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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 13 April 2015

My partner and I visited the River court Hotel in Kilkenny last weekend, the only thing I can say is we had an amazing time! Fro the moment of our arrival we were greeted with smiles and our room was ready straight away. We had a room facing the castle which was outstanding, has to be the best located hotel...

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Niall O, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Keeley M , Thank you very much for your nice review. I very glad you and your boyfriend had an enjoyable time with us. I hope to welcome you back to the Kilkenny Rivercourt Hotel again soon. Warm Regards Niall O Connor General Manager gm@rivercourthotel.com

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 10 April 2015

great location and gorgeous view of the castle.... but the rooms were dangerous and dated... 4pm check way too late...booked 3 twin rooms and each room only had 1 bed, room 233 plug socket and broken lamp caused the power to cut off....room 225, dirty walls, broken tile in bathroom, ripped curtains, lack of towels for 2 people sharing, wifi...

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Niall O, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Derek 321 Thank you for your feedback on your recent visit. As the new appointed general manager I am eager to get as much feedback as possible. I am sorry that your visit was not what you expected but we have taken it on board. In relation to our bedrooms, we are currently in the process of changing all...

Reviewed 9 April 2015

Went here on Easter Monday with a large group of family. Only good points were the weather and the location. Everything else was a shambles. At one point 4 of us moved to the food area, we waited so long for our order to be taken we decided we would just have chips as it seemed anything else would take...

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Niall O, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Irish901, Thank you for your feedback on your recent visit. As the new appointed general manager I am eager to get as much feedback as possible. I am sorry that your visit was not what you expected but we have taken it on board, we only last weekend opened our new terrace bar which will open on weekends and...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 9 April 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights weekend before Easter. Our bedroom was looking towards the Castle and river - a lovely view. It's location makes it very easy to walk to all the attractions in Kilkenny. The buffet breakfast was very good - the only problem was the porridge container had no name and I did not find it until...

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Niall O, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Judy O Thank you very much for your kind words. I will address the issues you had with porridge today I will also pass your nice comments on to all my team. I hope to welcome you back to the Kilkenny Rivercourt Hotel again soon. Warm Regards Niall O Connor General Manager gm@rivercourthotel.com

Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

Went to rivercourt for food. My wife ordered soup and a wrap, I ordered seafood chowder and toasted special. The soup was very watery, little flavour. The wrap was not fresh. There was no flavour what so ever to the chowder. Very disappointed. Toasted special was nice. The service was good, Vicky was our waitress name. Very friendly and always...

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Niall O, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear James B, Thank you for your feedback on your recent visit. As the new appointed general manager I am eager to get as much feedback as possible I am delighted to say we have just last week appointed a new head chef who is bring a wealth of experience with him and he will address the bar menu as...

Kilkenny, Ireland
Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

Was at the bar yesterday to a horrible start , there is a limited spaced area outside for food, on which you meant to get table service! A joke!! We waited ages for someone in a dirty table, so was a few people around us. Clearly staff on duty had no experience in service , they be passing tables ten...

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Niall O, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ludatravel, I was terribly disappointed to read your review I do apologize if your experience did not live up to your expectations. if you were willing I would really appreciate a phone call or email to get a bit more info from you. I do hope we can welcome you back again to the Kilkenny Rivercourt Hotel. please email...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 7 April 2015

I recently spent two nights at River Court Hotel, Kilkenny. It is in an ideal location being on the bridge in the middle of the city, yet back on the road on the riverbank away from traffic. The room was lovely and the customer service was friendly and professional from all the staff we dealt with. We had food in...

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Niall O, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Patnor, Thank you for taking the time to post up a review on your recent experience with us. I am delighted that you had such a great time and experienced my colleagues wonderful service. We are very fortunate to have such a wonderful location. I hope we can welcome you back to Kilkenny in the near future. Warm Regards...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Stayed here a week ago, almost not finding entrance, very narrow archway into an enclosed small car park, room dated, no a/c, no hotel book explaining meal times etc, (missed evening dinner bacause of this) no hair dryer, Bar dead, like a morgue, no life whatsoever, breakfast only okay. Definitely won't be returning th this hotel, absolutely not a 4*...

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Niall O, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mary r I was terribly disappointed to read your review I do apologize if your experience did not live up to your expectations. I am new at the hotel but after reading your review we have already made some changes to the hotel including addressing the issue of no back round music to create a nice ambiance in the...

Dublin
Reviewed 6 April 2015

I stayed here with a large group of friends for Easter weekend. The location was great as everything is within walking distance. Lovely decor in bedrooms. Very pleasant staff on reception and dining room. We ate in dining room on Sunday evening and the Female dining room manager was very attentive to our group. We all enjoyed our food and...

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Niall O, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear DublinHappy_Tripper , Thank you very much for your kind words . I will pass them on to the team. We hope to welcome you back to the Kilkenny Rivercourt Hotel again soon. Warm Regards Niall O Connor General Manager gm@rivercourthotel.com

Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

Was really looking forward to this weekend away but was very disappointed. Room was horrible and not clean. Furniture was chipped and broken . Bed very uncomfortable. Decor was very old fashioned. Shower curtain very wrinkled and smelly. Dinner was just ok but staff were unfriendly. Breakfast was ok too but had in a function room beside the restaurant and...

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Niall O, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear anniemay4295 , Thank you for your feedback on your recent visit. As the new appointed general manager I am eager to get as much feedback as possible You may not be aware but we are currently undergoing a full refurbishment and work is well under way to restore the hotel to its full glory and will be completed in...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $102 - $274 (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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#8 Luxury Hotel in Kilkenny
#8 Family Hotel in Kilkenny
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#9 Business Hotel in Kilkenny
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