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Slane, Ireland
Reviewed 13 September 2015

What a fantastic hotel. Top service from beginning to end. Staff where efficient and extremely helpful. Facilities excellent, spa well worth a visit. Room was spacious and sumptuous, with a fantastic view of the river Liffey. Bathroom to luxuriate in, with a little rubber duck left for my 12yr old son, he was delighted! Fabulous grounds to take a walk...

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Heist-op-den-Berg, Belgium
Reviewed 12 September 2015

One of the questions Tripadvisor asks on this review: "Is this a quaint hotel?" I answered yes because it is "marked by beauty or elegance" as one definition goes, or "pleasingly or strikingly old-fashioned", according to an other one. An other definition is "unusual or different in character or appearance", or "unfamiliar". But then I have to say no. How...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Stayed 2 nights three rounds of golf. 12 of us stayed in the Courtyard apartments. They were large and very comfortable apartments to stay in. The golf courses are on the estate and getting around such a large area was not a problem as mini vans were available to get you from the hotel to the course if required. The...

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TheKClub, General Manager at The K Club, responded to this review

Dear JDP247 Many thanks for taking the time reviewing your recent stay with us here at The K Club. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your golf break. I look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future. Kind Regards Audrey Brophy Hotel Manager

Ireland
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Room fantastic. Extremely large,quiet & comfortable. And this was the basic room! Food exceptional. Extensive wine menu. Lovely walks on grounds. Buggy drive around was fun. Pool area very clean & well maintained. 10/10.

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TheKClub, General Manager at The K Club, responded to this review

Dear Agredable Thank you for your recent review on The K Club. It is wonderful to read that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay. I hope that we get to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards Audrey Brophy Hotel Manager

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 8 September 2015

we just returned from a 6 night stay at the K Club We tried their wonderful golf courses but the memory that will live on with us was the staff Nothing was too small they did everything with a smile The food was great in the restaurants and they did a 7 course dinner with wine pairings amazing meal -

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TheKClub, General Manager at The K Club, responded to this review

Dear lorne g Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. Kind Regards Audrey Brophy Hotel Manger

County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Visited for our 5th wedding anniversary, last minute decision and the best decision we made! What an absolutely fabulous hotel. I had read previous reviews and they could not be further from the truth. This is pure luxury from the moment you hit the gates until you get walked to your room by the very friendly and helpful staff. We...

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TheKClub, General Manager at The K Club, responded to this review

Dear Strawberry Gins Many thanks for your wonderful review on your recent stay with us here at The K Club. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay. I will pass on your kind comments to Dainah, Pat and Neal. They will be happy to hear that your enjoyed their service and attention. I hope...

Reviewed 30 August 2015

Lovely hotel and grounds although agree with some past reviews that a few areas need a little TLC. Outdoor entrance to the spa around the hot tub area was a bit scruffy. Only complaint would be that we were charged for a 4 minute phone call from our room which was definitely not made by us but we felt silly...

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TheKClub, General Manager at The K Club, responded to this review

Dear Stephen H Many thanks for you recent review of your stay with us here at The K Club. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay and that you found our staff both friendly and helpful. I hope that we get to welcome you back again in the near future. Kind Regards Audrey Brophy Hotel Manager

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2015

On arrival, as our room was not ready, we went for afternoon tea. It took one hour from we ordered until something arrived. It was ok, but not worth €30. The house keeping was very poor. The mirror in our room was covered in hand marks from a previous child visitor. There was black mould on the ceiling that had...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 23 August 2015

This place is unique. The most beautiful gardens, great golf area, fishing ponds and rivers. Is an old hotel with amazing pieces of art Al, over the hotel. Decor is like an old English elegant place. The bar is small but cozy and views at the gardens. Has 3 restaurants, we ate at the country club , since we catch...

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TheKClub, General Manager at The K Club, responded to this review

Dear LindaP33176 Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay in The K Club. It is delightful to read that you enjoy all your aspects of your stay. We have recently competed our renovations which includes a new wing fitted with air conditioning, Media Puzzle Bar and our new Inis Mor business centre. I hope that we...

Ocean City
Reviewed 22 August 2015

I attended a wedding at the K Club in July 2015. The hotel and grounds were beautiful. The food was also wonderful. We stayed 2 nights. On the first morning starting at 8AM there was very loud construction noise. Jackhammers as well as other equipment. Called the front desk, and they acted like we were imagining the noise. Same thing...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The K Club, Ireland's First AA 5 Red Star Hotel, is located in the heart of the idyllic Irish countryside on the banks of the River Liffey in Straffan, Co.Kildare This long standing member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts offers the very best of pampering, leisure and golf facilities and is only 30 minutes from Dublin. Built in 1832, on the banks of the River Liffey, the original house was modelled on a French Chateau and still retains many of its original architectural features, art work and antiques. It opened as a luxury hotel in 1991 and was Ireland's first AA Five Red Star Property. To this day it continues to deliver the very highest levels of service and standards in terms of its food and beverage offerings, golf, leisure and spa treatments. The mature estate covers an impressive 550 acres and also features a stunning Victorian walled garden and fishing on the River Liffey which runs through the resort. The resident ghillees offer fly fishing on the river and horse riding and clay pigeon shooting are also available along with a range of different country pursuits. The K Club is home to two Championship Golf Courses- The Palmer Ryder Cup Course and the Palmer Designed Smurfit Course. Hailed among the world's finest golf resorts, The K Club was the chosen venue for the 2006 Ryder Cup and host to the European Open from 1995 to 2007. The K Spa, at The K Club, offers a wide variety of treatments for both men and women. The K Spa is an oasis of calm. The minimalist and contemporary decor sets the scene for pure indulgence and mind and body relaxation. The K Spa also features a secluded outdoor hot tub, aromatic herb garden, seven luxurious treatment rooms, two private suites, a Hamam, a Hydrobath, a Vichey Shower and an exotic Rasul Chamber. One of the spa products used at the spa includes, Voya which is made from organically certified seaweed, hand picked from the west coast of Ireland. A range of award winning dining facilities are available to choose from and include both fine dining and informal options. Our Accommodation is sumptuous and truly luxurious, each bedroom has been individually designed, no two rooms are alike and feature original paintings and antiques, meanwhile the bathrooms incorporate hand painted murals. Culture enthusiasts can enjoy regular art talks and tours of The K Clubs extensive private art and antiques collection with the resident art expert. The K Club is home to many important Irish works and even has a room dedicated to the Irish Expressionist painter, J. B Yeats. The Yeats Room features many of Yeats' important paintings and is a riot of colour and texture. Wine cellar tours are also available with our resident sommelier. Families are well catered for and children will love the kids club which offers arts and crafts, nature walks and games. Children will also enjoy using the swimming pool and junior golf clinics which run during the summer. A baby sitting service is also available upon request. The K Club is the ideal country venue for business and leisure travellers, families, weddings and honey mooners, incentive groups, executive retreats and of course, golfers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The K Club

Address: Straffan, Ireland (Formerly The Kildare Hotel, Spa & Country Club)
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kildare > Straffan
Price Range: RM1,101 - RM2,703 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The K Club 5*
Number of rooms: 137
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