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france
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite its spectacularly lovely location overlooking Dublin bay, the Waterside is an unpretentious hotel and its restaurant is casual. In sunny weather you can eat out on the deck with a view to die for - just do not go there on weekends as it's utterly mobbed - but on our cloudy weekday we ate indoors. I still found it...

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

Hello paxFrance, Many thanks for your kind comments. We always welcome and acknowledge honest & genuine feedback from guests who experience Waterside House Hotel and reply accordingly. When selecting our menu's, the kitchen and management team do think long and hard when deciding and I am glad you found our food 'simply delicious' Yes, we do get very busy at...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Room we stayed in: Horrendous carpets with dark mystery stains, stench of cigarettes, no light bulbs in the lamps, cupboard door was missing... weirdest vibe of any hotel I've ever stayed in. Staff were friendly enough but again just the weirdest vibe, man at concierge showed us to our room and actually came in it with us, inspected the huge...

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

Hello Rebekah D, We always value genuine feedback here at Waterside House Hotel and your 'weird' comments are acknowledged.

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

definitely the worse experience we ever had service was terrible food came out cold and in bits and starts the girls serving seemed to have no training and kept apologizing for everything.the manager did a bunk or hid and could not be contacted.We even waited till 2pm the next day and left with promises he would be in touch,but of...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The waterside hotel has one of the most beautiful settings on the beach in Donabate. Unfortunately that's where it ends. We reserved a table for a family celebration meal. Couldn't find our reservation at first. The whole experience was just dreadful. Poor table service, so bad she even served a G&T with the cap still on the tonic water! Food...

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

Hello sineaddaly1, Thank-you for taking the time to submit your comments on Trip Advisor. I am glad to learn that you enjoyed our beautiful setting and spectacular views. It does appear that there were some shortcomings during your dining experience and for this I do apologies. Our staff are currently going through additional training in anticipation for a busy summer...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible service ,very poor manager service ,can't recommend this hotel .very disappointing. I'd hate to see how the would handle customer service if it was busy. Watch out for overcharging. This was such a lovely hotel .

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Naas, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff in this hotel are very unhelpful and I wouldn't recommend staying here at all. I've had a few dealings with the hotel over the past few months and the staff have no interest in solving problems with paying customers. 1 star is too much for this place

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

Hello John J, It is disappointing to learn that you find our staff unhelpful after a few dealings over the past few months. Perhaps you can enlighten me directly at sales@watersidehousehotel.ie on what the main issues are so we can get to the bottom of them. Many thanks

Virginia, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well kept and very friendly. Great place to see the sun rise in the morning. We used the dining room and pub and found it to be a good value and of course Guinness was on tap. Make sure that you ask for a smoke free room as they are available.

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

Hello Robert W C, Thank-you for taking the time to leave your kind comments after your stay with us here at Waterside House Hotel. I am glad to learn that you enjoyed your stay and got to look out over the sea and view the sunrise in the morning. All our rooms are non-smoking here at the hotel. We look...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even before we arrived at this hotel, the customer service was on point. They arrange for a shuttle bus to pick us up from the airport 20 mins away and check-in was quick and friendly. We were graced with sunny weather and as it is a beach front hotel, it was very pleasant sitting by the sea sipping a Coconut...

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

Hello Ali R, Many thanks for your kind review and congratulations on your anniversary! Delighted to learn that you had such a wonderful stay with us here at Waterside House Hotel. Our Coconut Lattes are proving very popular since we introduced them last week and you're right - it is a pleasant experience sipping on a drink outside on our...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place Fully recommended Great staff Great food. Business took place and all were happy. Keep up this standard and remain great. We had food looking out on the sea magnificent. This is the place to stay and impact yourself. I will be recommending this to all local my colleagues.

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

Hello Chris C, Many thanks for your review and your kind words. I have shared your comments with all the team here at the hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 14 March 2017

Very friendly hotel .Personel delectable that cares about its guests. Very good food, quiet rooms . Big plus location of the hotel is the optimal combination in each direction, not big money moving train for business or pleasure. Best regards: E.Nowakowska

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

Hello Elzbieta, Many thanks for your kind review of Waterside House Hotel. Delighted that you enjoyed our food and views from the hotel and we always strive to be the friendliest hotel in the area! Hopefully we will get a chance to welcome you back again soon!

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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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  • Family Rooms
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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: $105 - $306 (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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“Don't bother”
trevoro189, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Sea view would have been good!”
Adraval, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“i would say phone a friend or buy a raffle ticket,the front has the views but carnt comment on the quality”
510walth, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Sea facing room a must.”
padraigboylan666, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a sea view”
THE-DOWN-CLAN, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
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