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Overview of The Old Cable Historic House

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Guest reviews

3.9/5 Good
106 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air conditioning

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Explore the area

Popular LocationWaterville Beach7 min walk
Popular LocationSkellig Bay Golf Club3 min drive
Popular LocationWaterville Golf Links4 min drive
AirportCahirciveen (CHE-Reeroe)16 min drive

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  • Double Room

    5/5 guest room rating

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    • Sleeps 2
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  • Family Room, Private Bathroom

    5/5 guest room rating

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    • Sleeps 4
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  • 2 Rooms sharing 1 exclusive bathroom 1 Double Bed Room 1 Single Bedded Room max 3 persons

    5/5 guest room rating

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    • Sleeps 3
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  • Triple Room

    3.8/5 guest room rating

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    • Sleeps 3
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  • Twin Room

    4.4/5 guest room rating

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    • Sleeps 2
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About this area

Waterville

Located in Waterville, The Old Cable Historic House is in the city centre and by the ocean. The Story of Waterville Cable Station Exhibition and Derrynane House are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Eightercua Stone Row and Loher Stone Fort. Travelling with kids? Consider Hillside Haven Pet Farm and Bray Head Loop Walk. Discover the area's water adventures with scuba diving, snorkelling and windsurfing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails. Our guests appreciate the guest house's quiet location.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Waterville Beach - 7 min walk
  • Skellig Bay Golf Club - 3 min drive
  • Waterville Golf Links - 4 min drive
  • Ballinesker Beach - 13 min drive
  • Ballinskelligs Castle - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Cork (ORK) - 126 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • On-site dining venue – Restaurant offering seafood. Serves breakfast and dinner.

About this property

The Old Cable Historic House

Family-friendly guesthouse with restaurant and coffee shop/café
Guests at this beach guesthouse will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as a limo/town car service and complimentary wireless Internet access. All 10 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Guests can enjoy fireplaces, and other standard amenities include separate dining areas, room service (during limited hours) and Egyptian cotton sheets.
The Old Cable Historic House offers 10 forms of accommodation with fireplaces. This accommodation offers separate dining areas. Select Comfort beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
Free nearby parking
Limited parking spaces
Return airport shuttle (surcharge)
Airport shuttle on request
Local area shuttle (surcharge)
Train station pick-up shuttle (surcharge)
Limo/town car service

Food and drink

Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 8 AM–9:30 AM
1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
Room service available

Things to do

Outdoor tennis court
Tennis

Family friendly

Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
Dry-cleaning service
In-room childcare (surcharge)
Laundry facilities
Separate dining area
Snack bar/deli
Soundproofed rooms

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

English
French
German

Outdoors

Garden
Terrace

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

Designated smoking areas
TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

Climate control (air conditioning)
Egyptian cotton sheets
Pillow-top mattress

Bathroom

Hairdryer (on request)
Shower

Food and drink

Dining room

More

Fireplace
Soundproofing

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 4 PM and 7 PM
Express check-in

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Airport shuttle service is available on request
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements
Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 20 per pet, per day
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 120 per vehicle (one way)
  • Pet fee: EUR 20 per pet, per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Please note children 11 and under are only permitted in the Family Room, Private Bathroom" room type. "

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

National rating

This property is a registered Historic House within the meaning of the Irish Tourist Traffic Acts.

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Old Cable Historic House and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Old Cable Historic House offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Old Cable Historic House cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this guest house pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property. There's a fee of EUR 20 per pet, per day.
How much is parking at The Old Cable Historic House?
Self-parking is free at this property; nearby parking is also free.
What time is check-in at this guest house?
Check-in is from 4 PM to 7 PM.
What time is check-out at The Old Cable Historic House?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Does The Old Cable Historic House provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of EUR 120 per vehicle, one way, applies.
Where is The Old Cable Historic House located?
This family-friendly Waterville guesthouse is located by the ocean, within a 10-minute walk of The Story of Waterville Cable Station Exhibition, Waterville Beach and Beara Peninsula. Waterville Golf Links and Skellig Bay Golf Club are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
41
4 - Good
36
3 - Okay
14
2 - Mediocre
8
1 - Poor
7
4.2
Cleanliness
4.1
Service and Staff
3.3
Amenities
3.8
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Very good

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Great food. Looked after very well by allan and bfona. Exgremely helpful. Substantial great bfast. Both very caring Bed a bit saggy. Other guests can be noisy

    Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Very relaxed - our host made breakfast for us after we missed the deadline!

    Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

    5/5 Excellent

      This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
      Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019