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 their online marketing costs - better value than hotels. In return you get better value, no hidden costs and BREAKFAST IS ALWAYS FREE. Check immediately below this text, you may also find exclusive last minute and special offers
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".
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Shaminir is a fine, recently built, 5 bedroomed house that has been fully Bord Failte approved. All our rooms have a private bathroom, are tastefully designed and decorated with beautiful colour co-ordinating schemes. We offer a choice of twin, double or family rooms (sleeping 4), and a choice of continental, full Irish or smoked salmon breakfasts. At Shaminir we have successfully combined modern facilities with a good old fashioned warm and welcoming Irish family home feel, and we can offer probably the best view in Ireland with our own trout lake in the front garden. The picturesque town of Kenmare is 3 miles away and offers all the attractions of a lively traditional Irish town. Irish music and ballads are played most nights in the bars and restaurants scattered throughout the town. Ideal for touring the internationally famous Ring of Kerry or the rugged and dramatic Beara Peninsula with stunning views around every corner. Located near some of Ireland's finest golf courses such as Killarney, Waterville, Ballybunion and Tralee.
Seashore Farm Guesthouse provides Bed and Breakfast accommodation to a very high standard in a very spacious and magnificent setting at the head of the Ring of Kerry Peninsula with commanding Views overlooking Kenmare Bay with the Caha Mountains of the Beara Peninsula forming the backdrop to this unique location. Seashore Farm Guesthouse is a Grade A 4 Star [Hotel Quality] Guesthouse as well as being AA 4 star with the special personal touch that only a small family run Guest House can deliver. Yet Seashore Farm Guesthouse is just one mile from the centre of Kenmare Town. One can walk the mile via the quiet Tubbrid local side road [L7556] in ten to fifteen minutes. For those wishing to do the journey by car one can drive to the very convenient free town car park at the end of this road and freely stroll through the town centre without parking worries. We are also situated just 400 metres from the main Ring of Kerry N70 Wild Atlantic Way road. Seashore Farm Guesthouse is uniquely peaceful, private and spacious with views stretching out over the Kenmare Bay and Caha Mountains in the background. All bedrooms enjoy the idyllic setting over the bay as does the Guest Lounge, Guest Dining Room and Patio Area with extensive gardens. The farmlands stretch to the shores of Kenmare Bay affording unspoilt walks with plentiful birdlife and wildlife in natural habitat. All Bedrooms are very spacious and enjoy the idyllic setting overlooking the Kenmare Bay. Each Room has either a King Size Bed or Twin Beds [2 single beds]. All have En-Suite Spacious Bathrooms with Power Showers and some also have Jacuzzi baths as well. Rooms have tea/coffee facilities, hairdryers and are well furnished for relaxation. There is an extensive library of fine books, local and national travel literature and maps for guests to use and enjoy. There is extensive, secure private parking for Guest Use.
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.
Birchwood is an Irish family owned and operated B&B. Opened in 1991 Mary and Tom Mac Donnell have established a reputation as caring hosts offering excellent accommodation and food at reasonable rates. Birchwood is set on 1.5 acres of gardens in a tranquil rural location just outside the village of Kilgarvan with a south facing aspect overlooking a Birch Tree Forest and wonderful natural scenery. It is both Irish Tourist Board registered and carries 4 star rating from the AA. With 5 large comfortable and attractively decorated bedrooms including double, twin and family rooms it caters for a wide range of guests. Both the dining room and lounge face onto the gardens for your added enjoyment. Birchwood's many return guests can vouch for the most wonderful breakfast menu which caters for the most discerning palate and is served with fruits and juices of all kinds together with home made breads and preserves.