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Waterloo House

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Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Clean, quiet room in great historic building. We were able to walk to great restaurants, museums, and shops. Away from the hustle and bustle but close enough to enjoy the city on foot. Super breakfast!

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Redwood City, California
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I've stayed in some very nice hotels in my life and plenty of 4 star hotels. I booked the Waterloo House based on it's claim to be a 4 Star hotel. Wrong... at best, the Waterloo House might qualify as a 3 star, but I would consider it a 2 star for several reasons: 1. The bathroom had mold on...

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Reviewed 27 September 2016

Good location, quiet residential street surprisingly close to hub of Dublin and football arena (important for September travelers going to GAA football championships). Free parking, which is rare for Dublin. Blocks away from hub of public transportation. Walking distance to Grafton Street and other city center streets. Great selection of hot breakfasts, fresh fruit, cheeses included in room rate served...

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Indiana
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Our room was fine, although small. Our general impression was that the hotel - and it is that, not a bed and breakfast - is a bit worn, not bad, but worn. If one had a car, the location might have been a plus. We chose not to drive in the city, hence the free parking was irrelevant and the...

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Johns Creek, Georgia
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We only stayed one night at Waterloo House before heading out to other parts of Ireland, but we received a warm welcome. We were even offered tea in the living room when our friends stopped by unexpectedly! Breakfast in the solarium was excellent! Our comfortable room faced the back garden area in this residential area of Dublin. A Starbucks was...

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takoma park
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We couldn't have been happier with the accommodations at Waterloo House. Our room (31) was a bit small but we appreciated the drawer and closet space, and access to the comfortable lounge on the ground floor. Staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The breakfasts are outstanding and generous, offered in a bright room overlooking the gardens. Our visit coincided with...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Dublin was our last stop on our big Ireland & UK trip and the Waterloo made it even sweeter. The Waterloo is so sweet, lovely through-out, and very professional. The breakfast was in their sunroom area, which was so serene and delicious! Wonderful spread! The rooms are very clean and comfortable. The location was nice and a bit away from...

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Donegal
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The receptionist is a lovely lass, friendly and efficient. Our room was big, with a big bed, tv, tea/coffee making facility, clean, and with a fireplace which I'm sure on a cold night would be fabulous. Bathroom small but clean, everything in order. I had thought that being right in Dublin the traffic noise would be an issue when going...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We stayed at Waterloo House three nights...our first nights in Ireland! Waterloo House is centrally located and the staff is incredibly helpful and welcoming. The rooms are lovely and the entire hotel is well maintained while staying a little "old world". We arrived early and they were gracious enough to allow us to grab breakfast before we headed out for...

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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Absolute gem. Great position, easy stroll to town. Charming decor throughout. Top staff, professional, helpful and friendly. Great breakfast, good variety. Would definitely stay here again if in Dublin.

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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: €96 - €180 (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
Hotel Style:
#10 Best Value Hotel in Dublin
#22 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#27 Family Hotel in Dublin
#31 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#32 Business Hotel in Dublin
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“Rooms at the back of the house are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 504yvonb, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher levels better”
 of 5 bubbles S0outhernGal59, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Take your pick. The bustle and sophistication of Waterloo Road to the front or the quietness of the garden to the rear. I prefer the front.”
 of 5 bubbles 722p, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“There are elevators to all floors”
 of 5 bubbles Townhaven, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“quieter rooms upstairs away from kitchen and breakfast room”
 of 5 bubbles karint429, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
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