Kinnitty Castle Hotel, located in the picturesque village of Kinnitty Co. Offaly & nestled in the foothills of the Slieve Bloom Mountains, offers the perfect setting for a romantic castle break in Ireland. Enter via the winding avenue, and take in breathtaking views of the 13th century castle, seated on 650 acres of parkland. Enter the lavish, medieval revival castle, drenched in original features, heritage colors and regal atmospheres, dating back to 1209. Wander through the fine settings of the Library Bar, The Sli Dala Restaurant and the Drawing Room – all with magnificent character. Relax beside the unique open fires, and enjoy the best of local cuisine, prepared by Executive Chef, Anthony Holland. Rest in the opulence of high-ceilinged bedrooms, cast iron roll-top baths, and original features in keeping with the period of the property. Kinnitty Castle Hotel – a little piece of Irish Magic in the heart of the Irish Midlands.
There are 37 distinctively styled guestrooms at Kinnitty Castle. Each luxurious room retains an original, cultivated style that is in keeping with the period of the property. High ceilings, along with opulent fabrics and period furniture, effortlessly highlight the singular heritage of the Castle. Each guestroom is individual, even down to the keys, and many of the rooms retain their original features. Every room offers guests a sense of Irish tradition and Hospitality.
All Guestrooms Feature:
- Laundry and Ironing Facilities
- Tea & Coffee Hospitality Tray
- Crisp Linens
- Extensive Range of Toiletries
- 24-Hour Room Service
Please note that Kinnitty Castle does not have an elevator.
Slí Dala Restaurant:
The warm ambience of the Slí Dala Restaurant offers an elegant fine-dining experience. Enjoy gourmet cuisine, under the expert guidance of Executive Chef Anthony Holland. The well-appointed restaurant offers guests the perfect setting in which to enjoy a candlelit evening, overlooking the Castle’s beautifully manicured gardens. The Slí Dala Restaurant is open all week from 6.30pm to 9pm
Join us in the afternoon where we serve an extensive menu in our bright and spacious Library Bar. The Bar offers the ideal atmosphere in which to sit back and relax with a book. In the evening, indulge yourself with your favorite drink. Relax, unwind and sink into deep luxurious couches beside an open log fire. The comfortable environment offers you the perfect way to end your evening before retiring to your room.The Library Bar is open daily and serves food from 12:00 noon to 9:00pm.
The Dungeon Bar:
Return to a period in time where Traditional Music and Dance where an important part of Irish Culture. With decor and atmosphere resembling an old Irish Pub, the Dungeon Bar opens to the public on Friday and Saturday Nights and all day Sunday. Come along and enjoy Traditional Music sessions from 10pm on Friday & Saturday Nights.
The Town of Birr:
The Heritage town of Birr in the centre of Ireland, is home to Birr Castle Demesne which was developed by the Parsons family over the last four hundred years. During this period, the Parsons family made unique contributions to astronomy, photography, engineering and botany. Birr Castle is the oldest inhabited home in the county. A main feature on the grounds of the castle is the great Leviathan of Parsonstown, an astronomical telescope with a 72-inch metal mirror erected by the third Earl of Rosse, which was, until 1917, the largest telescope in the world. Birr is a designated Irish Heritage Town with a carefully preserved Georgian heritage. Birr itself has graceful wide streets and elegant buildings. Many of the houses in John’s Place and Oxmantown Mall have exquisite fanlight windows of the Georgian period. Attractions in (or near) Birr include: Angling, Birdwatching, Light Entertainment, Gardens, Golf, Horse Riding, Mountain Climbing, Outdoor Pursuits and Touring.