The Waterside House Hotel

Donabate On The Beach, Donabate, Co Dublin

The Waterside House Hotel is located right on the beach in the quaint village of Donabate, North County Dublin. The three-star boutique hotel, which stands 10km from Dublin Airport, possesses 35 guest rooms some of which enjoy stunning views. There are family rooms, and one ground level room that offers wheelchair access. 

The Waterside House Hotel has plenty of dining and beverage options, with warm décor and award winning service. For fine dining, there's Samphire Restaurant, where customers enjoy breathtaking views and a mouthwatering menu that embraces a fusion of seafood, European and classic cuisine. The Waterside House has casual dining as well, with the Tower Bistro and Bar, and the Sea View Terrace, an outdoor space that proves popular in the summer months. 

Private dining is available in the Lambay Suite, an ideal venue for small intimate gatherings like birthdays, family parties, and weddings. For that important corporate event, the hotel is home to a range of rooms and suites, with the ability to cater for conferences of up to 400 delegates. 

Donabate is a lovely village and golfer’s paradise. It is renowned for its great selection of golf courses and many other popular activities, such as walking, cycling, horse riding, and water sports. In the region, visitors will also find attractions like Newbridge House & Farms, The Skerries Mills complex, Dublin Butterfly House, Howth Castle, Malahide Castle and National Transport Museum.

Golf Breaks

Starts: 24 Apr 2017    Ends: 24 Aug 2018

We have teamed up with our neighbours at Donabate, Beaverstown, Balcarrick and Corballis Golf Clubs to offer 1 and 2 night golf packages.

All our packages include transport to and from Dublin Airport and/or Donabate Train Station and the courses wish you choose to play including:

Donabate Golf Club
A 27 hole parkland course, that offers varying challenges on each nine created by a combination of water hazards, undulating greens and mature trees. All of the greens are sand based which makes them playable all year round.

Beaverstown Golf Club
A simply beautiful parkland golf course with a unique design and excellent & challenging sand-based greens. The course is laid out on 132 acres that includes 20 acres of mature apple trees and borders the shores of Rogerstown estuary and nature reserve

Balcarrick Golf Club
Balcarrick golf club is situated overlooking the Malahide estuary and has been restyled by Roger Jones into a fabulous estuary type golf course. Every hole has a different shape and the greens are the most consistent in the Dublin area. Water is a feature on 11 of the 18 holes, the par threes will test any class of golfer and par is not guaranteed.

Corballis Golf Club
Situated on the same pristine stretch of land as the Island and boasting the same superb qualities as the world famous links course, Corballis Links offers the unrivalled experience of playing on a 18 hole top quality links course at more than affordable prices.

1 night B&B with Transfers and 1 x Tee-time from €75 pps

2 nights B&B with Transfers and 2 x Tee-Times from €140 pips

2 nights B&B with Transfers, 2 x Tee-Times and Dinner from €165 pips

To book any of these offers or to check availabilty, please email or call us on +353 1 8436153

Group bookings also welcome.

Please Mention Golden Ireland at the time of booking.

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast From Only €99 Per Night

Starts: 24 Apr 2017    Ends: 24 Apr 2018

Our Dinner, Bed & Breakfast offer includes:

- Overnight stay in a double room for two adults
- Full Irish breakfast in the morning served in our Tower Bistro
- 3 Course gourment dinner with daily specials available
- Free car parking
- Free Wi-Fi access

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The Waterside House Hotel
Number of Rooms
Nearby Places of Interest
- Newbridge House & Farms
- Malahide Castle
- Ardgillan Castle
- Bremore Castle
- Newgrange
- Hill of Tara
- Skerries Mills
- Swords Castle
From the North:

• Exit junction 4 on M1 (signposted Donabate)
• Follow R126
• Once passing over Railway Bridge, turn right (signposted Waterside House Hotel)
• Follow road past Donabate Golf Club on left-hand side, Waterside House Hotel is at the end of the road.

From the South

• Head for M1 North
• Once past Dublin Airport, exit junction 4 (signposted Donabate)
• Follow R126
• Once passing over Railway Bridge, turn right (signposted Waterside House Hotel)
• Follow road past Donabate Golf Club on left-hand side, Waterside House Hotel is at the end of the road

Satellite Navigation co-ordinates for The Waterside House Hotel
Latitude = 53.4782, Longitude = -6.1154

Airport & Railway transfer service

Dublin Airport

If arriving via Dublin Airport, we offer a courtesy shuttle service to and from the hotel. The shuttle bus picks up at Zone 16 and must be pre-booked in advance. This is not a scheduled service, we will only be picking up and dropping off at Dublin Airport if you pre-book. All bookings must be made directly with the hotel and at least 24 hours in advance. If no pre-bookings are made, we cannot guarantee that there will be a shuttle service at your requested time. Journey time to the airport is approximately 20 minutes

Donabate Train Station

Donabate Train Station is on the main Dublin-Belfast route and is less than a 5 minute drive from Waterside House Hotel. We can offer pre-booked transfers from the hotel to and from Donabate Train Station. Pre-booking is essential via the hotel reception.

Bookings can be made via
Trading Months
All Year
24 Hour Front Desk
Air Conditioned Bedrooms
Baggage Hold
Car Parking
Conference and Meetings
Guide Dogs Welcome
Wheelchair Accessible