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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the time we arrived for a family wedding to the time we left we had a wonderful time. The weather was glorious (not that the hotel could take credit for that!) and the setting was stunning. The staff were courteous and efficient at all times. The service in the function room during the reception couldn't be faulted. Considering the... More 

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Ireland
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

As a family of 2 adults and 2 kids we chose to stay in one of the lodges on the island. This 3 double bed 3 bathroom with open plan living and kitchen suited us perfectly. Top quality fixtures and fittings. Easy to use cooker and other appliances were provided. Wi fi and satalite tv was great for the kids.... More 

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Simsbury, Connecticut
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely Irish Hotel. Stayed here summer of 2016. As of this date there was no ivy on most of the front as depicted in some other older photos. The front foyer has a beautiful large fireplace and you notice it as soon as you walk in. Even in August it had a fire going for ambiance. Our room was spacious... More 

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

Dear Nicola, Thank you for sharing your review. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us here at Waterford Castle. The Resort is a unique and wonderful place that rarely disappoints our guests. I am happy to see you had time to experience Dinner in The Munster Room Restaurant. The Restaurant holds 2 AA rosettes for... More 

Kilkenny, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped into the Waterford Castle Golf Club this morning for coffee and scones etc with my friend before heading off on holiday........have to say I was greatly impressed with the place,service,food etc. We were warmly greeted and looked after wonderfully by a really pleasant lady called Sonia who was well capable of answering our questions on the history of the... More 

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

Dear Carol, Thank you for sharing your lovely comments. It is great to read that Sonia looked after you so well in the Golf Club. Sonia will be delighted to see these comments. We are always happy to welcome all visitors to The Resort. Day trippers, Golfers and guests who travel many thousands of miles to experience what we and... More 

Morristown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiancé and I arrived at the Waterford Castle after just getting engaged and it was certainly a royal arrival. In order to get to the castle, you die onto a barge that shuttles you across the river to the island the castle is situated on. The staff in the castle was very accommodating and polite. As we entered our... More 

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

Dear MoLo Thank you for taking the time to share your review. Many congratulations to you both on your recent engagement.We are delighted that you chose Waterford Castle as the place to celebrate it. Waterford Castle is a very unique property, to say your stay was a truly unforgettable experience is high praise and we appreciate it. I look forward... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There aren't enough words to describe how amazing Waterford castle. The whole experience was breath taking! From the moment we got on the ferry it felt magical. The staff were so helpful and the food in the restaurant was out of this world. A lovely relaxed atmosphere with beautiful scenic walks & deer roaming freely around the island, it's an... More 

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

Dear Grainne, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. The Resort is a hidden gem, a truly special place that we are delighted to be able to share with our guests. We are delighted to see that you had an amazing time while here. We hope you have taken away some fantastic memories. We very much look... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our first trip to Ireland my wife and I stayed our first two nights at Waterford Castle. The atmosphere in the hotel was very authentic our room was very nice and the food in the restaurant was outstanding. I highly recommend Waterford Castle on your next visit to Ireland.

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

Dear Mike, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. Our Island Resort is a hidden gem and a very special place that we are delighted to be able to share with all our guests and visitors. I am happy to read that you enjoyed your time with us and have taken some great memories away with you.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was tip-top, Rooms lovely, fresh, clean with all facilities such as robes, slippers, tea/coffee-maker, fruit, loads of water, newspaper. Lodges on grounds and very suitable for families. Golf excellent. Food fabulous. Breafast room lovely & bright and great selection of fod. Really good value for August!

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

Dear Cormac, Thank you for sharing your review. It is lovely to read that you took the time to enjoy all the island has to offer. I look forward to sharing your comments with the entire team who work tirelessly to ensure all our guests have a memorable stay. I hope you have taken away some fabulous memories of your... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Waterford Castle for a friends wedding. The wedding itself was amazing from start to finish, it was like a celebrity wedding! The castle itself is beautiful, set on its own private idyllic island. We stayed in a 3 bedroomed lodge a short walk from the castle, and these were high spec, ultra modern self catering accommodation. In... More 

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

Dear Mikey, Thank you for sharing your wonderful comments. Weddings here at The Castle are always truly special and memorable. A true fairy tale venue for the Bridal party and wedding guests. The Garden Lodges are as you describe a complete contrast to The Castle itself, but a home away from home for wedding guests, golfers and families alike. Thank... More 

Bahia Blanca, Argentina
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39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our time at Waterford Castle. we had the King & Queen of the Castle - Two Night Break package staying in the Executive Suite. We loved the suite, we felt like we really were king & queen of the castle. Both the bedroom and living room were tastefully decorated in period style, the bathroom, with its clawfoot bathtub... More 

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

Dear Chris Thank you for sharing your review. Waterford Castle is a wonderful place that rarely disappoints. We are delighted that you were able to experience the magic. On arrival the Ferry journey really sets the tone for a relaxing break away from day to day life. It is great to see that you took the time to enjoy Dinner... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
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: $110 - $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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