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Christmas 2020 in Waterford

The Island Resort has something for everyone this Christmas, from romantic Castle breaks to family fun in our self-catering lodges. If you're searching for the best hotels for Christmas in Ireland, Waterford Castle has everything you need for a great Christmas break in Waterford... 

❄︎ To view our 2020 Festive Brochure, please click here ❄︎

Gift Vouchers
Give them the gift of luxury with a Waterford Castle Gift Voucher, available for use across the resort including Castle and Self-Catering Lodge stays, Resort Dining and Golf! Our vouchers can be personalized and sent via email, as our final dates for postage before Christmas have now passed.

Christmas at the Castle
Treat yourself to a luxury Castle winter retreat this year at Waterford Castle. Share our love for the holiday season and take in our magnificent 18-foot Christmas Tree which adorns the Great Hall. Enjoy a one night winter stay for two including breakfast, from €179, or a two night stay including dinner on both evenings and breakfast from €540.


Family Staycations in Waterford
Experience the best Christmas hotel break in Waterford for families with a Winter stay on the Island at Waterford Castle Resort.

Our warm and inviting 3 bedroom self-catering lodges are ideal for families looking for a staycation in Waterford this Christmas.
Located on a tranquil island just minutes drive from Waterford City Centre, Waterford Castle is the ideal venue for those visiting the popular Winterval Festival, which will take place from December 4th to December 23rd 2020.

Santa in Waterford Castle 2020
This Winter Santa will come to call at your Island Lodge at Waterford Castle! This exclusive resident-only opportunity will see Santa take some time out from running the North Pole to stop by and bring festive cheer (and some gifts!) to guests of our self-catering lodges. This unique event is ideal for those who would like to escape the long queues, the stress of finding parking and the other hassles that can often mar the delights of the festive season.

Festive Resort Dining
Relax in front of the fireplace or in the elegance of our Fitzgerald Room Bar with our Festive Afternoon Tea (served until January 10th), or indulge your senses with a fine-dining evening meal at the 2-AA Rosette Munster Room Restaurant. Explore the Island and feel the crisp fresh air before warming up in the inviting Kings Channel Clubhouse with a hot chocolate, or perhaps even a Hot Whiskey?

❄︎ Festive Afternoon Tea €35 per person, Sparkling Festive Tea €42.50 per person
❄︎ Fine-Dining in the Munster Room €60 per person | 3 Course Casual Dining in the Castle €40 per person
(Please note our Festive Afternoon Tea will served until Sunday 10th January 2021, after this our usual Afternoon Tea menu will be served.)

Festive Foods & Gift Hampers
To help raise your spirits, this year we will have even more of our delectable home made produce available, including our ever popular Christmas puddings, mince pies and selection of preserves, available to purchase at Castle reception.

Celebrate New Years in Waterford Castle

Are you planning a trip on New Year's Eve? Looking forward to celebrating New Year's Eve breaks in Waterford? We have good news for you, New Year's Eve in Waterford is always an extraordinary experience! Plan your New Year 2021 stay with our guide to New Year's Eve and New Year's Day in Waterford.
New Year's Eve in Waterford is one of the most spectacular in Ireland and there's no better place to experience a winter wonderland than in Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Resort. We're celebrating New Year's Eve in style - with exclusive offers such as our NYE Pacakge with a 7 Course Tasting Menu and Cocktails, that make Waterford Castle Hotel one of the best places to create a holiday memory. It is true that this New Year's will look different than most due to the virus, but it is by no means gone. We're taking every precaution to make sure your safety comes first and create long-lasting holiday memories for you. Waterford Castle will offer several precautionary safety measures.

If you wish to make a dining reservation or enquiry please contact our reception team on 051 878 203 or info@waterfordcastleresort.com.

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Christmas and NYE in Waterford FAQ

Is Waterford good at Christmas?

The days are short, and the nights are cold, but the magic of Christmas is a yearly event in Waterford that Waterford Castle Resort celebrates winter holiday with the local community and visitors. There are plenty of shops to find that perfect gift, cafes to enjoy a festive coffee or hot chocolate, and Christmas lights. The Waterford Winterval Festival is also a great feature with lots of fun activities for the whole family. In fact, it's undoubtedly one of the best experiences you are going to have during Christmas Break in Waterford.

How many days do you need in Waterford?
Depending on the length of your trip, and considering geography, 2 days as a minimum and a week as maximum should be good to get a captivating feeling for Christmas in Waterford. A week is just enough time for the highlights of Waterford as well as nearby counties such as Cork, Kilkenny and Wexford.

What is the best location to stay in Waterford?
Waterford Castle offers one of the most memorable Christmas holidays available and plenty of fun ways to enjoy it. We offer a unique opportunity for some of the best Luxury Christmas Hotel Breaks Waterford has to offer, with a dreamy atmosphere, and great family friendly Christmas breaks in our self-catering Island Lodges. We provide some best hotel Christmas offers as well as meticulous hygiene and sanitization. We also offer amazing ideas for you to make the most out of your Christmas.

What is there to do in Waterford on Christmas Day?
There are many different things to do in Waterford at Christmas like walks on the beach or around the empty city streets to enjoy with your loved ones. In addition, when you stay in Waterford Castle, there is no end to the activities you can do during your stay, travel to Waterford and experience the unforgettable winter holiday.

Where should I go for New Year's Eve in Waterford?

Waterford is a special place at the turn of the year with alluring activities. Get your dearest together at the luxury Waterford Castle Hotel and celebrate New Year's in Waterford. We offer a special, exclusive atmosphere at our Private Island Resort, with a convenient location close to Waterford City Centre.

What is there to do in Waterford on New Year's Eve?

Great entertainment on New Year's Eve is provided by many of the New Year's Eve hotel deals in Waterford. Waterford Castle offers a unique chance to enjoy a 2 day getaway to spend New Year's Eve in Waterford.

How does Waterford celebrate New Year's?

While this year may be different, New Year's Eve in Waterford involves traditions like gathering with your family to celebrate, attending parties with friends, eating decadent New Year's food and drinks, and watching fireworks displays. The celebrations generally continue into the early hours of New Year's Day, January 1.

Where should I eat in Waterford on New Year's Eve?

Waterford Castle offers one-of-a-kind New Year's Eve dinner in Waterford. The fine-dining menu in the 2-AA Rosette Munster Room Restaurant features accomplished and seasonal dishes providing memorable experiences. See Waterford Castle's Restaurant menu to see some of the best dishes in our luxury hotel.

Is December a good time to visit Waterford?
Waterford can be visited at any time of the year, we suggest planning your getaway for Christmas break hotels in Waterford when the trees are decorated and the lights are up, usually around the end of November until the beginning of January. There will be a real warm and inviting atmosphere.