• A breathtaking combination of Old World elegance and indulgent luxury, The K Club is now Ireland’s first AA Five Red Star hotel. History and beauty line the hotel’s romantic gardens, majestic corridors, and resplendent accommodations, enchanting you with a timeless charm throughout, alongside incomparable service and an astonishing attention to detail.
  • A truly welcoming retreat just outside the excitement and urban adventure of Dublin, this countryside gem pampers you from the moment you arrive.
  • Originally built by the Barton family in 1832, The K Club hotel retains a delightfully period air. Add thoroughly updated facilities and a marvellous setting amid hundreds of acres of Irish countryside, and the result is truly winning.
  • The K Club’s sprawling grounds and golf courses are simply stunning. Golf lovers will can play on one of several courses, including those that hosted the 2016 Irish Open and the 2006 Ryder Cup. The two majestic championship golf courses are designed by Arnold Palmer
  • Stay in one of the 140 grand guestrooms and suites featuring country views and spa-inspired bathrooms.
  • Explore an extensive offering of dining options, from Irish classics to modern Asian cuisine. Treat yourself to a back, neck, and shoulder massage at the acclaimed K Spa.
  • Adventurous onsite activities abound, including guided fishing expeditions along the River Liffey, which runs through the property, horseback riding, falconry and clay pigeon shooting.
  • An extensive collection of art and antiques fills the halls and public spaces; art aficionados can participate in one of the property’s many art talks and tours, which highlight the important Irish works on property, including an entire room dedicated to J.B. Yeats.
  • The Straffan House residence is an exquisite 10-bedroom country home that includes a private chef, butler, swimming pool, spa and gym.


We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.

  • Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
  • Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
  • Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
  • Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
  • Complimentary private airport transfers.
  • Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
  • Early check-in and late check-out.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.

A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.



Fishing at The K Club is sure to delight all enthusiats, from the complete beginner to the seasoned pro! With a plentiful population of Brown Trout and Rainbow Trout, fly fishing is an extremley popular pursuit on the resort! We also large enjoy a healthy population of Carp, Bream, Roach, Rudd and Tench in many of the lakes that will provide excellent sport for the coarse angler. All fishing takes place on the bank of the lake which is easily accessible. During your session, expert Ghillies, (fishing guides) will transport you out to the bankside and will instruct and assist any novices in the art of fly casting. Many complete beginners have successfully caught plenty of the beautiful trout in our lake! In line with modern fishing ethics, fish are returned alive to the water, unless the guests specifically request otherwise. By request, your catch can be brought to the kitchen and cooked to your requirements should you wish.


One of our most popular activites, Falconry at The K Club offers a unique insight into the ancient and noble art of this passtime. Guests can get up close and personal with some of the most beautiful masters of the skies! Each of these majestic, beautiful birds were bred in captivity both in Ireland and abroad and are sure to give you a day you’ll never forget! You’ll meet several different species of falcons, hawks, owls and a magnificent golden eagle.


A new addition to The K Club’s ever-growing list of activities, Kayaking is available on our private mile-long stretch of the River Liffey. Meet our qualified instructors on the banks of the River Liffey who will provide wetsuits and an introduction to Kayaking before you set off for the afternoon. Our friendly and knowledgeable instructors are on hand to guide and provide a history of the hidden village beneath the River Liffey. Take in the local wildlife and scenic countryside during your 2 hour adventure down the river.


Try your hand at something complete different with Clay-Pigeon Shooting! Our expert trappers at Abbeyfield Farm have designed a layout that includes Driven Bird, Down the Line, Springing Teal and combinations that are sure to create a competitive and enjoyable atmosphere. All levels of experience are welcome, whether this is your first time taking part or you are an expert marksman or woman. All equipment is kept at the highest standard and we provide everything for you on the day, all you need to bring with you is weather appropriate clothing.

Air Rifle Shooting

Requiring precision and concentration, Air Rifle Shooting challenges participants to the ultimate test in skill and accuracy. Whether you’re experienced or this is your first time taking part, our expert instructors will guide you through everything you need to know over on Abbeyfield Farm. Set over four levels of difficulty this activity is guaranteed to bring out the competitive marksman in you.

