Butler House is a 4-star luxury guest house set in the grounds of Kilkenny Castle at the centre of the city.
Formerly the dower house of the castle, each guest room in this fascinating building has been individually decorated to reflect its unique character. Designed to provide maximum comfort, all rooms are equipped with modern bathrooms and are finished with soft fabrics and furnishings.
The balance of old and new is prevalent throughout the rooms - contemporary furnishings complement the magnificent original features, giving an impressive sense of comfort and space.
In-room amenities include multi-channel HD TV, free WiFi, hairdryers, safes and hospitality trays, as well as luxurious queen-sized beds. A complimentary full Irish breakfast is included in the rates and served in the Kilkenny Design Centre. Outside, guests have access to free private parking and beautiful gardens.
Butler House is a truly unique place to stay while visiting Kilkenny - a beautiful 18th-century property with a prime location, helping you to really discover what this historic city has to offer.
Cancellations must be received at least 48 hours in advance.
Credit cards are accepted.
Breakfast is included in the rates.
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B&B Facilities & Policies
- Age Restriction
- Free Breakfast
- Cots available
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Laundry Facilities
- Non Smoking
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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from Dublin to Kilkenny:
When leaving Dublin follow signs for South East & M7,
Exit M7 for M9 (heading towards Waterford).
M9 joins N9, which will take you through the town of Castledermot and outside Castledermot, at roundabout take the first exit onto the M9 (signposted Waterford) and continue forward onto the Leighlinbridge Bypass N9.
The N9 joins the N10 approx. 15 miles outside Carlow.
Continue along N10 to Kilkenny City.
To Butler House
Approaching Kilkenny you will meet a roundabout, take 1st exit straight ahead.
You will then meet a 2nd roundabout, take the 2nd exit (straight ahead) and continue along this street until you come to a junction with traffic lights (St John's Church will be on your left, MacDonough Station Complex will be on your right).
Turn left at lights and you are now on John Street, continue along John Street - go over St. Johns Bridge (will see Castle on left) continue to lights.
At lights go straight ahead - you are now on Patrick Street. Continue up hill and you will see Butler House on left (It looks like a townhouse from street side), pass the house and take the first left down a little lane called Chapel Avenue, swing left again and you should now be in our car park.