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Butler House

16 Patrick Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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    4 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at Butler house in December 2014. Richard (the manager) was very welcoming, and suggested a variety of restaurants and pubs for the evening. The room was large, and the bathroom was very well appointed. The B&b features free parking, and a pretty garden for warmer days. Breakfast was good and plentiful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

OMG was our response repeated multiple times as we entered our amazing room !! Extremely large room with sitting area in front of fireplace,... Bay window area with dinette-size table and chairs... King bed ... Ultra modern Bathroom the size of some hotel rooms we have stayed in !! Extra Large tub and separate glass enclosed shower - delightful heated... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We had a lovely welcome. Huge rooms, spotlessly clean, big comfortable modern bathrooms with separate large shower and corner bath. The front door is right on to a city street but there wasn't much noise really and you can ask for a room at the back of the hotel which overlook the walled garden. We still slept well.The breakfasts are... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed for two nights on a long Ireland tour and were extremely pleased with the hospitality and helpfulness of our host and staff at the Butler House. This is a beautiful and historic property perfectly located in the heart of Kilkenny.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This place was more than we expected. Our rooms were more like apartments--large bedrooms with sitting area, huge living room and kitchenette. We were two couples traveling together and we loved the spaciousness of each of our rooms. Our hosts were lovely. The breakfast, which was included, was in a separate building in the old castle stables. Food was amazing!... More 

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Mill Creek, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is our 3rd stay at the Butler House. The first time we stayed in the Presidential Suite (or something like that!) and I would ask for the same one in the future. This time we stayed on the street side. I think that the garden view is best. We had arrived in Ireland without our luggage ever arriving. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We had the most beautiful room over looking the gardens and the Kilkenny castle. Walking distance to the colourful town & music. Staff extremely friendly and helpful. My husband and I really did enjoy our short but memorable time spent in the romantic house!

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Paris, France
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

In a city with incessant traffic, Butler House is a good place to relax. Thankfully it has its own private parking behind. (I will never again reserve a hotel that has no parking facilities). The house itself is perfectly located on one of the two main streets and overlooks the chateau and the stables (now made into shops) where guests... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

You can’t beat the location for the Butler House. It overlooks the former stables (now shops) of Kilkenny Castle. The rooms are spacious and quiet. The garden view is great. We were on the top floor, which was a bit of a hike with bags (there is no elevator). If you have limited mobility, I recommend you ask about access... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

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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Address: 16 Patrick Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 13
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