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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

As most couples do, we had quite a set idea from what we wanted from our wedding day. Good food was primary, as well as a relaxed but classic feel to the day. Waterford castle were so flexible, they can be as formal or informal as you want. The venue itself is so beautiful and individual we didn't feel the...

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St Mullins, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here in December for my daughter's wedding. We had the most amazing and magical experience. Absolutely faultless. Thank you for a wonderful and memorable stay. The rooms were so comfortable. Extremely friendly staff.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here on a whim while booking for stops across Ireland. Booked a townhouse on the property and it was fantastic! Had supper in the castle and it was great! If you are into history, this is for you. The windows are actually granite framed with cast iron and glass. Hotel is very well kept up and grounds are amazing....

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely relaxing few days away. Family of four with Grandparents shared lodge. Enjoyed meal at clubhouse - food and service both good. Took long walks and had tea and scones by the fire in the main castle. Overall excellent value for money but must book meals in advance as there is limited seating - this is a little inconvenient and...

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Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely dinner with the family on the 27th. As always food, service and surroundings were lovely. The menu was excellent and the wind list superb. I love this place and will be back soon. Best wishes for 2017.

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

Dear Cliff, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are delighted to read that you and your family enjoyed Dinner with us recently We look forward to seeing you again soon. Happy New Year Kind Regards Helen Courtney

Dungarvan, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in one of the lodges in Waterford castle as at the time of booking the main residence was fully booked. The lodges are well kitted out but we were only staying for one night so the amenities were of no real use to us. At check in the receptionist informed us that the dinning room was booked out...

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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 post your comments. I was saddened to read that your experiences here on our Island Resort were so disappointing. The Lodges at Waterford Castle are normally very popular. They offer spacious self catering accommodation for individuals, families and groups and sleep six adults comfortably. I can understand that on this occasion...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this hotel for August next year because I loved the Castle. AFTER I booked and paid the deposit they emailed me and informed me that the castle was closed for a wedding during my stay. I would not have booked it had I known. In the terms and conditions they say that this could happen. However they told...

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

Dear Judi Your review is deeply upsetting to us all here. Having never stayed at Waterford Castle Resort it is unfair we believe that you are able to use this platform to express your views. On Thursday 15th December you made a booking to stay here on The Resort during your trip to Ireland in August 2017. The Castle was...

Meath
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely wonderful from start to finish. From the ferry across to the deer that great you on the driving to the hotel this place is magical. Room was superb, warm & spacious - everything you could possibly need & more. Dinner was delicious - the care & attention given was top class & much appreciated. Breakfast was also delicious &...

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

Dear Portiabelle, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. it is great to read that you had a truly wonderful time here at Waterford Castle. Waterford Castle is a magical place and we are delighted to be able to share it with our many guests. I look forward to sharing your comments with the entire team and...

Oceanside, California
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I am so upset at myself for only booking one night here. This was one of the highlights of our entire two week trip. Next time we visit Ireland we will be staying here for much longer. The excitement and feeling of specialness or luxury starts when you pull your car onto the tiny ferry that takes you across the...

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

Dear April, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us here at Waterford Castle. The Resort is a unique and wonderful place. A hidden gem that we are delighted to be able to share with our guests. It is great to see that you took the time to explore the Island during...

Reviewed 4 December 2016

The Waterford Castle is a very beautiful superbly restored building full of history and magic. The gigantic fireplace and Christmas tree awes your inner child with pure delight. The ferry and island itself are interesting and one of a kind experience. The food in the restaurant is yummy and imaginative. However, the service is terribly poor, you don't really expect...

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

Dear Roman, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. Firstly please accept my sincere apologies for the shortfalls in service you experienced here at Waterford Castle. I can assure you that this is not the norm. We pride ourselves on offering a service that is second to none. Our staff go above and beyond to ensure our...

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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
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Waterford > Waterford
Price Range: $187 - $432 (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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#2 Romantic Hotel in Waterford
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#7 Business Hotel in Waterford
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“Presidential Suite!!”
 of 5 bubbles patrockb, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in the Lodges, but all of them are quiet as about a ten min walk away from hotel.”
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“It really is a castle!”
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“The lodges are amazing”
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“All rooms are amazing, no tipp needed”
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