We have 5 rooms in total.
1. Bunk bed, shared bathroom
2. Bunk + sing bed, shared bathroom
3. Single bed + double bed, private en-suite bathroom
4. Double bed and bunk bed, shared bathroom
5. Three bunk beds, private en-suite bathroom
The accommodation is clean, warm and comfortable. Continental breakfast is included in the price. It is in a quiet area but only a five minute walk into the centre of Kilkenny. Very close by are Kilkenny Castle, Rothe House, St. Canice's Cathedral, cinema, swimming pool, fitness centre, golf, cycling, walking trails.
You will have use of the kitchen and outdoor smoking area. There is free off street car parking and space to store bicycles.
Interaction with Guests
Although I do not live at the property, I will be always available to my guests during their stay to ensure an enjoyable stay.
It is a lovely quiet neighbourhood but only a five minute walk to the centre of Kilkenny.
Buses stop just down the street and the train station is a 20 minute walk.
Caroline said she would not be there when we arrived but to collect the keys at the B&B, which was fine with us. However when we arrived, nobody at the B&B was expecting us and we had a bit of a wait to get keys etc. The staff were very nice, but were unsure whether or not we were to come down to the B&B for breakfast, which had been included in the price. We were not told that we would actually be staying in a hostel (which was not manned - we found the front door unlocked at one stage when we returned) and when we went back down the following morning for breakfast, the morning staff were not aware that we were coming. They were helpful and finally did give us the full (and excellent!) breakfast when we explained how much we had paid for the room in the hostel, which they thought was more than normal. Cannot fault the staff, they went above and beyond for us, but the place was not as described and certainly did not match the photos, and was very expensive for what was essentially a dorm room.
Caroline was a friendly and helpful host. The room i stayed in was really good value for money. The location of the house is perfect as it is only a short walk from the centre of town but far enough away to avoid the noise of the partying hoards.
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