Hospitality – a warm welcome awaits in Kilkenny

Kilkenny City and County offers an excellent selection of accommodation that will make your visit enjoyable and memorable for all the right reasons.

From luxury woodland estates, boutique city hotels to family and budget-friendly options there is something for everybody in Kilkenny.

There are also plenty of Bed & Breakfasts and Self-Catering options tucked in and around the city and county offering another great stay alternative.

Visit our members section for a full list of accommodation offerings in Kilkenny or explore our Stay section for inspiration.

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In this article

Newpark Hotel

Butler House

Lyrath Estate Hotel

Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel

Mount Juliet Estate Hotel

Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel

Springhill Court Hotel

Pembroke Kilkenny Hotel

Aard Oakleigh

Auburndale B&B

Avila Bed & Breakfast

Ballybur Castle

Beech Lane Farmhouse

Brandon View

Breagagh View

Carbine Bridge House

Castle View

Celtic House

Croan Cottages

Cullintra House

Danville House

Fanad House

Grange Manor

Hibernian House

Highbank Orchards

Hotel Kilkenny

Kenmur House

Kilbawn House

Kilford Arms Hotel

Kilkenny Tourist Hostel

Killure Lodge

Langtons House Hotel

Mulvarra House

Nore Valley Camping

Oldtown Farmhouse

Kilkenny River Court Hotel

Riversfield Farm

Rosquil House Guesthouse

San Antonio Guesthouse

Shankill Castle – Festivals & Events

Tree Grove Camping

Waterside Restaurant & Guest House

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Family Friendly places to stay in Kilkenny

Newpark Hotel

Castlecomer Road, Kilkenny

056 7760500

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The 4 star Newpark Hotel rests on the edge of medieval Kilkenny City, a cultural gem of festivals and historical sites. On over 40 acres of parkland, offering luxurious accommodation, a Health Club & Spa and fun filled kids’ activities, this family-friendly hotel is the ideal base for exploring Kilkenny. Your hosts, the Flynn family have a renowned reputation for a warm welcome and true hospitality, creating a relaxed atmosphere and outstanding experience for all guests. This family friendly Kilkenny hotel offers an array of unique facilities including stylish and elegant décor, a relaxing Spa and Health club with an outdoor infinity pool and fun filled activities for the kids. With elegant banqueting suites, suitable for a large or intimate Kilkenny wedding and spacious conference facilities, our dedicated team will ensure all your needs are met whether you are here for business or pleasure.  

Butler House

Upper Patrick Street, Co. Kilkenny

056 7765707

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Butler House is a beautiful four-star guest house Kilkenny City, boasting contemporary furnishings combined with magnificent original features. The stunning Georgian residence features sweeping staircases, magnificent plastered ceilings, marble fireplaces and a charming walled garden. Explore the unique features of the guesthouse including the internationally renowned Butler Walled Garden, a charming Georgian garden which has been restored to its former glory and boasts its own private entrance to the iconic Kilkenny Castle.

Lyrath Estate Hotel

Paulstown Road, Kilkenny

056 7760088

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The luxury, sophistication and style of Lyrath Estate are unsurpassed among Kilkenny hotels. Lyrath Estate is a multi-award winning hotel, spa and luxury wedding venue offering some of the finest accommodation, dining, and conference facilities in Ireland. Located amidst 170 acres of mature parkland, the Estate is home to a host of native wildlife including ducks, rabbits, hares, and squirrels. Lyrath Estate is a family-friendly hotel, boasting a leisure centre with a 17m swimming pool, 22 seater private screening room, outdoor playground and Reilly’s Fun Club. Guests can also avail of activities such as archery, falconry, cycling, walks and fishing throughout the Estate.

Escape and unwind with romantic breaks at Lyrath Estate – enjoy fine dining at our Two AA Rosette winning Yew Restaurant, rejuvenate with an Oasis Spa signature treatment, such as the award-winning Neroli Blossom Ritual, enjoy afternoon tea in The Atrium and catch up over cocktails in Tupper’s Bar! Try a tomahawk steak or lobster in the casual chic Grill & Bar.

