Renovated in 2008, this charming, award-winning city hotel comprises a total of 90 rooms and features a garden and a terrace. Facilities on offer to guests at this air-conditioned establishment include a lobby area with a 24-hour reception and check-out service, a hotel safe and lift access. It also offers a TV lounge, a bar, a pub and a restaurant as well as conference facilities. Guests may take advantage of the Internet access and room and laundry services. There is parking available for those arriving by car.
This hotel is nestled in a private courtyard, resting serenely on the banks of the River Nore. Kilkenny city centre is just 50 m from the hotel doorstep and guests will find restaurants, bars and pubs in the immediate vicinity. There are shopping venues and nightspots just 500 m from the property and it is also 500 m to the city's bus and train stations and to Kilkenny castle park. Castlecomer Lake is around 19 km away, as is the Oak Park Forest and it is a 50-minute drive to Waterford. It is just over an hour's drive to the beach at Tramore and the hotel lies approximately 30 minutes from Waterford Airport (55 km) and approximately 1 hour 30 minutes from Dublin Airport (105 km).
The spaciously appointed en suite rooms are stylishly decorated with fine furnishing. They all come with a shower/bathtub and a hairdryer as well as a double bed with goose-down duvets and pillows. They are also equipped with interactive TV, a trouser press, tea and coffee making facilities, a telephone and complimentary broadband wifi Internet access and are centrally heated.
This hotel features an indoor heated swimming pool with a children's swimming area. Sports enthusiasts may enjoy a work-out in the gym or relax in the hot tub or sauna. Guests can also enjoy a massage or spa treatment and golfing fans will find the nearest golf course, Mt Juliet/Kilkenny Golf Club, just 3 km from the hotel.
The midday and evening meals may be enjoyed in buffet form, from a set menu or à la carte.
American Express, MasterCard and VISA are accepted as methods of payment.
Guests coming from Dublin Airport by car should follow the signs for the M50 motorway heading southbound. From the M50, take the M7, driving in the direction of Waterford, Limerick. Take the N9 towards Carlow, Kilkenny and Waterford. At Paulstown, take the N10, which leads straight into Kilkenny (journey time approximately 1 hour 30 minutes). On arrival in Kilkenny, follow the signs for the city centre. Using the castle as a landmark, the hotel is directly across the river from the castle (less than 10 minutes walking distance from the actual castle). McCourts Bar is to the front on the main street (John Street). Two archways lead into the car park. This is the main and only entrance. Matt the Millars Pub is located directly across the road from the hotel entrance.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV