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Cloisters Bed & Breakfast

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Friars Street, Kinsale, Ireland
Cloisters Bed & Breakfast

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Nashville, Tennessee Usa
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81 reviews 81 reviews
26 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We lost the detailed instructions on how to get to the Cloisters that the owners sent us. Even with the correct street address, your GPS will struggle to get you there and Kinsale is a confusing little town to drive in. Many narrow, one-way, non-parallel streets. When we arrived, Orla met us and found a parking space for us right... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located in a quiet street perfectly located right near the centre of this charming town, you walk in to a warm welcome from Orla and Aileen, who run their B&B to perfection. Our bedroom was comfortable, spacious and impeccably clean. Delicious breakfast in morning and lots of friendly & helpful advice on everything.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a very friendly and convenient small B&B, where you get diligent help from the owners. Our room (#2) was on a quite street with a view on a church. It was unfortunately small and oddly shaped, with little room for the bed.

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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cloisters is a wonderful place to stay in Kinsale. It's a good location to access everything yet in a quieter and picturesque part of town. Orla and Aileen were incredibly warm and welcoming hosts, offering lots of suggestions for how to make the most of my stay. The bed was one of the most comfortable of my trip and breakfast... More 

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Holden, Massachusetts
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81 reviews 81 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cloisters is one of the nicest places my wife and I have stayed in Ireland or anywhere else. Orla and Aileen are the perfect hostesses and were taking care of us even before we arrived. My wife and I were celebrating our anniversary on the night we stayed in Kinsale and wanted to make dinner plans at one of Kinsale's... More 

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Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and I visited Kinsale in May and stayed with Orla and Aileen at the Cloisters. It was the perfect choice for the perfect town. The B&B is lovely, the location is wonderful, you can walk to everything, the rooms are spotless and the women that run the B&B are the best. They gave us wonderful suggestions of places... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kinsale was our favorite stop in Ireland and Cloisters was a big part of that! Orla and Aileen welcomed us at 8:30pm after our flight was delayed and we got lost (the streets do not have great signage..). They were so welcoming and kind to us - just what we needed in our frazzled state. They recommended an awesome restaurant... More 

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Keller, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for a night in May and Orla and Aileen were so sweet and helpful. They recommended that we walk up to Charles Fort and we are so glad that we made that little adventure. The walk was great - views were pretty - and we stopped off at The Bulman (bar & restaurant) on... More 

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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This B&B is well located in Kinsale-close to city center but just a little away so is in a quiet neighborhood. Lovely rooms, excellent breakfast and conversation with the owners. Would love to stay there again.

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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely wonderful stay, can't say enough! Our room was spotless clean and beautifully decorated. A wonderful hot shower and a super comfy bed. The location was fantastic as well. Breakfast was amazing, especially Aileen's wonderful breads. (Which she shared the recipes with me) yummy! Would highly recommend this lovely place.

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