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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I attended my friend's wedding in Lyrath last friday, from start to finish we had a wonderful experience. We were greeted on arrival by a friendly doorman. Check-in was quick and we received a complimentary upgrade to an executive room. The room was spotless, spacious and very comfortable. Service during the reception was excellent, especially our server Fiona. The food...

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Peter W, General Manager at Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sarah Thank you for having taken the time to review your recent stay with us here at Lyrath Estate; I’m delighted to read your positive comments and sincerely hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the hotel in the future. Many Thanks Peter Wilson FIHI General Manager

Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the absolute pleasure of attending a wedding in Lyrath and staying the night in an executive suite there. One word: wow! The foyer is exquisitely decorated for Christmas. The function room was spectacular. Service at dinner was phenomenal with Fiona being a superb server!! Our suite was stunning. I was particularly impressed with our nespresso machine (its the...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a family wedding here at the weekend. Beautiful surroundings and nice to clear the head with a walk the next morning. We arrived to a drinks reception which was very well presented and aloud everyone to catch up. The bar just off reception which I'm assuming is the hotels main bar is very small especially with a large crowd....

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend and I planned a last minute getaway for the night down in Kilkenny. I was really happy to get a last minute booking in such a beautiful setting. We didn't want to stay in the centre of town, hoping for a bit of quiet and relaxation. Lyrath estate seemed perfect and only 6 minute drive from the centre...

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Peter W, General Manager at Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear SarahEmy Many thanks for taking the time to post your review of your recent stay at Lyrath Estate. I am delighted that overall you enjoyed your stay, however note your comments concerning noise at night. I appreciate how frustration this must have been for you and assure you that we take very seriously our responsibilities towards our guests and...

Reviewed 13 December 2016

my family and i stayed in lyrath and i have to stay from start to finish it was simply a fantastic experience.the girls on the desk were fab on our arrival,our rooms were stunning.for breakfast we had a huge selection of food and even included fresh avocado beetroot and carrot juice which were a big hit at our table.staff were...

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Peter W, General Manager at Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Brian Thanks for your very kind words following on your visit Lyrath Estate your comments mean a lot to our team and it is nice for them to know that all their hard work and effort is appreciated, we forward to welcoming you back to Lyrath in the new year. Warmest Regards Peter Wilson FIHI General Manager

Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

The lyrath is the best hotel we have ever stayed in. Not just Ireland but globally. Not only is the food delicious but the staff hands down are the nicest people I have ever encountered. From the moment we arrived until the moment we left we felt like best friends. If I could give more stars I would!! 110% recommend...

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Peter W, General Manager at Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Cathal Thank you for your fabulous review. Your words will give great encouragement to my team and they will be heartened to read them. We are delighted that you were well looked after and that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to having the pleasure of welcoming you back again. Wishing you a Very Happy New Year Kind...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2016

A Wedding at Lyrath Estate We arrived at Lyrath Estate around dusk the facade stood majestically in the fading light. As we entered the hotel we were greeted by the "Buzz". The hotel lobby was alive with the sound of people, some checking-in, some enjoying the sheer elegance of the Foyer area, large Christmas Tree and Santa's Sleigh, with tasteful...

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Peter W, General Manager at Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Michael Thank you for sharing your experience of your recent stay with us here at Lyrath Estate. I’m delighted that your stay with us was an enjoyable one and hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to Kilkenny in the future and please don’t hesitate in contacting me directly as I would be delighted to personally extend...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The Lyrath Estate Hotel is a really nice place to stay when visiting Kilkeny. The hotel is established in an old manor but offer all the comfort of a modern place. Service is friendly and professional. The concierge is really helpful and never fail giving you some good advice when assisting you with your luggage. Rooms are quite big and...

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Peter W, General Manager at Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear JeffersonMS, Thank you for your recent review, it was our great pleasure to welcome you to Lyrath Estate and we are delighted to read such high praise. We are very fortunate to have a Team who endeavour to deliver excellence in service and hospitality, attention to detail is very important to us as we believe that this is what...

Midland, Michigan
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is late in writing a review and I apologize, but I loved this place so much and had to come back in and write one! My husband and I came to Ireland in May 2016 to do a tour around the southern half (rented a car and stayed a few nights each in different towns). This was the first...

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Peter W, General Manager at Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear MacKenzie Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us here at Lyrath Estate. It was a pleasure to read of your comments and I am glad that we started off your trip to Ireland so well. Hopefully we will get another opportunity to welcome you back to Kilkenny in the future and I will ensure...

Dublin
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I was a bit concerned when I read the poor reviews on the way to Kilkenny for a surprise getaway which had been organised by my thoughtful husband. However the visit started well with a lovely chat with Tom. Our room was very comfortable and had a lovely view of the perfectly still countryside covered in mist which looked very...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on 170 acres of parkland, Lyrath Estate Hotel is only 5 minutes from Kilkenny City. It offers luxurious air-conditioned rooms, an award winning spa, an outdoor infinity pool, and a selection of bars and restaurants. Guests can enjoy a peaceful night's sleep at Lyrath Estate Hotel as rooms are soundproofed with each having beautiful views overlooking the estate with not a car in sight. Each guest bedroom includes complimentary Wi-Fi and a 43 inch flat screen television. The Oasis Health Club boasts a gym, steam room, swimming pool and Jacuzzi. The Oasis Spa offers a thermal suite, sauna and steam room with a range of indulgent treatments, with advance booking recommended. Contemporary Irish cuisine is on the menu at La Perla restaurant using the finest local ingredients. Tupper's is a traditional Irish bar located at the heart of the hotel where you can enjoy a quiet drink & delicious bar food. Yindee's serves authentic oriental food whilst there is a range of beverages available at the sophisticated X Bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa

Address: Paulstown Road | Lyrath Estate, Kilkenny, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Price Range: $205 - $416 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 139
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Also Known As:
Lyrath Estate Hotel, Spa & Convention Centre Hotel Kilkenny
Lyrath Estate Hotel, Spa And Convention Centre
Lyrath Hotel Kilkenny
Lyrath Estate Kilkenny
Lyrath Estate Hotel Convention Centre
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#1 Family Hotel in Kilkenny
#3 Spa Hotel in Kilkenny
#3 Business Hotel in Kilkenny
#4 Romantic Hotel in Kilkenny
#5 Luxury Hotel in Kilkenny
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