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 Michael & Claireon Tue, 17th January, 2017
Waterford Castle was the perfect venue for our wedding. From the first meeting to the day we left after the wedding, we were made to feel very special. The setting and castle is stunning, the food was brilliant, and the staff were wonderful. All our guests commented on how much they'd enjoyed the day. Many thanks!
by Stephanie & Davidon Mon, 2nd January, 2017
My wife and I got married at Waterford Castle in September 2016. As we live abroad (Canada), we visited the venue in June the prior year to walk the grounds, do our tasting, meet the staff and begin planning the day. From the outset Gillian and her team were excellent. They are experts at what they do and were always ... Read More
by Laura & Alexon Wed, 28th December, 2016
"What a wonderful experience my husband, guests and I had at Waterford Castle for our wedding November 2016. We were so fortunate to have the assistance of Gillian who did an exceptional job coordinating our wedding. She clearly is a very organized individual who has a lot of experience doing what she does. She is without a doubt committed to ... Read More
by Sarah & Neilon Sun, 11th December, 2016
From the very beginning when we first started looking at Waterford Castle as a venue, right up until our wedding day we were made to feel special and relaxed. Nothing felt like it was too big an ask of the staff and we knew everyone wanted us to have the best possible experience from start to finish. The food was ... Read More
by Maggy & Darrenon Sun, 11th December, 2016
From the moment we arrived in Waterford Castle for our very first visit we knew this is the place we wanted to get married. It was a miserable rainy day in November when we drove down to Waterford and when we arrived we were welcomed in a lovely cosy reception area with the fireplace. We knew straight away we wanted ... Read More