Kilkea Castle Whiskey Tasting Experience
Guides & Trip Ideas

5 Unmissable Festive Experiences in Kildare Hotels

This Christmas, Kildare Hotels invite you to settle in with your nearest and dearest for an uninterrupted break. Enjoy crackling log fires, festive afternoon teas; warm cosy bedrooms, fresh countryside walks and of course, wonderful dining experiences.  Here we have lined up 5 Unmissable Hotel Experiences in Kildare so you can relax, make merry and soak up the Christmas atmosphere


Court Yard Hotel

Courtyeard Hotel Leixlip Festive Baileys Afternoon Tea Kildare

Festive Baileys Inspired Afternoon Tea

This season, the Court Yard Hotel in Leixlip invites you to join them for an exclusive festive Baileys Inspired Afternoon Tea.  Packed full of festive savoury favourites and a Baileys inspired patisserie collection; this is a festive treat you won’t want to miss.  The Afternoon Tea experience comes complete with individually served mini Baileys churns which you can pour over your patisseries, sip over ice or pour into the hotel’s luxury hot chocolate or your favourite coffee.

Cost: €30pp


Booking is essential on 01 629 5100 or via email to


Kildare House Hotel

Kildare Village
Kildare House Hotel Dining

Shop, Relax & Unwind Overnight

If you want a luxury overnight after a busy day shopping, Kildare House Hotel has a wonderful Shop, Relax & unwind offer.  Kick-start your day in Ireland’s Premium Shopping Outlet Kildare Village with a 10% VIP Card. When you return to your hotel, enjoy a 3 course evening meal in the Gallops Restaurant before you retire in one of the hotel’s ensuite bedrooms. Enjoy a full breakfast the following morning before you depart with your luxury purchases!

Price from €119 Total Stay

 For bookings



Kilkea Castle

Co. Kildare
Kilkea Castle Whiskey Tasting Experience

Festive Whiskey Tasting Experience

There is something about whiskey and winter that go hand in hand, whiskey is one of those winter warmer drinks that go perfectly beside an open fire, particularly at Christmas! This Christmas, explore the different tastes and types of Whiskey in the surrounds of the luxurious Kilkea Castle at one of their unique ‘Whiskey Tasting Experiences’.  Guided by an expert member of the team, you will discover the vibrancy and richness of three Irish Whiskeys in their tasting menu

 Cost: €30 per person

For bookings:


Killashee Hotel


Ultimate Festive Shop & Dine

This Christmas, Killashee Hotel has lined up some great festive offers that are sure to make the holiday season one to remember and if you have last minute shopping to do, this is the ideal break away that will tick all lists!

Catch up with friends or family over a Festive Afternoon Tea, where you will be treated to Delicious Christmas themed cakes & delights that are sure to get you into the perfect Christmas spirit. Enjoy 10% discounts at both Kildare Village or Newbridge Silverware and pick up those special gifts for loved ones.  Later, relax with hot chocolate or mulled wine by the cosy fires surrounded by Christmas decorations. After a sumptuous breakfast, stroll through the gardens taking in the crisp morning air & a touch of frost!

Cost: €155 Total Stay

Visit: Availability – Killashee Hotel

Spa Indulgence Followed by Christmas Afternoon Tea

Killsahee House Hotel Spa

After the hectic planning and preparation of the festivities, why not pamper yourself and indulge in a 2.5 hour pamper experience, which includes; Hot Oil Customised Back Massage; an Elemis Booster Facial; Pressure Point Scalp Massage or Dry Flotation Therapy. After all that, curl up and relax in the spa’s Relaxation Suite.

Now fully rejuvenated, why not indulge the taste buds in a delicious Afternoon Tea and enjoy the sweet and savoury treats on offer.

Spa Cost from €99 per person


Christmas Afternoon Tea

Killashee Festive Afternoon Tea

For the month of December, Killashee Hotel has a very special festive Afternoon Tea.  There are two servings at 1pm & 3pm in the serene surroundings of Turners Restaurant or the hotels stunning Conservatory. Chat over a delicious spread of dainty seasonal sandwiches, spoil yourself with some delicious Christmas themed cakes, catch up on gossip or simply relax and enjoy the gorgeous Winter garden views.  Christmas Afternoon Tea is available from the 1st of December until the 4th of January and is available to take away also!

 Christmas Afternoon Tea Cost from €30 pp



The Westgrove Hotel

Clane, Co. Kildare
Westgrove Hotel Christmas

Whisk away a loved one or spend some time with a friend this Christmas in the luxurious Westgrove Hotel with their Seasonal Celebration package.  Enjoy a complimentary glass of mulled wine before enjoying the ultimate festive 3-course meal. Relax in one of the hotel’s spacious guestrooms and enjoy a full Irish breakfast the following morning.

Cost: From €135 Total Stay