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 Noilin & Sebastianon Tue, 18th July, 2017
Waterford castle was a dream venue to get married, the history and beauty of the castle and grounds gave us a fairy-tale wedding well within our means. However, it was the service we received from all the all the staff from the first day we came to visit that helped us produce an extraordinary day for us and all our ... Read More
by Rachel & Eoinon Tue, 27th June, 2017
"Our wedding day at Waterford Castle was better than we could ever have imagined. From the moment we stepped off the ferry on a rainy February day to view the castle we were in love. In the months leading up to our wedding day in April Linda went over and beyond to ensure the day was everything we had imagined ... Read More
by Eleanor & Kieranon Tue, 20th June, 2017
We cannot recommend Waterford Castle more highly: the staff are unparalleled in their skill and professionalism, and the location is simply magical. Gillian helped us to create a wedding we could only have dreamed of. Our guests raved about their experience- the castle and grounds are perfectly suited to impress both young and old, locals and international visitors. We are ... Read More
by Bridget & Janeon Mon, 29th May, 2017
Words truly fail us when we describe our experience with Linda and her band of merry miracle workers in Waterford Castle. From the very first moment Jane and I were enchanted by both the team and location. What self-respecting romantic could resist having their own stunning castle and island for their wedding day? Deer roaming free, hares greeting us at ... Read More
by Katja & Patrickon Sun, 28th May, 2017
Waterford Castle is absolutely perfect for any special event. The wedding planning with Gillian ran exceptionally smoothly which made it incredibly easy to feel relaxed that things were taken care of correctly approaching the wedding. Considering we live in Germany and were only in Ireland twice prior to the wedding this was an excellent and professional job by Gillian and ... Read More