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The happy pig
3 out of 5
Sneem Rd, Kenmare, County Kerry
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0.51 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"i loved the property and will return there in the future, great choice of breakfast"…"

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2019

The happy pig
Abbey Court
4 out of 5
Killowen, Kilgarvan Road, Kenmare, Kerry
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0.65 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (174 reviews)
Great stay in Kenmare

"We really enjoyed our stay at Abbey Court. We were traveling with our 11 month old and they provided us with a roomy cot and high chair for breakfast. Breakfast was delicious. The room was very clean and comfortable. There is a large communal sitting area with a beautiful view to wind down in after ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

Abbey Court
The Rose Garden Bed & Breakfast and Cafe
3.5 out of 5
Sneem Road, Gortamullen, Kenmare, Co Kerry
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0.51 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (105 reviews)

"V clean & decent breakfast, hassle free check in/out & nice staff"…"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2020

The Rose Garden Bed & Breakfast and Cafe
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Sheen View Holiday Homes
3.5 out of 5
Killowen Road, Kenmare, Kerry
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0.89 mi from city center
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White Heather Farmhouse
3 out of 5
Glengarriff Road, on N71, 4 km from Kenmare, Kenmare, Kerry
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2.2 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (39 reviews)

"Sheila and her husband were really kind and very pleasant. It was really neat to be in a farm setting."…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2019

White Heather Farmhouse
Sheen Falls Country Club
4 out of 5
Sheen Falls, Kenmare, County Kerry
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0.93 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (74 reviews)
Great stay

"A very comfortable stay in great accomodation. Would be well suited to a family stay as there are 3 rooms or would possibly suit two couples. The accomodation is a short drive to kenmare town."…"

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2020

Sheen Falls Country Club
Foley's Kenmare
3 out of 5
16 Henry Street, Kenmare, Kerry
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0.02 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (112 reviews)

"Great location town and especially people Good food and shopping"…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Foley's Kenmare
Park Hotel Kenmare
5 out of 5
Shelbourne Street, Kenmare, Kerry
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0.08 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (42 reviews)

"Beautiful spot. Well kept gardens. Excellent service and wonderful and very welcoming staff and Great personal attention."…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Park Hotel Kenmare
Beautiful  4* cottage 5 minutes from Kenmare, Co. Kerry, Ireland
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2.21 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (27 reviews)
Beautiful property

"The property and house were beautiful. It would have been extremely helpful to have an accessible property manager. We arrived at sunset and the house was very cold. It took quite a bit of effort to get the heat going in the house. The internet did not work and we did contact the owner. There were ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019

Beautiful 4* cottage 5 minutes from Kenmare, Co. Kerry, Ireland
Dunkerron Woods 3 bed 4022
Kenmare, County Kerry
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1.67 mi from city center
Dunkerron Woods 3 bed 4022
An ardmullen 4 bed  that sleeps 8 guests  in 4 bedrooms
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0.67 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Perfect location for exploring Beautiful Kerry

"Lovely spacious 4 bed house just on the edge of town yet within a 10 minute walk to the town centre. The house is very well equipped with large bedrooms and 2 living rooms. Perfectly placed in beautiful Kenmare and just off the road to Sneem and the rest of the ring of Kerry. Highly ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2020

An ardmullen 4 bed that sleeps 8 guests in 4 bedrooms
Dunkerron Woods 4 bed No 4003
Kenmare, County Kerry
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1.64 mi from city center
Dunkerron Woods 4 bed No 4003
Tara Farm
4 out of 5
Tubbrid, Kenmare, County Kerry
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0.63 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (18 reviews)
Nice B&B

"Nice place overall. Few minor things like door that would not lock, hot water spigot that was loose, but otherwise good experience."…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2018

Tara Farm
A charming two bedroom apartment in the center of the heritage town of Kenmare,
Lovely little townhouse close to Kenmare town
An ardmullen 3 bed oak  that sleeps 6 guests  in 3 bedrooms
Leabhar Beag -  a 2 bed apartment that sleeps 4 guests  in 2 bedrooms
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0.04 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Central location

"Great property with tons of room and great location allowing for day trips to Killarney, Ring of Kerry, etc. Property is located right downtown and parking is available out back. The place is well equipped for cooking, etc. Note that being right downtown street noise can carry from bar scene down ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2019

Leabhar Beag - a 2 bed apartment that sleeps 4 guests in 2 bedrooms
A 2 bed apartment that sleeps 4 guests  in 2 bedrooms
Lansdowne Arms Hotel
3 out of 5
Main Street, Kenmare, Kerry
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0.08 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (34 reviews)
Nice historic hotel

