Butler House - 4**** Guesthouse | Kilkenny Tourism

Butler House - 4**** Guesthouse


Accommodation in Kilkenny at Butler House

Butler House is a beautiful four-star guest house Kilkenny City, boasting contemporary furnishings combined with magnificent original features. The stunning Georgian residence features sweeping staircases, magnificent plastered ceilings, marble fireplaces and a charming walled garden. Explore the unique features of the guesthouse including the internationally renowned Butler Walled Garden, a charming Georgian garden which has been restored to its former glory and boasts its own private entrance to the iconic Kilkenny Castle.



Upper Patrick Street, Co. Kilkenny.

Butler House boasts a superb location in the centre of historic Kilkenny. Through the back door you will find Patrick Street, which leads to the commercial centre of the city, where you will find an array of shops, bars and restaurants.

Facilities and Services 

• Conference and Meeting Facilities • Wedding Facilities • Free Car Parking • Babysitting Services • Complimentary Mineral Water • Complimentary Full Irish Breakfast • Complimentary WiFi • TV and DVD Player


Butler House has established itself as an exclusive and unique location for civil wedding ceremonies and wedding photography. Choose from 3 magnificent reception rooms, with plasterwork ceilings and large bow windows overlooking a Georgian walled garden and a backdrop of Kilkenny Castle. This historical and dignified house is an ideal venue for the solemnisation of civil marriage.


Butler House can cater for small gatherings, to medium-sized conferences of up to 120 people, in a variety of configurations. Butler House has established itself as a premier location for conferences, corporate events and training courses. Our three magnificent reception rooms and one boardroom suite, all have large bow windows, high ceilings and inspiring views of both our walled garden and Kilkenny Castle. 


Butler House has been awarded the prestigious accolade of – Unique Luxury Hotel of the Year 2016. The Luxury Travel Guide Awards recognise quality and prestige in all sections of the luxury travel and tourism industry across the world. Each year nominees across various categories are short listed before voting is opened to The Luxury Travel Guide’s half a million subscribers worldwide. These awards represent the pinnacle of hospitality achievement, championing the very best in their respective fields: to come out on top is truly an achievement they are very proud of at Butler House. Butler House have always strived to deliver excellence in all aspects of the business and to receive such a prestigious accolade is truly rewarding.


  • Official 4* Rating. 
  • 13 bedrooms.
  • Breakfast served daily in the refurbished stables of Kilkenny Castle.
  • Walled Garden.
  • Conference facilities can cater for up to 120 people.

See the Butler House website for details - www.butler.ie