Waterford Castle Hotel
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.
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Reviews for Waterford Castle HotelAverage Rating: 5.0 out of 5 - based on 73 reviews
Reviews for Waterford Castle Hotel
by Anthony Schweppeon Mon, 21st November, 2016
We live in America and initially had concerns about coordinating our overseas wedding. That was until we met with Gillian and the staff at Waterford Castle. Their communication and planning was fantastic which made our lives so much easier during the run up to the day. Their attention to detail was spot on and our guests special requests were taken ... Read More
by Sara & Justinon Thu, 10th November, 2016
Superb. We hosted our wedding and reception at Waterford castle and it really made the day special, from the the venue, to the food, but most of all the staff. From a customer service perspective the staff are very friendly, welcoming, and open. If you are thinking of hosting an event in Waterford Castle my recommendation would be to stop ... Read More
by Gaynor & Jacobon Thu, 10th November, 2016
Jacob and I were fortunate to marry at Waterford Castle. With Gillian's experience and support our day was simply fantastic. We truly could not have asked for anything more. We had guests from Australia and the UK, all were overwhelmed with the service, accommodation and dining experience. The true uniqueness about Waterford is not just the outstanding surroundings, magnificent award ... Read More
by Kayleigh & Ryanon Wed, 19th October, 2016
I cannot imagine a better wedding day. From the moment we checked in and were reminded we had a very special day coming the next day to the time we left after our wedding, not only were we taken care of but our guests were as well. My family is still talking about how much they loved Illario the bartender ... Read More
by Laura & Ianon Fri, 14th October, 2016
We cannot thank the staff at the castle enough for everything they did in the lead up to our wedding and through the 3 nights we and our guests stayed at the castle to celebrate our wedding. It was perfect from start to finish and all of our guests complemented on how friendly all of the staff were and helpful. ... Read More