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Top 10 Hotels in Kilkenny

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2 out of 5
Patrick Street, Kilkenny, Kilkenny
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£62/night
1 Oct-2 Oct
3.7/5Good! (120 reviews)

"Parts of the building are atmospheric and historical - the breakfast room for instance. Elsewhere the building is a bit down-at-heel and could do with a make-up. The bedrooms in the newer wing are anonymous and blandly decorated, though clean and with a comfortable bed."…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug 2019

The Club House Hotel
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3 out of 5
26 Patrick Street, Kilkenny, Kilkenny
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£97/night
22 Sep-23 Sep
4.3/5Excellent! (109 reviews)

"Good location. Small room. Pictures really weren’t 100% what pics were but ok. Shower was really small with nowhere to put things in shower etc. But bar/restaurant downstairs was good. Most of staff was very good."…"

Reviewed on 26 Aug 2019

Zuni Hotel Kilkenny
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3 out of 5
Freshford Road, Kilkenny, Kilkenny
£46/night
1 Oct-2 Oct
3.8/5Good! (250 reviews)

"The front of house was very helpful the hotel was very nice and the staff ready to help"…"

Reviewed on 12 Sep 2019

Kilkenny House Hotel
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5 out of 5
Paulstown Road, Kilkenny
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£128/night
7 Oct-8 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (439 reviews)

"Was much more than we expected! Excellent place to stay!"…"

Reviewed on 7 Sep 2019

Lyrath Estate Hotel Spa & Convention Centre
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4 out of 5
Castlecomer Road, Kilkenny, Kilkenny
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£84/night
9 Oct-10 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (530 reviews)

"This is a lovely property with tons of amenities. It was jammed packed when we got there and had a “DisneyLand” vibe to it. Children were everywhere. Our room was downstairs from the main floor. There was not an elevator to get there, so if that is a problem for you, be aware of this at least. Our ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Aug 2019

Newpark Hotel
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3 out of 5
Waterford Road, Kilkenny, Kilkenny
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£49/night
22 Sep-23 Sep
4/5Very Good! (308 reviews)

"We liked the hotel very much...it was clean. The staff were lovely, attentive and efficient."…"

Reviewed on 26 Aug 2019

Springhill Court Hotel
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4 out of 5
11 Patrick Street, Kilkenny
£83/night
1 Oct-2 Oct
4.7/5Exceptional! (778 reviews)

"Great location, on site parking, friendly staff, hotel however in need of some updating"…"

Reviewed on 11 Sep 2019

Pembroke Hotel
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3 out of 5
Ring Road, Springhill, Kilkenny, Kilkenny
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£47/night
1 Oct-2 Oct
4.2/5Very Good! (769 reviews)

"We stayed for one night so did not had a lot of time to spend in the hotel, but the check in was quick and easy, the rooms were clean and spacious. Overall a great experience."…"

Reviewed on 10 Sep 2019

The Hoban Hotel Killkenny
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3 out of 5
John Street, Kilkenny, Kilkenny
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£59/night
2 Oct-3 Oct
4/5Very Good! (315 reviews)

"The staff were lovely, the rooms were nice and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jun 2019

Kilford Arms Hotel
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3 out of 5
5 Patrick St, Kilkenny
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£71/night
23 Sep-24 Sep
3.8/5Good! (174 reviews)

"Great location! A little inconvenient to have to check in across the street though."…"

Reviewed on 9 Sep 2019

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Visiting Kilkenny

History buffs will enjoy exploring Kilkenny, and visitors give high marks for the lively bar scene. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its live music and local tours. Top sights in the city include Kilkenny Castle and Nowlan Park.

  • There are 28 hotels and other accommodation options in Kilkenny
  • The closest major airport is in Waterford (WAT), 32.7 mi (52.7 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing and Staying in Kilkenny

Well known for its live music scene, the city's cultural venues include The Hub, Rothe House and National Craft Gallery. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Kilkenny Castle, Butler House, and St Mary's Cathedral. Taking a tour is just one of the top activities, while Nowlan Park and Kilkenny Golf Course are sights to visit.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 28 hotels and other lodging options to pick from in Kilkenny. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Auburndale Bed & Breakfast - With a stay at this 3-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its breakfast and overall value.
  • Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel - Our customers like the convenient parking and clean, comfortable rooms at this hotel. This 4-star hotel in Kilkenny City Centre features a restaurant, free WiFi and 2 bars.
  • Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel - Guests who stay at this 4-star hotel in Kilkenny City Centre can enjoy access to a full-service spa and 2 restaurants, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its family-friendly amenities and dining options.

Getting around Kilkenny

If you want to explore the larger area, hop aboard a train at Kilkenny Station. Kilkenny might not have as many public transport options so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Dressing for Kilkenny

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 11°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around 2°C
  • From April to June, the average is 19°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 19°C during the day and 8°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 15°C as the daytime average and 2°C as the night-time average
  • About 803.80 millimetres of rain falls on Kilkenny each year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 19°C, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 2°C

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