Mount Juliet is a sophisticated 5-star hotel occupying a grand 18th century Georgian manor house, on one of Ireland’s leading country estates that is steeped in history. Enjoying an enviable location sitting on a hill overlooking the River Nore, enclosed by more than 1,500 acres of beautiful landscaped grounds and woodland. Located in tranquil Thomastown in County Kilkenny, it is ideally located for exploring the local area, that is rich in things to see and do. A stay at the magnificent Mount Juliet provides a relaxing location and setting for a luxury getaway in Ireland, be one of the many notable guests who have stayed here over the years.
Their ethos is on superior service and hospitality and they certainly deliver on this. There is no pretentiousness as you would expect from a luxury resort, just a welcoming and friendly approach from all that work here.
The guest rooms are spacious and have been tastefully and uniquely designed in a Georgian style decor representative of their original splendour. These stylish rooms are spacious and above all comfortable, featuring warm creamy tones, original features, rich furnishings, beautiful accents and dark wood furniture that all compliment each other. These well equipped rooms have all the conveniences a modern traveller could need and more, the extra touches allow a more personal and enjoyable stay.
The grounds also include cottages, a stone lodge and a couple of homes providing a choice of self catering accommodations. They have been beautifully adapted to provide sumptuous accommodations that blend modern and traditional decor seamlessly.
Kendal’s Restaurant is an award winning restaurant, located at Hunters Yard, it is a wonderfully inviting French Brasserie, with a selection of French classic dishes with a modern twist. The setting is modern and relaxed and has lovely views over the grounds.
Lady Helen Restaurant is the holder of many industry awards and a Michelin star, offering fine dining amongst its elegant and stylish decor with lovely views onto the manicured grounds. The contemporary menu has international influences and contains dishes that are created using the finest in local, seasonal produce, much is produced in their own gardens. The opulence of the setting is reflected in the richness and exquisiteness of the inspiring dishes served here. Diners are assured a gastronome delight and a memorable experience when they dine here.
The Presidents Bar has a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, it enjoys an uncomplicated decor and wonderful views of the golf course. It is open daily and offers a casual dining option, the menu features light bites, snacks and hot and cold dishes that are all freshly prepared and delicious.
Majors Bar has a sumptuous decor with a welcoming open fire, comfortable seating, fabulous views and a features memorabilia from Mount Juliet’s racing glory days. With a well stocked bar it is the ideal setting to relax with friends and family whilst, enjoying a drink.
The spa has the most relaxing and restful setting so that all those that enter will find a haven of peace and tranquility, in a modern and stylish setting. With a range of traditional and alternative health and beauty treatments and products, all needs are catered to. The health club features a state of the art gym with all the latest fitness equipment, weights and free weights, as well as a choice of exercise classes. Other amenities include an indoor pool, sauna and steam room, all that guests need to leave refreshed and invigorated.
The beautiful grounds host a number of amenities, not least an 18 hole championship golf course. There is also an equestrian centre, shooting and archery. There are two excellent rivers running through the estate that are well stocked with trout and salmon for those interested in fishing. There are lovely walks amongst the delightful grounds, or hire a bike to explore or perhaps take a guided pony and trap tour, to learn about the history of this fascinating estate.