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Tower Hotel & Leisure Centre

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by Cell on Mar 27 2017 11:32

From beginning to end could not fault this hotel. party of 4 friday 24/3. The reception staff, bar staff top class. We ate in the restaurant and the waiting staff couldn't have been more helpful, two course meal included which was very enjoyable. Entertainment was brilliant. If you want good food, comfort and at a good price then make the Tower your choice. Highly recommended.

by Frances on Feb 13 2017 12:46

This is our second staying at the Tower Hotel. The staff are very nice and helpful and we very much enjoyed our stay. I was really delighted to be able to order the cold platter for breakfast as I do not like the buffet hot breakfast would definitely say this Hotel is between a 3 and 4 star. Dinner was very nice and the staff in the restaurant are very attentive and efficient. There was music in the bar that evening which was a bonus.

by Norman Kelly on Oct 13 2016 10:55

We stayed here last weekend on a Saturday/Sunday night break. On arrival we were informed that we had been upgraded free of charge, what a lovely surprise. We had requested an early check-in to avail of the leisure centre etc and were accommodated without any problem. Our room (202) was lovely, a fair size and had all the bells and whistles you'd need on a 2 night stay. It faced out onto the main street and some might find the traffic a problem but we were just fine and never closed the window during our stay. The leisure centre is not overly big but it does the job and nothing was too much trouble. We did not dine in the hotel as we had arrangements made with friends so I can't comment on the evening fare. We did have breakfast there both mornings and the food was of a good quality, plentiful and hot. The staff are super friendly and did their best for everyone. My only gripe (and it's a very minor gripe) is the toaster. There's only one and it takes forever and even then you have to put the bread in a second time to have it actually toasted...and yes it was turned up to highest setting. It was busy on the Sunday morning and the queue for toast was long. It's an easy fix folks and hopefully it gets sorted. Other than that everything was super - the hotel is perfectly located to take advantage of all that Waterford has to offer. Go and enjoy, it's well worth it. Thanks to all the staff in the Tower for a lovely break. Good on ye.

by Trish on Sep 15 2016 16:59

Brilliant location and extremely friendly staff - could not fault this hotel on anything - will definitely be back

by D McCou on Aug 15 2016 19:18

Good Hotel. Friendly staff, nice rooms. DMC

by Orla on Jul 27 2016 09:59

We, as a couple, stayed for one night midweek. The staff were friendly and courteous. The room was clean (we had a lovely view of the air conditioner!), there was plenty soap and good towels. The breakfast was varied and tasty. The location is very central and there is a small carpark to the rear. I can't comment on the leisure centre or the restaurant, as we didn't use them, but the bar was comfortable and friendly. In the morning I noticed there was a kids club, useful if you wanted to go shopping..Overall I give it 4 stars and would recommend it.

by CATHERINE O FLYNN on Jun 23 2016 21:38

The Hotel was faultless and the staff were amazing. Well done to you all. We will definately return in the not too distant future. LIAM and CATHERINE

by Thomas Carroll on Apr 25 2016 20:49

The staff are very friendly and made us feel really welcome. The dinner and breakfast at the hotel were good and in particular the breakfast. We took a drive to Tramore and had a walk along the strand. We also walked the short distance from the hotel to Waterford Crystal and the Museum both of which were really good. The hotel is nicely situated. One issue is that the parking area to the rear of the hotel is cramped but we did manage to find a space. Overall however we had a great time and enjoyed our visit.

by Tracy on Apr 20 2016 11:00

I never usually write reviews but I feel the Tower Hotel really deserves one. The entire hotel was lovely. The rooms were clean and comfortable with all the usual facilities. We had dinner in the hotels' restaurant that night which was served in great time and tasted great! The staff continuously checked on us to see if we needed anything else and were so friendly, laughing and joking throughout the evening. The next morning for breakfast, there was a huge variety to choose from and plenty of everything. I really enjoyed my stay in the Tower Hotel and will definitely go again. The only thing I can fault is the wifi wasn't great in the room (at the back of the hotel) but I wasn't there for much of the time so it wasn't really an issue.

