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The Waterside House Hotel, Donabate

3-starFáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 3 stars.
Donabate on the BeachDonabateDublinIreland, 800-491-6126

Donabate beachfront hotel with 2 restaurants, bar/lounge
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Room needs to be improved
Great location
Beautiful beach
Could use a good cleaning
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The Waterside House Hotel, Donabate

Hotel Info: 866-539-8117

from $61
  • Standard Double Room, Sea View
  • Standard Double or Twin Room
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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 35 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
Airport shuttle service is available during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to get details. This property offers airport shuttle pickup service from Dublin Airport only. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (11 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free airport shuttle during limited hours

  • Train station pickup *


  • Free extended parking


  • Shopping center shuttle *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Fishing on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 2005
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features


Samphire Restaurant - This beachfront fine-dining restaurant specializes in Modern European cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open select days.

Tower Bistro - This beachfront family restaurant specializes in Irish cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Tower Bar - This beach pub serves dinner only. Open daily.

The Waterside House Hotel, Donabate’s small print

Also known as

  • Waterside House Donabate
  • Waterside House Hotel
  • Waterside House Hotel Donabate


For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 12.95 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Shopping center shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The Waterside House Hotel, Donabate


  • On the beach
  • Donabate Golf Club (9-minute walk)
  • Malahide Castle (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Swords Castle (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Pavilions Shopping Centre (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • The Wright Venue (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Tolka Park (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Garden of Remembrance (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)

Getting around

  • Dublin (DUB) 17-min drive
  • Donabate Station 30-min walk
  • Rush and Lusk Station 17-min drive
  • Malahide Station 19-min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free extended parking
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Train station pick-up (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)

The Waterside House Hotel, Donabate

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