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Kilkenny River Court Hotel

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Blacksburg, Virginia
Reviewed today NEW

I'd call this one average. The bed was very firm and the breakfast a bit of an industrial production. Good proximity to town & sights. Enjoyed a few pints in the bar for the rugby match, which was a good introduction to Ireland.

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed yesterday NEW

It has a lot going for it: it's central location places it within walking distance of everything you will want to see and do in Kilkenny. The room was very spacious and comfortable and had everything I needed. Breakfast had good variety and was fresh and plenty. The staff were very pleasant and helpful everywhere. The only possible downside is...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Absolute rubbish having stayed here some time ago and liked it came back with my son for the pool - closed 2013, no welcome to reception total lack of atmosphere in restaurants half hearted efforts at refurbishment totally lacking room very poor that was supposed to be an upgrade - stay somewhere else!!!

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Catherine M, Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bernard C Thank you for sharing your feedback with us, I would really appreciate if you could contact me directly to discuss the recent experience you had whilst staying in the hotel. I look forward to hearing from you, Kind Regards, Catherine McKnight cmcknight@rivercourthotel.com

Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed at the River Court Hotel for 5 nights during my stay in Kilkenny. Lovely place and perfect location. Rooms spacious and comfortable. Staff friendly and helpful especially Fiona who helped us book our train tickets online to save some money. Breakfast was decent. The view of the castle was spectacular! Can't wait to return!

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Friendly atmosphere ..hotel under refurbishment so rooms new bright and comfortable Didnt have a view of the castle or river but not an issue for me or my companions so if you wanted a view might be advisable to mention it when booking Tea and coffee making facilities in room Great walking location right across the river from the castle...

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Catherine M, Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Greedypiggy, Thank you for your lovely feedback on Tripadvisor. It is always a great boost to all the staff here to know we get it right and they are delighted with your comments. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Hotel. Kind Regards Catherine McKnight

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel is stunning. The decor is beautiful. The stuff are friendly and always willing to help and provide information for your adventure. The food is great quailty with the buffet style breakfast sitting everyones tastes. The rooms are big and the beds confortable. The location is central and within walking distance to all kilkenny can offer

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Catherine M, Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tracy S, Thank you for sharing your wonderful comments on Tripadvisor.I was delighted to read about our great quality of food and a great breakfast buffet.Our staff are also delighted on your comments of friendliness and helpfulness. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel soon. Kind Regards Catherine McKnight

Clonmel, Ireland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I were back here again for 2 nights. Great location. Had a room on first floor this time. Requested new room but got no response to emails. Only real gripe. Everything went well as usual. Only other gripe was buffet breakfast was lukewarm at best. Always like staying here due to location.

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Catherine M, Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pat H, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. I am delighted to know that you always like staying with us. I would like to apologise for the lack of communication to your emails on your room request and also to our breakfast not being hot enough. Please contact me directly when suits to return as I would...

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is in an excellent location in a quaint town. The staff was very helpful and friendly, but the hotel was a little dated. The room was comfortable, but needs to be updated. The breakfast was mediocre.

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Catherine M, Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear g8ercop, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Tripadvisor. I was delighted to read your lovely comments on our staff. I am however a little dissapointed on your feedback in regards to breakfast, as you will see from previous reviews this is always very positive feedback. I am glad that you found your room to...

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our stay was pleasant. Due to holiday weekend we had to park in the back extended parking area, better or any signage would help here to show directions to the entrance once parked. We paid for delux upgraded castle view room. It was a small room right on the end with barely a view if you streach your neck, not...

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Catherine M, Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. I would like to apologise for your dissapointment with our delux room. I take on board your comments on better signage and once our refurbishments are complete we will improve on this point. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed our breakfast buffet, our milk on the buffet is...

Dunkirk, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first trip to Ireland was wonderful. My daughter and I stayed at this hotel. It was very convenient walking distance to the many things Kilkenny has to offer such as the Kilkenny city center, Medieval Mile, the Kilkenny Castle, restaurants and pubs. Breakfast service was very good, the food was good with a decent variety. Staff was friendly and...

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Catherine M, Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear gkmill, I am delighted to read your lovely review on the Kilkenny River Court Hotel and indeed Kilkenny itself.I have passed on your wonderful feedback to all the staff here and they too would like to thank you for your comments on their friendliness and helpfulness. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near...

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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: $107 - $295 (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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