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Waterford Castle Golf Club

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Address: | The Island, Waterford, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 85 866 6817
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Waterford Castle Hotel and Golf Resort

You can truly leave your worries at...

Waterford Castle Hotel and Golf Resort

You can truly leave your worries at the shore with a trip to Waterford Castle Hotel and Golf Resort. This stunning resort, situated on a 310 acre private Island minutes from Waterford City offers a range of accommodation options from the 45 family friendly lodges to the 19 bedroom Castle.

The Resort’s 18-hole par 72 championship golf course. Designed by Des Smyth, former Ryder Cup Player & Vice Captain, combines the best of parkland and woodland areas including numerous scenic and strategically challenging features. In addition to the par-72, 6,814-yard golf course covering an area of over 200 acres. Waterford Castle Golf Club features first class practice facilities including a 300-yard driving range, practice green, short game area with chipping and putting greens, and a cutting-edge swing and golf performance center. Our highly skilled team utilizes the most advanced tools to help players optimize driver performance, make iron play more precise, dial in their wedges and fine-tune set compositions in our new Golf Performance Center with custom fitting. All this is set aside an expansive golf clubhouse, which also features a function room for private events, men's and ladies locker rooms and a golf shop that supplies the latest in golfing trends & fashion.

The Island Resort offers top quality food in The King’s Channel Club House and also the Castle’s award winning Munster Room Restaurant, critically acclaimed in the 2015 Michelin Guide and holder of two AA Rosettes.

The Island Garden Lodges are the perfect getaway for a weekend golf trip and a chance to challenge your colleagues and your game.

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A nice break from really tough courses

If you are a golfer visiting Ireland, you're probably playing some really difficult courses… and having a great time. But if you are in the Waterford area, and want a slightly... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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New Hamburg, Ontario
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New Hamburg, Ontario
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are a golfer visiting Ireland, you're probably playing some really difficult courses… and having a great time. But if you are in the Waterford area, and want a slightly less challenging experience on a unique course, Waterford Castle Golf Club is a good choice. It's in a unique locale – the only things on this island are the... More 

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monaghan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second stay in the garden lodges at waterford castle. They are perfect for families. We booked 3 lodges together for a family get together and they were perfect. The kids loved the freedom and were able to go from house to house safely. They loved the playground especially the zip line. It's was a very enjoyable weekend... More 

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Helen C, General Manager at Waterford Castle Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear Brid, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. The Island Resort is a truly wonderful place and the Lodges are the perfect base for family breaks. There are plenty of activites to keep kids of all ages entertained on the Island but The Playground and the sightings of Deer and other wildlife along our Island walks... More 

lisburn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We called for a break and to revisit this hotel after over twenty years and it still is a very interesting hotel. You gain access to the hotel by ferry and we found this very interesting.The first thing we saw on landing on the island was a herd of Sika deer grazing on the golf course. Very friendly and helpful... More 

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Helen C, General Manager at Waterford Castle Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear Roy, Thank you for sharing your review. It is lovely to read that you came to visit having last visited some 20 years ago. I am delighted that the staff you encountered were helpful and friendly. I hope that the Island was as you remembered it, the Castle has not changed much in that time but I am sure... More 

Bluffton, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Waterford Castle and we ate here while walking. Very friendly to Americans and I suspect everyone. We had a hamburger and soup. Very tasty. The highlight was the good service and the friendliness of the golf patrons.

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Helen C, General Manager at Waterford Castle Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your visit to the Golf Club here at Waterford Castle. I am delighted to see that you were well look after by our staff and found the food to be tasty. I look forward to sharing you comments with the team. We hope to see you again... More 

Galway, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Although it was not possible to stay in the castle, it was fully booked, we had dinner there. And well worth it. Elegance, subdued style, excellent food.

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Helen C, General Manager at Waterford Castle Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. It is great to read that you enjoyed Dinner here at The Castle. I look forward to sharing your lovely comments with the entire team you work tirelessly to achieve the standards that have set themselves. Thank you again. Kind regards Helen Courtney More 

Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Organised a group of 20 golfers to play Waterford Castle G C on Friday August 26th. The course is in great shape and a fine test of golf. Greens are magnificent and if you find yourself in Waterford don't leave without playing this gem

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Helen C, General Manager at Waterford Castle Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to share your review of The Golf Course here at Waterford Castle. Our entire Golf Team will be delighted with your comments. The condition of the course is due to their year round hard work and dedication. Thank you again and we look forward to your next visit. Kind regards Helen Courtney More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough about Waterford Castle Golf Club and their staff. Ryan Madigan, the club pro, was super friendly and was happy to outline the course for us. The grounds were well manicured and stunningly beautiful. We can't wait to return again some day!

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Helen C, General Manager at Waterford Castle Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear Chris, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We are delighted to read that your were very well looked after and enjoyed the course. Located on an Island makes the experience pretty unique. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Helen Courtney More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Lodge was really nice on castle grounds. All the mod cons. Waterford is a great destination. Highly recommend Waterford castle lodges

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Helen C, General Manager at Waterford Castle Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear Rory, Thank you for sharing your lovely review. It was our pleasure to look after you during your stay at The Garden Lodges. We look forward to seeing you again in the not too distant future Kind regards Helen Courtney More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

My wife and I and a friend played golf in a charity event. The course is very demanding but very fair and it was an enjoyable. we had a meal afterwords which was very good and good value

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Helen C, General Manager at Waterford Castle Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear Michael, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. I am delighted to see that you enjoyed your game of golf on the Resort and visited The Club House. We hope you find an opportunity to play the course again in the not too distant future. Kind regards Helen Courtney More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Love it . Really enjoyed stay in Waterford castle . Room was lovely and clean . Staff friendly and helpful . Food delicious .

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Helen C, General Manager at Waterford Castle Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear Alicia Thank you for sharing your wonderful review. It was our pleasure to look after you. I look forward to sharing your comments with the entire team here on the Resort who take great pride in their place of work and looking after all our guests and visitors to the Island. Kind regards Helen Courtney More 

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