Stayed here for 2 nights to visit friends who live in waterford city. Know the city really well as visit quiet alot. Hotel is in good location 5 mins walk to centre of town and 5 mins walk over bridge from train station. The hotel is new so obviously it is clean and looks well. There is nothing special about this hotel, no character and would rather spend time out of it then in it. The bar is sleek but cold with no atmosphere, same applies to the restaurant. We had a meal here one night and the food was ok, nothing special, so if not included in the deal eat elsewhere (try Goa Indian restaurant on the quay...best Indian food outside of GOA!) Breakfast was your bog standard self service with tea/coffee on request. The rooms are typical hotel room (holiday inn/jurys inn style). It is prob one of the newest hotels in the city and the more common hotels like the Talbot/Grandville/Bridge are probably quiet run down compared to it...but it just didn't do it for me....if you get good deal take it but only if you don't plan on spending much time hanging around it.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Fitzwilton Hotel,is located in the heart of Waterford City Centre and only 50 metres from the city's main train and bus station. The hotel also offers free on-site parking and FREE hi-speed WI-FI. All the city's main attractions are but a brief pleasant stroll from our doorstep. The hotel comprises of 90 sumptuous rooms and suites, each individually designed and decorated to the highest of standards. Many of these large spacious rooms offer the unique feature of floor to ceiling windows which give stunning views of the river Suir and the cityscape. Dining at the Fitzwilton is an easy option - Restaurant Chez - K's, as originally proclaimed by the Bridgestone guide to be a "must - do restaurant" in Waterford is simply not to be missed. Renowned locally and further afield for its stunning dishes and most famously for its mouth watering steak dishes, this restaurant will satisfy the most demanding of palettes in the most comfortable and enjoyable surroundings. If you fancy an after dinner drink, relax and unwind in the funky Met Bar. With soft leather lounges and modern lighting and art features, the Met Bar serves an array of quirky cocktails, international wines and beers and serves a delicious bar menu throughout the day and evening. The hotel is located in the very heart of Waterford City so everything you need is but a short walk away. So if you are coming to visit the world famous Waterford Crystal factory, walk the beaches of Dunmore or simply want to explore the delight and history of the 'oldest city in Ireland' you can be guaranteed of doing it in style at the Fitzwilton Hotel. "We look forward to welcoming you." Room Description: All rooms at the Fitzwilton hotel are en-suite and come with shower and bath facilities. Boasting some of the largest rooms in the city, the hotel offers a variety of rooms types such as: Double Rooms - comprising of large double Bed, Twin Rooms - comprising of large double & Single bed, Triple Rooms - comprising of three single beds. All the above rooms are extremely spacious and among the largest in Waterford City. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Fitzwilton Hotel Waterford