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6 Great Guest Houses in Kilkenny City

Hospitality - a warm welcome awaits in Kilkenny

Butler House And Garden 1

6 Great Guest Houses in Kilkenny City

Hospitality - a warm welcome awaits in Kilkenny

Butler House And Garden 1

6 Great Guest Houses in Kilkenny City

Hospitality - a warm welcome awaits in Kilkenny

The Bridge House at The Kilkenny River Court Hotel

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Neville Hotels is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated reopening of the historic Bridge House, an exquisite addition to the renowned Kilkenny River Court Hotel.

This historic former Dower house, located on St John's Bridge, has been restored to its former glory following a devastating fire in 2018. Thanks to the vision and €2 million investment of Neville Hotels, the Bridge House now emerges as a magnificent addition, showcasing 12 impeccably designed bedrooms, a breathtaking parlour overlooking Kilkenny Castle, and the extraordinary original dining room that will feature a fine dining restaurant.

To coincide with the much-anticipated launch, Neville Hotels is also delighted to announce the appointment of Keith and Carmel Boyle to lead the culinary and front of house team at the Bridge House. Hailing from their renowned Michelin recommended restaurant Lady Anne at Creamery House, Keith and Carmel bring with them a wealth of experience in both food and wine, having earned numerous awards and accolades for their culinary expertise over the past number of years.

‘Keith Boyle at The Bridge House’ offers dinner service from Thursday to Saturday commencing at 6pm, and lunch service on Saturday and Sunday commencing at 1pm. Guests now enter through the original door on John St, preserving the historical character of the building. The Bridge House is now open and reservations can be made by calling +353 56 781 3225.

Waterside Guest House

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Waterside Guest House is located right in the heart of Graiguenamanagh, Co. Kilkenny. This medieval river town, nestled in the scenic Barrow Valley, is the perfect destination for hill walkerscyclingfishermenboating enthusiasts, and all those in search of a traditional Irish welcome. Waterside is a carefully converted 19th century granite corn store on the banks of the river Barrow.
Waterside Guesthouse, accommodation in Kilkenny, is run by husband and wife team Brian & Brigid Roberts. For the past twenty years they have welcomed thousands of guests to Graiguenamanagh and are happy to stop and chat with visitors about life in this quintessential Irish town. The rooms at Waterside are evolving over time. They are working hard to let people experience the character that is inherent in the building. Waterside was originally a corn store for the boatmen on the Barrow river and everywhere you go in the building you are now seeing that heritage reflected.
The corridors feature the original granite wall of the mill building, solid and extra thick they help to keep the building cool in Summer and cosy in winter. Every one of the bedrooms feature one or two of the original pitch pine ceiling beams, designed to hold great weight of tonnes of bags of corn delivered by boat from Athy and other far flung towns. In fact all the rooms are different in shape and size, but all offer the same homely atmosphere whether neat doubles or large family rooms. And best of all is that all our rooms overlook the river Barrow and the old stone bridge. All rooms have en-suite shower, television, telephone, tea/coffee.
Waterside is the first choice for anyone looking for personality in a county Kilkenny guesthouse.
If you are feeling a bit peckish? The team in the kitchen at Waterside know their craft. Having honed their skills and developed their own style during fifteen years as a team their work has resulted in consistently favourable reports. The restaurant at Waterside, Graiguenamanagh, Kilkenny, has earned a reputation for excellence over many years. The room itself, with its riverfront location, sets the scene for a wonderful intimate evening with great food and fine wines. The atmosphere in the dining room is relaxed and comfortable. The food is good, the wine list is delicious with over 40 wines from right around the globe.

Butler House and Garden

Butler House & Garden

16 Patrick Street, Co. Kilkenny

Tel: 056 7722828

Butler House and Garden is the charming Dower House of Kilkenny Castle since 1786. This unique four-star guest house in Kilkenny brings history, charm, romance and a warm welcome to all who visit. Sleep, dine or celebrate those milestones in life in timeless and unique surroundings.

The superb location of Butler House offers visitors the very best of Kilkenny City. Through the front door, you will find Patrick Street, a two-minute walk to the centre. Through the back door, you will find the internationally renowned Butler House Walled Garden. This charming Georgian Garden was restored to its former glory in 1999, and boasts its own private entrance to the Castle yard and the iconic Kilkenny Castle.

