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.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.
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.