The Kenmare B&B Owners Association members welcome you to one of Ireland's most popular destinations. Kenmare is the gateway to both the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara. If this is your destination, you deserve pampering, so please BOOK DIRECTLY with the association members below to help minimise the high commission they have to pay Online Travel Agents. In return you get the best value, no hidden costs and Breakfast is always Free. Check immediately below this text, you may also find exclusive last minute and special offers
Experience authentic Irish hospitality situated amidst lush gardens on the N71 minutes from Kenmare town. A warm friendly welcome is assured on arrival. Visitors will be treated to gorgeous garden views. A three night stay is recommended as it is an ideal base for visiting Ring of Kerry, Ring of Beara or nearby Muckross House & gardens. A day of activity is what a guest remembers when reflecting on a vacation. Why not spend a day taking a leisurely walk, cycle or climbing a mountain. As the host is a hill-walking enthusiast, guests planning to take to the Kerry hills will have an inside track on the best and most picturesque local routes. Alternatively you can chill out and sit by the river that flows by the house to watch the fish swim in the pools or gaze at the ever changing skies while drinking a glass of wine or reading a book from the house library the choice is yours. Each morning a selection of breakfast is available to invigorate our guests and prepare them for a days travelling through majestic mystical countryside.
Welcome to Virginia's Guesthouse, in the heart of Kenmare. At our small, unpretentious, friendly house, you may be assured of a warm welcome, lovely accommodation and comfy beds. Owners, Neil and Noreen, were proud to have been awarded "Hosts of the Year 2011" by travel writer Georgina Campbell. We offer accommodation on a Room Only basis at Virginia's. For guests who wish to have breakfast, we will recommend a lovely place to eat very close by. Complimentary Tea and Coffee is always available in our library and Neil is always at hand to offer any advice or help with your itinerary. On-street parking & all car parks are free of charge in Kenmare. Alistair Sawday (travel writer) offers our favourite description of us: "marvellously unposh, the hospitality here is first class".
Guests say Willow Lodge, a purpose built B&B, is "ideally situated" - being but two minutes walk from Kenmare's pubs, music and fine restaurants yet away from its traffic and street noise. Park free in our grounds and relax - no driving in from outside town and no catching taxis back! A great base from which to tour, play golf, shop, cycle, horse ride and walk. All rooms with en suite bathrooms with TV, hairdryer and free WiFi available throughout.
We are a family run Bed and Breakfast, The Ford. Nestled amongst the Caha Mountains, overlooking the Sheen River and six miles from the well-known heritage town of Kenmare noted for its Award Winning Restaurants, Galleries and Craft shops. The Ford Bed and Breakfast is located on the Beara Way, making it a prime location for keen walkers. Also being ideally situated for touring the unspoiled Beara Peninsula, and the famous Ring of Kerry. Molly Gallivan's Cottage and Traditional Farm is only a five-minute drive away. World famous Garnish Island Gardens in the idyllic village of Glengarriff are only a twenty-minute drive away. The newly opened Bonane Heritage Park is five minutes walk from us. This park contains many ancient sites of archaeological interest, ring forts, stone circles, a famine ruin and standing Stones. It shows that our parish of Bonane was inhabited 6000 years ago. Guided walks can be arranged around the park.
