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With the new year still just starting, now is the time to plan a little summer indulgence and start creating your 2021 holiday memories with a staycation in Kilkenny. From heart-warming moments with family, to romantic escapes with a loved one, Kilkenny Tourism has lined up some of their best Summer hotel get-aways:

“A little bit of summer is what the whole year is all about.” – John Mayer

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Mount Juliet Estate

‘The Summer of Love’

Celebrate Love this Summer at the stunning Mount Juliet Estate. The hotel is all about spending time with and reclaiming lost time with family, friends, a soulmate or even yourself. With a 500-acres country estate, endless walks and dozens of exciting activities, especially for the kids, Mount Juliet Estate is the perfect place to relax and recharge!


Overnight stay with Dinner

Join Mount Juliet for an overnight stay with dinner and enjoy the best of luxury and laughter, fun and fine dining, fresh air and freedom. Couples can unwind with an overnight summer escape includes one night’s B&B with dinner in Hunter’s Yard or the Manor House. 

From €353 per Night


2/3 night family summer stay

This summer, escape to Kilkenny for a wonderful family adventure at Mount Juliet Estate. Staying in Hunter’s Yard, you and your family will enjoy exceptional five-star hospitality and all the fun of the magical country estate.

A wonderland for every age, you’ll enjoy 500 acres of beautiful countryside and dozens of exciting new activities. From archery to falconry, swimming to nature walks and golf to horse riding, Mount Juliet Estate is the perfect place to run free and reconnect with your loved ones.

Package Includes

  • Two or Three nights’ luxurious accommodation in Hunter’s Yard for two adults and two children
  • Dinner on one evening of your choice for two adults in The Hound Restaurant
  • Daily access to Mount Juliet Juniors Club for children aged 5-12 years from 12–4pm including a packed lunch and each evening from 6–9.30 pm including dinner for children
  • Complimentary access to our Health Club including swimming pool
  • Complimentary car parking
  • Wifi access throughout the hotel
  • Complimentary bottled water on arrival in your room
  • Bathrobes and slippers in your room
  • Nespresso coffee machine in your room
  • Air conditioning in all rooms

Enjoy 2/3 nights’ luxurious accommodation in Hunter’s Yard for two adults and two children and dine on one evening of your choice for two adults in The Hound Restaurant.

From €902 for Three Nights

Visit: www.mountjuliet.ie

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Kilkenny Ormonde

Family Staycation: From €158 per Night

Boasting one of the only hotels in Kilkenny city to have a swimming pool, the Kilkenny Ormonde is the ideal place for the staycation break this summer.  Only minutes’ walk to Kilkenny Castle and Castle Park, the hotel is offering a 1,2 and 3 night staycation breaks which include a family room for 4 with a two course dinner and for the adults. As an added bonus, the Ormonde are giving adults the chance to indulge in a little pampering with the hotels KO Spa treatment offers for guests. Visit: https://bit.ly/3gVNC0L

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Bike ‘N Hike or Castle Break: From €186 per Night

For those who want to explore more of the city and its surrounds, a Bike ‘N Hike package includes bike hire so you can explore the River Nore and all its charms beside and return to a delicious two course meal for two people.

The Castle Break includes entry into Kilkenny’s medieval Castle followed by a lunch in the Castle Lounge, before you head off and explore the rest of the city on foot!

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Summer Breaks: From €226 per night

The hotels Summer Breaks, will give you and the family the perfect opportunity to relax, explore and enjoy all Kilkenny City has to offer. One, two, three and five night breaks include dinner and full use of all the Ormonde’s amenities and pool.

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Visit: www.kilkennyormonde.com

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Springhill Court Hotel

The Springhill Court Hotel is one of the most popular hotels in Kilkenny for leisure and family breaks, situated in the city centre, this boutique hotel with a 19 metre swimming pool and its central location is the perfect destination for that family get-away.

Summer Family Staycation 1,2 & 3 nights: From €189 total per night/ Two Nights from €328

The hotel is offering family staycations for 2 adults and 2 children, including a four course meal for 2 adults. Not only that, they are including discounts on some of Kilkenny’s best loved attractions like, Kilkenny Cycling Tours; Reptile Zoo and Kilkenny Road Train so there is literally nothing you will miss on your staycation adventure!

