The Island Resort’s 16th Century Irish wedding castle offers luxury, security and privacy on a 310acre Irish island. Recognized as the 7th of The 50 Best Hotels in The World & 3rd of the Top Ten Hotels of Europe by Condé Nast Traveler 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards.
One of Ireland’s most acclaimed hotels, Waterford Castle Hotel and Golf Resort is set in a privately owned island, completely detached from the mainland. In a truly picturesque location on the River Suir, access to the island is by private car ferry. Experience a wonderful sense of anticipation as you make the short crossing to the island and travel the beech-lined drive to the Castle. As you enter the massive studded oak doors you are surrounded by the Castle’s 800-year history, the carved stone and wood paneled Hall, with its Jacobean style antiques, and intricate original tapestries.
All 5 suites and 14 guest rooms are decorated to the highest standard and have the characterful quirks typical of a Castle, with elegant décor full of authentic period detail and antiques as well as all the modern comforts of a world class hotel.
Dining at Waterford Castle provides an opportunity to taste the best of traditional and contemporary Irish cuisine. The award-winning Munster Room Restaurant with its original oak paneled walls, ornate ceilings, dramatic portraits and painted scenes creates an atmospheric backdrop to a pleasurable dining experience, perfectly complemented by a comprehensive wine cellar. Critically acclaimed in the Michelin Guide and holder of two AA Rosette accredited. The award-winning culinary team under the direction of Head Chef Michael Thomas who was honored with the “Best Chef of Ireland 2017” by The YesChef Awards, uses only the finest local produce and creates a truly memorable fine dining experience.
The Island Resort provides a stunning wedding venue for an unforgettable day, catering for up to 120 persons in the Munster Room and Conservatory. The lush gardens, great lawn, 16th century Castle and the surrounding River Suir create a magnificent backdrop for photography. The Resort offers numerous activities for your family and guests from the 18 hole championship golf course to falconry, tennis, clay pigeon shooting and much more. Our award winning wedding coordinators are always on hand to oversee every detail of your most special day.
For more information on Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Resort please fill out the Enquiry Form below and a member of our award winning wedding coordinators will be in touch with you shortly.
Waterford Castle leave your worries at the shore…..
by Hannah & Paulon Fri, 18th May, 2018
We had such a wonderful day from start to finish. We want to thank Linda, our wedding co-ordinator for her dedication to us from day one and her help throughout. It was wonderful to be able to put our full trust in Linda to take care of everything down to the small details that we had been planning and thinking ... Read More
by Michele & Jameson Wed, 9th May, 2018
Waterford Castle provided a fairy tale wedding for us and our guests. It exceeded our expectations in every area. From arrival to departure, the staff were sensitive and responsive to our needs. The castle and island was beautiful!
by Cordelia & Asgeiron Fri, 13th April, 2018
This is a PERFECT wedding venue. Elegant, professional, and affordable. Looking back on our day now, we really couldn't have asked for anything else. They really made it great.
by Vivienne Barryon Sun, 18th February, 2018
Waterford Castle a dream location and venue , Our wedding recently took place at the Castle Dec 2017 We could not praise the place enough, a stunning setting, wonderful staff, excellent food , comfortable rooms and unbelievable attention to detail. it made our dream come true would do it all over again and wouldn't change a thing , a special ... Read More
by Janice & Caolanon Fri, 26th January, 2018
My husband and I got married on New Year’s Eve 2017 in The Castle and it was Magical! Gillian was amazing from start to finish! All the staff were phenomenal! The venue was decorated beautifully and the food was fantastic! Everything ran so smoothly on the day, Gillian had everything under control at all times! All the guests said the ... Read More