Holiday rentals and lettings in Waterford

Holiday rentals and lettings in Waterford

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Highlights in Waterford

  • Historic Viking city
  • Incredible ancient fortifications
  • Museums packed with treasures
  • Delightful gastronomy

Prices and availability

Current Holiday letting prices Waterford

£168for 20 Jul - 27 Jul
£182 annual average
Average price per week

Current holiday letting availability Waterford

< 1%for 20 Jul - 27 Jul
18% annual average
Percentage of available lettings

Holiday rentals and lettings in Waterford

Captivating holiday rentals near ancient Viking creations

Situated in the south east of Ireland, Waterford is a seaport with a variety of attractive holiday rentals conveniently located close to some of the most incredible Viking archaeological finds. You can discover the treasures and secrets of over 1,000 years in this special city just a few minutes' walk from your accommodation and enjoy some of the city's finest dining venues!

Comfortable holiday rentals with swimming pools and saunas

Waterford is situated on the south bank of the River Suir and offers accommodation with stunning views of the estuary. During your holiday you can enjoy pleasant rentals surrounded by a tranquil setting with flower-filled gardens, terraces with dining areas and swimming pools and saunas to relax in after touring the town and surrounding area. Let the steam do its thing and cool off in the pool on hot days!

Holidays in Waterford

The area and getting around

The city's most historical treasures

The Viking Triangle, located in the centre of the city, is Waterford's oldest and most popular quarter, and is surrounded by 1,000 year old fortifications and three impressive museums containing the city's oldest treasures, known as The Treasures of Waterford. Reginalds Tower, located at the apex of the Viking Triangle, boasts the finest example of centuries-old goldsmithing in the country and Viking treasures including swords and weapons dating back to the 9th century. The Medieval Museum of Ireland, located between Cathedral Square and Bishops' Palace, offers an experience that will transport you back to the age of chivalry through objects such as some of Ireland's greatest treasures and gold vestments. Finally, the Bishops' Palace, which displays the oldest piece of glass in the city, offers a tour that tells the story of Waterford from 1700 to 1970.

The best way to get to know the outskirts of the city

On the outskirts of the city you can also find more historical treasures along Ireland's longest cycle route, the Waterford Greenway. The cycle route it's a wonderful way to explore and discover the South East and starts in the city and runs all the way to Dungarvan to the west of Waterford. The trail follows the old railway lines and passes through a variety of landscapes including Viking settlements, rivers, striking woodlands, medieval ruins, Norman castles and the impressive Comeragh Mountains! You'll also find a number of pubs and cafes to take a break during your adventure.

Travellers and activities

Waterford for families

Located in the Viking Triangle, King of the Viking is a one-of-a-kind virtual reality tour and is one of the city's favourite family activities. You and the kids can experience the world of the Vikings in a super realistic way while sitting in a reconstructed Viking house. The experience uses the latest technology including VR headsets that will allow you to see battles and ships in a more vivid way! And just minutes from the city, Copper Coast Mini Farm located in Tramore offers a fun place for the whole family in an environment surrounded by animals where children can interact with them.

Waterford for botany lovers

And for plant lovers, Mount Congreve House, home to seventy acres of woodland with over three thousand trees and shrubs and a four acre walled garden. You'll see beautiful plants such as rhododendrons, magnolias, camellias and over fifteen hundred herbaceous plants. And if you're interested in visiting an authentic Japanese garden, Lafcadio Hearn has a stunning garden that pays homage to the culture of Japan that will inspire you to relax. However, the grounds also boast other vibrant gardens, such as the American, Greek and Victorian, which are well worth a visit.

Waterford is Ireland's oldest city! It was founded in 914 A.D by Vikings

Top 5 travel tips in Waterford

1. Travel the abandoned Waterford to Dungarvan line by rail

Climb aboard a railway and travel over 10 kilometres along the restored Waterford to Dungarvan line. From Kilmeaden station to Gracedieu Junction, experience the beauty of the countryside and pass along the River Suir with the Waterford Suir Valley Railway Company. You'll enjoy panoramic views of the mountain and river landscapes from a partially open carriage, from the golden age of the rails!

