Stayed here for one night to experience Kilkenny. The accomodation is situtated above the pub. It's fairly basic pub/b&b accommodation with fairly basic facilities (compared say to hotels), but that was exactly what I expected to get anyway so I was more than happy with that. The breakfast was excellent, probably the best I had during my stay in Ireland. Location is excellent. Just off the main high street, there are loads of pubs and restaurants to choose from, and Kilkenny centre is quite small anyway so its easy to walk everywhere. I'd recommend doing a walk along the river, then coming back up through the castle gardens, that was really nice (on a nice sunny day!).
Only one downside to the accomodation is that as it is a pub you do get some noise from the pub below, and from the street, particularly around closing time, but again, that would be expected if you're staying in pub accomodation.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- a great city centre hotel/guesthouse for anyone who wants to stay in the centre of all the shopping and nitelife attraction's that Kilkenny has to offer. A warm welcome and friendly staff await all guests, whether they want to wine or dine, or just unwind.Has won many awards for it's fantastic shopfront flower display's. ... more less
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