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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hard to believe that a place with this reputation doesn't provide the level of service a 5* start should be. >Our dinner was booked for 8-8.30PM following a call we received from the hotel. We arrived at the hotel to check in and at that point we were told our dinner reservation had been moved to 9pm. We arrived a...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for night, a short spa break near Dublin. Staff all very friendly and could not have been more helpful. If you confirm breakfast when booking they offered a discount. €20 for breakfast seemed good for buffet and eggs to order. Room was in the style of the hotel- classic rather than modern. Large bathroom and huge bath tub....

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1Thank Sarah L
Harwinton-Boca Raton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I stayed for two nights as a R&R before returning to the states. It met all our needs beautifully; superb new room, best breakfast ever with so many choices, check out the dripping honey comb, wonderful dinners and wine, art pieces are all worth a few hours to enjoy, if not a golfer, spa, walking and bikes...

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Thank Deborah L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely grounds and location. Food in the bar quite expensive and not worth the money. Sandwiches overpriced and very average. Staff very pleasant, particularly Rebecca in the club house who was polite and very professional. Spa was excellent.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing grounds, impeccable accommodations, great food. This is a luxury property. The food is excellent, and the staff is friendly. I don't golf and I still enjoyed it. There is a free shuttle into the little area called Straffen. The hotel owns a pub and will take you there and to the antique store a little further up the road,...

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County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The warm welcome, fabulous rooms and the entire experience during our stay in the K Club was second to none. My wife and I felt so relaxed on leaving. We made a commitment to be back. Darragh, Assistant Manager, Guest Services deserves special recognition for his warmth and attention to detail. Gary, Dublin.

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TheKClub, General Manager at The K Club, responded to this review

Dear gwickham1002 Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us here at The K Club. It is wonderful to read that you felt so relaxed leaving our hotel. I am delighted to be able to pass on your kind words to Darragh - he along with the rest our our team work extremely...

Faversham
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a beautiful hotel with stunning grounds. Whether you are a golfer or not it is a brilliant location with a beautiful spa, gym and swimming pool. A real treat ! Lovely staff and amazing rooms. About 35 minutes from Dublin airport.

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TheKClub, General Manager at The K Club, responded to this review

Dear Alison S Many thanks for taking the time for reviewing you recent stay with us here at The K Club. It is wonderful to ready that you found your stay a real treat and you enjoyed both our staff and our rooms. I hope that we get to welcome you back again in the near future. Kind Regards Audrey...

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The setting is beautiful and the staff couldn't have been more helpful or polite. Initially I was put off by the fact that the spa was somewhat removed from the hotel but it only took a few minutes to walk there and a very friendly driver collected us. It was well worth it though and the outdoor hot tub was...

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TheKClub, General Manager at The K Club, responded to this review

Dear crosscol Many thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay with us here at The K Club. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed all the aspects of your stay from the hot tub in the spa to your dinner with us here in The River Room. I hope that we get to welcome you back...

County Cavan, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night Beautiful hotel and lovely location Staff very helpful and friendly Room was beautiful with lovely views Breakfast was lovely We had dinner in the Thai restaurant in the Smurfit club house food was great but very expensive Sunday lunch in restaurant in the Palmer club house also very nice Two great rounds of golf Would...

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TheKClub, General Manager at The K Club, responded to this review

Dear magicm144 Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us here at the K Club. It is wonderful to read that you enjoyed sampling our various restaurant on our resort in between your golf. I hope that we get to welcome you back again in the near future. Kind Regards Audrey Brophy Hotel Manager

Wexford, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attended last Saturday for spa afternoon with afternoon tea.First impression wasn't great as the Spa and leisure centre is a separate building from the main hotel but that's where my unempressiveness ended.My treatments started with a beautiful bath with jets for about 20 minutes followed by a mud scrub.These girls were wonderful, helpful and professional.Next on the list was a...

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TheKClub, General Manager at The K Club, responded to this review

Dear Plainnspeak Many thanks for taking the time to review your recent visit to us here at The K Club. It is a delight to read that you enjoyed your time with daughter in our K Spa and got to experience the different treatments that we offer. Afternoon Tea is always a nice treat in such relaxing surrounds. I hope...

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  • Pool
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The K Club, Ireland's First AA 5 Red Star Hotel, is located in the heart of the idyllic Irish countryside on the banks of the River Liffey in Straffan, Co.Kildare This long standing member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts offers the very best of pampering, leisure and golf facilities and is only 30 minutes from Dublin. Built in 1832, on the banks of the River Liffey, the original house was modelled on a French Chateau and still retains many of its original architectural features, art work and antiques. It opened as a luxury hotel in 1991 and was Ireland's first AA Five Red Star Property. To this day it continues to deliver the very highest levels of service and standards in terms of its food and beverage offerings, golf, leisure and spa treatments. The mature estate covers an impressive 550 acres and also features a stunning Victorian walled garden and fishing on the River Liffey which runs through the resort. The resident ghillees offer fly fishing on the river and horse riding and clay pigeon shooting are also available along with a range of different country pursuits. The K Club is home to two Championship Golf Courses- The Palmer Ryder Cup Course and the Palmer Designed Smurfit Course. Hailed among the world's finest golf resorts, The K Club was the chosen venue for the 2006 Ryder Cup and host to the European Open from 1995 to 2007. The K Spa, at The K Club, offers a wide variety of treatments for both men and women. The K Spa is an oasis of calm. The minimalist and contemporary decor sets the scene for pure indulgence and mind and body relaxation. The K Spa also features a secluded outdoor hot tub, aromatic herb garden, seven luxurious treatment rooms, two private suites, a Hamam, a Hydrobath, a Vichey Shower and an exotic Rasul Chamber. One of the spa products used at the spa includes, Voya which is made from organically certified seaweed, hand picked from the west coast of Ireland. A range of award winning dining facilities are available to choose from and include both fine dining and informal options. Our Accommodation is sumptuous and truly luxurious, each bedroom has been individually designed, no two rooms are alike and feature original paintings and antiques, meanwhile the bathrooms incorporate hand painted murals. Culture enthusiasts can enjoy regular art talks and tours of The K Clubs extensive private art and antiques collection with the resident art expert. The K Club is home to many important Irish works and even has a room dedicated to the Irish Expressionist painter, J. B Yeats. The Yeats Room features many of Yeats' important paintings and is a riot of colour and texture. Wine cellar tours are also available with our resident sommelier. Families are well catered for and children will love the kids club which offers arts and crafts, nature walks and games. Children will also enjoy using the swimming pool and junior golf clinics which run during the summer. A baby sitting service is also available upon request. The K Club is the ideal country venue for business and leisure travellers, families, weddings and honey mooners, incentive groups, executive retreats and of course, golfers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The K Club

Address: Straffan, Ireland (Formerly The Kildare Hotel, Spa & Country Club)
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kildare > Straffan
Price Range: £196 - £485 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The K Club 5*
Number of rooms: 137
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