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Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort

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Sneem Road, Kenmare Ireland
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Welcome to the Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort. Tucked into one of the most picturesque corners of the Wild Atlantic Way, the multi-award winning Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort is the ideal retreat for exploring the gems of the Ring of Kerry and the Beara Peninsula, hosting your perfect wedding, or relaxing with friends & family. Situated on the Sneem road, just a few minutes' walk from the charming shops, pubs and gourmet delights of Kenmare Town, the Kenmare Bay Hotel is great place to unwind, with a state-of-the-art leisure centre equipped with pool, gym, jacuzzi and sauna. Whether you stay in the hotel itself in our standard or superior rooms or in one of our self-catering Luxury Lodges or Holiday Homes, you are assured of exceptional comfort, friendly service from our staff, and a thoroughly enjoyable stay. The Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort is the one that visitors return to again and again. Once you've stayed here, you'll discover why
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Babysitting
Indoor play area for children
Taxi service
Wifi
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Fitness classes
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Facial treatments
Head massage
Massage
Salon
Steam room
Baggage storage
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
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Smoking rooms available
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rossbrook wrote a review Yesterday
ireland65 contributions37 helpful votes
We stayed in this lovely hotel on a short stay recently and I must congratulate all the staff on their excellent work all over the hotel.The cleanliness of the whole hotel was second to none ....from hand sanitizers to wipes on all levels of the hotel.The pool is a credit to the pool staff it was spotless and was so bright and airy.The restaurant food was delicious and the staff were polite and cheerful. In this time of gloom it was a pleasure to stay there.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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unkybuck wrote a review 13 Jun
Tralee, Ireland743 contributions101 helpful votes
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Booked last minute. Second weekend after lock down lifted. The room was not the largest or most modern we have stayed in for the price range but was clean and well kept. The bathroom was functional except for the extractor fan which didn't work (room 520). The room was very warm due to the close moggy weather and in fairness reception provided an electric fan at no charge within minutes. We had lunch from the bar with a couple of drinks while sitting in the outside courtyard. Lunch menu was lovely with great attentive service. Dinner menu was a bit disappointing for such a hotel but what we received was well cooked. Restaurant staff were professional and warm. The morning breakfast was fantastic. A buffet setting with lots of fresh cold selection and a generous hot selection. With cereals and juices. We used the swimming pool /gym with the sauna and jacuzzi. Fantastic. In short Brilliant staff. Fantastic lunch and breakfast menus. Dinner chef needs to try harder. Menu poor for a hotel. As in lazy. Beef stroganoff was wet with bits of over cooked cut off ends of beef. Generally worth the visit. If you have kids there is a lovely play garden Kids activities table and treasure hunt
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: The breakfast rush definately kicks in around 9am so we would recommend 8_9 or 10_10.30
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AD wrote a review Mar 2021
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The family room for 2A n 3 C was not big enough... we had to leave the door open for air... as did other occupants. The pull out bed was so uncomfortable. You couldn't swing a cat in the room it was so small. For a first family holiday it was soooooo disappointing. Family club not available 2and night and when I rung before arrival was told to leave it until we arrived. When I emailed a complaint after they were very up them selves and more or less said tough. They weren't wrong yet what they offered wasn't acceptable . Very disappointing. They suggested chalets .but we wanted hotel experience. They shouldn't offer family hotel package that's not actually suitable to 2A and 3C ....full stop.... .
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Noonie17 wrote a review Oct 2020
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This is a great hotel at a great price. Went back in October as they were doing special deals but had to leave when level 3 was implemented. Breakfast was tasty and all staff wearing masks... Although that was across the board on my visit to Kerry This is a great little hotel within walking distance to Kenmare -3 mins via a cute lane. Would love them to change the reception area
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Gabrielle C wrote a review Oct 2020
Portlaoise, Ireland18 contributions8 helpful votes
We stayed for 3 nights - lovely hotel the bed was so comfortable - Breakfast was very good - the staff were so nice - Bar area needed painting but that’s just a minor thing - we will definitely return.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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US$86 - US$184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
IrelandProvince of MunsterCounty KerryKenmare
NUMBER OF ROOMS
128
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort?
Nearby attractions include Old Kenmare Road (0.7 km), Stone Circle (0.5 km), and Norman McCloskey Photography (0.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mulcahy's Bar and Restaurant, No 35, and Lily House Thai & Chinese Cuisine.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Is Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Kenmare.
Are any cleaning services offered at Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Stone Circle (0.5 km), Cromwell's Bridge (0.4 km), and Our Lady's Well (0.4 km).
Does Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.