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Magical Christmas Staycation in Kilkenny

Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel Xmas

Kilkenny takes on a magical quality at Christmas, where visitors and locals alike revel in the beauty of the Kilkenny streets, decked out with holiday flair. Make this Christmas one to remember with a stay in one of Kilkenny’s hotels, from open fires, sumptuous festive dining, mulled wine receptions and of course visits from Santa, Kilkenny hotels have Christmas 2021 wrapped up.

Mount Juliet Estate


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‘Be Drawn In’ Winter Offer from €255 per night
Escape to Mount Juliet Estate for an enchanting overnight winter break. Stay at Hunter’s Yard for one cosy night of luxury, with an intimate dinner in The Hound and a delicious breakfast the next morning. Indulge in a little five-star magic, and enjoy deep beds, crisp walks, warm hospitality and the charms of this beautiful estate cloaked in winter’s light.

Visit www.mountjuliet.ie

Newpark Hotel Kilkenny


The Newpark Hotel is promising a magical Christmas with family and friends at their 4-star family-friendly hotel.

2, 3 or 4 Night Christmas Celebration Package: from €419 per Adult for 2 Nights
Enjoy a 2, 3 or 4-night family escape to the Newpark. The celebrations start on Christmas Eve with a festive Afternoon Tea by the fireside, all while resident pianist Helen sets the atmosphere with seasonal favourite carols.  Enjoy a festive dinner that evening, followed by a big movie or drinks in Scott’s Bar.

Start Christmas Day with a champagne breakfast, while carol singers entertain from the lobby. Enjoy mulled wine followed by a festive 5-course lunch, then sit back & relax to live music in Scott’s bar. Not to mention Santa, who will shower every guest with gifts! On Stephen’s Day, wake up to a late champagne breakfast before you depart for home.

Festive Family Fun Package: from €628 for 2 Nights Total Stay
Enjoy a 2 Night Festive Fun at the Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny in the run-up to Christmas. This package includes 2 nights bed and breakfast with dinner on 1 evening for 2 adults and 2 children. Adults can dine in Gulliver’s restaurant on one night. Children’s dinner is high tea served in the kids’ club and they can join in all the fun at the hotel’s Kids Camp which runs daily from 10.00 am – 4.00 pm. Kids can also enjoy all the on-site activities at the Newpark, from Fairy Trails, Adventure Trails to Tree Top Ziplines, there’s plenty to keep them occupied.

Visit www.newparkhotelkilkenny.com


Butler House

Christmas Afternoon Tea Butlers

The historic Butler House has many dining options available this Christmas, so whether you are marking a special occasion, or catching up with family friends or having an office get-together, Butler House has everything from Festive Afternoon Teas, lunch and dinner.

Visit www.butler.ie


Kilkenny takes on a magical quality at Christmas,
where visitors and locals alike revel in the beauty of the Kilkenny streets, decked out with holiday flair.


Kilkenny Rivercourt Hotel

Kilkenny Rivercourt Hotel Xmas

Celebrate the season with friends, work colleagues or family in the stylish surrounds of the  Rivercourt  Restaurant, with lovely views of Kilkenny Castle and the River Nore, it’s the ideal location for a Christmas celebration!

2 or 3 Course Dinner: from €26.50pp
The hotel is offering both Christmas Lunch and Christmas Dinner throughout December with both 2-course and 3-course options available and with a complimentary glass of mulled wine on arrival.

Festive Afternoon Tea: €23 per adult/€13.50 per child
Always a treat, and particularly nice at Christmas time, this festive Afternoon Tea will be served daily from 1 pm – 5 pm and is a relaxed option for gathering with family and friends during December.  The hotel also offers a Kids Menu for little ones planning to be extra good before Santa arrives!

Christmas Eve Lunch: 3 course €29.95 pp
Enjoy a memorable Christmas Eve Lunch with family and friends at Riverside Restaurant.  Booking times are available from 1 pm through to 4 pm on the day.

Visit www.rivercourthotel.com


Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel

Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel Xmas

Take a Christmas shopping break, time to chill pre-Christmas, escape on a break after Christmas with your family or ring in the New Year in the heart of Kilkenny City.

Overnight Stay, Dinner & Breakfast from €162 per night
After a day exploring some of Kilkenny’s best-loved shops, enjoy an overnight with a 3-course dinner for two.

Shop & Relax from €132 per night
Overnight stay with early bird two-course dinner for two.

Visit www.kilkennyormonde.com


Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel

Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel Xmas

The Kilkenny Hibernian has been creating Christmas magic for many years, with their historic building lending itself beautifully to the festive season. Enjoy the warmth of roaring open fires, the scent of traditional Christmas trees, and halls decked with boughs of holly and twinkling lights. 

Festive Party Nights in the Brasserie: Midweek:€39 pp/Weekend: €45 pp
Enjoy mulled wine and bubbly on arrival, followed by a delicious festive 3-course dinner. The evening also includes spot prizes and after-dinner DJ and dancing.

Visit www.kilkennyhibernianhotel.com


The Hoban Hotel Kilkenny


Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel Xmas.

Ring in the New Year at The Hoban Hotel Kilkenny and get ready to enjoy a wonderful 2-night stay with dinner. Located in the city centre, The Hoban Hotel is the ideal location to explore all the sights and attractions of Kilkenny!

New Year Getaway: From €113 pp for 2 Nights
Start your day with a hearty breakfast with the Hoban Hotel’s buffet breakfast. Return to the hotel after a day exploring Kilkenny and enjoy a three-course dinner in the newly refurbished and stylish 1801 Restaurant & Bar, enjoy the evening before retiring to your comfortable bedroom for a restful night’s sleep.

Visit www.hobanhotelkilkenny.com


Springhill Court Hotel

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Catch up with friends and family over a delicious Festive Dining experience at the Springhill Court Hotel. The hotel has a festive menu available throughout December in Kupp Coffee Dock, Oscar’s Bistro, and the Paddock Bar.

Oscars Bistro: 2-course festive lunch from €24/ Dinner from €25

Get the gang together, whether it’s family, friends or work colleagues for a festive get-together to remember. The hotel is offering lunch and dinner from 1st to 22nd December, and 27th to 30th December. All of the options include a glass of mulled wine and mince pie.

Festive Afternoon Tea in Kupp Coffee Dock: from €22.50pp.
Reconnect and chat with old friends over an indulgent Festive Afternoon Tea with a selection of freshly baked scones, finger sandwiches and mouth-watering sweet treats.

Gift Vouchers
Treat someone special this year to a Springhill Court Hotel gift voucher. Redeemable for overnight stays, the Paddock Bar, Oscar’s Bistro, Kupp coffee Dock and Leisure Club. 
As an added incentive, spend €150 or more and receive a complimentary Afternoon Tea Voucher for 2.*

Visit www.springhillcourt.com

For more to explore this Christmas go to www.visitkilkenny.ie