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Butler House



As it stands and based on current difficult circumstances faced by the Tourism and Hospitality industry it is with great sadness that we have reluctantly decided to remain closed until further notice


We are fully committed to welcoming back our guests and dedicated staff as soon as we possible can. We are continuing to examine all options to reopen our business as quickly as possible.For those of you with an upcoming reservation, we are currently contacting all guests.


During our closure, we are available to answer any queries you may have by email at res@butler.ie,  Stay safe and well and we wll see you all again soon.


From all the Team



We would like to assure you that the health and safety of both our future guests and our team members is, and always has been the top priority at Butler House. We are delighted to be part of the Fáilte Ireland COVID-19 Safety Charter.


If you are planning a visit to Kilkenny in the future, our team members will be  ready to welcome you with the warm Kilkenny hospitality you've come to expect.


You can see more information on our 'Taking Care of You' Policy here.


We are also delighted to be part of the 'Stay & Spend' Scheme, allowing our guests to claim an income tax credit on expenditure on accommodation, food and non-alcoholic drinks until April 30th 2021. 


Butler House and Garden is the charming Dower House of Kilkenny Castle since 1786.


This unique House in Kilkenny brings history, charm, romance and a warm welcome to all who visit. Sleep, dine or celebrate those milestones in life in timeless and unique surroundings.


The superb location of Butler House offers visitors the very best of Kilkenny City. Through the front door, you will find Patrick Street, a two-minute walk to the centre. Through the back door, you will find the internationally renowned Butler House Walled Garden. This charming Georgian Garden was restored to its former glory in 1999 and boasts its own private entrance to the Castle yard and Kilkenny Castle. 


Butler House and Garden is a proud member of Ireland's Blue Book, a prestigious collection of Ireland's most charming and stylish hideaways.

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Butler House, 16 Patrick Street, Kilkenny City, Ireland

T: +353 (0)56 7722828 | E: res@butler.ie

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