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Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Kilkenny, Ireland

Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Kilkenny, Ireland
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How much do you know about Kilkenny? If you haven’t heard (or been) to this part of Ireland before, this is the perfect time to plan that trip. Kilkenny boasts of historical buildings and museums, as well as public gardens and annual events. To name a few, you wouldn’t want to miss an experience at the Watergate Theatre or the annual Kilkenny Arts Festival. There are plenty of things to do and see here, and a lot of choices for a temporary home away from yours. To help you with your accommodation, we have compiled 10 of the most attractive and comfortable Airbnb vacation rentals in Kilkenny. Take your pick and tell us what you think!

1. Cozy and comfortable double bedroom (from USD 46)

Situated near the old churches, shops, pubs, and restaurants of Kilkenny, this home will help you maximize your vacation itinerary. It offers a double-bed bedroom with a wardrobe and an enchanting view of the Kilkenny Castle peak. Internet connection is free, and there is a free parking space available. The living room is adorned with a fireplace, creating a warm ambience for the cold winter nights. Ideal for couples or solo travelers.

Cozy Comfortable Double Bedroom
Kilkenny, Ireland
561 reviews
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
excellent wifi as well
not to forget the lovely breakfast corey made
a highlight was the english breakfast corey cooked for us every morning
corey made us delicious breakfast thanks again :)
also the irish breakfast corey made for us was amazing
Cleanliness:
exceptional clean and well appointed
the room was very clean and comfortable
the room itself was very clean and comfortable
room and bathroom etc were very clean and had everything you might need
the house is perfectly clean the bed is really comfortable and the breakfast was great
Host:
helpful advice and friendly atmosphere
they are super friendly hosts
they were very friendly and more than welcoming
kind use of their living space
nice breaksfast and lovely hosts
Location:
great location too so close to kilkenny
charming and well located place
the location is so easy to get to town
absolutely fantastic people the house is in a great location walking distance to everything
just a great location to the centre of town
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2. Unique room ideal for solo travelers or couples (from USD 39)

Staying in a pub is a thing you must try in Ireland. This pub, for instance, offers a room that can comfortably accommodate 2 guests. It has its own private entrance, free Wi-Fi connection, and shared kitchen facilities. The location is central, perfect for a quick trip to the center or if you want to explore some of the main attractions of Kilkenny. The space is clean and cozy, with hosts that always ensure a smooth check-in and check-out. If you’re into music, the better! Music sessions in the pub start at 9:30 PM.

(3)Irish Pub With Room No Breakfast
Kilkenny, Ireland
537 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
my friend and i stayed in the double bed and had our own bathroom
perfect little room with everything we needed
room basic and small although perfect for a short stay
small kitchen with mw and fridge useful for preparing breakfast
this room is accessible and neat
Cleanliness:
room was very clean and comfortable
everything was clean and the bed comfortable
clean friendly and helpful
it was clean & very functional
clean space and comfy bed
Host:
the host is nice
the host was very helpful
eamonn is a wonderful host
eamonn is a very friendly host
host went out of his way to help us
Location:
great location walking distance from everything downtown
very central accommodation everything perfectly within walking distance
great location and easy check in
nice place well located and nice city
great location and a nice room
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3. Cozy room in a pub (from USD 47)

If you really want to stay in a pub while in Ireland, this rental will give you just that. It offers a bedroom for two, perfect for couples or solo travelers. It has a shared kitchen, a clean bathroom, and a quiet place. Yes, it’s relatively peaceful even if it’s just above a pub. You will also love the no-hassle check-in and check-out provided by the hosts.

(1)Irish Pub With Room No Breakfast
Kilkenny, Ireland
532 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there’s a shared kitchen with coffee tea microwave and a fridge
great as usual - it was a very cold night and a heater was provided
if you are lucky enough to get a room here go for it
the room had enough space the bed was comfortable and we had out own little bathroom
the room was small but also included a tv mounted on the wall for a nice added touch
Cleanliness:
clean and private space
everything was clean and orderly
small but clean room above pub
room was very clean with comfortable bed
our room was very clean perfect for an overnight stay
Host:
staff was really nice
the host was friendly and helpful
hosts are friendly and helpful
nice welcoming from the owner
everyone was friendly enough
Location:
the location of the room is ideal - so central
the location is perfect
the location was amazing
perfect location in the city
the location is very good
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4. Clean and functional apartment (from USD 33)

A hotel-like vibe awaits you in this place. It has a comfortable bedroom for two guests, with a cable TV, a washer, an indoor fireplace, and a dryer. You can also avail of their free parking and free Internet connection during your stay. Best of all, the property is located near the Kilkenny centre - just approximately 10 minutes away. The entire apartment is clean, and the host very much appreciates when the guests leave it clean as well.

