Rafter'S Gastropub

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Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi

Overview of Rafter'S Gastropub

Rafter'S Gastropub

3.0 star property

3.6/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Room service

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
4 Friary Street, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny, R95 VY62

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKilkenny Castle4 min walk
  • Popular LocationButler House5 min walk
  • AirportKilkenny (KKY)7 min drive
  • Popular LocationMount Juliet Golf Course16 min drive

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About this area

Kilkenny

Rafter'S Gastropub is located in Kilkenny City Centre, a neighbourhood in Kilkenny. St. Mary’s Medieval Mile Museum and The Hub are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include St Mary's Cathedral and Talbots Tower. The National Reptile Zoo and Gowran Park are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Tholsel - 2 min walk
  • Shee Alms House - 3 min walk
  • Kilkenny Castle - 4 min walk
  • Butler House - 5 min walk
  • Mount Juliet Golf Course - 16 min drive

Getting around

  • Kilkenny Station - 12 min walk
  • Dublin Airport (DUB) - 85 min drive

Restaurants

  • Left Bank - 2 min walk
  • Petronella's - 2 min walk
  • Truffles Restaurant and Wine Bar - 2 min walk
  • Butcher's - 2 min walk
  • Rinuccini - 3 min walk

About this property

Rafter'S Gastropub

3-star Kilkenny guesthouse in Kilkenny City Centre, walk to Kilkenny Castle
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and a snack bar/deli are available at this smoke-free guesthouse. Free full breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include a rooftop terrace, coffee/tea in a common area and laundry facilities. All 16 rooms provide in-room free WiFi, room service and flat-screen TVs. Other amenities available to guests include hairdryers, showers and free toiletries.
Rafter'S Gastropub offers 16 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Bathrooms include a shower. This Kilkenny guest house provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
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

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 8:30 AM–10:30 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Rooftop terrace

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV

More

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
The host will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Host will greet you

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

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
No on-site parking is available
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

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

Rafter Dempsey's
Rafter Dempsey's Inn
Rafter Dempsey's Inn Kilkenny
Rafter Dempsey's Kilkenny
Rafter Dempsey's House Kilkenny
Rafter Dempsey's House
The Rafter Dempsey's Guesthouse
Rafter Dempsey's Guesthouse Kilkenny
Rafter Dempsey's Guesthouse
The Rafter Dempsey's
RAFTER'S GASTROPUB Kilkenny
RAFTER'S GASTROPUB Guesthouse
RAFTER'S GASTROPUB Guesthouse Kilkenny

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Overall score and ratings

3.6

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 29 out of 102 reviews
5 - Excellent 28%
Rating 4 - Good. 35 out of 102 reviews
4 - Good 34%
Rating 3 - Okay. 18 out of 102 reviews
3 - Okay 18%
Rating 2 - Poor. 13 out of 102 reviews
2 - Poor 13%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 7 out of 102 reviews
1 - Terrible 7%

3.8/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

3.5/5

Amenities

3.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great weekend gr8 location clean room bathrooms need updatein done the job breakfast super staff friendly apart from manager.bit smart with 1 or 2 of my friends always had a sly remark about something no need for it nice apart from that gr8 place
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
We had a wonderful time and everyone one was super friendly
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Lovely place to stay great location
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021