PUNCHESTOWN FESTIVAL

April 25th - 29th 2023

Punchestown, County Kildare

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PUNCHESTOWN FESTIVAL
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The 2023 Punchestown Festival will be special with large crowds and fabulous racing and entertainment lined up for the week. Held between Tuesday April 25th and Saturday April 29th at Punchestown Racecourse, near Naas in County Kildare. Only 40 minutes away from Dublin City and Airport

Race and Stay are the Largest and the Premier Horse Racing Tour Specialists in Ireland. Over 36,000 happy guests have booked with us and we are proud to be an Official Guest Partner for Punchestown Racecourse. Following our sell out in 2022 we are again delighted to offer our exclusive 2023 Race and Stay packages to Punchestown guests.

If you have never been to Punchestown Festival before our expert staff can help. Just call us on +353 45 522795 or email us and we will build your perfect Punchestown Festival package for you. Our Complete Race and Stay Packages are excellent value for money and you can book online, over the phone or by email with confidence for any number of guests, with just one fully refundable €100 deposit backed up by our 100% refund guarantee.

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Select a Hotel from the list below and you can view all of the fabulous offers we have.

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LOCAL HOTELS

Stay Close to Punchestown Racecourse

STAY IN TOWN

From Only €159pp

Hotel | Transport | Tickets are all included

WESTGROVE HOTEL

From Only €159 pp

SOLD OUT ON SATURDAY

The 4* Westgrove Hotel is ideally located in the Village of Clane, close to Naas Town. Only 35 minutes from Dublin Airport and City Centre and less than 25 minutes from Punchestown racecourse.

One of our most popular Hotels for the festival week and ideal for couples, groups and guests that want a great value experience for The Punchestown Festival. The Westgrove Hotel & Spa has 140 spacious bedrooms, and some apartments, all with luxury decor and every amenity you would expect for a 4* Hotel. The Leisure club and Spa are excellent and our exclusive VIP Guest Bar and Lounge and a wide range of special events and dining options make The Westgrove a fun place to stay during Punchestown Festival.
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.

KILKEA CASTLE

From Only €169 pp

The 4* Kilkea Castle Hotel is located in beautiful countryside, close to Athy Town. Only 45 minutes from Dublin Airport and City Centre and less than 25 minutes from Punchestown racecourse.

Ideal for couples, groups and guests that want a country break and great value experience for The Punchestown Festival. Kilkea Castle Hotel & Spa has spacious bedrooms, and some Lodges, all with luxury decor and every amenity you would expect for a 4* Hotel. Surrounded by a Championship Golf Course The Leisure club and Spa are excellent and a wide range of special events and dining options make Kilkea Castle a relaxing and enjoyable place to stay during Punchestown Festival.
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.

THE ADDRESS

From Only €169 pp

The 4* Address Hotel is ideally located just off the main M7 motorway near Citywest, with fabulous rooms and dining options. Only 25 minutes from Dublin Airport and less than 35 minutes from Punchestown racecourse.

An excellent value 4* Hotel for the festival week and ideal for couples, groups and guests that want a day or more at the races. The Address has quiet 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 famous McGettigans Cookhouse Restaurant and Bar is on site giving you excellent dining options during Punchestown Festival.
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.

BARBERSTOWN CASTLE

From Only €179 pp

The 4* Barberstown Castle Hotel is ideally located in the quiet hamlet of Straffan, close to the famous K Club. Only 35 minutes from Dublin Airport and City Centre and less than 25 minutes from Punchestown racecourse.

Ideal for couples and guests that want a high quality experience for The Punchestown Festival. The Barberstown Castle Hotel has 58 spacious bedrooms, some with 4 poster beds and castle style luxury decor and many more twin or double rooms with a modern feel. Our exclusive VIP Guest Bar and Lounge and a wide range of special events and dining options make Barberstown a relaxing and fun place to stay during Punchestown Festival.
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.

KEADEEN HOTEL

From Only €199 pp

The 4* Keadeen Hotel is ideally located on the edge of the Curragh Plains. Only 45 minutes from Dublin Airport and less than 25 minutes from Punchestown racecourse.

One of our most popular Hotels for the festival week and ideal for couples, groups and guests that want a day or more at the races at one of County Kildare's best known racing Hotels. The Keadeen Hotel has spacious bedrooms with every amenity you would expect for a 4* Hotel. The guest rooms are very nice with comfortable beds and pillows. Well known locally for food quality and guest service this is an excellent place to stay during Punchestown Festival.
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.

THE OSPREY HOTEL

From Only €219 pp

Ideally located right in the heart of the social hub of the festival in Naas Town within easy walking distance of Bars and Entertainment the 4* Osprey Hotel is one of the most popular Hotels for the Punchestown Festival.

Ideal for groups, couples and singles. The Osprey Hotel has an award winning spa and leisure club and a popular restaurant and bar with an excellent local reputation for food and service. Rooms are large, comfortable and are well appointed. A very popular place apres racing with locals, owners and trainers with our exclusive VIP Guest Bar and Lounge and a wide range of special events and dining options.
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.

LAWLORS HOTEL

From Only €219 pp

KING BEDROOMS ONLY

Ideally located right in the heart of the social hub of the festival in Naas Town within easy walking distance of Bars and Entertainment the 4* Lawlors Hotel is one of the most popular Hotels for the Punchestown Festival.

