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 Laura & Ianon Wed, 11th July, 2018
We got engaged in July 2017 and I contacted Waterford Castle 2 days later and spoke with Linda Lanigan. We attended the wedding fair in Waterford Castle the following weekend and met Linda. She showed us around the castle and we booked our date for 6 months time there and then. Linda was fantastic, we met with her as many ... Read More
by Heather & Thomason Tue, 10th July, 2018
Waterford Castle completely exceeded all of our expectations for our wedding! All of the staff was so friendly and very quick to help out. We had so much fun planning our wedding and meeting with Linda when we were in Ireland. All of the suggested vendors, as well as Linda, made planning our destination wedding easy and exciting. The grounds ... Read More
by Sarah & Chrison Sun, 8th July, 2018
From the moment we set foot in Waterford Castle we knew without question it was the venue we wanted. The staff (in particular Gillian) were wonderful to deal with and went above and beyond what was expected. No request big or small was a problem, everything was possible. The setting was truly amazing and luckily we got the beautiful weather ... Read More
by Laura & Ryanon Wed, 4th July, 2018
From the moment we drove off the ferry we knew Waterford Castle was a special place. We really wanted an exclusive venue where it was just us and our guests for the weekend. The Castle bedrooms were stunning and the affordable modern lodges on the island was a real bonus for us with so many guests traveling. Gillian, our wedding ... Read More
by Ann & Terryon Mon, 18th June, 2018
From when we first visited Waterford Castle we knew this was the venue for us. Having exclusive use of the castle and the availability of the excellent self-catering lodges to accommodate all guests was a key factor in our decision. Our wedding coordinator Linda listened to our requests with regard to the type of wedding we were looking to create ... Read More