Travel Blogs from Waterford
... retelling of all the times England conquered Ireland (I'd be more excited, but I've gotten this history three other times now). The bishop's house was more interesting, with a history of important local figures and an impressive display of silver and Waterford glass. Waterford is famous for their glass crystal, and the house has the oldest piece of Waterford glass in existence. I didn't buy any by the way, as most things are €100+. Tomorrow we head for ...
Waterford was a lovely little place. BUT not a lot of accommodation in the heart of the city. The Athenaeum Hotel was a devil to find and a little out of town but it was absolutely gorgeous. Beautiful setting and they make the best G & T.
Our first stop early in the morning was to do the tour of Waterford Crystal. We all loved it!! Heather & I surprised ...
... poets and authors, and eaten our way across this isle. Of course, religion is an integral part of the Irish society, so we couldn’t leave out visiting St Patrick’s centre to learn his impact on this country, and to finish with a viewing of the historic “Book of Kells” atTrinity College in Dublin. The Irish are also proud of their construction of the Titanic, so we spent some time exploring this intriguing museum, after walking ...
Day 3 Drove to Glendalough and explored Wicklow mountains. I did so much walking that the base of the toes on my right foot started hurting whenever I put weight on it. Glendalough was a monastic settlement where saint Kevin lived. No idea who that was, but apparently he was important. After leaving Glendalough we drove the entire military road back to South Dublin. We ate at "la pizza" on o'connell street, and went straight back to agata's ...
... Our dinner tonight was one of the best so far. The hotel we stayed in is family owned and lots of the family works at the hotel too, so it was definitely more of a mom and pop place than the chain hotels we’ve been staying at. The hotel itself is definitely “vintage” as there have not been a lot of updated since this place opened. The floors creak and aren’t always completely even, the doors to the rooms are all original ...
Other places to stay in Waterford
The Mall, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $99
- Very, very pleasantly surprised by the Tower in Waterford
- Wouldn't stay there again
- Fantastic service and friendly staff
1 Merchants Quay, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $106
Canada Street, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $78
- Very poor quality
- Just Not Up To Scratch!
- Good Value
Cork Rd, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $79
Merchants Quay, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $79
Bridge Street, Waterford | 4 star hotelfrom $88
- Nice new shiny hotel
- Fabulous hotel!!!
The Quay, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $116
- 4 star my eye!
- Christmas trip was nightmare
- Pretty decent hotel
\N, Waterford | 4 star hotelfrom $143
- Lovely hotel in a peaceful setting
- Beautiful hotel, didn't want to leave!
Dunmore Road, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $78
N25 Cork Road, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $62
Christendom, Waterford | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Slightly Disappointed
- Food fine, everything else great
Tramore, Waterford | Hotelfrom $97
The Island, Ballinakill, Waterford | 5 star hotelfrom $168
- Waterford Castle not five star quality
- Charming, impressive!
- Definitely Worth the Money
Dunmore East County, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $116