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Kinnitty Castle Hotel

4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Kinnitty, Ireland
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Elgin, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Don't believe the negative reviews of Kinnitty. If you are looking for a 5 star resort, then go stay in one. However, if you are looking for a charming, quaint and romantic castle that won't break the bank, Kinnitty is one of your best options in the southern half of Ireland. We searched for weeks for a reasonably priced castle... More

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Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Kinnity Castle as part of our Ireland road trip. My husband thought it would be a fun and unique experience. Kinnity sits on a beautiful property and is one of the more affordable castle stays in the Irish countryside. There are some beautiful trails you can enjoy around the castle grounds and upon check-in some history... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband booked us a night in this castle as a special birthday treat. We arrived, had a quick peek about and then took a 2 hr horse ride through the Irish hills. It was breathtaking. We showered up and had a gorgeous dinner while the sun was setting. We retired to the bar and had an after dinner drink... More

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kinnittymanagement, Manager at Kinnitty Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nicoleo, Thank you for writing a review of your recent stay at the Castle, it is only with feedback that we can ensure that all guests receive the high level of service that we pride ourselves on. All your kind comments will be passed onto the relevant team members. We do hope to welcome you both to the Castle... More

Portland, Oregon
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a highlight of our trip to Ireland (I'm Irish and living in the US, my boyfriend is American). The castle itself is beautiful. The hidden corridors and rooms downstairs are worth exploring and the yard out back is so pretty and wonderful for photo shoots. Our room was large and bright and spacious. The shower/tub was a bit... More

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kinnittymanagement, Manager at Kinnitty Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Carmelapplepie, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Castle. We are delighted that you experienced the Castle and all that we have to offer and even got to play some tennis, one of the many activities that we have at the Castle. All your kind comments will be circulated to the staff in... More

Dublin
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is the real deal. The location, rooms, creaky floorboards, archways, meandering corridors, hidden staircases, dungeons, stonework etc. the list is endless. You can smell the history and if you listen carefully, you can hear the many voices, of the numerous inhabitants over the last 800 years. Kinnitty Castle deserves to be stuffed full of tourists from one end... More

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kinnittymanagement, Manager at Kinnitty Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JoeDublin, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review after your recent stay at the Castle. We are delighted that you got to experience all that the Castle offers in terms of history and its unique charm and the staff. We pride ourselves on the level of service and food that we serve at the hotel, we... More

ballina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the castle looks wonderful, sleeping there just wasn't for me. You hear absolutely everything, creaky floors, creaky furniture etc.. There was no wifi in the bedrooms and for me that is just not acceptable as I work on the go. €5 for a pint on draught is also ridiculous. Afternoon tea was nice, staff were helpful, bed was not... More

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kinnittymanagement, Manager at Kinnitty Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Adrian w Thank you for the review, I am sorry to read that you did not enjoy you stay entirely, we have complimentary WIFI available in the public areas of the Castle, however due to the depth of the original stone walls, WIFI cannot reach to our bedrooms, as with this, a lot of the features in the castle,... More

Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gorgeous place. Lovely walk ways in the Forest. I recommend the Strawberry and white chocolate cheesecake it is divine. Afternoon tea is delicious. So is the breakfast and the waiters couldn't be anymore helpful. Something for everyone.

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kinnittymanagement, Manager at Kinnitty Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mary Therese, Thank you for leaving a comment about you stay at the Hotel, we take all comments on board as we use these to ensure that guests experience everything that Kinnitty Castle Hotel has to offer. We are delighted that you got to experience Afternoon tea at the Castle, we hope to welcome you again in the future.... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sincere thanks to Cavan, Aoife and the rest of the staff at Kinnitty Castle Hotel. All our guests had a great time. All our requests were catered for. Just wish we had the 4 million euro to buy the property and restore it. See you soon. Kind regards, Grant and John.

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kinnittymanagement, Manager at Kinnitty Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Londoncub77, Thank you both for your lovely comments in relation to holding your wedding at Kinnitty Castle Hotel. We look forward to welcoming you both back again soon. Kind regards, The Management Team More

West Chicago, il
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time at Kinnitty Castle. Our room was beautiful; two queen beds under a canopy, beautiful antique furnishings and a gigantic bathroom! They seemed pretty busy when we arrived. We tried to grab something to eat in the library pub room, but after ten minutes with no service we gave up and went to our room to... More

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kinnittymanagement, Manager at Kinnitty Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sara M, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent trip at the Castle. We are delighted that you enjoyed your guestroom, all the rooms at the Castle are completely unique and a great talking point. We apologize for any delay that you experienced in terms of service as we pride ourselves on this,... More

Tipperary, Ireland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I attended a wedding party (buffet) recently in the hotel, it was my first visit, and the avenue to the hotel gave me a great feeling about the welcome. There were lovely little lamps lining the driveway, which is through a forest. The castle is a real castle and has the feel of going back in time. I passed through... More

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kinnittymanagement, Manager at Kinnitty Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mollybawn 190754, We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Castle for a recent Wedding and that you were impressed from the moment you drove up the driveway. We pride ourselves on the level of service and quality of food that we offer and deliver to all guests who attend a Wedding at the Castle and will... More

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Address: Kinnitty, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Offaly > Kinnitty
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Kinnitty Castle Hotel 4*
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Kinnitty Castle, the celebrity haunt, is close to the picturesque village of Kinnitty, Co. Offaly set beautifully against a backdrop of the Slieve Bloom Mountains and is in Ireland's only designated Environment Park. The Castle has a long and turbulent history. Dating originally from 1209, Kinnitty was destroyed and rebuilt not once but twice and yet it retains character and oozes charm. Kinnitty even has its own ghost - a monk, no less! Kinnity is in a great location only 90 minutes from Dublin and is a great stop off point for journeys west or southwards. It is an exceptional place for lovers of good food and the great outdoors. ... more   less 
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