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Friar's Lodge

5.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Friar Street, Kinsale, Ireland
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Ranked #20 of 53 Kinsale B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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New York City, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

We stayed here one night. Great Location on a quiet street just above the castle and short walk down to the marina. Staff was helpful and friendly with directions and recommendations. Our room was large, quiet and dark with one window. Beds were "average European mattresses". Firm, coiled mattresses (no pillowtops here). Pillows and linens were average comfort. Breakfast was... More

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

friars lodge is a hotel just outside centre of kinsale, very convenient, but is up a slight hill so the elderly may need a taxi......however i stayed her with my father who is 78 and he was fine... excellent breakfast both choice and presentation... very large rooms, i don't know if they all are , so best to ask if... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2011

One of the reasons for returning to the Kinsale Jazz Festival four years in succession is the pleasure of staying at Friar's Lodge. Set on a quiet hill just behind the centre of town, Friar's Lodge is excellent value. Huge rooms, great breakfasts (Bailey's with the porridge) and a wonderful Irish welcome from Maureen Tierney and her team. I've already... More

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Western Ireland, Ireland
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77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2011 via mobile

5 star all the way, you will not find any fault, they tick all the boxes.great staff, food & beautiful rooms. It's a must if you stay in kinsale

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2011

This establishment exceeded all my expectations. Friendly & helpfull staff, fantastic room, wonderful breakfast, in fact everything you would expect of a much larger hotel plus the benefit of having the owner visable to ensure everyone is satisfied with every aspect of their stay in the wonderful town of Kinsale.

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North Tonawanda, New York
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2011

The B&B was very strange. Not really authentic at all it was almost like staying in a clarion type hotel in the US. There is no wifi outside the reception area which was locked at 9pm without being told(in ireland all shops close at 6:30pm and unless your eating or out drinking there is not much to do). The lady... More

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tenby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

Friars Lodge is surely one of the best sleeping experiences I have had In Ireland! The hotel is superb and delightful where nothing is too much trouble. The bedrooms are extremely comfortable with en-suite and the design is of an excellent standard. Breakfast was delicious with plenty to choose from & it would set you up for the day nicely.... More

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Chicago, IL
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2011

We stayed here on a Rick Steves tour and had a great time. Beautiful, large room. Walking distance to Kinsale Harbor. Breakfasts were wonderful.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2011

We stayed in one of the Holiday Homes located just behind the hotel, and I was very pleasantly surprised when we checked in. I was trying to rent two rooms (a double and a triple) but since that was not available, they recommended we rent a holiday home. For a VERY reasonable price, I walked up the stairs onto a... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2011

Booked in at the last minute. The room was great with the most comfortable bed ever - seriously I wanted to hire Pickfords and take it home. Staff very helpful and breakfast was delicious. Ideal location with free parking

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Address: Friar Street, Kinsale, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Kinsale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Friar's Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 18
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