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Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

Decided to stop here for food whilst doing the Ring. Really quick service, staff seemed happy and friendly and were quick to see to the special needs of other patrons such as offering one couple with a small child a high chair. We had the Irish stew and the 'special' toasted sandwich which was essentially a ham and cheese toasty....

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3Thank Steve C
Tralee, Ireland
Reviewed 8 September 2014

A group of us had sandwiches and chips . nothing special but ok .Guinness was also alright . Waitress was friendly . Unfortunately the ladies in group said the toilet was a disaster area. Gents toilet was ok. There seemed more staff than customers which may have told us something . Beautiful location but maybe we should have gone elsewhere...

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6Thank John C
Reviewed 20 August 2014

This hotel is without doubt the worst run establishment I have ever had the misfortune to stay in. It also operates as a hostel when the mood takes the owners/management (they are one in the same) who are among the most rude, arrogant and ignorant people I have encountered. The musty smell when you enter the reception area is off-putting,...

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15Thank samaha21
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 20 August 2014

In a previous review this hotel was described as Faulty Towers but rest assured there is nothing funny about this place. Run as both a hostel and hotel (Kerry Way Hostel). This is the ultimate falling down business, the slates missing from the roof confirms this. The whole building is falling apart from the broken glass in the dining room...

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5Thank Wustfu
Chester
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Honestly I thought it was a bad joke when I walked in to reception. This is without doubt the VERY WORST hotel I have ever set foot in. Its like a scene from faulty towers and anyone that has booked, cancel or thinking of booking, forget about it. PT

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3Thank TheCavalry
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 25 July 2014

One of the most scenic locations in Ireland. Rooms tired looking, function room damp, and the exterior looks dreadful. They badly need to invest in it. The people working there were very nice, and it could be a great spot if the hotel matched their enthusiasm. A couple of friends stayed in a place nearby, and I regretted not booking...

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3Thank Gary L
Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 11 July 2014

Stopped for a quick snack on a beautiful summers day while enjoying the Ring of Kerry. Decided to eat in the bar, and 3 of us ordered the Fish n Chips and a toasted sandwich. The girl who took our order was nice and friendly, but that was as good as it got. ! Plenty of chips and some salad,...

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2Thank Mike H
Reviewed 21 February 2014 via mobile

We pass trought Waterville while doing the Ring of Kerry.. The restaurant was very dirty ... We ordered two fish and chips, the presentation seamed ok but the fish had bad smell and bad taste... We told that to the waiter and he just said that the fish was fresh!afraid of being sick we told him we didn't want to...

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5Thank SururuC
Ishpeming, Michigan
Reviewed 7 October 2013

The service was poor. Waitress gave us two menus for six of us, and it was tough to get her to come back for our order. The food was okay, but the place itself was old, dirty, and not kept up at all. The value was okay. Nothing was too over-priced. I went towards the lobby of the hotel to...

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3Thank Alyson713
Binghamton, New York
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Stopped in for lunch on our driving tour of the Ring of Kerry. Sadly this establishment, which should be thriving on summer tourism, did not know how to treat its customers. Indifferent staff and slow service. Can't complain about the portion sizes of the food, but almost felt unwelcome to be there eating the food.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Family Rooms
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Address: Waterville, Waterville, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Waterville
Number of rooms: 60
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“ask for sea view”
871RobertC, 27 Aug 2012 | Read review
“get a room with a sea view”
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“Bay view rooms are the best. But the rooms are very basic. No bible, No hairdryer, Damp bedrooms and musky smell in every room.”
TrishK515, 4 Mar 2012 | Read review
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