Cheap Hotels in Kilkenny
Near Kilkenny Castle
Situated just 1 km from the centre of Kilkenny, the Glendine Inn offers free Wi-Fi throughout and free onsite parking. Dating back 250 years, the tavern is one of the oldest pubs in Leinster. The rooms include a TV and an en-suite bath or shower room. Guests can also enjoy tea and coffee making facilities. Guests are welcome to relax in the lounge and a bar, which serves snacks. Evening meals at the Glendine are available upon request. The Glendine Inn is just over 1 km from the medieval Kilkenny Castle. Kilkenny Golf Club is just 10 minutes’ walk away.
Near Kilkenny Castle
Near Kilkenny Castle
Near St. Mary’s Medieval Mile Museum
Wake up in the heart of Kilkenny city at Carraig Rua bed and breakfast, County Kilkenny. Within walking distance of all the city’s best sights, guests will have a fun and relaxing stay. Explore the medieval Kilkenny Castle, the magnificent St. Canice’s Cathedral, historic Rothe House and Gardens, and of course, Kilkenny’s many lively pubs and restaurants. The city’s bars and pubs also boast excellent traditional Irish music played live by accomplished musicians. Guests can avail of free parking at the house.
This 4 star hotel is located in the city centre of Kilkenny and was established in 2011. It is close to the Kilkenny Castle and the nearest station is Kilkenny. The Hotel has a restaurant. All 90 rooms are equipped with hairdryer, trouser press and ironing set.
Near Kilkenny Castle
Near Kilkenny Golf Course
Set in Kilkenny, 700 metres from Smithwick's Brewery Tour, Butler House offers accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a bar and a garden. Among the facilities at this property are a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The guest house has family rooms. All guest rooms at the guest house come with a seating area, a flat-screen TV with cable channels and a private bathroom with a hairdryer and a shower. All units will provide guests with a desk and a kettle. A Full English/Irish breakfast is available every morning at Butler House. The accommodation offers a terrace. Guests at Butler House will be able to enjoy activities in and around Kilkenny, like cycling. Popular points of interest near the guest house include Kilkenny Castle, The Tholsel and Rothe House. The nearest airport is Waterford Airport, 55 km from Butler House.
Pembroke Hotel Kilkenny is a 4-star boutique hotel located behind Kilkenny Castle in the heart of Kilkenny city. We offer 74 air-conditioned rooms which feature king-size beds and modern en-suite facilities as well as tea and coffee making facilities and flat screen TV’s. Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel. Statham’s Bar & Restaurant offers traditional Irish and international food in a relaxed atmosphere. Mint beauty and Medispa offers a range of beauty, clinical, and spa treatments.
Near National Craft Gallery
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Hotels in Kilkenny
Spanning both banks of the beautiful River Nore, Kilkenny is a vibrant city and county town. Situated in the South East of Ireland, it is a rightly popular tourist destination filled with historic sites and buildings, a lively music scene and plenty of excellent restaurants. Whether you seek medieval gems or contemporary entertainment, Kilkenny has much to offer.
History and Architecture
Kilkenny was granted city status in 1609 and celebrated its 400th birthday in 2009. Its roots go much deeper than that however, with a 6th century religious settlement and evidence of Mesolithic and Bronze Age dwellings. Dominating the north end of the town centre you will find Ireland's second largest medieval cathedral, St Canice's, with its famous round tower. Records reveal that a wooden church was burned down here in 1087. The stunning structure you see today dates from the 13th century.
High above the river is the unmistakable profile of Kilkenny Castle, one of Ireland's most famous heritage destinations. A fascinating patchwork of different architectural styles and eras, there are still three towers surviving from the 12th century. A key attraction is the glorious Long Gallery, with its beautiful ceilings decorated with Pre-Raphaelite and Celtic motifs.
Festivals and Culture
In the summer months Kilkenny is alive with festivals. You could sample the famous Cat Laughs Comedy Festival in the June bank holiday week, or the Kilkenny Arts Festival during late August, when the city hosts a whole spectrum of theatre, dance, visual arts, literature, film and live performances. For music lovers there is always the Kilkenny Rhythm and Roots Festival on the first weekend in May, plus of course, there is traditional Irish music everywhere, all year round. Many pubs have traditional music sessions and there are plenty of top bands associated with the city. In the peaceful atmosphere of St Canice's Cathedral, excellent classical groups and choirs frequently perform.
Nightlife and entertainment
The city is alive with enjoyable, atmospheric bars, many with live music or comedy and theatre. John Cleere's is a fine example, with a mixture of all three! Music spans from traditional Irish to blues, jazz and rock. For a taste of the grand and traditional there is the stunning Tynan's Bridge House. This Georgian pub has a unique blue frontage and glorious horseshoe bar, original tilework and a wonderful atmosphere. It's a favourite with locals. Try the Watergate Theatre for music, comedy and drama.
Restaurants and cafés
From Kilkenny hotels you can wander the charming 17th century walkways and wider spaces of the town and encounter plenty of good places to eat and relax. From the fine dining of Campagne with its Michelin star-studded chef to delicious brunches at the sharp, contemporary Marble City Bar, you will be very spoilt for choice. You might try Café Sol for its fine seasonal organic produce and relaxed atmosphere. When you're on the move and exploring the sites, the Gourmet Store creates excellent takeaway treats using both local and imported ingredients.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Kilkenny
What are the most booked hotels in Kilkenny?The best hotels to stay in Kilkenny are Langton House Hotel, Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel and Lyrath Estate Hotel Spa & Convention Centre.
What is the lowest price for a double room in Kilkenny?Kilkenny Inn in Kilkenny offers one night in a double room at the price of £55.
If I want to stay in the center of Kilkenny, which hotels shall I consider?Carraig Rua, Langton House Hotel and Kilkenny River Court are located in the central neighborhood of Kilkenny.
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