Waterford Castle & Golf Club - Ballinakill

ex. Waterford Castle Hotel

The Island, Ballinakill, Irelandshow map
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SuperbBased on  54 reviews
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Overview

The exclusive Waterford Castle & Golf Club Hotel provides guests with 22 elegant rooms as well as a designated smoking area, an elevator and parking. Featuring contemporary architecture, the hotel is opened since 1600.

The property is set 5 minutes' walk of the city center. A 35-minute drive will take guests to Kilkenny.

Waterford Crystal is 6 km from the hotel and Faithlegg Golf Club is about 3 km away.

Guests can reach Waterford Castle & Golf Club Hotel from Waterford airport within 15 minutes' drive.

Rooms

Waterford Castle & Golf Club Hotel provides guestrooms fitted with flat-screen TV, a private balcony, coffee/tea makers, a seating area and a personal computer. Waterford Castle & Golf Club Hotel features rooms with the river view. They have a stylish interior.

Eat & Drink

Residents can have breakfast in the dining area. The intimate restaurant offers fine meals.

Services

The on-site bicycle, limousine and car rentals are also available.

Relax

Leisure facilities include barbeque grills, a tennis court and a golf course. Hiking, horse riding and lawn tennis are provided on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   22.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Fitness/ Gym

Aerobics

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Sports & Fitness

  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Aerobics

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • Half board
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Catering service

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Secretarial service
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's menu
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club

Spa & Leisure

  • Garden area

Room view

  • Garden view

Room features

  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Fan/ Extractor
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Free toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Self-catering

  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooker

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Plug adaptor
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 2 pmFREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEExisting beddingFREEOne child3 - 12 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
12 years or adults
Extra bed
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
Getting around
Airports
Waterford (WAT)4.7 mi
Kilkenny (KKY)29.3 mi
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Reviews
8.6
SuperbBased on  54  reviews
  • 9.2
    Superb

    Beautiful location, welcoming and relaxing atmosphere. Excellant food. A real treat all round. Will be back!

  • 10.0
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    My family (of five in total) stayed in one of the garden lodges over Easter. The lodge accommodation was of an excellent standard, clean, and very well fitted out for a family stay; i.e. washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher etc. We were very easily able to use the facilities in the hotel, and enjoyed a superb Afternoon Tea and Breakfasts during our stay - the food was excellent. The golf club provided a reasonably priced alternative for an evening meal, especially with very young children. It was the small extra details that made the difference to the stay. The small herd of deer captivated the children, rackets and balls from reception (free of charge) made using the tennis courts easy and the driving range was a similar story.

    Nothing. Will definitely come again.

  • 10.0
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    We stayed at the lodges at Waterford Castle & it was amazing ! The friendliness of the hotel staff was second to none. Everyone was really helpful which was a relief as I had spoken to a receptionist before our arrival & she didnt seem that helpful. I would have no hesitation in recommending Waterford Castle or the lodges to anyone & it was great value for the money we paid. I am a fan & will be promoting the Castle Resort.

    There wasnt anything to complain about but I would suggest an information pack for the facilities offered i.e tennis rackets are offered free but we didnt know until the last few days also golf balls are only 2 Euros for 50 which can be used on the drive range but again we didnt know until the last few days.

  • 10.0
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    We had a wonderful weekend in your lodge, tall ships, weather and accommodation first class. Congratulations.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    House was lovely. 3 couples staying together. Lots of space. Great view of the Tall Ships leaving on sunday morning!

    Only one house key given between six people. Not acceptable as we had to hide key in bushes outside door each time we left as the reception is too far to be dropping off and collecting each time.

  • 10.0
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    Best value to stay in a castle!The food was excellent.My husband enjoyed the golf. We stayed only one night but this castle made our trip!!!!

  • 9.6
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    Nice to have to take the ferry to get onto the island, you really felt you were going somewhere different and a little exclusive. The lodges were very well set out and were fitted with all you could need. No RTE or Irish channels on the satellite meant you really felt you were away from it all, if even only for a few days. Would return, nice safe place for families with kids.

  • 9.6
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    Beauty, charm and relaxation in a romantic island setting.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    The location is fantastic and so is the building.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    I found the staff very plesant upon arrival. The bar food was very tasty but expensive.

    The service at breakfast was very slow. Locking the bedroom door was difficult as the lock was old fashioned

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere, good location, cosy and warm, clean

    Eating a little expensive, menu limited. Shower in room over bath, not very nice.

  • 10.0
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    The friendliness of all the staff , the food, the surroundings, the comfort.

  • 10.0
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    Beautiful setting, one felt a million miles away from a city yet it was just five minutes away. Luxurious, old-world comfort yet not stuffy. Lovely walks and wildlife. I loved the experience of staying in an historical castle.

  • 9.6
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    Beautiful location with lovely riverside and forest walks amid deer and other wildlife.Staff very friendly and professional.Food excellent.Dinner in the main restaurant is slightly high, but well worth it for the experience created by the castle decor,staff service and quality of the food.Another menu is available in the bar. A unique castle experience, added to by it's location and surroundings.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    The best part was the breakfast

    The TV remote did not work so the TV was effectively not usable

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Highlights
9
SuperbBased on  54 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Family Hotels in Ireland

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Good to know
Check-infrom 2 pmFREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEExisting beddingFREEOne child3 - 12 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
12 years or adults
Extra bed
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Waterford (WAT)4.7 mi
Kilkenny (KKY)29.3 mi
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