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Kilkenny River Court Hotel

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely night here, the hotel is in a great spot, the staff are lovely but... and I read other reviews before writing this, I even looked up what requires a 4 star rating, and this hotel complies, but that's it, complies. It's tired. The towels comply to size, the blurb says satellite tv, there was sky news,...

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Catherine M, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear AnthonyBooster, Thank you for sharing your feedback on tripadvisor. I take on board many of your comments on aspects of your stay. We are currently looking into upgrading our TV system. We do have room service menus located within the Guest directories in the bedrooms but maybe on reflection they would be better suited as stand alone menus for...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an excellent place right in the heart of Kilkenny. The hotel literally overlooks the Castle across the river. The room was clean and classy and the bathroom was as well. They had ample free parking at the hotel. The restaurant inside was very nice. I had tea and dessert there and the apple pie was insane!!!! Highly recommend!!!

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Catherine M, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jdorsa24, Thank you for sharing your wonderful review on trip advisor.We look forward to welcoming you back for more insane desserts!!!! Kind Regards, Catherine McKnight General Manager gm@rivercourthotel.com

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my partner stayed here for 3 days whist visiting family and we chose it because it's on the river and opposite Kilkenny castle so great views. We had a double room with a balcony overlooking the river which would have been great if it wasn't for the kitchen extractor fan and aircon pump for the hotel being right...

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Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel does offers from time to time of which we took one, €69 B&B for two for one night, which is hard to beat. Location is superb, looking across the river to Kilkenny Castle, rooms are comfortable and breakfast is very good. Staff are excellent.

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Stratford, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is in the perfect spot, I couldn't get enough of the castle view! Staff was fabulous. I was surprised that dinners are not served late in day, oh but no worries staff assisted with take out options.

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Killarney, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a first class hotel centrally located in Kilkenny.Have stayed in a number of hotels in Kilkenny but i think this is the best i have been in. Comfortable bedrooms with no street noise,good bathrooms and very good breakfast.Parking is complimentary for residents which is an added bonus.Definitely be back.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is beautiful. Very friendly and efficient staff. The self service breakfast was amazing with a pot of perfect coffee and mini croissants and danishes. The evening meal of baked hake was fantastic followed by a giant portion of apple pie and ice cream. Fiona who checked us in was very welcoming and pleasant and the check in was...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Average Rooms needs to be updated, I've stayed here twice and nothing ever changes. Can't fault the Customer Service but I would consider not staying again only because there is no WOW Factor Read the rest of the reviews and make your own mind up.

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2Thank Fearn11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location for exploring Kilkenny,shops,bars,restaurants and tourist attractions all within walking distance.Very helpful and friendly staff,very good breakfast,great rooms looks recently refurbished.

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Catherine M, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear evduffs79, Thank you for sharing your wonderful feedback with us. We do indeed have a perfect location within the heart of the city. It was great to read that you enjoyed our breakfast and recently refurbished rooms. Our staff would also like to pass on their thanks for your lovely comments on their helpfulness and friendliness. We look forward...

Stepaside, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was here as a group of six on Sunday, at first we were just having drinks which we were getting ourselves from the bar. We decided to then order food after asking 3 waiters to take our order who all said the would be back to take our order finally after 30 minutes a manager had to come and take...

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Catherine M, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Laura D Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. I would like to apologise for the poor service you experienced whilst dining with us. It is unaceptable to have to ask a number of times for someone to take your order and for the long delays. I am however very dissappointed to read that you found the staff...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Award winning Kilkenny River Court Hotel, superbly located on the bank of the River Nore in the heart of the medieval city of Kilkenny. Nestled in a private courtyard, secluded from the bustling and winding city streets, the Hotel is overlooked by Kilkenny's majestic 12th century castle. On arrival you will feel a sense of belonging as our experienced team welcomes you to Kilkenny's finest four star hotel. The Hotel is the ideal setting for corporate events, weddings or special family events. Our prime city centre location also includes ample secure on site parking facilities. Dining outlets at the Hotel include the AA Rosette winning Riverside Restaurant and Terrace Kitchen at the Riverview Bar complete with its own 'al fresco' terrace dining experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kilkenny River Court Hotel

Address: The Bridge | John Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Price Range: $116 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kilkenny River Court Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 90
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#7 Luxury Hotel in Kilkenny
#8 Romantic Hotel in Kilkenny
#8 Family Hotel in Kilkenny
#9 Business Hotel in Kilkenny
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“Room 141 is adequate but not a great view.”
madmartina, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the castle- others look at car park which is awful”
NualaH_12, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“As for riverside - facing castle and morning sunshine!”
752TomH, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you want a room with a view of the castle mention it when booking”
Greedypiggy, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 129 Facing castle”
mkm1947, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
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