Mount Juliet Hotel, Leinster
|Thomastown, Kilkenny, Leinster, IRELAND.|
Description: Mount Juliet HotelSet in 1500 acres of fabulous parkland, and surrounded by a Jack Nicklaus designed championship golf course, the Mount Juliet Hotel is situated in a magnificent 18th century mansion, an architectural gem in the heart of the Kilkenny countryside. This spectacular hotel offers exclusive boutique-style accommodation, award-winning cuisine and a range of bespoke activities in a splendid heritage setting.
Located in four different wings, accommodation at the Mount Juliet Hotel is shared between the main manor house, the clubhouse, the Rose Garden Lodges, and the stand-alone Chauffeur's Lodge. On-site activities include horse-riding at the Equestrian Centre, salmon and trout fishing on the river Nore and two fishing lakes, shooting and archery. Mention apart is reserved for the beautiful Jack Nicklaus designed golf course, one of the finest parkland courses in the country. Guests can enjoy full golf facilities, including practice ranges and tuition, along with all the expected amenities. The estate offers an excellent range of activities for younger guests, with tailor-made packages available on request.
For fine dining experiences, guests can enjoy award winning cuisine at two exclusive dining venues. The Lady Helen gourmet restaurant is the proud holder of a Michelin star and three AA Rosettes, while Kendals Restaurant is a French-style brasserie, also offering great food in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. For all day snacks, drinks, and an extensive charcoal menu, the President's Bar is the ideal spot for all the family, with wonderful views of the golf course.
Type of rooms: Mount Juliet HotelThe Clubhouse Rooms:
The Clubhouse Rooms located in the Hunter's Yard are available either as King or Twin rooms. These are modern, bright and airy rooms with a walk-in shower (no bath tubs). Located in the same courtyard as Kendal's Restaurant, The President's Bar, The Spa, Golf Shop and Leisure Centre.
Maximum occupancy 2 adults.
Manor House - Standard Double:
Standard Double rooms in Mount Juliet house with a small double bed which accommodates 1 or 2 adults only. These are individually designed, quaint rooms with antique furnishings in keeping with the history of Mount Juliet Estate.
Manor House - Superior King:
Superior King (King or Twin) rooms in Mount Juliet House. These are individually designed, large and spacious rooms with antique furnishings in keeping with the history of Mount Juliet Estate. Maximum occupancy 2 adults.
Manor House - RiverView King:
Riverview King Rooms (Double or Twin) are individually designed, large and spacious rooms with breathtaking views of the river Nore and the estate. Maximum occupancy 2 adults.
Manor House - Presidential Suite:
The Presidential Suites are four-poster king bedrooms in Mount Juliet House. Both suites enjoy separate sitting rooms and spacious bedrooms with stunning estate and river views. Maximum occupancy 2 adults.
Rose Garden Lodge:
Upgraded to the most impressive standards with each luxury lodge boasting two very comfortable en-suite bedrooms, which can be either King or Twin rooms, a fully-equipped kitchen and a dining area with a bright and airy lounge. Features such as large flat-screen TVs and entertainment systems complete with iPod docking stations are standard throughout. Private sun terraces with outdoor seating areas capture views of the stunning parkland estate and Jack Nicklaus designed golf course. Maximum occupancy 4 adults and 2 children.
This stand-alone luxury 2-storey cottage is located close to the Manor House. The Chauffeur's Lodge boasts two very comfortable en-suite bedrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen, a dining area and a bright and airy lounge. Features such as large flat-screen TVs and entertainment systems complete with iPod docking station are standard throughout. Private sun terraces with outdoor seating areas capture views of the stunning parkland estate and gardens. Maximum occupancy 4 adults.
Additional information: Mount Juliet Hotel
Additional facilities include the Leisure Centre, a billiards room, clay pigeon shooting and archery.
Number of rooms: 31
Official category: 5 stars.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Maestro.
Restaurant closed: The Lady Helen Restaurant is open for dinner Monday and Wednesday to Saturday from 18:30pm. to 21:30pm.
Kendals Brasserie is open for dinner Tuesday, Thursday to Sunday (subject to availability), from 18:00pm. to 21:30pm.
Nearest airport: Waterford Airport - 43,5 km.