The historic setting, exceptional facilities and exquisite food, mean Lyrath Estate is the ultimate wedding venue in Kilkenny. The award-winning Oasis spa voted 'Irish Tatler Hotel Spa of the year' is a popular destination for spa days & pamper breaks in Ireland.  The Kilkenny Convention Centre, part of Lyrath Estate, is the largest convention/conference venue in Kilkenny, with state of the art facilities, natural daylight and ample free parking we can cater for up to 1500 delegates theatre style, or 850 for a gala dinner.

Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel

1 Ormonde Street, Kilkenny

056 7771888

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Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel offers our guests a winning combination of comfort, location, value & style. Our hotel is a one off, a wonderful building that you can make your own. Located in the heart of Kilkenny, a city bursting with life, Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel has earned the reputation of offering a uniquely designed property with the perfect blend of contemporary and traditional. From the strikingly historical exterior to the warm Irish welcome waiting inside, the emphasis throughout is on comfort, style & great service. In addition Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel is in the midst of completing an all-encompassing renovation project which will see every aspect of the guest experience upgraded.

Mount Juliet Estate Hotel

Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny

056 7773000

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Mount Juliet Estate offers elegant and luxurious Kilkenny hotel accommodation steeped in history and heritage, magnificent gardens, a world renowned golf course and fine dining which has been awarded 1 Michelin Star and 3 AA Rosettes. Unfold the beauty that lies behind 1,500 acres of picturesque woodland, choose between the luxurious and generously proportioned Manor House, the tranquil and elegant Hunters Yard or for those who prefer self-catering options, indulge in the old warm charm of the Rose Garden or Chauffeurs Lodges.

Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel

Ormonde Street, Kilkenny

056 7750200

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The four star Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel is certainly a dazzling jewel in the remarkable medieval city and boasts one of the only Kilkenny city centre hotels with full leisure centre facilities including a 21metre pool, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi. Experience a family trip to remember with Kilkenny's many Medieval landmarks on your doorstep and a dedicated Kids Club awaiting to be discovered. The Kilkenny Ormonde hotel provides a luxurious and relaxing stay surrounded by numerous facilities and services designed to cater to your every need.

Springhill Court Hotel

Waterford Road, Kilkenny City

056 7721122

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A Kilkenny landmark for over 40 years,  the Springhill Court Hotel is now fresh and vibrant following a two year renovation.  The newly refurbished Hotel is close to the centre of the Historic City of Kilkenny, popular for its culture, cuisine, and unbeatable night life.  The Hotel comprises of 85 ensuite bedrooms, superb Leisure Club with Gym, 19m Pool, Sauna, Steam Room, Jacuzzi, Spa and Hair Salon. To help keep the little ones entertained, the Springhill Court Hotel have a Children’s Playground and Lenny the Lions Kids Club which operates during the school holidays.  Enjoy some great food and friendly hospitality in Oscar’s Bistro, Kupp Coffee Dock and the very popular Paddock Bar.

Pembroke Kilkenny Hotel

Patrick Street, Kilkenny

056 7783500

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With spacious rooms and a peaceful charm, the Pembroke Hotel Kilkenny City, is a welcoming place that excels at stylish comfort. This Kilkenny City Centre hotel offers a wide range of rooms all with air-conditioning and the modern conveniences that you expect from a team that puts your comfort first. Surrounded by Kilkenny’s most famous landmarks including Kilkenny Castle, Butler House and the Kilkenny Design Centre, fashionable, funky boutiques and walking distance to the city’s pubs, clubs and numerous other amenities, it makes it the ideal location for your getaway.

Aard Oakleigh

Ballyredding West, Bennettsbridge, Co. Kilkenny

056 7727388

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June has been welcoming guests for over 10 years and has had visitors from all four corners of the globe. She is a Bennettsbridge local and her family has lived here for generations. June is full of knowledge of the local area and the best things to see and do while you enjoy your stay with us.

