Newpark  4 stars

Castlecomer Road, Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland  show mapSave
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Overview

Located in the centre of Kilkenny, Newpark Hotel offers easy access to the famous historic and cultural attractions, such as Kilkenny Castle and The Cathedral of St Mary.

This four-star hotel offers luxurious accommodation, fine dining and a pampering health and beauty spa, making it an ideal base for visiting this beautiful city.

All 129 rooms are beautifully designed and fully equipped with modern amenities. Many overlook Sylvan gardens and magnificent signature trees.

All guestrooms are non-smoking.

The lobby is home to a fireplace, fresh coffee and free newspapers.

This Kilkenny hotel has its own restaurant serving breakfast where guests will find a selection of delicious dishes to try.

The leisure club at the Newpark offers Fully equipped high-tech gym, aerobic studio, outdoor swimming pool, kiddie’s pool, plunge pool, spacious sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, full-service Aveda spa, massage/treatment rooms and beauty services.

The hotel also provides world-class conference facilities, business centre, elegant banqueting suites and ballroom.

All meeting rooms are fully equipped with state of the art audio-visual facilities, including plasma screens, ISDN lines, touch-sensitive air conditioning and wireless internet access.

Year renovated   2009.  Number of rooms   130.

City Center Kilkenny - 5000 ft
Airports Waterford (WAT) - 33.9 mi

Rooms

All rooms are spacious and appointed with luxury beds, hypo-allergenic bedding, full-sized desks and direct-dial phones with voice mail.

Some rooms have an extra living space and more luxurious bathrooms with complimentary toiletries.

In-room massages, wake-up calls, daily housekeeping can be requested.

Rooms are equipped with wireless internet access.

All children under three years stay free of charge when using existing beds.

All children from three to 12 years are charged EUR 6.50 per night when using existing beds.

All further older children or adults are charged 100 percent of the room stay per night.

Dining options

Gulliver's restaurant offers an extensive a la carte menu complemented by an excellent wine list and is renowned for efficient service in a friendly atmosphere.

A magnificent continental breakfast is served in a gala buffet style every morning.

The Scott Dove Bar and Bistro provides carvery lunches, drinks and coffees with live piano entertainment on most nights.

Room service is also available.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

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Facilities

General
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Concierge desk
  • Express check-in
  • Shoe shine stand
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • VIP room facilities
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Vending Machines
  • Trouser Press
  • Tour desk
  • Designated smoking area
Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.

Wireless internet is available in public areas for additional charge

Guest Parking

Free Public hotel parking is possible on site.

Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
Services
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ticket service
Dining facilities
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
  • Children's play area
  • Game room
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
  • Golf
  • Fishing
  • Exercise gym
  • Horseback riding
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Sun terrace
  • Hot tub
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Library
  • BBQ facilities
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Work desk
  • Connecting rooms
  • Terrace
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Toilet
Media
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Internet access
Room decor
  • Soundproofed windows

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 2. 
Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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All rooms are spacious and appointed with luxury beds, hypo-allergenic bedding, full-sized desks and direct-dial phones with voice mail.

Some rooms have an extra living space and more luxurious bathrooms with complimentary toiletries.

In-room massages, wake-up calls, daily housekeeping can be requested.

Rooms are equipped with wireless internet access.

All children under three years stay free of charge when using existing beds.

All children from three to 12 years are charged EUR 6.50 per night when using existing beds.

All further older children or adults are charged 100 percent of the room stay per night.

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        Newpark LocationWhat's nearby

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        What's nearby

        Popular areas
        • City Center
          4600 ft
        Places of interest
        • Saint Canice's Tower
          4000 ft
        • Liturgy Commission
          4600 ft
        • Conahy Parish
          4600 ft
        • Communications
          4600 ft
        • Holy Family of Bordeaux Sisters
          4600 ft
        • CMAC
          5000 ft
        • Kilkenny Castle
          1.1 mi
        • Charity Sisters Of Boys In Care
          2.1 mi
        Museums
        • Dunmore Cave
          4600 ft
        Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos
        • Shankill Castle
          4600 ft
        Theaters
        • Bounce For Fun
          4600 ft
        • New Theatre Group
          1.9 mi

        Local Attractions

        • St Marys Cathedral
          10.5 mi
          James Street, Kilkenny
        • Kilfane Waterfall and Glen
          10.6 mi
          Kilfane, Thomastown
        • The Watergarden
          10.7 mi
          Ladywell Street, Thomastown
        • Jerpoint Abbey
          11.5 mi
          Jerpoint, Thomastown
        • Capuchin Friary
          11.9 mi
          Friary Street, Kilkenny

        Near the hotel

        • St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower
          4600 ft
          Coach Rd, Kilkenny
        • Butler Gallery
          4400 ft
          The Castle, Kilkenny
        • Kilkenny Old Jail and Courthouse
          4700 ft
          Parliament Street, Kilkenny
        • Black Abbey
          4900 ft
          Abbey Sq, Kilkenny
        • St. John the Evangelist Church
          4900 ft
          Upr. John Street, Kilkenny
        Getting there.

        The preferred airport for Newpark hotel is Dublin (DUB) - 108.3km

        Kilkenny tram stop is 15 minutes away from the hotel by foot.

        This Kilkenny hotel is ideally located for those coming from Dublin airport or the Port of Rosslare, travelling around the south-east and southern coast of Ireland.

