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Located in Kilkenny, an 8-minute walk from Smithwick's Brewery Tour, Butler House has accommodations with a bar, free private parking, a garden and a terrace. Among the facilities at this property are a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The guesthouse has family rooms.

All rooms at the guesthouse come with a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries. Butler House provides some rooms with garden views, and every room is equipped with an electric tea pot. At the accommodation the rooms come with bed linen and towels.

A Full English/Irish breakfast is available every morning at Butler House.

Guests at the guesthouse will be able to enjoy activities in and around Kilkenny, like cycling.

Popular points of interest near Butler House include Kilkenny Castle, The Tholsel and Rothe House. The nearest airport is Waterford Airport, 34 miles from the accommodation.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Butler House has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Nov 24, 2015

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 2
Double Room
  • 1 full bed
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Max adults: 3
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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 4
Family Room with Garden View
  • 2 twin beds and
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 3
Junior Suite with Garden View
  • 1 twin bed and 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 2
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Host Info

9.7
Host Review Score

An integral part of the Kilkenny Castle Estate, Butler house was home to the Earls of Ormonde, who also built the castle, stables and coach houses at the rear. Sweeping staircases, magnificent plastered ceilings, marble fireplaces and a charming walled garden are all features of this notable Georgian residence. The House boasts fourteen special rooms and suites, all with their own individual character. Designed to provide maximum comfort, each has a modern bathroom, and is decorated with soft coordinated fabrics and furnishings. The balance of old and new is prevalent throughout the rooms – contemporary furnishings are combined with the magnificent original features, which afford our guests an impressive sense of comfort and space. Spacious superior rooms and suites have bow windows, which overlook the secluded gardens and Kilkenny Castle. In Room Facilities include: Queen Sized Beds Multi Channel HD TV Iron/Ironing Board (On request) Hair Dryer Tea/Coffee Facilities Telephone Safe Complimentary WIFI access Complimentary Mineral Water On Site Facilities include: Free Private Car Park Complimentary Full Irish breakfast
Our professional and friendly staff would be delighted to welcome you to Butler House and to Kilkenny. They are more than happy to assist in mapping out itineraries, recommending and reserving restaurants, reserving tee times, arranging local fishing trips, horse riding etc. The dedication and enthusiasm of our staff provide one of the hallmarks of our success.
The superb location of Butler House in the centre of historic Kilkenny City offers visitors the best of two worlds. Through the back door you will find Patrick Street, which leads to the commercial centre of the city. Here you will find an array of shops, bars and restaurants. Through the front door you will be surprised to find the internationally renowned Butler House Walled Garden. This charming Georgian garden was restored to its former glory in 1999 and boosts its own private entrance to the Castle yard and Kilkenny Castle. This is another unique feature of this wonderful house.
Language spoken: English
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • St. Mary’s Medieval Mile Museum
    0.2 miles
  • The Tholsel
    0.2 miles
  • St. Mary's Cathedral
    0.3 miles
  • Rothe House
    0.4 miles
  • Black Abbey
    0.4 miles
  • Smithwick's Brewery Tour
    0.4 miles
  • Kilkenny Golf Club
    0.4 miles
  • Kilkenny Castle
    0.4 miles
  • St Canices Cathedral and Round Tower
    0.6 miles
Top attractions
  • St. Lukes General Hospital
    1.3 miles
  • Mount Juliet Golf Club
    8.5 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Nore
    0.3 miles
Public transit
  • Train Kilkenny Railway Station
    0.5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Waterford Airport
    29.8 miles
How to get to Butler House from Dublin Airport
    Car
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Butler House Great facilities! Review score, 9.1
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Off-site
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
General
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Laptop safe
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

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prepayment

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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

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Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that this property cannot accommodate hen and stag, or similar parties.

When booking 3 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements will apply.

FAQs about Butler House

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Butler House (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Butler House is 800 feet from the center of Kilkenny.

  • Yes, Butler House is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Room options at Butler House include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Family
    • Suite

  • Guests staying at Butler House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish

  • Check-in at Butler House is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Butler House by:

    • Car 1h 30min

  • The prices at Butler House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Butler House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Bike tours
    • Walking tours
    • Horseback riding