Kilkenny River Court Hotel

The Bridge, John Street, Kilkenny, Ireland  show map
 4 stars
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Kilkenny River Court Hotel

Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Reflex massage

Spa & wellness center

Overview

The elegant Kilkenny River Court is a 4-star hotel in Kilkenny offering a swimming pool, a golf course and a leisure club. Renovated in 2009, the hotel combines medieval architecture with ultimate comfort.

The hotel boasts riverside location in the heart of Kilkenny, providing access to Black Abbey, St. Lukes General Hospital and Kilkenny Castle within 5 minutes' walk. The venue is set just 10 minutes' walk from Kilkenny center.

Enclosed by a gallery, a castle and a cathedral, the hotel offers a magnificent view over the street.

The hotel lies within a 10-minute walk of Kilkenny Railway train station. Due to its location 55 km from Waterford airport, it will take about 55 minutes' drive to get there.

Rooms

There are 90 modern rooms at Kilkenny River Court Hotel feature ironing facilities, cable TV with on-demand movies, a laptop-size safe, a writing desk and a DVD player. They have carpet floor and fine furniture.

Eat & Drink

Those staying at Kilkenny River Court Hotel can sit down to a complimentary breakfast. Guests can try coffee and tea served in the terrace bar. Offering Chinese meals, Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant lies in a busy area, just 150 meters from the property.

Services

Kilkenny River Court Hotel offers a conference room, a business centre and a copier for business guests.

Relax

Guests will enjoy using a Jacuzzi, a spa centre and a sauna available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of rooms:   90.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Vending machines

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Skiing
  • Golf course

Services

  • Room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • BBQ facilities
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • River view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  4 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Kilkenny River Court Hotel Kilkenny location
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Hotel Address:

The Bridge, John Street, Kilkenny, Ireland

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City Center
  • Kilkenny
    1000 ft
Airports
  • Waterford (WAT)
    32.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Kilkenny Railway Station
    1700 ft
Restaurants
  • Lemongrass (cuisine: Asian)
    200 ft
  • Key Largo (cuisine: Italian)
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    90

Hotel Awards

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Design Hotels in Ireland

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Rooms and availability

Double Room
  • Room size:

    165 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center700 ft

Places of interest

  • Liturgy Commission700 ft
  • Holy Family of Bordeaux Sisters700 ft
  • Conahy Parish700 ft
  • Communications700 ft
  • St. Mary's Cathedral1400 ft
  • CMAC1400 ft
  • Smithwick's Brewery Tour1400 ft
  • Saint Canice's Tower2000 ft
  • Charity Sisters Of Boys In Care1.1 mi

Train stations

  • Kilkenny Railway Station1400 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • The Tholsel700 ft
  • Kilkenny Castle1000 ft
  • Black Abbey1400 ft
  • St Canices Cathedral and Round Tower2300 ft
  • St. Lukes General Hospital1.1 mi

Stadiums

  • Nowlan Park2700 ft

Museums

  • Dunmore Cave700 ft
  • Rothe House1000 ft

Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

  • Shankill Castle700 ft

Theaters

  • Bounce For Fun700 ft
  • New Theatre Group1.0 mi
  • The Hub1.4 mi

Golf courses and Country clubs

  • Kilkenny Golf Club3300 ft

Local attractions

  • St Marys Cathedral9.6 mi
    James Street, Kilkenny
  • The Watergarden9.8 mi
    Ladywell Street, Thomastown
  • Capuchin Friary10.9 mi
    Friary Street, Kilkenny
  • Kilfane Waterfall and Glen9.6 mi
    Kilfane, Thomastown
  • Jerpoint Abbey10.5 mi
    Jerpoint, Thomastown

Near the hotel

  • St. John the Evangelist Church900 ft
    Upr. John Street, Kilkenny
  • Kilkenny Old Jail and Courthouse1300 ft
    Parliament Street, Kilkenny
  • St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower2300 ft
    Coach Rd, Kilkenny
  • Butler Gallery1200 ft
    The Castle, Kilkenny
  • Black Abbey1900 ft
    Abbey Sq, Kilkenny

Restaurants nearby

  • Lemongrass200 ft

    Address: Johns Bridge
    Phone: 56 771 5333

    62% likes this, based on 82 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian

  • Blaa Blaa Blaa Sandwiches300 ft

    Address: 3 Canal Square

    89% likes this, based on 27 reviews

  • Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant400 ft

    Address: 28/29 Rose Inn Street
    Phone: (+353) 56 772 17 18

    85% likes this, based on 127 reviews

  • Key Largo200 ft

    Address: John Street

    63% likes this, based on 56 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • Riverside Restaurant300 ft

    Address: The Bridge, John Street

    68% likes this, based on 57 reviews
    Cuisine: European

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    90

Hotel Awards

IrishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedKilkennyKilkenny River Court Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Design Hotels in Ireland

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Kilkenny River Court Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Kilkenny River Court Hotel

Average guest rating

8.4out of 10
Superb
Based on 372 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    8.8

    great location,very clean hotel with friendly staff, easy for parking and good food

    the leisure centre closed at 11 till 4 which was a real disapointment, it doesnt say that when your booking it.

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    spa treatment best ever, location excellent,

  • Couple
    8.8

    Great location, clean and comfortable rooms, good food.

    If anything then showers in the room need to be changed as there was no pressure..

  • Couple
    9.2

    The bath is just for to have it not for use, very shallow.

  • Couple
    9.2

    The location is excellent. Rooms are very nice and comfortable and the rooms with a view of the castle are a little special.

    When we checked in they did not have our booking. The booking had not come through from you?

  • Family with children
    7.8

    It was very central and good for anyone who would like to go shopping or sightseeing

    The bar staff seemed a bit vague at times.

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    Great location with wonderful view of Castle. Dining room was lovely for evening dinner.

    Only unfavourable comment was with breakfast. Despite a good range of cold/hot food, the scrambled egg was most unappealing - resembled powdered version that some hotels use.

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    Staff were fantastic, very helpful and nice. Location was extremely central, with gorgeous view of the river and castle from the terrace bar. However I had specifically requested a quiet room, as I was taking part in a triathlon, and even though the room was on the far side of the hotel from the function room I still found it very noisy as I was just above the courtyard carpark, & people were still talking loudly at 5am on friday morning so I didn't get much sleep, I suppose it's just a busy hotel in a central location, not ideal if looking for quiet night's sleep. It didn't bother me the 2nd night as I was out late myself! Breakfast was delicious.

    I found it very noisy, hard to sleep, there were functions in the hotel both nights (weddings).

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Overall a most pleasant experience , friendly staff, great food, very comfortable room

    Parking , I had to wind my way all the way to the relief carpark at the back. Narrow entrance from street not easy for a big car

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    The desk staff were very helpful and the man who brought us coffee in the lounge was extremely efficient and nice, so much so that my daughter remarked on how much service had improved since the recession.I have stayed in the Rivercourt before, with my husband, and we have always found it very comfortable.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    exceptional value relaxed atmosphere excellent food and a great location

  • Couple
    10.0

    I just loved everything about the hotel, I have no complaints whatsoever, well except the weather but that's not the hotels fault!!!!

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    What I liked best. Located in the City Centre but quiet and overlooking the river and Kilkenny Castle, which was just beautiful. The food was Gourmet through and through, full marks for presentation and flavour. The staff were very helpful. I was able to park my car at the front door of the hotel. Arrived early for check-in but rooms were ready. I had two rooms booked. We only stayed one night but would certainly stay there again when in Kilkenny. I would highly recommend this hotel.

  • Single
    8.2

    Strong customer service focus/ethos

    I was unlucky to become ill during my stay (possible food poisoning) which effectively ruined the purpose of my visit (wedding) as I was unable to attend.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Service was very much improved and the location is great!

How to reach hotel

hotel Kilkenny River Court Hotel Kilkenny location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

The Bridge, John Street, Kilkenny, Ireland

Get directions
City Center
  • Kilkenny
    1000 ft
Airports
  • Waterford (WAT)
    32.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Kilkenny Railway Station
    1700 ft
Restaurants
  • Lemongrass (cuisine: Asian)
    200 ft
  • Key Largo (cuisine: Italian)
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    90

Hotel Awards

IrishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedKilkennyKilkenny River Court Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Design Hotels in Ireland

Use Badge