        Newpark Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Newpark

        Average guest rating

        7.8
        out of 10
        Excellent
        Based on 223 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Dining
        8.9
        Service
        6.1
        Value
        6.9
        Location
        6.9
        Rooms
        8.4

        Individual guest reviews

        • Couple

          The price of food in the bar was very high. Two salad plates and two coffees were nearly €27.00. One thing to watch for is that there was no net curtains on the windows, you either had to have the main curtains open or closed. Closed maid the room very dark and difficut to put make-up on in but if they were open (we were on the ground floor) anyone passing on the road could look in!

          • Average rating
            8.2
        • Family with children

          The hotel was very good but the only thing that was poor was that there was no particular menue to suit kids only carvery luckily my daughter eats pasta otherwise we would have had to go outside the hotel. You shouls re look at bar food and seen as it is a family hotel there should be a menu to suit kids also as it was th bankholiday the kids club would have been good to have it open as the weather was wet otherwise pool etc was excellent.

          • Average rating
            8.2
        • Older travelers

          Staff were very helpful and maintained a friendly atmosphere throughout.

          Too many small children running around after 10pm.

          • Average rating
            8.2
        • Couple

          It was just such a nice pleasanr place to stay, where staff were very nice, hotel was lovely and atmosphere was great.

          • Average rating
            9.2
        • Older travelers

          Wedding reception all exceptional from set up to food exceptional staff, Courtesy rooms

          The room next to us had a smoker and the staff responded

          • Average rating
            9.2
        • Group of friends

          i stayed at the newpark last weekend for a wedding. Staff and service was excellent and indeed flawless. Hotel in general recieved a face lift since my last stay some years back and found the new look much iimproved, classic and clean-rooms are exceptionally comfortable. For a 4 star hotel, i would be expecting a hotel spa as to validate the price per rooms

          though a shower door would have been ideal.Breakfast would ideally be more welcomed until 12pm especially for wedding parties. perhaps hotel would consider allowing guests optional breakfast as room service?

          • Average rating
            8.2
        • Couple

          The spa treatments were wonderful - I had booked the signature package. I loved the relaxation room and platter of fresh fruits after. Very pleasant and welcoming staff. The bed was very comfortable in the bedroom. The bar/serving staff were extremely helpful with catering for my annoying food restrictions and went out of their way to ensure we were happy with our meal.

          A little bit noisy (I think there was a hen party on our corridor). A little thing, but thought it was odd that the reception desk was not right inside the front door. We ended up trailing our cases through the bar (difficult when it was full with rugby enthusiasts) and when heading back out to the car we met a wedding coming in the front door so nipped out through the bar again so as not to disturb or intrude. Just a little thing. Oh and with the 'signature' treatment, it would have been nice to enjoy my welcoming tea in the relaxation room and talked through how the treatments would go - just so I could fully relax into it. But the treatments were amazing, I was so relaxed after I need nodded off in the relaxation room. Grateful to the fresh water and fruit platter to per me back up. Very indulgent indeed!!

          • Average rating
            9.2
        • Group of friends

          I did like the lobby with the firestove.

          After a heavy rain ,the ceiling in the room we were on started leaking.Also this room was in another newbuilt area of the hotel that looked cheap and some of the parts outside the room havent been painted even.After complaining and transfering to another room,that room had everwhere spiders and spiderwebs,plus the heating wasnt working at all in the main room,only in the bathroom.I wouldnt really recomend that hotel . I have to add here that near the lobby there were mtf walls that havent been even plastered or painted.

          • Average rating
            3.8
        • Single

          I was on a business trip and hotel suited my needs. The rates were very competitive.

          • Average rating
            10.0
        • Older travelers

          Very convenient for city.We ate in both bar and diningroom and enjoyed them very much,Leisure centre very good.

          On the first morning of our stay the hairdryer in room went on fire ,we reported it immediately but felt the response was very poor. As far as we are aware no one checked the hairdryer during our 2-day stay. We felt for health and safety reasons this was priority.

          • Average rating
            7.8
        • Older travelers

          convenient to kilkenny,staff really helpful.

          The room was old fashion.

          • Average rating
            7.4
        • Couple

          Food at hotel was lovely and service in restaurant was very good.

          Room we stayed in was above a laundry room and could be quite noisy. Also hotel in need of decoration.

          • Average rating
            5.4
        • Group of friends

          I really enjoyed the outdoor hot tub and the spa facilities.

          I found the rooms were way too warm. I felt the breakfast could have been of a higher standard.

          • Average rating
            6.2
        • Group of friends

          Stayed 3 nights for a wedding. Wedding drinks receptionin the lobbey was excellant. Also the food and service at the meal was of a very high qua;ity.

          perhaps there could be moe lift facillities. Corridors are long especially if you need to return to room frequently.

          • Average rating
            8.2
        • Couple

          Stayed in the Newpark while attending a wedding. Got a fantastic deal on Booked.net which was for a standard room. Common areas i.e. Foyer, Bar and fuction room were newly decorated and really lovely. Room was fine for the night. It was basic in its finish but clean and had everything you needed. Did see a superior room which a friend was staying in. This was gorgeous but did cost twice as much as my room. Food was excellent, staff were lovely. Location is a few mins outside Kilkenny city but is within walking distance and having stayed here a lot one of the best hotels in the area

          • Average rating
            9.2
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