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Butler House

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2 euro Highly Recommended as a Special Place to Stay Outstanding Location, building or atmosphere The "Best of the Best" - Only the very best establishments across various categories have been chosen for this accolade
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Butler House
16 Patrick Street, Kilkenny Co Kilkenny
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Located close to Kilkenny Castle, this elegant Georgian townhouse was restored by the Irish State Design Agency in the 1970s - and the resulting combination of what was at the time contemporary design with period architecture leads to some interesting discussions
  • Equestrian (nearby)
  • Fishing (Fly Fishing nearby)
  • Forest / Woodland with trails nearby
  • Garden Visits (nearby)
  • Gardens (Outstanding)
  • Golf nearby
  • Horse Racing nearby
  • Meditation
  • Quad Biking nearyby
  • Walking (established walks)
  • Yoga
  • Banqueting
  • Breaks - Off Season
  • Breaks - Short
  • Breaks - Special Interest
  • Broadband WI/FI
  • Broadband WI/FI (No Charge)
  • Business Hotel
  • Children's Baby Sitting Arranged
  • Conference Venue
  • Family Friendly
  • Location - Peaceful
  • Location - Scenic
  • Location - Town Centre
  • Meeting Rooms
  • No Smoking Establishment
  • Open New Year
  • Outdoor Dining Avail. (summer)
  • Romantic Venue
  • Wedding Venue

Butler House

Located close to Kilkenny Castle, this elegant Georgian townhouse was restored by the Irish State Design Agency in the 1970s - and the resulting combination of what was at the time contemporary design with period architecture leads to some interesting discussions.


However bedrooms are unusually spacious - some have bow windows overlooking the gardens and Kilkenny Castle - and the accommodation is very adequate, with all the amenities now expected of good guesthouse accommodation.


Bathrooms have been refurbished and upgraded, and most rooms now have full bath. Three magnificent bow-windowed reception rooms are available for receptions and dinners.


An excellent breakfast is served at the Kilkenny Design Centre (see entry), which is just across the gardens in the refurbished castle stables.

Conferences/banqueting (120/70); broadband wi/fi, business centre, secretarial services. Rooms 13 (1 suite, 4 executive, 3 family, 1 shower only). B&B €100 pps, ss €40, sc discretionary. Children welcome (under 2s free in parents' room; cot available without charge, baby sitting arranged). Parking (20). Walking, garden. No pets. Off-season breaks offered. Closed 24-29 Dec. Amex, Diners, MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 29-04-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

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