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News, top tips and things to do in Waterford

Top 5 Christmas Gift Picks from Waterford

Top 5 Christmas Gift Picks from Waterford

 Christmas is almost upon us and the good news is despite the year we have had; Christmas is still very much going ahead, albeit with some changes! Waterford is always a hive of activity at Christmas time with the Winterval festival; a hit with all the family!...

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Shopping in Waterford City

Shopping in Waterford City

  Whether you’re here for sightseeing, to cycle the gorgeous Waterford Greenway or for a romantic trip to the city, you’ll likely find time for some retail therapy in Waterford. Waterford is a hidden gem for shopping along Irelands Ancient East and you’ll find...

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Romantic Staycation in Waterford

Romantic Staycation in Waterford

If you’re looking for a romantic staycation destination this summer, look no further than the oldest known city in Ireland, Waterford. Waterford has something for all types of romantic breaks, whether you love to wine and dine, explore ancient history hand in hand, or enjoy a lovely scenic cycle through the most beautiful parts of the East coast.

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Family Staycations in Waterford

Family Staycations in Waterford

Are you looking for an ideal family staycation destination in Ireland this summer? Look no further than the beautiful town of Waterford. With history, culture and beauty on your doorstep, there is nowhere in Ireland we’d rather be.

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Enjoy Waterford’s Coastline & Beaches

Enjoy Waterford’s Coastline & Beaches

 During your stay at Viking Hotel Waterford, why not take advantage of the beautiful coastline of Waterford and the many surrounding! Waterford boasts some of Ireland’s finest beaches, we have outlined our favourite four below. TRAMORE BEACH: Stretching...

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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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