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Cork Ireland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel in a stunning setting. Lovely food and very friendly service. Very relaxed atmosphere and very comfortable rooms. Hotel bed was one of the most comfortable I have ever slept in at an Irish hotel! Would highly recommend this hotel for family gatherings or a quiet romantic weekend away.

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OperationsKinsale, Manager at Macdonald Kinsale Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Many Thanks so much for your recent review of the Macdonald Kinsale Hotel and Spa, It is always a pleasure to hear that our Guests enjoy our hotel and that you singled out our fantastic new Respa, Irish made, beds. Kind Regards Michael

Newcastle West, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here on the 2nd of December 2016 and had food in the bar. It's an upstairs bar area with a nice warm atmosphere. I had the a steak sandwich with fries and a lovely fresh salad which was excellent and really enjoyed it. My server was Eva she was a lovely pleasant girl and a great asset to the...

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OperationsKinsale, Manager at Macdonald Kinsale Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank You for your great review of the Macdonald Kinsale Hotel and Spa. It is always a pleasure to hear that our Guests enjoy our hotel and that you mentioned some of the team personally for their great customer service. Regards, Michael

Union Hall
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our second time staying here, love the peacefulness. We were lucky to get sea view and complementarty drinks to congratulate us on our recent marriage we really enjoyed our stay. The staff were very kind

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OperationsKinsale, Manager at Macdonald Kinsale Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

I was pleased to read that you did enjoy Macdonald Kinsale Hotel & Spa and my fantastic and hardworking staff. I do hope we see you back with us real soon and congratulations once again on your recent marriage. Best Wishes Michael

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and 5 friends booked to stay Saturday night, beautiful hotel been very badly run, dinner was extremely disappointing waited ages for starters and mains arrived at different times, 45 minutes from time first to last main were served. No chips or veg arrived so we ended up eating chips when finished meal, 3 times we had to question bill...

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OperationsKinsale, Manager at Macdonald Kinsale Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Many Thanks for your recent review of the Macdonald Kinsale Hotel and Spa. I always welcome guest feedback both positive and less so. I'm glad we were able to resolve this issue before you left our property and that I was able to offer adequate compensation for the issue with you meal. Kind Regards Michael

Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with 2 friends. We all had spa treatments and all were exceptional. Tina was amazing at massage! The relaxation room was just that - relaxing. Herbal tea, fruit and water available. The room was spacious and spotless. Bath with separate shower. The shower was fantastic! Hot and powerful spray; fab. The view was amazing over the bay. The...

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OperationsKinsale, Manager at Macdonald Kinsale Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank You so much for your 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 service we offer and that you singled out our wonderful Spa. Kind Regards Michael

Cork
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this as a last minute get away! Asked for a room with a nice view, expecting I was too late but we got it! The room itself was Amazing, and spa area was fabulous. In the general lounge area, view were breath taking! Very Romantic! Would go again!!!

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OperationsKinsale, Manager at Macdonald Kinsale Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Many Thanks for your 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. Best Wishes Michael

Midleton
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room great, location great, terrible service in restaurant, a lot of people seemed to be waiting ages for food, the restaurant was very poorly lit. Maitre'd was very polite and apologised. Reception staff very good

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OperationsKinsale, Manager at Macdonald Kinsale Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Many Thanks for your recent review of the Macdonald Kinsale Hotel and Spa. I always welcome guest feedback both positive and less so, could I ask that you contact me directly on my email operations@hotelkinsale.ie so that I can personally investigate your concerns. Kind Regards Michael

Co Tipperary
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely brilliant night away, what a stunning hotel and such brilliant value! I Would seriously recommend this hotel to anyone thinking of going there. Location is stunning and the rooms are immaculate!

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OperationsKinsale, Manager at Macdonald Kinsale Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Many Thanks for your 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. Best Wishes Michael

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay. Beautiful setting in a quiet area, great leisure facilities and walks. Robes and slippers in the bedrooms would have been an added bonus. Bathroom are bright and spacious, the shower was powerful. Definitely recommend for a Romantic break away.

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OperationsKinsale, Manager at Macdonald Kinsale Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Many Thanks for your 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. We do provide robes and slippers in our Executive bedrooms and have them also available upon request. Thank you for your feedback and I will certainly take this on...

County Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked 3 rooms for my family they were great we were attending my nieces wedding in must say from the moment we arrived and checked in the staff were great and very very pleasant the rooms had everything we needed as for the wedding ah it was one of the best I've been to we will be back

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OperationsKinsale, Manager at Macdonald Kinsale Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Many Thanks for your 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. Best Wishes Michael

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • 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: ₹ 5,494 - ₹ 14,674 (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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Also Known As:
Carlton Kinsale Hotel Kinsale
Carlton Kinsale Hotel And Spa
Carlton Hotel Kinsale
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“We were in room 321 on third floor stick with the uneven number rooms to get great views”
 of 5 bubbles FrankHDublin, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have views, others do not, but the non view rooms are spacious and comfortable.”
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 of 5 bubbles hanalei2014, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room with a view of the estuary its worth it.”
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“Bay view rooms are nice”
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“book online, you ll get cheaper rates plus 10 pounds to spend in. if you call - reception will give you higher rate”
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