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Kilkenny Hotel near Nowlan Park GAA Stadium

Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel is only 1.5km away from Nowlan Park Kilkenny

Nowlan Park is a famous GAA stadium in Kilkenny which was named after James Nowlan  who was the longest serving President of the GAA. Today, the stadium hosts major hurling matches and is mainly known for being home to the Kilkenny hurling team.

Nowlan Park has two covered stands and two terraces behind each goalpost. The current capacity of Nowlan Park is around 24,000 with a seating capacity of 17,000. There are plans to increase the capacity of the stadium to 40,000 in the next few years.

History was made at Nowlan Park on the 7th of June 2014 when Kilkenny versus Offaly was broadcast on Sky Sports which was the first time a GAA Championship fixture of any kind was broadcast live to a UK-wide audience. Nowlan Park too is a renowned concert venue and has hosted major stars including Rod Stewart, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Dolly Parton. Keep an eye out for great gigs coming up and enjoy proximity to concert venue and all the attractions of the City on your doorstep.

If you are looking for accommodation or a hotel near Nowlan Park then Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel in Kilkenny City Centre would be ideal. Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel is a 6 minute drive or 20 minute walk to Nowlan Park so if you are attending a GAA fixture or event at Nowlan Park, book your stay at Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel direct on our site today.

Our 118 contemporary guestrooms offer comfortable space for you to relax in after a GAA fixture or event at Nowlan Park. Our rooms are generous in size and have a bright and airy feel with all the comforts you’d expect in a contemporary, urban Kilkenny City hotel. Guests also enjoy free access to our hotel’s Leisure Centre which includes a 21m pool, children’s pool, fully equipped gym, sauna and steam room while there is also an opportunity to treat yourself to a pamper day at KO Spa.


See What Our Guests Have to Say:

‘In Kilkenny for a Concert’

“Travelled to Kilkenny for a concert and decided to make a weekend of it. Kilkenny Ormonde was situated close to Kilkenny Castle and there plenty of shops and places to eat nearby. The hotel is within walking distance to Nowlan Park so Kilkenny Ormonde is ideal if you are in Kilkenny for the sport or a concert.”