Location: Ballinakill, Co. Waterford , Ireland
Sleeping capacity (max.): 38
Wedding capacity (max.): 100
Venue price: from €1000
Venue type: Castle, Hotel, Luxury Hotel
Ceremony type: Legal, Symbolic
Features: Golf, Reception Room, Function Room, Gourmet Food, Restaurant, Privacy, Park
Nearest airport: Dublin Airport (181 km)
Our Reference: V00349
Steeped in Irish history, the site of Waterford Castle settled from ancient times, was ancestral home of the Fitzgerald family for 800 years. Change of ownership in 2015 breathed new life into the resort; priceless antiques were restored and rooms totally refurbished. True to its name, this historic 5* hotel for weddings wows every guest with a facade that shouts rich history and Irish castle.
Today, the castle comprises of 19 luxury bedrooms, one of which is the exclusive Presidential Suite. Make it your cozy hideaway for your wedding day! You can hold your elopement ceremony on site of the stunning Waterford Castle (indoors or in the garden, weather permitting), wine and dine in the glass conservatory and spend your wedding night in the best room of this historic 5* hotel for weddings— the Presidential Suite.
Waterford Castle offers an Elopement Package for two people to include the following: civil ceremony room hire & set up, Prosecco toast for the newly wedded couple, red carpet, overnight accommodation in the Presidential Suite (on the wedding night), private dinner & a bottle of wine in the Bridal Suite or in the beautiful glass Conservatory, and Breakfast in bed the following morning.
Small weddings that are not elopements, but rather intimate groups of less than 40 people where this historic 5* hotel is not hired exclusively, can have private use of one of the castle's function rooms to hold their ceremony and reception.
Larger groups of 40 or more guests can hire out the castle exclusively (taking all 19 bedrooms) for one or more nights. The difference between the exclusive and non-exclusive use of the Castle arrangement is that it wouldn’t be possible to have music (band and DJ) after dinner so not to disturb other guests.
Every room in this historic 5* hotel for weddings is bound to surprise you. One of the indoor spots for wedding ceremonies has a central attraction that breathes Irish history and culture. This area can accommodate a small group, making it perfect for intimate ceremonies.
After all the formalities, you can finally have your gorgeous wedding photos taken anywhere on the outskirts of the castle. Every outdoor spot around this historic 5* hotel for weddings lends a perfect nature-packed backdrop for your photos. Don’t worry about your guests as they wait because they will enjoy the view from the castle’s indoor reception areas.
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