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Alcantra B&B in Kilkenny is a modern comfortable home with warm spacious bedrooms – all with en-suite bathroom and television. Only a 10 minute walk from the heart of town, Alcantra’s central location is hard to beat.  Your hosts, Liam & Brigid Holohan ensure a warm welcome awaits you at Alcantra B&B. They are happy to share their wealth of local knowledge with guests, and take great pleasure in recommending and arranging tours of the surrounding area. You are welcome to relax in the lounge or conservatory, with a cup of tea and some traditional home baking.

All guestrooms at Alcantra are warm, comfortable and spacious.

Room Features & Amenities Include:

  • All rooms en-suite
  • Hair dryers supplied
  • In-room televison.
  • Private Parking.
  • Assistance with Itineraries & Tours provided.
  • Irish language spoken.

Alcantra B&Bs provides a sumptuous Full Irish Breakfast each morning.

A ‘Full Irish Breakfast’ typically consists of bacon (rashers!), sausages, black & white pudding, eggs, toast, tea or coffee.
A selection of cereals, fruit & juices are also available to those who may not wish to start their day with too much salty meat!

Kilkenny City

On the Map: Kilkenny City is located in County Kilkenny, in the southeast midlands of Ireland. Kilkenny is well-served by a good network of roads – the M9/N10 from Dublin (to the northeast) and N9/N10 from Waterford City (to the south).

Kilkenny, or the Marble City as it is known, is one of Ireland’s oldest towns, and proud of it. Its array of ancient buildings is unrivalled. It is renowned for being a vibrant cultural center, devoted to the musical and visual arts. Its two most impressive landmarks are Kilkenny Castle, founded in 1172 and privately owned until 1967, and St. Canice’s Cathedral. The current structure of the cathedral dates from the 13th century, though this is nowhere near the beginning of its story, which is rich in folklore and legend. There is no shortage of pubs to explore and enjoy in Kilkenny and during the summer the city is always full of life. The summer also sees the city host an Arts Festival and a very highly regarded Comedy Festival called the Cat Laughs.

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