If you’re looking for a hotel break with everything you need to relax, unwind and enjoy a spot of retail therapy, look no further than the Osprey Hotel in Kildare. Our state of the art spa, our luxurious bedrooms, delicious dining options, and our excellent location in the heart of Kildare are the perfect ingredients for a break you won’t forget. We are spoiled for choice for shopping in Kildare from outlet shopping to farmers markets. Here are some of our favourite shopping spots close to the Osprey Hotel.
SHOPPING IN KILDARE
Shop ’til you drop at Kildare Village
Kildare Village is one of the most popular shopping destinations in Ireland and we are lucky to have such excellent outlet shopping less than a 20-minute drive from Osprey Hotel. There you’ll find over 60 stylish and designer outlet boutiques, offering up to 60% reductions on gifts, homewares, clothing, accessories, kitchenware, beauty and so much more. You’ll find world-renowned brands such as Tommy Hilfiger, Karen Millen, Benefit, Nike, and La Crueset to name a few. You could spend an entire day browsing the shops and stopping to refuel at one of the multiple eateries or coffee shops.
Guests of Osprey Hotel in Kildare can enjoy a special VIP card, giving you a further 10% off the already discounted prices. Ask our reception team for full details.
SHOPPING IN NAAS
Take a retail therapy at Naas Town Centre
A little closer to home, Naas Town Centre is a shopping centre located in the heart of the town. While it is not quite as glamorous as Kildare Village, you’ll find all of the essentials. They have a large Boots store for all of your beauty and pharmacy essentials, specialty shops like Holland & Barrett, bargains to be found in Dealz, and a great mix of large and independent retailers. You’ll also find all of the big brands in the nearby Naas Retail Park, like Halfords, B&Q, and Currys/PC World. You can find everything you need in Naas.
Get your fashion and beauty ffix at Whitewater Shopping centre
A warm welcome awaits you in one of Kildare’s more modern shopping centres, Whitewater has over 70 stores, including familiar brand names and plenty of places to eat and drink. In Whitewater, you’ll find all of your high-street favourites like Marks & Spencer, Boots, River Island, Zara and H&M.
There are plenty of places to grab a bite to eat with eateries such as Subway, Starbucks, KFC, Nando’s and Milano. They also have a 6-screen cinema showing the very latest hit movies. It’s an ideal place to visit for families, couples, and solos staying in Osprey Hotel to stock up on essentials or to catch the latest blockbusters.
Savor fresh local fare at Naas Farmers Market
If you’re a fan of homegrown food and drink with plenty of artisan providers, take a trip to Naas Farmers Market. For over 15 years, the market has been the hub of fresh, local food in Co. Kildare and beyond. Their providers promise to provide the very best in artisan natural produce, without unnecessary and unwanted additives. You’ll find everything from fresh fish & meat to chocolate & candles. It’s a great place to restock before your trip home.
Discover local craftsmanship at Newbridge Silverware
If you’re looking for a memento of your time in Kildare or the perfect gift for a birthday, anniversary, or new home, head to Newbridge Silverware. The showroom is less than a 15-minutes’ drive from Osprey Hotel. While there you can visit the Museum of Style Icons with fascinating memorabilia from international stars. You can experience the craftsmanship of the workers and witness them making the famous silverware for yourself. Pick up some exquisite jewelry, elegant gifts, and the most stylish tableware from Newbridge Silverware.
SHOPPING IN DUBLIN
Visit Liffey Valley Shopping Centre
While not technically in Kildare, Dublin is a short drive from Osprey Hotel and is a mecca for style lovers and bargain hunters. Dublin City is less than a 40-minute drive from our Kildare Hotel and has everything you need for a truly satisfying shopping trip. From world-class restaurants and department stores to the high street and budget-conscious shopping, Dublin has it all.
Liffey Valley Shopping Centre is less than 30-minutes’ drive from Kildare and has Irelands largest and most modern Penneys Store as well as a state of the art cinema.
If you’re looking for a perfect spot for a girl’s weekend, hen party, or a bonding trip for siblings or relatives, try our Stay, Spa, Shop Package. Escape to the Osprey for an overnight break with a full Irish breakfast, a mouth-watering 2-course evening meal, and a cocktail or craft beer. This luxury break also includes a 25-minute treatment in our gorgeous spa & a 10% discount card for Kildare Village shopping.
Author Bio: Katie McGarr is a resident writer for Osprey Hotel Kildare, a luxury four star hotel situated in the heart of vibrant Naas town, known for their expansive guest rooms and friendly service. This travel buff loves sharing her insights about travel, food, and lifestyle.