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Avalon House Hotel

The Square, Castlecomer, Kilkenny R95 NA06 Ireland
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Idyllically located in the picturesque Irish countryside, just a short drive from Kilkenny City, Avalon House Hotel is a historic manor dating back to the 19th century which has been delicately and beautifully restored. Featuring both old and new world influences, this wonderful and unique food haven is a fabulous option for a quiet getaway or a more elaborate celebration. Our superb 30 bedroom sanctuary contains a host of luxurious outlets from the relaxing Lark’s Bar, the gracious splendour of our casual fine dining Lil's restaurant right through to the stunning backdrop of our elegant 250 capacity ballroom. Our ethos is simple. We provide exquisite food in an elegant setting by our vastly experienced team ensuring your visit will be memorable forever. The eternally cosy, stove-lit, Lark’s bar enjoys a very strong lunch and supper trade. This comfy backdrop is awash with decorative trinkets and unique features and is a huge hit with both our local patrons and in-house guests. Both can often be seen mingling throughout the evening especially on Friday nights when we have live music. Our boutique-style lends itself ideally to weddings and we are delighted to present both Á La Carte offerings & 3 enticing package options. We encourage all our wedding couples to impose their individuality on their magical day so we have provided opportunities to tailor a bespoke menu should you wish. The jewel in the crown of Avalon House Hotel is undoubtedly Lil’s Restaurant. Situated on the first floor with natural light flooding through the original windows and views of the neighbouring woodland. Lil's at Avalon House Hotel offers a tranquil area for our guests to relax and enjoy good food in good company.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Children's television networks
Highchairs available
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Baggage storage
Street parking
Breakfast available
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
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Room features
Air conditioning
Room service
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Complimentary toiletries
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms


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64Somewhat walkable
Grade: 64 out of 100
7Restaurantswithin 5 miles
1Attractionwithin 5 miles
102Reviews1Q+A6Room tips
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Dinny b wrote a review Oct 5
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Had our wedding in the Avalon House Hotel in September and my god it was amazing! From the first day of booking which was only about 2 months ago, Bill and all the staff looked after us so well. The food was absolutely fantastic..much more than your regular wedding food. Could not recommend highly enough!
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
HBC322 wrote a review Sep 2021
Swords, Ireland78 contributions65 helpful votes
Highly recommended. What a find, the hotel is spotless, the staff were so friendly and the food was great, our only problem was we could only stay one night. Our evening meal was delish, one steak and one fish, very tasty. Breakfast was huge, a great way to start the day!Definitely be back!
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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monaghansweetheart wrote a review Sep 2021
Monaghan19 contributions17 helpful votes
Situated right in the center of the town and easy to locate. We stayed in the new wing but not overly impressed with the double room. The bed was not a double, but two singles linked together, which took up most of the space of the room. This then provided no room for a small table and chairs - only one chair which was situated by the dressing table. There was no electric kettle in the room and we had to request one from Reception. In the en suite, the small waste bin had not been emptied from the previous guests and there was evidence of shampoo that had not been cleaned off on the tiles in the shower. On a positive note, the bed was very comfortable and the dinner and breakfast we had in Lil's Restaurant was very good.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Sue K wrote a review Aug 2021
Dublin, Ireland69 contributions29 helpful votes
We had an amazing stay in this hotel and are looking forward to our next visit. The family room we had was beautifully decorated with modern luxury. Everywhere was spotlessly clean and there is ample parking at the back of the hotel. Its very popular for dining because the food is just gorgeous! The staff were very accommodating and extremely friendly. My 5 year old godchild had a great time. Its a perfect location for the Castlecomer Discovery Park too. I would highly recommend this hotel for families and for a romantic couple get-away.
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Date of stay: July 2021
Declan B wrote a review Aug 2021
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First visit to Avalon House yesterday, certainly won’t be the last. From check in to check out the service was fantastic. The staff are so friendly and helpful. The rooms spacious and clean. The food exceptional. The evening meal I had the steak, and can honestly say, it was the best I’ve had in a very long time. Freshly cooked breakfast this morning was superb. From arrival to departure I could not fault the Avalon House Hotel and their staff. Will definitely make a return visit.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
$73 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
IrelandProvince of LeinsterCounty KilkennyKilkennyCastlecomer
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Frequently Asked Questions about Avalon House Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Avalon House Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Castlecomer Discovery Park (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Avalon House Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Avalon House Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Avalon House Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Avalon House Hotel?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Avalon House Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Restaurant Lady Anne, The Lime Tree cafe & restaurant, and The Bula Bus.
Is Avalon House Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of Castlecomer.
Does Avalon House Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Are there any historical sites close to Avalon House Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Hall of the Vicars Choral (8.3 miles) and Ballylarkin Abbey Freshford - Ballylarkin Church (9.5 miles).
Is Avalon House Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.