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Kenmare, Ireland

Kenmare, a small town located in County Kerry, Ireland, is one of the country’s top tourist destinations. Kenmare was founded in 1670 and has been so well preserved that Ireland’s tourist board named the town the first Heritage Town in Kerry. Kenmare is renowned for its fine cuisine and countless pubs.


Kenmare Attractions

  • Kilgarvan Motor Museum
  • Marketplace
  • Kenmare Bay Diving Centre

Kenmare Activities

  • Watch the Kenmare Kestrels Basketball Club in action
  • See sheepdog demonstrations and bottle-feed lambs at Kissane Sheep Farm
  • Purchase unique lace gifts at the Kenmare Lace and Design museum and craft shop

Kenmare Climate

Kenmare experiences a temperate oceanic climate, with temperatures seldom falling lower than -3°C in winter or exceeding 22°C in summer. Due to the mountainous area in which County Kerry resides, Kenmare experiences some of the greatest precipitation levels in the whole of Ireland. Rainfall is more likely to occur during winter months than summer months.

Getting There & Around:

The nearest airport to Kenmare is Kerry Airport, which is a 50-minute drive from the town. At the airport, tourists can rent a car through one of the many car rental companies available, including Avis, Irish Car Rentals, Budget and Dooley Car Rentals. The large international airports in close proximity to Kenmare include Cork Airport, located 75 km away, Shannon Airport, 102 km away, and Galway Airport, 164 km away.

Bus Éireann offers long-distance and local bus travel in Kenmare.

Hotels in Kenmare

33 hotels in Kenmare, IE

1 Kenmare Bay Hotel and Resort

3 stars
4.5 / 5 4 reviews

Kenmare Town Map

Offering warm welcome and comfortable accommodation, Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort is an ideal place for a pleasant as well as a relaxing stay. GeneralThis hotel offers well-appointed ballrooms,... More

2 O Donnabhains Guesthouse

3 stars
4.0 / 5

10 Henry Street Map

O Donnabhains Guesthouse Kenmare invites travellers to its comfortable and welcoming accommodations set in an authentic Irish pub in Kenmare. The family-run property places guests less than a... More

3 Scotts Hotel Killarney

4 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

O'Donoghue Shop Street Map

Offering excellent services and convenient facilities, Scotts Hotel Killarney is a perfect venue to reside for a pleasant stay. GeneralThis property offers well-appointed conference room for... More

4 Cahernane House Hotel

4 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

Muckross Road Map

Offering a tranquil atmosphere, this property is an ideal place for exploring the outstanding natural beauty and untamed landscape of the mountains, lakes and woodland walks in Killarney. ... More

5 Riverside Hotel Killarney

4 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

Muckross Road Map

Setting the standard for quality, service and hospitality, Killarney Riverside Hotel is a welcome haven of elegance and comfort. GeneralAfter a tiring day you can rejuvenate your mind and body at... More

6 Arbutus Hotel Killarney

4 stars
4.3 / 5

College Street Map

Featuring luxurious accommodation and excellent facilities, Arbutus Hotel Killarney is a chic haven of peace, which offers the perfect blend of maximum comfort and immaculate service. GeneralThe... More

7 Aghadoe Heights Hotel and Spa

5 stars
4.4 / 5

1 Aghadoe Road Map

Offering comfortable accommodation and quality services, this property is an ideal place for a pleasant and enjoyable vacation. GeneralThe conference facility provided by the hotel is an ideal... More

8 The Maritime Hotel

4 stars
4.5 / 5 4 reviews

The Quay, Bantry Map

Sail away to your dream paradise by residing at the Maritime Hotel West Cork that offers fabulous accommodation and immaculate service to indulge you in a perfect getaway in West Cork. GeneralSeal... More

9 The Glengarrif Park Hotel

3 stars
4.8 / 5

The village Map

Glengarriff Park Hotel Cork offers friendly, professional staff and quality accommodation for its guests. Glengarriff is well known for its scenery, surrounded by hills and mountains and blue seas,... More