Kilkenny River Court Hotel

The Bridge, John Street, Co. Kilkenny R95 Y104
The award winning Riverside Restaurant is a located in a stunning area of the hotel with the most magnificent views of Kilkenny Castle. Exceptional service and great quality food. Our collection of suites are pure luxury and a real treat. Talk to our team about an up-grade to on of our suites. Dine al fresco at the Kilkenny River Court Hotel, enjoy afternoon tea or a bite to eat at the Riverview Bar Enjoy some delicious bar food at the Kilkenny River Court Hotel's Riverview Bar Outside dining and entertainment at the Kilkenny River Court HotelExterior view of the Kilkenny River Court HotelLuxurious bedrooms at the 4* River Court HotelOutside entertainment at the Kilkenny River Court HotelA warm welcome awaits you at the Kilkenny River Court Hotel in the heart of Kilkenny City

Located right in the heart of this wonderful medieval City of Kilkenny, the Kilkenny River Court Hotel offers the ultimate in comfort and relaxation. 

Located on the banks of the River Nore and in the shadow of the magnificent 12th Century Kilkenny Castle yet in a quiet and private setting just away from the busy streets of Kilkenny.

The main shopping areas, tourist attractions, theatres and restaurants are all a short stroll from the hotel, where guests can meandaour though the cobelled strests, stop off in one of our many cafes or do a spot of shopping. So whether you’re an avid walker, a history buff or are just looking for some time to relax, we have something to suit everyone.

Each of our 102 stylish and spacious guestrooms are all decorated to the highest standards and with your comfort in mind. We also offer complimentary WiFi throughout the hotel. 

Guests can enjoy a delicous meal in our award winning Riverside Restaunt, sip a beverage or a coffee on the Terrace with our amazing Castle Views where one can watch the world go by or sit in our Courtyard Lounge with a good book, here at the Kilkenny River Court Hotel we have it all and will loook forward to the opportunity in welcoming you to our hotel and Kilkenny. 

Older & Wiser

Starts: 01 Mar 2019    Ends: 19 Dec 2019

From €120 per night

3 Nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

- Hearty Irish Breakfast each morning

- Dinner each evening in the award winning

Riverside Restaurant

FREE Car Parking

City Center Location


Subject to availability / T & C's Apply

(midweek only)

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Deluxe Castle View Double with Breakfast

Starts: 01 Mar 2019    Ends: 20 Dec 2019

These bedrooms are overlooked by Kilkenny Castle and some also feature their very own private balcony with impressive views of the City and beyond.

Includes a hearty Irish breakfast

From €120.00 per night

Subject to availability.

T&C's apply.

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Summer Break, City Escape

Starts: 01 May 2019    Ends: 31 Aug 2019

From only €109.00 pps

2 nights bed and full Irish breakfast

1 evening meal

*MIdweek Only

*Subject to availability

*T & C's apply

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Contact Us

Kilkenny River Court Hotel
Guests can dine at the award winning Riverside Restaurant for something a little less formal, try the Riverview Bar and Terrace Kitchen which offers an al fresco dining experience.
Nearby Places of Interest
- Kilkenny Castle
- St Canice's Cathedral
- Black Abbey
- Jerpoint Abbey
- St. Mary’s Medieval Mile Museum
Only 5 minutes walk from Kilkenny train station.
We are located through an archway just before/after John's bridge.Please note that the archway has height restriction of 2.3 meters high.
For coach access to the hotel, access John Street from the railway station and turn left at Shem’s bar onto Maudlin Street. Keep going straight down (its a one way street) and you will go past houses on your right. You will see a tall stone ruin of a building on your left, there will be a sign pointing right saying county council car park. Take this right and this is the access point into the Kilkenny County Council offices and then to our larger carpark. Keep going straight and down the lane and you will come to the back of the hotel. You will see a large carpark on your right this is where you can park
The bus can park on this car park. (its our overflow car park) Don’t go through the next set of black gates as this may be too tight for the coach to turn and get back out. Stay in the main carpark.
Trading Months
All Year
Number of Rooms
102 spacious & beautifully appointed en-suite bedrooms.
Newly refurbished and decorated in soft neutral tones with fine furnishings,
A stay at the Kilkenny River Court Hotel is a must. We offer our guests a choice of beautiful luxury rooms to include Classic,Deluxe & Executive as well as a collection of Suites.
Most bedrooms and luxury suites offer stunning views the majestic 12th century Kilkenny Castle on the banks of the River Nore.
24 Hour Front Desk
Air Conditioned Bedrooms
Baggage Hold
Car Parking
Conference and Meetings
Guest Computer
Guide Dogs Welcome
Wheelchair Accessible