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42 Cork St., Kinsale, Ireland
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Desmond House Kinsale
Ranked #2 of 54 Kinsale B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Michael is an amazing host and does everything he can to ensure each guest has a comfortable and wonderful stay. The breakfast is AMAZING and each piece of food has a story to it. He is extremely helpful and recommended several wonderful places to eat dinner or grab lunch. We will definitely return on our next trip to Ireland!! The... More

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Leawood, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Desmond House is well located in a fun and charming town. Owner Mike makes your stay,comfortable and memorable. He's your concierge, story teller, cook, and greeter all in one. Great couple days! We will definitely return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two evenings in The Desmond House-Kinsale, Ireland and met at the door upon our arrival by the owner Michael Laughlin! Michael offered a depth of history and several recommendations for activities in Kinsale! The Desmond House B&B was fantastic. Large rooms with well preserved features made for a very comfortable stay. I would stay there again if back... More

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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159 reviews 159 reviews
35 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Michael was a fabulous host and even better cook. His breakfast was the BEST of our stay in 5+ B&Bs around England and Ireland. Let him treat you! He helped us pick out a dinner location and areas to hang out in Kinsale in our short stay. The B&B is steeped in history, just ask Michael about it. The rooms... More

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California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent 2 lovely nights in the quaint village of Kinsale. Our home while there was Desmond House B&B. We were greeted upon arrival by the innkeeper, Michael. What a delight he was. His knowledge about the history of the house and of the town was fascinating. This was great, but upstaged by the delicious breakfast he served each morning. Each... More

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London
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Michael runs a quite exceptional establishment and is the perfect host. From the moment you make your first enquiry about availability to the moment you check out, he gives you a level of personal attention and service that is an example to other B&B owners. The accommodation itself is first-rate and the breakfast to die for - a couple at... More

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Rathdowney, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I had the pleasure of staying with Michael last weekend. Michael could not do more to ensure a pleasurable stay.His dept of knowledge was amazing. His food was superb. The building had real character. They rooms were spotless, spacious and really comfortable. As regular visitors to Kinsale, I feel that Desmond House matched if not exceeded the... More

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Pleasanton, California
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! What a great find! It started with Michael, the owner. What a wonderful person. During our stay, Michael was our tour guide information person, local history expert, cook and "bottle washer". What a great person who made us feel we were his only guests! Great room, wonderful breakfast and friendliness! Highly recommended!

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Overland Park,KS
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268 hotel reviews
281 helpful votes 281 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Michael is a great host and runs a very good B&B. Rooms are spacious, well appointed, and reasonably priced. Make sure you know how to get there before entering town. The streets are very narrow. It is well located in town.

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Montigny-le-Bretonneux, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived in Kinsale, sweet and pretty little town, with lovely weather, a warm welcome by Michael who gave us good and interesting information. The room was spacious and quiet. In the morning we had the BEST IRISH breakfast possible ! Absolutely delicious. The breakfast is already worth the detour. We can truly recommend a visit to Kinsale and The... More

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Additional Information about Desmond House Kinsale

Address: 42 Cork St., Kinsale, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Kinsale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Desmond House Kinsale Hotel Kinsale

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