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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed our first night in Ireland at Butler Court during our one-week trip to the emerald isle. We had problems finding the place initially (even though we had a GPS in the car!) because we were not familiar with how buildings are numbered in Ireland. Another thing to learn when coming from Canada. Butler Court is located on the... More 

1 Thank DrBob_from_Toronto
Napa, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect location. Yvonne was gracious, helpful and fun to talk with. The room and breakfast could not have been better. Kilkenny is very walkable and the castle tour and craft site/stores are quite interesting.

1 Thank parisinnapa
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280 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Great location and value in Kilkenny. Yvonne is welcoming and friendly with helpful hints if you need them. Room is lovely and warm - breakfast is in your room and includes fresh locally sourced yogurt, bread, butter and fruit. Cappuccino is just down the street if you need one. Very close to all of the Kilkenny sights - great base... More 

1 Thank JeevesBertie
Pembroke Pines, Florida
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We spent a few nights here during our stay in Kilkenny. We really loved staying here: the rooms were very clean and modern, comfortable and quiet (even for a downtown location). Yvonne, the hostess, is a wonderfully nice person who was extremely helpful for anything we needed during out stay. Geographically, it is very well located to take advantage of... More 

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Berkeley, CA
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

We only spent one night here... but wish we had allowed more time to stay longer. Property is a great location for exploring Kilkenny, the Castle, art galleries, pubs, restaurants, shops, etc. Not that difficult driving in and out of Kilkenny if you want explore outside of town. Parking is 2 or 3 blocks away, but it is a secure... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

This B&B is in a central location for walking around Kilkenny. No onsite parking available, but parking in a parkade is included in the room price. We unloaded our suitcases in front of Butler Court, met with Yvonne who pointed to the parkade just a block away. The room and ensuite were a good size and very clean. The continental... More 

1 Thank David L
Houston, Texas
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Kilkenny is a gem of a town and the Butler Court was a great find. Yvonne and her husband were great hosts. They offered great recommendations including where to buy shorts on an unusually hot day. Wish we had spent more time in Kilkenny. It is a charming town and just sitting in a cafe and people watching is worth... More 

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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel is an excellent find! Very clean quiet, and comfortable. Yvonne is an exceptionally welcoming and helpful host who is a great source of local recommendations. The location is very good. The rooms are tastefully decorated and equipped.

1 Thank CNMoore
West Kelowna, Canada
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220 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 delightful nights at Butler Court. It was hard to decide the 'best feature'! Whether the view of Killarney Castle tower as we walked to our spacious, clean, quiet room-or the help and friendship of the hosts - or the ideal location - or the convenient parking - the features were all exceptional. There is 0 I would... More 

1 Thank WKGuy1
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here based on reviews and to some extent on Rick Steves recommendation. Yvonne was gracious and helpful. The room was clean. I would caution against summertime stay as there is no AC. That said, for the majority of time AC isn't needed. Windows open to walkway that all guests on your floor have access to so it can get... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Butler Court enjoys a quiet courtyard setting in a central location. This is perfect for exploring the medieval streets of Kilkenny City. Good restaurants and pubs abound - all within a short walk from Butler Court. Nearby are world-class golf courses, renowned equestrian facilities and excellent fishing. You can set your own pace at Butler Court. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Butler Court

Address: Patrick Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Price Range: RM426 - RM569 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Butler Court 4*
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Butler Court Hotel Kilkenny
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“ask for upstairs of you want a bit of view of the top of the castle.”
 of 5 bubbles CAMermaid, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any room would be a great choice.”
 of 5 bubbles 161DavidL161, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“They are all good rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles takefour, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I prefer the upstairs rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles gcbnapa, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the back on the 2nd floor, but keep in mind there are stairs”
 of 5 bubbles sargan, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
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