Viking Hotel Blog

News, top tips and things to do in Waterford

Rooms Now Available as Temporary Offices

Rooms Now Available as Temporary Offices

Now that many of us are required to work from home, we are facing new challenges balancing family and work-life all under one roof! With constant interruptions, dogs barking and home deliveries arriving, it can be difficult to concentrate and keep a clear head. If...

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Waterford Greenway

Waterford Greenway

Did you know that Waterford has a fantastic Greenway, perfect for walks, cycles and outdoor adventures? Known locally as the Déise Greenway, it is a former rail trail and is one of the most scenic ways to see the county. If you’re looking for more information about...

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Covid-19 – A note from our CEO Jim Murphy

Covid-19 – A note from our CEO Jim Murphy

   As the circumstances around coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to evolve, we are continually updating our policies and procedures to ensure maximum safety and flexibility for our guests and employees. Please know that we are continuing to monitor the...

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Proud Sponsors of Waterford FC

Proud Sponsors of Waterford FC

  Viking Hotel Waterford are delighted to announce our sponsorship of the excellent Waterford Football Club for 2020/2021 season. Waterford FC is one of the biggest clubs in the country and we are delighted to be supporting our boys in blue for the upcoming...

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Extra Points When You Opt Out Of Housekeeping

Extra Points When You Opt Out Of Housekeeping

 Here in Viking Hotel Waterford, we around proud of our county. We shout about our sporting achievements and are proud of the industry, heritage and beauty of our surroundings. We also understand the need to be as sustainable as we can to conserve the beauty of...

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The Viking Town of Waterford

The Viking Town of Waterford

  Did you know that Waterford is Ireland’s oldest city? The history of Waterford dates back to the 9th century when it is said that Vikings founded the city we know today. It was subsequently invaded and occupied by Anglo-Norman invaders in the 12th century and...

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Christmas in Waterford

Christmas in Waterford

   Waterford comes alive during the festive season. The city is full of busy shoppers, excited children singing Christmas carols and the streets are illuminated with thousands of twinkling lights and decorations. This year sees the return of the fantastic...

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Visit Our Local Waterford Beaches

Visit Our Local Waterford Beaches

 During your stay at Viking Hotel Waterford, why not take advantage of the many surrounding beaches and take a dip into the sea! We have some of the best beaches in Ireland, just a short drive away, below are some of our favourites. Tramore beach: Stretches...

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10 Most Instagramable Spots On Your Waterford Road Trip

10 Most Instagramable Spots On Your Waterford Road Trip

 During your stay at Viking Hotel Waterford, be sure to take advantage of all the nearby picturesque locations. Perfect for your latest Instagram shots! Check out our top ten locations below.   Durrow Tunnel Durrow Tunnel is located on the 46km walking and...

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How to Make the Most of Your Summer Trip in Ireland

How to Make the Most of Your Summer Trip in Ireland

  I think it is safe to say we all look forward to our Summer Holidays every year; this makes it all the more important to make the most out of your Trip. Here are a few things that can help: Pack Smart If you are planning a trip to Ireland have a think about the...

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Planning a Trip to Ireland? Enjoy Our Local Activity Picks

Planning a Trip to Ireland? Enjoy Our Local Activity Picks

  House of Waterford Crystal Waterford Crystal used to be one of the largest employers in Waterford- the manufacturing of the Crystal has been moved to Slovenia in recent years, however, the House of Waterford Crystal continues to be a favourite of international...

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