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Waterford Castle Golf Club

| The Island, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 871 633
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Best meal ever

Great experience, not cheap but you get what you pay for. It's most definitely the best meal I've... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Keith R
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tipperary
Scenic course - worth a visit!

It's not often that you have to take a ferry across to play a course, but Waterford Castle GC is on... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Annie G
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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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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  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“round of golf” (4 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| The Island, Waterford, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience, not cheap but you get what you pay for. It's most definitely the best meal I've ever had. A comfy bed, large bath tub and the trip over on the ferry helps to make you feel you're entering something unique.

Thank Keith R
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

It's not often that you have to take a ferry across to play a course, but Waterford Castle GC is on an island. The ferry is free and frequent and makes a great start to the experience of playing here. Great welcome in the Pro...More

Thank Annie G
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Situated on an island in the river Suir is the Waterford Castle golf club. Reached via its own river ferry you drive on / off your car and then via a lovely tree canopied drive to get to the clubhouse . The fairways are forgiving...More

Thank mlb186643
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Stayed in one of the houses that belong to the Castle. The facilities were first rate and super clean. Perhaps a lick of paint would have been good in certain well trafficked parts of the house. The circular walk around the Island is beautiful. The...More

Thank Michael F
TheIslandResort, Guest Relations Manager at Waterford Castle Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your wonderful review of our Island experience and your dining at the King's Channel Club House. "The evening meal (set menu) was superb; great wine list and very helpful and informative staff." Our goal is...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I went for my nannys birthday.We got great service.I got soup witch was lovely.I got beef witch I apsolutley loved it.I got apple crumble with custard witch was divine.More

Thank KimSheehan123
TheIslandResort, Guest Relations Manager at Waterford Castle Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for you for taking the time to review our property. We are so glad you enjoyed your "Nanny's Birthday" at the King's Channel Golf Club. Our function room staff are honored to host such wonderful milestone memories from birthday's, anniversary's, baptism's,...More

Reviewed 28 March 2017

This was my thrird visit to Waterford castle. I looked forward to my return visit as well as walking the island again and again. The 'voyage' from the mainland takes a total of 5 minutes. There was a delightful fire to welcome me. I was...More

Thank Frank2510
Helen C, General Manager at Waterford Castle Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Dear Frank, Thank you for sharing your lovely comments. It is great to read that on this your third visit to the Island you found things unchanged, relaxing and tranquil. I am delighted that you enjoy walking the Island something we like all our guests...More

Reviewed 2 March 2017

Catching the ferry over to the island sets up a magical round of golf on a challenging but beautiful course. Our weather wasn't the best but make the best of it. Staff and pro very nice and accommodating.More

Thank Brian B
Helen C, General Manager at Waterford Castle Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Dear Brian, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Golf here on the Island is a unique experience. It is great to read that you found the round played challenging and the course beautiful. We hope to see you again, perhaps later...More

Reviewed 2 December 2016

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...More

Thank paulnancytravellers
Helen C, General Manager at Waterford Castle Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2016

Dear Paul, Thabk you for sharing your comments after experiencing The Golf Course here at Waterford Castle. Our Golf Course is unique as it is on an Island on The River Suir only accessable by Private Ferry. The views and Island Wildlife are also a...More

Reviewed 14 November 2016 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...More

Thank bridp123
Helen C, General Manager at Waterford Castle Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2016

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...More

Reviewed 2 November 2016

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...More

Thank roy s
Helen C, General Manager at Waterford Castle Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2016

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...More

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billrafferty
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Dear Bill I regret we have no Pool here at Waterford Castle. Kind regards
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