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Waterford Castle Hotel

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The Island, Ballinakill, Waterford, Ireland
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A family holiday for my Dad's 70th. We booked four lodges for 2 nights. The lodges were top notch and very spacious. The island is a haven just a few minutes from the city.General atmosphere is relaxed.The children loved it. The golf club house is a gem. We had dinner in the castle one night and it was wonderful. Highly... More 

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Ireland
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11 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Four of us (two couples) spent the weekend at one of the Lodges at Waterford Castle. The Lodge was very spacious and comfortable with everything we needed to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable. The lodge is for up to 6 adults and there was plenty of space for 6 including 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The beds were very... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Spent a wonderful evening here with the King/Queen package. We enjoyed the grounds and found the island as a whole to be very charming. The dinner was the best meal we had on our 10 day trip to Ireland and was fresh and innovative. We enjoyed a coffee in the lounge after dinner. This was a great stay and a... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fabulous weekend in Waterford Castle. It's a very relaxing break which starts with the short ferry trip to help create the sense of escape. The hall sets the atmosphere with a nice fire greeting you as you enter and relaxing sofas to enjoy the scene. The bedrooms were spacious and warm, with old style bathrooms. The food was... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were given a gift of a one night stay in Waterford Castle, which we had never been to. It's a unique location in my experience. It starts with the boat crossing to get to the island. This is an original authentic castle hotel with all of the trimmings, not just a modern extension. The main reception is really impressive,... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here with my husband as my Christmas present, stayed the Recency suite, it was lovely room had bedroom hall, writing room and bathroom with a beautiful roll top bath. The rooms are old worldly nothing lavish but you can sense the grandure with out going over the top. We had a meal in the restaurant (part of package) food... More 

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Hobart
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I knew the history of Waterford castle, we gave up seeing the Waterford crystal show place and found our way to the little ferry whereby one can take your car onto Waterford Island. We didn't stay at the hotel but wandered into the reception area on the ground floor and thoroughly enjoyed it.we were made quite welcome... More 

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Helen C, General Manager at Waterford Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are always delighted when visitors to the Island have a wonderful experience. The Island is a magical place, a great place to take a stroll and the Golf Course is second to none in the region. I look forward to sharing your review with the entire team... More 

Leinster
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in February with some friends in one of the lodges for one night. The lodges were very high spec, comfortable and clean. Very high standard and good value for money. A few days before my stay, I received a call from the hotel to confirm the booking, with a recommendation that I book at table in the bar... More 

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Helen C, General Manager at Waterford Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments in relation to your recent visit to Waterford Castle. I was disappointed to read that some aspects of your visit to The Castle were disappointing and I would like to apologise for the shortfalls experienced and the distress caused to you and your friends. We have a long... More 

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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a weekend in one of the houses on the island. On arrival we were given the keys to the house and first impressions were good. The house was very clean and spacious, however are in a need for a good paint job on the outside. Our house was roasting, heat was on 49 degrees!!! Large sitting room and... More 

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Helen C, General Manager at Waterford Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to post your review, and give us such wonderful feedback on your stay at The Garden Lodges here at Waterford Castle. They are a home away from home the advantage of being on an Island is the tranquillity. I am glad to see you were able to explore the island and enjoy... More 

Wicklow, Ireland
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed un Waterford city and booked Waterford Castle for afternoon tea for a group if 13 ladies for a hen weekend. The staff were very helpful as we decorated the room we were in. We had the tea party in the conservatory, beautiful setting and grounds. Would recommend a visit, only about 10 minutes drive from the city and for... More 

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Helen C, General Manager at Waterford Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to post your review and give us such wonderful feedback. We are very fortunate to have such a unique property and are delighted that you enjoyed Afternoon tea with us. The ferry trip is an added bonus and we hope you all enjoyed the Hen Weekend in Waterford. I will share your... More 

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