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4.0 out of 5

"Ease of access, good parking facility, value for money " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 18 Jan 2020

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Hotel Description

The spacious rooms at The Hoban Hotel Killkenny get high marks from our customers. During your stay, you'll be within walking distance of Talbots Tower. Features include free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking, plus a restaurant. This 3-star hotel has 80 rooms over 3 floors. Each room includes amenities such as free WiFi and a TV.

  • All rooms offer TVs, premium bedding and coffee/tea makers
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Grab something to eat at the restaurant or stop for a drink at the bar/lounge
  • Full breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services and luggage storage
  • Guests really like the accommodation for the cleanliness, spaciousness and overall comfort
  • 6 minutes by car from Kilkenny Castle and 8 minutes from Nowlan Park

Standard Double Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
€53* Per night/room 9 Apr - 10 Apr

Standard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Triple Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Single Room, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Standard Double Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

The Hoban Hotel Killkenny ratings based on 16 verified reviews

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Guest reviews for The Hoban Hotel Killkenny

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4 out of 5
Ease of access, good parking facility, value for money

Posted by on 18 Jan 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 16 Sep 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 27 Aug 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 20 May 2019

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5 out of 5
Bed very comfy, brealfast very good and tasty. All in all nothing to complain about.

Posted by on 16 Jan 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 11 Sep 2018

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5 out of 5

Excellent value for money

Was staying in Kilkenny for work so just needed somewhere to sleep. As the hotel was such a bargain price to be honest I was not expecting much. Lovely hotel, bar/lobby area and room, all very clean and had everything I needed. About a 10 min drive from where I needed to go in the City. Found the hotel easily with my gps brought me straight to the door. Had a beautiful breakfast the next morning, food was delicious huge selection and almost half the price of what I have paid in other hotels. Would definitely recommend

Posted by on 4 Sep 2018

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5 out of 5

Great hotel

Booked last minute and not sure what to expect but so glad we did. My husband two sons and I were supposed to stay one night as we were camping and there was a thunder storm on the way but ended up staying two nights. Can't express just how lovely the staff were, so friendly and helpful and chatty, by far the most pleasant and attentive I've come across, always with a smile and took the time to listen to my youngest son rambling on!!! Hotel itself lovely, clean, comfortable and well kept with a fabulous breakfast spread and gorgeous dinner menu, great wifi and comfy rooms and only 20 min walk into centre of Kilkenny. Would highly recommend and hope to visit again in the not too distant future.

Posted by , from Dublin on 24 Jul 2017

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5 out of 5

A nice basic hotel with everything you need

very central for touring the area,the only thing missing was a nice evening restaurant.

Posted by on 1 Jul 2017

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4 out of 5

Cheap and cheerful

Perfect for a one night stay to attend a function in another hotel that wanted 3 times the price for a room there. Taxi fare €8. No contest

Posted by on 12 Jan 2017

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About the The Hoban Hotel Killkenny

Location Ring Road, Kilkenny, Kilkenny

Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from 27 March 2020 to 30 April 2020 (dates subject to change).

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. You'll find a business centre on site. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. The business-friendly The Hoban Hotel Killkenny also features multilingual staff, a garden, and concierge services. You'll have access to the indoor pool at a partner property. Free self parking is available. This 3-star Kilkenny hotel is smoke free.

  • 80 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Concierge
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cots/infant beds


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Dublin (DUB) (138.6 km / 86.1 mi)
  • Train station: Kilkenny Station (5.2 km / 3.3 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Hoban Hotel Killkenny offers 80 forms of accommodation with laptop-compatible safes and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Cots/infant beds (complimentary) are also available. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Television
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Cots (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Heating
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a full breakfast daily from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

1801 Restaurant and Bar – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: EUR 13.20 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in fee: EUR 15 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 30.00 (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland) assigns an official star rating for accommodation in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 3 stars.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.