Best Places for Backpackers in Waterford, Ireland.

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The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Waterford, Ireland.

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Top 4 hostels in Waterford, Ireland.

These are the 4 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Waterford, Ireland.

Samuels Heritage B&B

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Samuels Heritage B&B

Samuels Heritage B&B is set on 30 acres of farmland amidst the rolling hillside surrounding Waterford city and overlooking the River Suir, an ideal base from which to explore County Waterford. Our family run guest house has 6 en-suite rooms, one of which is fully wheelchair accessible. Amenities...
Samuels Heritage B&B is a guesthouse in Waterford. Check Hostelworld for prices.



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Tom's Cottage Waterford

Our eco-friendly cottage is surrounded by green fields with view to the Comeragh mountains and away from the hustle and bustle of the city, but still only 10 minutes drive away from Waterford City Centre. The local village with Pubs and shops is within walking distance from the cottage. Tom’s Cotta...
Tom's Cottage Waterford is a hostel in Waterford. Check Hostelworld for prices.


Portree Hostel - Waterford City

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Portree Hostel - Waterford City

Portree Hostel is the only hostel located in Waterford City. We provide a fun and friendly place from which to explore the sunny South East. We are right next to the railway station and bus station (8mins walk from each). Waterford is a small city and we are within 15 minutes of anywhere you might w...
Portree Hostel - Waterford City is a hostel in Waterford. Check Hostelworld for prices.


The Pilgrims Rest

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The Pilgrims Rest

The Pilgrims Rest Country House Hotel, near Lismore and Cappoquin is situated in a beautiful part of the magnificent Irish countryside in County Waterford 50km from Waterford City. The Pilgrim's Rest Hotel Is your choice for Peace, Rest and Retreat! Beauty, style and elegance. Our beautif...
The Pilgrims Rest is a hotel in Waterford. Check Hostelworld for prices.


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Ireland: Explore with The Waterford Greenway

County Waterford is located in the “Sunny South East’ of Ireland. It’s famous for its beautiful beaches, Viking heritage and rich historical background. In the summer of 2017, they added to its long list of reasons to visit, with the opening of the new Waterford Greenway. It is a magnificent 46km off-road cycling and walking trail, on an old railway line. It stretches all the way from Waterford City to the beautiful seaside town of Dungarvan. The Greenway is a great way to discover Waterford, here are some more reasons to start your journey along the Greenway and beyond.

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Waterford, Ireland Travel Guides

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