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Butler Arms Hotel

Waterville, Co. Kerry, Waterville, Ireland
+353 66 947 4144
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (6 reviews)
“crab claws” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, European
$$ - $$$
Waterville, Co. Kerry, Waterville, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at the Butler Arms for 1 night on a 5 day motorbike trip of the Wild Atlantic Way. Very clean and well maintained hotel. Made to feel very welcome. Good selection at breakfast with hot food made to order. Highlight for me was the...More

Thank heathermce2001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

don't hesitate to get bar food , it's just as excellent as the food in the proper restaurant. And the room is cosy. We had beautiful fish!

Thank Emma328
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Scallops: i took this as a main. Very fresh and delicious but small portion for the amount of euros. Crabclaws: very large portion so i could finish what of girlfriend couldnt finish. Also very delicious. The bacon maybe made it a tad heavy.

Thank quaint
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit to this lovely family run hotel who made our stay in Waterville all the more memorable. The hotel staff were kind helpful and so friendly you really felt at home food was excellent and service you could not ask for better...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We had no plan while driving the Ring of Kerry and we got lucky that they had two rooms left at this hotel. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Food was great and the rooms were nice and clean. The town is quant and...More

Thank patrickkaroly
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We enjoyed a great meal with a lovely view. Our food arrived hot and delicious. The seafood chowder tasted just as it should! My husband enjoyed lamb and I had a seafood symphony that was perfect. Size, temperature and taste.

Thank Prema S
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

A first visit after many years .add us feel warm and welcoming that we would visit again but alas will have to wait until March so roll on and note you diary for lovely food and lovely views Susan and Cindy

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

What a celebration! Perfect spot for New Years Eve dinner, as the Waterville outside celebration is right outside the pub doors! The fancier restaurant downstairs is a nice place to dress up for the night and enjoy first class food. (Don't get me wrong -...More

Thank Vagabond-Sue
Reviewed 16 November 2017

While Hurricane Ophelia slammed the SW coast of Ireland we braved the elements to find a place for dinner in Waterville and were thankful the Butler Arms was staffed and had a warm peat fire going. We enjoyed a relaxed meal in the Fishermen's Bar...More

Thank Pamela F
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Very pleasant stay in old style hotel. Warm welcome from receptionist who actually walked us to our rooms while filling us in on meal times etc. Rooms were spotless with very comfortable beds. Breakfast choice was excellent with cereals, fruits etc and several options freshly...More

Thank elehane
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Rudy J
16 July 2017|
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Response from Harry F | Reviewed this property |
We had a deal with the hotel as well for 3 nights with Dinner.... They are welcoming and easy to speak with.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterville, Co. Kerry, Waterville, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Waterville
  • Phone Number: +353 66 947 4144
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