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Butler Court

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#1 of 20 guest houses in Kilkenny
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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.
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Free parking
Street parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free breakfast
Non-smoking hotel
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Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Marketect_70 wrote a review Oct 2023
Hendersonville, North Carolina19 contributions4 helpful votes
I recently traveled to Ireland with a friend and we stayed at the Butler Court for 2 nights. We each had our own room and both were incredibly charming. The decor was lovely, the beds so comfortable, and the in-room breakfast was convenient and delicious. I should have asked Yvonne for the brown bread recipe because I'm still thinking about it! The location cannot be beat as well as the convenient no-additional-charge parking. Great choice and I look forward to coming back.
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Room Tip: Make sure to eat the brown bread. You won't be disappointed.
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Paul S wrote a review Oct 2023
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We had a delightful stay. Butler Court has a great location in Kilkenny. Yvonne was charming and extremely helpful, the room was very comfortable with everything we wanted and the whole experience couldn’t have been better.
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Darren C wrote a review Oct 2023
Canfield, Ohio14 contributions9 helpful votes
With clean, airy rooms, this accommodation is tucked away in a quaint setting and is in a perfect location for exploring Kilkenny on foot. We liked the town, and Yvonne is a super-friendly and helpful host.
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Date of stay: September 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Loripie01 wrote a review Oct 2023
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After staying in several hotel/B&B's throughout Ireland, we were disappointed in Butler Court. The positives are that the host is delightful and very welcoming. The location is an easy walk to pubs and restaurants. The room was clean. The negatives....this is more of a motel with very basic furnishings, mattress seemed worn, towels and bedding of low quality, no curtains on windows, just cheap miniblinds. We knew it was a 'continental' breakfast so that was a given. The room and bathroom were small and my heart sank when we walked in. Not sure where all the 5 star reviews are coming from and Rick Steves got this one wrong. Overall we did not care for Kilkenny given it's quite the party scene on weekends given it's train proximity to Dublin (no fault of inn keepers). Every bar has security at the door.
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Date of stay: September 2023
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Maggi and Scott B wrote a review Sept 2023
Homewood, Illinois3 contributions2 helpful votes
The location was great; very convenient to walk to the sites. The host and hostess were gracious and very available. We needed feedback on some issues and they were helpful. The entry to the rooms is through a lovely garden area which is gated and locked in the evening. A basic continent breakfast is provided in the room, which is a convenient way to begin the day.
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Date of stay: September 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Michael G wrote a review Sept 2023
50 contributions17 helpful votes
Perfect location, perfect hostess, great great accommodations that won't break the bank. Yvonne is a delight and a wealth of information about the area from Kilkenny north and down through Waterford and Kinsale. Can't say more about how pleasant she made our stay. Didn't see too much of husband John. He was usually in his 'office' over at the Blue Bar!!!!!
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Date of stay: September 2023
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Steven K wrote a review Aug 2023
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Yvonne & John's place is fabulous. They are very attentive innkeepers, making sure their guests are well cared for. Rooms are weIl appointed and have what you need. OMG-the yogurt and brown bread in the mini-fridge were delicious. Parking is secure and nearby if you have a car. It's also a great location on the edge of the center of town, so a short walk to the Castle, Churches and downtown businesses. Surprisingly quiet for an in town location (a bit more noise from the street on Saturday night, which makes sense). We were in Kilkenny for a wedding and stayed for 4 nights and feel we made an excellent choice.
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Date of stay: August 2023
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Room Tip: The farmers market is around the corner on the way to the castle. Fabulous berries, breads, local...
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James Calliotte wrote a review Aug 2023
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Yvonne and John were wonderful hosts - it was almost like staying with relatives or friends! The rooms are comfortable, quiet, spotless and roomy. The bathrooms are a little small for two, but the shower is nice and spacious. The location is perfect! We plan to stay there again, when we go to Kilkenny.
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Date of stay: August 2023
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Heather F wrote a review Aug 2023
3 contributions1 helpful vote
This place was top notch from start to finish! Yvonne greeted us warmly, efficiently walked us through the various sites and room logistics, then left us to enjoy beautiful, clean and comfortable rooms. There is a yummy breakfast provided in the room, and the location is just perfect. A little table in the courtyard would nice for guests to enjoy their breakfast, but that's just a suggestion (from my husband). The rooms were just lovely!
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Date of stay: August 2023
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Room Tip: Talk to Yvonne about parking when you arrive -- she helped us nab a spot right across the street.
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Pal1977 wrote a review May 2023
Milan, Italy83 contributions140 helpful votes
Butlers Court is such a lovely and unforgettable place! It’s a 10/10! Simple as that! Everything was perfect, and this made our last few days in beautiful Ireland very special! A big thank you, from Italy, to Yvonne and John, who were always super kind and made us feel at home straight away, and a belly rub to Bo, their adorable dog, which I will never forget!
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Date of stay: May 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Butler Court
Which popular attractions are close to Butler Court?
Nearby attractions include Medieval Mile Museum (0.3 km), The Hole in the Wall (0.3 km), and Kilkenny Castle (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Butler Court?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Butler Court?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Butler Court?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Butler Court?
Conveniently located restaurants include Truffles Restaurant, Zuni Restaurant and Boutique Hotel, and Petronella Restaurant & Cafe.
Is Butler Court located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Kilkenny.
Are there any historical sites close to Butler Court?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Kilkenny Castle (0.2 km), Rothe House & Garden (0.6 km), and Kilkenny Famine Experience (0.8 km).
Is Butler Court accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.