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Atlanta, Georgia
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2011

We stayed here with our two children and my parents. We loved the B&B. The rooms were fabulous. The breakfast provided was wonderful. We loved the location and our host were our favorites on our trip to Ireland. They had a dog that my kids adored. We were only able to stay here one night because of our trip itinerary,... More 

Thank LHealan
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52 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2011

Purpose-built for its identity as a B&B, John and Yvonne Dalton's superb inn provides a convenient and cozy base from which to explore Kilkenny and the surrounding countryside. Departing from the B&B practice of a communal breakfast room, a continental breakfast (pastries, fruit, cereal, coffee, tea--and in refrigerator juice and milk) is provided in each room: the menu is also... More 

1 Thank BBonnet
Surprise, AZ
1 review
Reviewed 1 September 2011

Butler Court was our first B&B experience in Ireland and we absolutely loved it. Our room was spotless, the bathroom--perfect, the refrig--extremely well stocked, Yvonne and John--ever helpful and available, Bob--a perfect greeter! We scheduled two nights but requested a third after settling in. Yvonne was wonderful with recommendations, maps, ideas. I had been hesitant about B&B's but truly hated... More 

Thank Margie S
Nashville, Tennessee
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126 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2011

Made our reservations via the Butler Court website and subsequent e-mails with proprietor, Yvonne. Our first night in Ireland led us to Butler Court dead-tired, but excited after arriving in Dublin and stops in the Gardens of Powerscourt and Glendalough on our way to Kilkenny. Yvonne was a font of understanding ("You'll sleep in past 9am your first morning."), knowledge... More 

Thank DiscriminatingPalate
Rochester, NY
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35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2011

Tastefully designed with the latest of everything. Continental breakfast (with everything from yogurt to scones to cereals and milk, to the freshest of fruit) being set up in room was nice change from the BIG (and sometimes too much) breakfasts in other places. Beds were very comfortable with smooth, high thread count linens. Yvonne was VERY helpful with directions and... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2011

The nicest and most helpful couple I was travelling with my two teenage sons they helped me keep them entertained horseback riding..a trip to Rock of Cashel.....we had a wonderful stay thanks to their help and Bob the dog our favorite ! The people of Kilkenny are awesome the town is beautiful. The room was lovely the kids enjoyed the... More 

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Chester, UK
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67 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2011

Everything positive I read about this place was totally true. It is in an absolutely perfect spot, so convenient, and the free parking is just 5 mins around the corner. Once in the alleyway via the gated entry, you could be anywhere, but you are right outside the rooms in a sunlit tranquil space. Ours where the first two rooms... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2011

I enjoyed my stay at the the Butler Court. The continental breakfast provided many choices. It was nice to eat while getting ready in the morning instead of having to be in a breakfast room by a certain time. Guests must park in a public lot; however, the proprietor will validate the ticket. It is close (walking distance) to all... More 

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Dover, DE
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29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2011

Butler Court was a great room in a great location! Yvonne and Bob (the dog) greeted us warmly and made us feel welcome. Yvonne's recommendations for dining options, sight-seeing options, etc., were very helpful. Our room was spotless and comfortable, and the continental breakfast in the room was perfect -- lots of delicious fresh fruit, coffee, tea, cereal, scones, and... More 

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Georgetown, Canada
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44 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2011

My wife and I recently toured Ireland and Butler Court was the first place we stayed. Yvonne and Bob (their dog) made us feel right at home. The room was comfortable and spacious, the location idea and the continental breakfast we perfect for the two of us. Yvonne made a number of recommendations for site seeing, restaurants and pubs in... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Butler Court enjoys a quiet courtyard setting in a central location. This is perfect for exploring the medieval streets of Kilkenny City. Good restaurants and pubs abound - all within a short walk from Butler Court. Nearby are world-class golf courses, renowned equestrian facilities and excellent fishing. You can set your own pace at Butler Court. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Butler Court

Address: Patrick Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Price Range: $128 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Butler Court 4*
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Butler Court Hotel Kilkenny
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“ask for upstairs of you want a bit of view of the top of the castle.”
 of 5 bubbles CAMermaid, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any room would be a great choice.”
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“They are all good rooms!”
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“I prefer the upstairs rooms.”
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“Ask for a room at the back on the 2nd floor, but keep in mind there are stairs”
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