Auburndale B&B

Springmount, Waterford Rd., Kilkenny

056 7762716

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Auburndale Bed and Breakfast is situated in Kilkenny City. Teresa and Pat Holden have been entertaining guests at their beautiful Auburndale Bed and Breakfast on the outskirts of Kilkenny since 1991 (our B&B accommodation is only 1 km to the centre of Kilkenny City). Auburndale Bed and Breakfast with its bright comfortable dining room is a perfect setting for meals and friendly conversation, where you will enjoy our home cooked breakfast served at your convenience. Accommodation comprises two double and three twin bedrooms, each with its own TV, hairdryer and bathroom, Bord Fáilte approved. All bedrooms in our Kilkenny City B&B are non-smoking. Award winning garden. Off road parking.

Avila Bed & Breakfast

Freshford Road, Kilkenny City

086 8417370

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Avila Bed and Breakfast Kilkenny City, is a very comfortable family home, run by Breda Dore. At Avila B&B, we offer the Best of Irish hospitality and fare including our Award winning black and white puddings direct from the Dore family butchers. Our Bed and Breakfast is only a 15 minute walk from the centre of Kilkenny city.

Ballybur Castle

Ballybur Lane, Cuffsgrange, Co. Kilkenny

087 0505668

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Ballybur Castle is a five storey 16th century towerhouse, 8km south of the medieval city of Kilkenny. The castle has been restored to it's former authentic glory using the same techniques and materials as the original 16th century builders. The rooms are larger and the stairs wider than in most of the known square towerhouses. With external dimensions of 38x30 feet, rising to a height of 65 feet, a surprising feature of Ballybur Castle is the light, though narrow, the windows have deep angled sills which deflect the light very efficiently. Ballybur Castle is now a luxury self-catering holiday home where you can have an unforgettable stay. Available for long or short term lettings, modern comforts have been incorporated without detracting from the charm and simple grandeur of this ancient dewlling. All beds in Ballybur Castle have orthopedia matresses, electric blankets, duvets with covers and feathered cushions, bedrooms also have victorian cast iron radiators installed. The castle comfortably sleeps eight people. The kitchen is fitted with a sink, oven grill, microwave and of course crockery, cutlery, glasses, etc. Full cleaning and catering services can be arranged.

Beech Lane Farmhouse

Grangehill, Clifden, Co. Kilkenny

085 1529959

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Beechlane Farmhouse is a spacious, bright, south-facing residence located in the Kilkenny countryside. Our Kilkenny Farmhouse offers self catering accommodation in Kilkenny. The Farmhouse is just 10 km outside the stunning Marble City of Kilkenny and 7 km from the village of Gowran, famous for its horse racing and golf course. The property boasts beautiful views of the surrounding countryside and the Blackstairs Mountains including Mount Leinster. It sits on the steps of a walker’s and cyclist’s paradise due to the many interesting routes to be conquered in this area. Its location is ideal for planning a family adventure with a reptile zoo, numerous parks, playgrounds, golf courses, fishing and lots of other fun facilities nearby. This house is perfect for gatherings and celebrations with an open-plan living area and a warm, homely atmosphere, decorated to a very high standard throughout. Its sleeping facilities consist of 3 bedrooms - 2 double rooms, both en suite and 1 twin with the wet room beside it. It is suitable for 6 or 8 people (8 if using the double bed in the mezzanine area). It is child friendly and wheelchair accessible. Pets are very welcome providing they are not venemous or poisonous.

Brandon View

Ballyling Lower, Graiguenamanagh, Co. Kilkenny.

059 9724625

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The stunning Failte Ireland four star rated Brandon View House B&B is nestled in a valley of lush green countryside in Kilkenny. Choose from six newly renovated ensuite bedrooms, offering all the comforts of your home and all modern conveniences. Visitors have easy access to discover some of Kilkenny's greatest treasures, while also having the sleepy and charming town of Graiguenamanagh just a stone's throw away, offering a fine selection of Restaurants and traditional pubs. Enjoy a round of golf or for those looking for something adventurous try quad biking or water sports, including canoeing and kayaking on the River Barrow.

