If you are looking for alternative accommodation options with a traditional warm Irish welcome, have a look at the selection of excellent Bed & Breakfast accommodation in County Kilkenny. Enjoy the personal attention of your hosts who can guide you on the best places to visit. They have the added personal touch of knowledge of the local area and can give you hints and tips on exploring Kilkenny like a local.
B&Bs in Kilkenny City are the perfect way to really get to know the lore and lay of the land in and around Kilkenny. The more personal setting of a B&B in Kilkenny rather than a hotel allows you to get a true feel of the culture and the people of the Marble City in Ireland’s sunny South East.
1. Kilbawn Country House
Kilbawn Country House is a family-run Bed & Breakfast situated in Gowran, surrounded with magnificent views of the countryside and just a 20-minute drive from Kilkenny city. The 3 rooms are furnished with king-sized orthopaedic beds and electric blankets for extra comfort. Breakfast is available each morning and includes continental, Full Irish and gluten-free options. Guests can relax in the garden at the property.
2. Twin Oaks
Twin Oaks is situated in a quiet country setting, yet only 5-minutes by car from Kilkenny city. Accommodation at Twin Oaks includes a triple, or family room en-suite, a double room en-suite, and a double standard room with its own private bathroom. Relax in the evening after your travels in our comfortable guest lounge, where TV is available. Every morning, in the spacious dining room guests can choose the breakfast option from the varied menu including homemade bread and jams.
3. Celtic House
Celtic House B&B is a comfortable home in tan 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. The B&B has 4 comfortable, spacious and well-appointed bedrooms complete with ensuite bathroom facilities.
4. Newlands Lodge
Newlands Lodge is a luxury B&B accommodation just outside of Kilkenny city with a choice of superior double and family rooms with king and queen-sized beds. The property comprises of ensuite facilities, guest lounge to relax with complimentary tea and coffee available, private parking and landscaped gardens. Full Irish breakfast is included in rates and light refreshments are available at all times. The property was also awarded a Tripadvisors Traveller’s Choice Award for 9 consecutive years.
5. Oldtown Farmhouse
Oldtown Farmhouse is based on a family-run farm close to Thomastown on an elevated site with scenic views of the surrounding countryside. Oldtown Farmhouse comprises of 4 spacious en suite bedrooms with king beds and is a lounge for guests to relax and unwind after a days touring. There is also an award-winning propagation nursery on-site which exports plants to 26 countries around the world. It is also the perfect base for golfers wishing to take on the championship course at Mount Juliet Estate.
6. Rafters Gastro Pub & Accommodation
Rafters Gastro Pub & Accommodation is Kilkenny Business Awards winner for 2021, based in the heart of Kilkenny City. Combining old world charm with a modern elegance, this award winning bar offers a friendly and relaxing atmosphere. Boasting 14 ensuite bedrooms and a rooftop beer garden, it can accommodate all your needs in Kilkenny. Most of the bedrooms are spacious doubles and twins with the remaining ones are a mixture of triple and family rooms. Rafters also offers great food with an extensive menu available 7 days a week.
7. Brandon View House
Brandon View House is nestled in a valley of lush green countryside in Kilkenny. Choose from 6 newly renovated ensuite bedrooms, offering all the comforts of your home and all modern conveniences. Guests can choose from the Family Room, Queen Room, Double Room, King Room or Twin Room all with ensuite bathrooms. Visitors have easy access to discover some of Kilkenny’s greatest treasures, while also having the charming town of Graiguenamanagh nearby. It is an ideal location for walkers of all grades.
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