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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2014

I stayed here in early July as part of a group of ten girls on a hen weekend. We weren't sure what to expect, but we were pleasantly surprised. The rooms are large and very comfortable. The bathrooms are clean and even though we were central it was very quiet so perfect if you want a relaxing stay. The guest... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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21 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Stayed here for one night recently. Close to main attractions, off street parking, spacious, clean and comfortable. Staff very friendly and helpful. Free Wi-Fi @ reception , very relaxed athmosphere. Would recommend it.

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1 Thank galwaybay17
Silves, Portugal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 July 2014

I go to kinsale often, and when i do i stay at Friars lodge, they make me feel so comfortable it feels like home. the rooms are excellent the breakfast is great, and its close to everything in Kinsale,and a great price it suits me

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Ormond Beach
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75 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2014

We stayed for two nights on a recent Rick Steves tour. The place was quirky and had some pleasant features but overall a bit dreary. The Room: -The room was very large and appeared clean with a decent bed. The furnishings were dark and worn and the linens and towels scratchy and cheap feeling. The bathroom had one of those... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 20 June 2014

We stayed at the Friars lodge the first weekend in June. I was so impressed that we booked for the same weekend next year. 2015. Firstly we were upgraded to a larger room which was just lovely. The bathroom was large and immaculately clean. There was lovely tea and coffee which was perfect after shopping all day. The breakfast was... More 

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Richmond, VA
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2014

We were pretty disappointed by this place for a number of reasons, not the least of which was a desk clerk that insulted us. Rooms are spartan and on the seedy side, with outdated baths (remember the square dryers with a hose?) and poor electrical capacity (we blew a fuse by using a fan and space heater since running clothes... More 

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2 Thank PattyWm
Mentor, Ohio
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Easy to walk to good dining and pubs. The staff was excellent, the room was comfortable, and the parking was plentiful! We'd stay again, without a doubt! The Wi-Fi was so-so but otherwise the room was clean, comfortable, and had a spacious bathroom plus plenty of bed space. We had the family room with a double and two twin beds,... More 

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2 Thank Glenn E
Savannah, Georgia
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Reviewed 17 June 2014

Stayed in Friar's Lodge last weekend. My car broke down as I got to Kinsale. I rang to tell them i'd be late checking in and they drove down to collect me!! The girl was so helpful that she even called a mechanic friend for me. All the staff I encountered were very friendly and kept asking "if i managed... More 

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1 Thank James C
Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2014

We paid $90E for May 22. Quiet street. Nice. Large room. Free Wireless. The "pudding" that is served for breakfast is not for most people............. A bit hard to find with car and UP the hill from the town.

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Cork, Ireland
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 9 April 2014 via mobile

Can't recommend this place enough; Clean, family friendly, great staff and the best Breakfast in Ireland, stayed here recently with my husband and two young children, it was perfect from the start, our room was HUGE so the kids could roam around, the staff are so nice and helpful they suggested fun things to do during the day in the... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Friar's Lodge

Address: Friar Street, Kinsale, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Kinsale
Price Range: $128 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Friar's Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Friar`s Hotel Kinsale
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“Rm 116 was huge. We stayed in 115 on the front and it was large with a desk.”
 of 5 bubbles Col_Tomb, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Wifi in the lounge.”
 of 5 bubbles Calabash98, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“we were on top floor ,very quiet ,”
 of 5 bubbles colletteb293, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Possibly in the main building you'll have wi-fi - they advertise it - but in our section, we got no internet”
  • rusted coffeemaker -
  • Stained bedskirt -
 of 5 bubbles KFamily985, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a massive bed or the big room, and don't miss the lovely breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles Tanzi25, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
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