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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very enjoyable family breakfast in the main hotel, lovely ambiance but very busy, very attentive staff (Danielle and Leah) were helpful and friendly. Very tasty traditional irish with usual and the sausage and bacon but also very interesting black and white pudding which was a new experience. Nice walk in grounds after breakfast, would recommend for anyone visiting the area.

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Province of Connacht, Ireland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is a fine establishment set in lovely grounds.The interior of the main building is magnificently decorated. Fine Art adorns the walls The food is good and well served. Staff are helpful and accommodating. Worth staying for a few days in this bastion of luxury.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect weekend at the K Club - the staff looked after us so well, with a beautiful room, excellent service for dinner and breakfast, all in a gorgeous setting. The swimming pool was great for a chilly afternoon, and the riverside walk was a good antidote to the immense breakfast! Hope to keep coming back every year!

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

Dear rachelw519 Thank you for taking the time for reviewing your recent trip to us here at The K Club. I am delighted read that our team here looked after you during your visit and that you got to explore our beautiful grounds. I hope that we get to welcome you back again in the near future. Kind Regards Audrey...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The K Club is fit for a Royal Wedding with it's exquisite, elegant, luxurious furnishings and plush, cosy, surroundings. The log fires add warmth and atmosphere - a romantic setting with landscaped gardens and memorable scenery no matter what the weather or season. The trees are magnificent. The floral arrangements are so abundant and colourful. The Smurfit Art Collection is...

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

Dear cliodhna s Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to us here at The K Club. It is wonderful to read that you enjoyed all aspects of your time with us from the surroundings to the food and staff. I hope that we get to welcome you back again in the near future. Kind Regards Audrey...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had an incredible one night stay. During our visit we availed of the Spa, Dining Room, Bars, Golf Club . All the staff were extremely friendly and very helpful. Loved the atmosphere in the bar, relaxed with a great array of drinks. Would highly recommend the K-Club for families and couples

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

Dear Eamon F Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us here at The K Club. It is wonderful to read that you found the staff to be helpful and friendly during your visit. Our team here work very hard to ensure that each guest enjoys their stay to the fullest. I hope that we get to welcome you...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect. We rounded off a family holiday in Ireland with afternoon tea here. Five of us - but sharing there afternoon teas was ideal serving. €99 between five was also very reasonably priced. Even managed to walk the beautiful grounds.

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

Dear RLJ01 Many thanks for your recent review on your afternoon tea with us here at The K Club. I'm glad to read that your finished off your family holiday with us here. I hope that we get to welcome you back again in the near future. Kind Regard Audrey Brophy Hotel Manager

County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You know this place is special from the moment you drive through the gates. I have been here in the dry and wet weather and it always looks beautiful. The house and gardens are amazing and the decor and curio pieces are always interesting. The staff are very helpful without being pushy.. Just the right balance. The river Liffey runs...

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

Dear DaveMolly Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us here at The K Club. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed the service our staff provided you during your stay. I hope that we get to welcome you back again in the near future. Kind Regards Audrey Brophy

Newbridge, Kildare, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Once again I want to thank the wonderful k club for another memorable visit for myself and my hubby...kids were disgusted we didn't bring them this time as they too love da good life...thanks to the wonderful friendly manager Audry Brophy she always goes above and beyond to ensure we enjoy our visit every time...new room was lovely with nespresso...

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

Dear Orlaith C Thank you for taking the time to review your most recent stay with us here at The K Club. It is always wonderful to hear how our guests enjoy themselves each time the visit. I am delighted to pass on your kind words to John Ryan. I know he will be most pleased to hear he made...

Dublin, Tipperary, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night last weekend. We had a superior room, which was really nice, in the old part of the hotel. We had dinner in the River room, and the food was amazing (I had a crab risotto for starters, and a black sole meuniere which was delicious), the staff was efficient. The breakfast was not as good:...

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Tipperary, Tipperary, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the K Club to attend a function nearby The room was fantastic with great views and the staff were very good They big let down was the breakfast that we were looking forward to When we arrived down for breakfast we were told that it was a buffet breakfast as the hotel was very busy There was a...

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Amenities

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  • 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
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: $209 - $474 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The K Club 5*
Number of rooms: 137
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