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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 27 May 2010

The Old Cable House Inn and Brown's Restaurant was delightful. Our room was clean and restful, and the food was nothing shy of incredible. We were so happy to stay in such a nice place with such an historic background. We would recommend it to anyone.

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 26 May 2010

The Old Cable lodge is just a short walk from the main shops and pubs in waterville, and a hop, skip and a jump from Waterville beach. Alan and Margaret were incredibly helpful during our stay. They advised us on were to go in the locality - Derrynane beach is a must see - and when we asked about fishing,...

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1Thank Susan M
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 26 May 2010

The Old Cable House is a great location for doing the Ring of Kerry. The hosts were lovely and really helpful: they organised some fishing for us and where we should go sightseeing. Breakfast was amazing! The house has a restaurant as well. It's only a quick walk into the town and the local traditional pubs. Great value all round!

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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 24 May 2010

We had decided to stay at the Old cable House because they facilitate people bringing their pets, which ment that we could have our much loved doggy kiro stay with us. From the begining when we booked at the last minute we had a very positive and enjoyable experience at the Old Cable House. Both Margaret and Alan were very...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 12 May 2010

This is my first review on Trip Advisor, and it comes two years late. I use the site often, and am currently planning a trip to Italy, and I do rely on others opinions. In fact I had considered the reviews on Trip Advisor when originally booking the Old Cable House. Bottom-line, after two years, the stay at this B&B...

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2Thank KandBTravels
Ireland
Reviewed 22 March 2010

We arrived after a great day of sight seeing and were looking forward to staying in this B&B, but when we arrived it seemed like we were not really expected. The lady(owner) was not very polite or helpful other than to say the B&B was double booked! We seemed to be an inconvience to her more than anything else, even...

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3Thank dax21
San Jose, CA
Reviewed 21 February 2010

Our stay in the Old Cable House was excellent! During one of the coldest winters in Ireland in decades, we were presented with a space heater and heating blankets to help supplement the otherwise inadequate Irish heating systems. This was a great B&B experience and I would certainly consider staying here again if I am ever lucky enough to travel...

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Paris
Reviewed 4 January 2010

the snow capped mountains Chrismas trees and the smell of turf fires made for wonderfull memories for our holiday at Old Cable House. The house was very comfortable and the breakfast was just superb. Beautiful bed linen with electric blankets toasty warm beds. Very genuine people here, a real effort to ensure you enjoy your stay and it shows, would...

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Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 January 2010

Our stay at the Old Cable House in Waterville was the best B & B experience we had in Ireland. We are a family of four with two teenagers and were welcomed in on a dark and stormy night. A roaring fire was blazing and we sank into the leather sofas and thawed out with cups of hot tea. Mrs....

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New Zealand
Reviewed 3 October 2009

Thank you so much for your genuine Irish hospitality during our stay last month. We adored your authentic B&B and your breakfast was top notch. The room was so clean and fresh and the largest we stayed in during our travels around the Emerald Isle. We were very dubious about staying in B&B accommodation but you made us feel so...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A halfway stopping point on world famous Ring of Kerry, this Milestone Heritage Site situated in Waterville Village traces its origins to the First Transatlantic Telegraph Cables laid from Ireland/Europe to USA in 1866. The remarkable story of the telegraph and the nineteenth century's online pioneers - stay with us and experience this remarkable aspect of Ireland's history and culture. That incomparable Irish mist, we reveal the Ireland you had only dreamed of - colourful, unstuffy, and a infectiously attractive mix of styles and people. Polished floors, robust Irish cooking, medicinal whiskeys, fly-fishing and storytelling characters, Islands, mountains, and goats who own the road, ever changing skies, magical wishing wells. Believe every word you hear about the beauty of Waterville Ring of Kerry, however its the warm hearted friendly people whose healing inheritance will nurture and settle you along with a majestic landscape and its power to embrace and nourish you.Happy to organise preferred rates for Waterville Golf Links - Skellig Michael 6th Century Monastic Settlement - Fishing - Ring of Kerry Tours - First Transatlantic Telegraph Cable Walking Tours /Lectures. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Cable Historic House

Address: The Old Cable House 9/10 Iveragh Terrace | Old Telegraph Cable Station Milestone Heritage Site Waterville Ring of Kerry, Waterville, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Waterville
Price Range: €53 - €97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Cable Historic House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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