Athenaeum House Hotel, Waterford City

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Hotel Overview

Welcome to the Athenaeum House Hotel uniquely set in the vein of a country escape, yet overlooking the twinkling lights of Waterford City. A boutique hotel set amidst 10 acres of parkland on the banks of the River Suir overlooking Waterford City. Offering an elegant lifestyle, with modern chic decor. Providing the ultimate in comfort and luxury.

Room Information

Athenaeum House offers 25 executive en-suite bedrooms, double or twin depending on your requirements.  Each bedroom is uniquely named after a distinguished writer, artist, inventor or musician. Why not ask for one by name perhaps The John Lennon or The James Joyce or choose one of the suites, the choice is yours.

Hotel Facilities

  • Bar
  • Bridal Suite
  • Business Centre
  • Canoeing
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access Included
  • Full licence
  • Golf Course (within 3 km)
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Snorkelling
  • TV in all bedrooms
  • Windsurfing

Food & Beverage

Zaks restaurant offers Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week and our chefs prepare an eclectic mix of Irish and Continental dishes. Great emphasis is placed on purchasing locally produced food at all times. To compliment your meal you can choose from our worldwide array of Wines and Champagnes from our cellar. Your Friday and Saturday nights will be complimented by our resident pianist who creates a relaxing atmosphere.

Area Information

Places to Visit 

  • Dunmore East - Ireland's most picturesque fishing and holiday village. Each August fans flock to Dunmore East, for Ireland's largest free Bluegrass festival.  
  • The Comeraghs Mountains are located in the centre of County Waterford and there is not a day in the year without mountaineers, hillwalkers and climbers out enjoying them.  
  • Waterford Crystal Factory Tours have traditionally extended a warm welcome to visitors from around the world. Tours are given of the production areas where the famous crystal is actually made.  
  • The Gaeltacht - The Ring Gaeltacht overlooks the Dungarvan Harbour.The beautiful peninsula west of Dungarvan is home to a language which is found in pockets of rural Ireland, mainly along the south and west coast. 
  • Waterford Museum of Treasures houses a unique exhibition that, using a superb collection of historic and archaeological artefacts, tells the 1000-year-story of Waterford, Ireland’s oldest city, from Viking times through medieval times to the present. 
  • Reginalds Tower has stood on its Waterford Quay site for more than a thousand years. The present structure dates from the late twelfth century and is the oldest urban civic building in the country.   
  • Tramore - Tramore is one of the most popular destinations for family holidays in the Southeast. A wonderful 3 mile beach with its 30 metre high sand dunes helps to make Tramore the popular destination that it is. Part of the seafront is taken up by a 50 acre amusement park. 

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