The K Club is a golf and leisure complex, its elegant and sophisticated 5-star hotel has been cleverly incorporated into the former 1830’s Straffan House, a magnificent French chateau style mansion. The property has underwent a sympathetic and careful conversion to create a first class and luxurious resort. It is situated on the private Straffan estate, sitting amongst 550 acres of beautifully manicured grounds and mature parkland, that provide a wealth of amenities for guests enjoyment.
This magnificent and stylish hotel has retained many original architectural features and is brimming with art work and antiques. It has a delightful decor that is both welcoming and luxuriant. It provides a glimpse into a former era of grace and style. Being a 5-star establishment guests can expect an unparalleled experience when staying here. They deliver the utmost level of service and standards across all areas. Guests can even take a history tour of the house and the cellar.
Guest rooms are elegant and have been individually designed with a French themed decor. These spacious and comfortable rooms are classic in design but above all are sumptuous. The rooms are well designed and are all individual with no two rooms being alike, they are furnished to the highest standard with exquisite attention to detail, ensuring a most pleasant and enjoyable stay. Rooms feature warm hues with rich furnishings and original paintings and antiques. All rooms benefit from stunning views of the grounds and the River Liffey that flows through the estate.
Fine dining can be enjoyed in a choice of restaurants each offering their own charm and appeal, and catering to all requirements. The K Restaurant focuses on Thai and Asian cuisine, and has a delightful calming and welcoming oriental decor, in a lovely open plan setting. Legends Restaurant is a bistro restaurant featuring a choice of European inspired dishes, in a lovely relaxed and casual setting, with lovely panoramic views and a bright and airy decor. The River Room Restaurant offers fine dining in a stylish and luxurious setting, with crisp white linens and rich warm furnishings, and lovely large windows that look out over the lovely grounds. It features a traditional menu produced from local and often home grown products.
The Media Puzzle Bar has a more modern feel and looks out over the lovely gardens, it is a great place to meet and socialise with friends, family or other guests. The Vintage Crop draws from the strong equestrian influences found in Kildare. This sumptuous bar with a balcony area overlooks the beautiful manicured lawns and features a well stocked bar and cigar selection.
The grounds offer a wealth of attractions, not least two 18-hole championship golf courses, horseback riding, falconry, tennis, archery, fishing, and clay-pigeon shooting, the perfect stay for a range of county pursuits. There is also a playground and a kids club. It also features a beautiful Victorian walled garden.
The K Spa transports guests to an oasis of calm and tranquility, it has a beautiful minimalist and modern decor that creates an atmosphere that is sublime and inviting, it allows for complete relaxation. Guests can indulge in an extensive range of individual health and beauty treatments which are available, they will cleanse and revitalise mind and body. Other facilities found here are an indoor pool, a secluded outdoor hot tub, a hydrobath, a Vichey shower and a sensual Rasul Chamber.