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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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Property amenities
Business Center with Internet Access
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Hot Tub
Golf course
Tennis Court
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
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Dublin Airport17 mi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel looked well on arrival for our Afternoon tea for 2018 the drawing room we were seated in as we were early was very nice would have been better with all the fires lighting for a 5 star hotel. Very poor Christmas trees badly decorated....More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The K Club is a beautiful hotel and immaculately kept. The rooms were spacious and comfortable. The food was delicious. The biggest compliment goes to the staff whose customer care skills were exemplary.More

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Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Ellen L
Response from TheKClub, Guest Relations Manager at The K ClubResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Ellen L, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am pleased to hear you had such a delightful experience at The K Club. Our team take great pride on creating memories for our guests, I will be...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

brilliant. from the moment we arrived the staff make you feel very special. when you give them you room number for breakfast they know your names ,wee things like that make a big difference.the room was huge,with a bay window so we could see all...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank esr2562
Reviewed 1 week ago

From start to finish, the staff treat you very well at the K Club. They are its greatest asset. The rooms are large and the bathrooms are huge. We found the room a little warm and since it was an extremely windy night, opening the...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I spent our first wedding anniversary at the K Club. From the moment we arrived the staff couldn’t have been more attentive making us feel so welcome. This is a 5 Star hotel but with such a warm and unstuffy feel to...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank richard w
Response from TheKClub, Guest Relations Manager at The K ClubResponded 1 week ago

Dear richard w, It gives me great pleasure to read the review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted you had such a wonderful time and took the opportunity to celebrate your anniversary at The K Club. Our grounds keeping team work diligently...More

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There is no single location that will serve as a base to see all of Ireland. Most of the roads are narrow and travel is slow. The K Club is a great location to see central Ireland but you will want a base on the west coast... More
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