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Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ormonde Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Ranked #5 of 19 hotels in Kilkenny
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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74 reviews 74 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were booked into the Ormonde via a tour of Ireland. There were three of us, and usually that means three twin beds in a room the same size as used for two people. The Ormonde gave us a huge room, which was more than twice the size of the standard size room. Needless to say, we were very comfortable.... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

would normally go to Dublin when we go to Ireland but were advised that Kilkenny there would be lots to do and we werent disappointed. The hotel great location. Excellent spacious room and staff great.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was a bit worried that the room would be noisy as the hotel is just up from a busy loud crossroads (bars blaring out music) but pleasantly surprised very quiet and peaceful room. Decor ok. Standard stuff. Dinner in hotel ok too. Part of our weekend deal otherwise I'd have eaten out two nights. There's lots of eateries in... More

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Dublin, Ireland
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It seems that this hotel, which served us so well at Easter, has undergone a bit of a change. If I had to guess at the change, I would say staff cuts. The problem I found with the hotel this time was that it is clearly understaffed. We had problems with this in several areas: Staff overworked in the restaurant... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel was a little tired, however, the service was very good and the location excellent. The pool and leisure facilities were good. We has a room on the third floor at the end of the corridor which was a great location as it was very quiet. The cold buffet breakfast was very limited but the hot breakfast was fine.... More

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Longford, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I recently spent a lovely overnight stay in the Ormonde Hotel Kilkenny. From once we entered the lovely lobby we were met by a very friendly and helpful Gemma at reception. We had a lovely meal and relaxed in the very comfortable lounge. Our bedroom was very cheerful bright and clean with a very comfortable bed. Next... More

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Straffan, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Just back from a 3 night stay in The Ormonde Hotel, myself and my 3 children had a really great time, the room was spacious and clean, the leisure centre was excellent with very helpful and friendly staff. My children were delighted with the kids club and found Maria excellent. Breakfast was great and the pancake machine went down a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Myself and my friend stayed on aug 21st it was a rerun visit and once again a truly enjoyable experience the staff really make this hotel a wonderful place to stay the duty manager greeted everybody with a warm friendly good morning and showed them to a table where after that the great team of waiting staff did everything they... More

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Downpatrick, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Staff friendly and helpful, even when very busy. breakfast good but didn't like the beacon otherwise breakfast excellent .beds comfortable and room very clean. good for children as has a swimming pool. car park across the road with discount for hotel guests. Location really good as didn't have to take the car out during our stay. Will definitely be back.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just got back after 3 nights, what wonderful hotel staff, the hotel is very good so is the food. The location is perfect and the rooms are very clean and comfy. We had to check out a night early as my husband got gout in his foot, we were worried about his driving back to Dublin as we had to... More

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colinahern, General Manager at Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stella186337, Thank you for the recommendation and the very very kind review on TripAdvisor. I hope that your husband is feeling a bit better now and that we might get the opportunity to welcome you back again in the future. Kind Regards, Colin Ahern General Manager Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel More

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Address: Ormonde Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel 4*
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