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Hotel The Barley Field (Waterford, Ireland)


Hotel The Barley Field (Waterford, Ireland)

About The Barley Field

Situated near Waterford town centre and Ballybricken Green, The Barley Field offers bed and breakfast lodgings and free off-street parking. The property has 21 rooms, with twin, double and family options available. Each room is en-suite and offers amenities such as 22” flat-panel TVs, tea and coffee making facilities and complimentary Wi-Fi. Facilities at the Barley Field include a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage and a designated smoking area. The B&B has live music on Saturday evenings. Breakfast is served between 7am and 10am. Plus, there’s a snack menu available in the bar. The B&B lies within a 15-minute walk of the House of Waterford Crystal, the Viking Triangle and the Theatre Royal Waterford, within three miles of the Waterford Golf Club, 16 miles from Ormond Castle and an hour’s drive from the Hook Lighthouse.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi(Unavailable)
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking
  • Pets (Unavailable)
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

  • LocationVery good  (8.0 / 10)
  • RoomsGood  (7.5 / 10)
  • ServiceGood  (7.5 / 10)
  • CleanlinessVery good  (8.2 / 10)
  • Value for moneyVery good  (8.0 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Friendly service

Guests are complimentary about the standard of service offered at the Barley Field. The staffing team seems fairly small but all appear pleasant and happy to chat with guests.


Enjoyable breakfast

Reviews suggest that you'll enjoy the breakfast served at this hotel, with many guests rating the cooked meal highly. You'll need to arrange lunch and dinner yourself. However, guests mention that they were welcome to eat their meals in the bar.


Good value for money

Overall, guests tend to feel they have enjoyed good value for money at the Barley Field, commenting that the rooms come at a reasonable rate. The number of freebies, such as Wi-Fi and parking, offer additional savings during your stay.

Negative Reviews


Shortcomings in rooms

Although many guests describe the rooms as comfy with great Wi-Fi and impressive showers, some reviews highlight shortcomings in the accommodation. Reported issues include limited TV channels and poor quality mattresses. Some guests also found the rooms were cold.


Some street noise

Although it's unlikely that you'll find the noise levels excessive here, a small number of guests mention that a lack of proper soundproofing meant they were able to hear some noise from the street.


Run down area

A couple of guests comment that they found the area immediately surrounding the Barley Field a little run down. It doesn't sound like it's awful but one or two female guests said they wouldn't feel comfortable walking into the town centre at night, despite it being just ten minutes away.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Café
  2. Entrance hall/lobby
  3. Parking
  4. Hotel bar
  5. Non-smoking rooms
  6. Restaurant
  7. 24-hour reception
  8. WiFi in public areas
  9. Fax/Modem access
  10. Free WiFi in public areas
  11. Free WiFi
For children
  1. Cot
Room amenities
  1. Shower
  2. Openable windows
  3. Television
  4. Hairdryer
  5. Central heating
  6. Electric kettle
  7. Air conditioning
  8. Desk
  9. Telephone
  10. Cable TV
  11. WiFi
  12. Fan
Hotel characteristics
  1. LGBTQ+ friendly


35 & 36 Barrack Street , Waterford , Ireland
Telephone: +353(51)371606 | Fax: +353(51)357013

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