Free onsite access to Children’s playground and 19 metre swimming pool

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Visit: www.springhillcourt.com

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Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel

Summer in Kilkenny, Stay 2 nights & get 10% Off – From €280 Total Stay

Admire the stunning sights and sounds of summer in the beautiful medieval city of Kilkenny. Wine and dine in style at the boutique Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel. Stay 2 Nights & Save 10% all summer long at the Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel.

Located in the heart of Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile, you will find Kilkenny Castle & Parklands just across the road, plus a whole host of historical sites and artisan boutiques as you ramble down our cobbled streets. The city centre location means you are within walking distance of shops, cafés, and museums such as the Kilkenny design centre. When you book directly with the Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel, you may avail of flexible cancellation of up to 24 hours prior to arrival as we understand your plans may change.

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Stay Longer For Less – 3 Nights & receive 15% discount

Stay longer and pay less, with this exclusive book direct offer. Book a three night staycation including full Irish breakfast each morning and receive 15% off the total price. 

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Visit: www.kilkennyhibernianhotel.com

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Newpark Hotel

The Newpark Hotel Kilkenny has been named Family Friendly Hotel of the year for 2020 at the Georgina Campbell Irish Food & Hospitality Awards. The 4-star family run establishment takes great pride in providing the perfect destination for family getaways this summer.  Located on the edge of Kilkenny City, the hotel rests on 40 acres of lush, green parkland. The estate is full of activities to keep children of all ages entertained in addition to the wide range of things to do in Kilkenny City and surrounding area. 

Summer Family Fun: Two Night Summer stay from €478.

Take advantage of the warmer weather and escape from July for a 2, 3 or even 4 Night Summer Sizzler at the Newpark!
This package includes bed and breakfast with dinner on 1 evening for 2 adults and 2 children. Adults can dine in one of the Restaurant’s on one night (two nights with the four-night package)
Children’s dinner is high tea served in the kid’s club (Kids aged 4-12 years)
Children may also join in all the fun at our Newpark Summer Camp which runs daily from 10.00am-4.00pm with lunch included and all the on-site activities from the adventure playground to mini wildlife farm complete with alpacas, llamas, pigs, rabbits, chickens, geese, goats, donkeys and Highland cows and fairy trail are all complimentary.

The hotels adventure fen trail includes a bird feeding area, wildlife information boards and a 2km pathway which makes for a perfect walking trail all year round. For the more adventurous, the tree top zipline or go karting are perfect for the adrenaline junkies, and for the little ones the fairy trail or mini wildlife farm will have them captivated!

Visit: www.newparkhotel.com



Kilford Arms Hotel Kilkenny

Kilford Arms

Summer Hotel Breaks at The Kilford Arms Hotel in the heart of Kilkenny City.

Packages Start from €99pp sharing Based on a 2 Night Stay Midweek

Treat yourself to a break in Kilkenny this summer at The Kilford Arms Hotel. The Kilford Arms boasts an excellent location in the city centre of Kilkenny with ample on site parking complimentary to guests. Within walking distance to all Kilkenny has to offer including Kilkenny Castle, Medievel Mile Museum, Rothe House and many more. The Kilford Arms is home to O’Faolains Super Bar (Beer Garden Available)/PV’s Lounge and the White Oak Restaurant. Entertainment Nightly.

Visit: www.kilfordarms.ie for Guaranteed Best Rates. 


Riverside Restaurant

Kilkenny Rivercourt Hotel

Summer Dine in Delight – 1 Night with Dinner  from €169

Staycation in Kilkenny and transform your dinner and drinks into an overnight stay at the Kilkenny Rivercourt Hotel. Located on the banks of the River Nore in the heart of the medieval city of Kilkenny. With magnificent views of the city’s 12th-century Kilkenny Castle, The Kilkenny River Court Hotel has a quiet location set in a private courtyard and conveniently situated back from the busy Kilkenny streets. The main shopping areas, theatres, entertainment, tourist attractions and Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile are all close by right on the hotel’s doorstep.

Package Includes:

• Overnight accommodation for two guests sharing
• Full Irish Breakfast
• A 4-course meal in the Riverside Restaurant or Riverview Bar
• Complimentary car parking
• Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel
• Free Cancellation 24hours prior to arrival
• No booking fee

Visit: www.kilkennyrivercourt.com