Hotel Lyrath Estate

Dublin Road R95 F685KilkennyIreland
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About Hotel Lyrath Estate

Feeling a wee bit fancy? Visit Hotel Lyrath Estate Hotel in Kilkenny. This 17th century manor sits on 170 acres and is a favorite wedding destination, with backdrops such as Lady Charlotte's historic gardens.

All rooms feature flat-screen TVs, heated bathroom floors, Wi-fi, climate control, an iron/ironing board, bath robe, slippers and tea and coffee facilities. Upgrades, luxury suites and 17th century-themed rooms are available. Breakfast is included.

Enjoy the hotel's conservatory, snooker room, console room, private cinema, or Lyrath Health Club and Oasis Spa. The health club features a Jacuzzi, sauna, gym and 17-meter infinity edge swimming pool with panoramic views of the estate. The Tree House Fun Club provides programs for children.

Restaurants and bars include the sophisticated La Perla, Yindees authentic Asian restaurant, Tupper's Bar and X Bar. A wine cellar also is on-site.

Hotel Lyrath Estate Hotel is 1.2 km from Kilkenny City, 4.3 km from Kilkenny Castle's tours and 7.2 km from the Rothe House & Garden. It's also close to several Kilkenny golf clubs.


Dublin Road , R95 F685, Kilkenny, Ireland
Telephone: +353(56)7760088 | Fax: +353(56)7760089 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Hypoallergenic rooms
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Organised activities
  • PC with internet
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Hypoallergenic bedding
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Beauty salon
  • Body treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Solarium
  • Steam room
  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot
  • Childcare / Babysitting
  • Kids' playground

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 16:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Luxurious and cosy rooms.

You will enjoy a selection of luxury room options at this hotel. Rooms all include views over the estate or gardens and come complete with lovely perks such as plush bed linens, robes and slippers. Upgrades such as suites and executive rooms feature outdoor terraces with furniture. There are also several charming 17th century themed accommodations available.

Superb, not stuffy, staff members.

Upon first glance you may feel that the hotel may be a bit too fancy, and suspect it may come with fancy rules as well. However, guests have said the atmosphere is laid-back there are friendly staff members in all areas of the hotel.

Beautiful and peaceful grounds.

Many guests have rave reviews about the spectacular and quiet grounds at Lyrath Estate. The hotel boasts 170 acres complete with walking paths, ponds and gardens. Many guests have enjoyed afternoon picnics on the property.

Negative Reviews

Dining can be a bit chaotic.

There have complaints about dinner taking too long. Some people have waited several hours to finish and there have been some issues with poor service. Several visitors have mentioned that the restaurants were overrun with noisy children, which made it hard to relax and enjoy the dining experience.

Hotel is not as modernized as others may be.

There may be faded and worn décor, fixtures and furnishings. There have been a number of negative comments about the poor condition of locker and changing rooms. Many people have said they love the hotel grounds, but the interior of the hotel is in need of updating.

Not the best choice for romantic getaways.

Guests have said that couples looking for a romantic stay might want to consider looking somewhere else. There have been comments about children "taking over" every area of the hotel, especially in the pool and dining areas.

Rating Overview

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9.2 out of 10 based on 4249 reviews