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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent two nights in Desmond House in September 2016. The owners were very welcoming and accommodating. The room was at the back of the house and had a nice view of the harbor. Grainne baked fresh scones every morning which were delicious, and she shared the recipe with us. Highly recommend this B&B. There is on-street parking nearby, and... More 

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were drawn to the Desmond House due to its great location - a nice quiet street steps from the heart of Kinsale. The amazing accommodations and hosts will bring us back! We were warmly greeted by Grianne who gave us a history of the house and treated us to some warm brownies. She also gave us a layout of... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kindness, comfort and care for all details are the keynotes for this fantastic B&B in Kinsale. The owners are extremely kind and make all guests very comfortable. Defenitely recommend it as a must stay in Kinsale.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Grianne and Paddy are awesome. Probably the best breakfast we've had to date in Ireland. Grianne is a fantastic baker, and it's clear why they owned a restaurant before stepping into the BnB business. Very quiet, good water pressure for showers, comfy large rooms, fantastic views from the room. Just great!

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My Husband and 21 month old Daughter stayed at Desmond House in early September, after travelling over from Australia. We had such a wonderful time at Demond House. The hosts really make your stay such a wonderful experience, and Grainne reminded me so much of one of my Aunty's from Dublin. Considering we had a toddler with us (who was... More 

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Pinckney, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a tremendous welcome on the 1st stop of our Ireland journey. Paddy and Grainne couldn't have been more gracious. They were charming, super helpful and shared loads of good advice that made our stay in Kinsale an awesome experience. Desmond House is in a perfect location for walking downtown and beyond. The breakfasts exceeded our expectations with the quality... More 

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Trophy Club, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grainne and Paddy were wonderful hosts providing delicious breakfasts. A small refrigerator was stocked with cold beverages and snacks. Coffee maker in the room. Comfortable beds, modern bathrooms. An easy walk to everything in Kinsale. We had an issue with our driver and Grainne called for us to tell them we were unhappy. The tour company immediately resolved the issue... More 

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Marlboro, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed only 1 night in Desmond House, but would like to live there. The house is 250 years old, but very inviting and comfortable. View from our room was amazing. The owners are so attentive and kind. They do not mind spending a lot of time giving useful information about town, restaurants, shops, best ways to get anywhere we... More 

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paddy and Grainne are two of the kindest hosts encountered in a long time. They took a personal interest in our trip and made suggestions and phone calls to insure our vacation was the best. The room was spacious, clean,and comfortable, but their concerns for us were above and beyond our expectations.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great B&B in central Kinsale. The owners are wonderful. A must if you can get a reservation and if you prefer the B&B experience over a larger impersonal hotel stay. Check out the home made scones included with breakfast.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Desmond House Kinsale is a lovely old Georgian house in the center of the old part of Kinsale. Huge bedrooms and full bathrooms including whirlpool tubs. Park your car and walk to the award winning restaurants. Only 4 bedrooms so personal attention of knowledgeable owners is available to help with enjoying your stay. Desmond House Kinsale is a great place to stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Desmond House Kinsale

Address: Desmond House 42 Cork Street, Kinsale, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Kinsale
Price Range: $112 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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