Waterford, Ireland’s oldest city, has its foundations in the Viking past and today offers 1,000 years of that history to enjoy. A perfect base to explore Ireland’s Ancient East, Waterford’s vibrant Viking Triangle showcases the best the city has to offer for those in search of culture and history.
We are pleased to announce our renovation project, which has completely transformed our guest rooms and all of our public spaces, bringing The Tower Hotel & Leisure Centre to a state of modern elegance and luxury.
We are excited about our new facilities and are sure it will make your future stays with us even more enjoyable, and we sincerely appreciate your understanding while we make these great enhancements to the Tower Hotel.
For a short or long stay in Waterford, the Crystal County has so much to offer. Speaking of which, the House of Waterford Crystal located just moments from The Tower Hotel & Leisure Centre is a wow factor experience. Explore first-hand how the famous crystal came to be, the rise of its reputation and the beautiful finished product!
Walking Tours offer great fun and local historian Jack Burtchell’s tour is amongst the best in the region. In just 1 hour the city’s past and range of quirky characters will be brought to life with Jacks’s enthusiasm and wit.
Within 20 minutes’ drive of the hotel you can walk the long sandy beach of Tramore and be in awe at the rolling sand dunes, as well as taking in all the fun and tradition this town has to offer. At Dunmore East its quaint fishing village feel and quiet beach will really help you switch off and enjoy some me-time. Also well worth a visit is the Copper Coast Geo Park to the west of Waterford city in the pretty village of Bunmahon. Its visitor centre set in an historic church tells the story of the area’s copper mining past and the geological profile of the area.
Waterford’s newest attractions is the Waterford Deise Greenway which extends some 46km from Waterford city to Dungarvan in the west. This is a wonderful outdoor experience where you can walk or cycle along various sections of the Greenway with bike hire available. Safe and fun-filled for all the family this really is a great new addition to the region
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