Local hopes planning for July opening

WITH Summer fast approaching and foreign holidays off the cards, hotels all over Kilkenny are gearing up to reopen on July 20.

As properties all over the county start taking bookings, behind the scenes management and staff are busy implementing Health & Safety protocols in line with HSE and Irish Hotel Federation guidelines/

Kilkenny hotels Bringing you Exclusive Specials if you book direct and offering free cancellation policies.

Mount Juliet Estate

Relax and unwind with a luxurious stay in the 5* Mount Juliet Estate. Experience the elegant splendour of each distinctive room in the harmonious fringes of the untamed Kilkenny countryside.

Enjoy a round of golf on a world class course, a meal to remember in the Michelin Star Lady Helen restaurant or an informal lunch in the Hound Restaurant.

 Family Break from €159 a night

 Save up to 20% when you book and pay in advance

Summer Package from July 20 to August 29.

  • Two or three-night Summer Family Break includes:
  • Luxurious Accommodation in Hunter’s Yard for Two Adults and Two Children
  • Dinner one evening of your choice for two adults in The Hound Restaurant
  • Daily access to Mount Juliet Juniors Club for children aged 5 to 12 years from 12 noon to 4pm including a packed lunch and each evening from 6pm to 9.30pm including dinner for children.
  • Visit:www.mountjuliet.ie
  • Ph:056-77-73000




Lyrath Estate


The luxurious 5* Lyrath Estate is looking forward to welcoming guests from July 20.

The hotel grounds are spread across 170 acres of countryside, complete with picturesque lakes, historic gardens, and emerald woodlands.

Lyrath offers the best of both worlds. It is a definitive country resort, located in Kilkenny City.

The historic 17th Century Estate House sits elegantly alongside its modern-day extension. It has 139 bedrooms, multi-award-winning Oasis Spa and a range of top-class restaurants.

The ideal hotel for couples or family looking for a Kilkenny escape!

Summer Offer: One night B&B from €95pp or Family Break from €225pp

1 Night Mid-Week Bed and Breakfast from €95pp

 Includes Full Irish Breakfast, Complimentary Wifi

  • No Booking Fee
  • Complimentary access to Leisure Centre with 17m swimming pool, gym, Jacuzzi and steam room


Enjoy a midweek family break at Lyrath Estate this Summer. From €225 per person



  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Dinner on 1 Evening for adults
  • Complimentary on-site activities on our 170-acre estate
  • Swimming pool and mini-splash pool
  • Playground
  • Resort Bikes for exploring the estate
  • Walking/Nature Trails with Adventure Map
  • Private Cinema
  • Visit:www.lyrath.com
  • Ph:056 7760088
  • E:reservations@lyrath.com


Kilkenny Ormonde

The Kilkenny Ormonde is a premier 4* Hotel located in the centre of Kilkenny City.

This hotel is the ideal base to explore the city’s landmark attractions such as the magical Kilkenny Castle, the intriguing Medieval Mile Museum, St Canice’s Cathedral.

After a day exploring the city enjoy a dip in the swimming pool or unwind in the luxurious spa.

Hoban Bar & Brasserie serves great drinks and relaxed food in glamorous surroundings while the bright and airy Savour Restaurant is the perfect spot for breakfast and private dining.

Summer Family Break 2 Night Package from €250 a night

The hotel is offering fully flexible cancellation policy and free cancellation

 Getaway for 2 Nights Bed & Breakfast

  • 1 Family Dining Special (2-course set menu for a family of 2 adults & up to 2 children) on the evening of your choice.
  • Breakfast Included
    • Additional child rates available for extra children
  • Visit:www.kilkennyormonde.com
  • Ph:056-7750200
  • E:reservations@kilkennyormonde.com


Hoban Hotel

The Hoban is a vibrant place to stay with a warm Kilkenny welcome. It is located within a 15-minute walk from Kilkenny City.

The hotel is named for James Hoban (1755-1831), a pioneering Callan, Kilkenny-born architect who designed and built America’s White House.

Following a €1million renovation programme, the lobby, bar and restaurant have been completely transformed and the hotel has introduced brand new menus with a choice of delicious food and drinks.

There are 80 spacious guest rooms and fully accessible rooms for wheelchair users or those with reduced mobility.

July Weekend Offer

  • 2 Nights Bed & Breakfast from €254.80* based on 2 people sharing

3 Night Family Offer

  • Includes:
  • Family room, 3 nights from €497*
  • Overnight stay in a family room.
  • Full Irish Breakfast for all the family.
  • 10% discount in the restaurant when you dine with your family.
  • Surprise Welcome pack on arrival for the children.
  • 15% discount voucher for Castlecomer Discovery Park.
  • Complimentary parking and Wi-Fi.

*These prices are applicable if booked directly on www.hobanhotelkilkenny.com

Ph: 056-7783100

Visit: www.hobanhotelkilkenny.com

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