Butler House and Garden is also a member of Ireland's Blue Book, a prestigious collection of Ireland's most charming and stylish hideaways.

Avalon House Hotel

Avalon House Hotel

Idyllically located in the picturesque Irish countryside, just a short drive from Kilkenny City, Avalon House Hotel is an historic manor dating back to the 19th century which has been delicately and beautifully restored. Featuring both old and new world influences, this wonderful and unique food haven is a fabulous option for a quiet getaway or a more elaborate celebration.

This superb Castlecomer venue contains a host of luxurious outlets from the relaxing Lark’s Bar, the gracious splendour of our casual fine dining Lil's restaurant right through to the stunning backdrop of our elegant 250 capacity ballroom. Their ethos is simple. Providing exquisite food in an elegant setting by the vastly experienced team the hotel ensures your visit will be memorable forever. The jewel in the crown of Avalon House Hotel is undoubtedly Lil’s Restaurant.

Situated on the first floor with natural light flooding through the original windows and views of the woodland estate. The eternally cosy, stove-lit, Lark’s bar enjoys a very strong lunch and supper. This comfy backdrop is awash with decorative trinkets and unique features and is a huge hit with both local patrons and in-house guests. Both can often be seen mingling throughout the evening especially on Friday nights when there is live music.

The boutique style lends itself ideally to weddings and Avalon House Hotel is delighted to present both Á La Carte offerings & 3 enticing package options. Wedding couples are encouraged to impose their individuality on their magical day so this Kilkenny hotel have provided opportunities to tailor a bespoke menu as required. 


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Fanad House

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A ‘Ceád Míle Fáilte’ (a thousand welcomes) awaits you at Fanad House, in Kilkenny City. Fanad Guest House overlooking Kilkenny Castle Park is ideally located within 5 minutes walk of the city centre. They are a multi-award winning Family Run Guesthouse, welcoming guests since 1999. They have won 'Best Hospitality Display' as part of 'Keep Kilkenny Beautiful Awards' on many occasions and have been honoured to be nominated for 'Family Business of the Year' in the 2018 Kilkenny Chamber of Commerce Awards. 

Fanad House, is a B&B ideally located in Kilkenny City. The B&B has twelve modern and comfortable guest rooms which are designed to provide maximum comfort. All rooms are ensuite with both a bath and shower. Kilkenny accommodation does not come any better than this. Each bedroom designed with your comfort in mind. This Kilkenny B&B has all modern facilities including full ensuite facilities, Free Wifi and secure onsite parking.

This Kilkenny B&B is renowned for its superb breakfast. In fact this is a speciality of theirs and it is served in the dining room. Choose from the hot food menu which includes the popular Full Irish Breakfast. If you prefer a lighter continental breakfast enjoy some breakfast cereal, juice, brown bread, toast and fresh fruit.

At Fanad House they take pride in offering ‘a home from home’ and are happy to assist you in planning your itinerary in Kilkenny. 


Facilities include: 
• Multi-channel TV
• Hairdryer
• Direct dial phone
• Tea & coffee facilities
• Wi-Fi
• Private secure parking
• They also have one room suitable for less abled


The Glendine Inn

Glendine Inn Kilkenny Guest House
A friendly welcome awaits you at the Glendine Inn, a charming guest house in Kilkenny City. Our Kilkenny city guest house is a licensed tavern for over 200 years, with residents' lounge and dining room. Ideally located for golf (200m) and city of Kilkenny.  

Grange Manor

Grange Manor Bed and Breakfast

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Experience a luxury bed & breakfast Kilkenny in the heart of the countryside with easy access to the medieval city centre, golf courses, fishing and country walks.

Located 2 km from the rural town of Ballyragget, Co Kilkenny, Grange Manor boasts 26 acres of landscaped grounds and easy access to the River Nore. Built in 18th century, this Georgian house offers free parking and free Wi-Fi.

Each room at Grange Manor features tea and coffee making facilities and an en suite bathroom. Some rooms also enjoy a seating area and view of the patio.

Breakfast, made of locally sourced produce, is served in the large dining room and it includes homemade breads. Dietary requirements are also catered for upon prior arrangement.

The medieval city of Kilkenny, situated a 20-minute drive away, has many historic buildings, a castle, and traditional Irish pubs. The Castlecomer Discovery Park only 11 km away.