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Carlton Hotel & C Spa Kinsale

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rathmore Road, Kinsale, Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We didn't have to think too hard when deciding how to round off the kids summer break from school. The Carlton is our automatic go-to hotel for everything- location, comfort, service and food. For this working Mum of 2 small children it's like a home away from home, with benefits. I love the fact that the grounds are away from... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of this hotel is absolutely wonderful so it was a real disappointment to experience such poor service from the reception staff and a rather disgusting room with broken bathroom tiles, stains on the furniture, torn curtains and hairs in the sink. This is not a 4 star hotel as it promotes itself.

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Rome, Italy
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This relatively new hotel, in a wonderful setting, is a big disappointment. I received poor service from more than one member of staff. The room rate is not low, and I think a better level of service would be appropriate. Trivial examples are - 1 no local map to hand at reception, and no effort made to rectify this omission,... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is not in kinsale, it's a short drive outside with a shuttle service that you can pay for. Maybe they could offer it as part of your stay. It's a nice hotel but standards are starting to slip. The pool and spa are nice. The bar and restaurant are ok but while we were there service was a... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived 20 mins after check in time for our first break away in 3 years due to finances. Kids so excited. The girl on the desk said sorry Sir but your room won't be ready for another half hour. Sorry kids we'll just sit here in reception as our room is being cleaned. We waited and watched four families... More

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Mayo ire
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family & I stayed here recently in one of their self catering houses! They are spacious and can fit comfortably a family of 6. Not too far from the hotel either which has lovely grounds and a swimming pool which kept the kids happy. The breakfast was nice. Overall a pleasant stay!

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Galway, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Treated my friend to a nights stay here for her 40th birthday. Staff were friendly on arrival. Lobby and hall areas a bit shabby looking. Room was lovely though and very clean. I would fault the lighting, very poor as only two bedside lamps and bathroom very dark, should have a dimmer switch. Shuttle bus into Kinsale but we were... More

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Dublin, Ireland
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from a lovely week in kinsale - we stayed in one one of the lodges which turned out to be a great idea. The hotel is lovely and the staff are friendly - there were a few weddings on during our stay so having the lodge to go to was great!! Especially as we were 2 families with... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent two nights in this hotel as a guest at a family wedding. The views from the hotel are spectacular, overlooking a river and a bay. There are lively areas to sit out in to admire the view. The hotel itself is off the beaten track and can be difficult to find. The Garmin Sat Nav co ordinates for... More

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19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed around Easter time. Weather was terrible but hotel food & location was excellent. Some front desk staff lack people skills but the barman was excellent. Food was very good, rooms were nice but cleaner had to be reminded to clean my room on one occasion.

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Address: Rathmore Road, Kinsale, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Kinsale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Carlton Hotel & C Spa Kinsale 4*
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Carlton Hotel Kinsale is set on 90 acres of mature wooded parkland with panoramic views overlooking Oysterhaven Bay, this luxury Kinsale hotel are committed to providing the highest standards and take pride in their tranquil surroundings. ... more   less 
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