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The K Club, Dublin

The Kildare Hotel, at The K Club, is located in the heart of the idyllic Irish countryside on the banks of the River Liffey in Straffan, Co.Kildare. This 134 roomed grand Irish country retreat is a long standing member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts and is Ireland’s First AA 5 Red Star Hotel, only 30 minutes from Dublin International Airport. 


The K Club



Built in 1832, on the banks of the Irish River Liffey, the original house was modelled on a French Château and still retains many of its original architectural features, art work and antiques. It opened as a luxury hotel in 1991 and continues to deliver the very highest levels of service and standards in terms of its food and beverage offerings, golf, leisure and spa treatments and is a proud member of Virtuoso. 


Offering nine elegant meeting rooms the K Club has been host to board level meetings and impressive corporate events. The 550-acre estate is perfect for team building activities and outdoor country pursuits including some of Ireland's finest fishing, horseback riding, falconry and clay pigeon shooting. 


The main hotel houses three meeting rooms, including the Tower Room, John Jefferson Smurfit room and The Hotel Members room, all of which combine traditional grace and style with modern technology for an ideal group size of 50 people. All are located on the ground floor of the K Club and within close proximity of each other. All meeting rooms feature wireless internet access: close proximity to the business center, as well as pre-function space, a podium and host of niceties to make every to make every gathering comfortable. 

Food and drink

The K Club and its two golf clubhouses offer a range of dining options with 4 restaurants for guests to choose from. These range from the Asian inspired restaurant-The K Thai, which is a more casual fare to cuisine on a grand scale at The Byerley Turk, which is one of the finest restaurants in Ireland and celebrated for its award-winning menu and extensive wine selections. Each restaurant offer guests a unique dining experience and are all served under the culinary direction of Executive Chef Finbarr Higgins. 


The K Spa at The K Club offers guests a hidden oasis with the highest levels of luxury, comfort  and escapism. It is hailed among the finest spa's in Europe, the 20,00-sq. foot  Spa offers a wide assortment of pampering treatments utilising international as well as indigenous Celtic and Irish ingredients, all designed to refresh and renew.

 The K Spa features a secluded outdoor hot tub and herb garden; pilates and aerobics studios; an indoor swimming pool; 7 luxury treatment rooms, 2 private suites and 4 wet Treatment rooms. Products include VOYA, a product made from seaweed hand-harvested from the West Coast of Ireland and Carita.


While at The K Club, the staff are always on hand to offer their help and services with an abundance of Irish charm and hospitality. Guests are able to make the most of their stay and enjoy a range of family-friendly activities the hotel have on offer to suit all tastes and skill levels in the beautiful Irish countryside.

Activities Include:

  • Fishing 
  • Falconry
  • Clay pigeon Shooting, air rifle and archery
  • Horse Riding 
  • Walking and Cycling
  • Irish Coffee making demonstrations
  • Tennis
  • Quad biking 

The K Club is home to two championship Golf Courses- The Palmer Ryder Cup Course and the Palmer designed Smurfit Course. They are considered two of Europe's finest Championship courses and have recently been voted on the top ten worldwide golf resorts by CNN and were chosen to host the 2006 Ryder Cup and the European Open from 1995 to 2007.

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