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Overview of The Lodges at Kilkea Castle

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Indoor spa bath
Indoor spa bath
Indoor spa bath
Premium bedding, individually decorated, individually furnished, desk

The Lodges at Kilkea Castle

4.5 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

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

Explore the area

    Popular LocationWicklow Mountains National Park40 min drive
    Popular LocationGreenan Farm Museum and Maze51 min drive
    AirportKilkenny (KKY)53 min drive
    Popular LocationLough Tay61 min drive

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Lodge Bedroom

4.6/5 guest room rating
  • Golf view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Three Bedroom Self Catering Lodge

5/5 guest room rating
  • Golf view
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Double Beds

Superior Lodge Bedroom

5/5 guest room rating
  • Golf view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

About this area

Kilkea

Located in Kilkea, The Lodges at Kilkea Castle is in the historical district and on a river. Visual Centre for Contemporary Art and The George Bernard Shaw Theatre and Carlow County Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Brownshill Dolmen and Delta Sensory Gardens. Enjoy an event or a match at Dr. Cullen Park, and consider making time for Ballintubbert Gardens—a top attraction that's not to be missed.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Carlow Golf Club - 17 min drive
  • Oak Park Forest Park - 18 min drive
  • Wicklow Mountains National Park - 40 min drive
  • Greenan Farm Museum and Maze - 51 min drive
  • Lough Tay - 61 min drive

Getting around

  • Athy Station - 14 min drive
  • Dublin Airport (DUB) - 58 min drive

Restaurants

  • Hermione's — 1 min walk
  • Jay's Bistro — 1 min walk
  • Mad Hatter Café - 5 min drive
  • Moon High Cross Inn - 8 min drive
  • Apache Pizza - 10 min drive

About this property

The Lodges at Kilkea Castle

Luxury hotel with full-service spa and golf course
A full-service spa, a golf course and a restaurant are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and a free manager's reception are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli are on-site. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and hairdryers. Guests will also find TVs, premium bedding and coffee makers.
The Lodges at Kilkea Castle offers 33 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access.

Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course.
The Spa has 4 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.

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

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 9 AM–11 AM: EUR 12.50 for adults and EUR 7 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Free daily reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • 18 holes of golf
  • Full-service spa

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Polish

Business services

  • A meeting room

Outdoors

  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 4 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 (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Renovated entire property – July 2017
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Heating
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Desk
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 11:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: EUR 10

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 9 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 21 October 2020 to 12 January 2021 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Free cots (infant beds)

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 12.50 for adults and EUR 7 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 10 (subject to availability)

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
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

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

Lodges Kilkea Castle
Lodges Castle
Kilkea Castle
The Lodges At Kilkea Kilkea
The Lodges at Kilkea Castle Hotel
The Lodges at Kilkea Castle Kilkea
The Lodges at Kilkea Castle Hotel Kilkea

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4.3
Excellent
Rating 5 - Excellent. 18 out of 32 reviews
5 - Excellent 56%
Rating 4 - Good. 8 out of 32 reviews
4 - Good 25%
Rating 3 - Okay. 4 out of 32 reviews
3 - Okay 13%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 32 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 32 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Love this beautiful place! Amazing golf course with a backdrop of an impressive castle. We’re definitely going back here
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

3/5 Okay

Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Staff was amazing, grounds and castle were beautiful but the lodges were a major letdown. We would definitely stay in the castle or the carriage rooms if returning. The attentive and friendly staff made our stay special.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Had a lovely stay. Was a beautiful location. Very peaceful and relaxing. Staff were very helpful and very pleasant. Would highly recommend.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

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

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020