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!
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 BedroomKilkenny, Ireland
Top guest reviewsexcellent wifi as wellnot to forget the lovely breakfast corey madea highlight was the english breakfast corey cooked for us every morningcorey made us delicious breakfast thanks again :)also the irish breakfast corey made for us was amazingexceptional clean and well appointedthe room was very clean and comfortablethe room itself was very clean and comfortableroom and bathroom etc were very clean and had everything you might needthe house is perfectly clean the bed is really comfortable and the breakfast was great
Host:helpful advice and friendly atmospherethey are super friendly hoststhey were very friendly and more than welcomingkind use of their living spacenice breaksfast and lovely hostsRead more reviewsgreat location too so close to kilkennycharming and well located placethe location is so easy to get to townabsolutely fantastic people the house is in a great location walking distance to everythingjust a great location to the centre of town
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 BreakfastKilkenny, Ireland
Top guest reviewsmy friend and i stayed in the double bed and had our own bathroomperfect little room with everything we neededroom basic and small although perfect for a short staysmall kitchen with mw and fridge useful for preparing breakfastthis room is accessible and neatroom was very clean and comfortableeverything was clean and the bed comfortableclean friendly and helpfulit was clean & very functionalclean space and comfy bed
Host:the host is nicethe host was very helpfuleamonn is a wonderful hosteamonn is a very friendly hosthost went out of his way to help usRead more reviewsgreat location walking distance from everything downtownvery central accommodation everything perfectly within walking distancegreat location and easy check innice place well located and nice citygreat location and a nice room
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 BreakfastKilkenny, Ireland
Top guest reviewsthere’s a shared kitchen with coffee tea microwave and a fridgegreat as usual - it was a very cold night and a heater was providedif you are lucky enough to get a room here go for itthe room had enough space the bed was comfortable and we had out own little bathroomthe room was small but also included a tv mounted on the wall for a nice added touchclean and private spaceeverything was clean and orderlysmall but clean room above pubroom was very clean with comfortable bedour room was very clean perfect for an overnight stay
Host:staff was really nicethe host was friendly and helpfulhosts are friendly and helpfulnice welcoming from the ownereveryone was friendly enoughRead more reviewsthe location of the room is ideal - so centralthe location is perfectthe location was amazingperfect location in the citythe location is very good
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 AvailableKilkenny, Ireland
Top guest reviewswe were allowed to use everything in the very well equipped kitchen (coffee tea fridge etccomfortable and private space in the housethe room was quiet and safehaving the private bathroom was great and the bedroom was a good size for two travelersquite comfortable place to stayclean and comfortableeverything was very clean and comfortablethe place was clean and comfygreat clean location and good communicationbathroom is clean and outside the bedroom
Host:eoin is a very helpful hosteoin is a very nice hostnice host that communicates fasteoin is an easy and pleasant hosteoin was a great host very welcoming and easy to speak toRead more reviewsgreat location for the pricegood location close to city centera good location to stay inthe location is ideally situated for a pleasant stroll into kilkennyit's in a perfect location being only a short walk from the restaurants and bars in kilkenny
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 BreakfastKilkenny, Ireland
Top guest reviewshad the single room excellentperfect small room right in the centre of townoutstanding bathroom got to sayit's a good quiet room in the centeraccommodation is clean and comfortablesimple cosy clean well equippedvery comfortable bed very clean roomthe room was clean and comfortablevery clean comfortable and hospitable
Host:everybody was so friendlythe bartender on duty was very friendlythe owners are very nice and accommodatingnice pub downstairs and friendly staffthey were very accommodating with my shifting schedule so a great experience overallRead more reviewsclose to everything and incredibly cuteperfectly placed right across the train station very close to the centrelocation is ideal couldn't fault the placegreat location within easy walking distance of the castle medieval mile etcawesome location and a ton of character
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 - doubleGoslingstown,, Kilkenny,Ireland, Ireland
Top guest reviewsexcellent full irish breakfastnice breakfast included in the morningewcellent stay at carmel's place warm welcome cosy room with nice view and perfect bedthe beds were great and the breakfast was fantastica warm welcome and great breakfastnice clean and well appointedthe room was clean and comfortableclean comfortable and amazing breakfasther house is exceptionally clean and full of warmthher place was very clean and the beds were so comfy
