Dooley's City Centre Hotel, Waterford                

Waterford City - A Cultural Destination

Welcome to our 3rd generation, family-run Dooleys City Centre Hotel , on the historic Merchants Quayside overlooking the River Suir, with the shopping, sightseeing and business districs a mere stone's throw away.
Founded by the Vikings, Waterford lives and breathesover 1,100 years of stories and culture rooted in Ireland's Ancient East _ enriched by it's own contemporary cosmopolitan twist. Let our friendly team  help you discover all that's on offer, from the world famous Waterford Crystal, the stunning Mount Congreve Gardens, to the new Viking Triangle Cultural Area of Waterford City and the latest attraction for walkers and cyclists: Waterford Greenway
 Year-round, ther's plenty to enjoy in Ireland's oldest city including vibrant arts and seasonal festival such as Spraoi, Waterford Harvest, Imagine and Winterval. Waterford is also ideally placed for touring, whether to Dunmore East and the dramatic Hook Peninsula, picturesque Dungarvan and Ardmore, or the rolling hills of Kilkenny and its historic namesake city.  

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The Darrer Family have welcomed guests to Waterford for more than 70 years. Once upon a time our accommodation here included just eight bedrooms, a range that burnt turf and eight cups with no handles!

Dooley's has since flourished into 112-bedroom hotel with a large conference and banqueting suite. providing a first choice location for Corporate and Leisure stays, Conferences, Weddings, or simply a refreshing short break away. 


We vare just across the road from Waterford Bus Station, 5 minutes' walk from the train station and less than 10km to Waterford Airport.

Waterford City is connected to Dublin City and Airport via to M9 motorway and is less than a 2 hour drive.