About Desmond Townhouse/Kinsale

Desmond Townhouse is a family run Bed & Breakfast and a 4 Star 260 year old Georgian House which boasts many wonderful historical features.  You will enjoy luxury accommodation in the heart of Kinsale, an Historic Port and fishing town. 

Desmond Townhouse is unique and set in a quiet and peaceful part of the town and has a warm and inviting ambiance, excellent full Irish Breakfast with lots of home made treats and exceptionally friendly service.

The Suites are very large and soft colours were chosen with guests in mind to enhance their stay. The Super King beds are 6 foot wide along with full sized bathrooms and walk in showers. Each room layout is unique and in keeping with the age of this beautiful Georgian property to include new carpets throughout the whole House.   Solar panels are used to heat water and practically everything is recycled and all food produce is locally sourced.

Desmond Townhouse also boasts consistent top rankings with TripAdvisor worldwide and in 2019 Travellers Choice voted Desmond Townhouse 3rd Best B&B in Ireland and No.1 in Kinsale.

Kinsale is perhaps one of the prettiest towns in Ireland with unmatched amenities (see links) and walking distance to many Gourmet restaurants where Kinsale holds the title ‘Ireland's No. 1 Foodie Town. 

There are beautiful crafts shops and traditional Irish pubs. 

Include in your visit the famous Charles Fort steeped in Irish history, Desmond Castle, outside our door and not forgetting the Kinsale Regional Museum

Kinsale can be the start or finish of the famous ‘Wild Atlantic Way. Cork Airport is only a 20 minute drive and towns such as Waterford, Killarney, Dingle, Kilkenny are also within easy reach.  A short trip will also take you to the historic Port of Cobh where Queen Victoria visited in 1849 and it was the last port of call for RMS Titanic in 1912 where she sailed west towards her tragic fate in the icy waters of the North Atlantic.   If you enjoy golf we have the famous Old Head Golf Links and many other golf courses very close by.

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