Beautiful Double Room Available
Kilkenny, Ireland
541 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we were allowed to use everything in the very well equipped kitchen (coffee tea fridge etc
comfortable and private space in the house
the room was quiet and safe
having the private bathroom was great and the bedroom was a good size for two travelers
quite comfortable place to stay
Cleanliness:
clean and comfortable
everything was very clean and comfortable
the place was clean and comfy
great clean location and good communication
bathroom is clean and outside the bedroom
Host:
eoin is a very helpful host
eoin is a very nice host
nice host that communicates fast
eoin is an easy and pleasant host
eoin was a great host very welcoming and easy to speak to
Location:
great location for the price
good location close to city center
a good location to stay in
the location is ideally situated for a pleasant stroll into kilkenny
it's in a perfect location being only a short walk from the restaurants and bars in kilkenny
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5. Unique pub-home experience (from USD 24)

Are you staying for a night or two at Kilkenny? This cozy room is perfect if you are traveling alone or with a partner! It sits just above a pub but you’ll be surprised at how calm and quiet the ambience is inside the room. You’ll have a shared kitchen, a comfy double-sized bed, free Internet connection, and a great location! You can even have a taste of Ireland’s nightlife by enjoying music sessions in the pub. It starts daily at 9:30 in the evening.

(5)Irish Pub With Room No Breakfast
Kilkenny, Ireland
463 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
had the single room excellent
perfect small room right in the centre of town
outstanding bathroom got to say
it's a good quiet room in the center
Cleanliness:
accommodation is clean and comfortable
simple cosy clean well equipped
very comfortable bed very clean room
the room was clean and comfortable
very clean comfortable and hospitable
Host:
everybody was so friendly
the bartender on duty was very friendly
the owners are very nice and accommodating
nice pub downstairs and friendly staff
they were very accommodating with my shifting schedule so a great experience overall
Location:
close to everything and incredibly cute
perfectly placed right across the train station very close to the centre
location is ideal couldn't fault the place
great location within easy walking distance of the castle medieval mile etc
awesome location and a ton of character
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6. Meadow-view vacation house (from USD 44)

If you dig a tranquil, rural setting for a vacation home, we’ve got one that will fit your style. This 2-bedroom property has a lovely garden that complements its lovely design and interiors. It can comfortably accommodate up to 4 guests in its spacious areas. The kitchen is fully-equipped and a sumptuous continental breakfast is served. All rooms have a double wardrobe and fresh linens and towels. There’s a free internet connection, an indoor fireplace, heating, a washer, and cable TV.

Meadow View - Goslingstown, Kilkenny - double
Goslingstown,, Kilkenny,Ireland, Ireland
446 reviews
Private room in bungalow 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
excellent full irish breakfast
nice breakfast included in the morning
ewcellent stay at carmel's place warm welcome cosy room with nice view and perfect bed
the beds were great and the breakfast was fantastic
a warm welcome and great breakfast
Cleanliness:
nice clean and well appointed
the room was clean and comfortable
clean comfortable and amazing breakfast
her house is exceptionally clean and full of warmth
her place was very clean and the beds were so comfy
Host:
carmen is a lovely host
she was very friendly and kind
carmel was a lovely host with a lovely home
she is a wonderful host and we enjoyed our conversations
carmel was a great host
Location:
wonderful place located in the countryside just minutes from kilkenny city center
what a wonderful place wish we could have stayed longer
quietly and very good beautiful location in ireland countryside
wonderful breakfast and place
carmel is a nice hostess place is comfy and close to town
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7. Cozy treehouse retreat (from USD 111)

Try something new by immersing yourself in a one-of-a-kind staycation inside a treehouse! This property is loved by guests not just for its uniqueness but also for the warmth it brings to anyone who seeks a peaceful retreat. It strikes a balance between rural and urban living. Though elevated from the ground and secluded in a garden, this treehouse is relatively close to the city center - no need to travel too far! The interiors also boast artistic details. In fact, you’ll find no pattern of straight line inside the house. A must-see for yourself!

Cozy City Treehouse Retreat
Kilkenny, County Kilkenny, Ireland
442 reviews
Treehouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the sleeping area was quite hot so we’d suggest a small fan to circulate the air
inside all the heaters were cracked/broken which wasn't critical but annoying
the heated floors in the bathroom were a nice touch too :)
the bathroom is beautiful and private
this is the perfect place to hideaway with a good book very cosy and comfortable
Cleanliness:
super clean and cozy
everything was clean comfortable and beautiful
the bed is comfy it’s very clean and we loved the decorations
the space was clean and stylish beautifully decorated and perfect for my wife and i
treehouse was just as pictured & the bathroom was quite nice & spacious
Host:
hosts were super nice and can answer any questions that you have
the host robbie is so nice and very fast response time
rob and hel are super friendly hosts that offer help at any time
rob is a great host and has a great place
the hosts were friendly and provided some extra towels upon request
Location:
a short walk to the city center so very well located
great walkable location to everything
great location for walking to the downtown area for pubs and shopping
great place to stay near kilkenny town
it really feels like you're away while only being a short walk from the city center
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8. Cozy room parking and view (from USD 63)

Nice, clean, and lovely. These words would amply describe this quaint little bedroom. Its bright interiors and minimalist design are refreshing to the eyes and create a cozy ambience for the guests. The room is located in a quiet neighborhood, and very close to the city centre. No need to climb any stairs because this room is on the ground floor. You’ll have your own bathroom, a free internet connection, and a view of Saint Mary’s Cathedral from your bedroom window.