Horse riding

Horse riding is available for you to enjoy during your stay at The K Club. All equestrian pursuits take place in the nearby Abbeyfield Farm. Experience a relaxing hack over 200 acres of charming picturesque Kildare countryside. From quiet country lanes for the laid back horse lover to full cross-country courses for the more adventerous, our instructors are fully trained and experienced and offer top quality equipment. We welcome riders of all levels from beginners to the experienced, including children as young as five years old. This is the ideal family activity for those wanting to create lifetime memories.


Bring out your inner archer in the alluring Kildare countryside. Whether you are a new or seasoned Bowman, you can take part and avail of the different disciplines on offer for you here at The K Club. All our sessions are supervised and tutored by our fully trained expert staff at Abbeyfield Farm. There are many levels of challenges for you to enjoy throughout your visit with everything you will need at your fingertips and our equipment always maintained to the highest standard.

Garden Walk

The K Club is the perfect location for walking and cycling holidays in Ireland with over 550 acres of countryside to get out & explore all the while taking in the fresh air! Only 40 minutes from Dublin,you can leave all traces of the city behind you as you relax in our luscious green haven!

Art and history tours

Art and history tours run regularly at the hotel and is one of our most popular events. Guests meet in the Vintage Crop Bar at weekends where they will meet their private guide who will bring them on a tour of the house and its impressive art collection. Ours guides will take you on a journey through time, allowing you to discover the rich history of our beautiful resort. For all art enthusiasts, The K Club is just 40 minutes from Dublin City Centre with its many art galleries spanning a multitude of styles. Visitors with an interest in art will also enjoy a trip to The National Gallery of Ireland, The National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology and History, Irish Museum of Modern Art, The Dublin Writers Museum and of course a visit to Trinity College to view The Book of Kells is a must. A copy of The Book of Kells is also displayed just outside The Chinese Drawing Room and is a wonderful replica of this most important piece of Irish art and history.

Wine Tasting

Guests gather in the Old Entrance Hall and are walked to our wine cellar (please note: there are a number of steps down to the cellar.) Our award winning sommelier, Lisa O’Doherty, will conduct a fun informal tour of our wine cellar culminating in a tour of the fine wine room. Guests are then shown to the tasting room, where they get to taste their chosen wine, see options below.
Guests will enjoy a glass of Champagne per person. Please note, cheese plates or canapes can also be served in the wine cellar, charged on consumption.

Wine Cellar

Deep under the original house, the wine cellar at The K Club was built by the infamous Bordeaux family, the Barton’s and remains a wonderful atmospheric space to explore, full of dusty bottles and hidden treasures such as our 1928 Beychevelle and the biggest collection of Chateau Petrus in Ireland. Enjoy an evening matching our fabulous wines and mouth-watering food, either informally at a private wine cellar tour or a full gastronomic adventure beginning in the cellar and ending with a sumptuous feast.


Our tennis courts are located adjacent to the Smurfit Clubhouse, only a short walk from the hotel reception through our magnificent gardens. Tennis is complimentary for our hotel residents and rackets and tennis balls are available from the clubhouse with our compliments.

Chat with one of our expert travel designers today to begin planning your perfect vacation

Call: +852 9465 4577


The K Club Night View

The K Club Hotel & Resort in Kildare is Ireland’s first ever AA 5 Red Star Hotel. Our luxury resort hotel is located only 30 minutes from Dublin in the beautiful County of Kildare where the River Liffey meanders through the soft green countryside. The luxurious 5 Star K Club Hotel is a long-standing member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts who recommend the best hotels in Ireland, Europe and around the world while The K Club has pioneered 5 star service in Ireland from the very moment we opened our hotel doors in 1991. Steeped in history, the 5 Star K Club hotel and resort combines old world elegance with indulgent luxury so our guests are treated to luxurious rooms and incredible dining experiences.

