Kildare Hotel and Country Club
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Straffan, Straffan, Kildare,
A member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts Legends Collection and Irelands 1st AA Red Star Property, The K Club boasts 134 rooms, a grand Irish country retreat, set amid 550 acres of pristine parkland on a mile long private stretch of the River Liffey.
A member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts Legends Collection and Ireland’s 1st AA Five Red Star Property, The K Club boasts 134 guest bedrooms, a grand Irish country retreat, set amid 550 acres of pristine parkland on a mile long private stretch of the River Liffey. An elegantly restored 19th century Georgian mansion estate, The K Club is set on the former site of Straffan House, which was originally modelled after a French chateau by Hugh Barton in 1832, the grandson of legendary winemaker Thomas Barton. Converted into a luxury hotel and country club in 1991, the opening of The K Club was a landmark moment in the Irish hospitality industry, creating new standards of Irish décor and service that have not been surpassed.
The K Club is home to two championship Arnold Palmer designed golf courses - The Ryder Cup Course and The Smurfit Course, which have hosted numerous international tournaments including the 2006 Ryder Cup, 2016 Irish Open and 13 European Opens. In addition to two 18-hole championship golf courses, The K Club also hosts the luxurious 20,000 square foot K Spa that is noted as one of the finest spas in Europe. Alternatively, there are a number of exciting country pursuits available including kayaking, horse riding, clay-pigeon and air rifle shooting, falconry, fishing, tennis and much more.
Located only 30 minutes from Dublin Airport, The K Club pair’s old-world charm, service and ambiance with modern comforts in a luxurious residential setting. Opulent, classical surroundings reflect elements of Ireland's history and reveal the best of luxury accommodation.