Cozy Room Parking & View. Eircode R95D26Y for Maps
Kilkenny, Ireland
167 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the private bathroom and mini-kitchenette are great
the room was immaculate and heating superb
we also appreciated the light breakfast provided
really good shampoo conditioner shower gel and soap
amazing great room with kitchenette and private bath
Cleanliness:
super clean and very comfortable
very clean room with great shower
clean room and private bathroom
nice clean room with en suite
the place was clean and tidy
Host:
jolanda was a fantastic host
jolanda was a great host
jolanda was a really cool host
she is a welcoming and accommodating host
the hosts went out of their way to make us feel comfortable
Location:
great quiet location - easy walking distance to the town centre
great location 15 minute walk into the city if that
jolanda's place is a great location- just a short walk to town
the place was clear warm and cosy located very close to main street
the location is great and the room also
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9. Rose Inn: one-bedroom apartment (from USD 84)

Located at Rose Inn street, this apartment has enough room for four and will bring you just a few minutes of walk away from the restaurants, shops, and must-see sites of Kilkenny. Guests especially love the views from the windows. The entire inn is well-maintained and tastefully decorated as well. So if you’re looking for an excellent location and a great value for money accommodation, this property should definitely be on your list.

Rose Inn Self Catering 1 Bedroom Apartment
Kilkenny, Ireland
321 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice view of the church from our living room window
the space is nice with nice bed linens and a great living room and kitchenette upstairs
great value and location awesome host helped carry our bags up to the apt
great space the living room and kitchen area as a loft was a super neat touch
it is spacious with the upstairs kitchen and living area quite nice
Cleanliness:
the apartment is nice and clean
tony’s place was very clean and extremely convenient
place was clean and cute
very clean stylishly decorated quaint little place
it was clean quiet and cozy for a cold rainy night
Host:
phillip was friendly and good host
the family was kind showed us around the apartment and offered their services if needed
our host were great and i would definitely stay again
i also appreciate the parking lot tip the host gives
very good place perfectly placed and the owner was very kind
Location:
the location was very cool
great location close to everything
great location close to everything
great location in the city center
super close to all the action in kilkenny
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10. Bright, friendly home (from USD 61)

Simple yet functional. This property knows exactly how to treat travelers by providing them with a comfortable home that sits in the countryside of Kilkenny. It is 10kms (6 miles) away from the center, giving you and your family a private and quiet time together while enjoying the amenities available. You’ll have a spacious living room and kitchen with no dividers, allowing you to move freely and just hang out comfortably over a cup of coffee or tea. There’s plenty of room to stroll in or play with your kids or pet in the garden. Breathe in some fresh air and enjoy the view of the countryside. Breakfast is served, too! The hosts are willing to give you the privacy you need. They can also give you recommendations on the place whenever you need them.

Bright, Friendly, Home from Home
Kilkenny, Ireland
316 reviews
Private room in house 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a hearty breakfast with an awesome view of the garden
beds were very comfortable all amenities listed were also provided to us
lucinda also fed us a great breakfast in the morning which was a nice touch
they were great conversationalist and they even made an amazing breakfast for us for free
our bedroom and bathroom were very spacious and full of natural light
Cleanliness:
lucinda's house is very clean and beautiful
the house was clean and your area was very private
our rooms were sparkling clean and the beds were very comfortable
wonderful spacious bedroom with a clean modern and roomy bathroom
the house and room including bathroom are very clean wide and cozy
Host:
they were the perfect hosts
host greeted us and we enjoyed our stay before our early departure
the hosts are super friendly
lucinda is a great host
she and ivan are such good hosts
Location:
great breakfast peaceful location
the location in the countryside is thus just perfect
very quiet and peaceful location
this place is a hidden gem near kilkenny which was fabulous
lovely location - short drive from the city in lovely countryside v clean house with everything could need
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Lovely and a mix of both worlds

Kilkenny, as represented by these properties, offers the best of both worlds - the urban and the rural. Good thing you can be warmly accommodated in Ireland whichever side of the town you wish to explore. You will never run out of great hosts, fabulous homes, and traveler-friendly experiences here.

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