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The Old Presbytery

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Cork St, Kinsale, Ireland
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The Old Presbytery
Ranked #2 of 53 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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41 reviews 41 reviews
39 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

If you're laying out a motor tour of Ireland, include a two night stay in Kinsale. One night was not enough to assimilate into the soul of the town. In our weeklong tour of the Emerald Isle, Kinsale was our favorite stop with its quaint town, plenty to do, and several authentic pubs with Irish music in the evening (just... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My wife and I spent a night in Kinsale on a recent vacation and The Old Presbytery was a wonderful place to stay - next time I am in Ireland I am sure to stay at least two nights in Kinsale and we will definitely be staying at the old Presbytery. The owners were gracious hosts, the room was lovely,... More 

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Noreen M, Owner at The Old Presbytery, responded to this review

Dear Sully 234, Thank you for your lovely review and for recommending the Old Presbytery so highly. It was a pleasure to read your compliments on our rooms, decor and services and especially to know that you will be returning. Let's hope we see you both again soon. Best wishes. Philip & Noreen More 

Alaska
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We only had one night to spend in Kinsale. I wish we had the time for a week. The Old Presbytery provided a charming and comfortable room. The breakfast was among the very finest we tried in Ireland. Even though it was simply breakfast - the food was perfectly prepared and served in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Noreen and... More 

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Noreen M, Owner at The Old Presbytery, responded to this review

Dear Patyack, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and your overall experience in Kinsale. Thank you for your very positive comments regarding your room, breakfast, our service and parking. We look forward to a return visit from you. Warm regards, Philip... More 

Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We were in Kinsale for just one night ("more's the pity") in October and we stayed at the pretty Old Presbytery. The place is very sweet and well-maintained and cared for. Philip and Noreen, our hosts, are very friendly and accommodating. The Old Presbytery is a very cozy little place with tea brewing in the dining room, free DVDs in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Stayed here for one night in September while travelling around Cork. Noreen was so welcoming and pleasant and offered us tea/coffee etc on arrival. What a lovely place to stay with all comforts available in a house with such character. Breakfast was just gorgeous and such an array to choose from! Philip and Noreen are the perfect hosts. Unfortunately we... More 

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Pitsburgh
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This B&B was recommended by a friend that had stayed there previously. Our group of nine stayed here one night and Noreen (& the B&B) was wonderful. Upon arrive (late afternoon) she went out of her way to get us hot drinks and snacks, including some delicious deserts. Unfortunately a couple folks in our group became ill and Noreen allowed... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We were thrilled with our stay at the Old Presbytery. Philip and Noreen were the perfect hosts. Our room was lovely and we enjoyed the sun room and large balcony overlooking the city. I especially loved the jacuzzi tub after the cool days of sightseeing. It is a delightful, short walk to the harbor and all the great restaurants in... More 

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Noreen M, Owner at The Old Presbytery, responded to this review

Dear suewhite2, I would like to thank you for your wonderful comments following your recent stay with us. It means a lot to us that you were happy with your room, breakfasts and our suggestions. Great too that you enjoyed our location in this great little town and we hope you do get to visit again. Warm regards, Philip &... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Have been touring Wicklow and cork counties for a while and have stayed at a good number of b&b but must say that this was the best! Lovely place with lots of character, very cosy, excellent location, and spacious rooms! Hosts were super nice and accommodating. Selection of breakfast was to die for including most of the stuff being organic.

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Noreen M, Owner at The Old Presbytery, responded to this review

Dear Nicolai, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to share your review. We are thrilled to read how much you enjoyed your stay and really appreciate your comments on our breakfast as we are passionate about providing a healthy, varied breakfast selection for our guests. Hope you all make it back to see us again.... More 

Naperville, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Kinsale is a little out of the way but so worth the trip, and this wonderful B&B is everything you hope for. Noreen and Philip are such gracious hosts who really go out of their way to make your stay as wonderful as possible. We had a fabulous view of the bay from our room. I highly recommend the suite... More 

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Noreen M, Owner at The Old Presbytery, responded to this review

Dear Michelle, Thank you so much for your glowing review and we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed yet another stay with us. Hope to see you again soon. Best wishes, Philip & Noreen. More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The Old Presbytery will literally make your stay in Kinsale a delight no matter what else you choose to do in that lovely town. It has a quiet elegance and warmth that is so rare these days. Our room was as clean and comfortable as it could possibly have been. Breakfast was wonderful... everything fresh, homemade and delicious! Hosts Phillip... More 

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Noreen M, Owner at The Old Presbytery, responded to this review

Dear Travlr3210, A sincere thanks for your great review. We really appreciate all your lovely comments on your experience with us and we are particularly delighted to read that you felt welcome and at ease during your stay with us. We do hope to see you again. Best regards, Philip and Noreen More 

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Additional Information about The Old Presbytery

Address: Cork St, Kinsale, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Kinsale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
The Old Presbytery Hotel Kinsale

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