Breagagh View

1 Maiden Hill, Kells Road, Kilkenny

056 7703111

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Rosaleen and Larry Kinsella welcome you to their comfortable, relaxed, bed and breakfast in Kilkenny. Breagagh View B&B is only ten minutes from the centre of the beautiful medieval city of Kilkenny. They strive to offer the highest standards of comfort and food from the very moment you arrive. All the rooms have comfortable beds, en-suite bathrooms, televisions and free wi-fi is made available to all their guests. The B&B also has ample free parking. Rosaleen can offer you a choice of a traditional Irish full breakfast or a lighter continental style breakfast. A full Irish consists of the finest locally sourced produce, bacon, sausages, tomato, free range eggs, black and white pudding. Rosaleen also bakes her own home-made bread. The B&B is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac adjacent to the ring road (N76) for easy access to all the local amenities and attractions Kilkenny has to offer.

Carbine Bridge House

Moanmore, Callan, Co. Kilkenny

052 9153489

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Four star self catering holiday home in Callan County Kilkenny, approved to Failte Ireland standards. Our Kilkenny self catering accommodation is situated 4km from the town of Callan on the Kilkenny/Tipperary border. Carbine Bridge House has four spacious bedrooms, sleeping 8 people and is fully equipped with all modern conveniences, linen and towels provided. It is set in a tranquil rural area with it's own private garden, patio furniture and barbeque, making this an ideal setting for a completely relaxing holiday.

Castle View

Balleen, Freshford, Co. Kilkenny

056 8832181

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Castle View Bed and Breakfast County Kilkenny is a bungalow in a peaceful location with panoramic view of the Kilkenny countryside. Orthopaedic Beds, 15 minute drive to Kilkenny City. Our Kilkenny B&B is ideal for stays en route to Rock of Cashel.

Celtic House

18 Michael St, Gardens, Kilkenny

056 7762249

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This quality TAA (Tourism Approval Authority) approved Bed and Breakfast is in an excellent location at the heart of Kilkenny City and within walking distance of shops, restaurants, pubs and all local amenities. The B&B was built in 1998 and offers private secure parking for guests. The B&B is just a four minute walk from the bus and train station and is an excellent touring base for Kilkenny and surrounding areas. All rooms are comfortable, spacious and have Ensuite facilities, TV, Tea/Coffee etc.

Croan Cottages

Dunnamaggan, Kilkenny

056 7766868

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Set on the ground of an eighteenth century Irish Manor House, Croan Cottages are 5 recently built, traditional style cottages offering self catering accommodation in Kilkenny. The cottages are set around a charming courtyard, surrounded by beautifully mature Lime trees, with a duck pond, boules court and games area close by. Visitors will appreciate the extreme comfort, relaxing nature and high end facilities Croan Cottages has to offer. Relax and enjoy splendid surroundings with Castle Morres demesne just next door, an impressive forest park of almost 2,000 acres, walled gardens and Orchards providing plenty of fresh produce for guests to enjoy during their stay.

Cullintra House

The Rower, Inistioge, Co. Kilkenny

051 423614

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Patricia Cantlon invites you to her elegant, romantic secluded 18th century country house Cullintra House, set in 230 acres of hill and woodlands. For all walking enthusiasts why not take a trip along our private path leading to Cairn of stones dating back thousands of years. Patricia has personally put up markers to guide you to the viewing bridge where you can enjoy fantastic scenery scanning miles of countryside.

Danville House

Danville Farm House, Kilkenny

086 1209210

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Danville House Farm is a family fun business set in an old Georgian Farm just a short walk from Kilkenny city. Set in 80 acres of lush green fields the Farm has everything for the Equestrian enthusiast. The Equestrian Centre is AIRE and BHS approved and all staff are fully qualified. For the more adventurous riders we have over 80 cross country jumps. After you ride out, enjoy a cup of tea and have a stroll to meet some of our beautiful mares and foals or why not stay make a holiday out of it and stay in our Self Catering Accommodation, providing you an all-round adventurous holiday in the country-side.

Fanad House

Castle Road, Kilkenny

056 7764126

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Fanad House is a delightful guest house in Kilkenny City. A warm welcome awaits you at Fanad House Guest House, home of the Wallace Family, your home from home. We take pride in caring of our guests as though they were members of our own family. Tastefully decorated, Fanad Guest House overlooking Kilkenny Castle Park is ideally located within 5 minutes walk of the city centre.Fanad House has eight guestrooms. Designed to provide maximum comfort, each has a bath and a shower. All rooms have multi-channel T.V., hairdryer and direct dial phone. We also have one room suitable for the disabled.

