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Places to Stay in Kildare

Welcome to the heart and soul of “Ireland’s Ancient East.” Kildare offers a perfect mix of rural beauty and urban vibe that appeals to all those looking to visit Kildare. From its rolling hills to enchanting castles and rich history, Kildare promises a breathtaking holiday experience. Are you planning a trip to Ireland? Take advantage of this stunning county! But where should you stay while you’re in Kildare? Luckily, there are plenty of excellent places to stay in Kildare, whether you’re looking for a luxury hotel or a cosy bed and breakfast. In this post, we’ll take you through some of the best places to stay in Kildare, highlighting their amenities and what makes each one special.


The K Club – The K Club is a luxurious hotel and country club in Straffan, Co. Kildare. It offers visitors an authentic Irish experience with its picturesque landscapes and stunning views of the surrounding countryside. The K Club has something for everyone. Its five-star amenities include a spa, golf course, fine dining restaurants, and spacious event conference facilities. The K Club also features outdoor activities like clay pigeon shooting, horse riding, fishing trips, and other activities that allow guests to explore the lush surroundings. Its convenient location near Dublin airport is an ideal destination for business and leisure travellers. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or want to relax in the countryside, the K Club is the perfect place to stay in Kildare.

The K Club

Carton House Hotel – Carton House Hotel in Maynooth, Kildare, is the perfect place to stay when visiting this stunning county. Located on 1,100 acres of beautiful parkland, the Hotel offers a variety of accommodation options, from luxurious guestrooms to private suites and villas, all with breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. The Hotel also provides superb cuisine with restaurants and bars on site. The Hotel also features two fantastic golf courses, where visitors can test their skills while taking in panoramic views of the estate. Carton House also boasts a leisure centre with an indoor pool, sauna, steam room and gym. For those who wish to relax even further, there is a full-service spa offering several treatments, including massage and beauty therapies. At Carton House Hotel, guests are assured of excellent service by knowledgeable staff who will go out of their way to make sure your stay is enjoyable and comfortable throughout. It is definitely worth considering if you are looking for somewhere to stay in Kildare that offers luxurious surroundings and top accommodation choices.

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Carton House Hotel 

Barberstown CastleBarberstown Castle is the perfect location if you’re looking for something more historic, consider a stay at Barberstown Castle, located in Straffan Kildare. This 13th-century castle has been beautifully restored and features charming rooms, a fine dining restaurant, and lovely gardens.This property is one of the first great Irish country houses to display its splendour to the outside world when it opened as a small guesthouse in 1971. It has maintained the elegance of design over eight Centuries by sympathetically blending its Victorian and Elizabethan extensions with the original Medieval Castle Keep of 1288. It was a former home of the acclaimed Musician Mr. Eric Clapton from 1979 – 1987, where famous rockstars came to stay and played music into the early hours in their Green Room & Castle Keep. 

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Barberstown Castle 

Kilkea CastleKilkea Castle is a luxurious and elegant place to stay when visiting Kildare. Located in the heart of the Irish countryside, Kilkea Castle offers guests the opportunity to experience a unique and relaxing stay surrounded by stunning scenery. From its stunning architecture to its lush gardens, Kilkea Castle is a destination that captivates all who visit. Inside the castle, guests will find spacious and well-appointed rooms with modern amenities and beautiful views of the surrounding area. With an onsite spa facility, restaurants such as Hermionesa golf course and a bar, guests can unwind in total comfort while taking in the tranquil atmosphere of Kilkea Castle. Whether you’re looking for a romantic escape or just some time away from it all, Kilkea Castle is an ideal choice for your stay in Kildare.

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Osprey Hotel – Osprey Hotel is a modern Hotel that boasts an excellent location in Naas, just a short drive from the Curragh racecourse. The Hotel features contemporary rooms, a full-service spa, and a stunning rooftop garden. You will be spoiled for choice with their dining options. Herald & Devoy Restaurant offers a delightful mix of European and classical Irish flavours. The Osprey Bar serves a delicious all-day dining menu, and hosts live music on weekends. Indulge in Osprey Spa and relax in their Leisure Club, with a 20m deck level pool, sauna and steam rooms or work out in our fully equipped gym.