"The Lansdowne Arms is a nicely restored and maintained hotel at a reasonable price. The lobby is quaint and inviting and the check in was fast and efficient. There is a limited amount of parking on site, but ample street parking nearby as well. The location is ideal for a walk around town, taking ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2016

Lansdowne Arms Hotel
Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort
2.5 out of 5
Sneem Road, Kenmare, Ireland
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0.44 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (32 reviews)

"Friendly staff on arrival immediately put us at ease. The room was spacious and clean, with a large en suite and with all facilities in good working order. We only had breakfast there one morning but it was lovely (full fry) and they managed the covid restrictions well with staff manning the buffet ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2020

Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort
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Visiting Kenmare

Visitors give high marks for the lively bar scene in Kenmare, which is also known for its live music and entertainment choices. Tourists can also enjoy the city's golf courses and monuments. Top sights around the area include Gap of Dunloe and Bantry House.

  • There are 39 hotels and other accommodations in Kenmare
  • The closest major airport is in Killarney (KIR-Kerry), 21 mi (33.7 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Cahirciveen (CHE-Reeroe), 28 mi (45 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Kenmare

Well known for its live music scene, the city's cultural venues include Iverni Gallery, Kenmare Heritage Centre, and Kenmare Stone Circle. The city is notable for landmarks like St. Patrick's Church, Cromwell's Bridge, and Holy Cross Church. The picturesque setting of Moll's Gap and Killarney National Park exemplify the city's natural beauty.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 39 hotels and other lodging options to choose from in Kenmare. Below are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Oldchurch House - This 4-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Driftwood B&B - Our customers like the breakfast and convenient parking at this B&B. With a stay at this 4-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi.
  • Sheen Falls Country Club - This 4-star cottage features free WiFi, free parking, and a terrace. Expedia customers like its family-friendly amenities and quiet location.

Outside the city, popular places to visit include Gap of Dunloe, located 10.1 mi (16.2 km) from the heart of the city, and Bantry House, which is 14.8 mi (23.9 km) away.

Dressing for Kenmare

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 53°F and the nighttime average to be 37°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 65°F during the day and 40°F at night
  • July through September averages 67°F during the day and 48°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 60°F during the day and 38°F at night
  • Kenmare gets about 36.14 inches of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 66°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 37°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Kenmare?
Sheen Falls Lodge is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and a restaurant. Reviews from our site also recommend Brook Lane Hotel and Foley’s Kenmare as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Kenmare, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it may still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals available in Kenmare.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Kenmare?
For additional details about changing or cancelling your trip to Kenmare, click here.
What's the best place to stay for a family vacation to Kenmare?
Abbey Court is a top 4-star B&B on Expedia for families, and features free parking and free WiFi. Other options to stay with the kids include Foley’s Kenmare and Sheen Falls Country Club. Attractions in the area like Blueberry Hill Farm and Waterfall Alpaca Farm are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic vacation in Kenmare?
Sheen Falls Lodge is a favorite 5-star hotel for couples, and features premium bedding and a full-service spa.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Kenmare?
White Heather Farmhouse is a top B&B for people traveling with their pets, and offers free WiFi for its human guests.
Where is the best hotel to stay near Our Lady's Well?
Adjacent to Our Lady’s Well, O’Donnabhains Kenmare Townhouse is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star guesthouse offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good choices close by include Brook Lane Hotel and Park Hotel Kenmare.
What about the best place to stay near Moll's Gap?
One of the top choices for your stay is An Bruachan, located 4.4 mi (7.1 km) from Moll’s Gap, and this 3-star B&B offers parking. The Rose Garden Bed & Breakfast and Cafe and Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort are a couple of other good options within 5 miles.
What's the best place to stay near the beach in Kenmare?
Abbey Court is a top 4-star B&B with free WiFi, and it’s located close to the beach.
What's the best high-end hotel in Kenmare?
Sheen Falls Lodge is a 5-star hotel with a restaurant and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampering stay. Another upscale choice for your trip is Brook Lane Hotel.
What's the best hotel for a golf vacation in Kenmare?
Lansdowne Arms Hotel is a 3-star hotel featuring free breakfast and a restaurant, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include Sheen Falls Lodge and Davitt’s Kenmare. Visit Kenmare Golf Club or Ring of Kerry Golf and Country Club to perfect your golf swing.
What are some accommodations with pools in Kenmare?
Sheen Falls Lodge is a popular 5-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, a full-service spa, and a restaurant.

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