Grange Manor

Ballyragget, Co. Kilkenny

087 2524531

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Grange Manor Bed guesthouse, Ballyragget Kilkenny offers luxury bed & breakfast accommodation in the heart of the Kilkenny countryside and within easy access to medieval Kilkenny and a host of activities from golf and fishing to country walks.

Hibernian House

5 Patrick St, Gardens, Kilkenny

056 7764848

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Hibernian guest house incorporates the best of both worlds when it comes to the luxury of a hotel and the home away from home, relaxed and personable feel of a guest house. With a limited amount of rooms available, you can be sure that one of our friendly members of staff will be at hand at any point during your stay to meet any need you may have. With a small number of guests under the one roof it is a much more personal experience than that of a hotel filled with hundreds of guests. Making friends during your stay is not uncommon. Queuing for check-in or breakfast will never be an issue, with fewer rooms and fewer guests it provides a peaceful, relaxing environment and gives you more time to enjoy your break in Kilkenny City. Another benefit of our guesthouse is the cost compared to that of a hotel. Guesthouses in general are much more reasonably priced and the same goes for Hibernian House with B&B from as little as €58 per night. The rooms in our charming, quaint guesthouse are styled in rich tones and each features a television and coffee making facilities. We supply Free WIFI which is available throughout the guesthouse

Highbank Orchards

Farmley, Cuffesgrange, Co. Kilkenny

086 8172132

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Highbank Organic Farm in Co. Kilkenny was a 17th century farmyard and the present farm house was built by our family in the 19th Century. The first apple orchards were planted by the family, in 1969, to compliment the hop gardens. The varieties of apples are specially chosen for their juicing properties which are uniquely complex and full of health giving vitamins and minerals. Highbank Orchards is home to the original and innovative and multi award winning HIGHBANK orchard syrup. We also produce several delicious Apple juices, including our acclaimed Christmas organic mulling apple juice.

Hotel Kilkenny

College Road, Kilkenny

056 776 2000

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The modern, chic hotel is Kilkenny’s largest 4* hotel and is decorated with Italian marble, French wallpaper and custom pieces of furniture throughout. Hotel Kilkenny will ensure you feel immersed in style and ready to relax. This 138 bedroom hotel is located just off the Ring Road with plenty of free car parking available & fast speed wifi throughout the hotel. Relax in the 5* Leisure Centre with 20 metre pool, sauna, jacuzzi and steam room. Our amazing kids club is available on weekends and throughout school holidays so the kids can enjoy fun filled activities, while adults dine in either Taste Restaurant or our funky Pure Bar. The Pure Bar at Hotel Kilkenny offers an extensive drinks, wine and cocktail list including some specialist drinks carefully assembled by the Pure team, the food menu has been crafted to offer a great variety of dishes to suit all needs. Renowned for weddings & the impeccable service, Hotel Kilkenny also offers a vast range of conference and meeting space.  Whether its a private party, large conference or small meeting room, we cater for all events. Base yourself in Hotel Kilkenny and explore the wonderful medieval city that is part of Irelands Ancient East.

Kenmur House

45, Fr. Murphy Square, Kilkenny

056 7722956

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Kenmur is a warm welcoming family run bed and breakfast in Kilkenny City, comprising of spacious bedrooms. Our Kilkenny B&B is situated in a perfect central location for exploring the narrow streets of the Medieval City of Kilkenny. Just a short walk to Kilkenny's main attractions: Kilkenny Castle, Rothe House, Black Abbey and St. Canices Cathedral and Round Tower.

Kilbawn House

Dungarvan Village, Cloghala, Gowran, Co. Kilkenny

0567733547

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Kilbawn Country House is a family run Bed & Breakfast situated in the heart of County Kilkenny, surrounded with magnificent views of the countryside including Mount Leinster. Our rooms are furnished with King size orthopaedic beds and electric blankets for extra comfort. We are just a 20-minute drive from Kilkenny City and Medieval Kilkenny Castle, 10 minutes’ drive from Jerpoint Abbey & Park, 15 minutes from Duiske Abbey in Graiguenamanagh, while Kilfane Glen & Waterfall is just 5 minutes away. We are ideally situated to tour the South East with Wexford, Waterford Crystal, Rock of Cashel, Cahir Castle in Tipperary all within a 1-hour drive.

