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Giles Norman Gallery & Townhouse

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Kinsale, Co. Cork 45 Main Street, Kinsale P17 K651 Ireland
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#7 of 54 B&Bs / Inns in Kinsale
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The Giles Norman Gallery & Townhouse, based in a stunning Georgian building, offers guests a modern touch of class and comfort right in the heart of Kinsale. Each individual en-suite room has been curated by Giles himself, exhibiting pieces from his many portfolios - the vision was to build an interior aesthetic that reflects both Giles’s artistry and photographic style. This Georgian building, which overlooks the beautiful Kinsale pier, is also home to the giles norman photography gallery.
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luke5ki wrote a review Dec 2022
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates22 contributions14 helpful votes
My wife and I stayed in the Ireland suite for two nights for our babymoon. The location was fantastic in the picturesque town of Kinsale. This beautiful period townhouse was very comfortable and finished to a very high standard. Both the bedroom and the bathroom had a luxurious feel to it. The suite was well appointed with a fridge and coffee machine, there was even a small welcome pack from the gallery and delicious fudge. My wife thoroughly appreciated the Voya toiletries and the tasteful and thoughtful little touches. The room was a perfect temperature and spotlessly clean. We would highly recommend this guesthouse and will certainly be returning!
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Date of stay: December 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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JMSC3 wrote a review Nov 2022
Palm Coast, Florida17 contributions28 helpful votes
From the time of our arrival, when we were warmly welcomed by Emily, until our departure the next day, our experience at the Giles Norman Townhouse and Gallery was exceptional. I can do no better than the lovely photos to convey how luxurious but homey this place feels. We stayed in the Kinsale Room. The bed was so comfortable and exactly what the weary travel body needs. Shower water pressure was strong and relaxing. There is a very light spa-like fragrance throughout the space that is calming. Shower gel, shampoo & body lotion seem to be of the same refreshing, subtle fragrance. When it comes to comfort, they have thought of everything. Do be sure to stop into the gallery to enjoy more of Giles’ stunning photography.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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mer220 wrote a review Oct 2022
New York City, New York21 contributions44 helpful votes
When I walked into my room after a long journey I said, “I never want to leave this place”. The room was beautiful (I took a picture, which I never do!) and overlooked the harbor. A book with restaurant and activity recommendations was on the desk, which I appreciated. Giles has put together several walks to see key area attractions, which I also used. I was sorry I had only booked a single night. I would definitely stay again when I return to Kinsale.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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Dyan V wrote a review Oct 2022
Oregon City, Oregon116 contributions59 helpful votes
Giles Norman townhouse is a wonderful accommodation in a central location in Kinsale. The rooms are beautiful , comfortable and right across the street from the harbor. Parking is available across the street. We left our car parked and walked everywhere we went for the 2 days we stayed there. Would definitely recommend to anyone visiting Kinsale.
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Date of stay: September 2022
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julesnj wrote a review Oct 2022
Pennington, New Jersey4 contributions1 helpful vote
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We stayed in the Ireland suite, which is a first class accommodation. It is spacious, beautifully decorated, peaceful, and in the perfect central location. There is comfortable seating, top quality linens and bath amenities, and of course the owner’s stellar framed photos throughout the suite. The hosts communicated promptly and offered suggestions for dining. The photos online are current and accurate- we highly recommend this accommodation.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Free overnight parking is available in a lot across the street. Dinner at Cru Wine Bar was lovely.
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Michele S wrote a review Sep 2022
West Bloomfield, Michigan16 contributions1 helpful vote
Giles Norman was our favorite accommodation on our Irish adventure tour. Excellent location. We stayed in the Kinsale room which was a very clean modernized room with all the amenities. I believe her name was Emily in the gallery, was very pleasant and helpful in finding a dinner location as we were there on a Sunday and Monday where many restaurants are closed. A beautiful place stay here if you can!
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Roxanne O wrote a review Sep 2022
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If I could give more than 5 stars I would ! The Giles Norman Townhouse was outstanding in my eyes. The Ireland room is where we stayed. It is spacious ,very well appointed,and beautifully decorated. They have thought of everything , Our friends stayed in The Loft and were equally pleased ! A must stay when in Kinsale
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Aimee L wrote a review Aug 2022
United States13 contributions10 helpful votes
Our family voted and this was the favorite stay from our July week in Ireland. We stayed in a variety of property types (Westin/Marriott properties in Dublin, boutique hotels in other towns, a resort) - and this one charmed us all. We had two rooms for one night - just the basic rooms on a middle floor. Both rooms were nicely finished, comfortable, quiet, and super clean. The place has character - in the building itself, the photography on the walls - all with a modern twist. The pictures online are accurate. It was a very easy process to reserve, check-in, and check-out (both at the gallery). We even found free parking for the night in the lot across the street, as advertised. All in all, a great stay!
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Date of stay: July 2022
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lovemytanner wrote a review Aug 2022
Saint Louis, Missouri140 contributions65 helpful votes
We stayed in the Ireland room for one night while in Kinsale. We loved the place. Very clean and comfortable. Check in was very easy and access to the room as a breeze as well. Highly recommended! Loved it.
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Date of stay: August 2022
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Sara W wrote a review Aug 2022
Santa Barbara, California6 contributions1 helpful vote
Giles Norman Townhouse is the perfect place the stay in Kinsale. The location is fabulous. It is on one of the main shopping/dining streets, and yet just far enough removed to be perfectly quiet and peaceful. Views of the harbor are stunning, and there is a free parking lot literally right across the street (we had to circle a few times, but we eventually got a spot). The decor is fabulous. We stayed in the "loft," which is on the top floor of the building and very spacious. The building does not have an elevator, so it may not be a good option for someone with mobility issues, but we managed fine. There also are no air conditioners, which 95% of the time in Ireland is totally fine. It happened to be a heat wave while we were there, but they provided a fan and with the windows open it was totally fine. The main selling point is that the staff are SO friendly. We arrived early and they were kind enough to hang onto our bags for us while we ventured out. When we came back to check in we discovered that they had carried our two massive suitcases up to the third floor (aka fourth floor, for us Americans) for us! They also provided us with some great recs for dining during our stay. And, when we accidentally left behind a piece of jewelry after we checked out, they discovered it immediately and offered to mail it all the way back to the States for us. Truly they went above and beyond. Couldn't recommend enough!
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Date of stay: August 2022
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US$164 - US$185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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IrelandProvince of MunsterCounty CorkKinsale
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Frequently Asked Questions about Giles Norman Gallery & Townhouse
Which popular attractions are close to Giles Norman Gallery & Townhouse?
Nearby attractions include Dalton's Bar (0.2 km), St Multose Church (0.3 km), and Kinsale Crystal (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Giles Norman Gallery & Townhouse?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, baggage storage, and express check-in and check-out.
What food & drink options are available at Giles Norman Gallery & Townhouse?
Guests can enjoy free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Giles Norman Gallery & Townhouse?
Yes, street parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Giles Norman Gallery & Townhouse?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Black Pig Winebar, Bastion, and The Supper Club.
Is Giles Norman Gallery & Townhouse located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Kinsale.
Are there any historical sites close to Giles Norman Gallery & Townhouse?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Charles Fort (1.8 km), James Fort (0.9 km), and Mount Long Castle (6.3 km).