2. See how Waterford's famous crystal pieces are created

Situated in the heart of the Viking Triangle, the Waterford Glass House is one of the must-see attractions during your holiday in the city. Here you can take a tour of the factory and learn how Waterfords world famous crystal is made. Watch the molten glass take on stunning shapes, see how the artisans use glassblowers to create elegant pieces and enjoy lunch in the Crystal Café at the end of your visit.

3. Admire the beauty of Ireland's oldest cathedral

With chandeliers made by Waterford Crystal, Holy Trinity Cathedral on Barronstrand Street is a stunningly beautiful neoclassical monument that should not be missing from your list of places to visit. The cathedral is the oldest in Ireland and is almost 211 years old, but perfectly preserved! During your stop at the building, take in the ornate architecture and small details, see the statues and listen to the pipe organ that dates back to 1848.

4. Taste the best food in town

Waterford has a variety of dining options to suit all tastes! If you are a lover of Japanese food, Kyoto is the number one restaurant in town. You can savour the fresh flavours of the best Asian cuisine mixed with Irish meat in a relaxed atmosphere that will transport you to Tokyo. But If you prefer Italian food, Emiliano's offers a rustic atmosphere and food to suit all tastes accompanied by some of the best wines in Italy! And for those who love the taste of India, Peppers Restaurant is the best Indian restaurant where you can enjoy the best spices brought from South Asia.

5. Experience a unique adventure at Dunmore Adventure

Join Ireland's best Wibit Aquapark at Dunmore Adventure! Ideal for adults and children, the venue offers courses that challenge your skills through sporting activities such as archery, kayaking, climbing and stand up paddle boarding. Have fun, jump, run, feel the waves beneath your feet, test your balance and glide through the floating water park.

Information about holiday lettings in Waterford

🏡 Holiday lettings available: 1 properties.
💳 Discount available: up to -55%.
🌙 Minimum price per night: from £33.
⭐ Most popular amenities: barbecue, garden and Wi-Fi.
📶 For workation: 100% of the properties.

FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Waterford

Which facilities are available at the holiday lettings in Waterford?

When looking at the services you can find on Holidu, it appears that the holiday lettings in Waterford offer everything that tourists dream of! Here, holiday lettings generally have a variety of facilities, the most popular being: Wi-Fi (100%), balcony (53%), and view (33%)... Are you convinced yet?

How are the holiday lettings usually rated in Waterford?

Judging by data from last year, only 13% of the holiday lettings in Waterford get a rating of 4.5 stars. It is therefore not the best destination for the highest-rated holiday lettings in Ireland.

Do the holiday lettings in Waterford tend to come with Wi-Fi?

Yes! According to Holidu's database, 100% of holiday lettings in Waterford include Wi-Fi. So no need to panic, you will be able to stay connected during your stay!

How much does it cost on average for holiday lettings in Waterford?

A high percentage of holiday lettings in Waterford (80%) cost less than £100 a night. This is the ideal destination for finding a cheap holiday letting!

Are the holiday lettings in Waterford suitable for trips with friends or rather for a weekend break as a small group?

Judging by information from Holidu, 60% of holiday lettings are perfect for families with up to four guests. Approximately 53% of the holiday lettings here include at least two separate bedrooms. Waterford is the perfect destination for taking your little family on holiday!

Are the holiday lettings in Waterford a good option for a luxurious holiday?

Sure! The holiday lettings in Waterford are ideal for spending a few days on holiday. However, if you are looking for unique holiday accommodation, we advise you not to wait too long to make the reservation, as availability may be limited. In Waterford, 0% have a pool, 27% have a garden but none have a sauna. Also, if you are looking for a spacious property, 60% of the holiday lettings can accommodate groups of more than four adults, and 27% have green spots in the vicinity.

Do the holiday lettings in Waterford have a beautiful view?

53% of holiday lettings have a balcony or terrace, and 33% have a view. However, it is not very common, so availability can be limited. If this is important to you, you should start your holiday planning early. Also, don't forget to use the filters to be sure to find the holiday letting of your dreams. However, 27% of holiday lettings in Waterford have gardens, where you can bask in the sun.

If you are keen to organise a getaway to Waterford, what is the best time of the year?

The facilities found in the accommodation in Waterford show that it is a holiday destination that can adapt to all tastes and times of the year. This is because there is a wide range of properties and services. Therefore, you will be able to enjoy Waterford in comfort all year round.

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