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Rocklands House Bed and Breakfast

Traveler (83)
Room & Suite (21)
Dining (15)
Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Set in mature grounds on a scenic walking trail less than a mile/1Km from Kinsale town centre, Rocklands House occupies a superb position on Compass Hill overlooking the inner harbour. Guests can relax in our large comfortable lounge/diningroom, where they can enjoy the peace and tranquility of the water below. A varied breakfast menu is available catering to all tastes. Our Guest Bedrooms are luxurious, some have their own balconies and King Size beds. All are en suite with power showers. All rooms have TV, Wi-fi, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryers and the beds are made up with crisp white linen. Room rate per night 2 sharing from €75 to €90 depending on Season or Bank Holiday weekends. Rocklands House also has a 2-person Self Catering Garden Apartment for weekly or part-weekly lettings. Prices from €60 per night , €300 to €400 per week.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Good to know
Great View
Harbor View


Full view
60Somewhat walkable
Grade: 60 out of 100
43Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
29Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
31Room tips
Traveler rating
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Popular mentions
Rocklands provided a quiet spot with great views just outside town. John was a great host, offering rides to town and back. We chose the beautiful walk, (less than a mile) Later in the evening, we sat in the common room with drinks while John regaled us with stories of local
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Response from Bateman1953, Owner at Rocklands House Bed and Breakfast
Responded Nov 17, 2018
Thank you Regards John
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Had such a fabulous stay in this BnB. I don't normally stay or choose BnBs for accomodation but this was just fabulous and did not dissapoint. As good as a hotel anyday. Our room was perfect, bright, spotless and we had a balcony and a fabulous view of the Bandon River. It was a
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I recently returned to Kinsale mainly to view the statues of the expediters Timothy and Mortimer McCarthy, My great uncles. Being greeted by Poppy the gregarious golden retriever was most welcome as I was missing my dogs! John could not Have been a more gracious host and
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Location is high above Kinsale. It is well appointed and good value for money. Excellent breakfast. Views across the estuary. Some may find it a little difficult to find as entrance roads are narrow with one steep curve.
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We were so please we found this B&B. It's located just out of town on a quite road, about a 15min walk. Our room had great views of the water and was a pleasure to sit in the room with a few drinks admiring the view. Breakfast was awesome and so were our hosts. Will come back
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All photosTravelerRoom & SuiteDining
Beautiful View
Lovely Bathroom
Very Comfortable Room!
"Seaview Room is fab!"
"Think all rooms are desirable."
"Ask for a room with a balcony overlooking the river."
"Book early! While we were there John was showing us how quickly he's filling up."
"Choose the garden room if you want extra privacy."
$113 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
IrelandProvince of MunsterKinsale
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