Barberstown Castle - Straffan

Straffan, Straffan, Irelandshow map
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Overview

The 4-star Barberstown Castle Hotel is set just 1.9 km from Straffan Butterfly Farm. Opened in 1288, the hotel attracts visitors with its historical architecture.

The city center is 5 minutes' walk of the property. It will take 65 minutes to get from the hotel to Kilkenny by car.

Guests can reach Barberstown Castle Hotel from Dublin airport within 35 minutes' drive.

Rooms

Offering climate control, a sitting area, a personal computer, a work desk and IDD telephone, classic guestrooms boast a beautiful interior. They offer private bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and terry bathrobes.

Eat & Drink

The garden restaurant serves French dishes. Guests can relax in the Irish bar serving relaxing drinks. Tea Rooms at Barberstown Castle are located within 450 meters away.

Services

The hotel offers a designated smoking area, a safe deposit box and a lift and such services as concierge service, turndown service and porter service.

Relax

Leisure options include a nightclub, a library and a golf course.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of rooms:   55.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

TV

Leisure/ TV room

Elevator

Lift

Meeting facilities

Business services

Sports & Fitness

  • Horseback riding
  • Golf course

Services

  • Room service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Special diet menus

Business

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Spa & Leisure

  • Night club
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Library

Room features

  • Heating
  • Sitting area

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries

Media

  • Television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-out07:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 12 yearsExtra bedThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • City landmarks
The Steam Museum & Lodge Park Walled GardenThe Steam Museum & Lodge Park Walled Garden700 ft
Steam MuseumSteam Museum300 ft StraffanIreland
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Straffan Butterfly FarmStraffan Butterfly Farm1.2 miOvidstown
Cliff at LyonsCliff at Lyons3.4 miLyons Road
Maynooth CastleMaynooth Castle4.8 miMain Street
Johnstown Garden CentreJohnstown Garden Centre5.2 miDublin Road
Wonderful BarnWonderful Barn5.2 miM4 Motorway
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Airports
Dublin (DUB)16.6 mi
Kilkenny (KKY)53.9 mi
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Reviews
8.0
FabulousBased on  5  reviews
  • 6.6
    Good

    Hotel itself is lovely and rooms are lovely and clean

    I booked Barberstown Castle as a treat for my partners 40th Birthday, as a young couple we enjoy having a nice meal and relaxing in a bar with some entertainment. On both Booked.net and Barberstown Castles website, they both said that there was live entertainment on the weekends. What they didn't say was that the live entertainment was someone playing a piano in a different room and that it finished at 11.30, which meant we were sitting there on our own in a bar with nothing happening. Website should have also stated the hotel bar was the same size of our bedroom, it was very small, very dark and seats were very uncomfortable, I do appreciate that it is a bar in a castle and it was fitting in with surroundings, we found sitting in the bar very uncomfortable and boring. If we had of known that the 'Live entertainment' was a piano playing in another room finishing at 11.30pm, I definitely would not have booked this hotel. We were completely disillusioned by this statement and found for the price that we paid for one nights stay that this live entertainment was not acceptable. The restaurant was also very expensive, in fact nothing about this hotel was cheap and considering the current climate, this hotel was booked with high expectations for the price we were paying. €250 per room and €170 for meal and wine is a lot of money for one night in a 4 star hotel, considering we got the cheapest wine on the menu and then to sit in a bar with no entertainment is not acceptable. We spoke to Manager on duty Sat night and asked to see General Manager on Sun but nothing happened. Would not recommend to anyone

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    The hotel is lovely & quaint. It was exactly the type of room I enjoy, with the 4 poster bed & a lovely view of the grounds. I are in the tea room & the food was delicious!

  • 6.6
    Good

    Staff were friendly. Location was good. Food was excellent

    Stayed in room 7. Wasn't very impressed with the decor. Room was extremely hot when waking up in the morning! Could have done with umbrellas at reception for guests to use to go to function room!

  • 9.2
    Superb

    My stay at the Castle was very comfortable, the staff were very attentive, I enjoyed my stay there. The rooms were very clean and tidy, could not fault the hotel. Keep doing what you are doing Barerstown Castle as it clearly works!! I will be back at some point.

    Could not fault the facilities or the staff.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    ダブリンからバスで50分~1時間で行くことができるため、気軽に行くことができる。 伝統的な豪華さがあって、ちょっと贅沢な気分になれる。

    誕生日にかけて宿泊し、チェックインの際に誕生日の記念で宿泊しに来たことを告げたが、特に何もなかった。 他のホテルのように、ほんの気持ちだけでも何かして欲しかった。 それだけでも満足感が違うのに・・。

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best 4 Star Hotels in Ireland

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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-out07:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 12 yearsExtra bedThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Dublin (DUB)16.6 mi
Kilkenny (KKY)53.9 mi
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