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 the nearest hotel in Waterford to this fantastic facility. If you are lucky enough to be attending an event as either a participant or spectator we would be happy to accommodate you.

Edge Gym

The Edge gym at WIT Arena, Waterford offers top of the range exercise and fitness equipment that caters for all levels of fitness, whether you’re a serious athlete or an inexperienced gym goer embarking on a new positive healthier lifestyle. The Edge gym has fully qualified gym instructors that will offer advice and point you in the right direction to ensure you get the most benefit from each workout. Wit Arena is located approximately 3 minutes drive from the Viking Hotel on the ring road. The Edge gym is offering an exclusive rate for guests of the Viking Hotel.

Corporate Guest Special 'Pay As You Go' Gym Rate

Price: €7.00

At the following times only:

Weekdays: 7am to 9am, 2pm to 4pm and 8pm to 10pm

Weekends: 9am to 11am and 2pm to 6pm.

For more information visit their website.

Event Centre and Sports Facilities

Waterford Institute of Technology Arena is located 2km from the Viking Hotel. It boasts indoor and outdoor facilities and offers an event centre. The indoor facilities include a conference centre, training rooms and dance studios. The WIT Arena can be used as one single space of 2000m2 or can be divided into 3 separate areas of equal size which allows large conferences and exhibitions to be held here. It boasts an impressive seating capacity of up to 2,000 people. The Arena Sports Hall can cater for a number of sports such as:

  • Basketball
  • Badminton
  • 5 Aside Soccer
  • Futsal
  • Volleyball
  • Olympic Handball
  • Table Tennis

The Dance Studios are also quite impressive with one wall made entirely of glass, flooding the room with natural light and giving views across the all weather and grass pitches. The opposite wall is covered in full-length mirrors, is well ventilated and has a solid hardwood floor. The WIT Arena provides all weather pitches which are flood lit and have 5 sand based pitches that are available for hire.

The Viking Hotel has provided accommodation for individuals that were taking part in Badminton competitions and more. We are experienced in accommodating special requests and dietary requirements. We realise how important it is that young and experienced athletes alike get their daily nutritional requirements.