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Nenagh, Co Tipperary
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70 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived at the hotel late in the evening (about ten minutes before the kitchen closed) and we were treated really well despite the lateness of the hour. We had a very nice meal in the bar area and as there were lots of other people there there was a nice atmosphere in the bar area. The bedroom was large,... More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for a wedding. The restaurant was turned into the ceremony room. Not to my taste. No privacy and not suitable. The function room upstairs where we had the meal would have suited a ceremony better as it was fab up there. Food to be fair was outstanding as were the staff. I really couldn't fault it. Also the... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to stay at this hotel for several nights to visit the Ring of Beara and several other spots close by. It was a perfect base. The town is quaint and the hotel lovely. It was clean, roomy and comfortable. Best of all, they introduced me to Jameson whiskey and I am very grateful for that. I wouldn't hesitate... More 

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Andrew R, General Manager at Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. It is great to hear that you had such a good stay with us, and enjoyed our brilliant location. Happy that you especially enjoyed your introduction Jameson Whiskey! Looking forwards to welcoming you back again very soon. Kind regards, Andrew Rees, General Manager More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a nice time hotel busy but staff very nice. Kenmare is a beautiful part of the world and the Kenmare Bay is a great Base to visit south West Ireland and explore the Atlantic way. Lots of bars and restaurants within easy walking distance

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Andrew R, General Manager at Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review, I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and the beautiful location. We are indeed a great base for exploring the area. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future, Kind regards, Andrew Rees, General Manager More 

Sydney, Australia
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89 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed there for 2 nights and found the place to be very modern, well appointed and clean. The staff were all friendly and helpful. The room was clean and bright, the bed was comfy and the bathroom was spotless with a strong and hot shower. The gym was well stocked with equipment and good for a workout. The heated swimming... More 

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Andrew R, General Manager at Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and all aspects of the hotel. We hope to welcome you back again very soon, Kind regards, Andrew Rees, General Manager More 

Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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41 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my husband stayed here for 2 nights on our recent honeymoon in the west of the country, on arrival to our room we had been given a fantastic upgrand which included a separate lounge area and a bottle of processco, we were both thrilled with the service and the little star lights above the bed is a great... More 

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Andrew R, General Manager at Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and comments. Congratulations on your marriage, I am delighted that we got the chance to look after you on your honeymoon. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to Trish and all staff. The very best for your new life together, and we hope to welcome you back again in... More 

Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms were so clean, well appointed and comfortable!!! We had robes and chocolates waiting for us on check in!! Hotel is very coveniently located and the town center is a 5 minute walk away. Great helpful staff!!!

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Andrew R, General Manager at Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us and our great staff and location. Looking forward to welcoming you back again very soon, Kind regards, Andrew Rees, General Manager More 

Slane, Ireland
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70 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Attend a wedding that had 385 persons sitting for the meal (yes 385, no you did not read in wrong) Due to the large volume I had anticipated that it would have been hard to manage/ inconsistent food etc etc It was anything but that The food was flawless for the 4 courses with extra portions and plenty of staff... More 

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Andrew R, General Manager at Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review. I am glad that you enjoyed the wedding and our fabulous wedding food. Thank you also for your feedback, which is important to us. Hope to see you again very soon, Kind regards, Andrew Rees, General Manager More 

Ireland
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the biggest rooms I've ever seen.well equipped.food OK a nice walk in to the town .pool and the leisure area well set up.nice Jacuzzi and sauna overall a good hotel with pretty good staff hotel well located to go on some great drives

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Andrew R, General Manager at Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and that you enjoyed all aspects of the hotel and your stay. Look forward to welcoming you back in the near future, Kind regards, Andrew Rees, General Manager More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mid November is a quiet time. We were upgraded without asking on our arrival to a superior room. Nice welcome!! Staff were lovely, friendly and helpful, local and knew their town, and gave us some really helpful guidance to make the most of our visit. Great breakfast, chef kept popping out and food was freshly prepared. Good pool and steam... More 

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Andrew R, General Manager at Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your November break, and that you appreciated the upgrade. We hope to see you again very soon, Kind regards, Andrew Rees, General Manager More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort. Tucked into one of the most picturesque corners of the Wild Atlantic Way, the multi-award winning Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort is the ideal retreat for exploring the gems of the Ring of Kerry and the Beara Peninsula, hosting your perfect wedding, or relaxing with friends & family. Situated on the Sneem road, just a few minutes' walk from the charming shops, pubs and gourmet delights of Kenmare Town, the Kenmare Bay Hotel is great place to unwind, with a state-of-the-art leisure centre equipped with pool, gym, jacuzzi and sauna. Whether you stay in the hotel itself in our standard or superior rooms or in one of our self-catering Luxury Lodges or Holiday Homes, you are assured of exceptional comfort, friendly service from our staff, and a thoroughly enjoyable stay. The Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort is the one that visitors return to again and again. Once you've stayed here, you'll discover why ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort

Address: Sneem Road, Kenmare, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Kenmare
Price Range: RM218 - RM644 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 128
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