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Macdonald Kinsale Hotel, Spa & Holiday Lodges, Kinsale

4-starFáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.
Rathmore RoadKinsaleCorkIreland

4-star hotel with spa, near Charles Fort
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Very Good8.4
Wellness Area
Great wellness & sports facilities
Great pool
Fantastic service
Food could be better
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Macdonald Kinsale Hotel, Spa & Holiday Lodges, Kinsale

from $100
  • Classic Double Room
  • Family Room
  • Classic Double Room (King)
  • Executive Double Room, Sea View (King)
  • Executive Double Room, Sea View
  • Classic Apartment (Lodges three-bedroom)
  • Classic Apartment (Lodges two-bedroom)
  • Classic Apartment (Lodges one-bedroom)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 78 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out
Please ensure special requests for cots or rollaway beds are included at the time of booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free extended parking

Other information

  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Conference space
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Elevator/lift
  • Garden
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


The onsite spa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include hot stone massages, massages, and body treatments. The spa is equipped with a spa tub. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy.


Rockpool Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.


On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Helicopter/airplane tours on site
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site


  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Macdonald Kinsale Hotel, Spa & Holiday Lodges, Kinsale’s small print

Also known as

  • Carlton Hotel Kinsale
  • Macdonald Kinsale Hotel
  • Macdonald Kinsale
  • Macdonald Kinsale Hotel Spa Holiday Lodges
  • Macdonald Hotel Spa Holiday Lodges
  • Macdonald Kinsale Spa Holiday
  • Macdonald Spa Holiday
  • Carlton Kinsale
  • Carlton Kinsale Hotel
  • Hotel Carlton Kinsale
  • Hotel Kinsale
  • Kinsale Carlton
  • Kinsale Carlton Hotel
  • Kinsale Hotel
  • Kinsale Hotel Carlton


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: EUR 50 per stay

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of EUR 30

Breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 16 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Macdonald Kinsale Hotel, Spa & Holiday Lodges, Kinsale


  • Charles Fort (27-minute walk)
  • Mount Long Castle (10-minute walk)
  • Kinsale Rugby Club (23-minute walk)
  • Desmond Castle (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Kinsale Regional Museum and Courthouse (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Saint Multose Church (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • James Fort (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Kinsale Golf Club (5 mi / 8.1 km)

Getting around

  • Cork (ORK) 26-min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free extended parking

Macdonald Kinsale Hotel, Spa & Holiday Lodges, Kinsale

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