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Kildare, Ireland
Reviewed 29 July 2016

It was my first trip back to the Haven since it reopened and found it very impressive. The food was reasonably priced and did taste lovely the only thing we ate in the bar and felt abandoned after our dessert as we were left sitting with our dirty plates for what seemed like an age in fact when we left...

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heavenDunmoreEast, Owner at Haven Hotel Dunmore East, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your recent review. We are delighted you enjoyed your meal at the haven. I must apologise for the inconvenience caused by the lack attentiveness by our staff and I will deal with this issue appropriatly. We hope to see you again soon at the haven. Kind regards, Paul Kelly.

Hornchurch, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Stayed here for only one night as part of a Cycling Safari with a group of 9 others. Very comfortable hotel, would like to have stayed here longer. However compared to other B&Bs we stayed in on the trip this was our worst breakfast in my opinion. Quality was poor and the small tables overcrowded with stuff including mini cereal...

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heavenDunmoreEast, Owner at Haven Hotel Dunmore East, responded to this review

Hi Paul, Thank you for your recent review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at the haven. We are disappointed to hear about your experience at breakfast. I am looking into the matter and will take your suggestions on board. We hope you will visit us again at the haven in the future. Kind regards, Paul Kelly.

San Clemente, California
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We were on a bike trip going B&B/hotel to hotel starting in Kilkenny and making a big loop. The Haven Hotel was in the middle of the trip and it was a great change of pace for us. Comfortable bar, room to sit and relax, an excellent dinner and nice people. Beds were big and comfortable and room was equipped...

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heavenDunmoreEast, Owner at Haven Hotel Dunmore East, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us at the haven. I will pass on your kind words to all your staff. Look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards, Paul Kelly.

Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Following a disasterous fire the recently re-opened Haven Hotel is a delight to behold. Stunning views are complemented by a decor that is both pleasing and different. This family run hotel is for families and the discerning traveller, From the freshly appointed dining areas to the sumptuous bedrooms, the Kelly family have done themselves proud.Great food, great staff, pleasant atmosphere,...

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heavenDunmoreEast, Owner at Haven Hotel Dunmore East, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your return to the haven after our renovations. We put a lot of hard work into them and are delighted to hear that it has paid off. Looking forward to seeing you again in the future at the haven. Kind regards, Paul Kelly.

Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

It's a little piece of heaven "Haven" in the South East. What a spot . Stunning views Fab food lovely welcome..nothing a problem for this family friendly hotel..come see for yourselves .. A little gem . ,,, !!! Cruise ships docking opposite .an unbelievable spot..u could be anywhere ....stunning.!¡!

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heavenDunmoreEast, Owner at Haven Hotel Dunmore East, responded to this review

Hi Maria, Thanks for your review and all your kind words. We will pass these onto our staff! Looking forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards, Paul Kelly.

dublin
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

The Haven hotel is situated in the picturesque village of Dunmore east with fabulous views of the sea. We stayed in the garden suites located adjacent to the hotel. The room was basic but comfortable and this was reflected in the price. We chose this room over the main hotel as there was a wedding on and we were advised...

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heavenDunmoreEast, Owner at Haven Hotel Dunmore East, responded to this review

Hi Tess, Thanks for your recent review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us in the haven. We will pass on your comments to the breakfast chef! Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Paul Kelly.

Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Had lunch on the terrace today,my husband went to get a drink for us both,he had a Fanta orange and I had a glass of wine it cost 12euros,and then had lunch 10 euros each for lunch,but way too pricey for a drink,wont be back.

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heavenDunmoreEast, Owner at Haven Hotel Dunmore East, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for your review. We are sorry you did not enjoy your time with us but we must stress that these price figures are not accurate. Our wines by the glass cost six euro, with a mineral drink costing €2.50. We hope you will reconsider and visit us again at the haven in the future. Kind regards, Paul...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We ate her during s golf week when we would have expected restaurants to be putting on their best performance to attract people back. We each had the seafood chowder to start. It was more like a fish soup with little if any identifiable seafood and a strange red mush colour. Following up with the fish pie was clearly a...

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heavenDunmoreEast, Owner at Haven Hotel Dunmore East, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your recent review. We are very surprised to hear that the food was not to your standard, as since reopening, we have had brilliant feedback from customers. We will take your comments on board. Hopefully you will dine with us again soon and it will be to your standard, Paul Kelly.

Kilk
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Great to see The Haven up and running with all the familiar faces a must to visit in Dunmore and the menu looks great too. Atmosphere better than ever folks and the new decor and revamped landscape outside has brightened the whole place. The new hand carved tree statute outside is cool, playground for the kids, good Guinness too. Happy...

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heavenDunmoreEast, Owner at Haven Hotel Dunmore East, responded to this review

Hi Les, Thank you for your recent review. We are delighted you like our 'new look' and enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards, Paul Kelly.

Waterford
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Wonderful family run hotel in a truly idyllic setting. Extensive menu always available. Lovely fresh fish from the boats as they land it. Missed it last summer as it was closed due to a fire. The atmosphere in the bar is second to none with great craic and banter between locals and guests. Great amenities for the kids, full playground...

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heavenDunmoreEast, Owner at Haven Hotel Dunmore East, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your review and your kind words about The Haven. We are delighted to be back open and we are very much looking forward to our 2016 season! Hope to see you at the haven soon. Kind regards, Paul Kelly.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Haven Hotel is a truly unique venue and we are dedicated to making your time with us special. Celebrating its reopening in 2016 The Haven has been carefully renovated and refurbished but still retains its quirky charm. Owned and managed by the Kelly family for over 50 years, the hotel is set in stunning surroundings in the heart of the beautiful fishing village of Dunmore East, in the Sunny South East we like to think we have something for everyone. We pride ourselves on serving delicious home cooked food and celebrate Irish produce and use products from recognised Quality Assurance Schemes, specialising in Roast Rib of Prime Irish Beef and locally caught seafood. Food is served all day. As a must for music lovers we have live music in the bar most weekends and on the new outdoor stage on Sundays in the summer months. Children are especially welcome and we host Family Fun Sundays throughout the summer with live music, bouncy castles, ice cream and BBQs. As The Haven started life as a private home all our bedrooms are different sizes to accommodate families and couples alike. They have recently been completely renovated and refurbished, and each boasts comfy beds with crisp white sheets, a flat screen multi-channel television, hairdryer, tea/coffee hospitality tray and free WIFI. We have 12 bedrooms in the main house - many with stunning sea views. We have a further six bedrooms in the Garden Rooms. One of our bedrooms on the ground floor is wheelchair accessible. Our bridal suite comes complete with four poster bed. We look forward to meeting you at The Haven Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Haven Hotel Dunmore East

Address: The Haven Hotel Dock Road | Waterford, Dunmore East, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Waterford > Dunmore East
Number of rooms: 18
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