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Berkeley House

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Lower Patrick Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Potenza, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is located in the town centre, although Kilkenny is not so big. It is quite small with no elevator to upper levels. The room furniture is quite old, particularly the bed was creaky. Also cleaning should be more accurate. Moreover the wireless connection was not available in the room (as many hotels in Ireland). However, the service included... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in the Berkeley self catering for a hen party and it was the best choice I made the house was amazing trish helped me so much with everything made it so easy for me. I can't thank her enough the house is right in the centre of the town so everything was at our doorstep it was an... More

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Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Self catering town houses are also rented through bookkilkenny.ie. I recently hired a town house for a hen party, the house was large clean and really comfortable and catered for all 13 ladies and was large enough for 15. All rooms except one were ensuite. The kitchen and lounge were perfect for our party. From start to end Trish was... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This Hotel is well situated in the center of town, however it is very outdated. There is no elevator and we were on the 3rd floor, so left the bags in the car. Water pressure is poor so have a good shower before you stay here. Staff were friendly and helpful but that's about all the good things I can... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We walked into this little gem without a reservation. Theresa, the host, was very attentive. We were given a room overlooking the street. Very clean with an updated bathroom (ensuite) with lots of hot water. The hotel is in a beautiful Georgian building. The interior is a bit dated but spotless. Very good breakfast, and if you want a full,... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We only had one night in Kilkenny, I booked this hotel because I liked the location. I had done my research on TA so I knew it wouldn't be perfect. Pros I sent an email requesting a room on the first floor as we had a lot of luggage and the stairs are steep to the higher floors. They were... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The location of this hotel is definitely the top selling point. It is right in the heart of Kilkenny and an easy walk to Kilkenny castle and the main strip of shops and bars. The room was average and wifi barely worked in the rooms, the staff were very lovely though and the cooked Irish breakfast from the hotel over... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We spent 1 night here and found it to be very nice. Our rooms were not fancy, but they were certainly adequate and clean. We really had no complaints. When we told Theresa that we were leaving for church before breakfast was being served, she gave us a voucher for the hotel restaurant across the street which serves breakfast starting... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

My friends and I stayed in Berkeley House for one night and was disappointed with the standard of accommodation. It looks lovely on their website but the rooms we very obviously not the rooms shown in the pictures! I was in a room facing onto the street and it was freezing, even when the radiator was on full blast. The... More

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Bristol, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

My friend and I stayed at the Berkeley House for one night while touring Ireland. Billy was quite helpful with providing tips on where to go for dinner and Irish music as well as information on going to the Kilkenny Castle and the craft center across the street from the castle. The room was basic, comfortable and tidy. The shower's... More

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Address: Lower Patrick Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Berkeley House 3*
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Berkeley House is a beautiful Georgian guesthouse situated in the heart of Kilkenny's Medieval city centre. All guestrooms are warm & inviting, decorated in rich tones while at the same time maintaining a simplicity that allows you to relax & unwind. Here, you will experience the highest level of customer service, comfort and charming character and this is why guests return time & time again. We look forward to welcoming you to Berkeley House, Kilkenny. ... more   less 
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