Portree House

10 -11 Mary StreetWaterfordIreland
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About Portree House

Portree House offers comfortable accommodation in Waterford city, near the bus and railway stations. A charming, Georgian building in a residential street, it’s close to the shops, restaurants, theatres, clubs and pubs.

There are 24 en suite rooms in various categories, most featuring flat-screen TVs. Ironing facilities and hair dryers are available on request.

There’s a walled garden and free Wi-Fi and free parking.  There is also wired Internet and printing facilities. There’s a large and friendly guest lounge with newspapers and a flat-screen TV showing both Irish and British TV channels and major sporting events.

A full Irish breakfast is served daily, along with continental choices. Breakfast is extra.  Vending machines sell snacks. There is an equipped guest kitchen where tea, coffee and food may be prepared by guests for themselves.

Attractions near Portree Guest House include the Waterford Guinness Brewery, just next door. The Waterford Crystal factory is six minutes’ walk away and a must-see.

Contact

10 -11 Mary Street, Waterford, Ireland
Telephone: +353(51)874574 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Welcoming and friendly staff

It was hard to find a bad word written about the staff. On the contrary, they were repeatedly praised for being very friendly and welcoming. Guests said that they created a wonderful atmosphere about as far removed from an anonymous hotel as it is possible to be.

Lovely backyard garden

Guests mentioned that the guest house has a back yard garden that is especially lovely in the summer. It was said to be very well tended, and a real oasis of calm.

Friendly camaraderie

More than just the staff being friendly and welcoming, guests speak about the whole guest house as having the atmosphere of a good hostel, with guests chatting to each other, and plenty of common places to socialise.

Negative Reviews

No in-room tea or coffee making facilities

While this wasn't mentioned often, it was reported that there were no tea or coffee making facilities in the rooms. Most were satisfied that these were available in the kitchen downstairs, but some would have preferred to have them in-room.

Weak shower pressure

This complaint did come up quite e few times. Several guests were a bit unhappy with their shower experience, with most saying that the water pressure was too low to have a really good shower.

Looking a bit tired

A couple of guests mentioned that the décor was not only a bit out of date, but also looked worn and in need of replacing. In their mind, a full renovation was in order, and would make a world of difference.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1089 reviews across the web
8.1 /10
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    4.0 /10
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    8.2 /10
8.1 out of 10 based on 1089 reviews