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Arlington Lodge Country House & Restaurant
John's Hill
Waterford City Co. Waterford (Map southeast - J16)

Winner of LES ROUTIERS Award for Excellence 2002, Arlington Lodge was formerly the Bishop's Palace and has been superbly restored. This hotel is a real treat - individually decorated bedrooms, fine dining with country house cuisine, tall windows, stained glass & antiques all contribute to the great style and character of the house.

Maurice Keller has created a striking hotel in Waterford where attention to detail is the key to success. The gracious 18th century Georgian house has been lovingly restored to provide all the amenities of a luxury country house hotel.
As you enter through a stone walled entrance with imposing gates you see a beautiful old house with a stained glass door and tall windows. Throughout the hotel, antiques and paintings, chosen by Maurice, complement the style and character of the house.

Accommodation: There are 20 luxurious bedrooms, each individually decorated, furnished to create true comfort and some have four-poster beds and fireplaces. Facilities include hospitality tray, hairdryer, cd player, trouser press, ISDN lines and other extras. Broadband internet access available in all master bedrooms & junior suites.

Bar & Restaurant: As a member of Les Routiers, Arlington Lodge is all about good food, locally sourced and homecooked. And as a Country House, you can enjoy home made breads, jams, bread and butter pudding...

The snug-like William Morris bar with its curios and memorabilia is both relaxing and intimate. Bar Food menu is available daily from 12.30 until 7pm
The elegant Robert Paul restaurant places an emphasis on country house cuisine. A La Carte menu is served each evening from 7pm. Sample dishes include Roast Pigeon Breast, Champagne Oysters, Bantry Bay mussels, Fillet of Beef with glazed onions and Madeira Jus; Bread and Butter Pudding. A real effort has been made to source wines from less fashionable producers, though popular classics feature as well.

How to get there: Arlington Lodge is in Waterford city. Daily flights from London to Waterford Airport, which is 14km away.
From Dublin/Wexford - Enter on N25 over bridge into Waterford and turn left down the quay. At the third set of traffic lights turn left. Continue to the next set of lights and go straight through. As you go up the hill, about half a mile, Arlington Lodge is on right hand side.
From Cork - Enter on N25 pass Waterford Cyrstal on left, at first roundabout turn right, continue through second and third roundabout. At top of hill at traffic lights turn left (signposted) 30 yards on left hand side.

Nearby: Some of Ireland's best Championship Golf courses are nearby, including Mount Juliet, Waterford Castle & Faithlegg Golf Clubs.
The world famous Waterford Crystal Factory
Waterford Viking Show, Reginald's Tower, Lismore Castle & Heritage centre.

Awards & Memberships:

Athenaeum House Hotel
Waterford (Map southeast - J16)

A very elegant & luxurious boutique style hotel in 10 acres of woodlands overlooking Waterford city. Featuring Zak's restaurant, forest walks, individually designed bedrooms providing the ultimate in comfort and luxury.

Accommodation: There are 25 bedrooms and 4 suites, each individually designed with elegant & modern decor, with King-size bed; some of the Suites have Four-Poster Bed and some are fitted with jacuzzi bath. All rooms have been fitted out to a very high standard with flat-screen TV, Hi-Fi, Mini Bar, ironing station, tea/coffee making facilities, voicemail and ISDN lines.

Bar & Restaurant: Zak's restaurant - open seven days a week for Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Dinner; lovely views of the River Suir. The Head Chef Pat Power has created a menu that provides the ultimate fine dining experience.
Adjoining Lounge, with full bar facility.
State-of-the-art meeting rooms.
Forest walks in the hotel grounds.
Spa treatments arranged on request.

Location: Just outside Waterford city, in woodland on the banks of the River Suir overlooking the city.

How to get there: At the main Waterford roundabout go straight through, through the lights. As you are coming up the incline take the feeder lane to the right. At the brow of the hill go right. Follow the road around, just after the 40 mile speed zone turn right. 100 yards up on the right hand side is the entrance to the hotel.

Bridge Hotel
No.1 The Quay
Waterford (Map southeast - J16)

A family-run, 3-star Hotel located in the heart of Waterford city, overlooking the River Suir. The Treacy family are proud of their guarantee of traditional hospitality.

Accommodation: There are 130 bedrooms, all ensuite, finished to a high standard of comfort. Facilities include hairdryer, trouser press, multi-channel TV, tea/coffee making facilities, direct-dial phone, connections for fax and modem.

Facilities & Services: Car parking located directly across from the hotel. Baby Cots; Babysitting (needs to be pre-booked). Extensive conference facilites catering from 2 to 400 delegates.

Location: Located in Waterford city centre overlooking the River Suir. On the corner of Bridge Street and The Quay. The train station is just across the river. Just 20 mins from Waterford Airport, 45 mins from Rosslare Harbour and 3 hours from Dublin.