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Osprey Hotel

Maynooth Campus Conference & Accommodation – If you’re looking for affordable accommodation in Kildare, consider a stay at Maynooth Campus Conference & Accommodation. This purpose-built conference centre offers comfortable rooms and excellent facilities. Located on the historic grounds at St Patrick’s College and Maynooth University, they provide accommodation, meeting and dining services for visitors, conference delegates, summer school students, event attendees and participants in sports and cultural programmes.

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Maynooth Campus 

Cliff at Lyons Cliff at Lyons is a luxury hotel in rural Celbridge, Kildare occupying an unusual collection of historic rose-clad buildings, including a mill and former dovecote, in rural Kildare. The Cliff at Lyons Hotel in Kildare is home to two-Michelin star restaurant Aimsir and the multi-award-winning The Well in The Garden spa. The rooms and suites are stylishly designed, offering guests an onsight coffee and gift shop.

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Cliff At Lyons 

Robertstown Holiday VillageRobertstown Holiday Village in Robertstown, Kildare, is the perfect place for a relaxing getaway. Situated on the banks of the Grand Canal, this picturesque village offers visitors the chance to explore some of Ireland’s most beautiful countryside. Its traditional pubs, charming shops and scenic walks make it a great place to enjoy a peaceful break away from everyday life. The accommodation provided at Robertstown Holiday Village is both comfortable and affordable. From luxury lodges to cosy cottages, there’s something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for an intimate couples’ retreat or a family-friendly holiday, you can find something that suits your needs here. Each cottage comes complete with self-catering facilities and added extras such as patio furniture and satellite TV.

Robertstown Holiday Village

Stay Barrow Blueway – Stay Barrow Blueway is a great place to stay in Monasterevin, Kildare. Located near the River Barrow, this Hotel provides guests with an escape from city life and the perfect opportunity to explore the picturesque landscape. The modern and luxurious facilities here make it an ideal spot for a relaxing getaway. Guests will enjoy beautifully decorated rooms with elegant furniture, TVs, Nespresso coffee, comfortable beds, free Wi-Fi and much more. 

Stay Borrow Blueway 

Ballindrum FarmBallindrum Farm in Kildare is the perfect place to stay for a tranquil and peaceful escape. Located on a farm estate in Athy South Kildare, this picturesque rural getaway offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside. The farmhouse itself is beautifully maintained, with comfortable guest rooms featuring modern amenities such as en-suite bathrooms. Guests can enjoy various activities at Ballindrum Farm, including farm tours or touring Ireland’s ancient East. There’s also food onsite from ‘Marys Menu’, which serves delicious homemade food made with fresh produce from the farm. Whether you’re looking for an idyllic rural retreat or an adventure-filled weekend away, Ballindrum Farm has something for everyone.

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Ballindrum Farm

Killashee Hotel – The Killashee Hotel, located in Naas Kildare, is an excellent choice for those looking for a luxurious and relaxing place to stay. It is set on a large estate with beautifully landscaped gardens and gorgeous countryside views. The Hotel offers various services to ensure guests have the perfect experience. From fine dining options, spa treatments, an indoor pool, golf course access, and even wine-tasting experiences – there’s something for everyone here! Its convenient location near Dublin makes it an ideal base for exploring Ireland’s capital city. Guests can expect top-notch hospitality and attention to detail at this beautiful Hotel. Whether you’re looking for relaxation or an exciting adventure – Killashee is the perfect destination.

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Killashee Hotel

Moyvalley Hotel & Golf ResortMoyvalley Hotel and Golf Resort is a luxurious place to stay in Kildare. It’s nestled in the beautiful countryside, providing an ideal setting for a relaxing getaway. The resort offers a range of accommodation options, from traditional hotel rooms to luxurious suites with stunning views of the nearby golf course. The onsite golf course is great for golfers of all levels, and there are plenty of activities available for those who prefer to take a more leisurely approach.

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Moyvalley Hotel 

Clanard Court HotelClanard Court Hotel– This modern 4* hotel in Athy offers comfortable rooms, a spa, afternoon tea and an excellent restaurant. It is also conveniently located for exploring the nearby attractions, such as the Irish National Stud.

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Clanard Court Hotel

Lawlor’s of Naas – Staying at Lawlor’s of Naas is a great way to experience the beauty and tranquillity of Kildare. Lawlor’s Hotel, located in the centre of Naas town in County Kildare, is a four-star hotel known far and wide for over 100 years as a great meeting point where genuine service and quality food offer visitors the best of Irish hospitality. Lawlor’s has a range of dining experiences for all their guests, with two restaurants to choose from and their stunning Lobby. Enjoy delicious food and drink from a full Irish in the Bistro to dinner with an accompanying wine in Vi’s or afternoon tea in the Lobby. They have something for everyone. 

