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Newpark Hotel
Ranked #4 of 18 Hotels in Kilkenny
Certificate of Excellence
Ireland
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“An excellent experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2014

We decided to have a weekend break away and we booked the Newpark Hotel. The room we were given was spacious clean and it looked like it had been recently renovated. We had TV and internet access and the room had tea/coffee facilities and a minibar.The bathroom and shower area was spacious and clean. The hotel has excellent leisure facilities including a gym, swimming pool and spa. We availed of those facilities and again it was all excellent. We ate in the hotels restaurant, Scott's. The menu there was varied to cater for all tastes and our meal was top class for a very reasonable price. Similarly the breakfast area in the hotel offered a self service buffet for breakfasters. And the menu for breakfast was varied for all tastes.
The real selling point for us about the Newpark Hotel is the hotel staff. Each member of staff who we talked to was pleasant, extremely courteous and very helpful. The staff at this hotel are the reason which will persuade us to stay at the Newpark Hotel in future. We cannot recommend this hotel highly enough!

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2014

The owners of this hotel should be proud of their staff. What sets this hotel apart from it's many competitors is the sincerely friendly staff. Well refurbished hotels with pools and family features are a commodity so it is difficult to distinguish one from another except where the staff seem to take a real pride in what they do. Well done! We had a great stay. The restaurant is super. The food is decent quality and thank you for not serving up chips and sausages in spades for the kids menu. An intelligent friendly and family focused hotel. We will be back.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2014

Just returned to the UK after a family wedding held at the Newpark Hotel on Saturday 26th April where a great time was had by all. The majority of the wedding party (100+) arrived on the Thursday prior to the wedding and from the time of checking in the hospitality and professionalism of the hotel staff was outstanding. It is very simple to say that all aspects of our 4 stay (Rooms/Staff/Food/Facilities/Location) were "top class" and cannot be faulted.- Excellent

Maura & Garry Owens

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Garry O
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Kent
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2014

We stayed for four nights at the hotel for a wedding and they pulled out all the stops for the wedding guests. From the moment we arrived and were met by a lovely receptionist all the staff were welcoming and friendly. Food both in the bar or restaurant was excellent. The wedding breakfast was exceptional. The hotel spa is great with an outdoor pool.

Thank you to all the staff for a lovely stay. We will be back!

Room Tip: It's a good walk into the centre of town but worth it when you get there.
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
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Waterford, Ireland
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2014

We attended a wedding on 26th April at the Newpark and stayed for only one night but although we checked out at noon the following day, we didn't actually leave until 10.30 that night. We had the most fantastic afternoon tea, then dinner in Scotts Bar that evening after having had the Full Irish that morning. The food throughout our stay including the Wedding meal was top notch, and plenty of it.
The Hotel is fabulous from the foyer to the bedrooms/bathrooms, the bar to the restaurants not forgetting the Spa.
The reception staff were brilliant including the night porter who was so kind and helpful.
I could not fault the hotel in anyway and would 100% recommend it.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
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Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2014

My family and I enjoyed a lovely Easter break at the fantastic Newpark Hotel Kilkenny. Every single member of staff that we encountered was warm, friendly and always with a smile. The hotel itself is beautiful with a fantastic foyer but the highlight for us was the outstanding kids club activities that were organised for the weekend. As any parent will know - if the kids are happy then you are happy!! Would recommend this hotel for its amenities and activities but above all for its truly lovely staff - we will be back!

M O'Connor
Dublin

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Maria D
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2014

I have just returned from being best man at a wedding held at the Newpark and what a wonderful time we all had. Stayed for 4 nights and the facilities were excellent and great value.

Could not fault a single thing. There was so much to do for kids with the farm, pool and pedal karts it really made being at the hotel a pleasure.

Everyone was so accommodating, we have a small daughter and the hotel while fully booked even managed to prepare a room ahead of time so we could check-in early so she could have a nap.

The staff could not be more friendly and helpful. I must say a big thank you to the Girls at reception and the staff on the big day who helped so much with getting the best man speech sorted. No request was to small, to big or too much trouble.

The food in Scotts Bar and the Restaurant was great and the Wedding breakfast was outstanding.

The only downside was having to come home! Cant wait to come back!

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Newpark Hotel

Property: Newpark Hotel
Address: Castlecomer Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Kilkenny
#2 Family Hotel in Kilkenny
#2 Spa Hotel in Kilkenny
#4 Luxury Hotel in Kilkenny
#5 Romantic Hotel in Kilkenny
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Newpark Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 129
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set amind 20 acres of parkland yet only a short stroll from the the historic city with its rambling streets and beautiful castle. State of the art conference and event facilities with wonderful gardens and natural day light. Scrumptious dining in Gullivers restaurant and delicious bar food in the popular Scotts Bar. Step inside our Escape Health club and spa which is sanctuary of pure indulgence, where time is left at the door of the Aveda health club and spa. ... more   less 
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