Each month we feature a Rewards From Us To You partner property. We will profile the property, their standout features, special offers, and our recommendations of what to check out in the local area.
This month we’re heading to the South-East of Ireland – Kilkenny. Famous for its medieval buildings and castle, the town has been referred to as “The Marble City” for centuries. Kilkenny is home to The Hoban Hotel, recently renovated this hotel is the perfect getaway for family breaks, corporate stays, and group weekends.
Ring Road, Springhill, Kilkenny. Located within Kilkenny Retail Park, the hotel is just 15 minutes walk from the famous marble city.
The Hoban Hotel has 80 spacious guest rooms and also offers fully accessible rooms for wheelchair users or those with reduced mobility.
Restaurant / Bar:
The 1801 Restaurant and Bar situated inside the hotel will have you spoiled for choice during your stay at The Hoban. Start your day right as you enjoy your morning coffee and scrumptious breakfast with the sun shining through the window. There is also an all-day dining option with a great lunch menu and snacks up until 6:30 pm. In the evening, the mood changes as guests and locals arrive in for pre-dinner drinks and settle in to peruse the extensive menus.
Rewards Points required for Free Night Stay?
Rewards From Us To Your members can enjoy a free night stay at The Hoban Hotel for 15,000 points. Check your current points balance here.
Any current Special Offers?
Yes, The Hoban Hotel has a great Summer package available for those wanting to explore the city of Kilkenny as part of their staycation. This 3-night package includes a delicious 3-course meal with tea or coffee on 2 nights and a full Irish breakfast each morning. You will also get a complimentary glass of beer, wine, or soft drink on arrival. See more of their special offers here and as always don’t forget to book direct!
The team at the Hotel makes the atmosphere of the hotel what it is. Down to earth, friendly and knowledgeable, they are here to help guests feel right at home. Want to explore more of Kilkenny but unsure where to start? Feel free to ask any staff member as they have the inside track on all things Kilkenny so whether it’s the hot spots of the city or the hidden gems of Ireland’s Ancient East, they can point you in the right direction. You can immediately tell from just stepping inside the reception, the team’s aim is to ensure you all have a great stay.
Why Visit Kilkenny?
For a place of discovery, Kilkenny is a blissful experience for Irish history lovers having kept most of its medieval Norman architecture. Check out some suggestions from The Hoban Hotel’s, ‘Discover Kilkenny’ page over on their website.
Kilkenny Castle is open all year round and is hugely popular between locals and tourists here in the town. Visitors can choose to explore the ancestral home of the Butler family with either a self-guided visit or a guided tour. The visit of the Castle includes the dining room, Victorian nursery, and the picture gallery with its hand-painted hammer-beam roof.
Known as the birthplace of Irish Whiskey, The Ballykeefe Distillery has located in the heart of Kilkenny City. Take the tour of Ballykeefe and discover the roots of Irish Whiskey. Tours are available from the months of April to October and can be booked through their website.
Some of Ireland’s best golf clubs are on your doorstep. Take advantage of your time at The Hoban Hotel Kilkenny and get in a few rounds at the nearby golf clubs.
Medieval Mile Museum
The former St Mary’s Church has been converted into a modern museum. Designed to enrich the cultural life of the city and provide a new international standard attraction for visitors the museum has several functions: as the starting point for understanding Kilkenny’s medieval history, to display Kilkenny’s Civic Treasures and replicas of some of Ossory High Crosses and to provide a space for temporary exhibitions and cultural events.
Take advantage of your Rewards From Us To You membership perks during your stay at The Hoban Hotel with early and late check-outs, complimentary upgrades (when available) and earn 15 points for every €1 spent to spend on future Free Night Stays in any of our partner hotels and serviced apartments.
As always don't forget to book directly on their official website for the best guaranteed rate.