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Kilkenny River Court Hotel

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County Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a fantastic time staying here the last 2 nights. Stayed here 3 years ago.was nice then but the new decor is great. The rooms are very clean, breakfast lovely.staff very polite. Noel was very helpfully on a night . Spent 2 days shopping Killkenny is a great place to shop fab shops. Will be back

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County Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Rivercourt Hotel for 2 nights and we had a very enjoyable stay. Friendly staff and our room was very spacious and overlooked the River Nore and the Castle. Food at the Rivercout is excellent. Spacious car park and the hotel is walking distance for all the main attractions. Will definitely make a return visit.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a great short stay in Kilkenny - the staff was welcoming, the rooms were quite large and clean, the breakfast was delicious and the view of the castle is fantastic! I would highly recommend this to those visiting this charming city.

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Thank Angela G
Midlands
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had an overnight in this hotel with my mother and two sisters last week. We were very impressed as the hotel is so convenient to the shops and castle. We had our evening meal there as well as breakfast and both were lovely. The staff were exceptionally friendly. Beds were comfortable and shower was good too.

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Cork
Reviewed 1 week ago

A truly great location for business or leisure. I recently decided on the .Kilkenny Rivercourt Hotel to host an important national event. Because of its ease of access from all parts of Ireland it helped to attract a great attendance to our event. Great free parking in the heart of Kilkenny. Easy access to a number of function rooms on...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there for two nights and thoroughly enjoyed it. Staff were extremely friendly Ate in bar and restaurent and both were very good and service excellent Two weddings which added to atmosphere and did not here one sound from the room we were given. Location excellent. Would certainly go back. Well done to all Also lovely setting near river

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Thank Margaret H
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

A week before we were to arrive at the River Court I was contacted by Catherine in Reservations informing me of two weddings taking place the weekend we were staying and if Id like to change rooms to a quieter area of the hotel. I rang Reception and Fiona expertly and efficiently switched rooms. Very impressed with that. Upon arrival,...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked 2 nights here as it was my birthday YES I was 21 again, we got a room with balcony overlooking the castle, room was comfortable with a lovely big bed, bathroom was ok but had a shower curtain which is a gripe of mine and also our room 117 although clean please check in between radiator as I heard...

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

Dear sambuca46, I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your "21 again" birthday break with us and thank-you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. I have spoken to our House Keeping Manager regarding the dust inbetween the radiators and the walls and we completely agree this is not acceptable, there are no signs of any...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location of course superb. Disappointed with bar feng shui. Disappointed that no twin rooms available over the river. Room was about acceptable for decor and amenities HOWEVER the paper thin wall to the adjoining room a nights sleep when an 'active' couple arrived in and partied 'till 5 AM. Pity. I guess options limited downtown in wonderful Kilkenny

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

Dear elephantfeedback, Thank-you for taking the time to share your recent experience in the hotel with us. I would really appreciate the oportunity to discuss this with you futher directly. If you could please contact me directly on the details below i would be delighted to discuss this with you. I look forward to hearing from you, Kind Regards, Emma-Jayne...

Elche, Spain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is situated in the centre of Kilkenny on the banks of the River Nore and across the river from Kilkenny Castle. There is a free car park. We found the staff friendly and helpful. Our room overlooked the river and the castle and was spacious and clean. The double glazing in the room didn't keep out the distant...

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

Dear birdersylvia, Thank-you for your lovely review and for taking the time to share your experience with us. I have passed on your lovely comments to the team and they would like to convey their thanks to you. I do sincerely apologise for any noise disturbance you may have experienced, be in the heart of the city this can happen...

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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: €66 - €212 (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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#8 Romantic Hotel in Kilkenny
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“On check in ask for a Castle & river view room”
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