Luxury hotel description
Welcome to Athenaeum House Hotel Waterford
Located on the fringe of the city, guests of Athenaeum House can enjoy the best of both city buzz and rural serenity. Our beautifully restored 17th century Georgian house overlooks the twinkling lights of Waterford, just a 15 minute walk away. Waterford city is a busy urban hub, with superb shopping, sight-seeing, great restaurants and of course atmospheric bars with live music. When you`re ready to turn in for the night, a short taxi hop will take you back to Athenaeum House where you can be assured of a peaceful night`s sleep, away from the hustle and bustle of town in the relaxed surroundings of our 4 star boutique Waterford hotel.
With 29 individual guest rooms, Athenaeum House Hotel offers impeccable service and timeless elegance. Zaks Restaurant is renowned locally for delicious food and the highest standards of quality and attention to detail. If you are planning a wedding or family celebration, we offer a unique proposition in that you can rent the entire hotel for exclusive use. The hotel offers 29 guest rooms which incorporate the classic elegance of the original Georgian House. Our aim was to give every room a soul, each uniquely named after an inventor, novelist, artist or musician. The tranquil setting of the hotel ensures a peaceful night`s sleep.
Relax in the comfort of an executive room
Each executive room is superbly decorated and is equipped with tea/coffee making facilities, cd player, iron & ironing board, complimentary broadband internet access, flat screen tv and direct dial phone. Available in both king and twin configurations. Wi-Fi is available in the public areas of the hotel. Or choose from one of our 4 beautiful suites...
Each of our suites enjoy all the facilities of our executive rooms with stunning views over the river Suir and some extra luxury touches...
The Athene Suite (Bridal Suite): Jacuzzi bath and four poster bed.
The Iris Suite: With relaxing jacuzzi bath.
The Hera Suite: With a splendid view of the river Suir and the city, the Hera has a freestanding cast iron bath and a separate shower stall.
The Eros Suite: This suite also has beautiful views and a free standing bath, along with a spacious lounge area, ideal for entertaining or relaxing with a book from our library.
Business guests will enjoy the ease of access, with complimentary car parking, and broadband in all bedrooms. Wi-Fi is available in the public areas. The serenity of Athenaeum House provides an ideal working environment for meetings and conferences, before delegates enjoy an excellent meal and retire to the comfort of their restful guest rooms.
Zaks Restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week and our chefs prepare an eclectic mix of Irish and continental dishes. Great emphasis is placed on purchasing locally produced food at all times. To compliment your meal you can choose from our worldwide array of wines and champagnes from our cellar. Our team members will assist you at any stage. Your Friday and Saturday nights will be complimented by our resident pianist who creates a relaxing atmosphere. Please browse through our menus below, and if you have any special dietary requirements, feel free to contact us, our chef will be more than happy to discuss
An exclusive venue for your wedding celebrations
Congratulations on your recent engagement. We are delighted that you are considering Athenaeum House Hotel as a venue for your forthcoming wedding and hope to provide you with the perfect romantic location for your big day. The Athenaeum House Hotel is situated on the shores of the River Suir, overlooking the Viking City of Waterford.
Like our hotel, each wedding is unique and special, therefore we endeavour to do all we can to provide the best backdrop and setting possible, to give you a truly memorable wedding day. Simple and intimate or lavish and glamorous, we can cater for every couple`s desires. Every detail of your special day is tailored to your wishes. As an intimate boutique hotel, the Athenaeum House Hotel is ideally suited to exclusive use weddings. On your wedding day, we can give you exclusivity of the hotel providing you and your guests book up to twenty of our twenty eight bedrooms, allowing you to enjoy the atmosphere of a private house party, with the additional advantage of our friendly and professional team to tend to your every need.
Events at Athenaeum House Hotel
We are delighted to welcome both business groups and leisure groups to our boutique hotel. So whether you are planning a business meeting or a celebration, please get in touch and let us make your occasion a huge success.
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