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821 Travelers rated Kilkenny highly for Historical Buildings and Castles

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Top Rated Hotels for your Kilkenny Vacation

Butler House & Garden
Butler House & Garden
4.0 out of 5.0 16 Patrick St, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny
5.0/5 (1 reviews)

The people there are just amazing! We had a wonderful stay!!! Thank you!!!

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019
Located in Kilkenny City Centre, this hotel is steps from Butler House and Kilkenny Castle. Nowlan Park is 1 mi (1.6 km) away. Kilkenny Station is 13 minutes ...
Newpark Hotel
Newpark Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 Castlecomer Road, Kilkenny, Kilkenny
4.8/5 (5 reviews)

Nice property, friendly staff and walkable to town.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019
This family-friendly Kilkenny hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kilkenny Golf Course and Nowlan Park. Kilkenny Castle is 1.3 mi (2 km) away. Kilkenny Station is ...
Pembroke Hotel
Pembroke Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 11 Patrick Street, Kilkenny
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4.5/5 (26 reviews)

Very nice hotel. The breakfast included was fabulous! The only downside is the parking situation. On site was full and we had to walk to a different spot.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019
Located in Kilkenny City Centre, this spa hotel is steps from Butler House and Kilkenny Castle. Nowlan Park is 1 mi (1.6 km) away. Kilkenny Station is 12 minutes ...
Hotel Kilkenny
Hotel Kilkenny
4.0 out of 5.0 College Road, Kilkenny, Kilkenny
4.1/5 (9 reviews)

Most of the staff were very pleasant and helpful to deal with, though we did regularly encounter one desk agent who went out of her way to be unhelpful with each request (ie, denying a request for softer pillows even though the housekeeping staff was more than happy to get them for us). The rooms ...

Reviewed on May 6, 2019
This family-friendly Kilkenny hotel is located in the business district, within 1 mi (2 km) of Talbots Tower and Kilkenny Castle. Nowlan Park is 1.5 mi (2.5 ...
The Hoban Hotel Killkenny
The Hoban Hotel Killkenny
3.0 out of 5.0 Ring Road, Springhill, Kilkenny, Kilkenny
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4.0/5 (12 reviews)

Perfect location, all of our needs were met and we had a really great dinner on site.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2019
Situated in Kilkenny, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Talbots Tower, Kilkenny Castle, and Nowlan Park. Shee Alms House and Tholsel are also within 2 mi (3 ...
Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel
Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 Ormonde Street, Kilkenny, Kilkenny
4.0/5 (5 reviews)

Very convenient location for access to public transportation, clean comfortable room, very nice property

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2019
This family-friendly Kilkenny hotel is located in the historical district, within a 5-minute walk of Shee Alms House and Kilkenny Castle. Nowlan Park is 1 mi ...

Things To Do during your Kilkenny Vacation

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Tips for planning your Kilkenny vacation

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Kilkenny Travel Guide

Where is Kilkenny?

Before you take off on your big adventure to Kilkenny, it's probably sensible to find out where it is first. (It could also save you some embarrassment when friends and family ask exactly where you're going!)

It's situated 65 miles southwest of the national capital, Dublin, and 19 miles southwest of Carlow.

Forget about the big-name attractions — it's the locals that make a place tick. In this part of Kilkenny, you'll find 22,000 of them.

Places to Visit in Kilkenny

Nothing else is like sharing a round of beers or a bottle of wine with your friends. The Hub is where you ought to go if you're planning on having a drink or two. Want to keep the good times rolling? Your family will appreciate the stories that coincide with Kilkenny Castle. Find out if you can tour this grand structure and learn about its history. But wait, that's not all there is! St John's Church is not just a place of prayer, but a prominent tourist attraction as well.

Car Rentals in Kilkenny

Incredible adventures are just around the bend with car rentals in Kilkenny. Ready to discover the region from the convenience and comfort of your own ride?

Where to stay in Kilkenny – Hotel Accommodation

Right now, Orbitz lists just 16 hotels in Kilkenny. Move quickly and book a room — or you could miss out!

The Lyrath Estate Hotel Spa & Convention Centre and the Pembroke Hotel are perfect options for those who want to treat themselves. On the other hand, if you're visiting on a tight budget, have a look at The Club House Hotel and the Lanigan's Hostel.

Nearest Airports to Kilkenny

Navigating airports can be a hassle, but the destination at the end of that lengthy plane ride is always worth the effort. Waterford Airport (WAT) is the closest to Kilkenny. It's located 35 miles south of the center of town.

Popular Places to Visit Near Kilkenny

While you're in Kilkenny, why don't you go to some nearby destinations? Clonlara, just 55 miles away, gives handy access to St. Mary's Cathedral, a much-loved attraction. Want another reason to visit? King John's Castle is also within reach.

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