Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Resort - An enchanted 310-acre private island
- Bar Facilities
- Licence For Conducting Ceremonies
- Licensed For Alcohol
- One Wedding A Day
- Outdoor Receptions
- Overnight Accommodation For Guests
- Overnight Accommodation For The Bridal Party
- Spa Facilities
- Space For Between 100 - 200 Guests
- Space For Up To 100 Guests
Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Resort, Ireland’s only Island Castle is set on an enchanted 310-acre private island. One of Ireland’s most acclaimed hotels, located on the River Suir, accessed by private car ferry over the King’s Channel.
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
Waterford Castle offers the very best of Irish hospitality sur-rounded by the gracious living of an elegant past with every modern comfort, service and convenience. The Castle’s 500-year-old history provides a stunning venue in the most beautiful surroundings imaginable. Past and present come together at Waterford Castle, where a rich and robust history blends seamlessly with contemporary comfort and luxury to make it a key component of Ireland’s Ancient East. Originally erected as a single stone tower during medieval times, Waterford Castle has evolved into an extraordinary internationally renowned destination, with magnificent halls and rooms, each ordained with fine art, period furniture and fixtures. Unique details can be found at every angle on the Castle structure from ornate original plaster ceilings to Elizabethan stone fireplaces. Settled by monks from the sixth to the eighth century, the island was taken and guarded by Danes during the Viking era. A long line of Anglo-Norman’s The Fitzgeralds owned and occupied the Castle as their home for eight centuries. The renowned Mary Fitzgerald a distinguished socialite who dominated the social world in the late 1700s to the early 1800s, was renowned for her amazing parties and spectacular events at the Castle. It is said that on her return to the family seat of the Waterford Castle she would be rowed in state across the river with 24 musicians on her elegant barge.
The love of celebrations continues today on the enchanted 310-acre private island, truly a dream destination.
Today The Island Resort’s 16th Century Castle offers luxury, secu-rity and privacy like few other destinations. Experience a won-derful sense of anticipation as you enter the massive studded oak doors on your wedding day as husband and wife, to celebrate the most romantic and memorable occasion of your lives with those your half dear. Waterford Castle hosts the most romantic weddings in Ireland’s Ancient East from small intimate Gatherings to large traditional and formal receptions. The award winning wedding Coordinators will make your wedding dreams come true. Their attention to detail, commitment and professionalism will make this a day of magical memories.
Dining at Waterford Castle provides an opportunity to taste the best of traditional and contemporary Irish cuisine.
The Resort’s Head Chef holds the prestigious award of “Best Chef of Ireland 2017” by YesChef Ireland. Under his direction the award-winning culinary team uses only the finest local produce and creates a truly memorable fine dining experience. The award-winning Munster Room Restaurant is critically acclaimed in the Michelin Guide and holder of two AA Rosette accredited. The Resort’s Mixologist was awarded the title of National Cocktail Champion 2017 by BAIreland.