If you’re over 55 and looking for a relaxing and quiet getaway which allows you the chance to explore Waterford, you’ve come to the right place. The Athenauem House Hotel is surrounded by beautifully manicured grounds but is also located on the doorstep of Waterford city.

It is the perfect setting to sit back and relax and enjoy some ‘you’ time. Here at the Athenauem House Hotel we want to make your stay extra special. We offer an enjoyable getaway with our ‘Young at Heart’ special offer specifically created for golden breaks. With this package, you can revel in the beauty of Waterford or simply sit back and relax in our comfortable rooms. Enjoy dinner each evening in Zaks our award-winning restaurant and a full Irish breakfast every morning.

Our rooms are elegant with stunning décor, spacious and very comfortable. They include a flat-screen TV, direct dial phone and Wi-Fi which makes it very easy to contact family and friends. Rooms also include tea/coffee facilities, perfect for a quick cuppa!

Things To See & Do In Waterford

There are lots of things to do in the vibrant city of Waterford, so take advantage of our amazing location and explore Waterford. Why not visit the famous House Of Waterford Crystal, there you can browse in the shop, grab some food in the café or even take the factory tour. A great way to see the sites of Waterford city is to take a walking tour that will provide you with an insight into Ireland’s oldest city’s rich history.

Every Saturday there is an excellent market in the city. Here you can get fresh and deliciously prepared food from local restaurants and browse many different stalls. If you want to see a play or enjoy a wonderful evening of music or dance Waterford city is the home of the beautiful Georgian Theatre Royal. The theatre also includes a bar and café so you can enjoy some food and a drink before the show.

If you would like to enjoy a day of golf, Waterford is home to some of the nicest golf courses in Ireland. Mount Juliet is only a thirty-minute drive away and is perfect if you’re looking for a round on a championship golf course. The very popular Waterford Golf Club is only a five-minute drive away and is known for being both a great golf course and an enjoyable day out.

Whether you are a keen walker or someone who prefers a leisurely stroll, Waterford is the perfect destination. Our many walking trails take you through beautiful winding country roads and along the picturesque South-East coastline.

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