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“Dream Wedding Day”
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Newpark Hotel
Ranked #4 of 18 Hotels in Kilkenny
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“Dream Wedding Day”
Reviewed 22 January 2014

We recently got married in the Newpark before christmas and we had a wonderful day! The staff were so helpful at every time we visited the hotel prior to our big day and on the day itself !
The General Manager Mark Dunne and his wedding team Yvonne and colleagues looked after us so well!
The Hotel is beautiful, the food is to the highest standards, the service the setting and the surrounds of the hotel are amazing! we loved the atmosphere in the hotel and we always look forward to visiting again and again. Our guests are still commenting on what a great day it was!
I would highly recommend the Newpark Hotel to anyone looking to get married in Kilkenny! You will have the wedding day of your dreams ! Thanks again to all the staff that made our Day!

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 January 2014

Stayed in this hotel for one night as we were at a funeral in Kilkenny. We had 2 rooms as we are 2 adults and 3 children 9 13 14. Lovely rooms with a double and 2 singles in each. Staff were really good and friendly. Breakfast was very good with nice waiting staff. Swimming pool was a real treat with a plunge pool, sauna and out-door hot pool. Swimming pool was really warm. Plenty of parking and close to town.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with family
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 January 2014

The hotel was excellent -bright and welcoming but what really made this a super stay was the staff. Whether it's good recruitment and training or just people taking pride in their job the staff are a credit to the hotel. Stayed recently for a family wedding and the whole affair couldn't have been more perfect. Excellent food, entertainment and support.
The room was comodious and the bed so very comfortable. The breakfast buffet was very good with the best sausages I've ever tasted. We also had a private family dinner which was hosted in a private room which the hotel had dressed appropriately - it made it very special.
Well done everyone at Newpark....and thank you.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with family
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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 January 2014

Staying one night on business, I had a huge 'family' room which was well equipped with trouser press, ironing board etc. and the most comfortable bed I've ever had on my travels. Strangely, though, the ironing board was fixed in an open position, so the only place it could be stored was in the wardrobe, whereupon any suits or shirts could not hang freely. TV reception was poor on certain channels, and the hotel corridors can seem a bit maze-like at times. However, these are minor complaints; overall the hotel, its staff, facilities and restaurant were very good, and I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled on business
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Mark D, General Manager at Newpark Hotel, responded to this review, 20 January 2014
Dear HockeyJohn,


Thank you personally for choosing Newpark Hotel and also for your recent review.

Its lovely to hear that you enjoyed all the facilities The Newpark has to offer.

I appreciate your feedback and will review with our Accommodation Manager.

We would be delighted to welcome you back in the not so distant future.

Thank You.


Kind Regards,

Mark Dunne

General Manager
The Newpark Hotel
Tel: 056 776 0500
Mailto:mark.dunne@newparkhotel.com
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Reviewed 17 January 2014 via mobile

We stayed here 2 nights in a family room. Room was big enough. Bed unbelievable comfortable !!!! Prices are a little bit high, but hey its 4* property and i think it is worth every penny !! i think it is a Very nice hotel. Good staff. Food in the bar nice too. I will definitely will be back here again!!!

Stayed January 2014
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Mark D, General Manager at Newpark Hotel, responded to this review, 20 January 2014
Dear ArnoldMa,

I would like to thank you very much for choosing to stay with us recently and for writing your review.

We are delighted you enjoyed your experience.

Please don’t hesitate in contacting me personally before your next visit to the Newpark Hotel as I would be delighted to personally extend some of the Newpark's renowned hospitality.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Kind Regards,

Mark Dunne

General Manager
The Newpark Hotel
Tel: 056 776 0500
Mailto:mark.dunne@newparkhotel.com
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Reviewed 12 January 2014 via mobile

I recently ate here with a group of friends. The food was gorgeous and the service was excellent. The waiters and waitresses are a credit to your hotel. We ate the same night ye had a wedding so the prompt service was even more impressive.

Stayed January 2014, travelled with friends
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Mark D, General Manager at Newpark Hotel, responded to this review, 20 January 2014
Dear raptor999,

Thank you for your recent review and for dining in our recently refurbished Scott's Brasserie.

We are delighted and proud of such feedback.

We look forward to welcoming you and your friend back to Scott's Brasserie & Newpark Hotel.

Kind Regards,

Mark Dunne

General Manager
The Newpark Hotel
Tel: 056 776 0500
Mailto:mark.dunne@newparkhotel.com
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Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 January 2014

From booking the hotel to the day we walked out, this is such an amazing hotel, it really was amazing from start to finish!
we arrived at the hotel at 2pm, one hour before check in and the really nice girl at reception was aware our baby of 8 months was tired, so she got a room ready for us straight away, we realised this wasn't the room she had already allocated!
room was just fantastic, clean, bright and just fab!
later in the evening we went to the bar for bar food, price was reasonable, and food was amazing so tasty, staff super friendly, even tho it was packed with wedding guests, they still managed to get to us over in the corner with menus and table service throughout the evening, always smiling and full of chat, also got room service later that night and only waiting a very short time!
Breakfast the following morning, laid out so easy, and super fresh food! and again staff were amazing and also so helpful,
highly recommend this hotel for a break away for a couple or a family!
5 stars!!

Room Tip: we stayed in 230, fab a spacious!! also had a carry cot in room
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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with family
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Mark D, General Manager at Newpark Hotel, responded to this review, 20 January 2014
Dear trinaau,

Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review and also for staying with us recently.

I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay so thoroughly and that you found our team to be welcoming.
I'm sorry you had such a short visit but we would be delighted to welcome you back again to avail of the facilities on offer.

Kind Regards,

Mark Dunne

General Manager
The Newpark Hotel
Tel: 056 776 0500
Mailto:mark.dunne@newparkhotel.com
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Additional Information about Newpark Hotel

Property: Newpark Hotel
Address: Castlecomer Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Kilkenny
#2 Spa Hotel in Kilkenny
#2 Family Hotel in Kilkenny
#4 Luxury Hotel in Kilkenny
#5 Romantic Hotel in Kilkenny
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Newpark Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 129
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set amind 20 acres of parkland yet only a short stroll from the the historic city with its rambling streets and beautiful castle. State of the art conference and event facilities with wonderful gardens and natural day light. Scrumptious dining in Gullivers restaurant and delicious bar food in the popular Scotts Bar. Step inside our Escape Health club and spa which is sanctuary of pure indulgence, where time is left at the door of the Aveda health club and spa. ... more   less 
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