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Self Catering Lodges In Waterford


The Island Resort offers 45 family friendly modern, self-catering lodges in Waterford, Ireland. Each lodge sleeps six people with three double bedrooms. 

Our lodges offer open plan living:
  • kitchen-dining
  • living room with satellite TV
  • laundry facilities
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • outdoor dining and picnic areas
  • Private veranda which overlooks the 18 hole golf course, gardens and wildlife, including our resident deer!
  • Complimentary WiFi throughout the lodge
  • DVD player rental with selection of DVDs

The self-catering lodges are the perfect location for families, golf trips, corporate gatherings or even a ladies destination with afternoon tea available during your stay (subject to availability). The lodges are a very comfortable vacation home in Waterford for a family of six, each room offering double beds and a pull out couch for little ones to avail of. 

Our Lodge guests can avail of all the Island has to offer, including Castle dining, or the bistro style menu and takeaway options at the King’s Channel Club house

Waterford Castle is among the best hotels with self catering Ireland has to offer, with a wide variety of things to see and do right on your doorstep, including the Waterford Greenway, House of Waterford Crystal and UNESCO Copper Coast.

Waterford Castle Resort Activities

This unique Island Resort offers activities for all the family, including:
  • Tennis/Basketball courts
  • 18 hole championship Golf Course
  • Driving Range
  • Clay pigeon shooting (*pre-booking required)
  • Nature walks
  • Playground
  • Falconry (*pre-booking required)

Resort Dining

Residents of the Island can choose from a variety of dining options, from treating themselves to an afternoon of our Castle Afternoon Tea, a memorable fine-dining evening experience in the luxurious Munster Room Restaurant or tucking into our bistro style menu from our Kings Channel Clubhouse. Sample menus can be viewed here

We also welcome residents to dine at our sister property, One the Waterfront. This stunning beachside venue offers a spacious cliffside terrace and panoramic sea views in Tramore, just 20 minutes drive away.

Nearby Attractions in Waterford

The Island Resort is surrounded by a host of attractions and activities in Waterford and surrounding areas in Ireland's Ancient East. Situated close to Waterford City Centre, the resort is a world away yet centrally located. Below is just a small selection of things to do nearby:

  • House of Waterford Crystal
  • Waterford Museum of Treasures - Bishops Palace, Medieval Museum and Reginald's Tower Viking Museum
  • King of the Vikings virtual reality experience
  • Mount Congreve Gardens
  • Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens
  • Waterford Greenway
  • Tramore Blue Flag beach
  • UNESCO Copper Coast Scenic Drive

Day Trips

In addition to the plethora of local attractions, Waterford Castle Resort is also an ideal base for full or half day trips to nearby counties. Historic Kilkenny town is just an hours drive North and is well-known for it's versatile attractions including the Kilkenny Castle and Gardens, Smithwicks Brewery Experience and Medieval Mile Museum. To the East, Wexford is home to exciting features such as Hook Lighthouse, the oldest working lighthouse in the world, and Loftus Hall, one of Ireland's most infamous haunted houses. To the West, Cork is full of colourful towns such as Cobh and scenic areas.

Self-Catering Lodge Queries

I’m staying in the lodges, where do I check-in?

Check-in and check-out is at the main Waterford Castle hotel reception unless otherwise directed by staff prior to arrival.

I’m staying in the lodges, can I visit the Castle?

Guests of the lodges may visit the Castle, including for dining, once there are no private events (such as weddings) being held. You will be informed of this prior to arrival. If you are unsure if an event is taking place, please contact hotel Reception.

I’m staying in the lodges, can I have breakfast at the Castle?

Guests of the self-catering lodges may avail of breakfast in the Castle at an added cost, subject to availability. Please contact reception prior to booking.

I’m staying in the lodges, do I need to bring towels?

No, the lodges are fully equipped and towels are provided. Additional linen and towels are available if required, at an additional charge.

Are the self-catering lodges wheelchair accessible?

We have a small number of lodges which may be suitable for wheelchair users or those with limited mobility, and feature no steps, a downstairs bedroom with wet room including grab rails at toilet, shower seat and rails. Please contact reception prior to booking to ensure availability.

What is provided in the self-catering lodges?

The lodges are fully equipped, including fridge/freezer, kettle, washing machine & dryer, cooker, pots, pans, tableware, iron & ironing board, hairdryer, towels, TV, WiFi etc. We also provide a small starter kit including some teabags, coffee sachets and UHT milk. Please note, the starter kit will not be sufficient for the duration of your stay and we recommend bring your own tea/coffee/milk etc. You can always check the best offers here.