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The Horse & Jockey Hotel is a renowned 4 star family hotel, located on a major crossroads in Tipperary midway between Cork and Dublin on the N8, 14km’s north of Cashel town.
The hotel comprises of 65 luxurious bedrooms offering a winning combination of comfort and style with every modern convenience required by both the business and leisure traveller.
Key facilities of the hotel include the award winning Silks Restaurant offering the finest of local cuisine, the Leisure Centre with a 21 metre swimming pool, The Elemis Spa & the atmospheric Enclosure Bar - a favourite with locals & residents alike.
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From Dublin City approx driving time 2.0 hours
Follow signs southbound on the M7/N7 signposted to Cork. Leave the M7 at exit 19 to join the M8 signposted to Cork. Continue on M8 motorway southbound (Cork direction) untill you reach exit 6 signposted for Horse & Jockey. Take exit. Then take first exit at roundabout, signposted Horse & Jockey and travel 800 metres to crossroads. You should now see the hotel directly
From Cork City approx driving time 1 hours 20 minutes
Follow signs northbound on the N8 signpost for Dublin, continue on the M7 until you reach Exit 6 for the Horse & Jockey approximately 120 km from Cork. Take the third off the roundabout, continue straight for approx 500m and you will see the hotel at the crossroads.
The Enclosure Bar has a warm old-world setting where one can relax over a drink or enjoy casual dining from the extensive bar and A La Carte menu. The hotel offers a superior conference centre comprising of 10 meeting rooms and tiered auditorium for up to 200 delegates. The hotel also boasts excellent Leisure facilities and the Spa is a haven of relaxation offering a full array of Elemis Spa treatments where one can escape, relax and energise.
At the Horse & Jockey Hotel you will find a very relaxed atmosphere with elegance and charm and a place where the staff have earned a reputation of excellent, profeesional and friendly service.
At the Horse & Jockey Hotel guests can choose from both standard and deluxe rooms in addition to a number of beautifully furnished suites. All bedrooms are bright, spacious and beautifully designed. Room facilities include; large workstation, satellite TV’s, safe deposit box and free plug and play broadband.
The Luxury Spa is dedicated to a sense of personal well-being and relaxation offering a full array of Elemis & Thai Spa treatments including body massages, wraps, facials and nail care all wrapped up in a complete relaxation and pampering experience.
The Conference Centre Facilities include 10 dedicated conference rooms of varying size with state of the art facilities complete with the latest audiovisual technology including WiFi, multi-media LCD displays and a dedicated conference team to look after your every need. The impressive auditorium can cater for up to 200 delegates in a theatre which has tiered seating, stage and podium suitable for AGM’s, product launches or debates, while the smaller rooms are popular for interviewing, smaller meetings, training session, team building etc.
The Rock of Cashel
This is a must see and is noted as one of the most spectacular archaeological sites in Ireland
Bru Boru Heritage Centre
Know as the ‘Palace of Brian Boru’ this centre has a well equipped theatre with regular performances, a restaurant where banquets are held, an exhibition hall and craft shop.
Cashel Folk Village
The village comprises of 18th, 19th, and early 20th Century house fronts, shops and memorabilia.
Other nearby tourist attractions include;
Holy Cross Abbey
A haven of luxury and relaxation, The Spa at Horse & Jockey Hotel allows you an escape into the serene world of luxurious beauty therapies designed to revitalise both body and mind. Awaken your senses, relax your body and rejuvenate your mind by indulging in our exquisite array of Elemis treatments. We are now delighted to intoduce the new Voya range of seaweed products.
In our seven treatment rooms you can enjoy luxury facials, massage, wraps, scrubs, hand & foot treats. We also have hydrotherapy bathing and a full range of beauty treatments including manicure, pedicure, waxing, tanning and make-up. Customers can also indulge in the Voya seaweed baths either in our spa or in the comfort of their own room.
Our therapists are highly trained in Elemis treatments. Elemis has over 15 years experience in treating both men and women in the professional spa environment. Their successful combination of natural active ingredients with cutting-edge technology has enabled Elemis to create some of the most influential products the beauty industry has ever seen.
Our fabulous Relaxation Area with it's comfy loungers, soft music and muted star lighting will dissolve all tension and restore your inner peace. The perfect place to relax before, in between and after your treatments.
Opening hours at the Spa are:
Tuesday to Friday 10am to 8pm
Saturday to Monday 10am to 6.30pm
Anonymous from Dublin
Stayed 10-2011Mature couple
Anne from Dublin
Stayed 08-2011Mature couple
Just arrived back from a very relaxing break,very comfy bed,excellent value for money, its only fault was the location,nearest town was Thurles,being 4 miles from hotel,but apart from that a good break all round...
Anonymous from Athboy
Stayed 08-2011Young couple
The Horse and Jockey Hotel was a nice hotel to stay in the pool was nice and the spa was lovely, food was a wee bit over priced but was good quality food. Pity that there is nothing to do in Thurles
Silks Restaurant Award winning restaurant serving the best of local produce.
The Enclosure Bar is an atmospheric traditional bar which is a favourite with locals & residents alike serving a full A La Carte & snack menu.
The Café Bar & Bakery is a relaxing space where one can enjoy freshly baked breads, cakes & pastries which are all available to take-away after your stay.
The Leisure Centre provides you with the perfect environment to ease away those everyday stresses, keep in shape or just to stay healthy. You can enjoy the 21-metre swimming pool, children’s paddling pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, and steam room, hydro therapy area, exercise studio and gymnasium with integrated TV/Audio Entertainment.
The Elemis Spa is a relaxing oasis with 7 treatment rooms, relaxation area, hydrotherapy bath & couple treatment room. The beautiful Voya seaweed range is also available.
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