Desmond Townhouse is available for self catering from Saturday 18th July until 3rd October with some dates now booked. Minimum let 1 week. Check in 4pm depart 10am Sat - Sat.

Please contact us directly by phone +353 87 2055566 or email [email protected]


Now rated as the No. 1 B&B in Kinsale and TripAdvisor Travellers Choice voted Desmond House Kinsale into the top 3 Best B&B in Ireland.
Desmond House is also available for Self Catering on request only.

Welcome to Desmond House Kinsale where you will experience a true Irish welcome heart

Desmond House is a beautifully restored 260 year old award winning Home/Georgian B&B owned by Paddy and Grainne in the heart of the Historical Port of Kinsale. When you stay at Desmond House you will be treated to luxury accommodation in our very large pristine Suites, 3 with Super King Beds and 1 with a King bed and all with very spacious ensuite newly renovate bathrooms.

****In 2019 Traveller's Choice TripAdvisor voted Desmond House in the top 3 Best B&B's in Ireland so thank you to all our wonderful guests who put us into such high rankings in the whole of Ireland. 

****Desmond House is 4 Star Failte Ireland approved.

****Desmond House is also Number 1 in Kinsale

You will enjoy Kinsale, No 1 Foodie Town in Ireland, its restaurants, bars, traditional Irish music and craft shops as they are all only a short stroll away. If driving, you can relax while staying in Kinsale and forget about your car.

We pride ourselves on our Breakfast at Desmond House where you will be treated to home made scones and bread all made every morning, along with yogurt, home made granola and compote all before you check out our very extensive hot Breakfast Menu.

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Immerse yourself in the elegance of a bygone era, 250 years ago approx! Our lovely period spacious suites come with 10 foot ceilings are relaxing and include a full size Bathroom.


Desmond House Breakfast made especially for you. We can assure all our guests that as much as is possible, we source all our produce from our local farmers.


We are located in the beautiful historical coastal town of Kinsale. With an unrivalled location within the town centre, we will make the perfect base for your stay