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Great Day Trips From Kilkenny

Great Day Trips From Kilkenny

We know Kilkenny is the best city in Ireland (though we may be a bit biased on this) but every now and again we like to get out of the Marble City and stretch our legs. Here are our suggestions for great day trips to do from the city.   Thomastown (19min drive –...

The Best of Kilkenny’s Great Outdoors

The Best of Kilkenny’s Great Outdoors

In a town so full of castles, shops and fantastic pubs, it is easy to forget we are surrounded by the beautiful Irish countryside. Enjoy the great outdoors with some of our recommended walks, hikes and cycles.   Walks Linear Park Walk (5km) This leisurely walk...

How To Spend A Girl’s Weekend In Kilkenny

How To Spend A Girl’s Weekend In Kilkenny

    Kilkenny is known to be one of Ireland's top spots for a great girl's weekend break. Considering Kilkenny’s vibrant nightlife, paired with fantastic bars and friendly locals, it is not hard to see why it is a firm favourite. There is so much to do here...

The Best Golfing Breaks in Kilkenny

The Best Golfing Breaks in Kilkenny

Although Kilkenny may not be the first destination that springs to mind when you think of a golfing break, we have some fantastic golf courses on this side of Ireland. With the weather beginning to warm up and the evenings getting longer, you may be in the mood for a...

The Hoban Hotel Kilkenny – Your Business Hotel

The Hoban Hotel Kilkenny – Your Business Hotel

When travelling for business it can feel like a never-ending search for the perfect hotel. You need to consider factors that wouldn’t be as important when travelling for leisure. Do they have free wi-fi? Is the hotel easily accessible? Can they cater for my meeting?...

Free Local Attractions Near Our Kilkenny Hotel

Free Local Attractions Near Our Kilkenny Hotel

You only need to take a walk down one of Kilkenny’s historic main streets to see what a special town this is. There is so much to see and do here that you will be absolutely spoiled for choice. If you have chosen to visit Kilkenny for a weekend break or an extended...

Family Activities Only Available in Kilkenny

Family Activities Only Available in Kilkenny

Kilkenny might be the medieval town of Ireland but it is also full of fun activities for all the family! Kilkenny offers an unrivalled range of fun activities for all the family. From the historic art of shooting longbows like Robin Hood to the modern target practice...

Our Top 3 Attractions In Kilkenny

Our Top 3 Attractions In Kilkenny

To all our friends near and far coming to our wonderful medieval city of Kilkenny. We hope you plan your stay with us for more than one night as there is so much to see here in Kilkenny! However if you just have one day in the city we have a few recommendations for...

Explore Christmas in Kilkenny

Explore Christmas in Kilkenny

 Come join us here for the festive season in the beautiful medieval city of Kilkenny. You will find everything you are looking for this Christmas, from magical atmosphere, crafts fairs, unique hand crafted Christmas gifts, Polar Express trains, Ice Skating, enchanting...

Hotel for the Business Traveller

Hotel for the Business Traveller

Everything You Need The Hoban Hotel Kilkenny is an ideal quiet location for anyone travelling for work. Located 2km from the city centre. We're easily accessible with ample free off road parking and free Wi-Fi access. Our work zone rooms are spacious and comfortable,...