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La Coruna, Spain
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

My stay at Portree Guest House was simply perfect! The place is really central, close to bus and train station and next to all services, shops, pubs and restaurants. Rooms and common areas are very cosy, spacious and clean. Portree is a beautiful Georgian building equipped with modern facilities as a private free car parking, a 24h self-catering kitchen completely... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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33 reviews
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Just across the water from the train station. Staff are very nice and work with you - very accommodating. It appeared the room was recently redone, real clean and a new TV. Location is close to all, as Waterford City isn't huge.

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Thank Paul C
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The service and the friendliness of the staff fooled me into believing I was in a 4* hotel. Just wanted to spend a night after travelling but then I changed my mind and decided to stay longer. Dominic and Cieran were great. I really recommend this property to everyone, this is a very well run establishment and what you get... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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54 reviews
23 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

central car park room basic but fine, only couldn't open window and so warm, no fan no tea making facility but were told we welcome to use kitchen which is available as a hostel, but, not same as having kettle in room staff pleasant breakfast additional cost

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The room was very spacious and clean. Since we were a family of four, the staff allowed us to put our suitcases in the adjoining room since there were no guests staying the room at the time to spread out a bit and have more storage which was very nice of them. It helped a lot the next morning when... More 

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Thank CConn2021
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We did not like the place. The shower was mouldy, the interior quite used-up, the WiFi connection in our room very poor and it was relatively expensive as it did not even include breakfast. We have been in really pretty B&Bs for the same price including breakfast. Strange enough, it was listed under B&Bs in booking.com.

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Ciaran M, Owner at Portree House, responded to this review

Sorry you didn't like our place. On the price - we're generally one of the cheapest places in Waterford. (And as regards there being cheaper elsewhere, you'll find that there aren't many city B&B's cheaper than us anywhere in the country - since you stayed on a Saturday night in August the price is slightly higher but I'm sure you'd... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff, nice rooms and good location. Breakfast is not included but choice between continental and irish and there is plenty. The common area is small but cosy. There is a kitchen but we didn't use it. The only thing that could be better is the noise... You can hear the people in their rooms around you and the... More 

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Ciaran M, Owner at Portree House, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the positive review and apologies if your sleep was disturbed by other guests. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your stay all the same. All the best Ciaran More 

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10 reviews
Reviewed 31 July 2016

I had booked to stay here for a Friday and Saturday night to attend a wedding. The morning of the Friday I managed to injure myself and had to spend the day talking to doctors instead of travelling and checking in. The staff were very understanding and modified the booking for me despite being technically outside the limit to cancel... More 

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Ciaran M, Owner at Portree House, responded to this review

Thanks Ciaran. Happy to hear that you enjoyed the hospitality while you were hear and I hope we'll see you back for Spraoi next year. All the best Ciaran More 

Murcia, Spain
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

I had been in Portree for a few days and the hostel is really nice. The staff are great and friendly. I had been in a single room, with bathroom and a small television in the room. Also the hostel is near the bus station and very easy to find. In conclusion, I really recomend it.

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Edelsfeld, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Let me begin with the most positive aspect: the staff. The owner actually cares about guests and always tries to fulfill their wishes. The staff are young people from all over the world, I could ask them anything, they are lovely and they even asked me to go out with them in the evenings, we had a lot of great... More 

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Ciaran M, Owner at Portree House, responded to this review

Thanks so much Anja. It's very nice to hear such positive feedback and I'm delighted to hear you speak in such positive tones. All the best Ciaran More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Portree is an elegant, city center townhouse situated in a quiet cul de sac, yet just a few minutes walk from both train and bus station and all amenities such as shops, restaurants, pubs,theaters, cinemas and clubs. It has 22 en suite bedrooms, a large guest lounge and private free car parking for guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Portree House

Address: Portree 10 Mary Street, Waterford, Ireland (Formerly Portree Guest House)
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Waterford > Waterford
Price Range: RM183 - RM330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Portree House 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Room number 3 the only on the main floor is the most accessible and it's also very spacious, comfortable and cosy.”
  • Room number 3, the most accessible, is spacious, cosy and comfortable
  • Clean and spacious. The electric shower works perfectly, good pressure and temperature
 of 5 bubbles Helena_Nogueira_Abad, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“maybe away from street, a woman talked loudly on her phone for ages in late hours”
 of 5 bubbles LindaFiona, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book well in advance if you're going, Waterford is a very popular tourist spot.”
 of 5 bubbles ciar_no166, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Be prepared to be disappointed if you get that dorm room downstairs on the right side of the hallway.”
  • Wall above bed 1, dorm room
 of 5 bubbles AKLynne, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“upper floor is very nice”
 of 5 bubbles 451wiktors, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
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