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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

Very warm welcome when we arrived, simple accommodation but nice clean warm room. The owner put an extra heater in our room which was a nice touch and the bed is the comfiest I have ever slept in. Cheap and cheerful although price is for room only

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Reviewed 26 August 2015

I found this b&b a disappointment. When we arrived they seemed to not know our booking, and had forgotten I had requested and reminded three times about the skelligs tour, which was my reason for being in Waterville in the first place. We were then told the restaurant was closed as they had no fish that day, and yet when...

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3Thank Sonia H
Roundwood, Ireland
Reviewed 21 August 2015

A clean but very small room. It was a downstairs room that was supposed to be wheelchair friendly and whilst we didn't need this it was definitely to small for a wheelchair. The eating area was very basic and to us seemed stuck in the 1970's with an unadventurous and basic breakfast menu. Despite this the lady who ran the...

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Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed with Alan and Margaret halfway around a Ring of Kerry Cycle. We were very well looked after between us having the bikes to look after to giving us a brolly when we were headn for dinner. The rooms were perfect for what we needed. Breakfast was lovely as well. We were very well looked after. Thanks Alan &...

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Malmö, Skåne Län, Sweden
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We had a reservation for three beds and got four. Not so much space left in the room but nice and quiet and with a bathroom that could fit for wheelchair access. Feels more like a guest house than a bb. Convenient parking on the grounds. Good breakfast and good coffee. They have a restaurant in the breakfast area but...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 June 2015

The room was very small and bathroom was tiny, Unfortunately not very clean and filthy, there was dust on skirting boards, shelves, tv (no remote control), carpet under the bed was not hoovered for long time as there was a lot of dust and some rubbish there. The most disappointing was the "restaurant" - it is much to big word...

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Greeley, Colorado
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Our family, a party of 12 which included 2 small children, stayed for one night. The rooms were clean, the breakfast was amazing and the owners friendly and helpful. I especially liked that the accommodations were very child friendly. Thank you Margaret!

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1Thank Denise O
Maryland
Reviewed 23 May 2015

Quaint Inn that has turn of the century warmth and charm. Great location that's a short 10 min walk into the city center with it's numerous restaurants and pubs. Definitely order the breakfast at the Inn, top notch! Areas nearby have a plethora of outdoors activities that the Inn owners were very gracious in offering history and information about. 2...

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lancashire
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Nice location only 10 mins walk into village.Clean rooms good value. Breakfast option available at extra cost if you want it. Free Wi fi now extended to upstairs. Owner friendly and helpfull. Ample parking also Restaurant attached in season

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1Thank ossianuk
Reviewed 14 May 2015

enjoyed my stay at the old cable house, it was great value for money very clean and cosy near the centre of Waterville, breakfast was good, its a budget b and b but it is very good value for money. the only downside for me was the beds had blankets not duvets I sleep better under a duvet.

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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A halfway stopping point on world famous Ring of Kerry, this Milestone Heritage Site situated in Waterville Village traces its origins to the First Transatlantic Telegraph Cables laid from Ireland/Europe to USA in 1866. The remarkable story of the telegraph and the nineteenth century's online pioneers - stay with us and experience this remarkable aspect of Ireland's history and culture. That incomparable Irish mist, we reveal the Ireland you had only dreamed of - colourful, unstuffy, and a infectiously attractive mix of styles and people. Polished floors, robust Irish cooking, medicinal whiskeys, fly-fishing and storytelling characters, Islands, mountains, and goats who own the road, ever changing skies, magical wishing wells. Believe every word you hear about the beauty of Waterville Ring of Kerry, however its the warm hearted friendly people whose healing inheritance will nurture and settle you along with a majestic landscape and its power to embrace and nourish you.Happy to organise preferred rates for Waterville Golf Links - Skellig Michael 6th Century Monastic Settlement - Fishing - Ring of Kerry Tours - First Transatlantic Telegraph Cable Walking Tours /Lectures. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Cable Historic House

Address: The Old Cable House 9/10 Iveragh Terrace | Old Telegraph Cable Station Milestone Heritage Site Waterville Ring of Kerry, Waterville, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Waterville
Price Range: $73 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Cable Historic House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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