Harbour View Bed & Breakfast is a 5 Star Award Winning B&B situated on the seashore with unrivalled views of Kenmare Bay. It is an approved B&B by the Irish Tourist Board and is on the Wild Atlantic Way and close to the Ring of Kerry. Here you can relax in the peace and solitude of the countryside. Go on scenic forest and mountain walks with spectacular views. Drive or take walks through the wild, rugged and unspoiled Beara Peninsula at a leisurely pace, enjoying the wide open spaces and breathtaking scenery. Visit the beautiful Gleninchaquin Amenity and Waterfall Valley, go fishing on the Clonee lakes or sit and relax in peace and tranquility. To appreciate Kenmare and its surrounding area, a stay of at least 2 or 3 nights is recommended. But however long or short your stay, we know you will want to return. Many of our guests revisit year after year. We look forward to having you stay at Harbour View B&B, and will do our best to ensure that your stay is a memorable one. A warm friendly welcome is always assured. Prefer a Holiday Home then Click here
Watersedge is a purpose built B&B nestled in the Sheen Falls woods and is just 10 min walk along the waterfront to Kenmare Town. Our bedrooms are finished to a very high standard. All our rooms are ensuite with power showers, hair dryers, flat screen television and DVD. The beds are fully orthopaedic and floors contain hollow core concrete sound proofing. There is hot tea / coffee and biscuits available all day in our guest dining room which overlooks the harbour. We have an extensive library with books, local maps and a large selection of DVDs. We also have cards, chess and other board games to enjoy. Our garden deck is a great place to relax with a good book and a coffee. Please make our home your home. Breakfast time is special at Watersedge, we have a large breakfast menu to suit all tastes and needs including home baked scones and bread, our own smoked salmon, locally made cheese and of course the traditional hot breakfast. A typical guest review. "If you want to stay in a B&B that provides tasty food, helpful hosts and boasts an excellent location, Waters Edge in Kenmare is the place for you. We receive a stream of excellent feedback from our walkers who hike the Beara Way and who stay here, telling us how kind and friendly Noreen is and how hearty the food is. We have no hesitation in recommending that you stay at Waters Edge in Kenmare."
A purpose built guesthouse, Abbey Court is located on over two acres of landscaped gardens on the Wild Atlantic Way, Ring of Kerry and metres from the sea shore. It is the perfect place to relax with luxurious rooms designed and furnished with your comfort in mind. Our en-suite bedrooms are all individually decorated with beautiful antique pine. The attention to detail echoes the care given. White sheets, warm blankets and fluffy white pillows. Abbey Court also boasts two sitting rooms, one on each floor, incorporating a library and a writing area. Both are decorated in old charm English oak wood furniture. Our four course Full Irish breakfast is served in a room overlooking the bay while listening to some soft Irish music. The idea of the traditional Full Irish Breakfast is to feed you enough to last to lunchtime. For lighter tastes or continental breakfast can be catered for. We will also cater for special dietary requests once prior notice is given.
Mountain View Bed and Breakfast is a family run establishment, which is situated in Lauragh, Kenmare, Co. Kerry, 5 minutes from the Beara Way. Mountain View B&B bedrooms have en suite bathrooms and offers all the conveniences that you would expect. We offer a range of delicious options on our breakfast menu. We have double, twin and family rooms. A full Irish or continental breakfast is offered.
Hallissey's is located right in the centre of the Kemare town within walking distance of all the restaurants, pubs, gift shops, art galleries and the weekly market. All rooms have en suite bathrooms, a hospitality tray, TV, Free Wifi and hairdryer. The owner Mrs Hallisseys, has a good knowledge of the area and will recommend places to visit and things to do.
Tara Farm B&B is a spacious house with six ensuite bedrooms - all large rooms, with television, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer and sitting areas. Four of the rooms are large with queen and single beds overlooking the water, with private patios/balconies and a beautiful mountain backdrop. The guest lounge also overlooks the water and the dining room is very spacious with individual tables. We offer a full and extensive breakfast menu and light meals, packed lunches on request. We at Tara Farm bed and breakfast take a very special interest in our guests. There is always some member of the family available to welcome guests, to advise on restaurants, to help plan itinerary, or just to have a cup of tea/coffee in the lounge after a busy day.
Both Peter and Mignonne welcome you to Driftwood, a four star rated B&B situated a mere 10-minute walk from the centre of Kenmare where we are sure you will have a pleasant and relaxing stay with us. The area has spectacular natural beauty where walking, cycling and outdoor pursuits will allow you to fully enjoy the charm of the south west coast of Ireland. The Bedrooms are luxuriously appointed with an en-suite with a power shower. All rooms are carpeted with natural wood furnishings, televisions, hairdryers, clock alarms and complimentary tea/coffee facilities.
Lissyclearing Thatched Cottage has been beautifully hancrafted throughout and provides four en suite guest bedrooms in an idyllic countryside setting. Each room has been lovingly designed by the owners. They are well appointed and individually decorated with every modern comfort in mind. En suite bathrooms are modern and bright and have electric power showers. Situated just 3km from the lively town of Kenmare, it is an ideal base for touring the Ring of Kerry, Ring of Beara and Dingle Penninsula.