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Lawlors Hotel Naas

Forest Farm Caravan & CampingForest Farm Caravan and Camping in Athy, Kildare, is a great place to stay for families looking for a fun and relaxed holiday spot. Located on a family farm, it is close to many things to do in Athy. There is an abundance of lush greenery with scenic views and fresh country air, perfect for outdoor activities like hiking, cycling or exploring the countryside. There are options when it comes to staying in Forest Farm Caravan and Camping – travellers can either bring their own tent, campervan or caravan. Overall, Forest Farm Caravan and Camping is an ideal place for families after an enjoyable holiday away from any hustle or bustle of city life. With its idyllic natural setting and range of activities available – there’s something for everyone here!

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Forest Farm Caravan & Camping 

The Courtyard Hotel – The Courtyard Hotel in Kildare is an excellent choice for lodging while visiting Ireland’s Ancient East. Situated in Leixlip, this Hotel offers a comfortable experience with all the amenities one would expect from a modern accommodation. The Hotel has spacious and well-appointed guest rooms, each equipped with modern comforts such as complimentary Wi-Fi and televisions. The onsite restaurant serves delectable Irish cuisine, and there is also a bar serving refreshing beverages that will hit the spot after a long day of exploring. Those looking to explore further can find many attractions nearby, such as Punchestown Racecourse, Kildare Village Shopping Outlet, and more. The Courtyard Hotel in Kildare is an ideal base for anyone looking for a relaxing stay while exploring Ireland’s Ancient East. Its convenient location and great amenities provide guests with everything they need for an enjoyable stay. 

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Court Yard Hotel 

The Club at Goffs – Located just outside Naas, The Club at Goffs is a unique, luxury boutique hotel in the heart of thoroughbred county Kildare. Arrive with a warm welcome and ease into a stay of country-club comfort, exceptional food and quality service. Experience classical modern dining from a restaurant led by Derry and Sallyanne Clarke. Drink in the atmosphere perched at their aptly named horseshoe bar.

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The Club at Goffs

The Keadeen Hotel- The Keadeen Hotel is located on the outskirts of Newbridge. It offers guests various dining options, including the casual Saddlers, open daily for lunch and dinner, or an evening relaxing by the fire in The Atrium Lounge for afternoon beverages or cocktails, or The Bay Leaf can be your romantic or special occasion dining destination on Saturday evenings. Residents and members can unwind or keep fit in The CLUB Gym|Pool|Leisure Centre – a purpose-built facility which includes an indoor Heated Pool, Sauna, Steam Room, Hot Tub, Fitness/Yoga studio and a Fully Equipped Gym. Complementing the luxurious interiors are their extensive and beautifully manicured award-winning gardens making it a total oasis of relaxation whether your stay with them is for business or leisure.

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Keadeen Hotel

The Glenroyal Hotel – The Glenroyal Hotel is a family-owned property located in the heart of Kildare in the ancient town of Maynooth. Their tastefully decorated 4-Star property encompasses a traditional Irish welcome & a celebrated family atmosphere. With some of the best restaurants in Maynooth County Kildare, the Glenroyal Hotel with Arkle Bar, The Enclosure Restaurant & Shoda Market Cafe promises to delight both casual & seasoned diners alike or relax at their Noa Spa with a carefully selected range of luxurious treatments to enhance your experience from holistic well-being to a program specifically designed for you and your needs. 

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Kildare House HotelThe Kildare House Hotel is a Family-run & owned Hotel situated in the heart of Kildare town. It is a 6-minute walk to the pedestrian entrance of Kildare Village Outlet Shopping and a 5-minute drive to the Curragh Racecourse, National Stud and Japanese Gardens. Their dining options in Gallops Bar & Restaurant offer a mix of family fare and tasty European dishes set in a bright and lively environment. Perfect for a relaxed breakfast, lunch or dinner, their dining space allows guests to choose from a varied and delicious menu, catering for all tastes.

