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Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

I was lucky enough to get one of the rooms in the original house, very impressive. Bathroom fantastic. The bedroom was very comfortable with everything you need. Only 2 issues that might need to be addressed 1. When the bath was emptied there was a dreadful smell from the drains, it lingered in the room for a long time. I...

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Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

Was as nice as I remember, spotlessly clean , friendly staff , beautiful grounds , . I really enjoyed our stay and have no complaints . However if I was to criticise I did not think the breakfast was of a very high standard , I have had better. It is also a little overpriced..However I woukd recommend this hotel

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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 20 April 2015

My parents in-law were celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary and a gathering had been organised for 23 people. We travelled (me, husband and 2 teenagers) from Galway, arriving about 1:45 for a 2pm lunch. On arrival, our rooms were not ready (fair enough) but we were directed to the leisure centre (swimming pool) to change into our fancy gear. This...

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Reviewed 18 April 2015

The title tells it all , we were staying as guest of a friend of mine , on check-in there was a bit of confusion with our booking, it was all figured out although we were given the wrong room , now i am in the hospitality business for 19 years so i can understand miss communication in a hotel...

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Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

Myself and my friend visited lyrath in January most recently this year and it did not disappoint. It was an excellent value deal which worked out at 69 euro a head for one night bed and breakfast, €20 spa credit, €20 food credit and a complimentary upgrade to an executive room and late checkout which was great value for money...

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William K, General Manager at Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sarah M, Thank you for sharing your kind review following a recent stay with us here in the Lyrath Estate Hotel. I was delighted to see you found our facilities and bedrooms of a high standard. I would like to thank you for your kind feedback about our team. They are truly dedicated to ensuring guest satisfaction and it...

Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

Myself and my partner arrived to lyrath estate on Tuesday the 7th of April after our car broke down on the way! We had every reason to have a terrible arrival but the staff in this hotel are so incredibly helpful and welcoming that we could only be at ease. The room we stayed in was beautiful and very comfortable....

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William K, General Manager at Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sarah S, Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences following a recent stay with us at the Lyrath Estate Hotel. I was delighted to read your comments on our facilities and services. We are very lucky in our location to be close to the city but also with our extensive grounds that each guest can feel...

County Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 14 April 2015

this was my second stay at this hotel. we had a lovely stay. i availed of an online deal which offered us a deluxe room and late checkout and vouchers to use on dining and in the spa. our room was spacious and chocolates as promised were left in our room. there was even one left beside the travel cot...

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William K, General Manager at Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Cathyhurley22, Thank you for the lovely and comprehensive review following your recent stay with us.I am pleased to see that you seemed to really have experienced a lot of what is on offer here at the Lyrath Estate Hotel. I am particularly grateful to you for your marvellous praise of our service. It gives me great pleasure to know...

County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 13 April 2015

I stayed in Lyrath for 3 nights for business and was fairly happy with my stay. The room was really spacious and the bed was very large and comfortable. The view from the room was beautiful, a pond and an another water feature and the curtains were brilliant, blocking out all light. I slept really well and the room was...

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William K, General Manager at Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Niloac83, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us on Trip Advisor, following a recent visit to Lyrath Estate Hotel Kilkenny. I am sorry that certain aspects of your stay were not entirely to your satisfaction and I would appreciate the opportunity of discussing your feedback in more detail. Please could you share your contact...

Ballyclare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2015

We have just returned from a two night family break at Lyrath. This is our third visit to the hotel. I cannot recommend this hotel enough. The food was wonderful, but what stood out for us was the staff. Everyone was so pleasant, helpful, attentive and professional. Service in Tuppers bar was prompt and efficient even though they were extremely...

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William K, General Manager at Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear ClaireM500, I cannot describe to you what a pleasure it was to read your review. Let me thank you sincerely for sharing your wonderful experiences with us. I am also thrilled to read that you found the staff friendly and attentive. I have always said that the staff are the greatest asset that the hotel has and they take...

Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

Just fab the staff ,rooms kids activities all fantastic only let down was the pool leisure staff could take some notes from hotel staff who could not do enough for you ...also bring swimming hats they charge € 3 a hat with 4 kids and 2 adults that adds up . Food was fantastic breakfast great with a very warm...

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William K, General Manager at Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Orla W, Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your recent family stay with us. I was delighted to read you found the facilities & services of a high standard! Our staff are the greatest asset and the team works so hard year to year to ensure the guests enjoy their stay. We are truly...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on 170 acres of parkland, Lyrath Estate Hotel is only 5 minutes from Kilkenny City. It offers luxurious air-conditioned rooms, an award winning spa, an outdoor infinity pool, and a selection of bars and restaurants. Guests can enjoy a peaceful night's sleep at Lyrath Estate Hotel as rooms are soundproofed with each having beautiful views overlooking the estate with not a car in sight. Each guest bedroom includes complimentary Wi-Fi and a 43 inch flat screen television. The Oasis Health Club boasts a gym, steam room, swimming pool and Jacuzzi. The Oasis Spa offers a thermal suite, sauna and steam room with a range of indulgent treatments, with advance booking recommended. Contemporary Irish cuisine is on the menu at La Perla restaurant using the finest local ingredients. Tupper's is a traditional Irish bar located at the heart of the hotel where you can enjoy a quiet drink & delicious bar food. Yindee's serves authentic oriental food whilst there is a range of beverages available at the sophisticated X Bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa

Address: Paulstown Road | Lyrath Estate, Kilkenny, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Price Range: $198 - $434 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 139
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Also Known As:
Lyrath Estate Hotel, Spa And Convention Centre
Lyrath Estate Hotel, Spa & Convention Centre Hotel Kilkenny
Lyrath Hotel Kilkenny
Lyrath Estate Kilkenny
Lyrath Estate Hotel Convention Centre
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#1 Family Hotel in Kilkenny
#3 Business Hotel in Kilkenny
#3 Spa Hotel in Kilkenny
#4 Romantic Hotel in Kilkenny
#5 Luxury Hotel in Kilkenny
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