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 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
by Aine & Brianon Fri, 12th January, 2018
From the first moment we stepped in the door of Waterford Castle we were made to feel welcome and important. No request was too big and our wedding manager, Linda, went above and beyond to ensure we had the day we wanted. The atmosphere in the Castle at Christmas time was magical and really added to our day. The food ... Read More
by Sarah & Robon Fri, 29th December, 2017
We're a little late in sending you through our feedback but hoping better late than never is ok! We cannot thank you enough for the wonderful day/weekend that we had at our wedding in June 2017! From day one (at our whistle-stop!) first visit we totally fell in love with Waterford Castle. We had already looked at so many other ... Read More
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