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Waterford Castle Golf Club

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Address: | The Island, Waterford, Ireland
Phone Number: + 353 (0) 85 8666 817
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Waterford Castle Hotel and Golf Resort

You can truly leave your worries at...

Waterford Castle Hotel and Golf Resort

You can truly leave your worries at the shore with a trip to Waterford Castle Hotel and Golf Resort. This stunning resort, situated on a 310 acre private Island minutes from Waterford City offers a range of accommodation options from the 45 family friendly lodges to the 19 bedroom Castle.

The Resort’s 18-hole par 72 championship golf course. Designed by Des Smyth, former Ryder Cup Player & Vice Captain, combines the best of parkland and woodland areas including numerous scenic and strategically challenging features. In addition to the par-72, 6,814-yard golf course covering an area of over 200 acres. Waterford Castle Golf Club features first class practice facilities including a 300-yard driving range, practice green, short game area with chipping and putting greens, and a cutting-edge swing and golf performance center. Our highly skilled team utilizes the most advanced tools to help players optimize driver performance, make iron play more precise, dial in their wedges and fine-tune set compositions in our new Golf Performance Center with custom fitting. All this is set aside an expansive golf clubhouse, which also features a function room for private events, men's and ladies locker rooms and a golf shop that supplies the latest in golfing trends & fashion.

The Island Resort offers top quality food in The King’s Channel Club House and also the Castle’s award winning Munster Room Restaurant, critically acclaimed in the 2015 Michelin Guide and holder of two AA Rosettes.

The Island Garden Lodges are the perfect getaway for a weekend golf trip and a chance to challenge your colleagues and your game.

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Golfer's Paradise

I can't say enough about Waterford Castle Golf Club and their staff. Ryan Madigan, the club pro, was super friendly and was happy to outline the course for us. The grounds were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can't say enough about Waterford Castle Golf Club and their staff. Ryan Madigan, the club pro, was super friendly and was happy to outline the course for us. The grounds were well manicured and stunningly beautiful. We can't wait to return again some day!

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

Dear Chris, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We are delighted to read that your were very well looked after and enjoyed the course. Located on an Island makes the experience pretty unique. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Helen Courtney More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lodge was really nice on castle grounds. All the mod cons. Waterford is a great destination. Highly recommend Waterford castle lodges

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

Dear Rory, Thank you for sharing your lovely review. It was our pleasure to look after you during your stay at The Garden Lodges. We look forward to seeing you again in the not too distant future Kind regards Helen Courtney More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I and a friend played golf in a charity event. The course is very demanding but very fair and it was an enjoyable. we had a meal afterwords which was very good and good value

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

Dear Michael, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. I am delighted to see that you enjoyed your game of golf on the Resort and visited The Club House. We hope you find an opportunity to play the course again in the not too distant future. Kind regards Helen Courtney More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Love it . Really enjoyed stay in Waterford castle . Room was lovely and clean . Staff friendly and helpful . Food delicious .

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

Dear Alicia Thank you for sharing your wonderful review. It was our pleasure to look after you. I look forward to sharing your comments with the entire team here on the Resort who take great pride in their place of work and looking after all our guests and visitors to the Island. Kind regards Helen Courtney More 

Thurso, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The whole experience of going over on the ferry adds to the charm of this course. Great welcome in the pro shop and bar area where we had lunch. Lovely course with very good greens but be aware, it is a busy course.

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

Dear Grant, Thank you for sharing your review. The Staff at The Golf Club and Pro Shop will be delighted with your very kind comments. We hope to see you again in the not too distant future. Kind regards Helen Courtney More 

Vienna, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

The fifteen minute Ferry is just the beginning of this island adventure. There are really two segments to this trip. The Castle is a high end classic hotel and restaurant....where you can spend 55 Euro for high tea...and the Golf Club and Club house where you can have a reasonable lunch and play a round of golf. The best part... More 

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

Dear Moe, Thank you for sharing your review, we are happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us. The Ferry runs every 15 minutes throughout the day and the trip over is at the most 3 minutes. Once on the Island you have the 16th Century Castle and The Munster Room Restaurant. Dinner in this award winning 2AA... More 

York Beach, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

One reaches this castle via car ferry over what was the castle moat. The castle was sold in 2015 and it would appear the new owner is making some needed changes. The interior of the castle is breathtaking and filled with great historical beauty. Gorgeous dining room and tea room. Bathrooms are lovely!

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. The Resort is a very unique place full of history and old world charm. I am delighted that you were able to see that during your stay. Thank you again for your lovely comments, I look forward to sharing them with the entire team. We look forward to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic place to stay. The lodges are quit nice and I would highly recommend. Lodged are fully furnished with full kitchen, laundry, and linens furnished. Park directly in front of your lodge. The ferry ride is a nice touch.

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

Dear Joe, Thank you for reviewing your stay with us here at The Garden Lodges at Waterford Castle. We are always delighted when our guests have a great stay. The Lodges are a home away form home and ideal for families and golders alike. Thank you again for your comments. We hope to see you again in the future. Kind... More 

Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

I booked the lodges for family travelling to Waterford for our daughters communion and they were just perfect. Our party included adults and young children and the space was unreal with every home comfort imaginable. Check in was warm and friendly, my in laws were really made feel welcome by linda on reception who took the time to talk them... More 

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. The Island Resort is a hidden gem and a very special place that we are only delighted to be able to share with out guests. The Lodges here on The Resort are ideal for families and have all the comforts of home. Thank you again for your review.... More 

Portlaoise, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

This was our fourth visit to the lodges and have never seen them looking so well cared for. Someone must have been very busy during the Winter painting and decorating. We just love the spaciousness and comfort of the lodges. So clean and welcoming. They still manage to look so fresh and contemporary and offer superb value for money, especially... More 

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are delighted to see as return guests you are as enthusiastic as ever about the Resort. We are working tirelessly on making improvements all the time. Lovely to see that you had the time to enjoy the Island, The Play Ground and Island Walks. It is hard... More 

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