Kilkenny hotels

Kilkenny hotels

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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  Average price (weekend night): €143

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Top tips for finding the perfect Kilkenny hotel

  • 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

Where to stay in Kilkenny?
Hotels near Kilkenny Castle have the most searches on KAYAK.
What are the best hotels near Kilkenny Castle?
Travellers who like staying near Kilkenny Castle recommend Pembroke Hotel, Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel, and Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel.
Which hotels in Kilkenny include breakfast?
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.
Which hotels in Kilkenny provide parking?
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.
Which hotels in Kilkenny have family rooms?
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.
Are there any budget hotels in Kilkenny?
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.
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Most recommended Kilkenny hotels

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Lyrath Estate Hotel Spa & Convention Centre - Kilkenny - Building
8.9 Excellent (3,437 reviews)
Newpark Hotel - Kilkenny - Building
8.7 Excellent (3,388 reviews)
Hotel Kilkenny - Kilkenny - Building
8.3 Excellent (3,135 reviews)
The Hoban Hotel Killkenny - Kilkenny - Building
8.5 Excellent (2,701 reviews)
Springhill Court Hotel - Kilkenny - Pool
8.2 Excellent (2,941 reviews)
Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel - Kilkenny - Building
8.8 Excellent (1,864 reviews)
Mount Juliet Estate, Autograph Collection - Kilkenny - Building
9.2 Excellent (1,080 reviews)
Kilkenny House Hotel - Kilkenny - Building
7.9 Good (1,849 reviews)
Kilford Arms - Kilkenny - Building
8.2 Excellent (1,038 reviews)
The Club House Hotel - Kilkenny - Bedroom
7.8 Good (1,501 reviews)
Butler House & Garden - Kilkenny - Building
9.3 Excellent (1,412 reviews)
Kilkenny Tourist Hostel - Kilkenny - Bedroom
8.6 Excellent (920 reviews)

Best rooms in Kilkenny

Rosquil House B&B - Kilkenny - Bedroom
9.6 Excellent (430 reviews)
Pembroke Hotel - Kilkenny - Building
9.2 Excellent (2,178 reviews)
Butler House & Garden - Kilkenny - Building
9.3 Excellent (1,412 reviews)
Carraig Rua - Kilkenny - Building
9.2 Excellent (185 reviews)

Best Kilkenny hotels near Black Abbey

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Pembroke Hotel - Kilkenny - Building
9.2 Excellent (2,178 reviews)
Kilkenny River Court Hotel - Kilkenny - Building
8.8 Excellent (4,631 reviews)
Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel - Kilkenny - Building
8.6 Excellent (3,580 reviews)
Kilkenny Inn - Kilkenny - Building
8.6 Excellent (1,688 reviews)