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North Wales, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wow what a setting. You take a short ferry ride on to the island and see deer whilst driving around. Stayed in the lodges in the grounds which are furnished to the highest of standard and everything being spotlessly clean. Total chill out location, I wish we could have stayed longer but will deffo be back. 😊 thank you for... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved our stay here! It was our splurge on our honeymoon to stay in a castle and this one was well worth the money! My only recommendation is that if you don't want to spend a bunch of money on room service or the Muenster Room, eat before you go to the island, otherwise those are your only options... More 

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seattle
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely place. Kate at the fn desk was so lovely and helpful wth pointing it places to visit..brat attitude! We stayed on the property in one of the lodges. They were so clean and spacious. A few concerns. There were no outlets in the bathroom. So,you had to do your hair or make up in the bedroom . There were... More 

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in one of the lodges which were well equipped & very spacious with three bedrooms two with bathrooms plus a veranda and a family bathroom,the living room kitchen was large open plan.The island was lovely with a wonderful well looked after Castle, travel to the island is by ferry every 15 mins

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for sharing your review following your recent stay with us. It is great to read that you had a lovely stay at The Garden Lodges and that you found the Resort and Castle wonderful. The Island Resort is a hidden gem that we are only too happy to share with all of our guests. Thank you... More 

Bluffton, South Carolina
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a rip off! Booked a room in the hotel and then we were told we would be staying in Lodges. Lodges are nothing more than time share condos. Large sterile and not even near the castle. We also ot eat in dinning had to eat in some golf pub. Go to the Grandville in town. Also the Castle is... More 

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for sharing your review following your recent stay at The Garden Lodges here at Waterford Castle It is regrettable that your experience was not what you expected. There is never an occasion when a guest books a room in The Castle and they are transferred to our The Self Catering Garden Lodges. The Castle can be... More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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108 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Waterford Castle is on an island with its own chain-ferry, which runs frequently. Once on the island, a sweeping drive leads up through woods to the main Castle building which is imposing and dramatic. It is a picture-perfect castle house with stone-framed mullion windows, historic plasterwork ceilings, country house mahogany furniture, Turkish rugs, and sparkling Waterford crystal. Our bedrooms were... More 

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. Waterford Castle is as you describe it. The Island Resort is a hidden gem both magical and unique harking back to a bygone era. We take great pleasure in sharing this wonderful place with all of our guests. Thank you again for sharing your comments. I hope you... More 

Lannon, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the self catering lodges at the Waterford . Self catering means you do everything , plus pay a small electricity fee. This is just like walking into IKEA. Using the washers was a long wait and on the average 2 hours per load. The breakfast at the castle was astonishing. ! They had artisan cheeses, homemade bakery... More 

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

Dear Betsy, Thank you for sharing your review following your stay at the Garden Lodges. The Lodges are ideal for families and groups and it gives them the space they require. The Lodges are self catering with spacious open plan living and fully equipped kitchens that does suit the guests who choose to stay. The Washing Machines have various wash... More 

Gearhart, Oregon
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75 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I and our two adult daughters stayed at this lovely castle/hotel while visiting Ireland. The rooms are exceptionally furnished and clean. We woke up to the birds singing and as we looked out our window at the lake it certainly gave us the sense of peace and relaxation. A very quite place.The beds were comfortable and the... More 

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

Dear Pat, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your recent stay with us here at Waterford castle. The Resort is a truly unique place that we are more than happy to share with all our guests. We pride ourselves on our award winning food and exceptional service and are delighted that you were able to... More 

County Wexford, Ireland
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned home from a great trip to lodges at Waterford Castle for a friends Hen Party. We were staying in the self catering lodges, each lodge slept up to six people in three double bedrooms. They has a fantastic open plan living and kitchen dining area, with four bathrooms and patio and bedrooms had a private veranda.During our stay... More 

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

Dear Sonya, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. The Island Resort is a truly wonderful place and the garden Lodges are ideally suited for families and groups. Once you reach the Island the pace of life slows and all our guests can immediately relax and connect with their new surroundings. For groups there are plenty of... More 

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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night as part of Ireland tour and were very impressed with the lodge we were allocated. The lodge is well equipped clean and modern with everything one could require with 3 comfortable bedrooms. We had an evening meal in the castle, which was excellent. We would consider this for an extended golfing family break in the... More 

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

Dear Steve, Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your stay at The Garden Lodges here on The Resort. It is great to read that you would happily consider the location for a family event in the future. The lodges are ideal and the Castle facilities are available to all our Lodge guests when not booked... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Tennis Court
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  • Golf course
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on its own private Island on the River Suir, Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Resort offers 4 Star Luxury Castle Accommodation nestled in the suburbs of Waterford City.Feel yourself travel through time as you make the magical journey by our complimentary Car Ferry to the 310 acre Island Resort.With an amazing history stretching back to the 6th century, wake up in Waterford Castle Hotel Ireland after a peaceful night’s sleep to the picturesque and enchanting scenes and sounds the island has to offer. Enjoy gourmet food served in our award winning Munster room restaurant and Fitzgerald Bar or simply relax by the large open fire in 16th Century surroundings.For family, group or self catering in Waterford our Island Garden Lodges are the perfect place to experience the South East.Island Activities include our 18 hole Championship Golf Course, our fantastic tennis courts, clay Pigeon Shooting or croquet on the Castle lawns.Waterford Castle also provides a stunning Irish castle wedding venue for an unforgettable Wedding Day. Imagine… A legendary Castle, on an Island Haven; exclusively yours. All in all Waterford Castle Hotel and golf resort provides a luxury destination to escape from life itself. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Resort

Address: The Island | Ballinakill, Waterford X91 Y722, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Waterford > Waterford
Price Range: $113 - $297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 67
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Waterford
#2 Family Hotel in Waterford
#2 Romantic Hotel in Waterford
#7 Business Hotel in Waterford
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