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Butler House

16 Patrick Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Ranked #18 of 94 Kilkenny B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
866BrianF Warwick, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Warwick, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
20 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful building,charming, elegant interiors. Superior room 76 on top floor was excellent. Breakfast in the restaurant of the nearby craft centre first class. Gardens peaceful and restful, despite central location opposite castle gates.

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Panama City, Florida
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Butler House came as a highly recommended place to stay while in Kilkenny. Yvonne was a great hostess, room was very comfortable and Butler House was within walking distance to everything. Thank you Yvonne for the great hospitality!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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67 reviews 67 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a treat to stay at this wonderful hotel. It is near the Kilkenny Castle and once belonged to the same family. Our spacious room overlooked the beautiful gardens and pond. We loved our stay in Kilkenny and the staff was delightful. Breakfast is served in a building just outside of the gardens. It was spectacular. There are shops... More

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Jamison, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we arrived at the Butler House, we walked up all 56 stairs to our room. This was fine, except the smell upon entering our room was ghastly!! It smelled like raw sewage. We complained to Richard and were told that "it happens sometimes and we don't know why". He brought us a fan and poured lemon smelling liquid down... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Butler House once belonged to the dowager of the castle, and we felt like royalty when we stayed there. Our room(s) overlooked the gardens, and we had a beautiful view of Kilkenny Castle. The bedroom was spacious, comfortable, and very clean. We also had a sitting room where we were able to sit looking over the gardens and enjoy... More

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can't believe how little we paid for this place given the location and the room. A ten minute walk from the station, easy to navigate and very centrally located. The staff were unbelievably friendly and gave us all the information we needed, pretty much without even being asked. The room was enormous with a really great ensuite bathroom (loved the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We had a great time in Kilkenny and staying at the Butler House was a highlight. While we didn't have a room facing the castle (ours faced the street), we liked seeing the street activity. Our bathroom was huge with a great shower and bath. The breakfast was one of the best we had on our trip. The staff was... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stayed here for one night in July on our 5th trip to Ireland. The staff could not have been more welcoming and helpful and our room was a delight. Even though our room did not face the garden we still found it more than suitable. Breakfast in the converted stable was probably our favorite breakfast during our entire trip.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I have to agree with a previous reviewer that rooms facing the street are just okay. My husband & I stayed here as it was recommended in Sawdays 'Special Places to Stay'. We usually love the places they recommend but Butler House wasn't really special. We had a front room which was tiny and had no character. The house decor... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

If you go to Kilkenny (and you really should consider it) this is a perfect option to stay at. Once you have made it through the busy streets of Kilkenny you'll be rewarded with hotel parking space, a very warm welcome and nice and comfortable rooms. If you are lucky, your room will be facing the garden and the castle... More

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Address: 16 Patrick Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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