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    Desmond House Kinsale

    Desmond House 42 Cork Street, Kinsale, Ireland
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 489 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    A lovely place and very central. Car parking was no problem but the roads in Kinsale are very tight and even with satnav it was not easy to find Cork Street by car initially, I would suggest some kind of sketch on the website showing...More

    Thank AndrewMcCrorie
    Reviewed 16 December 2017

    We had a wonderful few days staying here. We loved the breakfast. My five year old still talks about the awesome Irish sausages which had while we stayed here. It was tremendous to have a place to stay in the heart of Kinsale it really...More

    2  Thank Keith M
    Reviewed 15 December 2017

    This B&B was over-the-top in all areas! The house is lovingly cared for and maintained. The host couple, Grainne and Paddy, purchased the house 2 years ago and are upgrading an already great place. In looking at the photos on the website of the Desmond...More

    4  Thank Suzanne D
    Reviewed 15 December 2017

    Gráinne and Paddy make the beautifully decorated and comfortably appointed Desmond House the perfect place to stay. Nespresso machines in rooms, fresh baked sweet breads/cakes available during the day, and of course the breakfast!! They are helpful with everything from getting bags to your room,...More

    2  Thank C_Wyness
    Reviewed 27 November 2017

    Desmond House is a delight. Not only so clean and charming, but updated with the kindness, most wonderful hosts. It is a hop, skip and a jump away from the downtown life, but nestled away from any noise. The food is amazing and the hospitality...More

    1  Thank Placemarker
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
    • US$122 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Ireland >
    • Province of Munster >
    • County Cork >
    • Kinsale
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    • Desmond House Kinsale Hotel Kinsale
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    taramarr
    22 August 2017|
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    Response from trishtaylorthompson | Reviewed this property |
    You need to contact Desmond House directly.
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    12 April 2017|
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    Response from Brenda R | Reviewed this property |
    There is parking at a church almost directly across the street. WE have parked further away with onsite parking. I doubt it should be an issue.
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