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 Nessa & Declanon Sun, 19th November, 2017
Thank you to absolutely every one at the amazing Waterford Castle, your professionalism and friendliness adds to the most stunning wedding venue in Ireland. We had absolutely no stress in the lead up to our wedding and we planned it from Australia! It is all down to the wonderful staff, especially Linda who was a gem and managed to do ... Read More
by Avril & Johnon Tue, 7th November, 2017
Waterford Castle and in particular Linda did everything in their power to make our day feel special. They paid great attention to detail for our small and intimate wedding. Our photographer loved the natural light and surroundings of the castle to make all the pictures look that bit more amazing The children present were kept occupied and all enjoyed their ... Read More
by Liz & Mitchon Tue, 17th October, 2017
"It's hard to pick one thing! Everything from our tasting up until and during our wedding day was seamless, stress free and perfect! Linda is incredible At her job! For a venue that caters for many weddings it is a testimont to Linda and Waterford Castle that we felt as if we were the first couple to ever get married ... Read More
by Catherine & Andrewon Thu, 5th October, 2017
What a fantastic weekend. From start to finish everything was sublime. The setting was obviously stunning but it was the Waterford Castle staff who made our wedding extra special. They were extremely helpful - from settling the pre-wedding nerves to making sure everything was where it needed to be on the big day. We couldn't recommend Waterford Castle enough. It ... Read More
by Alice & Kieranon Tue, 26th September, 2017
Waterford Castle was a magical venue for our wedding. Our wedding coordinator Gillian did all the hard work and made the whole experience a joy from start to finish. The staff were fantastic to say nothing of the food. We loved every minute. I would highly recommend the castle to anyone who is looking for a spectacular setting and a ... Read More