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1, Friars Street, Kinsale, Ireland
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San Antonio
Ranked #8 of 53 Kinsale B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sacramento, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favorite stay of our 9 nights in Ireland was the 2 nights we spent in Kinsale at the San Antonio B&B. Jimmie, the owner of the B&B, was so genuinely nice and full of conversation. He gave us suggestions of where to eat, what to do, and what to avoid. Our room was at the very top of the... More

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Annapolis, Maryland
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are a lot of variables in why or why not a B&B may be OK, good, or great. While I agree with the reviewer that said the rooms at San Antonio were nothing special, what is special is the location and the host. Jimmie is a fabulous and gracious host and he has a great location just on the... More

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GP
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Room was small, clean nothing special. Our host Jimmy was helpful. Breakfast was o.k. nothing exceptional compared to many of the other B & B's we'd stayed at. You had a basic breakfast with no frills. No credit card accepted here. The only draw back here is the room was rather plain in terms of its presentation so was rather... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at the San Antonio, and would happily return. Jimmy, the host, gave great suggestions for pubs and walks, and was a friendly and low-key host. He had a great knowledge of the local pubs in terms of music, and gave great advice.

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limerick ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I recently spent a weekend in Kinsale and stayed in San Antonio and I could not say enough good things about this place. Our host for the weekend was a charming gentleman called Jimmy. He was just brilliant and a perfect host. The B&B itself is a beautiful old building full of character, high ceilings, lovely mouldings, sweeping staircase and... More

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Wilmot, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We really enjoyed our two nights spent at Jimmie's B&B. It is a very cozy place and we slept so well. We really liked coming down in the morning for our delicious breakfasts. Jimmie is great at suggesting places to see. We will definitely be back to stay when we are in the area again!

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Sacramento, CA
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52 reviews 52 reviews
13 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We loved our short one night stay here; Jimmie was the definition of a jovial Irish gent and the rooms were spacious relative to other B&bs in Ireland. It was only a few minutes walk to everything in town and in room 4, we had a nice view. Only slight complaint is the sheets were not that soft and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

All of the wonderful things people say about Jimmie and the San Antonio are true. If you are going to Kinsale you will not find a more generous host. The rooms are comfortable and the breakfast is outstanding. The San Antonio is in a perfect location to walk to everything. My friends and I will be back! Thanks a million!

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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

First time travelling through ireland arrived in kinsale exhausted found jimmy at san antonio by chance and wow what find A lovely welcome and a beautiful house full of character lovely comfortable clean rooms and jimmy,s knowledge of the town and area was second to none even found a pub that played music would definetly return and would recommend in... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

San Antonio was a bit of a challenge to find in Kinsale with the interesting street layout throughout the town. After stopping to ask a local for help, we eventually found the B&B where the owner Jimmy greeted us warmly. San Antonio is in a 200-some-year-old house that has a lot of character. Regardless of it's age, the house doesn’t... More

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Additional Information about San Antonio

Address: 1, Friars Street, Kinsale, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Kinsale
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
San Antonio Hotel Kinsale

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