Kilkenny Self Catering

Welcome to Self Catering Kilkenny!

We manage all types of accommodation in Kilkenny. All our accommodation are centrally located within distance of all amenities. Kilkenny is a well known hot spot for groups including hens and stags. With a wide range of activities, restaurant and pubs and clubs. You will be sure to find something that will suit your group. There is many things to do in Kilkenny from visiting all the historic hot spots like Kilkenny Castle or just for a nice relaxing meal in some of the top restaurants in town.

Kilkenny is a very family friendly town with oodles of things to do to keep your family entertained. We can provide you with the ideal accommodation for your family trip all year round.

We take all the hassle away of organising your trip and will provide all you need for your break away. Kilkenny Self Catering provides trips for all year round. Contact us and tell us what you need for your ideal trip away.

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Anglers Rest Holiday Homes

 *Leitrim Road– Newly modernised house sleeps 21 people(6 bedrooms,3 ensuite + 2 separate Large bathrooms). Perfect for big groups!! 2 large gardens. We have fully furnished rooms plus other modern facilities and amenities that your group might require for a comfortable stay. Fully equipped kitchen in a large shared living area.
 *Croghan Road- Sleeps up to 31 people. Houses all beside one another perfect for Hen and stag parties. Newly renovated for 2014!!! 2 minute drive from Carrick-on-Shannon train station.

Extra’s- FREE VOUCHERS for nightclubs, Taxi Service on Site.

Bride/groom free of charge with groups over 20.

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When booking your accommodation we can only provide you with the accommodation details once a deposit is secured. We advise our customers to book early to get the best accommodation for your group. Our locations book out in advance so we advise customers to secure their weekend with a deposit at the earliest convenience.


Booking deposit will go onto a good behaviour deposit (refundable on check-out)

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Riverside Paradise

Kick back, relax, and live like a queen in your own luxurious Riverside Paradise. You and up to 11 friends can hide away, snuggle up, and enjoy endless pampering and a fun weekend at Riverside Paradise self-catering holiday home. To make your experience an unforgettable one, we can organise a number of activities for you to choose from:

  • Their local Beauty Therapist, Judy and her team, can visit you and your friends at Riverside Paradise to help you escape the pressures of life through the heavenly treatments and therapies, she and her staff, can offer you,
  • Personal Make Up demonstrations for you and your friends,
  • A cookery lesson, from their own local chef,
  • And if you like, their local chef can even cook that special dinner for you and your guests.

As the evening approaches why not watch one of their girly DVDs on the wide screen TV in their large, cosy sitting room. Imagine that big glass of wine, great company, and a crackling log fire. You might just have another glass of that wine before you settle down for the night or early hours of the following day.

If after all that pampering you want to hit the pubs, the town of Banagher is just 2 km from Riverside Paradise. Banagher itself boast 6 great pubs and a family run hotel. The atmosphere in the pubs is warm and welcoming to visitors. At the weekends a lot of the local pubs provide live music. Make sure you check out Hocks on the main street. You and all the girls are bound to have a great laugh and the perfect send off.

So, If you think you found the perfect spot for your girlie weekend and it lives up to all your ideas then contact Riverside Paradise today using the form below.

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Croan Cottages

Enjoy a weekend with your girls at Kilkenny, Ireland’s Sunny Southeast.

Croan Cottages are 4-star, traditional Irish self-catering accommodation. Our 5 self-catering holiday homes in Kilkenny can accommodate up to 26 people and are available to guests for week, weekend, or midweek breaks throughout the year.

Each of their cottages is spacious, has an open fire in the lounge for autumn or winter evenings, and direct access to private patio and barbeque area for al fresco dining and lazy summer evenings.  The cottages also have all the mod cons you would expect including fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer, cooker, microwave, TV, and central heating. Well-behaved pets are welcome to stay in the cottages.

If you prefer to have a quite night in to catch up with the girls, they can also provide meals for guests to have in their cottages.

Croan Cottages is just 10 minutes from Thomastown and 15 minutes from Kilkenny city. They have a number of local taxi companies who run guests in and out of town (Euro 25 for up to 7 people each way).

They can also help guests arrange activities like: high tea in a country house, pottery making, life drawing, Go Karting, etc.

Avail of our special offers for 2013: Free Extra Night with every short break, Complimentary Fruits and Vegetables from the Gardens, and free visitor guide!

To check availability or to book, drop them a line using the form below and they’ll get back to you the soonest possible time.

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Beechview Apartments

Beech View is a new development of 6 luxurious, self-catering apartments ideally located just off the Kilkenny ring road, offering our guests ease of access to the City, County & South East.

