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Mount Juliet

  • Off L4206 Map It
  • Thomastown
  • Luxurious Retreat
  • Fodor's Choice

Pros

  • Great golf on your doorstep
  • Pampering spa
  • Period elegance with modern amenities
  • Relatively gentle room rates for such luxury

Cons

  • Rooms outside main house a little inferior
  • Some charm sacrificed for modern comfort

Updated 04/28/2014

Fodor's Review

For many, the Jack Nicklaus–designed golf course—which has hosted the Irish Open on three occasions—is the main draw, but this lush 1,500-acre estate beside the beautiful River Nore offers so much more. You'll also find a spa, equestrian center, salmon and trout fishing, and excellent dining options at this elegant three-story Georgian mansion. The luxurious suites in the main house feature period decor, huge beds, and original fireplaces. There are additional guest

rooms in a separate building close to the main house, as well as self-catering accommodations in luxe two-room lodges. The formal gardens and unspoiled woodlands beg exploration; add an array of dining options—from a casual bistro to the haute Lady Helen's Restaurant—and you may have trouble leaving the grounds.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Off L4206, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland

Map It

Phone:

056-777–3000

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 29 rooms, 2 suites, 11 lodges
  • Breakfast

Updated 04/28/2014

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