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Overview of Kilkea Castle

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Indoor spa bath
In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, desk
In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, desk
In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, desk

Kilkea Castle

5 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Explore the area

    Popular LocationAthy Heritage Centre-Museum11 min drive
    Popular LocationCarlow Golf Club17 min drive
    Popular LocationDr. Cullen Park19 min drive
    AirportKilkenny (KKY)53 min drive

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About this area

Kilkea

Located in Kilkea, Kilkea Castle is in the historical district and on a river. Athy Heritage Centre-Museum and Delta Sensory Gardens are cultural highlights, and some of the area's attractions include Ballintubbert Gardens and Stradbally Steam Museum.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Athy Heritage Centre-Museum - 11 min drive
  • Brownshill Dolmen - 16 min drive
  • Carlow Golf Club - 17 min drive
  • Dr. Cullen Park - 19 min drive
  • Delta Sensory Gardens - 21 min drive

Getting around

  • Athy Station - 11 min drive

Restaurants

  • Mad Hatter Café - 5 min drive
  • Moon High Cross Inn - 8 min drive
  • Apache Pizza - 10 min drive
  • Kane's - 11 min drive
  • Ashoka - 11 min drive

About this property

Kilkea Castle

Luxury castle with 2 restaurants and full-service spa
This smoke-free castle features 2 restaurants, a full-service spa and a golf course. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and a free manager's reception are also provided. Additionally, 2 bars/lounges, a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli are on-site. All rooms are soundproofed and offer free WiFi and free bottled water. Guests can enjoy deep soaking bathtubs, and other standard amenities include rainfall showerheads, coffee makers and flat-screen TVs.
Kilkea Castle offers 41 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include baths or showers with a deep soaking bath and a rainfall showerhead. Bathrooms are also outfitted with slippers, designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course.
The Spa has 3 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including hydrotherapy.

The spa is open daily.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (third-party expert - Global)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily: EUR 15.00 for adults and EUR 7.50 for children
  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Free daily reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • 18 holes of golf
  • Full-service spa

Family friendly

  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Lift

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Polish

Business services

  • Meeting rooms 2

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 3 treatment rooms
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Spa open daily

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Fireplace in reception
  • Renovated entire property – June 2017
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Deep-soaking bathtub
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Desk
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 11 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 11 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 1 January 2021 to 13 May 2021 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: EUR 15.00 for adults and EUR 7.50 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

We should mention

Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

National rating

This property does not have a Ireland Tourist Board rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Kilkea Castle Castle Kilkea
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4.5
Wonderful
Rating 5 - Excellent. 45 out of 69 reviews
5 - Excellent 65%
Rating 4 - Good. 18 out of 69 reviews
4 - Good 26%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 69 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 3 out of 69 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 69 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.9/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Beautiful Castle 🏰
Beautiful castle and the staff were very good. My only Criticism was breakfast. I had Poached egg with avocado but the hotel should offer Smoked salmon with that. My partner had a fry but the Sausage looks a bit miserable for a 5 star hotel. Other that that it was perfect and well worth the money.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020