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The K Club

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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.
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I had a 4 day stay here for a business event. The rooms are beautifully appointed and it really is a special place. Rather than a usual airport box hotel with some natural light if you're lucky and a view of a motorway you're surrounded by an incredible golf course. The only
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Response from TheKClub, Guest Relations Manager at The K Club
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Dear andyco35, Thank you for your lovely review. I am delighted you enjoyed your recent stay with us. Please don't hesitate to contact me for your return visit. On the behalf of the team here, Thank you for choosing to stay with us. Yours sincerely, John Walsh Guest Services Manager
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Wife booked this for a 5 night break. Not disappointed- especially the staff - could not do enough for us even over the New Year period. Rooms are first rate and very comfortable. Bathrooms are excellent to. Spa is a must do and was very quiet. Breakfast was plentiful and
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Response from TheKClub, Guest Relations Manager at The K Club
Responded Jan 18, 2019
Dear stevelY2448RE, Thank you for sharing your recent experience with us. Our team takes great pride on creating memories for our guests, I am delighted they did just that on your recent stay. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Thank you for choosing to stay at The K Club. Yours sincerely, John Walsh Guest Services Manager
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Spent a wonderful 24 hours in the luxurious k club apartments taking a walk around the beautiful grounds followed by a swim/sauna pre a delicious dinner before retiring to our ample accomodation. Heaven.
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Response from TheKClub, Guest Relations Manager at The K Club
Responded 4 days ago
Dear JennyColbert, Thank you for sharing your recent experience with us. We look forward to you returning for yet another luscious stay at The K Club. We have just completed renovations of our indoor heated pool in The KSpa. New ambient lighting to create the most blissful experience. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future, Kind regards, John Walsh Guest Services Manager
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This is what a five-star resort should be. It's a gorgeous and enormous old estate that has been updated for comfort (US plugs in the rooms for example) but retaining all the beauty and charm of its original architecture and furnishings. For golfers like us, there are two
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Response from TheKClub, Guest Relations Manager at The K Club
Responded 4 days ago
Dear Hanucapet2020, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future to try all of our activities! Kind regards, John Walsh
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travelled to the K club and stayed in hotel, twin room very comfortable, as was bedding and bathroom with shower. Breakfast was excellent and the staff very courteous. The 2 golf courses are showing their age and the greens were slow, disappointed that there were no course
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PRICE RANGE
$267 - $645 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the k club hotel straffank hotel straffan
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Kildare Hotel, Spa & Country Club
LOCATION
IrelandProvince of LeinsterStraffan
NUMBER OF ROOMS
134
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