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Dublin, Ireland
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We spent a couple of nights at this resort just over Easter school term break. We stayed in one of the lodges which were excellent, 3 generous double bedrooms (2 ensure), the house was spotless, warm and had wifi included. We consisted of 2 adults and 4 children (ages 10,13,14,16). We really felt like we were getting away when we...

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Ireland
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We have just returned from our wedding at Waterford Castle. We cannot say enough in a small review to justify how grest the hotel is. The team, service, food, rooms are all of exceptional quality - if you are looking for a wedding venue, secure your date there ASAP. Cannot rate it highly enough!

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from 3 night break in self catering lodges at Waterford castle hotel. We were very impressed,the lodges are spacious and really well looked after,very clean and fully equipped with all kitchen utensils etc. Bathrooms spacious , with 2 large ensuites and a bathroom. The resort itself is beautiful on its own island. The kids love going over and...

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

Dear Tracy, Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your stay here on The Resort. The Lodges are as you describe, spacious, modern and well equipped for a family break. It is great to read that you all enjoyed your time here, exploring the Island paths and trails and encountering some of our Wildlife followed by...

County Laois, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a weekend here in Early December and the Christmas atmosphere was amazing. We had afternoon tea in the study. Could spend hours here again.lovely big open fires and a Christmas tree decorated so beautifully. Can't wait for our return visit next Christmas .

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

Dear Brid and Tom, Thank you for sharing your lovely review. The Resort is magical all year round but December is a wonderful time to visit. The days may be short and cold but inside a welcoming open fire in the Great Hall and our 18 foot Christmas Tree greets all our arrivals in spectacular fashion. The atmosphere we would...

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been staying here for two nights (leaving tomorrow). We have enjoyed every minute of our stay. From the moment we arrived, we were left speechless simply by the castle's encapsulating beauty. It is breath taking in all regards. It has retained perfectly its traditional heritage, whilst still providing all of the modern facilities you would require. Our room...

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

Dear Joseph, Thank you for sharing your wonderful comments. It is great to read that you really enjoyed your stay with us here at Waterford Castle. Your comments capture everything we stand for and want for all our guests. Jerri-Ann and Paula will be delighted to be mentioned, they along with all the Resort staff take great pride in their...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently got married in Waterford Castle (Feb. 2017) and I could not recommend the hotel enough. The staff were amazing from start to finish and Gillian, our wedding coordinator, was AMAZING. She took the stress out of everything that we had to do, no request was too big or too small. The day itself was incredible, our guests could...

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

Dear Jaclyn, Thank you for taking the time to post your lovely review. It was our very great pleasure to look after you both and your wedding party here at Waterford Castle. We love to host weddings. The Castle is a very unique venue perfect for a Fairy Tale Wedding. Our culinary team pride themselves on their cuisine and will...

Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with family for afternoon tea,It was a cold damp day and the castle had roaring fires and it was warm and cosy,The tea was lovely but I would prefer more savoury stuff and less cakes ,I didn't ask so maybe that's an option,The staff were friendly and polite very helpful in fact.The difficult part is having to leave the...

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

Dear Madison, Thank you for sharing your lovely comments. Afternoon tea here at Waterford Castle is a great treat and I am delighted to read that you enjoyed the whole experience. It was our great pleasure to look after you and we very much hope to see you again at some future date. Kind regards Helen Courtney

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply the best. Superb. They catered for all our needs we will be back again. We stayed in the lodges plenty of room. Great value for money. 5 course meal is exceptional. Great cooking facilities also in the lodge.

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

Dear Anita, Thank you for taking the time to post your wonderful review. It was our pleasure to look after you during your time on The Island. I look forward to sharing your comments with the team here and we all look forward to seeing you again in the not too distant future. Kind regards Helen Courtney

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very unpleasant experience at this property just last week. The bar area is extremely small and very pretentious - the sommelier and female bar attendant hardly acknowledged us and the bar attendant did nothing but wipe off glasses. She never once checked our drinks or asked if we wanted another or if she could take our food...

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

Dear Ljgoodsell, Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your recent stay at Waterford Castle. I would like to take this opportunity to apologise to you for the shortcomings you experienced and any distress caused. Waterford Castle is a small location. The Fitzgerald Room is intimate by hotel standards but very much in keeping with the...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Waterford Castle was amazing. The lodges were spacious and modern. We loved the staff and they were so helpful. Saw animal up close when ever we went for a walk. Waterford has lots of history and plenty to do.

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

Dear Shannon, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. It was great to read that you had a wonderful stay with us here at The Garden Lodges at Waterford Castle. The Island Resort is a great base for a short break whether you want to relax and just exploring the Island or explore the region. Thank you...

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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: $315 - $428 (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 Romantic Hotel in Waterford
#2 Family Hotel in Waterford
#7 Business Hotel in Waterford
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“All rooms are great!”
eurotrav09, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Book WELL in advance!”
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“The Suir suite is magnificent.”
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“The Presidential Suite is amazing!”
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