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Kilford Arms Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   John Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Ranked #12 of 19 hotels in Kilkenny
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just back from a 3 night stay and I have to say that going by some previous reviews I almost cancelled my break. I'm glad I didnt as I was pleasantly surprised with the cleanliness of the room and the hotel in general. The room was basic but spacious and functional. The bed was really comfortable. After a lovely walk... More

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

My brother and I stayed here on our way cycling across Ireland. Staff arranged for us to store our bikes in the back of the beer store overnight. Twin room a bit compact, but all mod cons provided. Very filling Irish breakfast in a very interestingly decorated dining room. Hotel well situated within the town centre area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A group of us stayed here at the weekend for my birthday and we loved the hotel.Its in a great location the rooms were a good size and spotless and most importantly the staff were brilliant.I would recommend this place

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Cavtat, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loved our stay in Kilkenny and the staff at the KIlford hotel were very friendly. The food in the restaurant was lovely and the room was clean and bright. We will stay here again if we ever return to Kilkenny!

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Waterford, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A booking oversight from another hotel meant I was booked into Kilford Arms for one night. The location is ideal as its at the top of the main street and the free parking is a plus. Mary (may have been the owner) checked me in and was very friendly and helpful. Trying to find my room was a challenge as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for two nights ofailons bar was great food was fantastic really happy with service staff very friendly very central close to all amenities white oak restaurant was beautiful bar staff very helpful

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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived to this hotel with my elderly grandmother from Cork for a two night stay. Got to the desk and was told there was no evidence of my booking on the system. I had contacted the hotel 3 weeks previously and my booking was confirmed or so I believed. I had proof of this contact in my phone. The receptionist... More

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Ennis, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a lovely friendly stay in Kilkenny City during Arts week. I stayed central at Kilford arms hotel. Good choice friendly staff all round great food good value. Breakfast very fresh and tasty. Rooms spacious and clean. Will be back in lovely Kilkenny City and Kilford arms hotel again

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got this on a desk and it was very cheap to stay here. The bedroom was dated but clean. We didn't eat here but it looked too expensive to be honest. There are plenty of places to eat just down the road. I would stay again but I would not pay full price.

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Dublin, Ireland
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70 reviews 70 reviews
23 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is in the heart of the city, within walking distance of numerous pubs/shops & restaurants. Hotel has a private car park but not huge so would arrive as early as possible in the day in order to obtain car space (we arrived at 16.30 and only 3 spaces were left, now saying that, the park is also open to... More

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Address: John Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
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Hotel Class:3 star — Kilford Arms Hotel 3*
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This City Centre hotel is just a few minutes walk from the rail and bus station and within walking distance to all the major sights and attractions Kilkenny has to offer. With 60 bedrooms it is small enough to offer a truly personal service, while offering an excellent range of facilities for our guests. Whether dining in the White Oak restaurant or enjoying a drink in one of the 2 bars, make the Kilford Arms your home away from home.EntertainmentThe Kilford Arms is a great entertainment complex, with something for everybody! O’Faolain’s fabulous "super-pub" is built over 3 levels, with stunning architecture incorporating the ruins of a 16th century church! This new pub is a "must-see" on your trip to Kilkenny, and it features late bar and DJs nightly and a New Heated Smoking Area to Rear. PVS Bar hosts live bands regularly, and is home to the famous Kilford Karaoke on Saturday nights! During the day this is a great place for a quiet drink or to enjoy freshly prepared bar food. Dining The traditional White Oak Restaurant offers the best of local produce served in relaxed in formal surroundings. Open from 7am – 9pm Daily.PV’s Bar provides lunch and bar snacks menu daily, for lighter meals or a quick bite to accompany a relaxing drink! O'Faolains Bar serves food from 12:00 up to 21:00 daily, offering a great range, from light snacks to more substantial fare! Parking: Ample Coach Parking and Free Complimentary Parking for guests. ... more   less 
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