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Unmissable May Kilkenny Hotel Breaks

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Kilkenny was made for a weekend break. With a medieval history that spans centuries, plenty of places to explore and great dining.. it has a diverse array of… pretty much everything. With May around the corner, some of the county's top hotels are offering unmissable midweek and weekend stays, so let’s say…. “Hello May”…

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Butler House

Stay overnight like a real Edwardian Lord and Lady with a midweek stay, followed by breakfast at Butler House and Garden the charming Dower House of Kilkenny Castle since 1786. This unique 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 Kilkenny Castle.

Experience Afternoon Tea in style n Butler House.  Sit back and savour the magnificent gardens that surround this historic House over tea/coffee or even some bubbles. 

Overnight Midweek Hotel Rates start – from €180 Total Stay.

Afternoon Tea – Price €35 per person with Tea/ Coffee | €41 per person with Prosecco.

Visit: www.Butler.ie

Hunters Yard

Mount Juliet Estate

Tempting Treats

Make the most of life with a tempting treat mid-week break at Hunters Yard at Mount Juliet Estate.

Escape for 24 fun-filled hours to rest, relax and reconnect. Stay overnight and enjoy prosecco in your stylish bedroom, movie night in their brand new 12 seater cinema and indulge in Afternoon Tea at Manor House.

Outdoors discover their wonderful 500-acre estate, with walks, cycles or horse riding. Fill your day with woodland walks and cycles or try your hand at a classic country pursuit, from horse riding and archery to golf and falconry. However, if you love to relax, do it in style at Mount Juliet Estate.

May Prices in Hunters Yard, King Garden View Room from €425 per night


  • One night luxurious accommodation in a Hunters Yard for two
  • Breakfast for two
  • Prosecco on arrival in your room
  • Movie night in our brand new private cinema
  • Afternoon tea in Manor House


Visit: www.mountjuliet.ie

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Hoban Hotel

Take a break to the beautiful Hoban Hotel, a contemporary and chic boutique hotel in the centre of Kilkenny. Enjoy the surrounding attractions with complimentary visits and discounts to some of the city’s best loved visitor centres in this great value two night escape!

‘Experience Kilkenny City’ break includes:

  • A delicious 3-course evening meal with tea/coffee on a night of your choice in our 1801 Restaurant
  • Visit to Butler Gallery
  • Complimentary Famine Experience Kilkenny AV Tour
  • Visit National Design & Craft Gallery Ireland
  • 10% Discount on Shopping in Kilkenny Shop

From: €276 Total Stay

Visit: hobanhotelkilkenny.com

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Newpark Hotel

Get ‘Summer ready’ and plan your perfect escape this May to the Newpark Hotel Kilkenny. Set within 40 acres of parkland and beautiful gardens and only a 10-minute walk from Kilkenny Centre, this is the ideal location to let you explore the heritage, great shopping and the many walking and cycling trails that Kilkenny has to offer.

The Newpark’s ‘May Midweek’ offer, includes dinner for two and complimentary access to the hotels Escape spa, which features an outdoor infinity pool,

From: €230 per Night

The hotel is also offering 10% off a midweek 2 night stay, with their ‘Linger for Longer’ ‘offer.

From: €144 per night

Visit: www.newparkhotelkilkenny.com

Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel (2)

Kilkenny Ormonde

If you and the family want to explore the city then The Kilkenny Ormonde is ideally located  right in the centre! It has a full leisure centre, with 21 ft. swimming pool and for those who are looking to unwind after a day exploring the city’s attractions, the hotel’s KOSpa offers a variety of pampering treatments for parents! The hotel is offering a range of great value offers this May.

‘Midweek Castle Break’ includes dinner for two people, overnight followed by breakfast and two complimentary tickets to Kilkenny Castle

From €89 pps

Or take the family on a break and explore the wonders of the Medieval City with the hotels ‘Family Break’ which includes a two course meal for 2 adults and 2 children

From €253 total stay

Visit: www.kilkennyormonde.com

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Pembroke Hotel

Luxury Escape with Dinner

Escape and experience the early days of Summer with a luxury overnight stay in the four star Pembroke Hotel.  Ideally located in the centre of Kilkenny City, here you will enjoy the best of the season’s local ingredients with Statham’s Market Menu for dinner, then enjoy a great night’s sleep in one of Pembroke Kilkenny’s modern, spacious rooms. Wake up refreshed and ready to explore the city after a full breakfast.

From €294 Per Night

Book at pembrokekilkenny.com

Lyrath Afternoon Tea

Lyrath Estate

Girly Getaway

Gather the girls for the ultimate girlie catch up Lyrath Estate style. Experience a one night getaway with delicious full Irish & continental breakfast. On arrival experience the delightful tradition of Afternoon Tea served within the elegant surrounds of the Lady Charlotte Tea Rooms. Catch up over a three course dinner menu served in The Grill restaurant. Complete the experience with a private cinema screening of one of your favourite movies– they supply the popcorn & prosecco! Throughout your stay revive in their leisure club facilities which include 17m swimming pool, exercise room, jacuzzi & steam room.

From €340 Per Night

Visit: LyrathEstate.com

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Butterfly Valley Glamping

Butterfly Valley Glamping is a unique luxury camping experience located in an area known locally as the ‘Happy Valley’ of Thomastown. Located about two kilometres from Thomastown in the heart of beautiful Kilkenny countryside, the glampsite overlooks the woods and the river Nore. This intimate site offers luxury bell tents and wooden pods with comfy beds, that will convince even the most reluctant camper of the benefits of enjoying the outdoors. A converted wooden lodge accommodates a fully equipped kitchen/dining/chill out area where tea/coffee and board games are available. Also in the lodge are our luxury bathroom facilities. An outdoor BBQ and play area allow you to reconnect with the outdoors. At night a campfire area allows stargazing and toasting marshmallows while sipping a cold beer while the sun goes down. They are located within easy access of Thomastown in a secure, secluded site and is also centrally located to explore the Sunny Southeast.

May Holiday Deals from  €120 per night. Prices based on a minimum two night stay.

Call: 086 8610116
Visit: butterflyvalleyglamping.ie