayed in. We were "upgraded" to a sea view. Rooms are small with very poor facilities. Our shower was broken and wash basin blocked. Plaster falling from damp patch in bathroom ceiling. Filthy carpets. Food was reasonable....More

          2  Thank Trevor O
          Response from WatersideHouse, Manager at The Waterside House HotelResponded 24 April 2017

          Hello Trevor O, Many thanks for submitting your comments. From your previous reviews on Trip Advisor, it is disappointing to learn that we are the 'worst hotel' out of the lot. Whilst we acknowledge that there are improvements to be made, we by no means...More

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Beachfront
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Room Service
          • Free Internet
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Banquet Room
          • Conference Facilities
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Room Service
          • Airport Transportation
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$88 - US$603 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
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          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 35
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          • Province of Leinster >
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          • Donabate
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Northerngirl45
          Hi, I would like to communicate with this hotel? Is there an email address?
          10 July 2016|
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          Response from Séamus K | Reviewed this property |
          info@watersidehousehotel Wouldn't advice staying there,very dated hotel...
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          Susan D
          How far is the hotel from the international airport? We will be leaving early the morning of checkout. Is there a lot of traffic between the hotel location and the airport around 6-7 in the morning?
          17 June 2016|
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          Response from refgrade1 | Reviewed this property |
          it is about 15 min drive to airport but if you need a taxi book it with hotel night before so its there for you
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          levee07
          Hello, I am booked to stay at this hotel, and will be flying into Dublin airport may 31st, I saw that there was free shuttle from the airport, and I am wondering how I can ensure that I will be picked up from the airport.
          26 April 2016|
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          Response from emdIreland | Reviewed this property |
          Hi, you should email the Hotel direct and ask them if you can pre book their shuttle bus? They will require your flight details, , ask them to email you confirmation and also to provide you with vehicle details and name of... More
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          Room Tips
          "Beachside is best for views... obviously!"
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          "get a sea view in a new wing"
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          "Pick the sea view rooms for an excellent view of the Irish Sea."
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          "Sea View All the way. I stayed at the back of the hotel, no view at all from here."
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