Our Stay at Waterford Castle Hotel Resort Lodges

As you know, we enjoyed a glorious 8-day fun filled road trip. We started in West Cork, then drove to Cork City & carried on to Waterford. I’ve been loving creating blog posts & videos of our adventure because I am reliving it all again. Sadly, today’s post marks the last chapter of our road trip. It was last but certainly not least, our stay at the Garden Lodges at Waterford Castle Hotel Resort.

The Island Resort

Waterford Castle is situated on a 310-acre private island. It was the family home to the Fitzgeralds for 800 years. Now, it’s a luxurious holiday destination.


The Castle has 19 beautiful rooms & suites. They offer packages for weddings where the bride & groom may take over the castle making Waterford Castle private for wedding guests only. Its intimate setting would be a stunning backdrop to celebrate any occasion.


In contrast to the period Castle, the island resort offers 45 contemporary Garden Lodges. Each Lodge has 3 bedrooms, 3 and a half baths, laundry, kitchen, living & dining rooms. The Lodges are a short drive or walk from the castle. They have plenty of outdoor green space to enjoy a picnic & for the kids to play. There is a playground next to th