Ideal for couples and singles. The Lawlors Hotel has an award winning spa and leisure club and a popular restaurant and bar with an excellent local reputation for food and service. Rooms are large, comfortable and are well appointed. A very popular place apres racing with locals, owners and trainers and a wide range of special events and dining options.
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.

THE KILLASHEE HOTEL

From Only €249 pp

Located only 2km outside of the social hub of the festival in Naas Town, the 4* Killashee Hotel is the closest to the racecourse and one of the most popular Hotels for the Punchestown Festival.

Ideal for small groups, couples and singles. The Killashee Hotel has an award winning spa and leisure club and a popular restaurant and bar with an excellent local reputation for food and service. Rooms are large, comfortable and are well appointed. A very popular place apres racing with many racegoers with a wide range of dining options.
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.

THE K CLUB RESORT

From Only €269 pp

The 5* K Club Hotel is located in the quiet hamlet of Straffan. One of Ireland's best known luxury Hotels. Located in a beautiful country estate only 30 minutes from Dublin Airport and City Centre only 25 minutes from Punchestown.

Surrounded by 2 Championship Golf Courses with an award winning restaurant, spa and leisure facilities the K Club is ideal for couples and guests that want a VIP 5* experience for The Punchestown Festival. The K Club Resort has spacious bedrooms, with executive and suite options with golf course views as an option for your stay. All have luxury decor and have every luxury one would expect from a 5* Hotel. Our exclusive VIP options and a wide range of special events and dining packages make The K Club a relaxing and quality place to stay during Punchestown Festival.
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.

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DUBLIN HOTELS

Stay in The Capital 45 minutes from Punchestown Racecourse

STAY IN DUBLIN

From Only €159pp

Hotel | Transport | Tickets are all included

THE CLAYTON HOTEL

From Only €159 pp

The Clayton Hotel at Sandyford is a modern hotel, ideally located just off the M50 Motorway. Less than 40 minutes from Punchestown Racecourse and only 20 minutes from Dublin City Centre.

Ideal for groups, couples and singles the Aircoach from Dublin Airport drops off and picks up directly outside the hotel every 30 minutes and the return fare is only €18. The Brasserie restaurant and Bookmakers Bar are just perfect for a meal or drink and both have an excellent reputation. Guest rooms are designed to maximise your comfort and include a 42” flat screen TV, complimentary WiFi, your choice of Clayton signature bed.
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.

THE ROYAL MARINE HOTEL

From Only €159 pp

The excellent 4* Royal Marine Hotel is located on the seafront in Dun Loughaire, about 25 minutes travel time from Dublin City & Airport and is served by several Dublin Airport Coach routes.

Ideal for groups, couples and singles the Royal Marine Hotel has an excellent reputation for food and service. Rooms are spacious, comfortable and are well appointed. For a small increase you can upgrade your room to one with a spectaular sea view or for that ultmate luxury experience to one of the suites (pictured). Very popular with groups with plenty of bars and restaurants close by. The leisure centre is top class with an award winning spa on site.
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.

THE MALDRON HOTEL

From Only €179 pp

SOLD OUT FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

The 4* Maldron Hotel is ideally located on Pearse Street, within easy walking distance of the Dublin City Bars and Nightlife. Only 25 minutes from Dublin Airport and less than 45 minutes from Punchestown racecourse.

One of our most popular Dublin Hotels for the festival week and ideal for couples, groups and guests that want a day or more at the races and the nightlife and shopping in Dublin City. The Maldron Hotel has 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. Hotel and local area dining options make The Maldron a fun place to stay during Punchestown Festival.
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.

THE MARKER HOTEL

From Only €239 pp

The 5* Marker Hotel is located in the trendy docklands area of Dublin City. One of Ireland's best luxury Hotels only 20 minutes from Dublin Airport and only 45 minutes from Punchestown Racecourse.

Ideal for groups, couples and singles The 5* Marker Hotel has an award winning reputation for food and service, with an excellent Spa and lots of Leisure options. Rooms are very comfortable and are well appointed and the rooftop bar is a fabulous place to enjoy dinner ar a drink with views over Dublin City and the Irish Sea beyond.Within easy walking distance of the many shops, bars and restaurants of the City Centre this is an ideal place to stay if you want to enjoy the city and have one or more days at Punchestown Festival.
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.

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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

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THE IRISH INJURED JOCKEYS FUND

Race and Stay presentation at Punchestown 2022

As a business being part of Irish Racing is exciting and enjoyable but dosen't come without risk. We are proud to support the industry trade charity that cares for Injured Jockeys and helps them rehabilitate, for some its a long and painful haul. We support the charity in many ways, we donate, we organise events with the proceeds going directly to the fund and we also purchase IIJF products. This is our small way of paying back to the industry that we work in, and we are very proud to do so.

THE IRISH HORSE WELFARE TRUST

Without the equine stars we see each day at the races there would be no races at all. It is our stated aim as a businees to help care for the thoroughbreds that deliver top quality entertainment for us when their career on the track is over or for when they need help for any reason. The Irish Horse Welfare Trust has the excellent staff and facilities to do just that and we are delighted to donate a percentage of our profits each year to help them sustain and improve upon the fabulous work they do.