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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to book Lyrath for a break away from the kids as we'd been there several years before and enjoyed the experience. The hotel is set in a stunning setting just minutes from Kilkenny City. We booked an executive room at approx €650 for two nights with breakfast included, overall we had a good time but would question the...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This week I spent two days at Lyrath Estate Hotel for my parents' 60th wedding anniversary celebration, a very special event for our family. Our rooms, which were ready on our arrival, were spacious, spotlessly clean and quiet at night, despite the fact that there were weddings on in the hotel both days. The food was delicious, and the cake...

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Peter W, General Manager at Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent visit to Lyrath Estate. It is encouraging to read that you and your family were looked after so well during your recent stay and that my colleagues helped to create a memorable special occasion. We are all chuffed by your kind and warming words. I hope we...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great option for a family break that is reasonable priced for the standard of the rooms, service and facilities. There is a pool, large grounds and kids club in the morning and evening for the kids. For adults there is three eating options (two restaurants and the bar) and a lovely spa. The kids particularly enjoyed the evening entertainment (included...

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Peter W, General Manager at Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Many thanks for the fantastic review posted recently and for taking the time to share your experience with us. I was delighted hear you had an excellent family holiday. I have passed on your kind words to all of the team. I hope I have the opportunity to welcome you and the family back to Lyrath in the...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attended a family wedding & from arrival to departure, everything was perfect. Beautiful building in a fantastic setting, service was excellent in all departments & the food was delicious. Highly recommend.

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Peter W, General Manager at Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Philip Just a brief note on behalf of the management and staff here at Lyrath Estate to thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay and share your experience with others. I am delighted to read that you were impressed with both the food and service and I do agree that Lyrath is the perfect setting...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I attended my friend's wedding in Lyrath last friday, from start to finish we had a wonderful experience. We were greeted on arrival by a friendly doorman. Check-in was quick and we received a complimentary upgrade to an executive room. The room was spotless, spacious and very comfortable. Service during the reception was excellent, especially our server Fiona. The food...

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Peter W, General Manager at Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sarah Thank you for having taken the time to review your recent stay with us here at Lyrath Estate; I’m delighted to read your positive comments and sincerely hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the hotel in the future. Many Thanks Peter Wilson FIHI General Manager

Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the absolute pleasure of attending a wedding in Lyrath and staying the night in an executive suite there. One word: wow! The foyer is exquisitely decorated for Christmas. The function room was spectacular. Service at dinner was phenomenal with Fiona being a superb server!! Our suite was stunning. I was particularly impressed with our nespresso machine (its the...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a family wedding here at the weekend. Beautiful surroundings and nice to clear the head with a walk the next morning. We arrived to a drinks reception which was very well presented and aloud everyone to catch up. The bar just off reception which I'm assuming is the hotels main bar is very small especially with a large crowd....

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend and I planned a last minute getaway for the night down in Kilkenny. I was really happy to get a last minute booking in such a beautiful setting. We didn't want to stay in the centre of town, hoping for a bit of quiet and relaxation. Lyrath estate seemed perfect and only 6 minute drive from the centre...

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Peter W, General Manager at Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear SarahEmy Many thanks for taking the time to post your review of your recent stay at Lyrath Estate. I am delighted that overall you enjoyed your stay, however note your comments concerning noise at night. I appreciate how frustration this must have been for you and assure you that we take very seriously our responsibilities towards our guests and...

Reviewed 12 December 2016

my family and i stayed in lyrath and i have to stay from start to finish it was simply a fantastic experience.the girls on the desk were fab on our arrival,our rooms were stunning.for breakfast we had a huge selection of food and even included fresh avocado beetroot and carrot juice which were a big hit at our table.staff were...

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Peter W, General Manager at Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Brian Thanks for your very kind words following on your visit Lyrath Estate your comments mean a lot to our team and it is nice for them to know that all their hard work and effort is appreciated, we forward to welcoming you back to Lyrath in the new year. Warmest Regards Peter Wilson FIHI General Manager

Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

The lyrath is the best hotel we have ever stayed in. Not just Ireland but globally. Not only is the food delicious but the staff hands down are the nicest people I have ever encountered. From the moment we arrived until the moment we left we felt like best friends. If I could give more stars I would!! 110% recommend...

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Peter W, General Manager at Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Cathal Thank you for your fabulous review. Your words will give great encouragement to my team and they will be heartened to read them. We are delighted that you were well looked after and that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to having the pleasure of welcoming you back again. Wishing you a Very Happy New Year Kind...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on 170 acres of parkland, Lyrath Estate Hotel is only 5 minutes from Kilkenny City. It offers luxurious air-conditioned rooms, an award winning spa, an outdoor infinity pool, and a selection of bars and restaurants. Guests can enjoy a peaceful night's sleep at Lyrath Estate Hotel as rooms are soundproofed with each having beautiful views overlooking the estate with not a car in sight. Each guest bedroom includes complimentary Wi-Fi and a 43 inch flat screen television. The Oasis Health Club boasts a gym, steam room, swimming pool and Jacuzzi. The Oasis Spa offers a thermal suite, sauna and steam room with a range of indulgent treatments, with advance booking recommended. Contemporary Irish cuisine is on the menu at La Perla restaurant using the finest local ingredients. Tupper's is a traditional Irish bar located at the heart of the hotel where you can enjoy a quiet drink & delicious bar food. Yindee's serves authentic oriental food whilst there is a range of beverages available at the sophisticated X Bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa

Address: Paulstown Road | Lyrath Estate, Kilkenny, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Price Range: ₹ 10,551 - ₹ 21,647 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lyrath Estate Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 139
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Also Known As:
Lyrath Estate Hotel, Spa & Convention Centre Hotel Kilkenny
Lyrath Estate Hotel, Spa And Convention Centre
Lyrath Hotel Kilkenny
Lyrath Estate Kilkenny
Lyrath Estate Hotel Convention Centre
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#1 Family Hotel in Kilkenny
#3 Spa Hotel in Kilkenny
#3 Business Hotel in Kilkenny
#4 Romantic Hotel in Kilkenny
#5 Luxury Hotel in Kilkenny
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