Our guests can also opt to unwind in our oasis of calm at the internationally acclaimed K Spa or experience playing golf on a Ryder Cup course. Over the past 25 years we’ve firmly established our resort as the ultimate country escape for discerning guests and their families. We look forward to welcoming you and yours, to help you share a moment in time that you’ll never forget. Book direct today for the best rates at one of Ireland’s finest 5 star hotels. While golf is intertwined throughout the hotel, non-golfers don’t feel excluded, as there are plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained. Built in 1832, the chateau sits on 550 acres, ensuring that even when the hotel is full, you’ll have your own space.

If you are looking for luxury 5 star accommodation then look no further than here at The K Club Hotel & Resort. Located only 30 minutes from Dublin in a beautiful location in County Kildare, The K Club Hotel & Resort is a luxurious getaway that offers 5 star accommodation, incredible dining experiences as well as an internationally acclaimed spa and world famous golf courses. Here at The K Club Hotel, we believe that a good night’s rest is the foundation of a truly relaxing luxury hotel break. We pride ourselves in offering our guests the most luxurious surroundings to relax and unwind in.

Each of our luxurious bedrooms and suites have been individually designed so no two rooms are alike, with comfort and luxury in every detail. With a selection of original paintings and antiques in each room as well as stunning hand painted murals in each bathroom, you’ll never want to leave. All of our rooms include 24 hour valet, flat screen tv, nespresso coffee machine, seperate bath & shower, aromatherapy toiletry products, an in-room safe as well as many more modern luxury hotel room essentials.

The K Club Standard Rooms

Standard Rooms

Beautifully appointed with hand painted ensuite bathrooms, our Standard Rooms offer comfortable beds with duck down duvets & pillows ensuring a restful night’s sleep.

The K Club Deluxe Rooms

Deluxe Rooms

Featuring classic 19th Century style & design, our Deluxe Bedrooms delight guests with stunning views of our beautiful gardens.

The K Club Deluxe Woodland View

Deluxe Woodland View

One of our newest bedroom categories, Deluxe Woodland View Rooms offer stunning views of the nearby woodland on The K Club resort. Interconnecting Rooms & Luxury Pull-Out Sofa Bed available on request.

The K Club Deluxe River View

Deluxe River View

One of our newest bedroom categories, River Deluxe Rooms offer breathtaking views of the river that runs through The K Club resort.

The K Club Liffey Suites

Liffey Suites

Each suite is elegantly decorated taking inspiration from French style chateaux, using the finest Irish fabrics.

The K Club Kildare Suites

Kildare Suites

Relax & unwind in a separate living area among original artwork, photography while overlooking the stunning views of the resorts gardens and river.

The K Club Barton Suites

Barton Suites

A new addition to The K Club, our exquisite Barton Suites provide magnificent views across the River Liffey while offering an additional spacious living room to entice even the hardest of workers, or the busiest of families to relax.

The K Club Presidential Suite West

Presidential Suite West

Our magnificent Presidential Suite located in the Western Wing of the hotel, unveils a stylish and tranquil space for guests to unwind in. Elegantly decorated, it has a large bedroom with a luxurious interconnecting living room which features a large bay window.

The K Club Presidential Suite East

Presidential Suite East

Provides the option of a second interconnecting bedroom making it ideal for families. Our beautiful Presidential Suite in the Eastern Wing of the hotel provides the ideal home away from home for larger families. This elegant suite offers a large living area which connects two bedrooms creating a two-bedroom suite.

The K Club The Viceroy Suite

The Viceroy Suite

The Viceroy Suite design was an homage to the master bedroom of the original house at The K Club, Straffan House. Guests are transported to old world beauty while taking in in the breath-taking views of the manicured gardens – an ideal space for honeymooners or those in search of a romantic escape.

The K Club The Imperial Suite

The Imperial Suite

For even the most discerning guest seeking the ultimate country escape, the two-bedroom Imperial Suite offers the very best in five star luxury. The spectacular master bedroom is home to a luxurious four poster bed, and the suite comes with the option of a second bedroom.

