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County Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 1 March 2014

With almost 650 reviews of this hotel I wonder why I should add my 'penny ha'p'orth' of opinion. Reviewers on TA are generally very complementary about this hotel and I too would concur. What prompts me to write this review was that it was the first time I saw a Hotel Reception display its TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Now I...

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

Dear Guest, Firstly may I say how refreshing and enjoyable it was to read such a well composed and though out review. Thank you very much for taking the time and effort to put it together. With regard to the trip advisor certificate that you noticed in our reception area, we feel that the trip advisor is a valuable tool...

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 28 February 2014

We celebrated our wedding here on 14th February and even though the phones and Internet were down and power was out in some places due to the storm the service we got was faultless from the day before the wedding to the day after we could not but praise the hotel and staff. We stayed in the lodges the night...

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

Dear Guest, Firstly I would again like to congratulate you and your new spouse on your marriage. All of us here at the Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort wish you all the best for the future. We always do our best to go above and beyond for all of our Brides and Grooms to make not just their day but...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 24 February 2014

I should say at the start that the staff are pleasant but the bedroom was very basic and not what you would expect when checking into a "resort" and not when you are paying top dollar to have a weekend away in February The bar is way too small and no entertainment either night , too many kids running around...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for both taking the time to review your recent stay with us here during the mid-term break and for your kind comments regarding the staff. We have recently extended our Courtyard bar to make it more spacious for all our guests to try and ensure that their stay is as comfortable as possible. We have a...

Reviewed 23 February 2014 via mobile

We came during midterm and stayed in one if the lodges on the grounds of the hotel .. Couldn't fault it. 3 bedroom, with all mod cons. Very bright and spacious and lovely views. The staff in the hotel were very accommodating. There was so much to do despite the rain. We sat in sitting room and played chess and...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review on your recent stay with us in our 3 bedroom holiday home. I am delighted that you found the property to be so satisfactory despite the poor weather. All of us here at the Kenmare Bay feel that the accommodation, swimming pool and leisure facilities provide...

Cork, Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 22 February 2014

Just home after a 2 day stay. 5 mothers and 15 children.A roaring success thanks to the General Manager who upgraded us so we were all, extremely comfortable. Kids had a ball. The swimming pool was fantastic and well monitored. It was amazing value for money. We will definitely return to this hotel.

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

Dear Guest, Firstly I would like to thank you for your recent review. It gives us all here a great sense of pleasure to see our guests have a pleasant all round experience, we always endeavor to provide the best service we can. I am delighted that you were happy with our Leisure facilities and that all the children had...

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 7 February 2014

We stayed here in August last. Had a great time and the kids loved the pool etc. Whilst the hotel is just out of the main town it is very close to everything around. The hotel caters well for small children. Can be a bit hectic in the bars etc but I suppose it was high season. Nice staff.

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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 your stay with us from last August. I am delighted to see that your young children enjoyed our pool and amenities on their break away. Thank you for your remarks regarding the staff and for pointing out our great location here. We feel that our location here is ideal for...

Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 3 February 2014

First of I would say that I think we must have been put in the worst room in this hotel judging by the other reviews. The bed was not comfortable, the windows are so old it took a long time to get them open. The carpet in our room was dirty & sticky. The shower was faulty and sprayed all...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 29 January 2014

We attended a wedding in Kenmare and booked into the Kenmare Bay Hotel for two nights. It is a very nice hotel in a beautiful part of Kerry. The hotel is clean and modern. Our room and bathroom were lovely. The water pressure was very poor in the shower, but otherwise we had no issues at all. The staff are...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your recent review on your stay with us. With regards to the water pressure it is was a slight issue in the general Kenmare area at the time, regarding which we have liaised with the all the appropriate professionals and have since rectified. I will be sure to...

Reviewed 27 January 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for weekend in January with our little boy and had a great time. The staff were so helpful and friendly and we were upgraded to a superior room free of charge which was very kind. The leisure centre was great and our little boy loved swimming and playing with all the toys left in the baby pool....

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

Dear Guest, I would like to thank you for your recent review on your visit to us here in the Kenmare Bay Hotel. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us from your accommodation to your meals and of course that your son enjoyed our children's pool. We try to provide a fun and safe environment in our...

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 8 January 2014

We were guests at a new years day wedding in the Kenmare Bay hotel and stayed in one of the luxury lodges (no.25) for 2 nights. The cleanliness and quality of the lodge was just unbelievable and our 3 year old daughter had a ball as there is so much for her to do. Definitely booking a week in a...

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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 on our Luxury Lodges. Our Accommodation staff take great care in the cleanliness of our property here and I will pass on your kind remarks to them. I am delighted that your daughter enjoyed her time here as we do our utmost to be a family friendly establishment. We look forward to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: $87 - $209 (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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