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Kildare House Hotel 

Bray House–  Bray House is a lovely guesthouse located in Kildare, Ireland. It offers comfortable and clean accommodation at an affordable price. The rooms are tastefully decorated with modern furnishings and amenities to ensure guests have a pleasant stay. The staff are friendly and welcoming, ensuring everything runs smoothly. The surrounding area of Bray House is beautiful, with stunning countryside views and plenty of activities for visitors to enjoy. There are guided tours of the farm and tractor drives for children and a babysitting service. Overall, Bray House is an ideal place for travellers looking for a quiet getaway or those looking to explore the beautiful countryside of Kildare. Its friendly staff and excellent accommodations make it a great option for any visitor wanting a memorable experience in this part of Ireland!

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Bray House 

Lavender cottages– Lavender Cottages is a hideaway that will make your stay in Co. Kildare a delight. Lavender Cottage consists of 2 spacious bedrooms (sleeping 4/5), both with king-size beds and one with an en-suite shower room. There is an open-plan kitchen and a dining-living area with an additional sofa bed. Lavender Cottage is close to Newbridge with its many amenities, including Ireland’s largest regional shopping centre, traditional pubs and gastro bars, restaurants, cinema, river park and walks and the open spaces of the Curragh Plains, only a 15 min walk away.

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Lavender Cottage 

Greeseview house – Greeseview House is within a few minutes of some of the best Golfing, Fishing and Historical Sites in County Kildare and a few minute drive from Mullaghreelan Woods, where you can take a stroll in nature.Located across from Greeseview House is Saint Patrick’s Well. Also nearby is the Ernest Shackleton Museum in Athy and Kilkea Castle and Golf Course. There are numerous restaurants (to suit all tastes and budgets) and local bars with live traditional music close to their doorstep.

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Ashwell CottagesAshwell Cottages self-catering accommodation in Kildare is 3 miles from the bustling town of Naas, Co. Kildare and is a perfect base for exploring Kildare. This spacious accommodation sleeps up to six people and is in the ideal location to explore all kildare has to offer.

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Ashwell Cottage 

Moate Lodge B&B – Moate Lodge, built by the Duke of Leinster, dates back to 1776 and is a place of peace and tranquillity. Experience traditional Irish hospitality combined with a personal touch to ensure a perfect stay. Moate Lodge is a Bord Fáilte approved 250-year-old Georgian farmhouse near Athy in the Kildare countryside. 

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Moate Lodge B&B

Alensgrove CottagesAlensgrove Cottage in Kildare is an ideal self-catering destination for those seeking a peaceful and tranquil getaway. Located in the countryside, this charming self-catering accommodation is surrounded by lush greenery and rolling hills. Inside, guests will find a cosy living area with comfortable seating and a fully equipped kitchen that is perfect for cooking meals. In addition to these amenities, guests can visit the cottage’s animal residents. Whatever your reason for visiting Kildare, Alensgrove Cottage offers a unique and comfortable place to stay with all the amenities you need.

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Blackrath Farmhouse – is a great place to stay in Kildare with pets. Located just outside the town of Kilcullen, this pet-friendly farmhouse is set on four acres of lush farmland and offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Guests can enjoy various outdoor activities, such as walking, cycling, horse riding and fishing in the nearby River. The property also offers a tranquil setting for those wanting to escape it all and relax in the fresh air. Inside the farmhouse, guests will find spacious rooms with traditional furniture, modern amenities and pet kennels in an outdoor barn for your furry friends. All grounds are well-maintained, ensuring visitors have a pleasant stay at Blackrath Farmhouse.

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Blackrath Farmhouse

Belan Lodge – Staying at the Family Friendly Belan Lodge in Athy Kildare is a wonderful experience! Located in one of Ireland’s most beautiful counties, Kildare. The Belan Lodge offers family accommodation with breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. The lodge is a modern B&B with all the amenities needed for a comfortable stay. With spacious bedrooms, well-appointed bathrooms and fully-equipped kitchens, guests will feel right at home. Families looking for an unforgettable getaway in Kildare, look no further than Belan Lodge.

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Belan Lodge


Kildare has a wide variety of excellent accommodation options for visitors and locals alike. From charming bed and breakfasts to luxury hotels, there is something to suit every budget and taste. Whether looking for a romantic getaway, family vacation, or business trip, Kildare is the perfect place to stay. So make sure to explore all the county has to offer and book your stay in one of these fantastic places! Enjoy the best of Kildare during your stay. Need some inspiration for things to do during your stay? Check out Into Kildare.