Kilford Arms Hotel

John's Street, Kilkenny

056 7761018

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The Kilford Arms Hotel Kilkenny city, is perfectly located in the heart of the vibrant bright lights of the city. Our hotel offers a personal service and a great range of facilities. The White Oak Restaurant serves fresh local produce in comfortable surroundings with a warm and traditional atmosphere. PV's traditional bar has entertainment nightly, with food served daily and O'Faolain's Bar is Kilkenny's most vibrant bar, with three levels of stunning architecture incorporating the ruins of a 16th century church.

Kilkenny Tourist Hostel

35 Parliament St, Kilkenny

056 7763541

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In an 18th century Georgian Townhouse, Kilkenny Tourist Hostel is right in the centre of Kilkenny, one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Ireland. There’s Free WiFi and free computer access. Our Kilkenny City Centre hostel also has a great Self Catering kitchen and a lovely Sitting Room with an open turf fire. Choose between Dorms, Private Family Rooms, Triples, Twins and Double rooms. Prices from as little as 14 Euro per night. Our Notice Boards are famous for letting you know what’s on in Kilkenny town: gigs, plays, movie nights, traditional music sessions, hurling matches, tours and all the hidden gems we reckon you should enjoy. Plus every day we chalk up the best events of the night on our blackboard at the hostel reception.

Killure Lodge

Goresbridge, Kilkenny

059 9775567

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Welcome to the charmingly charismatic Killure Lodge, a four star, Fáilte Ireland approved self-catering holiday home, set in the rich countryside of Kilkenny. The unique farmhouse, made of Limestone is located in the heart of Ireland's "Sunny South East" and boasts rural beauty, country seclusion and ancient land. The family home and cottages cater for small groups looking to escape the busy city life for some fresh air and an active, exciting holiday. The lodge is fully self-contained with complete facilities, offering you comfort in a home away from home setting.

Langtons House Hotel

67 Johns Street, Kilkenny

056 7765133

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Langton's House Hotel in Kilkenny City is renowned both locally and nationally for its impeccable customer service, good wholesome cuisine and genuine welcome. Langton's Hotel is designed to a modern and stylish four-star standard and is considered one of the Jewels in Kilkenny's Medieval City. Known for introducing show stopping performances and gigs and home to award winning bars and known for Kilkenny's most trendy, modern and dynamic night club where you can dance the night away and catch your beauty sleep all under the same roof.

Mulvarra House

Bauck, Saint Mullins, Co. Carlow

051 424936

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Mulvarra House is owned and managed by an Irish/Dutch couple, Tim and Linda. We both take huge pride in welcoming people to our home and sharing some of the magic of St Mullins and the surrounding area. We are more than happy to sit down and take time with guests who are unfamiliar. Linda is a keen cook and delights in sharing her culinary enthusiasm by cooking for guests. We offer both Bed & Breakfast accommodation, and body treatment facilities in the heart of Beautiful and picturesque Ireland. We also offer dinners for guests upon request.

Nore Valley Camping

Nore Valley Park, Bennettsbridge, Co Kilkenny

056 7727229

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Our family run site is located in a quiet, peaceful valley overlooking the River Nore. We have beautiful wooden lodges, a total of 35 Caravan Sites and 35 Tent Pitches on site with Free showers and hot water. A high standard of cleanliness is priority throughout the site and amenities with no noise or socialising after midnight. Situated on an open farm, patrons have free access to the farm and children are encouraged to assist in animal feeding along with numerous fun activities throughout the day.

Oldtown Farmhouse

Oldtown, Stoneyford, Thomastown, Co Kilkenny.

056 7728224

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Oldtown Farmhouse is a spacious and friendly Kilkenny Bed and Breakfast based on a family run farm, situated on an elevated site with scenic views of the surrounding countryside. Oldtown Farmhouse B&B is home to an award winning and world renowned propagation nursery and 2000-year-old Ring Fort, where guests can receive a complimentary guided tour. Nearby attractions and adventure activities are just a stone's throw away with Mount Juliet Hotel and Golf Club just 1km away and Kell's Priory, Jerpoint Abbey, Jerpoint Glass and Kiltorcan Raceway Karting just 5 minutes away.

