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

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...

Ancaster, Canada
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Beautiful old castle - on it's own island. Staff are excellent and a very good dining room. Favourite room was the bar - be sure to stop in for a drink -- best bartender ever - not only is he impeccably trained but he's like an artist with his cocktails. Grounds are stunning - watched guests skeet shooting.

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

Dear Ginny, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Illario is a fantastic mixologist and his cocktails are memorable. The Fitzgerald Bar is a must if you are coming to Waterford Castle. I look forward to sharing your comments with Illario and we hope to see you again soon at Waterford Castle. Kind regards Helen Courtney

Sudbury, Canada
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We stayed at Waterford Castle as part of a Royal Irish Tours self-driving holiday. It was the nicest stay on our tour. This was a genuine castle without modern room additions or out buildings. A limited number of rooms in a truly beautiful building on a historical site. There was also a lot of nice antiques furniture and details to...

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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 wonderful comments following your recent stay. We are delighted to read that Waterford Castle was the highlight of your trip. Waterford Castle is truly unique. A genuine Irish Castle steeped in history and a beautiful place to escape. We look forward to seeing you again at some future date. Kind regards Helen Courtney

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We loved this hotel. The ferry is easy and convenient, the grounds are immaculate, the service is outstanding, the rooms are beautiful. There was a wedding there the day we were leaving...must be a gorgeous location for a wedding!!

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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 review. You describe the Resort just as it is. Great Hotel Great Staff Great Location. We are a fairytale location of weddings any time of the year Spring Summer Autumn or Winter. Having exclusive use of The Castle for you and your guests make for memories that last a...

Brattleboro, Vermont
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Just passing through, we were able to book one of the lodges for a night, and we were thrilled - especially for the price! It was two floors, the 2nd floor had three bedrooms and two baths. The downstairs had a comfy living room and a kitchen with an island and stools and a dining area. It also had a...

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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. It is great to see that you enjoyed your short stay with us here on The Island. The Lodges are a great alternative to an hotel room and out side of Holiday season they are great value. I am delighted to read that you had the time to visit the Castle during...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The castle is a lovely size big enough to feel like you are in one but not too big to feel lost. The lobby has comfortable lounges and a big open fire, great to sit around with a glass of red plus a separate bar area. The staff were fantastic, dinner in the restaurant was amazing. The rooms are spacious...

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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 review. It is great to read that you enjoyed a wonderful stay with us here at Waterford Castle. The Island Resort is truly a wonderful and magical place that we are all delighted to be part of and especially to be able to share with our guests. It is...

Springfield, Illinois
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Welcomed by friendly and helpful staff, I was amazed by the beauty of the castle in the property it was resided on. The rooms were lavishly presented, cozy, provided with everything you would need and more. The bar area was a beautiful room with paintings and tables with excellent service and snack food options from local food providers in the...

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

Dear Mjac, Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful review. The Resort is very much as you describe it. The Island is a wonderful and magical place and all the staff take great pride in it and ensuring our guests have a memorable stay. I am delighted to read that you had the time to explore all...

Reviewed 22 October 2016

We stayed in a lodge, a little bit away from the castle in the middle of a 17 day trip to Ireland. It was so great to have a break from staying in hotels, and eating out twice a day. We were also able to do some laundry, which was nice. The lodge had a full size kitchen, 3 bedrooms...

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

Dear Mieke, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. The Lodges here on the Resort are a great alternative to staying in an Hotel. They are fully equipped houses with plenty of space to relax and explore the Island or Waterford itself. The Restaurant at The Golf Club caters for our golfers and guests. It is very...

Essex, Connecticut
Reviewed 22 October 2016

loved it here one of the best places we stayed in on our trip to Ireland. we will come back and visit here again! so much to see in Waterford but we just had not got enough time! staff are so friendly and will go out of there way to help you in what ever way they can!

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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 review following your recent stay with us here at Waterford Castle. It is always great to hear when our guests having travelled such distances leave having experienced a memorable stay. I look forward to sharing your comments with the team here. We very much look forward to seeing you...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed for just 1 night and it was exceptional. Food beautiful and service great. Lovely to wander around the grounds and relax. Thanks for a great stay and we will be recommending to friends. Old world charm at its best

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Dear Deb, Thank you for taking the time to share your lovely review. It was our pleasure to have you stay here at Waterford Castle. We look forward to seeing you again in the not too distant future. Kind regards Helen Courtney

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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 - €282 (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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“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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