Zuni Restaurant & Boutique Hotel (Kilkenny, Ireland)


Zuni Restaurant & Boutique Hotel (Kilkenny, Ireland)

About Zuni Restaurant & Boutique Hotel

Situated in the heart of Kilkenny near Ireland’s famed “Medieval Mile,” Zuni Restaurant & Boutique Hotel offers boutique accommodations and award-winning cuisine. Guests are just minutes away from the many cultural landmarks of this historic Irish town. Upscale rooms feature stylish dark wood decor and include flat-screen televisions, private bathrooms with showers, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Visitors can enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout the common areas as well. Complimentary city centre parking is available. For lunch and dinner, the hotel prepares fine Irish cuisine made with local ingredients in its award-winning restaurant. The newly-renovated bar and lounge serves up a variety of drinks along with fresh tapas appetizers. In Kilkenny’s historic city centre, Zuni Restaurant & Boutique Hotel is less than one kilometre of attractions such as Kilkenny Castle, St. Canice’s Cathedral, the National Craft Gallery, and the Tudor-era Rothe House.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby

  • Free WiFi

  • Pool

  • Spa

  • Parking

  • Pets

  • A/C

  • Restaurant

  • Hotel bar

  • Gym


26 Patrick Street, R95 A897, Kilkenny, Ireland

Rating overview

  • Location
    Excellent  9.2 / 10
  • Rooms
    Very good  8.0 / 10
  • Service
    Excellent  8.6 / 10

Positive Reviews


Perfect location for exploring Kilkenny.

The hotel’s location in the heart of Kilkenny makes it the perfect place for those who want to explore the town. Historic landmarks like Kilkenny Castle along with numerous pubs, restaurants, and shops are all within walking distance. Many also loved the town itself and the easy walkability of the area.


Clean, modern, and stylish accommodations.

Guests gave high praise to the accommodations, stating that rooms are attractive, warm, and clean. Many added that the modern decor is tasteful and the furnishings are contemporary without being too minimalist.


Excellent restaurant meals.

The lunch and dinner cuisine served in the hotel’s award-winning restaurant lived up to its reputation. Reviewers noted that everything from coffee and snacks to multi-course meals was excellent and that the wait staff was attentive and professional.

Negative Reviews


Bathrooms could use refurbishing.

A number of reviewers stated that the bathrooms are tired, cramped, and in need of renovation. People said that the bathrooms looked a bit shabby, had worn or broken fixtures, and that the tile grout was dirty.


Daily breakfast is hit-and-miss.

The complimentary daily breakfast served in the hotel bar area did not quite compare to the quality of fare served in the restaurant. Guests felt that the morning fare was very hit-or-miss, with many stating that their Irish breakfast was very greasy or not cooked properly.


Some comfort issues in the rooms.

Visitors noticed some comfort issues in their suites, such as rooms being too warm and poorly-ventilated. Others reported noise from the restaurant extractor fan and loud doors, adding that the rooms are not well-insulated against sound.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Entrance Hall/lobby
  2. Parking
  3. Hotel bar
  4. Non-smoking rooms
  1. Wheelchair accessible
  2. Accessible parking
Room amenities
  1. Openable windows
  2. Television
  3. Hairdryer
  4. Central heating
Suitable for
  1. Gay friendly
  2. Adults only
Theme / Type
  1. Boutique hotel

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 14:00
  2. Check out: 12:00


26 Patrick Street , R95 A897 , Kilkenny , Ireland
Telephone: +353(56)7723999 | Fax: +353(56)7756400 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about Zuni Restaurant & Boutique Hotel

  • Is there a pool area at Zuni Restaurant & Boutique Hotel?

    No, Zuni Restaurant & Boutique Hotel doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at Zuni Restaurant & Boutique Hotel?

    No, Zuni Restaurant & Boutique Hotel doesn’t allow pets.

  • Is parking available at Zuni Restaurant & Boutique Hotel?

    Yes, Zuni Restaurant & Boutique Hotel provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at Zuni Restaurant & Boutique Hotel?

    Check-in at Zuni Restaurant & Boutique Hotel is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is Zuni Restaurant & Boutique Hotel located?

    Zuni Restaurant & Boutique Hotel is located in 26 Patrick Street, R95 A897, Kilkenny, Ireland.

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