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Waterloo House

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't expect to be staying overnight in Dublin but lack of space on ships conspired against me. Came across this little gem on one of the booking web sites. What a lovely place in a large traditional building close to pubs and restaurants. Met the owner very nice lady and front of house receptionist a lovely Polish lady both... More 

2 Thank Steve B
Athlone, Ireland
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our favourite place to stay when we visit Dublin. It has buckets of charm and the staff are brilliant, especially Evelyn and Patrick. Breakfast was fantastic - we had a full Irish and a french toast with maple syrup. Both were perfect! We then strolled around Ballsbridge in the crisp Autumn air soaking up the market in Herbert... More 

2 Thank Damien O
Naas, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location on Waterloo Road. Close to Aviva Stadium and also easy walk to city centre. Room very nice and bathroom excellent. Breakfast cooked and buffet was also very good with excellent service. Price for this area of Dublin is also very good and we parked out front fro free which was nice.

1 Thank Paul T
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We absolutely loved the Waterloo House. It was the first stop of our Irish vacation and we stayed two nights. The bed was comfortable, the staff was very helpful, and the breakfast was tasty. We were able to check in early too, which was wonderful after getting zero sleep on our flights from Florida. The location is perfect too, just... More 

2 Thank cher01ice
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed four nights at the Waterloo House and it was perfect! Our room was ample and very comfortable. Breakfast in their glassed patio was very tasty and very relaxing. The staff did everything they could to make sure all our stay not only at their guesthouse but in Dublin was perfect. Special kudos to Kate, who went above... More 

2 Thank Rick S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As you enter the house, a cosy sitting room welcomes you. The staff is thoughtful, helpful and friendly. They went out of their way to help us with babysitting one night. Our family had 3 lovely rooms. They all were quiet, clean, comfortable with period decor. We all slept well after our days of exploring fabulous Dublin! Public transportation picks... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found this place last week when looking for an alternative to city centre hotels. It's a very comfortable guesthouse with friendly staff. The location is excellent as it's within walking distance of many of the city centre attractions. My wife and I stayed in Room 22 which is a lovely, spacious room overlooking the street with one of the... More 

1 Thank mikeeyDublin
Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed there two nights and we very happy with the room, the staff, and especially the breakfast room. It is glassed in and overlooks the garden. The breakfasts are cooked to order and quite good. We could walk to the local pubs and restaurants quite easily from there.

2 Thank Townhaven
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Waterloo House was a very nice place to stay, handy to many restaurants and bus stop very close by. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was lovely. Room was a little small, but comfortable and clean. Maybe a bit overpriced.

3 Thank alisonnz2016
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Have to take off a star for the breakfast and room was so hot. I had the Irish Breakfast once and the egg was so over cooked the yolk was in chunks. The sausage, meat and black/white pudding were dry yet greasy. I went to my room and promptly vomited. Location is good a nice walk to St Stephen's Green.

2 Thank Moosen15

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a Four Star Guesthouse and our facilities include the following: * All rooms are en-suite, T.V., telephone, hairdryer and trouser press, tea/coffee making facilites in all bedrooms. * Lift access available to all floors. * Extensive breakfast menu is served in our garden-level dining room and conservatory and includes Full Irish Breakfast, Catch of the Day, French toast, waffles, croissants, homemade soda bread, fresh fruit, stewed prunes, apricots and yogurt. * FREE Wireless internet access either to our computer or your own. * We provide a 24 hour taxi service. Waterloo House has a unique and ideal location south of the city in the embassy belt with only minutes walk to: • City centre, Stephen's Green, Grafton Street, Museums, Trinity College shopping centre • Entertainment hub of Avivia Stadium & RDS Arena adjacent to house • A Walking Haven on our doorstep - Grand Canal, Herbert Park (32 Acre Public Park) and Sandymount Strand • Excellent 'menu' of quality restaurants • Nodal point of Cafes, Bars, banking and laundry services • Epicentre of the best of the city's transport system Located within close proximity to a wide range of public transport services, DART, numerous Dublin Bus routes (37, 38, 38A, 39, 145) Aircoach stop point with fast and direct access to Dublin Airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waterloo House

Address: Waterloo House 8-10 Waterloo Road | Ballsbridge, Dublin DO4T651, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: RM422 - RM796 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Waterloo House 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Waterloo House Hotel Dublin
Waterloo House Dublin
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#20 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#27 Family Hotel in Dublin
#31 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#32 Business Hotel in Dublin
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“There are elevators to all floors”
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“quieter rooms upstairs away from kitchen and breakfast room”
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“Top floor can be warm, but window opens.”
 of 5 bubbles sargan, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the back garden are quiet and provide a pretty view.”
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“our room was in the back of the hotel overlooking the garden and it was very quiet.”
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