With a history dating back to 1180, Kilkea Castle provides accommodation set on 180 acres of woodland, gardens and a golf course. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and a shared lounge. A concierge service, free parking and luggage storage are available for guests.
The estate boasts 140 bedrooms with several accommodation options. Each of the 11 Castle Bedrooms are uniquely designed and the Carriage Rooms are located within the courtyard of Kilkea Castle where guests can choose from interconnecting and wheelchair accessible rooms. All rooms feature HDTV, luxury bathroom amenities and free WiFi.
Guests can enjoy a whisky in the castle bar, The Keep, before dining at Restaurant 1180 with a view overlooking the castle gardens. This fine-dining restaurant provides seasonal local produce and offers traditional Irish cuisine with a hint of International. Alternative dining options are located in the Clubhouse and include The Bistro, which offers a more informal dining experience, as well as Hermione’s Restaurant which features a simple yet sophisticated setting.
Kilkea Castle offers many outdoor activities such as an 18-hole Championship Golf Course, horse-riding, clay pigeon shooting, falconry, tennis, archery and fishing. The property also features a Spa with 5 treatment rooms including a large couples suite, a Relaxation Room, a Thermal Suite with a Hydrotherapy Pool and a Beauty Lounge for hair, make-up and nails.
Carlow is 15 km from the accommodation, while Kildare is 28 km away. The nearest airport is Dublin, 84 km from Kilkea Castle, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.