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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Stayed here in Feb17 for a couples break away. The hotel is undergoing refurbishment and expansion which was contained well, but the hotel lacks a four-star quality. First of all after having booked a couple of weeks in advance, we were called by the hotel a day or two before our stay to advise they are currently closed due to...

1Thank carconj1gwy
dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were not informed when we booked the hotel that it was undergoing a major construction project. To convert a leisure centre into bedrooms. The noise level was intolerable 8 am to 5 pm. The work was being carried out directly below our bedroom. The hotel standard is very basic poor towels etc. Continental breakfast choice very poor. What should...

1Thank Celne D
Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staff very friendly and helpful. great location central to everything. Would definitely stay there again, would make some small suggestions. We were unable to adjust central heating in room and maybe upgrade bathrooms when there are doing their renovations. Breakfast was buffet style and plenty of choice. Overall very happy with our stay, thank you.

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Thank Carmel M
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Well, what to say about the river court hotel? We arrived early an were able to throw our bags in (thank you!). We had a quick look around the castle which is just across the bridge and sits on gorgeous grounds. On arriving back to check our room was ready we were greeted by super friendly staff who were very...

Thank DeanC1980
County Wexford, Ireland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Top class facility in excellent location, close to all amenities. Staff were outstanding and couldn't be more helpful and professional. Great breakfast selection and relaxing location. Car parking a bit tight.

Thank jimK7225WT
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love sitting out by the river on a warm Summers day here. The atmosphere is always great, and the views of the castle and the bridge are beautiful! While I haven't actually stayed in the hotel, the location cannot be better. Right in the middle of the city, in walking distance to local pubs/restaurants.

Thank AnnieN89
Wicklow, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rivercourt is in a perfect spot to venture around Kilkenny right on the river looking over to the castle. ... fabulous at night the lighting along the river and the castle is a lovely sight. .the hotel is spotlessly clean the staff are friendly and helpful. .we did think there was a leisure centre but it's gone! To be replaced...

1Thank Avril P
Zhuhai, China
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to book this place as it was due for an upgrade the next day. Great location, close to the castle and the medieval mile, Rooms are modern, great beds and good views. We would of stayed another night if we could. The restaurant was very professional, helpful staff, and good value for money. I would book this...

1Thank Paul C
County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super friendly staff in bar and lovely food in restaurant.Set in wonderful surroundings beside Kilkenny castle and super time had at a very reasonable rate.Band across the road in Matt the Millers 'after dark' completed a wonderful xmas Monday evening in a great little town

Thank Robert B
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed as part of large group last week, I was paying for myself for extra day , had to wait until 4pm exactly to check in they said they had no rooms available until then which I found strange. Room was castle view was adequate , no iron or ironing board which now standard in most 4 star hotels, TV...

3Thank Sean L
Emma-Jayne E, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sean L, Thank-you for sharing your feedback regarding your recent stay with us, i would like to sincerely apologise for the lack of basic service you experienced as this is far from the level of service we do and aim to provide. I can assure you that i am currently investigating each very valid issue you have raised and...

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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: $103 - $278 (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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“Check all building work is completed”
 of 5 bubbles celned, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room with view of river and castle well worth the extra cost.”
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“Ask for castle view”
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