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Kenmare Bay Hotel3 Star Hotel
Killarney Road, Kenmare, County Kerry

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Kenmare Bay Hotel

Welcome to the Kenmare Bay Hotel and Leisure Resort; with excellent facilities including 20-metre swimming pool & beauty treatment centre.

A warm and friendly welcome awaits you at the Kenmare Bay Hotel, perfectly located for exploring the picturesque Ring of Kerry and the Beara Peninsula. You can enjoy a wide range of leisure facilities including a sauna, steam room, jacuzzi and rejuvenation suites with a wide range of treatments. There is also a fully-equipped gym with an extensive range of fitness equipment for all levels of fitness.

The hotel is just a short walk away from the hustle and bustle of Kenmare town with its quaint pubs, excellent restaurants and popular nightlife. Killarney town is a 30-minute drive away.

General Information


The Kenmare Bay Hotel is ideally located near to Kenmare town, and is a perfect location for exploring the Ring of Kerry & the Beara peninsula. The committed staff, with years of experience, will help make your stay a memorable one.

A quiet walk from the hotel will lead you into the heart of Kenmare town in 3 minutes. Laid out in 1670, it is, quite literally, a small piece of heaven renowned for its extensive selection of fine restaurants, quality shopping, fine pubs and excellent nightlife.

Kenmare is the ideal base for discovering the southwest of Ireland. Killarney and its lakes, the National Park and Dingle are located just north of Kenmare. To the south lies Bantry Bay, Glengariff and the Italian Gardens. East of Kenmare is the magical Ring of Beara and the famous Ring of Kerry, and to the west is Blarney Castle and Cork City.

Kenmare simply cannot be omitted from the golfer’s itinerary. There are 2 superb golf courses on our doorstep. The Kenmare Golf Club is situated just off the main street and the Ring of Kerry Golf and Country Club is only 2 miles along the Sneem Road. Both courses can be enjoyed by the professional and amateur golfer alike.

Bar & Restaurant
Food & beverage options include the Bay Restaurant, offering a great selection for Dinner & Breakfast, The Courtyard Bar & The Courtyard Garden for drinks & light meals.

The hotel provides 84 Standard guest rooms, 42 superior 4-star rooms and 2 bridal suites which are bright and spacious.

Brand new beautifully designed and crafted superior bedrooms, creating a sense of warmth and comfort while remaining functional. Sleek lines, open spaces and thoughtfulness of colour, all the superior rooms are designed to a modern 4-star prerequisite, with luxury finishing touches including flat screen LCD televisions and a contemporary spacious bathroom with a separate shower and bath.

To accommodate individual guest requirements there are family, disabled and executive rooms on offer.

Hotel Services

  • Bag Storage
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Restaurant / Bar
  • Guest Parking
  • Wi-Fi ( All Areas )
  • 24 Hr Reception
  • Non Smoking Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning Facilities ( on request )
  • Currency Exchange

Hotel Extra Services

  • Kids Club (Weekends & School Holidays)
  • Health Spa
  • Pool
  • Gym
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kids Playroom
  • Beauty Therapies
  • Conference Facilities
  • Wedding Facilities
  • Steam Room

Room Information

Hotel Room Types Available
  • Single
  • Double
  • Twin
  • Suite
  • House
  • Lodge
  • Family

party night hotel offers

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fun things to do


Bonane Heritage ParkInfo: Just 10 minutes from Kenmare town, the Bonane Heritage Park offers an abundance of well preserved multi-period archaeological sites from the Stone, Bronze and Iron Age; together with a 1600 metre walk (offering breath taking scenery) through 5000 years of history.

