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Jo's Cafe & Rooms

55 Main Street, Kinsale, Ireland (Formerly Kinsale Arms)
Jo's Cafe & Rooms
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mio, Michigan, United States
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were happy with Jo's Rooms. I was traveling with my teenage son and daughter; Jo gave us two cheerful, clean rooms for a great price, each with a private bath. The location was an easy walk to the town center. Also we enjoyed excellent coffee and breakfast downstairs at Jo's. My only complaint is that I had a hard... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are bright, extremely clean and spacious for a great rate. I had breakfast in the cafe every morning and it was fantastic! The best scones I have ever had. The owner is very kind and hospitable. I will definitely stay here again on my next trip to kinsale.

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Kinsale, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visit the cafe regularly for my hot chocolate treat. They have delicious homemade baking by Jo. Personally, I have to have great willpower to resist for the sake of my waistline. :-) I have tried the gluten free chocolate brownies that my kids love. I have enjoyed lunch there also. Coffee lovers go here for their coffee fix. She... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I didn't stay here, but last week stopped in on a chilly day to have cake and a hot chocolate. It was really delicious. I feel like that's all that needs to be said! If you are looking for hot chocolate in Kinsale, go here.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

What a treat and in a lovely town that my friend and I stumbled on at the tail end of our visit in Ireland. Jo was a gracious hostess with our late arrival. The cafe has delicious pastries and good coffee. All of this at an affordable price. I so look forward to a return visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

I am a current customer at Jo's café! I always stop buy for a hot chocolate and a cake. Recently in Jo's there has been a new worker and any time I would buy from Jo's she would always end up giving me the wrong change.... I would understand if she would do it once or twice from mistake but... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
21 hotel reviews
463 helpful votes 463 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Jo's Café and Rooms are fabulous. Downstairs, you can easily eat your way through the bakery counter as everything is spot on delicious! The scones are to die for. Love the white chocolate raspberry ones! On my last day in Kinsale tried the raspberry one on its own and that was great too! The cinnamon buns are fantastic. Really gooey.... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Loved visiting Jo's Cafe today. Friendly staff, relaxing atmosphere and delicious desserts. We went twice today 'cos we liked it so much. The gluten free orange spice cake was yummy. Plan to go back tomorrow!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Very much enjoyed my stay here and the cafe downstairs was wonderful. I also could not have been more welcomed and cared for by the staff. Rooms were clean and very comfortable. Hats off to Jo's! ~Gregory

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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394 reviews 394 reviews
34 hotel reviews
250 helpful votes 250 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Returned here as it was several months since my previous visit & if anything it was even better this time than last - don't know how you improve on excellence but somehow Jo's manages to do it. Excellent Earl Grey served very attractively & accompanied by the most delicious raspberry & mile chocolate tart ever...... Great ambience; friendly staff; lovely... More 

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Joanne M, Owner at Jo's Cafe & Rooms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments. It has been a busy season and it is so lovely to hear such positive feedback at the end of it. Ps. It took me a lot of tweeking to get the flavours in that tart just right especially because it's white chocolate, but it is one of my favourite too... More 

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