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Macdonald Kinsale Hotel & Spa

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hotel views are absolutely beautiful! Breakfast was included so it was great value for money. Water in room would have been a nice extra if I was going to pick up on anything! Not too far from kinsale town but be prepared to get taxis to and from! Perfect if you want a relaxing getaway to unwind and chill! Grounds...

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Cork
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is located well outside Kinsale, but the setting is beautiful and the leisure centre is second to none with a sauna, steam room and hot tub. There is paths around the grounds so you can take a leisurely stroll. The breakfast was beautiful and you are made to feel very welcome. All in all I would highly recommend...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel set in the most stunning countryside..This hotel is by far the most wonderful hotel we have ever stayed in. The staff the surroundings the food the leisure facilities. un fortunately did not get an opportunity to try the spa. We walked round the grounds was totally stunning.

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Steve B, General Manager at Macdonald Kinsale Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear M2617ZWcatherinec Many Thanks for your very kind review of the Macdonald Kinsale Hotel and Spa it is very much appreciated. I was extremely pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us in this most beautiful part of Ireland, we very much looking forward to welcoming you back real soon. Best Wishes Steve Burley

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The MacDonald Kinsale Hotel is a peaceful haven with stunning views, large comfortable rooms and friendly staff. I had a very minor issue which was resolved promptly and beyond my expectation by the on duty manager. Another wonderful stay.

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Steve B, General Manager at Macdonald Kinsale Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear SineadMy, Many Thanks for your very kind review of the Macdonald Kinsale Hotel and Spa it is truly appreciated. It is always a pleasure to hear that our Guests enjoy our hotel and all the service we offer. Kind Regards, Steve Burley

Mallow
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pool area spa and gym are to be highly recommended. Ask for Andrea for any spa treatment! The main hotel area gets all the sunshine and the views. The pathways in the grounds lead down to the estuary. The area is full of wild garlic and bluebells in spring time.

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Steve B, General Manager at Macdonald Kinsale Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear 575julieta I was pleased to read that you did enjoy the sunniest and the best views in Kinsale. I will share your very kind comments to the Spa team in particular Andrea, I do hope we see you back with us real soon. Best Wishes Steve

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely lovely Hotel, very clean, lovely food, friendly staff, nice grounds, fantastic views also. Couldn't fault it really the only thing I critique is the food napkins are very poor quality and small. Stayed here for 2 nights would come back in a heartbeat, Kinsale itself is lovely also.

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Steve B, General Manager at Macdonald Kinsale Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Pierce B Many Thanks for your kind review of the Macdonald Kinsale Hotel and Spa it is very much appreciated. It is always a pleasure to read that our guests enjoy their stay with us in this most beautiful part of Ireland, I do apologise that were not given our usual linen napkin in the restaurant this was due...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't recommend this hotel enough! Beautiful views with romantic walks to secluded beaches. Fantastic food. Happy, friendly and helpful staff. Fantastic spa and pool! All suitable for young and old. Book your stay asap

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Steve B, General Manager at Macdonald Kinsale Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear H7224WGyvonnec Thank You so much for your very kind review of the Macdonald Kinsale Hotel and Spa it is truly appreciated. It is always a pleasure to hear that our Guests enjoy all that we offer and our stunning location here in Kinsale. Best Wishes Steve Burley

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was dirty on arrival. There was a thick layer of dusk on every surface in the bedroom. Out of 4 towels in our bathroom 2 were dirty. We also had no tea or coffee in our room, but sugar a kettle and 2 cups.

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Steve B, General Manager at Macdonald Kinsale Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear hallowsgeorgina Many Thanks for your recent review of the Macdonald Kinsale Hotel and Spa. I always welcome guest feedback both positive and less so, this allows us to see where we can only improve, I was very sorry to read that you found some housekeeping issues in your room, I have shared your comments with my Housekeeping Manager and...

Tipperary, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for an hotel that offers stunning views, beautiful walks then you will be happy here but if like us you want that homely, comfortable element that one expects when one leaves the comfort of ones own home for a night away then you will be disappointed. This is an hotel to sleep in, to use as...

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London
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room had a wonderful view of the water feature in front of reception. The property is in an idyllic location. Bed was comfortable, bathroom huge and plenty of plug sockets in the room! WiFi 10/10, food marvellous and staff were a pleasure - friendly and helpful. Excellent leisure facilities - sauna top class. Value for money and a great...

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Dear grahamp631, Many Thanks for your lovely review of the Macdonald Kinsale Hotel and Spa. As you mentioned the hotel is a great base for any holiday in this most beautiful part of Ireland. I was really pleased to read that you enjoyed all we offered. We do look forward to your return in the not too distant future. Best...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Macdonald Kinsale Hotel & Spa is set on 90 acres of mature wooded parkland with panoramic views overlooking Oysterhaven Bay, this luxury Kinsale hotel is committed to providing the highest standards and take pride in their tranquil surroundings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Macdonald Kinsale Hotel & Spa

Address: Rathmore Road, Kinsale, Ireland (Formerly Carlton Hotel & C Spa Kinsale)
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Kinsale
Price Range: €74 - €255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Macdonald Kinsale Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 70
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Carlton Kinsale Hotel And Spa
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Carlton Hotel Kinsale
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“Room 319 is lovely, great view, and quiet.”
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“Front viewing room, lovely view”
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“Suite Room has a large balcony with seats and table with beautiful full length window views overlooking the bay”
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“Sea view a must”
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