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Washington, DC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

As a previous reviewer mentioned, walking into the entrance was a bit confusing, since there isn't a designated reception area. But, it was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was good. Please note that if you use an app to book, the credit card used doesn't pay for the room, it merely holds it.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We booked a room called the Brunel Double room. On arrival we were greeted by the owner who showed us to our room. What we were given was a very small twin room and were told that the room we had booked was taken for the weekend so it was no longer available. The place is pleasant enough but be... More 

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The Woodlands TX
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

It was a bit confusing as where to check in at. We arrived around 7 in the evening. Didn't know what was the front as far as B&B part. Front had a restraunt but no one in it. Finally someone showed up in one of the door ways we had been to on the side. Quite a maze of a... More 

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Reviewed 17 July 2016

I had another fantastic night stay in the Old Cable this year. We were extremely well looked after and fed while we were there. The hosts are very welcoming and helped us with all our cycling gear and bikes.

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Thank Gavin D
Tinton Falls, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This is a great B & B it's located very close to the ring of Kerry. The rooms were extremely clean & the showers are huge! We had a very long drive from Wicklow County and stopped at the Blarney castle on the way so we didn't arrive until well after 8PM. The gentlemen who ran the Bed & Breakfast... More 

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Rumson, New Jersey
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

Arrived late and hungry - Alan was kind enough to call a restaurant in town and ask them to hold a table for 9 of us. The rooms were exceptionally clean and the beds are very comfortable. The showers are excellent with great water pressure. The breakfast was was fantastic. I would highly recommend this B&B and we are a... More 

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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Booked this room from expedian for 85 euro triple room when we arrived the staff had given our room away unfriendly gentleman who then wanted to charge 150 euro for the night stayed at ferryview b&b then which was excellent and good value room and excellent host the man who worked at the old cable then tried to talk us... More 

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Invoiced Reservation Made Jun 13, 2016 7:52 pm BST Pricing Model: Per Day Hotel Code: 2386457 Bedding Request/Smoking Preference 1 double and 1 single bed, Non-smoking Reserved For AmarHussain amarhussain 1 Adult Room Type Triple Room - Breakfast Included Dear Sir This is a copy of your booking to us by online travel agent. Please note 1 Adult booked in... More 

Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Thanks to Margaret and Alan, you were lovely hosts! We loved the warm welcome, clean rooms, fantastic breakfasts, and plenty of parking. The history of the house as well as its convenient location in town made for a wonderful 3 night stay. Thank you, also, for moving my mom to the downstairs room- that was very much appreciated! I miss... More 

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County Cork, Ireland
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Stayed for 2 night recently- small but lovely comfortable bedrooms- tv room downstairs with sky etc. owners welcoming and friendly- would definitely stay here again- excellent value for money-- great location

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Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed here on a recent golf trip. Location is a 5 min walk to town centre. Great value. Plenty of parking for cars. Excellent breakfast. Owners were very friendly & made us feel very welcome. We would recommend this B&B & hope to return in the future.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A halfway stopping point on world famous Ring of Kerry, this Milestone Heritage Site situated in Waterville Village traces its origins to the First Transatlantic Telegraph Cables laid from Ireland/Europe to USA in 1866. The remarkable story of the telegraph and the nineteenth century's online pioneers - stay with us and experience this remarkable aspect of Ireland's history and culture. That incomparable Irish mist, we reveal the Ireland you had only dreamed of - colourful, unstuffy, and a infectiously attractive mix of styles and people. Polished floors, robust Irish cooking, medicinal whiskeys, fly-fishing and storytelling characters, Islands, mountains, and goats who own the road, ever changing skies, magical wishing wells. Believe every word you hear about the beauty of Waterville Ring of Kerry, however its the warm hearted friendly people whose healing inheritance will nurture and settle you along with a majestic landscape and its power to embrace and nourish you.Happy to organise preferred rates for Waterville Golf Links - Skellig Michael 6th Century Monastic Settlement - Fishing - Ring of Kerry Tours - First Transatlantic Telegraph Cable Walking Tours /Lectures. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Cable Historic House

Address: The Old Cable House 9/10 Iveragh Terrace | Old Telegraph Cable Station Milestone Heritage Site Waterville Ring of Kerry, Waterville, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Waterville
Price Range: $68 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Cable Historic House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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