Nearby: Waterford city, with its Viking heritage, medieval buildings, busy shopping streets and the famous Waterford Crystal factory.
The newly restored Granary building houses museum, gift shop, restaurant and Tourist Information.
Reginald's Tower dates back a thousand years.
Seaside: Old Dunmore East fishing village and harbour; Tramore, surfing beach, racecourse and fairground activities.
Lismore town & Castle dates back to 1171.

Golf:The hotel can arrange golf courses for all standards of play.
Nearby courses include: - Waterford Castle Golf Club
- Faithlegg Gof Country Club
- Waterford Golf Club
- Dunmore East Golf Club
- Dungarvan Golf Club
 - Residential Golfers can always be assured of a lively late bar
 - Preferential Green Fees available to all residential golfers
 - Private dining room facilites available to golfing groups
 - Drying rooms are available on return from a rainy days golf
 - Golfing tee-off times and transport can be arranged for groups at time of booking.

Faithlegg House Hotel
Co. Waterford (Map southeast - J16)

Situated on a 200 acre estate right on the banks of the River Suir, 6 miles east of Waterford City, Faithlegg House is an 18th century mansion in Waterford which has been restored to provide luxury accommodation with leisure, health and beauty amenities and a championship parkland Golf course.

Accommodation: The original Mansion has been tastefully restored and decorated, with additional Guestrooms and Suites in a recently-built extension. All rooms have TV, Telephone, Trouser Press and Tea/Coffee Facilities.

Bars & Restaurants:
The stylish Roseville Rooms Restaurant spans three rooms including two ornate drawing rooms in the original house and the garden conservatory.
The Bar area comprises three stylish inter-linking rooms of the original building - the piano lounge, cocktail bar and residents bar overlooking the landscaped gardens.

Facilities & Services:
THE ESTUARY CLUB - fully equipped gymnasium, sauna, steamroom, large spa Jacuzzi, 17m swimming pool.
Body and beauty treatments include Massage, Reflexology, Facials – using the award winning French Matis range of products, Body Treatments, Waxing, False tan applications, Manicures and Pedicures.

Opened in May 1993, Faithlegg Golf course was designed by renowned Irish golf courses architect Paddy Merrigan. Preferential rates are available for guests of Faithlegg House Hotel.
The Club House, once the coach house to the 18th century Faithlegg mansion, offers great views of the golf course. Spacious glass fronted bar with its panoramic views of the course, and other lounge & dining areas, pro shop, locker rooms.

How to get there: 6 miles east of Waterford. From Waterford, follow the Dunmore Road and continue straight for approximately 3 miles. At the fork in the road, take the left turn sign-posted "Passage East" and then veer right under the railway bridge by Jack Meade's Pub. Continue straight for about 2 miles and Faithlegg is on your left.

Golf also at Mount Juliet and Waterford Castle.
Dunmore East Angling charters
Quad Bikes at Enniscorthy
Surfing at Tramore
Dunmore East Watersports Adventure Centre

Ivory's Hotel
Tramore Road
Waterford (Map southeast - J16)

A family-run hotel located just outside Waterford city centre, and close to Waterford Crystal, with bar, award-winning Bistro, special attention to children & families.

Accommodation: There are 40 bedrooms, with Queen size Double bed, ensuite bathroom, dressing table, direct dial phone, cable TV, tea/coffee making facilities. There are Single, Double, Twin, Triple and Quad rooms. Full Irish Breakfast is included in the rates.
For Children:
Children under 5 are complimentary when sharing with parents.
Full children's menu provided.
Babysitting facilities available on request.
Relax on the patio while your children enjoy themselves on our extensive grounds.
Avail of our newly renovated Family Suite, accommodating up to six people.

Bar & Restaurant: The award winning, newly refurbished McGinty's Bistro provides a good choice of meat & fish. Sample dishes include fillets of sea-bass, whole John Dory, roasted guinea fowl, fillet of beef.
McGinty's Pub & Carvery is a traditional styled pub serving food all day. Breakfast & snacks in the morning, carvery from 12.15 to 7.00pm, and snacks menu in the afternoon. Kiddies menu.
Drinks are served in the Sun Terrace during the summer.
Main Sporting events are shown on a big-screen tv. The Bar hosts live entertainment on selected evenings.

Facilities & Services: Free car parking. Private meeting rooms.
One of the ground floor rooms is fully equipped for the less able-bodied or wheelchair-bound guest.

Location: On the Tramore Road, 10 minutes walk from Waterford city centre. 5 minutes from Waterford Crystal Visitor Centre.

