PUNCHESTOWN FESTIVAL

April 25th - 29th 2023

Punchestown, County Kildare

KILKEA CASTLE HOTEL

Citywest, County Dublin

25 mins from Punchestown Racecourse

From Only €169 pp

KILKEA CASTLE HOTEL, KILKEA, COUNTY KILDARE

The 4* Kilkea Castle Hotel is located in stunning countryside close to the town of Athy in County Kildare with fabulous rooms and dining options. Only 45 minutes from Dublin Airport and less than 25 minutes from Punchestown racecourse.

Fabulous views of the 13th Century Castle greet you on arrival into the Kilkea Estate. Surrounded by a Championship Golf Course Kilkea offers excellent value accommodation for the festival week and is ideal for couples, groups and guests that want a day or more at the races. The Carriage Rooms and Lodges are spacious bedrooms with every amenity you would expect for a 4* Hotel. The guest rooms have all been recently refurbished to a very high standard with very comfortable beds and pillows. The Castle Restaurant and Bar and Golf Clubhouse for less formal dining gives you a wide choice of eating options during your stay.
Our exclusive Punchestown Festival packages can be tailored to perfectly suit you. Stay as long as you wish, go racing on as many days as you want to for your racing break.

RACE & STAY PACKAGES INCLUDE

  • Your choice of Stay and Room at Kilkea Castle
  • Full Irish Breakfast Each Morning
  • Coach Transport to and from Punchestown Racecourse
  • Reserved Enclosure Racecourse Admission
  • Our Resident Guest Managers looking after all your needs
  • All local taxes and VAT

All prices are shown in Euros. On the booking form start by selecting your package, then the number of guests you want to book for. The Total Price displayed is based on the number of guests you want to book for sharing twin or double rooms. Single travellers are welcome: Supplement €100 per night. You can book for any number of guests, with just one fully refundable €100 deposit.

When we receive your booking we will email you a booking confirmation within 48 hours. If your booking is not clear or we think we can save you money we will call or email you before emailing you your confirmation. Your booking is totally flexible and you are welcome to change anything or add other items, or cancel your booking anytime up until 31 days before you arrive and we will refund your deposit

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Book now with just one €100 refundable deposit. Your booking is safe with us with our 100% money back guarantee. After You Book we will contact you to confirm your booking and you are welcome to change anything or cancel with a full refund anytime up until 31 days before you arrive.

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"I Just wanted to say a big thank you once again for a great weekend everything was perfect. We have caught the racing bug and will definitely be back again. Your staff were fantastic so friendly and welcoming".

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PUNCHESTOWN FESTIVAL

SOME EXCITING EXTRAS

To Add to your Punchestown Package

RACE AND STAY

EXCLUSIVE EXTRAS

To make your trip even more special

VIP HOSPITALITY

From Only €199 pp

The 2023 Punchestown Festival will be special and we have our Exclusive Vantage Suite Hospitality packages to offer to add to your Race and Stay Package or to purchase on their own.

Our Vantage Hospitality offers the ultimate in dining, viewing and service on the first 4 days of the festival. Located in the presigious Hunt Stand ovelooking the finishing straight with perfect racecourse views our exclusive Suite package is excellent value for money. Enjoy the Punchestown Festival in style and comfort.

IRISH NATIONAL STUD

From Only €39 pp

Our exclusive VIP Irish National Stud tours are available on ALL Festival mornings in 2023. Your tour experience includes return transport to and from your Hotel and our special guided tour of one of Ireland's most visited attractions.

Enjoy seeing the newly born foals. Meet the Living legends, Faugheen, Hurricane Fly, Rite of Passage, Kicking King and Beef or Salmon. Enjoy the new interactive Irish Racehorse Experience and learn about the Stud's operation and history. This is one of our most popular and requested trips for Punchestown Guests.

CHARITY GOLF DAY

From Only €149 pp

Our exclusive Punchestown Festival Charity Golf Day takes place on Monday 24th April at the Palmer North (Ryder Cup) Course at The K Club. Join us in the company of some of Ireland's best known racing celebrities and help us support the Irish Injured Jockeys Fund

Package Includes: Return Transport from your Hotel, Breakfast Roll, Tea or Coffee on arrival. Use of all facilities at The K Club, Green Fees and contribution to the Irish Injured Jockeys Fund. Why not add this exclusive option to your Punchestown Racing Break with us in 2023 and celebrate the Festival in style.

THE GOLD CUP HOOLEY

From Only €79 pp

Join us for a fabulous evening after racing on Wednesday 26th April (Gold Cup Day) where you can enjoy a traditional Irish supper with Music, Celtic dancing and a whole lot of fun.

An informal and enjoyable night out in our Private Irish Pub with everything arranged for you. Package includes a Traditional Irish Menu Supper, Celtic Dancers, Traditional musicians and, if you are staying with us, transport from the races and back home to your Hotel after the evening concludes. Great craic altogether, don't miss it.

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As an Official Guest Partner for Punchestown we have unprecidented access to the best Racecourse Facilities, Hospitality and much more. Whether you are a group, a couple or on your own we will do our utmost to ensure you have the best Punchestown Racing Break possible. Our Ready made packages suit most guests but our expert staff are always wiling to build a package to perfectly suit your group size and budget so please do Contact us if we can help in any way.

We know we offer the best value and quality racing breaks in Ireland but you do not have to take our word for it, just check out our recent Guest Testimonials and see for yourself what our customers say about our service.

RACE & STAY PROUDLY SUPPORT

We support the Irish Injured Jockeys and The Irish Horse Welfare Fund