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Waterford City, Co. Waterford

Waterford City is the oldest city in Ireland. Today, the city responds to modern demands with sophisticated shops and malls, vibrant nightlife and a range of excellent restaurants and pubs.

On this page you can see a map of Waterford City, see what's on in Waterford City, find out how to get to Waterford City, find things to see and do in Waterford City, visit local websites for Waterford City, find Hotels in Waterford City, find Guesthouses in Waterford City, find Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Waterford City, find Hostels in Waterford City, browse restaurants in Waterford City.

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Rail to Waterford City

Waterford City, Co. Waterford is served by Waterford.

Bus to Waterford City

  • Bus routes operated by Kenneally's Bus Service:
    • 607
    • 617
    • 627
    • 736:
      • Lower Branch Road
      • The Folly
      • Waterford Institute of Technology
      • Zone 14
  • Bus routes operated by Bus ireann:
    • 360:
      • Tramore (Bus Terminus) - Waterford (Bus Station)
      • Waterford (Bus Station) - Tramore (Bus Terminus)
    • 360A:
      • Tramore (Bus Terminus) - Waterford (Bus Station)
      • Waterford (Bus Station) - Tramore (Bus Terminus)
    • 362:
      • Dungarvan (Davitts Quay) - Waterford (Bus Station)
      • Waterford (Bus Station) - Dungarvan (Davitts Quay)
    • 365:
      • Thomastown (The Salon Low St) - Waterford (Bus Station)
      • Waterford (Bus Station) - Thomastown (O Keefes Shop)
    • 366:
      • Lismore (O'Dowd's) - Waterford (Bus Station)
    • 367:
      • Clonmel (Rail Station) - DE La Salle School(Waterford)
      • Waterford (Bus Station) - Clonmel (Rail Station)
    • 370:
      • Outer Ring Rd (Dunmore Rd Roundabout) - Rosslare Europort
      • Rosslare Europort - Waterford Regional Hospital (Terminus)
    • 372:
      • Waterford (Bus Station) - Wexford (O'Hanrahan Stn)
      • Wexford (O'Hanrahan Stn) - New Ross (The Quay)
    • 40:
      • Rosslare Europort - Tralee (Bus Station)
      • Tralee (Bus Station) - Rosslare Europort
    • 4:
      • Dublin Airport (Atrium Rd Zone 12) - New Ross (Supervalu The Quay)
      • New Ross (The Quay) - Dublin Airport (Atrium Rd Zone 12)
    • 55:
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Waterford (Bus Station)
      • Waterford (Bus Station) - Limerick (Bus Station)
    • 601:
      • Ballybeg (Clonard Park Terminus) - The Quay (Clock Tower)
      • The Quay (Clock Tower) - Ballybeg (Clonard Park Terminus)
    • 602:
      • Johns Park (Butlers Comm. Centre) - Patrick Street (Opposite AWEAR)
      • Patrick Street (Opposite AWEAR) - Johns Park (Butlers Comm. Centre)
    • 603:
      • The Quay (AXA Office) - WIT (Main Entrance)
      • WIT (Opp Main Entrance) - The Quay (AXA Office)
    • 604:
      • Carrickphierish (Roundabout) - The Quay (AXA Office)
      • The Quay (AXA Office) - Carrickphierish (Roundabout)
    • 605:
      • Oakwood (Hillview Terminus) - Waterford Regional Hospital (Terminus)
      • Waterford Regional Hospital (Terminus) - Oakwood (Hillview Terminus)
    • 73:
      • Longford (Rail Station) - Waterford (Bus Station)
      • Waterford (Bus Station) - Longford (Rail Station)
    • X4:
      • New Ross (The Quay) - Dublin Airport (Atrium Rd Zone 12)
  • Bus routes operated by J.J.Kavanagh & Sons:
    • NUG07:
      • Tourist Information Office Waterford

Things to See and Do in Waterford City

Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity - Waterford

Waterford City, Co Waterford, Ireland

Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum

Waterford City, Co. Waterford, Ireland
Sail the seas on a Viking ship. Go to the wedding of Strongbow and Aoife . Have a ball in Georgian times and see the finest Waterford Glass. Treasures of gold, bronze, crystal. Waterford Treasures at the Granary is both a treasury and a treasure trail th

Bishop's Palace (Waterford Museum of Treasures)

Viking Triangle, Waterford City, Co. Waterford
The Bishop’s Palace built in 1743, takes you from the 1690s to 1960s. The first floor is laid out as a historic house; featuring 18th century furniture, silverware and glass.

Christ Church Cathedral Waterford

Cathedral Square, Waterford City, Co. Waterford
Originally of Viking foundation, the present Church of Ireland edifice was designed by John Roberts in the 18th century.

City Hall Waterford

Waterford City, Co. Waterford, Ireland
Dating from 1783 and desgined by John Roberts, the building features a fine display of an early Waterford Crystal chandelier.

Medieval Museum (Waterford Museum of Treasures)

Viking Triangle, Waterford City, Co. Waterford
The Medieval Museum opened August 2012, explores the period from the Anglo-Norman siege of Waterford in 1170 to the end of the 17th century.

Reginald Reginald's Tower

The Quay, Waterford City, Co. Waterford, Ireland
It is suggested that the site was established as early as 851. It houses the civic and maritime museum.

Hotels in Waterford City

Athenaeum House Hotel Athenaeum House Hotel

Christendom, Waterford, Co. Waterford
This boutique 4 star hotel overlooks the River Suir, located just 1.5 miles from Waterford city centre. Set in a restored 18th-century Georgian building, it offers a reception hall with a grand piano, rooms with satellite TV and free parking.