Nearby: Waterford Crystal Visitor Centre; several beaches nearby
Several Golf courses incuding Faithlegg, Waterford Castle, Dunmore East.
For children: Just 10 minutes drive from Tramore, with its amusement park, arcades and beaches. 10 minutes from SplashWorld, 5 minutes from the Leisure Zone.

Waterford Manor Hotel
Kilcotteran Co. Waterford (Map southeast - J16)

The Waterford Manor is a Country house hotel set in its own estate gardens, a few miles outside Waterford city. Originally built in 1730 for the Bishop of Waterford, the manor house has been renovated while preserving the original character. Surrounded by 16 acres of mature gardens with streams from the River Suir.

Accommodation: There are 23 bedrooms, newly renovated and comfortable, ensuite, most with views over the gardens, with direct-dial phone and ISDN lines, tv, tea/coffee facilities.

Facilities & Services: Bishops Restaurant with award-winning Chef; Brasserie with lounge and cocktail bar; Coffee Shop & wine bar.
300 yard floodlit Golf driving range. Outdoor Tennis court; Childrens Play area.
Conference and Business Centre, banqueting suite

Nearby: Several Golf courses - hotel staff can arrange bookings - Tramore, Dunmore East, Faithlegg, Waterford Castle.
Hill and valley walks; beaches of Tramore, Woodstown, Dunmore East; horse riding school nearby.
Waterford Crystal, Mount Congreve Gardens.

Waterford Travelodge
Cork Road
Waterford (Map southeast - J16)

The Waterford Travelodge is ideally located opposite Waterford Crystal visitor centre, on the main Cork to Rosslare/Wexford road. Offers great value for money with spotlessly clean, spacious, modern bedrooms.

Accommodation: Bedrooms have king size beds set with crisp duvets, complementary tea and coffee and TV with movies on demand. Each bedroom can accommodate up to four people: either two adults and two kids, or three adults and one child.
To accommodate individual guests needs there are smoking / non smoking rooms, family and disabled rooms.

Bars and Restaurants: Little Chef restaurant open daily 7am – 10pm.

Facilities and services: Complementary off street car parking available.

How to get there: Situated on the N25 (Waterford / Cork road) a mile west from the town centre and opposite Waterford Crystal show rooms and guest centre.

Nearby: Waterford Crystal Visitors Centre.
Waterford city centre (1.5 miles). Small Airport (6 miles).
Seaside (6 miles).Rosslare Harbour (N25) (49 miles).

Quality Hotel Waterford
Canada Quay
Waterford (Map southeast - J16)

Member of Choice Hotels Ireland, the Quality (Marina) Hotel Waterford is located in Waterford city, on the waterfront overlooking River Suir.

Accommodation: There are 80 ensuite guestrooms, with satellite TV, phone, tea/coffee tray, modem.

Kids Stay Free: Up to 2 children under the age of 12 can stay free in the room, but must pay for all meals. This is dependent on the availability of Family rooms. When you make your booking, specify number and ages of children and the hotel will reply to you to confirm all details.

Facilities: Facilities include discounted green fees, sauna available on request, babysitting.

Nearby tourism attractions include 11th century Reginalds Tower, Waterford Crystal Visitor Centre, the heritage town of Lismore and several scenic fishing villages along the coast.

Woodlands Hotel Waterford
Dunmore Road
Waterford (Map southeast - J16)

Woodlands Hotel is located on the outskirts of Waterford city, a short drive from local golf courses, beaches and visitor attractions.

Accommodation: There are 46 spacious ensuite bedrooms, some with balcony. Bedrooms have cable TV, fax/computer connection, direct-dial phone, tea/coffee tray, trouser press and hairdryer. Woodlands Hotel has a Health & Leisure Centre, with 20m swimming pool, kiddies pool, well-equipped gym, aerobics studio, steam room, sauna and jacuzzi.  

Bar & Restaurant: Live music every weekend in the Brass Cock Bar. The Arbutus Restaurant menu offers both Irish and Continentail cuisine. Early Bird, A La Carte and Set dinner menus available. Carvery lunch and a la carte bar food menu served in the Brass Cock Bar daily.  

Facilities & Services: Use of leisure facilities is complimentary to all hotel guests. Additional facilities include non-smoking rooms (on request), laundry, room service, private dining, large air-conditioned reception area and free car-parking. For business travellers, corporate rooms and meeting/conference facilities are available.  

Location: Woodlands Hotel is located on the Dunmore Road, just 2.5 miles from Waterford city centre, 6 miles from Waterford Airport, 2.5 miles from Dublin, 45 minutes from Rosslare, 1.5 hours from Cork and 2 hours from Shannon.  

Nearby: Waterford Castle, Tramore, Faithlegg and Waterford golf courses are within a short drive. Watersports, equestrian, walking and cycling enthusiasts are well catered for in the nearby locality.


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