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Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Wilton Manors, Florida
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Big rooms with views of the mountains. Ask for a room with the window facing the west for sunset purposes. Great showers and many choices for breakfast. I hate oatmeal and it was outstanding. You have a peaceful location with a short walk, a cozy path away from the road.

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Andrew R, General Manager at Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and rating. I am delighted that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. Our Oatmeal with baileys cream is a favourite on the breakfast buffet! We are very lucky with our location, being so close to town, yet far away enough to be peaceful. I hope that you enjoy the rest of your...

County Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in the lodges at the hotel and it was absolutely beautiful. Had dinner the first evening in the hotel and that was top class. The staff were really nice and friendly and the swimming pool was lovely. Would highly recommend this hotel for families just so laid back and loads of stuff for kids (playground, playroom, play area...

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Andrew R, General Manager at Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review and rating. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us in the luxury lodges, and that you enjoyed your dinner. Thank you for your comments about our great staff & service and also for your recommendation for families. Hope to welcome you back again very soon. Kind...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the last weekend of April for 2 friends wedding, and we weren't really blown away. Bedroom: The rooms we were given were bland and mediocre, in need of an upgrade. Definitley a 90s/00s look to them, lots or beige and oak wood. The bed wasnt particularly comfortable, and the shower had poor pressure. The room was however spotless...

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Andrew R, General Manager at Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and feedback. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay overall, and our friendly staff and the leisure centre. We do have Superior rooms available to book, or to upgrade to, however they tend to get booked out quickly especially on weekends. Our self-catering lodges and holiday homes are indeed great for larger...

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here with a toddler for two nights. Nothing but very positive reviews! The receptionist was lovely and the family room was big and tidy. The bathroom had underfloor heating and it took only minutes to get very warm for the baby's bath. The restaurant has a kids corner which is wonderful, we were able to enjoy our meal while...

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Andrew R, General Manager at Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and rating. I am delighted to hear that you and toddler enjoyed your recent stay with us, and thank you for your kind words about our friendly staff and fabulous food! It is always great to hear that guests want to return back for a second stay and we look forward to welcoming...

Kildare
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have to say we were delighted with our choice of hotel for a short break. We arrived on Sunday afternoon, checked in and went to our room. The room was spacious, very clean and modern. We wandered down into the town of Kenmare which is a 3 minute stroll from the hotel down a pedestrian lane. Easy to get to...

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Andrew R, General Manager at Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your 5 star rating and the lovely review. I am delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of our hotel, we are indeed lucky to be so close to the lovely town of Kenmare. Glad that you enjoyed our fabulous food and friendly staff. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to them,...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at the Kenmare Bay and checked in, my wife had to ask about the pool and breakfast times as the information wasn't forthcoming from the Receptionist. The hotel is l shaped and our room was across the car park on the opposite side to the reception. We walked across the car park to our room 622 and it...

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Andrew R, General Manager at Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review. I am sorry that we did not meet your expectations on this occasion, and that you had some issues regarding the bathroom, which we will be sure to pass on to our maintenance team to look into the matter further. Apologies that you felt that your interaction with staff was...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here on the 21st of April with my wife the night before my friend's wedding. There was no parking when we arrived, probably due to the fact that there was a wedding on that day, Friday, so cars were doubled up all over the place out front. I finally got a spot down at the end by their...

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Andrew R, General Manager at Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review. I am sorry to hear that your experience was not to your satisfaction. We have newer superior rooms available to book, however they tend to fill very quickly and are not always available for upgrades. Good to hear that you enjoyed the gym and our super staff. We hope that you will...

Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed two night break - Hotel Room was spotless and Leisure Centre was really good. Breakfast & Dinner were amazing & we'll be back as this is an excellent place to base yourself for exploring this fantastic part of the country. the fact that it's only a 3 minute walk to town is an added plus

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Andrew R, General Manager at Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review and excellent rating. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and our fabulous cuisine. Our location is ideal for discovering the gems of the area, and being so close to Kenmare town is fantastic for guests to be able to stroll in for an evening. We hope...

Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is comfortable, very family friendly and has a lovely leisure centre. The staff are efficient and helpful, and you can have a good chat with the manager as he is always on site checking to make sure everyone is enjoying their stay. Our room was in the older part of the hotel and it was small but very...

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Andrew R, General Manager at Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and wonderful comments. I am delighted to hear that you had an enjoyable stay with us during the Easter break, and that you enjoyed our fabulous food and location. We are an ideal base for walkers to explore the Kerry Way and the Beara Way, and we look forward to welcoming you back...

Dub,Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here over Easter holidays and got to experience the hotel rooms and the holiday homes. The houses are ideal for a family and are fully equipped with anything you will need. We even discovered washing powder and dishwaster tabs and tea-towels. These are the kind of thing not provided by other holiday home and really its really irritating when...

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Andrew R, General Manager at Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your fantastic review and rating. I am so glad that you and your family enjoyed the Easter break with us, both in the hotel and the self-catering holiday homes and that you appreciated the attention to detail regarding supplying washing supplies etc. Good to see that kids enjoyed all the children’s facilities on site -...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Parking
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort

Address: Sneem Road, Kenmare, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Kenmare
Price Range: $136 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 128
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“west for sunset;east for sunrise, can't lose!”
valerie115, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Don't bother”
jemser, 5 May 2017 | Read review
“Request a room in the newer side of the hotel, rooms are larger, especially if its for a family stay.”
MacPow, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“request close to reception. I think there are rooms in the wings that would be a bit of a walk away, although they are probably quieter!”
mcgrate, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The hotel hosts a lot of weddings on weekends, so bear that in mind when booking.”
EquiCaroline, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
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