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Kinsale General Information

A rare, venerable slice of fairy tale Emerald Isle charm, Kinsale is a gem of a town in County Cork, Ireland. The diminutive hamlet of less than 3,000 people parlays telltale picture-postcard scenery into a brisk and vibrant tourist trade. Indeed, come high season, otherwise sleepy Kinsale transforms into a dizzy dynamo and bustles with far more visitors than locals. Copious inns, hotels, shops, bars, pubs and restaurants provide throwback comfort and hospitality and numerous festivals and events entertain flocks of curious outsiders.

The fundamental basis of Kinsale’s inimitable allure is a colourful, tidy old townscape, full of furtive little nooks that almost feel torn from the pages of Swift and Joyce. Throw in a sumptuous culinary scene and handsome Celtic seascape and indeed, Kinsale encapsulates the face of Ireland starry-eyed international arrivals dream of. To boot, the town is a mere 30 km from the city of Cork and 20 km from Cork International Airport. Incredibly accessible then, amiable and affable, Kinsale is a superb county destination to explore. Solid points of interest to consider include the Kinsale Regional Museum, James Fort, Charles Fort, Church of Ireland Church and Tower House. Be sure to time your visit with events like the Kinsale Fringe Jazz Festival and Kinsale Gourmet Festival. Last but not least, a cruise on Kinsale Harbour is a must.

  • Kinsale Regional Museum
  • James Fort
  • Charles Fort
  • Church of Ireland Church
  • Tower House
  • Kinsale Fringe Jazz Festival
  • Kinsale Gourmet Festival
  • Golf
  • Historic Stroll in Old Kinsale
  • Kinsale Harbour Cruises
  • Fishy Fishy Cafe
  • Cucina
  • Dillons
  • The Little Skillet
  • Mother Hubbard’s
  • The Tap Tavern
  • An Seanachai
  • Bulman Bar
  • Spaniard Bar
  • Harbour Bar

Kinsale has a temperate maritime climate, with moderate to heavy rainfall and temperatures between 3°C and 18°C for the year.

Hotels in Kinsale

26 hotels in Kinsale, IE

1 Actons Hotel

4 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews

Pier Road Map

Actons Hotel is a boutique-style retreat in the heart of the heritage-rich Kinsale. An ideal base for corporate and leisure travellers in this side of Ireland, this contemporary hotel features... More

2 Trident Hotel Kinsale

4 stars
1.8 / 5

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Discover the most stylish accommodation blended with a warm hospitality and unsurpassed service at the Trident Hotel Kinsale. GeneralThe hotel offers excellent meeting rooms for business... More

3 Clayton Silver Springs Hotel

4 stars
5.0 / 5 7 reviews

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The Silver Springs Moran Hotel is situated just five minutes from Cork City centre and within a few minutes' drive of Cork International airport. It is a renowned event and conference venue with... More

4 Jurys Inn Cork

3 stars
3.8 / 5 6 reviews

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Being an ideal place in the city of Cork, Jurys Inn Cork Hotel offers a warm welcome, relaxing atmosphere and convenient facilities to make your stay a memorable one. GeneralThis hotel offers... More

5 Oriel House Hotel

4 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

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Oriel House Hotel Cork, is a luxurious hotel offering great ambience and comfort. The hotel has both traditional and modern outlook. Besides, the hotel has access to many of the city's attractions... More

6 Ambassador Hotel & Health Club

4 stars
3.3 / 5

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Featuring luxurious accommodation and excellent facilities, Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork is a chic haven of peace, which offers the perfect blend of maximum comfort and immaculate service. ... More

7 Maldron Hotel & Leisure Club Cork

3 stars
4.5 / 5 8 reviews

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Known for its ambience and elegance, this property offers an ideal accommodation spot in Cork for all types of travellers. GeneralGuests can avail the services of fax, currency exchange as well as... More

8 Kingsley Hotel

4 stars
Not yet reviewed

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The hotel is located in an area steeped in local history, with stunning views of the passing River Lee and nearby walkway.Individually decorated, each luxurious room comes with air-conditioning, a... More

9 Clarion Hotel Cork

4 stars
4.6 / 5 17 reviews

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The award winning Clarion Hotel Cork occupies an enviable position in Ireland's second city, overlooking the River Lee, as well as sitting opposite the impressive City Hall. The largest hotel in... More

10 The Rochestown Park Hotel

4 stars
4.3 / 5 9 reviews

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The stunning Rochestown Park Hotel Cork City is housed in one of Ireland's most notable historical houses dating back to the early 1900s. The property is excellently situated close to major road... More