Sport Waterford


Often our guests are of a sporty nature and it really brings home to me how much there is in Waterford for the sports enthusiast. At the Viking Hotel we have welcomed all kinds of sporting groups from Soccer, Gaelic Football & Hurling to golfers and runners. The tournaments and facilities really are second to none! 1. WIT Arena WIT Arena is the largest sports, conference and events centre in the South East of Ireland. The Viking hotel is 2km from the Arena and so we ...

Viking Hotel Design Refurbishment


It has been a busy year for The Viking Hotel and ending on a high with our new look hotel just around the corner! Our Restaurant and Bar is currently undergoing a massive facelift. A welcome change the colours of the Bar and Restaurant will be contemporary with clean lines and soft furnishings which are set to be so inviting! The Restaurant is always busy offering fresh wholesome food at an affordable price this hasn’t changed thankfully, but; in time, the surroundings will and all for the bett...

Winterval in Waterford


Winterval has really put Waterford on the map as a destination over the festive period. Winterval runs from Saturday 17th November until Sunday 23rd of December this year with loads to see and do for all the family! The festival kicks off in JR Square with the turning on of the Christmas lights and is always a fantastic day with Santa arriving ready to meet all the children. This year music will be provided by Brass & Co. It promises to be a great afternoon of entertainment. Kids ca...

Reginald’s Tower near Viking Hotel Waterford


Being the oldest city in Ireland, Waterford has quite a bit of history attached to it. There are three fantastic museums in the city that capture the essence of the area's fascinating history. These museums are Reginald’s Tower, Bishop's Palace and the Medieval Museum which together comprise the so-called ‘Viking Triangle’. If taking a trip to Waterford these museums are well worth a visit. Reginald’s Tower

Coffee shop stir


No 9 CAFÉ This café is based on Barronstrand Street in the centre of Waterford City. This café offers a bright and modern space with loads of choice for lunch such as soups, salads, sandwiches & burgers and won’t make a huge dent in your pocket either! See their facebook page for more. The Granary Café Located in a quayside granary that was built in 1870 on Hanover Street in Waterford. Open Daily; this Café boasts 7 McKenna Guide Awards and promises...