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The Old Cable House

Guesthouse | Milestone Heritage Site, Waterville Cable Station, Waterville Village Ring Of Kerry, Ireland .

80.9% Overall Rating

25 out of 29 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (12/06/2010)

"The staff was very friendly - the chef cooked us a delicious dinner although the restaurant was already closed."

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Common area / room
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Cot / crib
  • High chair

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 90.44

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

Please note the property require all guest after booking through HostelBookers to contact the property directly with the security code (the last 3 digits on the back of the credit card) to confirm the booking with the property.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 16:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

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A unique residence in Waterville Village in the beautiful Ring of Kerry, The Old Cable House traces its origins to the first transatlantic telegraph cable laid from Ireland/Europe to USA. Full of character with amazing autumn and winter prices, The Old Cable House offers a uniquely Irish experience. Read more

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About The Old Cable House

A designated Milestone Heritage Site, the Old Cable House is a unique residence in Waterville Village which traces its origins to the first transatlantic telegraph cable laid from Ireland/Europe to USA in 1866.

It provides bright spacious rooms of character and retains all its original features from the 19th century.

The hostel also offers fresh seafood from local Boats for dinner in the evenings and bike and beach rod hire on a daily basis. Trips to the Skellig Michael 6th century early Christian Monastic Settlement can also be arranged.

Free broadband wireless internet access.

Free towels soaps and linen daily.

Payment is processed on confirmed bookings. We operate a 48 hour cancellation policy outside of this no charge applies. In the case of no show 1st night charge applies.

Accommodation Information

Retaining all its original features, the Old Cable House offers bright spacious rooms of character.

All bedrooms fully furnished and equipped to provide the maximum comfort. Double and triple rooms full of character also available

Free Broadband Internet Access Provided

Free towels, linen and soap provided on daily basis

Location Information

Waterville Kerry is famous for its natural beauty and green landscapes but it is also a region which is full of great historical significance and interest. Historic houses, galleries, national parks all play a role in bringing alive our Celtic and Christian Heritage so evident in this location. Personal attention and advice on all walks and tourist attractions in the Region.

Waterville is also the only Seafront village on the Ring Of Kerry and is situated at the half way stopping point on the world famous Ring of Kerry. It boasts some of the best land and seascapes in Ireland and as many as 20 world class golf courses. There is also free Salmon and Seatrout fishing at the nearby Lough Currane.

It is also renowned for its unique pubs where locals love to share their knowledge of Kerry over a pint of Guinness known in Ireland as “vitamin G” 'the black stuff.' Irish music, dancing and the famous 'craic' all within walking distance to the house.