Fun Outdoor Activites

Star Outdoors KenmareInfo: The Star Outdoors Adventure Centre, just 5 minutes from Kenmare town, is set on the beautiful Kenmare Bay and is surrounded by the Caha Mountains. An ideal, safe place to sail, kayak and explore the mountains.
Contact: 064 6641222

Kenmare Golf ClubInfo: 18 hole golf course, set alongside the quiet waters of the river Roughty estuary. Surrounded by the glorious Kerry mountains, Kenmare Golf Club boasts a breathtaking location nestled in its own little piece of tranquillity.
Contact: 064 6641291

Dromquinna Riding StablesInfo: Professional Equestrian Centre, established in 1949. Open to all levels of experience. Just a couple of miles from the hotel.
Contact: 064 6641043

Kenmare DivingInfo: Kenmare Bay Diving centre is 25-30 mins drive from the hotel. Daily beginner's session. This three hour try-a-dive programme consists of a short diving theory lesson followed by a boat trip to a lagoon and your first shallow water dive accompanied by your instructor
Contact: 087 6993793

Fishing in Kenmare RiverInfo: Robert White is a professional fisherman who has been fishing since he was 6 years old. He can show you that fishing isn't only standing with a rod, but it can help you to relax your body and mind and that you can really enjoy your free time. All age groups are welcome! Fishing equipment is supplied
Contact: 087 3748 985

Fishing Permits & TackleInfo: Deep sea, salmon and trout fishing all available locally. For information on gear, permits, tackle etc
Contact: John O'Hare 064 6641499

Kenmare Walking ClubInfo: Founded in the 1980s, the Club has a permanent membership in excess of 100 regular walkers. Non members are welcome to join the organised walks and festivals. Kenmare is situation in the middle of the most impressive mountain range in Ireland. Walks are graded for different abilities/fitness levels.

Seafari AdventuresInfo: Seal-watching and eco-friendly tours along Kenmare Bay with friendly and knowledgeable Captain, Raymond Ross. Sailings daily from Kenmare Pier during high season
Contact: +353(0)64 664 2059

Kenmare Lace Design CentreInfo: In 1864 the Poor Clare nuns under the leadership of Mother Abbess O'Hagan set upon a practical course to help the needy to help themselves, by establishing an industrial school in the convent building. There, young girls were chiefly employed in producing lace. The tradition of making the beautiful
Contact: 064 6641491

Adopt a Sheep, Kissane Sheep FarmInfo: Situated between Kenmare and Killarney National Park in Co Kerry is Kissane Sheep Farm. The famous panorama of Moll's Gap is in the middle of the land, overlooking the farm and its sheep and lambs. The goal of Adopt a Sheep is to preserve the Irish heritage of mountain sheep, living in the scenic ar
Contact: +353 (0)64 6634791

Eclipse Ireland Info: Kerry's Equestrian and Adventure Centre seeks to deliver a great range of activities to visitors of all ages and abilities. You can enjoy scenic pony trekking on the centres own off-road trails set against the magnificent backdrop of the MacGillycuddy Reeks or perhaps youd like to try your hand at a
Contact: +353(0)64 6682965 / M: +353(0)87 923 8794

Ring of Kerry Golf & Country ClubInfo: Located amidst the most stunning scenery imaginable, the Ring of Kerry Golf Club is an 18 hole, championship golf course designed for golfers of all abilities.
Contact: 064 6642000

Bonane Chocolate FactoryInfo: If you are looking for a treat, head out to Bonane to Lorge Choclatier. Benoit Lorge makes the most delicious hand made chocolates. Originally from Lorraine in France and now settled in Kenmare, this award winning chef has created a chocolate lovers paradise. Located about 5km from Kenmare in Bonane
Contact: 087 9917172

Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm, BonaneInfo: Offering tours, teas, audio visual presentations and re-enactments of American Wakes, this unique centre is a must for anyone interested in the history of Ireland. Just 10 minutes from the hotel

Faungorth Activity CentreInfo: Family fun at Faungorth Activity Centre including Pitch n' Putt, Archery, Driving Range, Tennis & Mountain Bike Track. Only 2 miles outside Kenmare Town

Beara Outdoor AdventuresInfo: Based in Kenmare, Co. Kerry, BEARA OUTDOOR ADVENTURES offers custom-made outdoor activities like Hill walking, Rock Climbing, Canoeing, Cycling and Jeep Tours on the Beara, Iveragh and Dingle Peninsulas

Please contact the hotel for more fun things to do!