Waterford Castle Hotel

Avg. Rating (5.0 based on 121 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 121 reviews

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by on Fri, 2nd November, 2018
09/26/2018

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

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by on Tue, 16th October, 2018
08/24/2018

A truly wonderful wedding venue, a place to make dreams come true, it excelled all of our expectations, the professionalism of the staff was second to none, the food was fantastic and the Castle, the lodges and the grounds are amazing.

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by on Fri, 5th October, 2018
09/13/2018

Magical! Everything about this wedding venue is magical. The beautiful location, the service, the staff, the food, the gorgeous rooms, the organization of the evening was all just perfect. I could go on for days about how amazing this wedding experience was for us and our family and friends. Just do it if you are on the fence it’s worth ... Read More

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by on Tue, 25th September, 2018
06/19/2018

We decided to do a destination wedding in Ireland, and we are SO happy we chose Waterford Castle! Everything about our two days on the island was magical, from arriving on the ferry to exploring the grounds, having the castle to ourselves and our guests, the excellent food and attentive staff, we cannot say enough good things! Gillian was so ... Read More

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by on Mon, 24th September, 2018
07/14/2018

We got married in Waterford Castle in July 2018 and we had the most amazing wedding and would highly recommend it as a venue. We had a magical day, from coming over on the ferry, to having such expansive and beautiful grounds to take our pictures in, to a fabulous outdoor drinks reception with the castle as the background, and ... Read More

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