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North Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

We stayed here with my family of 4 and the room was huge. The rooms were a bit dated, but clean. Had a good, quiet nights sleep. The hot water ran very cold in my shower, after 2 of us showered, but the hotel discounted my charge bc of this. The hot breakfast was good, but the buffet options were...

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London, United Kingdom
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...

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1Thank Katy F
Galway, Ireland
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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1Thank galwaybay17
Silves, Portugal
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
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...

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2Thank MarkOrmondBeach
Waterford, Ireland
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...

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Richmond, VA
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...

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Mentor, Ohio
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,...

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2Thank Glenn E
Savannah, Georgia
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...

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1Thank James C
Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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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 Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Friar's Lodge

Address: Friar Street, Kinsale, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Kinsale
Price Range: $111 - $127 (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”
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 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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