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Inn The Old Cable Historic House - Waterville

3 star Inn Waterville

Old Telegraph Cable Station - Waterville

Price starting from 55.00

If you want to experience the traditional Irish way of life, as well as an important part of Ireland's social history, consider staying at The Old Cable Historic House, Waterville, Ireland. This guesthouse is located between Balinskelligs Bay and Lough Currane. A Milestone Heritage Site for its significance in the history of global telecommunications, this hotel traces its origins to the First Transatlantic Telegraph Cable laid in 1866 from Ireland to the United States, connecting the old and the new world for the first time in telecommunications.

Your stay at this 3-star guesthouse in Waterville will be out of the ordinary, as you will discover not only the charm of traditional Irish life and culture, but also the many recreation facilities that the area has to offer. Waterville, also known as The Little Whirlpool, is the premier coastal tourist center on Iveragh Peninsula (also referred to as the Ring of Kerry), having attracted many celebrities throughout the years, including Charlie Chaplin and Tiger Woods.

Waterville is famous for its championship golf course and its sea trout and salmon angling, as well as its beautiful sandy beaches. If you like archeological sites, you will be pleased to know that the this area features world famous ancient monuments, incuding the Skelligs World Heritage UNESCO Site (a monastic complex from the 7th century), or the Stone Circles. Unique pubs also add to the beauty of visiting Waterville; here you can enjoy Irish music and dancing, while sampling traditional Irish food and drinks. Your stay here will surely be a memorable one!

Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 8.3 Very Good
Based on 1 hotel reviews © 2015

This nice B&B also operates a restaurant in the same venue. However, no prices...

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Breakfast at Inn The Old Cable Historic House

A cooked-to-order breakfast is served between 8 AM and 9:30 AM for a fee.

Inn Facilities at The Old Cable Historic House

  • Private ski bus
  • Free parking
  • Limousine service
  • Shuttle service from and/or to the railway station
  • Shuttle service
  • Baby sitter
  • Luggage room
  • Multilingual staff
  • City tour
  • Front desk - 24 hour
  • Concierge
  • Laundry service
  • Room service - limited hour
  • Garden
  • Pets accepted
  • Tennis court
  • Restaurant/Dining
  • Cafeteria
  • Snack bar
  • TV Lounge

Know before you go

  • This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Check-in: between 4:00 PM and 10:00 PM.

Check-out: before 11:00 AM.


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 90 per vehicle (one way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

National rating

This property is a registered Historic House within the meaning of the Irish Tourist Traffic Acts.










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Room Details

Book your pet-friendly accommodation at The Old Cable Historic House, offering 10 guest rooms with fireplaces and Egyptian cotton sheets. Business travelers visiting the Ring of Kerry area will have access to free wireless high-speed Internet access.

For comfort and convenience, each guest room comes with a separate dining area. A good night's sleep in Select Comfort mattresses will have visitors waking up refreshed and well-rested throughout their holiday or business trip. Bathrooms are outfitted with showers. Additional guest comforts include climate control, coffee/tea makers and soundproofing.

Hair dryers can be provided on request.

Accommodation Services

  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Hairdryer on request
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • Wireless Internet access

How to reach The Old Cable Historic House Inn

By car
Just off the N70 Ring of Kerry Road Waterville drive into Cable Station, continue into Station and keep right, winding with the road. The Old Cable House is at the other end of the Station on the right hand side; it is a white-coloured building (not to be confused with the Cable Office Building which is a natural stone building).

Distances from Inn The Old Cable Historic House

Waterville Beach - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Waterville Golf Links - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Skellig Bay Golf Club - 2 km / 1.2 mi
Ballinesker Beach - 7 km / 4.3 mi
Derrynane House - 8.1 km / 5 mi
Derrynane Bay Beach - 8.6 km / 5.4 mi
Heatherhill Stables - 8.8 km / 5.5 mi
Staigue Fort - 11.1 km / 6.9 mi
Daniel O'Connell Memorial Church - 13.3 km / 8.3 mi
Ballycarbery Castle - 14.4 km / 9 mi
Skellig Experience Centre - 14.9 km / 9.3 mi
Valentia Island - 15.6 km / 9.7 mi
Sneem Church - 18.7 km / 11.6 mi
Parknasilla Golf Club - 21 km / 13.1 mi
Skellig Michael - 26.1 km / 16.2 mi
The preferred airport for The Old Cable Historic House is Cork (ORK) - 115.6 km / 71.8 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 km and mile.

Transportation services Guest House The Old Cable Historic House

  • Private ski bus
  • Free parking
  • Limousine service
  • Shuttle service from and/or to the railway station
  • Shuttle service