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Friar Street, Kinsale Ireland
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#17 of 54 B&Bs / Inns in Kinsale
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Mid-range
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free breakfast
Horseback riding
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Non-smoking hotel
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Innerworldofmyown wrote a review 2 Nov
7 contributions6 helpful votes
Our second visit to this lovely bed and breakfast. Maureen and the team made us very welcome. There is excellent parking on site, comfortable room, lift/elevator to give easy access with heavy luggage, good Wi-Fi in room, lounge and breakfast room. Lots of choice at breakfast and all well cooked and served fresh. The lodge is in the heart of Kinsale but on a quieter back street, giving good access to the many local hospitality and retail businesses and also a little separation. We had our dog with us and she loved the lodge. Obviously not allowed at breakfast, but otherwise she was able to enjoy her stay. The best walks are a short drive or long walk, such as at James Fort or Charles Fort, with her favourite beach being Garylucas beach about 5 miles away. Stupidly, I left an item behind. It was efficiently found and returned, which was greatly appreciated.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: If you have an electric vehicle, the lodge has three charging points. Would recommend a room on...
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MWeisensel wrote a review Oct 2022
Cincinnati, Ohio174 contributions39 helpful votes
Nothing fancy here. Just simple, clean, and surprisingly spacious accommodations. The innkeeper was quite lovely and you are within walking distance of everything you will want to see while in Kinsale. No hesitation in a hearty recommendation.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Jeffrey S wrote a review Oct 2022
16 contributions1 helpful vote
The Friar's Lodge is a perfect European style hotel with very large, clean rooms in a perfect walkable location in the pretty colorful harbor town of Kinsale. We received a very friendly welcome even though we arrived as a later check-in after a long drive. It is in a perfect walkable location in Kinsale with easy free parking and a Full Irish Breakfast including a delicious bowl of fresh fruit and porridge with Baileys. All the ladies who work there are very nice. The blue mint hard candy in the hallways was a nice treat. The Friar's Lodge is a very reasonably priced great option in Kinsale. No wonder Rick Steve's recommends it!
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Date of stay: September 2022
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James H wrote a review Sep 2022
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We had a lovely stay in the lodge. A family run, excellently located gem in kinsale. The room was very spacious and bright. Plenty of parking at the rear of the lodge. We had lovely welcome from Mary at reception. Couldn’t fault the breakfast or anything else for that matter. Would strongly recommend!! We will be returning.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Neshkah wrote a review Sep 2022
Ludlow, Vermont28 contributions6 helpful votes
Stayed here two nights, based on a review in a Rick Steves Guidebook, and found it exactly as he stated. Nothing fancy, but clean and comfortable. The rooms are quite large and the staff is excellent. You'll get a great breakfast, too.
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Irishlass L wrote a review Jul 2022
County Cork, Ireland287 contributions71 helpful votes
Stayed here for one night and having stayed in several places in Kinsale I hadn't heard of this place and decided to give it a try. What a pleasant surprise. Central location, big comfy and absolutely spotless rooms, with kettle, tea, coffee, iron, ironing board, smart TV and big bathroom. Quiet location and had a great night's sleep. Leaflets and books in room on places to see and eat. Overall highly recommend and Maureen the host who has worked there for 20+ years was welcoming and full of local knowledge. Will be back !
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Free parking, central location, spotlessly clean.
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Rich B wrote a review Jun 2022
Schaumburg, Illinois18 contributions4 helpful votes
Maureen was very welcoming. The rooms were clean as were the bathrooms. Plenty of space. We enjoyed our stay. The location is good. Plenty of see within walking distance. Maureen gave us good recommendations for places to eat. Nice breakfast.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Derek H wrote a review Jun 2022
Dublin, Ireland1 contribution
Delighted to have a good sized room with a bath. Great breakfast. Great to see a Dog Friendly guest house. Very well located in the town with good car Parking. I thought the overall offer and ambience of Friary lodge was very good value. Happy to make this my no 1 place to stay in Kinsale , service was friendly & efficent
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: A dog friendly guest house. Great place to stay.
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Michelle wrote a review May 2022
Greater London, United Kingdom1 contribution
We stayed for a long weekend and we’re sad to miss the breakfast on the final day due to an early flight. The breakfast was wonderful. I had the full Irish and it was amongst the best breakfast I’ve had. The service was so kind and attentive. The room was huge and spotlessly clean. The location was perfect and so accessible. Maureen, the owner, could not have been kinder. Nothing was too much trouble. I fell in love with Kinsale and definitely plan to go back.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Theresa C wrote a review Apr 2022
9 contributions2 helpful votes
An absolutely beautiful location, this is a pure gem in kinsale, beautiful rooms with every need catered for. Warm and extremely comfortable beds, we slept like logs. Breakfast had a very good selection to choose from. The staff were really friendly and helpful, I can guarantee we will defbe back.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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PRICE RANGE
US$138 - US$166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
friar`s hotel kinsale
LOCATION
IrelandProvince of MunsterCounty CorkKinsale
NUMBER OF ROOMS
18
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Frequently Asked Questions about Friar's Lodge
What are some of the property amenities at Friar's Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Friar's Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Friar's Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Is Friar's Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.