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Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is a belated review reflecting our stay during October, 2014. We found out about "Jo's Rooms" in the 2014 edition of "Rick Steve's Ireland." Since this was our first visit to Ireland we thought it wise to make our reservations before we left home. Unfortunately, due to a disgruntled air traffic controller trying to burn down the control tower,... More 

Thank GallicDenis
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Great ensuite room on the upper floor "with a view". Very clean and manageable place centrally located on Main Street. Great breakfast available in the attached cafe with amazing coffee. Don't miss out on this place.!!

Thank chaznger S
Kinsale, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I love this little cafe. A perfect spot for breakfast or lunch, and delicious home baking, really good coffee and the loveliest staff, don't miss it! A favourite of locals and a real gem. Try the lemon buns they are so good!

Thank Siobhanebw
West Lafayette, Indiana
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109 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The hot chocolate here is the best hot chocolate I've ever had! They have different flavors, like white, dark, milk, and praline, and I'm sure all would be delicious but I had the mixed white and milk hot chocolate, and it was very sweet, but not overpowering! It's a cute cafe and they don't use chocolate out of a packet... More 

Thank Brittany S
Hillsdale, New Jersey
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159 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped here while in Kinsale for a quick drink and snack. They have plenty of options of hot coffee and teas plus tons of freshly baked pastries. I got a chai tea and a banana walnut scone. Both were delicious, especially the scone! It was so fresh and tasty. Perfect spot for a snack or a treat!

Thank farrelma
Grafton, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We popped in to Kinsale on a whim. Wandered around and found Jo's. I was desperate for a good coffee and found it! I noticed a lot of the "chocolate" flavoring being added to cafe mocha's during our trip - but here they melted real chocolate. The pastries looked divine. My husband had to drag me out of town to... More 

Thank chesa c
Munich, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Really nice place! Fresh food, smoothies, great salads, wraps, coffee in a very tiny and well designed cafe. We were served friendly and fast and would definitive recommend all visitors in kinsale to drop in at Jo's. Try the Popeye blueberry smoothie! Really great

Thank MartinMunich1977
Cork, Ireland
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45 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Jo's Cafe is the place to get great cake and traybake goodies in Kinsale. The coffee and hot chocolate are also pretty good and there is a large selection of special Tea to choose from. Sit in or take away, you'll be sure to find a treat to satisfy that sweet tooth. Sandwiches, soup and a nice looking breakfast menu... More 

Thank EwanPhoto
Troy, New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2016

IN 3 weeks this was the best place we stayed. Not too pricey, jo was a wonderful host. If you want a real irish experience in a town that is not that touristy, this is the place. I would rather go here than Dublin or Cork anyway.

Thank gouldra
Naas, Ireland
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

A small, basic room at amazing value, with everything you need to rest your head. It is clean with a very comfortable ensuite room right in the heart of Kinsale. The hot chocolate downstairs in the cafe has to be tried to be believed. Highly recommend.

Thank EndaWalsh

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Jo's Rooms are clean, relaxed and comfortable. Our central location on Main Street Kinsale allows guests to stroll home after an evening enjoying the many Gourmet Restaurants and lively bars.Breakfast is available in Jos cafe every morning. A wide selection of scones are baked each morning and served with our homemade raspberry jam.All of our cakes are baked by Jo here at the café. Using her grandmothers and her mother’s receipts along with her own, Jo produces a sumptuous selection of baked cakes, cookies and treats daily to suit every mood. We have an extensive coffee and hot chocolate menu along with Baldwins Real Irish Farmhouse Ice-cream. IF your looking for edible delights Jo's is the place to visit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jo's Cafe & Rooms

Address: 55 Main Street, Kinsale, Ireland (Formerly Kinsale Arms)
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Kinsale
Price Range: RM214 - RM237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“All seemed great.”
 of 5 bubbles gouldra, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
“There is not a bad room at Jo's.”
 of 5 bubbles 983johnnyj, 18 Aug 2014 | Read review
“ask for a room away from the street side if you need absolute silence for sleeping.”
 of 5 bubbles Olywa64, 30 Jun 2012 | Read review
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