Ireland’s extraordinary five star manor house hotel, The Kildare Hotel, Spa & Country Club, affectionately known as The K Club, announces its new Incentive Meeting Program. The K Club is located on the banks of the River Liffey in the heart of the idyllic Irish countryside, just 30 minutes from Dublin and Dublin International Airport. The K Club offers a host of activities for incentive groups, including world-class golf, award-winning dining, and superb incentive facilities and meeting support.
The Kildare Hotel, Spa & Country Club is a five-star meeting and incentive experience that offers planners a comprehensive facility coupled with service that has won top awards globally. The resort provides 10 function rooms, accommodating groups from 10 to 500 guests. Each incentive program at The K Club is custom-designed to the exact needs and specifications of the group.
The K Club offers some of Europe’s best golf. Two Arnold Palmer-designed championship golf courses are ideal for incentive groups, including the Palmer Ryder Cup Course and The Smurfit Palmer Course. The K Club knows how to stage superb events, having successfully hosted 13 European Opens and The Ryder Cup 2006. The resort also offers an exceptional wellness program at the extraordinary K Spa.
Located so near to Dublin, The K Club is well situated to provide incentive meeting planners with a centralized location from which they can offer day trips into the city or surrounding countryside, during or post-meeting.
The customized K Club Incentive Meeting can include:
-Luxurious accommodations in a superior guestroom or suite, featuring king-size beds *
-Hand painted en-suite baths, with luxurious toiletries
-Traditional Full Irish Breakfast each morning in the River Room Restaurant
-Lunch and Dinner in the fine dining River Room Restaurant
-Legends Bar & Restaurant for traditional Irish conviviality
-Complimentary broadband Internet access in all meeting rooms and guest accommodations
-Electronic safe for valuables
-24-hour Concierge and Business Centre
-Complete fitness facilities and indoor pool
-State-of-the-art audiovisual equipment can be arranged
-Access to 2 world-class, Arnold Palmer-designed golf courses
Activities Available to Add to an Incentive Program can include*
- Special culinary events
- Golf Clinics & golfing on superb courses
- Putting competitions
- Clay shooting
- Horse Riding
- Fishing with a Ghillie on the River Liffey, which flows through the estate, and is one of Ireland’s best rivers for trout fishing
- The Celtic Challenge, with Gaelic Football, Hurling, Horse Shoe Throwing, Turf Stacking, Nail Banging, Wheelbarrow Racing, Wellie Throwing and much more
- Wine tasting in The K Club’s extraordinary wine cellar
- Irish whiskey tastings & Irish coffee demonstrations
- Irish cookery demonstrations
- Pre Dinner Drinks in the manor house’s historic Yeats Room & The Old Entrance Hall with breathtaking views overlooking the River Liffey and the manicured lawns & gardens
- Private dining on a Private Island, Inis Mor Island, in the middle of the River Liffey
- Kwam Suk, Royal Thai and Oriental Restaurant, an extraordinary traditional Thai & Asian restaurant fusing the finest of Irish produce with spices and flavors of the East.
- Historical tours of The K Club’s magnificent manor house
- Specialized tours of the resort’s extraordinary private Art Collection, which features the largest exhibition of art by John "Jack" Butler Yeats in private hands
The K Club, Ireland’s AA Hotel of the Year, is located in the heart of the idyllic Irish countryside in the picturesque village of Straffan, Co. Kildare. The long standing member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts offers the very best of pampering, leisure and golf facilities and is only 30 minutes from Dublin and Dublin International Airport – now featuring added direct flights from Washington, DC’s Dulles Airport. Built in 1832 on the banks of the River Liffey, the original manor house was modeled after a French Château and still retains many of its original architectural features, art work and antiques. It opened as a luxury hotel in 1991 and was Ireland’s first AA Five Red Star property. The distinctively European resort may well be the best destination for important incentive meetings designed to reward participants.
The K Club’s Meetings & Incentive Program is available through December 31, 2012. Pricing is determined based on dates and activities preferred for the Incentive meeting. For further details on The K Club Meeting & Incentive Programs for 2012, please call 1-866-417-8555) or visit at www.kclub.ie.
* Bespoke guest accommodations from $345 / €265 per person. Incentive Activities priced individually.
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About The K Club
The K Club is a multifaceted resort set on 550 acres and on the banks of the River Liffey in Straffan, Co. Kildare, Ireland. Just 30 minutes from Dublin International Airport and Dublin City Centre, the resort includes a 69-bedroom hotel which is this year’s AA Hotel of the Year; two Arnold Palmer-designed championship golf courses – The Palmer Ryder Cup Course and The Smurfit Palmer Course, The K Spa and several restaurants and bars. The resort has staged 13 European Opens and The Ryder Cup 2006.
Winner of several accolades for both its hotel and golf offerings, The K Club is renowned as one of the world’s premier golfing destinations. Other facilities and activities offered on site include conferencing, fishing, horse riding, archery, wine cellar and art & history tours. There is a dedicated Health and Fitness Club, the extraordinary K Spa, and a Kids Club which runs daily.
The magical setting of the resort, the magnificent grounds and stringent attention to detail and service has made the property a firm favorite with golfers, families, business travelers, spa goers and wedding couples. The K Club offers excellent value-added packages for the corporate, leisure and incentive markets. For more information on packages, services or for best available rates offered log on to www.kclub.ie. The K Club is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.