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dublin
Reviewed 7 March 2015

both the management and staff went out of their way to make our wedding perfect, there has been a lot of recent changes in the hotel (change of ownership, management and wedding coordinator) and this made us quite nervous however our wedding couldn't have been better, for nearly a week before my wedding the staff and management (Graham and Kim)...

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JapanIRLTravel, Manager at The Waterside House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review and for the lovely compliments. It is rewarding to hear that the quality and attentiveness of the service was exceptional and that you enjoyed your special day in the Waterside House Hotel. I have passed your kind words to all the team and we are looking...

Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 3 March 2015

We are just back from a lovely stay at this hotel and I can't recommend it enough! We chose it because of its proximity to Dublin Airport and its wonderful seaside location and neither failed to disappoint! We were given a room with a fantastic sea view which allowed us to literally fall asleep listening to the waves breaking on...

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JapanIRLTravel, Manager at The Waterside House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your opinion with us and other travelers. I am delighted that you enjoyed your experience with us and that the team left such a good impression upon you. Looking forward to welcoming you again in a near future. Kind regards, Sandra Rieger Marketing Manager

Maynooth, Ireland
Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff. Great location. We had a great time. Food was great in the resturant. Got it part of a deal. Good entertainment was on at the bar later that night. Nice long stay in the beach throughout the day was great also. I recomend this place

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JapanIRLTravel, Manager at The Waterside House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for having taken the time to post a review for us regarding your recent experience at Waterside House Hotel in Donabate. I am delighted to note that you enjoyed your stay and we are looking forward to welcoming you again in a near future. Kind regards, Sandra Rieger Marketing Manager

Reviewed 20 February 2015

Have just returned from this 'tired' hotel. First impression having used toilets off reception - outdated. Had requested room in new wing with sea view - might have had same, if weren't looking into the bushes! Food only available in bar - cold on arrival - returned - better on return - tho reckon it the same turkey & ham...

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JapanIRLTravel, General Manager at The Waterside House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for your constructive criticism and for pointing out our shortcomings. I have taken the number of days to review your comments. I certainly appreciate your feedback. I have engaged a landscape gardening company to maintain and look after our grounds. This will include trimming of trees and plants to allow you to see the...

Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 13 February 2015 via mobile

Wanted a reasonable hotel for the better half and myself to stay a night to break up our few days away in our camper. Wasn't expecting what we got. A lovely, attentive receptionist greeted us.A lovely, clean room with a view over the sea with the waves so close you'd think you could touch them. All this for €49 for...

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JapanIRLTravel, Manager at The Waterside House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to review the hotel. We much appreciate your time to do this and are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Waterside House Hotel in Donabate. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards, Sandra Rieger Marketing Manager

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2015

This hotel is great for disabled people and also offers excellent value for money. As always there are a few buts - I'll get to those later. In chronological order then, the car park is flat and spacious and it is also tarmaced so if - like me - you are on wheels you will have no dififculty getting stuck...

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JapanIRLTravel, Manager at The Waterside House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests Firstly and foremost, thank you for writing your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at the Waterside House Hotel in Donabate and are looking forward to welcoming you back in the hotel soon. Make sure you call us prior to your arrival in the future and we will reserve another parking space for you closer...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2015

. We had a room with a beautiful sea view. Breakfast was lovely as were the staff and the new beds are so comfortable. Some areas need touching up but I think this has been started. Waking up to the sound of the waves was so relaxing and seeing horses trotting on the beach made my day. The hotel is...

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JapanIRLTravel, Manager at The Waterside House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests Firstly and foremost, thank you for writing your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at the Waterside House Hotel in Donabate and are looking forward to welcoming you back in the hotel soon. Kind Regards, Sandra Rieger Marketing Manager

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2015

This hotel is in a fantastic place p, right on the seafront, the views from the gorgeous glass balcony where amazing!!! The food was nice and the staff are lovely. The only complaint I had was the time allotted for us to book in, I asked for two single beds and was given a double, ( I was travelling with...

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Reviewed 4 February 2015

Knowing there was going to be a lot of people travelling for the funeral we contacted the Waterside and agreed a rate for the funeral and told the people attending. When close family tried to book the agreed rate was upped by another €50 per room -because they now had just a few rooms left- sure why wouldn't they with...

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Graeme O, General Manager at The Waterside House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests Firstly and foremost, thank you for writing your review. At the time of your stay I had not taken over the running of the WHH hotel, so I cannot pass comments on circumstances that were not under my control. I am currently undertaking a structure review of the hotel which will include a maintenance program, a room rate...

Kildare, Ireland
Reviewed 27 January 2015 via mobile

I cannot fault this hotel on anything , I've stayed there twice and definitely will again. It's in a perfect location right on the seafront, the views were amazing. The restaurant had best food I've ever tasted , I'm a vegetarian and they looked after me very well. I can't wait to go again.

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JapanIRLTravel, Manager at The Waterside House Hotel, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay in the Waterside House Hotel and hope to see you again soon. Regards, Sandra

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 

Additional Information about The Waterside House Hotel

Address: Donabate On The Beach | Dublin Airport, Donabate, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Donabate
Price Range: $101 - $378 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Waterside House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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“Sea facing room a must.”
 of 5 bubbles padraigboylan666, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles THE-DOWN-CLAN, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Balcony rooms! Pay the extra tarif for the views!”
 of 5 bubbles Dellie72, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you get an ocean facing room and preferably one with a balcony.”
  • Jacuzzi tub in the mirror.
 of 5 bubbles OdellPeeps, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Well worth paying the extra for a sea view room.”
 of 5 bubbles Lorief, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
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