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Londonderry northern ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I returned to the Kclub since their big extension, and found it to be still 5 star with wonderful friendly staff. Mairead at reception , welcomed us back and made us feel special, then Brendan the porter also remembered us from 2 years ago and was always ready with a story to tell. Pat the other porter... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This old style Edwardian property is so deceptively homely that you cannot believe it is a super luxury five star resort, just 30 minutes from Dublin airport. There is quietness all over but service is warm and silent. No fridge or minibar in huge rooms and huger bathrooms overlooking river Lifey and the golf course where Ryder Cup was held... More 

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Thank jupiter56
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited K Club for my husband's birthday this year and had high hopes of another Irish winner having had an exemplary experience at Harvey's Point last year Unfortunately, while our room in the new wing was spacious and well appointed, overall the hotel falls short of a true 5 star experience. What do I mean by that? Well first... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here on a Thursday night with my boyfriend and we really enjoyed ourselves . The receptionist who checked us in was lovely, a really warm nice lady. Jack took us to our room and it was a nice touch and gave us some history on the hotel and we enjoyed talking to him and he helped us get settled... More 

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Thank Shannon C
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The K Club certainly has the wow factor and that old fashioned charm that makes you feel it is home away from home. We had a warm and friendly welcome, experienced good service, good food and had a clean and comfortable room. We enjoyed a lovely walk along the River Liffy, the gardens and the estate before supping a cool... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great rooms, great staff and beautiful hotel. It's difficult to find fault. The highlight is the spa as its huge with a really well equipped gym and a lovely selection of relaxation rooms (complete with free hot / cold drinks and fresh fruit) - the hotel reminds me of a more refined and exclusive Celtic Manor (Wales), but the spa... More 

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Straffan, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After playing golf with my wife on the Smurfit course we decided to have our lunch on the terrace (which is in front of the drawing room) in the main hotel at the K Club. We were greeted by a very friendly waitress called Leah who showed us to our table on the terrace. We asked for some suggestions from... More 

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TheKClub, General Manager at The K Club, responded to this review

Dear John F Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us here at The K Club. I am please to read that you enjoyed your service from Leah. I know she will delighted to hear that she stood out during your visit. I hope that we get to welcome you back again in the near... More 

Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All the amenities that a 5 star hotel should have but it just needs sprucing up - some TLC. There's no soul to the place - everything just seems mediocre. The staff are all courteous but I have not seen anybody smile - it's as if they have been told not to. For a great 5* experience go to Powerscourt... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The K Club is a beautiful golf resort in the town of Straffan, about 30 minutes drive from Dublin. The resort has 3 restaurants, of which the fine dining restaurant is named "the K Club". I have visited more than 60 countries and done over 550 international trips -- and without doubt, this was probably the best restaurant dinner I... More 

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TheKClub, General Manager at The K Club, responded to this review

Dear Ian G Many thanks for taking the time in reviewing your recent stay with us here at The K Club. I am delightd to be able to pass on your very kind words to our chefs and restaurant staff. It is wonderful to hear that you found our restaruant to be best you can recall - our staff here... More 

Huntersville, North Carolina
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate to be able to stay at this beautiful hotel, The room was meticulous in its care. Top of the line amenities. The food was great. The bar was lovely. The staff was the best that I have ever experienced. They treat you like royalty!! If you can swing a couple of nights (or more) do so, You... More 

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TheKClub, General Manager at The K Club, responded to this review

Dear happytrail2015 Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us here at The K Club. I am delighted to pass on to our staff that you enjoyed their service. I hope that we get to welcome you back for a couple of nights again in the near future. Kind Regards Audrey Brophy Hotel Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The K Club, Ireland's First AA 5 Red Star Hotel, is located in the heart of the idyllic Irish countryside on the banks of the River Liffey in Straffan, Co.Kildare This long standing member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts offers the very best of pampering, leisure and golf facilities and is only 30 minutes from Dublin. Built in 1832, on the banks of the River Liffey, the original house was modelled on a French Chateau and still retains many of its original architectural features, art work and antiques. It opened as a luxury hotel in 1991 and was Ireland's first AA Five Red Star Property. To this day it continues to deliver the very highest levels of service and standards in terms of its food and beverage offerings, golf, leisure and spa treatments. The mature estate covers an impressive 550 acres and also features a stunning Victorian walled garden and fishing on the River Liffey which runs through the resort. The resident ghillees offer fly fishing on the river and horse riding and clay pigeon shooting are also available along with a range of different country pursuits. The K Club is home to two Championship Golf Courses- The Palmer Ryder Cup Course and the Palmer Designed Smurfit Course. Hailed among the world's finest golf resorts, The K Club was the chosen venue for the 2006 Ryder Cup and host to the European Open from 1995 to 2007. The K Spa, at The K Club, offers a wide variety of treatments for both men and women. The K Spa is an oasis of calm. The minimalist and contemporary decor sets the scene for pure indulgence and mind and body relaxation. The K Spa also features a secluded outdoor hot tub, aromatic herb garden, seven luxurious treatment rooms, two private suites, a Hamam, a Hydrobath, a Vichey Shower and an exotic Rasul Chamber. One of the spa products used at the spa includes, Voya which is made from organically certified seaweed, hand picked from the west coast of Ireland. A range of award winning dining facilities are available to choose from and include both fine dining and informal options. Our Accommodation is sumptuous and truly luxurious, each bedroom has been individually designed, no two rooms are alike and feature original paintings and antiques, meanwhile the bathrooms incorporate hand painted murals. Culture enthusiasts can enjoy regular art talks and tours of The K Clubs extensive private art and antiques collection with the resident art expert. The K Club is home to many important Irish works and even has a room dedicated to the Irish Expressionist painter, J. B Yeats. The Yeats Room features many of Yeats' important paintings and is a riot of colour and texture. Wine cellar tours are also available with our resident sommelier. Families are well catered for and children will love the kids club which offers arts and crafts, nature walks and games. Children will also enjoy using the swimming pool and junior golf clinics which run during the summer. A baby sitting service is also available upon request. The K Club is the ideal country venue for business and leisure travellers, families, weddings and honey mooners, incentive groups, executive retreats and of course, golfers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The K Club

Address: Straffan, Ireland (Formerly The Kildare Hotel, Spa & Country Club)
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kildare > Straffan
Price Range: $254 - $678 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The K Club 5*
Number of rooms: 137
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