Byerley Tuck – named for a stallion – is the principal dining room. It’s a lavish space, with fine views, and a menu to match: try the whiskey-cured salmon or tasty Monaghan duck; and be sure to explore the dazzling wine list. Breakfast is served in the River Room overlooking the Liffey. It comprises a fine à la carte menu, with the eggs Benedict particularly recommended. Afternoon tea is served in the elegant Chinese Drawing Room. Pop into the Monkey Puzzle (another horse) for a quiet drink and a casual bite. There’s also a cocktail bar.

The K Club The Byerley Turk Restaurant

The Byerley Turk Restaurant

Named after the legendary thoroughbred stallion, the Byerley Turk restaurant is recognised as one of the finest on the island of Ireland and is widely celebrated for its award-winning cuisine and extensive wine list. In the elegant surroundings of our Byerley Turk dining room, you and your guests will enjoy exquisite dishes created by our highly experienced and passionate team of chefs, along with a wine list showcasing the finest wines from around the world. Using the very best locally sourced Irish ingredients, our chefs have created a fascinating menu that reflects both modern international tastes and traditional Irish cuisine. Added to that, many of the ingredients they use are grown right here in the stunning kitchen gardens of The K Club, bringing an outstanding provenance to all of the Byerley Turk’s signature dishes.

The K Club The River Room Restaurant

The River Room Restaurant

The River Room overlooks The K Club’s stunning landscaped gardens, situated along the banks of the river Liffey as it flows gently towards the capital. Our breakfast room is a true oasis of calm in which to plan the day ahead at The K Club, whether that is a round of golf, a trek on horseback, a stroll along the river or just spending time with family and friends. Breakfast options include The K Club’s famous full Irish breakfast, our gorgeous Eggs Benedict as well as a variety of continental breakfast options. We also have a full range of gluten-free breakfast pastries, breads and cereals and are happy to cater for any other dietary requirements you may have.

The K Club Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea

These days, there is often very little time to relax, sit back and indulge the finer things in life. So what better way to savour the serene atmosphere and sumptuous surroundings The K Club than with our signature Afternoon Tea? Afternoon Tea is served in our luxurious Chinese Drawing Room and has become one of the most sought-after traditions among our guests at the 5 Star The K Club Hotel & Resort. You will enjoy a three-tiered silver stand of freshly baked scones with jam and cream, delectable pastries and elegant finger sandwiches served with the finest tea and coffee.

The K Club Media Puzzle Lounge

Media Puzzle Lounge

The Media Puzzle Lounge is a laidback hotel bar located in the newly built wing of The K Club. It is a relaxing, comfortable space in which to enjoy a casual lunch, a pre-dinner aperitif or a pint of creamy Irish Guinness. Named after one of Dr Michael Smurfit’s Melbourne Cup-winning horses, the light-filled Media Puzzle Lounge is painted in a classic racing green and features French windows that open out to The K Club’s gorgeous lawns. The Gatsby-style chandeliers in the lounge were taken from the old swimming pool in the hotel, which were fitted by one of the previous owners, Iranian Air Force founder Nader Jahanbani.

The K Club Vintage Crop Cocktail Bar

Vintage Crop Cocktail Bar

As County Kildare is so rich in equestrian history, it is only fitting that our cocktail bar is named after Dr Michael Smurfit’s beloved Irish gelding, Vintage Crop. Winner of the Melbourne Cup in 1993 and of the Jefferson Smurfit Memorial Irish St Leger in 1993 and 1994, Vintage Crop was the first Irish horse to surpass the £1 million mark in winnings. He holds a special place in all our hearts here in The K Club. The opulent bar and balcony area of the Vintage Crop Cocktail Bar overlook the beautifully manicured K Club gardens, which are adorned by a host of specimen trees such as great Irish oak, yew and western red cedar. It is a most relaxing environment in which to enjoy an evening drink, including some fine Champagnes and beautiful Barton & Guestier wines.

