Butler Court offers a homely stay in the heart of Kilkenny, hosts Yvonne and John give their hospitality a very personal touch. To know what it is like to stay in a Georgian house in Ireland, this Hotel would give you a fine glimpse: an almost picturesque entrance that takes you to a beautiful courtyard surrounded by the rooms. You could relax with a cuppa in the court, and watch the day pass by. The rooms are comfortable, cozy and well furnished with a warm, rustic touch. The bath is equipped with modern fittings, and toiletries. Heritage sites of Kilkenny are at a stone's throw from the hotel, and view of the Kilkenny Castle from the rooms is breathtaking.
Pembroke Kilkenny is a 4-star boutique hotel located behind Kilkenny Castle. The property offers air-conditioned rooms, dining, drinks, Mint Medispa and corporate facilities. Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel. Rooms feature king-size beds and modern en-suite facilities. Statham’s Bar & Restaurant offers traditional Irish and international food in a relaxed atmosphere. Mint offers a range of beauty, clinical, and spa treatments and the hotel's corporate facilities include a bespoke, personalised service and modern technology. Kilkenny has a wealth of attractions for guests to explore including The Tholsel, Rothe House and plenty of fantastic bars, artisan shops and restaurants. Kilkenny Golf Club is less than 10-minute walk away.
In Kilkenny city centre, Macgabhainns Backpackers Hostel offers budget accommodation with free breakfast and free Wi-Fi throughout. Rooms are dormitory in style, and have an en suite bathroom that you will share with the other guests in your room. Breakfast is provided each morning, and includes porridge, cereal, toast, and unlimited tea and coffee. Smithwicks Brewery is 0.3 km from Macgabhainns Backpackers Hostel. St Canices Cathedral is 0.2 km away, and the shops of the medieval city are all nearby.
On the banks of the River Nore in the heart of the medieval city of Kilkenny, this 4-star Kilkenny River Court Hotel offers free WiFi. Overlooking the city's 12th-century castle, The Kilkenny River Court Hotel has a quiet location in a private courtyard, back from the busy Kilkenny streets. The main shopping areas, theatres and entertainment are all close by. Each of the large rooms is stylishly decorated with fine furnishings. Most overlook the River Nore and the castle. Guests can dine at the AA rosette-winning Riverside Restaurant and Terrace Kitchen which offers an al fresco dining experience. The hotel can also host weddings, corporate events and special family occasions.
In Kilkenny city centre, the award-winning Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel offers luxury accommodation, the new Harper's Restaurant and 2 leading bars. In the shadow of Kilkenny Castle, the Hibernian Hotel is in the heart of Kilkenny city. Originally the Hibernian Bank, this building overlooks the Parade, popular because it's close to Kilkenny Castle and the Kilkenny Design Centre. Just under 2 hours from Dublin, the Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel offers you traditional charm in this vibrant city.
With a stunning outdoor infinity pool, a hot tub, and an Aveda spa, Newpark Hotel is 10 minutes’ walk from Kilkenny centre. The house is set within 40 acres of parkland and beautiful gardens. The leisure club at the Newpark offers an indoor pool, a spacious sauna, and a steam room. Guests can exercise in the modern gym, and Escape Spa provides a range of relaxing Aveda treatments. Each bright room overlooks the gardens and trees, and includes free Wi-Fi, free tea and coffee, and a TV. All rooms offer a private bathroom with a hairdryer and toiletries. Gulliver’s Restaurant serves an extensive à la carte menu, a wide range of wines, and cooked buffet breakfasts. The Scott Dove Bar and Bistro provides carvery lunches, drinks and coffees with live piano entertainment on most nights. Free parking is available, and Kilkenny Castle can be reached in 25 minutes on foot. The Cathedral of St Mary is also 25 minutes’ walk away, and Kilkenny train station is 15 minutes away on foot.
In the heart of Kilkenny, The Kilford Arms Hotel offers free parking and comfortable rooms with en suite bathrooms and Satellite TVs. Kilford’s White Oak restaurant serves the best of local produce. Most rooms have baths and all provide tea/coffee making facilities as well as hair dryers, creating a home from home atmosphere. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas. The White Oak restaurant serves traditional Irish food. O’Faolain’s pub is set over three levels and features stunning architecture which incorporate the ruins of a 16th century church. The Kilford Arms Hotel is a short walk from the rail and bus station. In the city centre discover Kilkenny Castle, Rothe House and Black Abbey.
Langton House Hotel is located in the heart of medieval Kilkenny, within walking distance of Kilkenny Castle, shopping, the theatre, and bars. There is free Wi-Fi throughout, and free parking nearby. The fine-dining restaurant, The Langton Room, serves traditional and international cuisine. Edward Langtons is the hotel’s award-winning bar. Langton House boasts 34 superbly appointed bedrooms with views across the city. This family-run hotel has won numerous awards, including Black and White Pub of the Year 4 times in a row. The area is renowned for it’s fine selection of boutiques, craft shops and outdoor markets. You can relax in a cafe or wine bar, and visit the many spa salons dotted around the city.
While there may be vacancies if you turn up on spec, it would probably be as well to book in advance for this city centre B&B. Situated just of the busy shopping area of High Street, and close to Market Cross shopping centre, there are parking facilities available for guests. There are six rooms, two of which are ensuite. The proprietor, Anita Hehir, is related to the owners of Dempseys B&B next door, and is helpful and friendly.
Located on the Medieval Mile, The Metropole is 100 metres from Smithwick's Brewery Tour and 500 metres from Kilkenny Castle. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Rooms come with a private bathroom and The Metropole features free WiFi in public areas. There is luggage storage space at the property.
In the centre of town, Kilkenny Tourist Hostel is a short walk from pubs, restaurants and the Watergate Theatre. Located in an 18th-century townhouse, the hostel offers private and dormitory accommodation, luggage storage and free Wi-Fi. All accommodation has use of shared bathroom facilities, as well as a lounge with an open fire and a well-equipped kitchen. There are also free-to-use lockers, and a computer for guests’ use. Laundry services are also available. Kilkenny Train Station is just over 1km away, and the hostel is also close to local bus routes. The town has a wide variety of bars and a multi-screen cinema, and Kilkenny Castle and the Black Abbey are among the historical attractions within a 10-minute walk.