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Waterford Castle

Waterford, Ireland

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Waterford Castle

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Excellent golf hotel. Awesome vibe. Great location.

Situated on its own private Island, Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Resort offers luxurious Castle accommodation in Ireland. One of the leading luxury hotels in Ireland which boasts superb 4 star hotel facilities, you can enjoy the 18 hole Championship Golf Course in Waterford, or choose to stay in one of the Castle Gardens holiday homes.

Waterford Castle Hotel Ireland, is also an ideal venue for a traditional Irish Castle wedding.

One of the most acclaimed castle hotels in Ireland, Waterford Castle has welcomed and charmed the most discerning travellers for decades. The castle is a legendary luxurious retreat of world class standing, offering superb castle accommodation. Experience a wonderful sense of anticipation as you make the short crossing by ferry to the island and travel the beech-lined drive to Waterford Castle. As you enter the massive studded oak doors you will be embraced by the Castle’s 500 year history, the carved stone and wood panelled Hall, with its Jacobean style antiques and intricate original tapestries.

The traditions of Waterford Castle are honoured in the décor of the 19 elegant bedrooms; each one offering gracious style combined with all the modern comforts you might expect of a world class hotel establishment. Each of the 5 suites has a private sitting room and 14 deluxe bedrooms are en-suite twins and double/kings.
Hotel Address:
  • Waterford Castle
  • The Island
  • Ballinakill
  • Waterford,
  • Ireland

Location Summary
Waterford Castle is located 3 miles outside Waterford City. Waterford is a town of over 40,000 people which is in South East Ireland, and is accesible from all the main ports and airports (including Dublin, Shannon, Cork and Rosslare). Numerous connection flights are available from the London and the UK, including direct daily flights from London Luton to Waterford Airport.

Directions to Hotel
From Cork N25 At first roundabout approaching Waterford City, take signs for Waterford Regional Hospital and Dunmore East. Continue for 6 miles until you arrive at Waterford Regional Hospital. At roundabout keep right, continue on this round for 1 miles passing 2 pedestrian lights, at the next traffic lights turn left. Continue on this road until you see the ferry crossing to the Island and Waterford Castle Golf Club.

From Dublin N9 Turn right, at the train station roundabout, on to bridge over the River Suir. Turn left at next lights on to the City quay, continue down the quay in the left-hand lane, past the Tower Hotel. At the lights immediately after the Tower Hotel turn left on to the Dunmore Road, continue past the park, and bear left at the college. At first mini roundabout turn left, continue through next two roundabouts passing the shopping centre on the right and the hospital on the left. Turn left after pedestrian crossing and continue on this road until you see the ferry crossing to the Island and Waterford Castle Golf Club.

From Rosslare & Wexford Turn left, at the train station, on to the bridge over the River Suir. Continue with the directions as from Dublin.
Conde Nast Award Winner
Note Bene
The Castle is closed for the month of January each year.
Fine Dining Nearby
The Waterford City Center is a short drive away.
Executive Retreat
Two rooms, the largest of which accomodates a maximum of 30 people.
Tennis Courts On Site
Two hard courts.
Skeet Shooting
Clay pigeon shooting and archery.
The island boasts an 18-hole, par 72 course designed by Des Smyth.
Horseback Riding
Thirty minutes away.
Jogging Running
The island has plenty of open space to jog around.
The Waterford City Center is a short drive away, and the Waterford Crystal Factory is only a 15 minute drive away.
Theatre Museums
The Waterford City Center is a short drive away.
Recommended Rooms
The hotel has only 19 rooms, and accomodates no more than 38 guests at a time, so highly personalized service is guaranteed. Privacy is also a certainty, given the property's location on a 310 acre private island.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Executive Retreat
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Tennis Courts On Site
Available Activities
  • - Skeet Shooting
    - Fishing Fly
    - Golfing
    - Hiking
    - Horseback Riding
    - Jogging Running
    - Shopping
    - Tennis Courts Nearby
    - Theatre & Museums

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