Host:carmen is a lovely hostshe was very friendly and kindcarmel was a lovely host with a lovely homeshe is a wonderful host and we enjoyed our conversationscarmel was a great hostRead more reviewswonderful place located in the countryside just minutes from kilkenny city centerwhat a wonderful place wish we could have stayed longerquietly and very good beautiful location in ireland countrysidewonderful breakfast and placecarmel is a nice hostess place is comfy and close to town
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 RetreatKilkenny, County Kilkenny, Ireland
Top guest reviewsthe sleeping area was quite hot so we’d suggest a small fan to circulate the airinside all the heaters were cracked/broken which wasn't critical but annoyingthe heated floors in the bathroom were a nice touch too :)the bathroom is beautiful and privatethis is the perfect place to hideaway with a good book very cosy and comfortablesuper clean and cozyeverything was clean comfortable and beautifulthe bed is comfy it’s very clean and we loved the decorationsthe space was clean and stylish beautifully decorated and perfect for my wife and itreehouse was just as pictured & the bathroom was quite nice & spacious
Host:hosts were super nice and can answer any questions that you havethe host robbie is so nice and very fast response timerob and hel are super friendly hosts that offer help at any timerob is a great host and has a great placethe hosts were friendly and provided some extra towels upon requestRead more reviewsa short walk to the city center so very well locatedgreat walkable location to everythinggreat location for walking to the downtown area for pubs and shoppinggreat place to stay near kilkenny townit really feels like you're away while only being a short walk from the city center
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 MapsKilkenny, Ireland
Top guest reviewsthe private bathroom and mini-kitchenette are greatthe room was immaculate and heating superbwe also appreciated the light breakfast providedreally good shampoo conditioner shower gel and soapamazing great room with kitchenette and private bathsuper clean and very comfortablevery clean room with great showerclean room and private bathroomnice clean room with en suitethe place was clean and tidy
Host:jolanda was a fantastic hostjolanda was a great hostjolanda was a really cool hostshe is a welcoming and accommodating hostthe hosts went out of their way to make us feel comfortableRead more reviewsgreat quiet location - easy walking distance to the town centregreat location 15 minute walk into the city if thatjolanda's place is a great location- just a short walk to townthe place was clear warm and cosy located very close to main streetthe location is great and the room also
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 ApartmentKilkenny, Ireland
Top guest reviewsnice view of the church from our living room windowthe space is nice with nice bed linens and a great living room and kitchenette upstairsgreat value and location awesome host helped carry our bags up to the aptgreat space the living room and kitchen area as a loft was a super neat touchit is spacious with the upstairs kitchen and living area quite nicethe apartment is nice and cleantony’s place was very clean and extremely convenientplace was clean and cutevery clean stylishly decorated quaint little placeit was clean quiet and cozy for a cold rainy night
Host:phillip was friendly and good hostthe family was kind showed us around the apartment and offered their services if neededour host were great and i would definitely stay againi also appreciate the parking lot tip the host givesvery good place perfectly placed and the owner was very kindRead more reviewsthe location was very coolgreat location close to everythinggreat location close to everythinggreat location in the city centersuper close to all the action in kilkenny
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 HomeKilkenny, Ireland
Top guest reviewsa hearty breakfast with an awesome view of the gardenbeds were very comfortable all amenities listed were also provided to uslucinda also fed us a great breakfast in the morning which was a nice touchthey were great conversationalist and they even made an amazing breakfast for us for freeour bedroom and bathroom were very spacious and full of natural lightlucinda's house is very clean and beautifulthe house was clean and your area was very privateour rooms were sparkling clean and the beds were very comfortablewonderful spacious bedroom with a clean modern and roomy bathroomthe house and room including bathroom are very clean wide and cozy
Host:they were the perfect hostshost greeted us and we enjoyed our stay before our early departurethe hosts are super friendlylucinda is a great hostshe and ivan are such good hostsRead more reviewsgreat breakfast peaceful locationthe location in the countryside is thus just perfectvery quiet and peaceful locationthis place is a hidden gem near kilkenny which was fabulouslovely location - short drive from the city in lovely countryside v clean house with everything could need
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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