by reviewer33084490 on Mar 14 2016 22:42

great location very nice staff

by Majemou on Feb 22 2016 20:08

The Tower Hotel is a great place to stay in the lovely city of Waterford, its so central for shopping, restaurants, pubs etc. Free parking in the hotel carpark is a bonus. The leisure facilities are great and the staff are extremely friendly and helpful. Will definitely stay again. :)

by smileyface on Jan 25 2016 22:44

Hotel very comfortable and breakfast good. Rooms were extremely warm and we were glad of the fans they had in the room. We booked 2 double rooms both for people with mobility difficulties. One room had a walk in shower which was great and a king size bed and the other was a smaller room with a double bed and a much smaller bathroom and a small shower . The larger bedroom had the tea making facilities on a high shelf which would have been difficult for a wheelchair user. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Good location for the town centre.

by edward farrell on Jan 19 2016 12:57

enjoyed my stay immensely staff very friendly and helpful ,would go back again

by Caro on Dec 16 2015 21:19

Advised we were getting upgraded to a quieter room when we were booked in, however the noise levels were quite high here also. Shower was broken, bed sheets are pretty worn, need to be replaced. Dinner was lovely, the size of desert was very small, however what we ate was lovely. Breakfast was ok, nothing wrong with it, just not much taste to it, and no pastries. Staff were extremely friendly and they had a child entertainer in lobby over the weekends. Leisure staff were extremely helpful by offering a family changing room and you can see they were making sure all their pool maintenance checks were been carried out, pool could do with been another few degrees warmer. Have stayed in hotel in the past and probably will again in the future as its quite central and free carparking.

by geraldine byrne on Dec 10 2015 22:41

Everything very good except car parking hit and miss regards availability

by Sean Meehan on Aug 26 2015 16:50

Stayed here for 4 days and enjoyed the experience-The staff were very helpful and looked after us very well-The dining room staff were particularly top class and the dining room manager made our experience a memorable one-any query was listened to and dealt with-the location in the heart of the city was great-the extra facilities such as massage,etc, were a nice bonus-the bar was airy and comfortable . Thanks Sean and Mary Meehan

by sheila on Jan 14 2015 09:09

this is a lovely hotel, friendly staff and walking distance of the shops, would highly recommend this hotel

by Ollie on Jun 24 2014 16:44

Great hotel. Only stayed for one night but loved it. Food is lovely swimming pool and all facilities are great. The room was very nice. Would highly recommend this lovely because it's a ten minute walk into the city.

by Patrick Marconi on Jun 24 2014 11:21

We had a great time the hotel staff were very nice the room on the third floor was ok it could do with air condition in the warm weather it can get very hot the food was excellent it was the first time we stayed in this hotel and we would give it a score of 9 out of 10

by UrsulaMaggie on Jun 18 2014 15:13

A wonderful place to stay. Would highly recommend it. The Leisure Centre is a real bonus.

by Rita on Jun 9 2014 19:29

went on a 1 night stay with my husband for a relaxing break and that is exactly what we got in the Tower Hotel staff very friendly and nice enough decor in the hotel leisure centre there but we didn't have time during our stay to use it ate in the restaurant and the we both thoroughly enjoyed our dinner, absolutely gorgeous. Breakfast served up to 11 am on weekends which really was great made the stay all the more relaxing. Buffet breakfast very nice with plenty of variety. Would recommend this hotel for its friendly staff , food, and great central location.

by Mary, Dublin on Jun 5 2014 22:32

very satisfied with our stay in the Tower Hotel. great location, very helpful staff. excellent evening meal and very good breakfast. Very clean and comfortable with an attractive, fresh d├ęcor.

by Touring Couple on May 29 2014 14:28

Good Hotel and good helpful staff. I did get fed up though with the same root vegetables every day. The Hotel WiFi extremely slow that weekend and to make matters worse I was given an incorrect printed code on the Friday. On Saturday morning I got the correct code from a guest who had also being given an incorrect code. The Senior female Receptionist was not at all helpful and maybe even rude when I approached her about my WiFi problems. Overall a good Hotel to stay in and would book again.

by colette on May 20 2014 22:57

we had an excellant stay in the Tower,we were celebrating a birthday and the staff couldn't have been nicer, I would highly recommend the hotel and look forward to returning, the rooms have all been refurbished and are very clean and modern. The hotel is in a great location and is walking distance to shops etc, also its a great base to have to explore the area, the only negative is the spa isn;t very luxurious!

