Kilkenny hotels

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Kilkenny, Ireland
19 Oct — 20 Oct2
Kilkenny, Ireland
Tue 19/10
Wed 20/10

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Low season

DecemberCheapest month to stay with an average 21% drop in price.

High season

AprilMost expensive month to stay with an average 132% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

€101Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

€148Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

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Top tips for finding perfect Kilkenny hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Kilkenny, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Kilkenny in December and October.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Kilkenny if you stay on a Wednesday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Kilkenny accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Kilkenny found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was €48, while the most expensive was €194.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Kilkenny for 2 days.
  • For visitors who are interested in the history of Kilkenny and immersing yourself in the atmosphere of this medieval city, why not consider staying in one of the hotels in the medieval town center. The 4-star Kilkenny River Court Hotel is located in the medieval part of Kilkenny, overlooking the River Nore and the castle, which is a 4-minute walk away.
  • If you are traveling with kids and want to share the story of Kilkenny with them, why not stay near the Medieval Mile Museum. The 2-star Club House Hotel is a 5-minute walk away from this museum, which is located on the site of a 13th-century church and has interactive displays and treasure hunts set up for children. The Medieval Mile Museum has something for the whole family and aims to be educational as well as interesting.
  • If you want to treat yourself to a luxurious retreat while in Kilkenny, the Lyrath Estate Hotel Spa and Convention Centre could be the perfect place for you to consider. This 5-star hotel, which is just a 5-minute drive away from Kilkenny Station, is surrounded by 170 acres of land for you to explore and has a spa with an indoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi when you want to relax.
  • For those who are interested in the churches and monasteries that are an integral part of Kilkenny’s history, you could consider staying at a hotel that is within easy walking or driving distance of some of these buildings. The 3-star Kilkenny Inn Hotel is a reasonably priced option that is located just across the road from St Canice’s Cathedral – built in the 13th century, this cathedral has a ninth-century tower that provides breathtaking views of the city. The Kilkenny Inn Hotel is a 6-minute walk from Dominican Black Abbey with its remarkable stained-glass window and a 10-minute walk from St Mary’s Cathedral, which was completed in the mid 1800s.
  • For the golfing visitors, consider staying near one of the golf courses in Kilkenny. The 4-star Newpark Hotel Kilkenny is located a 2-minute drive from the 18-hole Kilkenny Golf Club, which was originally established in 1896 and is open all week to players of all levels.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Kilkenny

  • Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Kilkenny. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • Travellers who like staying near Kilkenny Castle recommend Mount Juliet Estate, Autograph Collection, Lyrath Estate Hotel Spa & Convention Centre and Newpark Hotel.

  • The 4-star Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel has a buffet breakfast that offers a full Irish breakfast as well as gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options. Another option with a full Irish breakfast included in the price is the 3-star Zuni Hotel.

  • The 4-star Pembroke Hotel has free onsite parking for guests and reservation is not necessary in advance. Another option with parking in Kilkenny is the 4-star Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel, which has parking available at a location nearby and charges will apply. Reservation is not necessary.

  • The 3-star Kilford Arms Hotel, which is located 547 yards from the center of Kilkenny, has family rooms of different sizes. Another option is the 3-star Springhill Court Hotel, which has family rooms as well as an outdoor playground for the younger members of the family.

  • The Kilkenny Tourist Hostel and the 2-star Glendine Inn are two options if you are looking for budget accommodation in Kilkenny. The Kilkenny Tourist Hostel is located an 8-minute walk from Kilkenny Castle and the Glendine Inn is slightly further away from the old center and is a 9-minute drive from the castle.

  • KAYAK users found rooms for tonight for a cheap as €44 in the last 3 hours. 3-star hotel rooms have been found from €66, and 4-star hotels from €110.

  • In the last 72 hours, users have found Kilkenny hotels for this weekend for as low as €100 per night. Users have also found 3-star hotels from €120 and 4-star hotels from €120.

  • After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Kilkenny districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Kilkenny city centre

  • Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

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