Dooley Dooley's Hotel

The Quay, Waterford, Co. Waterford
In Waterford’s centre, Dooley’s is a family-run hotel offering spacious rooms and full Irish breakfasts. Guests can enjoy weekend live music, and Christchurch Cathedral is just a 10-minute walk away.

The Fitzwilton Hotel The Fitzwilton Hotel

Bridge Street, Waterford, Co. Waterford
This boutique, 4-star hotel offers spacious, stylish rooms with plasma-screen TVs in the heart of Waterford City. Guests can make use of limited free parking, free Wi-Fi and a chic restaurant and bar.

Waterford Marina Hotel Waterford Marina Hotel

Canada Street, Waterford, Co. Waterford
Sitting on the banks of the River Suir, the Waterford Marina Hotel is 300 metres from Waterford Crystal. It offers a riverside restaurant, rooms with free Wi-Fi and free on-site parking.

Woodlands Hotel & Leisure Centre Woodlands Hotel & Leisure Centre

Dunmore Road, Waterford, Co. Waterford
A haven of relaxation, this contemporary hotel and leisure centre is located on the outskirts of Waterford city centre and just 15 minutes away from Waterford Airport.

Granville Hotel Granville Hotel

Meagher Quay, Waterford, Co. Waterford
The Granville Hotel in Waterford overlooks the River Suir and is a 5-minute walk from St Patrick’s Cathedral. It offers air-conditioned rooms with free internet access, and an award-winning restaurant.

Tower Hotel & Leisure Centre Tower Hotel & Leisure Centre

The Mall, Waterford, Co. Waterford
In the heart Waterford City, with wonderful views of the River Suir, the hotel offers free Wi-Fi and parking, 2 restaurants, a riverside bar and 20m deck level swimming pool.

Travelodge Waterford Travelodge Waterford

Cork Road (R680), Waterford, X91 YV04, Co. Waterford
A 20-minute walk from Waterford city centre, Travelodge Waterford provides en suite rooms with free parking. Waterford Airport and Waterford Castle are both within a 10-minute drive.

Treacy’s Hotel Spa & Leisure Club Waterford Treacy’s Hotel Spa & Leisure Club Waterford

1 Merchants Quay, Waterford, Co. Waterford
Treacy’s Hotel is located on Waterford’s Quays, overlooking the Suir River. It boasts delicious food, modern bedrooms, free parking and fantastic recreational facilities including a 20-metre pool, sauna and hot tub.

Waterford Viking Hotel Waterford Viking Hotel

Cork Road, Waterford, Co. Waterford
Offering spacious rooms, free parking, and hearty Irish breakfasts, Waterford Viking Hotel is less than a 10-minute drive from Waterford city centre. It features free Wi-Fi, and daily carvery lunches.

Guesthouses in Waterford City

Avondale Guest Accommodation Avondale Guest Accommodation

The Viking Triangle, 2 Parnell Street, Waterford, Co. Waterford
Avondale Guest Accommodation is located in Waterford, 200 metres from Waterford Crystal Visitors Center and 200 metres from Christ Church Cathedral, . Certain units have a seating area to relax in after a busy day.

Portree Guesthouse - Ireland Portree Guesthouse - Ireland

10-11 Mary St., Waterford, Ireland, Co. Waterford
Situated in central Waterford, Portree Guesthouse features free WiFi and free private parking. It is just 3 minutes’ walk from Waterford‎ Railway and Bus Station.

The Anchorage Guest House The Anchorage Guest House

9 Merchants Quay, Waterford City, Co. Waterford
In central Waterford, The Anchorage Guesthouse overlooks the River Suir and is a 5-minute walk from Plunkett Train Station. It offers affordable rooms with TVs and traditional Irish breakfasts.

The Barley Field The Barley Field

35/36 Barrack Street, Waterford, Co. Waterford
Centrally located and fully renovated, the family-run Barley Field bed and breakfast is just a 3-minute walk from the vibrant Waterford city centre. It offers an ideal base to explore the beautiful surroundings of Waterford city and the county.

Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Waterford City

Hazelbrook B&B Hazelbrook B&B

10 The Vee Cork Road, Waterford, Co. Waterford
In the south of Ireland, the Hazelbrook B&B is 2.5 miles from Waterford. It offers free parking, individually decorated rooms with Cable TV and a bright conservatory with free Wi-Fi.

Newrath House Newrath House

Newrath, Waterford, Co. Waterford
Newrath House is an early 19th-century family residence, surrounded by beautiful gardens and overlooking the River Suir.

Sal Sal's Bed & Breakfast

17/18 Merchants Quay, Waterford, Co. Waterford
Sal's Bed and Breakfast is located in Waterford and offers en-suite bed-and-breakfast accommodation with free WiFi access throughout. Each room at Sal's Bed & Breakfast comes with a writing desk, a TV and a private bathroom fitted with a shower.

Hostels in Waterford City

Portree Hostel - Ireland Portree Hostel - Ireland

10-11 Mary Street, Waterford, Ireland, Co. Waterford
Portree Hostel is the only hostel in the city centre and is just 2 minutes' walk from the bus and train stations. A 5-minute walk takes you to all amenities such as shops, restaurants, pubs, clubs and theatres.

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Pubs & Nightlife

Waterford City Pubs and Nightlife: An essential part of Ireland's social life and a must for every visitor.

Guided Tours

Guided Tours and Bus Tours: Take a bus tour around Waterford City, or an overnight tour visiting various sights in Waterford City and the surrounding regions.

Map of Waterford City