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 Barbara & Stephenon Tue, 8th January, 2019
Thank you to Gillian and all the staff of Waterford Castle for giving us our perfect day. We had the best day we could ever ask for and that was thanks to Gillian and all the wonderful staff in the castle. From the moment we first met Gillian, our wedding co-ordinator at Waterford Castle we felt so at ease. Gillian ... Read More
by Elisabeth & Daithion Fri, 28th December, 2018
We knew we would choose Waterford Castle as the venue for our wedding from the moment we drove onto the ferry to the island. It is a fairy tale location, bought to life by phenomenal staff. The castle itself is beautiful and from the moment you step into the reception, surrounded by the centuries old tapestries, you feel a part ... Read More
by Keara & Gustavoon Sat, 1st December, 2018
From the moment we walked through the door to view Waterford Castle as a possible venue for our wedding, we were treated like royalty. A private island, with a castle that you have to take a ferry to, if that wasn’t a wow factor I’m not sure what is. From our rehearsal dinner, to our beautiful wedding day, to our ... Read More
by Leah & Daveon Sat, 17th November, 2018
Almost immediately when we entered Waterford Castle, we knew this was a special venue. The grounds are beautiful, and the Castle it self gives off a magical vibe. We could not have asked for a more perfect location to have our wedding. I was a little nervous about planning the wedding from NYC, but Gillian was warm and friendly, extremely ... Read More
by Jody & Eddieon Fri, 2nd November, 2018
Waterford Castle as a wedding venue was an absolute fairytale, perfect from start to finish. Family and friends from Australia spent 2 nights in this magnificent castle and we literally did not want to leave. Everything from the wonderful staff, to the quality of the food and the brilliant grounds, was second to none. Our wedding day was seamless thanks ... Read More