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Tourist Information Office (Shee Alms House)

Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 775 1500
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GO HERE FIRST IF VISITING KILKENNY!

The enthusiasm the staff have is infectious and makes you want to cover everything they suggest! If... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Christy_Luv2
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Gorey, Ireland
Good

Definitely head here first before walking anywhere as the knowledgeable staff will give you tips... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
aarond661
,
York, United Kingdom
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  • Average11%
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“walking tour” (10 reviews)
“local music” (2 reviews)
“worth a visit” (6 reviews)
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Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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+353 56 775 1500
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The enthusiasm the staff have is infectious and makes you want to cover everything they suggest! If you're new to Kilkenny, this is the place to go first-anyone will direct you. Great advice given and makes you want to stay for days! ENJOY!

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Definitely head here first before walking anywhere as the knowledgeable staff will give you tips about were to go. Read the plaque outside above the door to get a sense of the history of kilkenny

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Absolutely great explanations from the lady behind the counter. The amount of effort and enthusiasm put into the job is simply amazing! She is so proud of the rich irish culture, that it was difficult for us to leave the place. We could have spend...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Whilst the tourist office is located in a key location in the centre of Kilkenny, adjacent to the medieval old town and opposite the castle, we missed it and had to ask directions. Look out for the green "i" on the building. It is not...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

It is lovely to stroll into an official information office and feel that the staff are proactive in welcoming the tourist! So often, one can be just another number. Not so in Kilkenny - Brian (I think) made immediate eye contact and greeted me with...More

Thank Mary A
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

I found that the staff couldn't be bothered to pay much attention to us and our questions. While the building is lovely from the outside, there isn't much to see inside aside from the myriad brochures about everything imaginable. If you go in the main...More

Thank RichardinOhio
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Excellent Tourist Information Office. Lovely staff, extremely helpful, very friendly, great information, excellent location!

Thank Catherine K
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

On main road you couldn't miss it. well worth going in to pick up a few brouchers and maps, staff very friendly

Thank IvorLarne
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

We were amazed by the kindness of the individuals who work in this bureau. They even recommended a laundromat and called to confirm opening time. In all the times we stopped in for information, we were treated professionally and felt welcomed. This bureau is in...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

it does just what it should, and does it with care and good humor. we got advice on sights to visit, route planning and some historical background

Thank tak309
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