Location Located in the heart of the idyllic Irish countryside in the pretty village of Straffan in Co. Kildare, The Kildare Hotel & Country Club offers the very best of pampering, leisure and golf facilities and is only 30 minutes (27km) from Dublin on the N4/M4 or the N7. Built in 1832, on the banks of the River Liffey, the original house was modelled on a French Château and still retains many of its original architectural features, art work and antiques. 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.
Rooms The K Club Kildare boast 69 exquisitely decorated bedrooms with individually hand painted en-suite bathroom, ensconced in what can only be described as spectacular surroundings. The spacious rooms feature bath & shower, iron & ironing board, hairdryer, luxury toiletries, bathrobes & slippers, flat screen television, DVD player, CD players, tea & coffee, wireless internet access, electronic safe, 24 hour Valet Service and Morning & Evening Service.
Restaurant/Bar Food at The K Club is prepared to the highest standard and offers a wide range of choice for even the most discerning of palettes. The K Club offers next to a sumptuous the choice of four restaurants:
The River Room Restaurant offers formal dining with a casual dining atmosphere in sumptuous surroundings. Its menu is traditional in style.
The Legends Restaurant& Bar is suitable for all tastes and palates with quick, light and healthy. The restaurant offers a relaxed, family friendly atmosphere with a mixture of Irish and European Cuisine.
The Byerley Turk serves a six course tasting menu, taking inspiration from it's opulent surroundings and providing you with the ultimate dining experience. Each evening you will be invited to start your journey in the infamous wine cellars of the K Club where you can choose from our extensive fine wine collection.
The K Thai & South East Asia Restaurant is situated on the first floor of The Palmer Smurfit Clubhouse. This traditional Thai and Asian restaurant blends the very finest of Irish produce with spices and flavours of the east.
The Vintage Crop is located in The Smurfit Clubhouse and is suitable for all tastes and palates with quick, light and healthy options available on the Bar menu. It offers a relaxed, friendly atmosphere with stunning views overlooking The Smurfit Course.
Chinese Drawing Room Afternoon Tea is served in our Chinese Drawing Room where guests will enjoy a three-tiered silver stand which consists of freshly baked scones with jam and cream, exquisite pastries and finger sandwiches.
Spa/Leisure The K Spa offers a wide variety of treatments for both men and women. The K Spa is an oasis of calm and the minimalist and contemporary décor sets the scene forpure indulgence and mind and body relaxation. K Spa also features a secluded outdoor hot tub, aromatic Herb garden, seven luxurious treatment rooms, two private suites, a Hamam, Hydrobath, Vichey Shower and exotic Rasul Chamber. The K Health & Leisure Centre includes a fully equipped gym, weights room and a Pilate's studio as well as an extensive pool area. The Fitness Centre prides itself on the personalised service that each member receives.
Golf Offering golfers 36 of the most exciting and dramatic holes, The Palmer Ryder Cup Course and The Smurfit Course promise to challenge and excite golfers with treacherous rough, water hazards in abundance, long greens and undulating fairways. Designed by Arnold Palmer the Course are considered two of Europe's finest Championship Courses recently voted on the top ten worldwide golf resorts by CNN. The Smurfit Course is described as an inland links. However, the Course has many dramatic landscapes with dune type mounding throughout.
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