Hotels in Kilkenny, Ireland

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Kilkenny overview

You can learn about the local heritage of Kilkenny at landmarks like Shee Alms House and Tholsel. Local sights like National Craft Gallery and Kilkenny Castle are worth a visit. If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Kilkenny.

Where to stay in Kilkenny

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Kilkenny has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Kilkenny with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Kilkenny hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Kilkenny hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Kilkenny

Fly in to Waterford (WAT), 32.7 mi (52.7 km) from downtown Kilkenny. Kilkenny Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Kilkenny

The area's cultural scene stands out, and places to visit include:
  • • National Craft Gallery
  • • Rothe House
  • • The Hub
Memorable for its landmarks including:
  • • Shee Alms House
  • • Tholsel
  • • Kilkenny Castle
  • • Butler House
  • • Talbots Tower
Here are some favorite choices:
  • • St Mary's Cathedral
  • • St. Francis Abbey Brewery
  • • Grace's Courthouse
  • • Black Freren Arch
  • • St John's Church

When to visit Kilkenny

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 52°F day, 35°F night
  • • April-June: 65°F day, 38°F night
  • • July-September: 67°F day, 46°F night
  • • October-December: 59°F day, 36°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 7.91 inches
  • • April-June: 6.65 inches
  • • July-September: 7.99 inches
  • • October-December: 9.53 inches