Here you will find some hotels and accommodation options that won’t break the bank and that are within travelling distance to some great outdoor activities and the best night-life the city has to offer. So yes, it is possible to get a great-quality, fun experience and a central Kilkenny location without a scary price tag. Whether you are after a wild weekend or merely looking for an experience to remember, Kilkenny ticks all the boxes this summer. Here are our top recommendations:
Kilford Arms from €99 for 2 Nights
From as little as €99 for a two- night stay, The Kilford Arms in the city centre of Kilkenny is the place to base yourself for a fun, energetic Summer get-away. Within a short walk you will be captivated by the vibe and energy of the city with an old world charm. Enjoy the vibrant culture; and for the girls, all the great shopping that Kilkenny is renowned for from vintage shops to high end boutiques. After a day exploring the city, kick back in the hotel’s O’Faolains Super Bar, which has a Beer Garden for that real summer ‘al fresco’ feeling!
Langton House Hotel from €140 per room
If you’re in search of a weekend trip and want to stay close to all the action Kilkenny has to offer, then this Summer Langton’s is the place to be! Kilkenny takes the top spot for the best nightlife in Ireland and let’s face it we could all do with experiencing a good social scene this summer. From as little as €140 per room including breakfast, you can be smack in the centre of all the great restaurants and bars that the city has to offer. The hotel itself, has a number of dining and bar options (and some of the best cocktails in town!), so if you want a relaxing escape, you don’t even have to leave the building!!
Kilkenny Inn from €133 per room
Grab the gang for an overnight in one of Kilkenny City’s best loved hotels, the Kilkenny Inn. Arrive to a bottle of wine in each room, pre-dinner cocktails in the bar before you head into the city. Wake up the next morning to a lazy late check out and head to one of Kilkenny’s great walking trails and explore the countryside before you head home. Rate: From €133 per room (min 3 rooms per booking)