Ireland’s Ancient East

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Ireland’s Ancient East


Wander through 5000 years of history in Ireland's Ancient East, where culture and heritage are rooted in the landscape. Discover Neolithic tombs, medieval castles, Viking cities and more.

The Granville Hotel Waterford part of Ireland’s Ancient East is one if the best located hotels in Waterford city centre. Waterford is Ireland’s oldest city and a core area of Ireland’s Ancient East. Dine in our Bianconi Restaurant which is one of Waterfords finest. Taste the Irish Sea in the fresh fish and the flavour of cattle raised on luscious green pastures. Taste the famous Waterford Blaa, a traditional bread only kneaded in Waterford. We can show you how to make Irish Coffees or certify you in Irish Whiskey tasting. At breakfast why not enjoy some Waterford Muldoon whiskey with our locally grown and milled Flahavans porridge and taste the freshly made in house breads, scones and jams.

Visit some of Ireland’s Ancient East best known attractions such as Waterford Crystal, The Viking Triangle, Museum of Treasures, Reginalds Tower, Lismore Castle, Ardmore Round Tower, Dunbrody Experience, Hook Lighthouse and Kilkenny Castle to name a few.

Ireland’s Ancient East is geared to maximise the history and heritage in the region and offer visitors a personal experience of 5000 years of history through a relaxing journey of discovery in the beautiful landscape that attracted warring settlers for millennia. Become illuminated by stories from Waterford’s own Jack Burtchaell on his Waterford City Historical Walking Tours starting at the Granville Hotel.

The Granville Hotel Waterford part of Ireland’s Ancient East overlooks the waterfront & marina in the heart of Waterfords business and shopping district and offers all that is best in traditional style and grandeur. Justly proud of the Granvilles heritage, the Cusack family, owners since the late seventies, today vigorously pursue the hotels long tradition of hospitality, friendliness and comfort. From the moment you walk through the doors of the Granville Hotel in Waterford’s city centre you will experience the professionalism and hospitality that is the essence of the hotel.

A dedicated team of Management and Staff are on hand to ensure that your stay in Waterford is a pleasant and memorable one at one of the top hotels Waterford has to offer.


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