The Talbot Carlow is one of Ireland’s top family-friendly accommodations. The four-star property, which is situated just outside Carlow Town, is within easy access of Kilkenny, Kildare, Wexford, Waterford and Wicklow, making it an ideal base for exploring the Southeast.
The hotel, a member of the prestigious Talbot Hotel Group, offers 82 standard guest rooms that include flat-screen TV, WiFi access, iron, ironing board, hospitality tray, hairdryer, direct dial telephone and luxury toiletries. There are also two spectacular suites that provide added comfort and wonderful views of the rolling countryside.
Another place to take in panoramic vistas is the hotel’s Liberty Tree Restaurant, situated on the fourth floor. It is the perfect spot for indulging in fine wines and an exquisite array of cuisine. Alternatively, guests can visit Corries Bar and Bistro, a popular eatery that features a spacious design with fresh food available throughout the day. At the weekend, live music adds to the ambiance.
In addition to great food and drink, the Talbot provides fine health and leisure facilities at its Inspirit Club, winner of the White Flag award. The centre boasts a 20m swimming pool, children’s pool, state-of-the-art gymnasium, sauna, steam room and fitness studio with a range of classes. For the ultimate in relaxation, hotel guests can pamper themselves at the Pure Beauty Spa, which offers facials and massages in addition to beauty and hairstyling services.
For those planning a special event in Carlow, there’s no better choice than the Talbot. The hotel offers a diverse selection of conference rooms and a banqueting suite as well as the attention of a professional and dedicated staff that help make every event a success.
Carlow is a picturesque region with mountains, countryside and river valleys. For avid walkers, it offers three of Ireland’s key routes: The South Leinster, The Barrow and Wicklow ways. It is also home to a number of fantastic golf courses, gardens and heritage sites.