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Kilkenny overview

Visitors to Kilkenny speak favorably about this welcoming city's castle, historical sites, and bar scene. Simply book a local tour to enjoy your stay a little more. You can learn about the local heritage of Kilkenny at landmarks like Shee Alms House and Tholsel. And while you're here, be sure to stop by National Craft Gallery and Kilkenny Castle.

Where to stay in Kilkenny

Whether you're planning a longer vacation or a weekend getaway, Kilkenny has the right hotel for you. There are 25 hotels in Kilkenny and you can shop as many as 25 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 33%. We have room prices starting at 21 USD per night and below are the number of hotels by star rating in Kilkenny as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 2 5-star hotels from 88 USD per night
  • • 20 4-star hotels from 57 USD per night
  • • 18 3-star hotels from 53 USD per night
  • • 2 2-star hotels from 21 USD per night

How to get to Kilkenny

Kilkenny Station is the closest train station, located 0.5 mi (0.7 km) from the city center.

What to see around Kilkenny

The area's cultural scene stands out, and these are some places to visit:
  • • National Craft Gallery
  • • Rothe House
  • • The Hub
Memorable landmarks include:
  • • Shee Alms House
  • • Tholsel
  • • Kilkenny Castle
  • • Butler House
  • • Talbots Tower
Highlights of the area include:
  • • 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 beginning to plan your holiday, you may be wondering when is the best time of year to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

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