Commonly asked questions

Your Stay

Yes, a member of our team will be available at reception 24 hours.

Yes please liaise with reception to arrange

All rooms are the same standard and recently renovated

Available on request, additional charge

Food is available from the 1801 Bar & Restaurant from 7am to 8.45pm Monday to Friday.

Saturday and Sunday 8am to 8.45pm.

Plenty of walking space,  Cycle ways. Activity Centres are close by.

We are happy to be of assistance in recommending activities locally. Please see our discover page for local attractions. 

Reception is staffed 24hrs a day. Contact them if you require any assistance in relation to a late check in/out.

General Information and house rules

We have Superior Rooms available.

No just guide dogs or support dogs.

High speed WI-FI is avialble free of charge. 

Yes, they are available to purchase online here. 

The Hoban Hotel is a non smoking hotel

Yes, car parking is free for our guests. 

Yes , Enterprise rent a car and Eurocar are nearby in Kilkenny.

Parking is available on the hotel grounds with additional spaces closeby.

Yes, Paul Costello toiletries are provided.

A hairdryer, iron & ironing board, tea and coffee are available in the rooms.

The Hoban Hotel rooms have walk in Rain Forest Showers.

We stock sewing kits, shoe polish, toothbrushes, and shaving kits, Please speak to us at reception for assistance.


We have packages available from Room Only, Bed & Breakfast and Dinner Bed & Breakfast.

We accept all major credit cards.

There are no additional fees for booking direct

Cash and card, bank transfer, and gift vouchers.

Yes very secure and is our recommended method of booking.

Valid card details are required to secure all bookings.

Cancellations & Amendments

All third party amendments myst be done through that booking engine. All direct bookings may be changed by calling the Hotel on +353056 7783100 or email [email protected]

24 hours in advance of arrival when you book direct on our own website.

Depending on the channel you use you can amend your booking please cancel it via that channel. Eg Website, Direct with hotel, phone or email. For example if you make your booking with a 3rd party site the cancellation will need to be via that site.

If you make your booking with a 3rd party site the can cancellation will need to be via that site.

Full charge for first nights’ accommodation.


Yes, children are welcome in the hotel.

Our largest bedroom has a double and a single bed available.

All of our bedrooms are appealing for our guests.

Yes, all our offers are available on our website.

Yes, these are available in our bathrooms.



As per hotel licencing in Ireland.

No bookings under groups of 8 people required.

Drinks from 12pm to 11.30pm for non residents

Food from 7am to 8.45pm

Yes, but in keeping with licencing laws.

7am to 10am Monday to Friday. 8am to 10.30am Saturday and Sunday & Bank Holiday Monday’s.

Yes if a credit facility has been opened at reception.

We are an open plan Restaurant/bar. We do cater for sections of the restaurant to be booked for occasions.

Yes. We can cater to up to 70 people in our restaurant as a group

Meetings & Events

85inch flat screen TV’s, (HDMI or wireless connectivity),  flipcharts.

Yes we have a wide variety of dining options. Please contact [email protected] for options. 

The hotel does not have function room for Weddings however civil ceremonies for up to 70 people can be accommodated. 


Train or bus to Kilkenny and taxi from the station.

Ideally located just off the Ring Road around Kilkenny. Great location for accessing Sports and events in the area.

Kilkenny City is close by and Kilkenny county has lots of recommended attractions.

No, but we work closely with 2 taxi companies.

No need to prebook and it is complimentary.

Kilkenny City has lots of attractions, visit our local area pages for ideas. 

Kilkenny city has many restaurants, we do recommend trying our own 1801 restaurant first though!

We are located closeby to the city centre, Kilkennys Medival Mile, Kilkenny Castle and lots of historical sites.

We have a lovely green area to the back of the hotel.

Airport Accessibility

Waterford is closest airport, However Dublin is the major airport.

No, JJ Kavanagh has a few times on this route open. Visit JJ Kavanagh buses for details.

We recommend following google maps for directions and the best route. The M9 is the recommended route.

You can reach Kilkenny by coach or train and then take a short taxi journey to the hotel.

Data Protection

We adhere to the GDPR guidelines so your personal information remain private and confidential.

Save a minimum of €10 per night

Only on this website

When you book on our official website, you will save a minimum of €10 per night and receive a complimentary drink with your meal. So forget about using online travel agents or price comparison websites, you won’t find a better deal anywhere else, GUARANTEED! You will also be supporting Irish and keeping it local. And that’s something we’re all in favour of! 

Minimum of €10 cheaper

Free drink when dining

No payment needed today

Free cancellation

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