Waterford Castle Hotel and Golf Resort
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The Island, Ballinakill, Waterford, Republic of Ireland
Mr Stephen O'Connor
The four-star Waterford Castle Hotel and Golf Resort is located five minutes drive from Waterford city. Situated on its own private island, the luxurious castle boasts eloquently decorated accommodation, award-winning dinning and its own golf course.
Waterford Castle Hotel and Golf Resort is one of the most acclaimed castle hotels in Ireland, having welcomed and charmed the most discerning travellers for decades. The castle is a legendary luxurious retreat of world class standing, offering superb castle accommodation near Waterford City.
The castle hosts 13 deluxe bedrooms and five suites, each eloquently decorated to the highest standard. Each of the five suites has a private sitting room and 14 deluxe bedrooms are ensuite twins and double/kings.
Waterford Castle Hotel also offers three bed, self-catering holiday homes that sleep six people and have been fitted out to the highest standards.
The warm ambience of the award-winning Munster Room Restaurant with its wonderful oak panelled walls and ornate ceiling is complemented by a great cellar and exciting seasonal menus. Alternatively you can dine in the Grand Entrance Hall, the Fitzgerald Room or in the Golf Club House.
The island also hosts its own challenging 18-hole par 72 Championship Parkland Golf Course, designed by Ireland's legendary golfing hero and twice Ryder Cup player, Des Smyth. Lessons can be arranged with the Islands own Golf Pro. There are also plenty of other activities to entertain all the family from clay pigeon shooting to curling up by a roaring fire.
Experience a wonderful sense of anticipation as you make the short crossing by ferry to the island and travel the beech-lined drive to Waterford Castle. As you enter the massive studded oak doors you will be embraced by the Castle’s 500 year history, the carved stone and wood panelled hall, with its Jacobean style antiques and intricate original tapestries.