Enjoy a Wonderful Experience

Welcome to Carraig Rua Kilkenny City and our luxurious bed and breakfast home in the Medieval Capital of Ireland.

Our family run bed and breakfast is 3 minutes walk from bus, rail station and a few minutes walk to Langton's Hotel, River Court Hotel, and all hotels in the city, We are within walking distance of pubs, restaurants and historical sites.

Our Hearty full Irish breakfast will keep you going all day. All our guests are delighted to find accommodation with a beautiful garden, tastefully decorated bedroom, Victorian sitting room and our conservatory dining area looking out onto the garden.

Carraig Rua is one of the nearest B and B homes to Lyrath Estate Hotel. Both situated on the Dublin Road N10.

We have private car parking in the heart of the city. Great Location !!!. Our home is ideally placed to have as a base in Kilkenny city to hear traditional Irish music, tasty food from a variety of restaurants, bars and hotels.

Kilkenny Castle, St. Canices Cathedral, Round Tower and Black Abbey are just some of the attractions to see in the city. We are within walking distance of them all.



Luxury Rooms

Indulge in our fantastic classic Irish home with any of our sumptuous rooms. You will not be dissapointed.

Fast & Free Wifi

There is complimentray Wi-Fi throughout the entire B&B with fantastic recption.

Contact Us 24/7

Drop us an email any day of the week if you have any questions or want to enquire about a booking.

Private car park

There is a free private car park to accomodate our guests. You do not need to book this in advance.

Payment Method

Cash Only. Credit card payment not available.

Fantastic breakfast

Our Hearty full Irish breakfast with Tea & Coffee will keep you going all day.


Guest Reviews

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” We were left in peace and quiet to get on with our weekend off. Great location only a short walk from the town centre. Hosts were brilliant. “

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” The establishment was beautiful and very comfortable. Our hosts were extremely helpful and nice! Wonderful breakfast in a stunning setting. I would definitely recommend a stay here! “

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” Best breakfast we had in Ireland. The couple that runs the bed and breakfast were great! The room was lovely and the bathroom clean and modern. “