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Chester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed 2 nights at while attending a wedding at Barberstown Castle. We booked a ride from the airport through the hotel. The driver was waiting for us, helped with the luggage and got us right to the hotel. The property is massive and we'll kept. We walked the grounds and had lunch while waiting for our room. The staff... More 

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Washington, DC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Overall, we had a nice experience at the K Club. The bar and restaurant were lovely and we had a nice day of golfing the Palmer Course. However, we did not have a great experience with our hotel room. We were visiting during a warm spell for the area. The hotel put us in a third floor room with no... More 

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

Dear chiohoo Thank you for taking the time to tell us of your experience following your recent visit. Needless to say we are all disappointed to read your comments and I am sorry that we did not meet your expectations on this occasion. I hope you will accept my unreserved apology for failing to deliver, which is so important in... More 

riyadh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I told family and friends that I would be attending the wedding of a friend at the K club they told me I was in for an experience of a lifetime. We had booked in for 2 nights. My husband and I have travelled a lot and have stayed in some amazing hotels We certainly had a 5 star... More 

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Belmont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had 4 nights in mid August at The K Club. The staff were very good indeed especially Kate on the front desk on checking in and during our stay and Ho from concierge when we were checking out. Room was spacious and well appointed, the bed was probably a little harder than we are used to. The grounds and... More 

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

Dear Andrew M Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. It is always a pleasure to read that our staff exceeded your expectations. I am delighted to pass your kind comments on to Kate and I know she will be delighted to read that she made such an impression as will Ho. We take on board... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got married in the kclub at the end of last year and we couldn't have been happier with the whole experience. We looked at a lot of different venues but the KClubs beautiful old country house reception rooms,matched with the recently renovated function room won us over straight away. As did the romantic fairy lit bridge walk between the... More 

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

Dear CiDevane Many thanks for taking the time to review your special day with us here at The K Club. It is always a pleasure to read our couples couldn't of been happier with their experience. Our staff work extremely hard to make sure that your day is made special. I am delighted to be able to pass on your... More 

San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at the K Club for a few days while playing golf around the Dublin area. What a beautiful location! My room was spacious and super comfortable. We ate at the main dining room and both clubhouse restaurants, and I had good vegan meals at each location. Every staff member was very helpful, but the bartender was absolutely fantastic.... More 

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

Dear SF-JOG Thank you for taking the time in reviewing your recent stay with us here at The K Club. I am delighted that you enjoyed the variety of vegan meals that our chefs prepared for you. Our staff will be delighted to read that you found them helpful and I will pass on your kind words to our bar... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent two nights at the K club as part of our week in Ireland. Lovely top class hotel Excellent bedroom if a little hot during the night . Exceptionally courteous reception staff at check in, very helpful . Janet I think the lady was called. Great cocktails in the Vintage Crop bar. Very good evening meal on our first night..... More 

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

Dear HelenandJohn_11 Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us here at The K Club. It is wonderful to hear that our reception team gave you a warm welcome and that you enjoyed your cocktails and meals through out the resort. I hope that we get to welcome you back again in the near future.... More 

Cork, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here for a wedding last weekend and were amazed at the professionalism shown by every one of the staff . The canapes were mind blowing and the main meal itself was top class The grounds with its views of the Liffey were also fantastic as I dont play Golf I can not comment on that aspect but as... More 

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

Dear jerry2623 Thank you for taking the time for reviewing your recent visit to us here at The K Club. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed the celebrations during your visit. Our staff work hard to maintain a level of professionalism and it is wonderful that you felt they reached it for you. I hope that we get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed here for 2 nights b&b basis for a friends wedding. Upon arrival we were greeted by staff ready to carry our luggage into the hotel foyer, walking in the foyer is huge and amazingly decadent with a gorgeous crystal chandelier and provincial period paintings adorning the walls. We were checked into our room and shown... More 

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

Dear Matthew L Many thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay with us here at The K Club. It is wonderful to read that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay from check in to check out. Our staff strive to ensure that each guest feels at home here with us. I hope that we get to... More 

San Diego, California
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just completed my second trip to the K Club located about 20 miles from the Dublin Airport west of the city centre. Although the K Club is a bit isolated in nearby County Kildare, its location offers you a true glimpse of the Irish countryside removed from the huddle and bustle of downtown Dublin. Of course, daytime excursions to... More 

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

Dear Tom H Thank you for taking the time and reviewing your recent stay with us here at The K Club. It is wonderful to read that your found our service exquisite, and that you enjoyed the various meals throughout our resort. I hope that we get to welcome you back to The K Club again in the near future.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • 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: $255 - $629 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The K Club 5*
Number of rooms: 137
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