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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A group of 21 of us stayed for 2 nights over New Year's Eve. All ages. The hotel did an outstanding job. Activities during the day were laid on e.g. fishing, birds of prey etc for the small kids, golf tournament, cultural talks etc. All included. There was a black tie ball on New Years Eve and the main restaurant...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This review is a bit late but better late than never! The K Club will always hold a special place in my heart as this is where I was married. My husband and I live in the US and the wedding coordinators and staff were absolutely amazing in helping us plan our special day. Everything went off without a hitch...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed here at the end of November, 2016, on a "Kildare Gourmet Escape" offer, in a deluxe room, for our wedding anniversary. Unfortunately due to work and family commitments running later than expected, we didn't arrive at the hotel until around 18:00, missing the wine cellar tour and leaving us no time to explore the hotel...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got to the hotel with my girlfriend as a quick midweek treat and we didn't know what to expect from the k club and surroundings . We were defiantly not disappointed at all, check in was smooth and easy , the bed room itself was unbelievably big and had everything we needed . not much of a golf fan but...

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Geneva
Reviewed 1 week ago

The K Club is old school Irish elegance set in spectacular grounds surrounded by immaculately groomed PGA courses. The staff were welcoming, unobtrusive and generally on hand to help out with anything (oh and they had a great sense of humour to boot, particularly with regard to some of the younger guests Christmas bauble drinking games)! I stayed there with...

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2Thank DiveSailSkiTrek
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here few years back in one of the old rooms. The newer rooms are nothing special. More 4 star, a little cramped. When we arrived we were asked did we want our bags brought up to the room, we obliged but after half hour our bags were still not brought up , so I went back down and...

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2Thank AL00001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place to spend a new year weekend with friends. A fab apartment for 2 nights for 4 people self catering allows time for relaxation, spa experience, great walks and golf if you should so wish. The fire works at midnight brought people from the black tie ball along with residents and locals together to ring in the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely grand hotel set amongst a private estate outside of Staffan Village. Great leisure facilities situated a few minutes walk away from the rooms. Staff were very polite and up to a 5 star standard. Room was very big and comfortable , only thing not great was the door fittings for the restroom were very loose about to come off,...

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Bristol, England
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a pleasant Christmas at the K Club. Room was excellent with its own Christmas tree and a chocolate gift plus a freewine bottle. Meals were very good. Entertainment in the bars was very good and the pleasant walks and lounge rooms made for a good stay. Only complaints were that they could have had a champagne reception on...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here over the weekend. Everything was perfect except our food. We ordered room service to our room. It was awful! We ordered two goats cheese to start. One was a cold goats cheese sandwich and the other was just a cheddar cheese sandwich. For our mains we ordered steak. It was like rubber and we given no steak knifes...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Breakfast included
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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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 - $493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The K Club 5*
Number of rooms: 137
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“Ideally a room on the river side offers the most sunlight.”
 of 5 bubbles MarkYoung1, 6 days ago | Read review
“Definitely check out the pool area ! ! ! !”
 of 5 bubbles Kbono14, 1 week ago | Read review
“Rooms over the back garden have the best view”
 of 5 bubbles DiveSailSkiTrek, 1 week ago | Read review
“River view”
 of 5 bubbles JimOB1, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms are all very quiet,”
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 of 5 bubbles CorneliaW959, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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