The Lodges at Kilkea Castle

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Indoor spa tub
Indoor spa tub
Indoor spa tub
Three Bedroom Self Catering Lodge | Premium bedding, individually decorated, individually furnished, desk

Overview of The Lodges at Kilkea Castle

The Lodges at Kilkea Castle

4.5 star property

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 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
  • Hand sanitiser provided
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Kilkea, Kilkea

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCarlow Golf Club16 min drive
  • Popular LocationOak Park Forest Park18 min drive
  • Popular LocationDr. Cullen Park18 min drive
  • AirportKilkenny (KKY)51 min drive

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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 Delta Sensory Gardens and Brownshill Dolmen. 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.

What's nearby

  • Carlow Golf Club - 16 min drive
  • Brownshill Dolmen - 17 min drive
  • Oak Park Forest Park - 18 min drive
  • Dr. Cullen Park - 18 min drive
  • Delta Sensory Gardens - 19 min drive

Getting around

  • Athy Station - 11 min drive
  • Dublin Airport (DUB) - 58 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Old Yard - 4 min drive
  • Mad Hatter Café - 5 min drive
  • Moone High Cross Inn - 8 min drive
  • Toughers Restaurant - 10 min drive
  • Apache Pizza - 10 min drive

About this property

The Lodges at Kilkea Castle

Luxury hotel with full-service spa and golf course
Along with a full-service spa, this hotel has a golf course and a snack bar/deli. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and a free manager's reception are also provided. Other amenities include a coffee shop/cafe, coffee/tea in a common area and massage/treatment rooms.
The Lodges at Kilkea Castle offers 33 accommodations, 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.

Languages

English, Polish

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

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 coffee shop/cafe
  • Free daily reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Restaurants on site

  • Hermione's
  • Jay's Bistro

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

Business services

  • A meeting room

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • 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
  • Private bathroom
  • 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

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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
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
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

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from October 25 2021 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Free cots are available on request at the property

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

  • 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
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

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

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 19 out of 35 reviews
5 - Excellent 54%
Rating 4 - Good. 10 out of 35 reviews
4 - Good 29%
Rating 3 - Okay. 4 out of 35 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 35 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 35 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.7/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.0/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The spa massage I had was absolutely the best! The castle was one of a kind. I want to go back as soon as possible. Loved it. Very quite peaceful. Love the drive in
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

4/5 Good

Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2022

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