The Durrow Area

The Ashbrook Arms

The Ashbrook Arms is a family run guesthouse and is situated in the picturesque Georgian village of Durrow in Ireland. The House was purpose built as a Coaching Inn by Lord Ashbrook of Durrow in 1777 and was meticulously restored by the Murphy family in 2005. The house has 10 beautifully appointed guest bedrooms and is 5 minutes walking distance from Castle Durrow. Please click here to visit their website which contains all of their contact information.

The Abbeyleix Manor Hotel

The Abbeyleix Manor Hotel is one of the best hotels in Laois and offers a restful retreat and an ideal base to explore the hidden beauties of County Laois and central Ireland. The family-run hotel, a 5-minute drive from Castle Durrow, offers 43 stylish and comfortable guestrooms and is the ideal base for exploring the surrounding area. Please click here to visit their website which contains all of their contact and amenity information. When booking, please ask for April at reservations and just give our names. Her email is

The Kilkenny Area

Langtons House Hotel

 Langton’s House Hotel in Kilkenny City is renowned both locally and nationally for its impeccable customer service, good wholesome cuisine and genuine welcome. It is approximately 35 minutes by car to Castle Durrow. Langton’s Hotel is designed to a modern and stylish four-star standard and is considered one of the Jewels in Kilkenny’s Medieval City. Known for introducing show-stopping performances and gigs and as a home to award-winning bars. Please click here for all information.

Zuni Boutique Hotel

Zuni Restaurant Bar & Boutique Hotel is situated on Patrick Street, in Kilkenny’s City Centre. Zuni’s is renowned for good food – serving great food for lunch and dinner. Lunch is served from 12.30pm to 2.30pm daily while Dinner is served from 6 pm to 9.30 pm daily (except 6 pm to 9 pm on Sunday’s). Their website is here.

The Kilkenny River Court Hotel

On the River Nore overlooking Kilkenny Castle and across the street from a lively pub with live folk music, this upscale hotel in a classic mansion is a 4-minute walk from the Kilkenny Tourist Office and an 8-minute walk from the Rothe House & Gardens. Find their website here.