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Kilkenny River Court Hotel
Ranked #8 of 19 Hotels in Kilkenny
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 14 March 2012

excellent stay in the rivercourt for 2 nights on the 10 and 11 of march overlooked by the castle centrally located could not ask for a better venue rooms spacious beds almost to comfortable the hotel food is excellent nothing to complain about only they charge you for parking which is a bit annoying considering you are spending money there

  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 March 2012

As a member of a group, I had no say in the choice of hotel for our weekend away but was immensly impressed. Spacious, modern and elegant and occupying an enviable postion on the riverside. The staff were superb. Always a friendly smile and greeting. The room was large and extremely comfortable. The only meal we took was breakfast which was little disappointing - the usual buffet problem. Some of the components of my full fry had obviously been cooked some time earlier and kept warm - and were a little on the dry side.
Overall, a very comfortable stay and good value

Room Tip: We overlooked the entrance - a bit noisy at night with revellers returning! Go for a riverside room.
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  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 9 March 2012

I recently stayed at the River Court Hotel in Kilkenny and am very happy to share this review. I stayed two nights and found my room very comfortable, warm and spacious. The location of the Hotel is spectacular and located a few mins walk from the main street, Kilkenny Castle and Kilkenny Design Centre. The Hotel food was excellent and the breakfast first class. The staff in all areas were exceptionally helpful and very professional. The pool was a delight to swim in and also the jacuzzi and steam room were excellent. All in all I would highly recommend this Hotel, you will not be disappointed
Rita, Limerick

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  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 7 March 2012

This had to be some of the best service I've ever received in an Irish hotel. From Rose on reception to Susan in the spa every single staff member had a smile and a friendly greeting. My parents are regulars here, and I can see why.

I had a great room with a view of the castle. The free wifi worked perfectly in the room and there's some nice extras - bathrobes, bottled water. I had some work to do in my room so didn't eat in the restaurant but got take-out from Yindees the Thai restaurant at the arch, it was great.

My parents were due to be here at the same time but they had to cancel due to illness, there was absolutely no hassle rescheduling their visit. On their revisit they got an upgrade to a suite - a lovely touch for their Diamond Wedding Anniversary.

Room Tip: My room had a view of the castle, which is absolutely gorgeous particularly at night when it's f...
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  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 6 March 2012

Great hotel with a great location...

Spent only one night (Friday) here, arriving at around 9:30 pm. Luckily I snagged the last parking space (well, I created my own, actually) all the way in the back of the hotel; this discouraged me from taking the car out later that night but the hotel is so central I wouldn't have needed the car anyway!

The rooms were a nice, comfortable, and I slept very well.

Breakfast the next morning was in a dining room overlooking (well, "underlooking" would be more accurate) the castle, and I left my car parked at the hotel while I walked around town after breakfast.

Great place...I would stay again.

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled with friends
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Address: The Bridge | John Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 19 Hotels in Kilkenny
Price Range: $110 - $318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kilkenny River Court Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 102
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 
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