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 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
by Mary Claire & Timon Wed, 29th March, 2017
From the moment we stepped in the main entrance we knew Waterford Castle was the place for us! Linda and all the staff did everything they could to assist with the planning leading up to the wedding keeping things as simple as possible making life very ease. On the day, we had complete confidence that everything would run smoothly which ... Read More
by Zoë and Josephon Sun, 22nd January, 2017
Our wedding at Waterford Castle really was perfect. Our coordinator, Gillian, was an absolute pleasure to work with and made the wedding planning process seem simple. From the moment we arrived, we were blown away by the level of professionalism and attentiveness by all of the Waterford Castle staff. Starting with the rehearsal and dinner the night before the wedding ... Read More
by Michael & Claireon Tue, 17th January, 2017
Waterford Castle was the perfect venue for our wedding. From the first meeting to the day we left after the wedding, we were made to feel very special. The setting and castle is stunning, the food was brilliant, and the staff were wonderful. All our guests commented on how much they'd enjoyed the day. Many thanks!