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Looking for Hotels near Punchestown. Rathsallagh is an ideal hotel for accomodation near Punchestown. The Hotel is located less than 20 mins from the Punchestown festival. Rathsallagh House accepts Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers
The Punchestown Irish National Hunt Festival takes place from the 24th to the 28th April 2018 and is the highlight of the Irish sporting and social calendar ( Click here for Punchestown Festival Guide ) The special combination of thrilling sporting action and dazzling glamour is unequaled thanks to the unique Punchestown Festival atmosphere. Rathsallagh House Hotel and Punchestown are synonymous with one another rather like a fine port and Stilton . Every year from the late 1800’s there have been House parties at Rathsallagh House Hotel for Punchestown, and since 1978 the O’Flynn family of Rathsallagh have continued that tradition.
Rathsallagh House Hotel is the most ideal base for visitors to Punchestown, being less than 20 minutes away from the track. The route itself is so easy as you travel from Rathsallagh on the R412 to Dunlavin, through the village onto the R413 and at Brannockstown turn right into the village of Ballymore Eustace and on out the R411 coming to Punchestown cross. And as you are approaching Punchestown from the south you are beating all the traffic from Naas, Kildare and Dublin as well. Of course Rathsallagh will be pleased to organise a taxi for you if you prefer not to drive. Click Here to Down Load Directions Rathsallagh / Punchestown
At Rathsallagh House you will experience the true old world atmosphere of Punchestown racing week in Kildare. Rathsallagh is a renowned base for the Punchestown Festival and has been frequented by owners, trainers, jockeys and punters alike for many years. Many a late night has bene had in the bar here at Rathsallagh as connecins celebrated wins for the likes of Moscow Flyer, Quevega, Jezki and many more.
Rathsallagh is delighted to announce that the Rathsallagh Punchestown Bus will be running Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. It will depart Rathsallagh at 1.40pm arriving at the track an hour and a half before the first. And of course Rathsallagh will have stocked the bus with plenty of refreshments and yummy nibbles. Rathsallagh House Hotel Guests also have exclusive access to the Rathsallagh House Hotel hospatality box on the Tuesday and Wednesday of festival week.
The VIP bus is equipped with leather reclining seats, tables, air conditioning, fridge , WC etc. Punchestown has kindly arranged for the coach to have its own dedicated parking in Owners and Trainers right alongside the main complex so it will be an ideal picnic and refreshment base for Rathsallagh guests and their friends. There is a charge of €20 each way for the bus , and as spaces are limited we will need an idea in advance if you are interested in reserving your space. Please contact us now for availability
With its award winning Restaurant, superbly appointed bed rooms with free wi fi throughout and the only establishment in Ireland to win the National Breakfast Awards four times, Rathsallagh is the one Country House Hotel that can have you prepared in mind body and soul for a fantastic days racing at the 2017 Punchestown National Hunt Festival . Click Here to Book Rathsallagh Now.
Tuesday 24th April 2018 : BoyleSports Champion Chase Day - Buy Tickets
Wednesday 25th April 2018 : Coral Punchestown Gold Cup Day - Buy Tickets
Thursday 26th April 2018 : The Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle Day - Buy Tickets
Friday 27th April 2018 : The BETDAQ Champion Hurdle day - Buy Tickets
Saturday 28th April 2017 : The AES Festival Family Day - Buy Tickets