by Michael on May 8 2014 13:33

We found our stay in the Tower Hotel a very pleasant one the room was very good breakfast was great next time we plan to have dinner in the hotel.

by Maria on Apr 26 2014 18:23

Spend a night in the hotel with my 10 year old niece. Well situated hotel, easy walking access to all shopping and local history sites. Free car parking also a plus. Our room was nice and spacious. The staff were very friendly and check in/ check out very fast. Leisure facilities are nice but dressing room could do with an update. We had a great visit and would come back again.

by Tom. on Apr 21 2014 19:51

Well located hotel with a nice bar and bistro area. Room was large and spacious but had no air conditioning.Very basic leisure centre which needs a facelift. Staff were not overly friendly which lets down the hotel.

by Paula Micheau on Apr 21 2014 15:46

20+ of us recently stayed in your hotel ..Aged from 2yrs to 80yrs (it was for my mam's 80th bithday) ! We ALL had a fantastic time, the hotel provided a birthday cake FOC which was a lovely touch we all had dinner in a packed dining room on saturday ngt and the staff were VERY attentive meal was great, (no easy task serving a table of apporx 25) .. The bar staff also resevered a section for us for after the meal...All happy campers :-) Most of us used the leisure facilities and were pleased with them too ! All in all a great stay , great food and service and at a brillliant price , would defo stay again and recommend to others

by MF on Apr 20 2014 13:42

We recently stayed in the Tower Hotel and we could find no fault in any area. We were delighted with the service from the receptionist to the dining room staff. Everyone was courteous and very helpful throughout our stay. The bedroom was very comfortable. The location of the Hotel is excellent too for strolling along the quays and for shopping. The choice of food for dinner and breakfast was great. We will be back.

by Anne Sheehy on Apr 8 2014 10:43

Hotel very central. Every member of staff were very friendly and couldn't do enough for you. Food was good. We had budget rooms and some were very small but all in all, couldn't fault a thing. Would definitely recommend this hotel and I wouldn't hesitate to book this hotel again.

by Groveychick on Apr 3 2014 21:10

Great place very central the staff are very friendly and helpful... Very clean hotel and the leisure centre is great too.The deal of dinner bed and breakfast was great value for money..

by Catherine Mulready on Apr 1 2014 12:06

From the time we entered the hotel we found the staff very helpful. Bedroom was small but very clean. Meals excellent. Would recommend the hotel to others. Would give the whole experience including the booking 5 stars

by jennifer on Mar 31 2014 14:25

I was at the tower st patricks wend, check in was quick and friendly staff.The room was lovely and spotless from the smell i would say it was newly renovated, it was very warm in room that wend had to leave window open and in bar that night had to ask for aircon to be put on which was done. Breakfast was lovely and plenty of it. Only a little thing the shelve with tea making facilities was a high, lovely to see mugs but couldn't see how much water i was putting in could get scaled if not carefull and i am tall could see it a problem for some one smaller in height. Had a lovely stay would highly recommend the tower hotel will be back soon. Also location is great.

by mary brennan on Mar 25 2014 15:04

my husband and i stayed in the Tower Hotel for the first time, it was the nicest, friendliest and best hotel we ever stayed in. The pool was so warm and the staff all over the Hotel were brilliant. The location of the Hotel is ideal and we will be back soon for another short break. Mary Brennan,

by Patricia Murray on Mar 25 2014 12:23

Our weekend in The Tower was great from start to finish. There were eleven in our group and we were treated really well by all the staff. We go away a lot and this was the best ever. Great value too.We will use this site again.

by Lore on Mar 19 2014 10:47

Just back from this hotel stayed der for paddys wknd,absolute brill has everything pool,gym,sauna,etc.the staff were excellent it was my sisters birthday n dey cudnt do enough for us.i wud definitely recommend this hotel. I wud give it 10/10.thanks to all the great staff for a fantastic wknd.

by catherine mooney on Mar 15 2014 20:27

Fantastic Hotel this is our 3rd time this year would totally recommend this hotel fantastic location very friendly staff in all areas of the hotel will definitely be back soon

by Catherine Mooney on Mar 11 2014 20:35

Fantastic Hotel in the heart of Waterford great location stayed on a weekend so we had entertainment on both nights staff very friendly and helpful couldn't do enough for you would recommend this Hotel anytime we will certainly be back soon

by petrina bracken on Mar 4 2014 10:50

Very good hotel, everything was perfect, staff was very nice n friendly, rooms were spotlessly clean, food was excellent, couldn't fault a thing about this hotel.