Kilkenny River Court Hotel

The Bridge, John Street, Kilkenny City. R95 Y104

056 7723388

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The Kilkenny River Court Hotel is a gorgeous 4 star hotel located right in the heart of our beautiful Medieval city. It is located in a quiet secluded courtyard just off the main tourist area, yet only a stroll from all major attractions. Each of our 102 guest rooms are stylishly decorated with splendid fine furnishings, crisp white linens and soft neutral tones, ensuring a restful night’s sleep every night. Most guest rooms overlook the River Nore with sensational views of Kilkenny Castle. We also offer FREE Wi-Fi throughout this Kilkenny Hotel and complimentary car parking for our hotel residents and patrons. Guests can dine at the award winning Riverside Restaurant or Terrace Kitchen both offering stunning views of Kilkenny Castle, exceptional service and delicious food.  Guests also have the option of dining outdoors in the summer. The Riverview Bar is comfortable and friendly with an extensive food menu that is served all day, every day! Guests also have the option of dining outdoors in the summer. The Kilkenny River Court Hotel are experts in Weddings, special occasions & family celebrations, conferences and meetings and everything in between!  

Riversfield Farm

Callan, Co. Kilkenny

086 3894447

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Riversfield Farm is a certified organic vegetable farm, providing a fresh, quality selection of locally-grown organic vegetables and salad leaves - delivered weekly, from our farm direct to you door. A box typically includes potatoes, carrots, onions, broccoli and salad - topped up with other seasonal delights such as tomatoes, fresh peas, courgettes and more, from a range of over 30 different vegetables.

Rosquil House Guesthouse

Castlecomer Road, Kilkenny

056 7721419

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Enjoy the creature comforts of home in an elegant 4 star Guest House accommodation in Kilkenny City, with Rosquil House. Our Kilkenny Guest House is located just a short walk from the centre of Kilkenny city and offers the ambience of a hotel with the best of Irish hospitality. With 7 luxury en suite bedrooms and a cosy guest lounge to enjoy a glass of wine - the real treat is its award-winning breakfast: a real culinary treat.

San Antonio Guesthouse

Castlecomer Road, Kilkenny

056 7771834

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San Antonio Guest House is situated in Kilkenny City and offers comfortable 2 star accommodation. Our Kilkenny guest house is a purpose built family run guest house in Kilkenny City opposite the Newpark Hotel. Convenient to Golf, Swimming, Horse riding and ideally situated for Touring the Southeast.

Shankill Castle – Festivals & Events

Paulstown, Co Kilkenny

086 3971748

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Shankill Castle is a unique family home often described as a living museum. It was first built as a Butler towerhouse near the ruins of a pre-reformation church. In 1708 it was rebuilt and set in a formal landscape, vista to the front and canal to the rear, by Peter Aylward. In the 19th century it was enlarged and castellated, serpentine bays added to the canal and an unusual polyhedral sundial given pride of place on a sunken lawn. The stable yard and castellated entrance to the demesne are attributed to Daniel Robertson. Nowadays visitors can take a guided tour of the castle and a walk around the gardens. Visit in spring for snowdrops, daffodils and tulips, summer for the meadows, art exhibitions and sunshine walks, autumn for the ScareFest, ghost tours and wand and quill making, winter for drawing classes and winter workshops.

Tree Grove Camping

Danville House, New Ross Road, Kilkenny

056 7770302

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Tree Grove is a caravan and camping park in Kilkenny. We are a small family run park newly set up and fresh to this business, but after our first few years we have found it to be most rewarding. We like to give everyone the local info and tips on what to see and do in Kilkenny and the South East. We have tried to make the park as practical as possible for you the tourer, with a logical layout to suit both the terrain & the campers needs. So if you do come to visit let us look after you.

Waterside Restaurant & Guest House

The Quay, Graignamanagh, Co Kilkenny

059 9724246

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Irish & Continental cuisine featuring game in season, local specialties such as smoked eel and an extensive international wine list. 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.