Our 4-star boutique hotel is in close proximity to Waterford Crystal Visitor Centre. The Athenaeum House Hotel & Waterford Crystal has traditionally extended a warm welcome to visitors from around the world. Tours are given of the production areas where the famous crystal is actually made. There is also a visual presentation, tracing the ancient craft of glass-making to the present day.
The Viking Triangle is Waterford’s cultural and historic heart with Reginald’s Tower at its seaward point. Wander through the narrow streets and discover over 1,100 years of history. Visit the Triangles craft studios, shops and cafes and explore our fascinating museums.
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Athenaeum House Hotel is one of the closest four-star hotels to the Waterford Museum. A multi-award winning all-weather visitor attraction. The museum houses a unique exhibition that, using a superb collection of historic and archaeological artefacts, tells the 1,000-year-story of Waterford, Ireland’s oldest city, from Viking times through medieval times to the present. The museum is located in the Viking Triangle on the Mall.
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Waterford’s Theatre Royal is the premier venue in the south-east welcoming the best touring artists and companies. Our elegant 4 star Waterford hotel is the perfect place for you to stay while attending an event at the Theatre Royal. It is home to many of the city’s amateur societies and hosts the annual Waterford International Festival of Light Opera each spring.
Reginald's Tower has stood on its Waterford Quay site for more than a thousand years. The present structure dates from the late twelfth century and is the oldest urban civic building in the country. It has recently been completely restored to its medieval appearance. The heritage museum houses two fascinating collections. On the ground floor, artefacts from the Viking and Medieval periods are on display. The mezzanine floor houses one of Ireland's great collections of decorated charters and civic regalia. Admission cost includes a guided tour.
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