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Avalon House Hotel
Co. Kilkenny

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Peter Wilson is announced as Avalon House Hotel General Manager
The Kilkenny four-star is also the newest member of Original Irish Hotels
 Fri 2nd December 2022


he beautiful 19th-century manor house in the centre of the heritage town of Castlecomer sees Peter Wilson join as General Manager, in addition, the Avalon House Hotel are now the newest member of Original Irish Hotels.

The four-star boutique hotel recently underwent a €4 million redevelopment ensuring that every historic detail of the property was restored and where new elements have been added they have been done so sympathetically to the original period and architecture. The result is an exquisite 30-bedroom country idyl offering guests a luxurious haven yet just twenty minutes from Kilkenny City.

Taking the helm of the property is seasoned hotelier Peter Wilson as its first General Manager. Peter has a wealth of hospitality experience spanning over 30 years. Before joining the Avalon House Hotel team, Peter has an extensive career having managed many outstanding four and five-star properties, including, The Kilkenny Rivercourt Hotel, Clayton Whites in Wexford, Mount Juliet Estate and Lyrath Estate Hotel.

Peter says he is thrilled to join the Comerford family business and looks forward to continuing to develop Avalon House Hotel in the future. “It is a delight to join Jimmy and Jane Comerford to assist in continuing to develop Avalon House Hotel. The property is truly a gem in an incredible location, we know that many people have yet to discover the delights of Avalon House Hotel and we look forward to welcoming guests new and returning to Castlecomer in the near future.

“We have some wonderful plans for Avalon House Hotel and look forward to unveiling those as we work together. Our first announcement is our joining of Original Irish Hotels, which is a collection of exclusive castles, private manors and prestigious hotels and we are delighted to share this news. It is a very fitting brand for Avalon House Hotel, our luxury, distinction and complete customer service ensures that fans of Original Irish Hotels will very much enjoy at stay at Avalon House Hotel."

Avalon House Hotel is located in Castlecomer County Kilkenny, it features 30 restful and beautifully decorated bedrooms overlooking the quaint countryside of County Kilkenny. A 150 seater ballroom, a magnificent courtyard complete with an adjoining bar which has a retractable roof along with a house restaurant, hotel bar and an event and wedding ceremony venue housed in what was the town’s old fire station, which sits on the site of Avalon House Hotel.

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