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Located in Donabate, this beachfront hotel is in the historical district and within a 10-minute walk of Donabate Beach, Donabate Golf Club, and Beaverstown Golf Club. Newbridge House and Farm is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) away.

Hotel Features

Spend the day playing on the beach then return to dine at one of The Waterside House Hotel's 2 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 35 rooms provide conveniences like sitting areas and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and TVs. Room service, premium bedding, and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. This 3-star property offers access to a business center and meeting rooms.

High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. 2 meeting rooms are available. This Art Deco hotel also offers a terrace, barbecue grills, and multilingual staff. For a surcharge, the property provides a shuttle from the airport to the hotel (available on request), a shopping center shuttle, and a train station pick-up service. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

The Waterside House Hotel has designated areas for smoking.

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation - pickup (surcharge) 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Garden 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Total number of rooms - 35 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Free self parking 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 2005 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Television 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Climate control 
  • In-room safe 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

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.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Fishing on site 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at Midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 11 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: EUR 12.95 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

National Rating

Official Ireland Rating provided by Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority)

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