County Kilkenny

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Best Hotels in County Kilkenny

  • The Pembroke Kilkenny 74 rooms from £75

    Modern boutique hotel with a popular bar. Contemporary, pristine rooms, some with views of the castle. Super conference facilities and fine dining restaurant. There is a spa across the road at the Pembroke's sister hotel for guest use. A great choice and excellent value for money.

    City Style
    Great walks  -  Kilfane Glen and Waterfall
    Sights nearby  -  Kilkenny Castle
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  • Ballyduff House County Kilkenny 6 rooms from £83

    A Georgian country house situated by the river Nore. Traditionally furnished rooms are dressed with antiques and offer fabulous views from large sash windows. Beautiful walks, fishing and hunting are all available from the property. A truly authentic Irish stay.

    Country Escape  -  A majestic country house situated in a picturesque secluded setting.
    Great walks  -  Find scenic walks starting straight from the property.
    Fishing  -  The river Nore has excellent salmon and trout fishing.
    Full of character
    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide
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  • Butler House Kilkenny 13 rooms from £109

    A beautifully maintained Georgian guesthouse on Kilkenny castle estate. Spacious rooms with elegant neutral colours, period fire places, sash windows and spiral staircases. Stunning manicured gardens and majestic views of the castle and grounds. A superb weekend getaway.

    Country Escape  -  Traditional country abode, formerly the home of the Earl of Ormonde
    Sights nearby  -  Butler House is situated on the Kilkenny castle estate.
    Kayaking  -  'Go With The Flow' River Tours
    Great walks  -  Kilfane Waterfall and Glen
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
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  • Lyrath Estate Kilkenny, County Kilkenny 139 rooms from £126

    Set in 170 acres of Irish countryside, replete with lakes and woodland, this country estate hotel makes a unique getaway. Choose from classic or contemporary guestrooms in the restored 17th-century Estate House or modern extension. Unwind at the hotel spa after a day on the green; a stylish getaway.

    Families  -  This hotel is well-suited to families, with larger, family suites available and a splash pool for younger children
    Romantic Break  -  Couples rate this romantic country bolt-hole highly; book an in-suite couples' massage for an indulgent night in
    Country Escape  -  Set within acres of verdant parkland, this hotel makes an idyllic escape to the country
    Great walks  -  Explore the fairytale grounds on a walk; the estate comprises 170 acres of mature parkland, home to a host of native wildlife
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  • Hunter's Yard Hotel Thomastown, County Kilkenny 93 rooms from £165

    Set on a verdant, Georgian country estate, this five-star hotel offers a luxury escape from the city. Duck feather pillows promise a restful night's sleep in the hotel's bright guestrooms; book a suite for a marble-topped bathtub. Dine at the acclaimed hotel restaurant, The Hound. A stylish getaway.

    Country Escape  -  Set on an idyllic Georgian estate in County Kilkenny, this hotel offers many rural delights from fishing to golf and riding
    Families  -  Families are well-catered for at this hotel, with family rooms available and great activities for children
    Foodies  -  Dine at the hotel restaurant The Hound, awarded a Michelin Plate and two AA rosettes
    Fishing  -  Go fishing in the River Nore; the hotel has a fishing room onsite and all the equipment you could need
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  • Manor House at Mount Juliet Thomastown, County Kilkenny 32 rooms from £200

    A luxurious Georgian manor house is the setting for this boutique getaway in County Kilkenny. The family heirlooms and 18th-century artefacts that pepper the property add a personal touch to the elegant guestrooms; book a suite for a cosy fireplace. Take afternoon tea in the lounge; a stately hotel.

    Foodies  -  Be sure to reserve a table at the hotel's Michelin-starred Lady Helen Restaurant, which focuses on locally sourced ingredients
    Weddings  -  This magnificent Georgian manor house makes a picturesque setting for your special day; enquire with the hotel for packages
    Country Escape  -  Set on a verdant Georgian estate in County Kilkenny, this hotel makes an idyllic escape to the country
    Fishing  -  Mount Juliet House is set on a large estate which offers private fishing on the middle to lower reaches of the River Nore
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