Our goal is to provide comfortable short and long term accommodation to visitors to this wonderful medieval city. The apartments are decorated to the highest standards and are the perfect base from which to explore all that Kilkenny has to offer. Our facilities include secure off road car parking, broadband internet access in all apartments, and a convenience store.

For more information on our amenities, please contact us using the form below.

While you stay with us here in Beechview, we can organise your whole hen weekend for you. We love catering hen parties and here are samples of what we offer: Finger Food on arrival, Dance Classes (Burlesque/Hip Hop), Cocktail Making Class, Ann Summers Party, Beauty Treatments / Blow Drys / Up Styles – all can be done onsite and Meal Deals (We offer both 3 and 4-course meal options. We can also include taxi trips into town & free entry into a nightclub, late bar or disco)

Contact us today using the form below to discuss your hen party options with us.

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Carrick Holiday Homes

Only a few minute’s walk from town and its many restaurants, night clubs, pubs and activites— Carrick Holiday Homes is your perfect choice for your hen party. We have years of experience helping hens, so let us help you organise your activities. Our assistance saves you money and takes a lot of stress off your planning. We offer advice on good value restaurants, night clubs, transportation, beauticians and hairdressers, etc. The following activities are some of the hens’ favourites: River Shannon cruises, movies at Carrick Cineplex, paintball, zorbing, kayaking and windsurfing, Canadian canoeing, Zipit, bowling, and the Boda Berg experience.      



      We provide you with a home away from home (and so much more)!


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Carrick Self Catering

Carrick Self Catering’s promise is to give you a stress-free hen party and the best value for your money.  We own and operate all our own accommodation to the highest standards and we specialise in organising hen parties. We accommodate any group size be it for one or two night stays.

Got a healthy appetite? Then give our Dinner Packages a shot.  You can choose from either three or four-course meals at a local hotel, nightclub, bar or restaurant.  Prices start at €20p.p

If you want to indulge yourself in some beauty treatments, then either one of these Pampering Packages is for you:  Girls Night In, Ann Summers Party, Hair & Make up, or half-day spa packages.  Prices start at €10p.p

If you want to try something new, then try any of these Wild and Funfilled Packages:   Nude art painting, pole dancing, 2-hour Moon River Cruise, Stripogram, Pole Dancing, Vintage Tea Party, or Victoria Walker Dance Classes.  Prices start at €15p.p

We got something for the thrill seekers too. Check out our Outdoor Adventure Packages:  Zorbing, kayaking and windsurfing, 2-hour surfing, horseback riding, or the High Wire Forest Adventure. Prices start at €10p.p

Should you have any idea in mind, do let us by filling the contact form below and we’ll be more than glad to design your own package.
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Aisleigh Guest House

If you’re planning a weekend getaway for a hen party, you’re on the right track.

Aisleigh Guest House is located in the scenic Carrick-on-Shannon— just a short walk away from the Carrick Golf Course and the Shannon River.

You also have the options of staying at one of our homely guesthouses that offers you utmost comfort or renting out one of our holiday homes for your party.

Aisleigh Guest House has a large lounge/games room that features a pool and a snooker table. We offer free wireless internet throughout the hotel and all our rooms feature telephones, tea/coffee making machines, shower rooms, hair dryers and TVs. We do have private parking as well as wine licence. (If you have further questions regarding amenities and features, please contact us using the form below.)

Boat trips on the Moon River can also be arranged for guests.

Contact us now using the form below to book your best weekend getaway ever and to avail of our hen party specials!

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Carrick Plaza Suites

If you’re planning to hold a hen party at Carrick on Shannon, the perfect place for you is Carrick Plaza Suites!

We have self-catering apartment suites that can accommodate up to 6 people and we also have a deluxe hotel suite that can sleep up to 4 people.

We made sure that all your needs are covered, so staying with us will be a breeze. We have an on-screen guide listing and base directory of local amenities, lift access from the secure underground parking area to all floors, and wireless internet all throughout the building. Local convenience stores such as Tesco, Centra, and Super-Valu are just a stone’s throw away and you can also ask local restaurants to deliver meals to the suites. How’s that for an easy breezy accommodation?

All rooms have a 40-inch flat screen TV with 25 HD channels and apartment suites have kitchens that are equipped with microwave oven, cooker, cutlery, crockery, fridge, toaster, and kettle.

If you’re booking for a group of at least 10 people, then we can help organise the following as part of your stay with us: Private cinema screenings, Kilronan Castle and Spa special treatment packages, clay pigeon shooting, paintballing in Battlebridge Paintballing, river Shannon cruises, and a 3-course meal with a glass of wine and entry into the local nightclub. All transport during your stay will also be organised by us.

And… If you’re booking 20 people or more for 2 nights, then you get to stay for free.

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