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Dyer, Indiana
Reviewed 24 November 2016

My wife and I stayed here for 3 days on 2 week trip around Ireland recently and I have ot say this hotel is everything I was hoping for. We stayed in the main castle, as apposed to the lodges, and have to say that they have done a great job in ensuring that the you do understand you are...

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

Dear David, Thank you for sharing your review. Having travelled so far it is great to read that you had a wonderful and memorable stay here with us at Waterford Castle. Waterford Castle is a truly unique and genuine Castle. All the staff are delighted to be able to share it with our many guests. We want everyone to feel...

Grayslake, Illinois
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Best stay and service I have ever received. It was such a relaxing weekend, and I can't wait to come back and visit again. My husband actually proposed during our stay in the castle, so that was quite the surprise! :)

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for sharing your lovely review. Waterford Castle is a truly unique and wonderful place and we are delighted to read it is one of your favourite Hotels. It is a fairy tale location for a wedding proposal one of many happy memories you will cherish from here forever. Thank you again for your review. We all...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Just got back after having stayed for a couple of nights. We stayed at one of the lodges. Which are 3 double bedroom houses ( two on-suite and another separate bathroom) super modern with all mod cons and very spacious. The castle itself is like walking into Downtown Abbey and quite honestly stunning. We took a look and one of...

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

Dear Oliver, Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful review. Waterford Castle is a truly wonderful place. We are delighted you were able to experience all we have to offer during your visit. The Garden Lodges here on the Resort are a great base, modern with all the homes comforts you need while The Castle harks back...

Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I return again and everything is absolutely fantastic. All staff very friendly and professional. Every corner of the hotel is so pretty and cosy. The bedroom so nice also, comfortable and clean. Of course dinner in the restaurant i love it also, every dishes very tasty with dessert delicious and i don't want to forget service was very good. Thanks...

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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 share your lovely review. The Island Resort is a hidden gem, a very special place that we are happy to share with all our guests and visitors. As a return guest I am delighted to see that everything is as fantastic as your last visit. Thank you again for taking the...

Kenmare, Ireland
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

second visit in waterford castle, the reception and lobby are impressive , the room despite that was smaller than the one we got last year was very clean and cosy with every details of a five stars hotel , fruit plate , mineral water , good coffee machine , turn down in the evening ..... dinner was also outstanding (as...

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for sharing your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your second stay with us here at Waterford Castle. We pride ourselves on our great food, drink and service that is second to none. Dinner in the 2AA Rosette Munster Room Restaurant is a real treat to be enjoyed and savoured . Paula our Pastry Chef...

Dundalk, Ireland
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed in one of the Lodges a few days ago for two nights with my husband, our 2 kids and 2 other couples with their babies. We all stayed in the 1 lodge (6 adults, 3 babies & 1 toddler). There was ample space for all of us. The lodge was beautifully decorated, with a lovely fire lit when...

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

Dear Jacqueline, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. It is great to read that your stay was Absolutely Fabulous. The Resort is very much as you describe it. We love to see our guests go and explore all the Island has to offer from the great outdoors and wildlife to retreating into The Castle itself for...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This was such a wonderful visit! The staff could not have been more accommodating! Starting with sweet Jerri-Ann at the front desk who answered all my emails and made sure everything was perfect. The castle itself is beautiful. Our room was spacious and comfortable. The porcelain in the bathroom was gorgeous. We had an amazing dinner in the Munster room...

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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 share your review. It was our great pleasure to look after you. I am delighted to read that Jerri-Ann was able to ensure all your requirements were met, she will be delighted to be remembered. Waterford Castle is a very special place, I am happy to see you enjoyed Dinner and...

Reviewed 12 November 2016

I stayed at one of the lodges at the end of September 2016. The resort is lovely and part of me wished I had more time to spend wandering around the island looking for wildlife. It was an incredibly relaxing spot. The lodges themselves were spacious and comfortably could fit a family of 4-5 adults. For folks looking to stay...

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

Dear Gretchen, Thank you for sharing your review. The Resort is a very unique place where the pace of life slows down and you are encouraged to relax. The Lodges are a great alternative to The Castle especially for families, and are the ideal base to explore the Island and Waterford City. We hope you have taken away some fond...

richmond va
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We stayed at Waterford Castle recently and cannot wait to return! I have been to Ireland 13 times and love this beautiful country and it's charming, wonderful people. I have traveled throughout the country and had been to Waterford years ago but this was my first visit to the Castle and it is a little jewel on its own island....

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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 share your review. As a regular visitor to Ireland is it fantastic to read that you had a truly memorable stay with us here. The Island Resort is a very special and wonderful place, we take great pleasure and delight in sharing it with all our guests. We want our guests...

Texas, USA
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We arrived early for my son's wedding so we decided to rent a lodge. It was absolutely wonderful. I couldn't believe we had a 3 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath lodge for such an unbelievable price. We were able to relax in front of the gas fireplace, catch up on laundry from our prior week long vacation, cook our own meals...

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Dear Neana, Thank you for taking the time to share your lovely review. The Lodges here on The Island are a great alternative to an Hotel room especially if you have been travelling around the island of Ireland. With all the preparations and excitement of the wedding the Lodge I am sure was ideal and it enabled you relax and...

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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: €122 - €284 (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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Waterford Castle
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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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“The Suir suite is magnificent.”
 of 5 bubbles 268terric, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay in the castle. Not the lodges.”
 of 5 bubbles AimeeLally, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Presidential Suite is amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles CMaryL, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“suite.seperate sitting room. with televisions in both bedroom and sitting room.lovely view also of golf course”
 of 5 bubbles annamariao951, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“For families with young children I suggest taking a lodge house and avail of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Dublindays2015, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
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