If you are looking for 5 star hotels in Kilkenny, Lyrath Estate Hotel should come to mind immediately. The hotel is located in a restored historic 17th Century house surrounded by 170 acres of parkland containing woodland and lakes.
This is one of the luxury hotels in Kilkenny which offers every comfort and convenience you could wish for in a five star hotel. Luxurious furnishings and bedding, a swimming pool and spa, two fine restaurants, a convention centre, beautiful surroundings and excellent service are just some of what you can expect at Lyrath Estate.
And all this is available just minutes from Kilkenny City Centre.
Rooms at Lyrath Estate
Lyrath Estate has 139 air-conditioned bedrooms some of which have terraces or balconies.
There is a choice of deluxe twin rooms, deluxe double rooms or executive rooms.
The rooms are separate from the main body of the hotel, designed for quietness and privacy.
The rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, a bath & walk in shower, complimentary Wi-Fi, an in room safe, a Nespresso coffee machine & tea making facilities and a 43 inch flat screen TV.
The rooms are decorated in a luxurious, contemporary style.
Despite the fully deserved 5 star luxury status of this hotel in Kilkenny, it is quite affordable.
Discounts of over 40% are regularly available by booking well in advance. It is worth checking here:
Dining at Lyrath Estate Hotel
Just as you would expect from one of the finest luxury hotels in Kilkenny, the food at Lyrath Estate is excellent.
The main restaurant is the Yew Restaurant which serves an internationalrange of dishes using locally sourced seasonal ingredients.
Click here for a sample of their dinner menu.
The Grill and Bar offer a more relaxed and casual dining experience and a wide ranging menu of international dishes. Dishes include The Tomahawk Steak, The Naked Burger and fresh lobsters.
There are more dining options at Tupper’s Bar, The Atrium and the BBQ Pavilion.
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What to do while staying at Lyrath Estate?
Apart from in house activities or strolling around the estate the hotel is only a few minutes from Kilkenny City, 3km from Nowlan Park (Kilkenny Hurling),
3.8 km from Kilkenny Castle, 3.7 km from Kilkenny Golf Club and 13km from Mount Juliet. And numerous other sights and attractions in County Kilkenny.