September 2013 news: Kilkenny city is the second cleanest of all towns and cities in Ireland according to the IBAL Litter League!
About Kilkenny City
Court is to be found in Kilkenny - Ireland's medieval city. Visitors
will find the quiet courtyard's central location perfect for exploring
the medieval streets which give Kilkenny City it's distinctive
A unique cultural experience may be enjoyed at the
13th century St. Canices Cathedral. The modern Watergate Theatre
offers regular performances. A wide variety of interesting
restaurants, sophisticated fashion boutiques and vibrant
pubs abound - all within a short walk from Butler Court.
are world-class golf courses, renowned equestrian facilities and
excellent fishing - offering a challenge to both beginners and
Butler Court, Kilkenny. With your own electronic key, you are free
to enjoy the pleasures of this compact and historic Irish city
at your own pace.
Welcome to Butler Court Guest Accommodation, Kilkenny
Far from the Madding Crowd - but not too far!
Butler Court offers you a central, quiet courtyard setting with modern accommodation where you'll receive a warm Irish welcome from hosts Yvonne and John. The hospitality is of a professional yet informal nature. Yvonne and John are genuinely delighted to fill your days with lots of hidden gems in the Kilkenny area. Formerly a Carriage House & Stable Yard for Kilkenny Castle, Butler Court combines the charms of a bygone era with an unbeatable city centre location to provide the perfect break.
"Two Co Kilkenny restaurants, Lady Helen (at Mount Juliet) and Campagne have been named for the first time in the prestigious Michelin Guide. The two are among nine Irish restaurants included in the 2014 edition each awarded one star" Butler Court is situated within easy walking distance of Campagne and a short drive to Mount Juliet in Thomastown.
"Kilkenny among world's top ten friendliest cities"
Kilkenny has been ranked the friendliest city in Europe by readers of the Conde Nast travel magazine. Confirming its status as one of the country's top tourist destinations, the Marble City was voted the ninth most welcoming place on the globe. It was the only European city to make the top ten, with readers praising the city's clean air and many pubs. "People were always greeting you," said one visitor, who also praised the town's "wonderful restaurants, historical venues and stores."
We are located within easy reach of the National Ploughing Championship 2013 which runs September 24th to 26th in Ratheniska, Stradbally, Co. Laois.
THE READER: Small hotel in heart of medieval Kilkenny
traveling in Ireland recently, my husband and I stayed in
the medieval town of Kilkenny. Amid the castle and abbey
ruins we found wonderful guest accommodations at Butler
Court. Striking a nice balance between a large hotel and
a bed and breakfast, it has large comfortable rooms and
is within walking distance of everything. A continental
breakfast was provided in our room so we could eat at our
leisure and in our pajamas. The fresh fruit, juice, coffee,
tea, cereal, milk and scones were delicious and more than
ample. Our helpful hostess, Yvonne Dalton, recommended restaurants,
pubs with music and sites to see in and around the city..."
Butler Court, Patrick Street, Kilkenny, Ireland. 011-353-56-77-61-178