|The athenaeum house hotel is a boutique hotel set in ten acres of parkland and situated one and a half miles from the attractions of waterford city centre. The 29 guestrooms have contemporary decor in a combination of rich and smoky colours with dark wood furnishings. All bathrooms come in white with bathrobes, slippers, toiletries and hair dryer. Modern amenities include flat screen television, mini stereos, direct dial phones, internet connections, minibars, tea and coffee making facilities.
the hotel restaurant served modern irish and european cuisine, prepared using top quality local ingredients, alongside stunning views of the river suir and waterford city; guests can also dine al fresco on the heated balcony and enjoy live piano music on saturday evenings. Before or after dinner, guests can enjoy a drink in the bar, which adjoins to the restaurant. Alternatively, guests can retire to their room and take advantage of the 24 hour room service. Free secure parking is available for those travelling by car and parents will appreciate the babysitting services. Business guests have a choice of conference and meeting facilities onsite, and multilingual staff can answer local queries and provide tour assistance. There are plenty of sightseeing options in the area, with waterford treasures museum, the city centre, reginalds viking tower, and the popular waterford crystal visitors centre, all within 30 miles of the hotel vicinity. Cork international airport is approximately 93 miles and a 120 minute drive from the hotel.