Travel Blogs from Waterford
... a hot chocolate or soup at the snack bar.
We drove onto Waterford going through Carrick-on-Suir so that Jessamy could see Ormonde Castle from one of her storybooks. It was about here that we sang Happy Australian Birthday to Amy who turns 16 today. We decided that she could have a 32 hour birthday to include the Australian and Ireland timezones. We checked into the Travelodge for the night and had dinner at the nearby Joe's Rockin' Diner - burgers, chips/nachos and ...
We had a crazy packed day today and we just got back to the hotel to drop our car off and catch a taxi back into town. Turns out, Wednesday night is the main music night of the week with traditional local music in all of the pubs! So, we're taxiing it to the pubs so we can drink and listen to music all night. I'll write more later, so for now, here are some highlighted pics from the day. AWESOME DAY! More to ...
After a pub lunch... At the Titanic Bar ... With fries of course!! Everything comes with fries or potatoes, we took the little car ferry back to the mainland & headed for Cork.
Finding towns is easy... Finding hotels in towns is not. There are no post codes, streets are rarely labelled & no need for street numbers. This sends our little ...
... show testament to this concerted action by Cromwell over a two year period); and the “Potato Famine” of the mid 1800s – abandoned ruins of houses are dotted across the landscape – this was when the population of Ireland was reduced by about 50% to only 4.5 million. The final event to shape Ireland of course was then separation of the north and south and then the independence of the south to form the Republic ...
... yes, the crystal place) for our evening stop. We rested for half an hour before heading out on a guided tour of downtown with Jack, a local guide. He was a typical Irish character- facts with fun. Group dinner tonite. Back for dinner now. Audrey had the Irish stew, myself the Hate fish- both very good. I saw a single cask whiskey on the menu and decided to have one final ...
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