We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
The star of the town

the town is all about Chaplin, they even have a dress alike festival in the summer. His daughters... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bonita springs fl

I've never reviewed a statue before! It's bang on the main drag in Waterville and has a semi-circle... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Cork, Ireland
Read all 221 reviews
All photos (119)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average25%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ring of kerry”(17 reviews)
“butler arms”(4 reviews)
Seaside of Mainstreet, Waterville, Ireland
Reviews (221)
Filter reviews
150 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsthe main streetring of kerrybutler armsmany yearsfilm festivalgreat mantake picturesnice spotstayed hereseaside townnice historyholiday homegreat photo opportunitybeach entrancehis lifelife sizestatue
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 150 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had to see the statue! We’re from Fremont which contains to forward town of nails with Charlie Chaplin actually did some filming it is a big deal there. Apparently he didn’t do any filming here but this was his idea of a vacation place....More

Thank mageith
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the town is all about Chaplin, they even have a dress alike festival in the summer. His daughters still own a home here and visit often,

Thank bonitabuffalo
Reviewed 21 August 2018

that looks like Charlie Chaplin looked like in his movies. Isn't a great town that would think of making a statue of him?

Thank m2swim
Reviewed 14 August 2018

I've never reviewed a statue before! It's bang on the main drag in Waterville and has a semi-circle of stone seating around it. Painted up, it could pass as his reincarnation, the details are so precise. Dig out one of his movies when you get...More

Thank virtual-inspector
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

A comic of a century ago. He visited the place because his daughter had a house here. He acted with a lot of mime because the soud wasn't attached in that time.

Thank JCB3225
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We got into Waterville and there is Charlie Chaplin things everywhere. Why? We concluded "oh, he must have been born here." Who really even knows about Charlie Chaplin in 2018? Was he born here? NOPE! He visited a few times in the 70's! I commented...More

Thank TrendyTravellers
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Charlie Chaplin had a holiday home here for many years. Expect to wait to have your picture taken alongside this iconic statue along the waterfront.

Thank 1934185Kentcouple
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We were on a tour of the ring of Kerry and stopped here for lunch , we had lunch across the street and walked over after for a photo op and to walk along the shore

Thank NewIberia_laGbl
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Charlie Chaplin has always been an absolute favorite of mine. Imagine my delight to discover that he vacationed in Waterville! It was fun to pose with his statue in the middle of town, and to stay at the Butler Arms Hotel down the street, where...More

Thank I5632EMlizb
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

One of the towns we stopped in on our Ring of Kerry tour. The Charlie Chaplin statue is just off the beach. He apparently spent a lot of time in this area and had a home nearby as well. A simple photo op on a...More

Thank Shad1995
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 nearby hotels
O'Dwyers The Villa
33 reviews
.17 km away
Butler Arms Hotel
323 reviews
.21 km away
Sea Lodge Hotel Waterville
199 reviews
.27 km away
Derrynane Bay House
55 reviews
7.78 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 19 restaurants in Waterville
An Corcan Restaurant
463 reviews
.20 km away
Dooleys Seafood & Steak House
247 reviews
.29 km away
The Lobster
209 reviews
.10 km away
FiveSpice Restaurant
62 reviews
.25 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 22 attractions in Waterville
Waterville Beach
103 reviews
.10 km away
Mick O'Dwyer Statue
54 reviews
.04 km away
Sea Synergy Marine Awareness & Activity Centre
17 reviews
.13 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
22 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Ronald D | Reviewed this property |
Charlie Chaplin used to vacation there, and if I recall correctly, we were told that his daughter still owns a house there. Because of that, they also have a yearly film festival of his works, hence the statue.