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Kilkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Morristown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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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 1 week 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 

Manorhamilton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only spent one night here as part of an ongoing journey but it was well worth it and we will definitely be going back. When we arrived there was a wedding on and the hotel was basically closed off to everyone except the wedding guests. Totally understood and it was nice to see. The gentleman who saw us totally... More 

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for sharing your review. I am delighted to read that you had an amazing time with us. The Resort is very popular for weddings and on these occasions The Castle is closed to non wedding party guests. It is great to read that the staff here looked after you so well ensuring that you were able... More 

New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of four wanted to stay in a castle, and for the price this must be the best in Ireland. The Deluxe bedrooms were luxurious, with very comfortable beds and huge bathrooms. We enjoyed a well-mixed cocktail in the bar. In the morning we had a great ramble all over the island, and the children particularly enjoyed watching the... More 

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

Dear Josh, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted to read that you all enjoyed your short visit with us here. Waterford Castle is a truly unique place, a hidden gem that we are only to happy to share with our guests and visitors. The resident Deer on the Island are a welcome sight... More 

Dundalk, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at Waterford castle lodges with my family. Accommodation was fantastic ideal for a family with a few exceptions. We have twins aged 2 and all they wanted to do was climb the wooden staircase that had no child protection so maybe that's something the castle could offer. Also the walls in the lounge were a bit grubby could do... More 

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

Dear Caroline, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. The Lodges here at Waterford Castle are a home away from home with lenty of space for all the family. Your comments on the stairs are noted. All painting will be started again in October / November when business slows down in preparation for the following season. We... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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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: $109 - $299 (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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