The K Club Legends Restaurant at the K Club Hotel & Golf Resort

Legends Restaurant at The K Club Hotel & Golf Resort

Legends is located in the famous Arnold Palmer Clubhouse, which is named after the legendary golfer who designed both courses here at The K Club. The restaurant redefines traditional dining while creating a unique destination in a relaxing atmosphere. Our menus are built on the finest Irish produce, combining much-loved local dishes with classic cuisine from around the world. The renowned beverage menu at Legends has been created with long lunches and casual evening drinks in mind, as guests relax and enjoy the gorgeous views over the golf course. Signature drinks such as the Legendary Arnold Palmer Tea (iced tea and lemonade) and the ‘Arnold Palmer’ itself are now very much part of American culture.

The K Club The K Thai Restaurant

The K Thai Restaurant

In Thailand, as in Ireland, food forms a major part of all significant social occasions. That is the ethos behind The K Thai restaurant. With its open plan design, this is a place where great food and great company can be enjoyed together. The K Thai mixes the best of time-honoured Thai and Asian recipes with Irish produce to create a memorable Asian fusion cuisine, complemented by a wine list expertly chosen to match the delicate, subtle Asian flavours. Our chefs have created sublime dishes inspired by recipes from the far north of Thailand which have strong Lao and Burmese influences. You can also pit your senses against the fiery curries of Isan in the north-east or savour the creamy coconut curries popular in southern Thailand.

No shortages of facilities here either. Pride of place goes to the two golf courses, which will bear comparison to the best (the Ryder Cup was held here in 2006). The spacious and gleaming K Spa is also excellent, and comes with Natura Bissé products, and a 16-metre pool.

The K Club Pool


Dive into our performance swimming pool to test your endurance or for a leisurely dip to unwind, followed by a relaxing trip to the jacuzzi & steam room. Forget all your worries during your stay at The K Club Hotel which is located only 30 minutes from Dublin. The K Health & Fitness Centre is our dedicated fitness facility at The K Club Hotel designed to meet your individual fitness goals. This 20,000 sq ft compound hosts a gymnasium, juice bar, pilates studio and in house personal trainers. However, the crown jewel of the fitness centre is its comprehensive ‘pool hall’. Guests can enjoy a dip in our 16.5 metre swimming pool, ideal for someone looking for a relaxing swim or a fun way to spend time with their kids.

The K Club Spa


For the ultimate luxurious Spa Hotels Kildare offers, visit the magnificent K Spa. The K Spa at the extravagant 5 Star K Club Hotel & Resort in Kildare is a hidden luxury oasis of calm and tranquility. Being the finest of Spa Resort Ireland can offer, we come with the highest levels of luxury, comfort and escapism, located just 30 minutes outside the bustling city of Dublin. The K Spa is the perfect destination for anyone searching for a Kildare Spa Breaks or luxurious Spa Day in Ireland. The K Spa is a luxurious spa resort near Dublin where every detail has been tailored to suit your needs. Everything from the spirit, sound and fragrance of the surrounding landscape combines with the delicate scent of aromatherapy essence and soft musical notes to offer you the perfect harmony which will enhance your complete relaxation.

The K Club Garden Walks & Cycling

Kids Club

We have a dedicated Kids’ Club with a wide range of activities suitable for kids of all ages. Our ‘K Cubs’ service offers parents the opportunity to relax and unwind safe in the knowledge that their children are being cared for and enjoying themselves with our extensive activities.

The K Club Golf


The 5 Star K Club Hotel & Golf Resort is one of the best golf hotels in Ireland, world famous for being the top Kildare Golf Club and one of the top golf resorts near Dublin. When you come to The K Club Hotel in Kildare, you are treated to an incredible golfing experience at our luxury Hotel & Golf Resort near Dublin. Located only 30 minutes from Dublin in a beautiful location in County Kildare, The K Club is a luxurious getaway that offers 5 star accommodation, incredible dining experiences as well as an internationally acclaimed spa and world famous golf courses here in Kildare, Ireland.

Area & Location

Area, Country
Kildare, Ireland
Nearest Airport
Dublin Airport
Local Currency
Time Change
Best time to go
Best visited between May through August.

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