by cc on Feb 26 2014 11:42

I enjoyed my stay, the hotel was clean and staff were friendly

by Brenda on Feb 26 2014 11:31

We stayed here for a weekend break starting February 21st and really enjoyed it. The hotel was beautiful and spotless clean and staff was very pleasant. The restaurant food was superb. Would highly recommend.

by reviewer83093102 on Feb 18 2014 15:53

the towers hotel was ok

by Becks Mckeown on Feb 17 2014 10:50

I would highly recommend this hotel the food & staff first class. We look forward to returning.

by URSULA MCLOUGHLIN on Feb 12 2014 21:55


by Colette on Feb 12 2014 17:21

Hi There a big thanks to all the staff at the Tower Hotel, we stayed there last weekend and had a brilliant time with great value. All the staff are fab and can't do enough to help. Would definitely stay there again and reccommend it to others/ Thanks again. Colette and Dave From Cork.

by mary joyce on Feb 4 2014 18:55

had a great time, the hotel was lovely staff excellent, and food excellent. overall rating a 5

by Maj on Jan 21 2014 10:45

fantastic stay, staff were all so nice and friendly room was very clean and spacious i can not wait to return. big thanks for our upgrade and our gift from Clint on out anniversary :)

by sylvia on Nov 24 2013 11:36

excellent stay. unfortunately no view from room.

by murt on Nov 6 2013 18:35

very good

by sharynt on Oct 30 2013 10:44

This hotel is well situated, very clean, bar and restaurant were lovely, food was great in both restaurant and bar with excellent friendly staff.
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Hotel Details

In the heart of Waterford city, overlooking the marina, the Tower Hotel & Leisure Centre is the perfect venue whether you are visiting Waterford for business or pleasure. The Tower Hotel & Leisure Centre is one of the best family hotels in the South East and is popular with visitors who wish to play golf, shop or simply take in the sites during their time in the city.

Check In From - 3:00 pm : Check Out Up To - 12:00 pm

Cancellation Description : Once you cancel your booking up to 48 hours prior to arrival you will not incur a cancellation fee from the hotel. Cancellations that are made within 48 hours prior to arrival and no shows at the hotel will be charged the 1st night of the stay to your card. Please note that your booking deposit is non refundable.

Travel Description : The hotel is on the Mall in Waterford City Centre.

Area Description : From its vibrant city life to its rural charm and stunning coastline, Waterford has something for everyone. Waterford is the oldest city in Ireland and is the perfect blend of ancient and modern.

Hotel Location
Hotel Facilities

Hotel Business Centre

  • Fax
  • Meeting rooms
  • Complimentary WIFI access available

Hotel Bar

  • Bar food menu
  • Weekend Entertainment
  • Fully licenced Bar

Hotel Restaurant

  • Breakfast served
  • Dinner served
  • Lunch served

Hotel Children Facilities

  • Baby sitting service on request

Things To Do In The Area

  • Pet farms
  • Historical trails
  • Cinema
  • Guided tours
  • Local sightseeing
  • Visit local heritage sites
  • Quad biking
  • Museums
  • Go to the beach
  • Live music venues
  • Horse racing
  • Theatre
  • Amusment arcades
  • Cafe
  • Children play centres
  • Boat trips
  • Golfing
  • Night clubs
  • Walking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Local restaurants
  • Shopping
  • Concert venues
  • Surfing

Hotel Venue Entertainment

  • Music venue for concerts
  • Wedding fair
  • Christmas parties
  • Banqueting rooms available
  • Theatre for shows & plays close by

Hotel Guest Services

  • Complimentary WIFI access available
  • Baby sitting on request
  • Breakfast served to your room
  • Non smoking hotel
  • Internet access
  • Wireless internet in areas
  • Wifi access in public areas
  • Babysitting service
  • 24 hour room service
  • Limited free parking

Hotel Meeting Rooms

  • Projector / screen available
  • Complimentary Wifi access
  • Stationery

Hotel Leisure Club

  • Swimwear to buy
  • Sauna
  • Gymnasium
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Towels available
  • Fully equipped gym
  • Beauty salon
  • Plunge pool
  • Children's pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Steam room