Waterford Castle Hotel

Avg. Rating (5.0 based on 132 reviews)
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30-125
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€75.00
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Waterford Castle Hotel Map PinThe Island, Ballinakill, Waterford
4 Star Hotel
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. The 16th Century Irish wedding castle offers luxury, security and privacy on a 310acre Irish island.

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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…..

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Average Rating: 5.0 out of 5 - based on 132 reviews

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by on Wed, 10th July, 2019
06/17/2019

A fairy tale wedding is what you get when you are with Waterford Castle. The grounds are beautiful, the staff is friendly and attentive, and you truly feel taken care of. From the time I woke up to the time we checked out the next day, I was never stressed or worried because everything was so detailed and thought out ... Read More

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by on Mon, 24th June, 2019
09/15/2018

We got married in Waterford Castle in September 2018. Gillian, Linda and all the wonderful staff were very attentive and helpful from the very start. The venue is stunning and full of character. Getting a ferry across to the castle made the whole experience feel like a fairytale. We had our ceremony outside, just in front of the castle in ... Read More

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by on Thu, 20th June, 2019
04/29/2019

Getting married at Waterford Castle was like a dream. Everything, down to the smallest detail, was handled with precision and care by the outstanding Waterford Castle team! World Class is the only way to describe the incredible staff, who go out of their way to make each and every guest feel special, and always with a smile. From the moment ... Read More

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by on Tue, 28th May, 2019
04/21/2019

We had the best day of our lives! Gillian and all the staff at the Castle put so much work in and made the whole day flow so smoothly. The venue is just the most romantic and elegant setting and we were lucky enough to be able to have our ceremony outside. The Castle is perfect for an intimate wedding ... Read More

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by on Fri, 24th May, 2019
05/01/2019

I had my wedding at Waterford on May 1st. It was a destination wedding as we live in Canada. We had about 56 adults and 10 kids. My husband and I previously stayed at Waterford Castle the year before as guests and loved our experience. This time around it was even better. I seriously cannot say enough good things about ... Read More

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