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5-star Kilkea castle with golf course

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Smoke-free property
Concierge services
Golf course on site

Location

Situated near the airport, this luxury castle is 6 mi (9.6 km) from Athy Heritage Centre-Museum and within 12 mi (20 km) of Carlow Golf Club and Dr. Cullen Park. Brownshill Dolmen and Delta Sensory Gardens are also within 12 mi (20 km).

Property Features

This smoke-free castle features 2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and a golf course. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free manager's reception are also provided. Additionally, 2 bars/lounges, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli are onsite.

Room Amenities

All rooms are soundproofed and offer free WiFi and free bottled water. Guests can enjoy deep soaking tubs, and other standard amenities include rainfall showerheads, coffee makers, and flat-screen TVs.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: EUR 15.00 for adults and EUR 7.50 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 11 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; reservations are required for some onsite facilities. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global).

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning

Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection

Cashless transactions are not available

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Masks are not compulsory at the property

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Contactless food service / room service is not available

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Reservation might be required for some facilities onsite

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Property follows sanitization practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Mobile key entry is not available

Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Protective clothing is not available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Service animals not allowed

Individually-wrapped food options are not available

Debit cards

Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets or service animals allowed

We should mention

Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the castle prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global).

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Hotel Names

  • Kilkea Castle Castle Kilkea
  • Kilkea Castle Castle
  • Kilkea Castle Kilkea
  • Kilkea Castle Castle Kilkea
  • Kilkea Castle Castle
  • Kilkea Castle Kilkea

Awards & Affiliations

The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

National Rating

This property does not have a Ireland Tourist Board rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

Hotel Amenities

Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from January 1 2021 to May 13 2021 (dates subject to change).

Property Features

Kilkea Castle features a full-service spa and a golf course. Dining is available at one of the castle's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the castle's 2 bars/lounges. A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

2 meeting rooms are available. This luxury castle also offers a terrace, barbecue grills, and a garden. Complimentary self parking is available on site. A total renovation of this property was completed in June 2017.

Kilkea Castle is a smoke-free property.

  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Picnic area
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Elevator
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Full-service spa
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Year Built - 1180
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • Free reception
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Concierge services
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Banquet hall
  • Total number of rooms - 41
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Number of buildings/towers - 0
  • Wedding services
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Golf course on site
  • Garden
  • Fireplace in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Snack bar/deli

Room Amenities

Kilkea Castle offers 41 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and complimentary bottled water. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers with deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Bathrooms are also outfitted with slippers, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Free bottled water
  • Premium TV channels
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Slippers
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Individually furnished
  • Individually decorated
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Electric kettle
  • Towels provided
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking

Free self parking

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food & Drink

A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

Kilkea Castle has 2 restaurants on site.

Spa Services

The Spa has 3 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials, and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including hydrotherapy.

The spa is open daily.

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Number of treatment rooms 3
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Nearby Activities

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course.

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