What's Nearby Viking Hotel

On the fringe of Waterford city


We have a wonderful location nearby to so many walking trails, visitor centres, family attractions. The perfect location to explore Ireland’s Ancient East or challenge yourself on the golf course.

Explore our surroundings

2-night stay itinerary

Our local experts have put a 3-day itinerary together to help you get the most from your 2-night stay with us in Waterford!

Explore our surroundings


Our local experts have put a 4-day itinerary together to help you get the most from your 3-night stay with us in Waterford!

Explore Waterford on foot

Walking Trails

The Waterford scenery is an unrivalled experience for those who would rather explore and discover upclose.

Find the picturesque countryside of the Portlaw Woods and the Comeragh Mountains or take in the coastal routes of Dunmore East and Tramore. 

Come and explore

The Ancient East

Waterford is considered Ireland’s oldest city, founded over 1000 years ago by our namesake ‘The Vikings’

Explore all that Ireland’s ancient east has to see and learn all about our rich history. 

Sports and events

WIT Arena

Enjoy all the facilities of the Waterford Institute of Technology Arena while staying at the Viking Hotel.  The ‘WIT’ Arena is the largest sports, conference and events centre in the South East. If you are attending the WIT for an event we are delighted to welcome you at the VIking Hotel. 

We are also happy to offer a special gym rate to our corporate guests.  

Greenfields of the south east

Golfing in Waterford

The South East of the country is home to some of the most prestigious golf courses in Ireland. Enjoy courses of all sizes with stunning views during your stay at the Viking Hotel.    


The Whitfield Cinic

The Whitfield Clinic is a state of the art private hospital, just a few minutes walk from the the Viking Hotel.  We aim to make your stay as easy as possible for those attending or who may have family attending the clinic. We offer ground floor rooms and are happy to offer a reduced rate for patients and their family staying at the Viking Hotel.

Get out there

The Greenway

The Greenway is a spectacular off road trail stretching 46km long.

Loved by walkers and cyclists alike the Greenway is a much loved site in Waterford by our guests.