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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband, 18 year old son and I stayed 1 night here. We had just landed in Dublin and Kilkenny was our first stop. Butler House is in the perfect location. We could walk to everything and it backs up to Kilkenny Castle, which has beautiful grounds to walk or run. Our room was spacious and charming. Breakfast was excellent... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent two nights in the Butler House in June, 2016, and loved every minute of it! The location was perfect. We had a suite, which was very nice but not necessary. Great view of the gardens and Kilkenny Castle. We enjoyed walking to breakfast each morning through the gardens to the refurbished stables. Within walking distance... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The picture shown is of the back of the property. The front is quite different. Parking is difficult, there is no elevator, which was a problem for my 79 year old Aunt, climbing three flights. There is no doorman, or porter to help with luggage, you are on your own. We had three rooms. There is no AC, overnight it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful welcome from staff member Michael ( hope I've remembered your name correctly!) who showed us all the highlights of Kilkenny on a map, and then energetically took our bags up several stairs to our room which was huge and overlooked the road but was not too noisy. Comfortable bed and adequate bathroom. Very basic hotel furniture which didn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right in the middle of Kilkenny, everything you want is nearby, rooms are spacious, wifi is brilliant,breakfast is served in another part of the grounds,which is not a big deal, food was excellent, definitely be back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spacious room and convenient location for this lively town. Breakfast is in the Kilkenny design centre located across the walled garden very tasty breakfast. A lot of stairs to climb. Stair lift currently in need of repair. Check the closing time of the gate to/from the hotel to the design centre. Great stay though and highly recommended.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not the easiest place to find or to find the parking area. Some signage would go a long way to alleviating this. At check in we felt that we were disturbing the receptionist as her mannerisms hinted that she was in the middle of something of far more importance. Despite the harried proceedings we arrived in a large room with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great experience at Butler House. Hotel setting is beautiful, as the building was part ok Kilkenny's castle, thus it is conveniently located in Kilkenny and walking distance to the castle, a major attraction in town. Rooms have good dimensions so found mine comfortable, modern and decorated with attention to detail. While it's true that breakfast is served in another building,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the second time we stayed at the Butler House. Both times have been a real joy. They did a great job of recommending restaurants and activities. The rooms were very comfortable. It has a real old-world charm.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Butler House is very conveniently located within walking distance to downtown. It is on a beautiful garden. The room was clean and pretty. We were provided fans which was nice. The downside of this B&B was that our room was on the street so it was noisy. (Our companions' room looked out on the garden and was very quiet.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Butler House, Luxury Guesthouse - formally the Dower House of Kilkenny Castle built in 1770. This historical house is situated in the centre of Kilkenny City, adjacent to Kilkenny Castle. An integral part of the Kilkenny Castle Estate, Butler house was home to the Earls of Ormonde, who also built the castle, stables and coach houses at the rear. Sweeping staircases, magnificent plastered ceilings and marble fireplaces are all features of this 18th century house. The house is a combination of contemporary furnishings and period elegance. Butler House boasts thirteen special rooms and suites, all with their own individual character. Designed to provide maximum comfort, each has a modern bathroom, and is decorated with soft coordinated fabrics and furnishings. The balance of old and new is prevalent throughout the rooms – contemporary furnishings are combined with the magnificent original features, which afford guests an impressive sense of comfort and space. The spacious superior rooms and suites have bow windows, which overlook the secluded gardens and Kilkenny Castle.In Room Facilities include: Queen Sized BedsMulti Channel HD TVHair DryerTea/Coffee FacilitiesTelephoneSafeComplimentary WIFI accessComplimentary Mineral WaterOn Site Facilities include:Free Private Car ParkComplimentary Full Irish breakfast (served in the Kilkenny Design Centre)Access to the walled gardenDVD PlayerCots for babiesBabysitting Service ... more   less 

Additional Information about Butler House

Address: 16 Patrick Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Price Range: $139 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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