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Located just 5km from the heart of Kinsale Town, lies the MacDonald Kinsale Hotel. Set on 90 acres of mature wooded parkland with panoramic views overlooking Oysterhaven Bay, this luxury Kinsale hotel is committed to providing the highest of standards and takes great pride in its tranquil surroundings. Discover a region of Ireland renowned for its rugged coastline, beautiful harbour location, myriad of gourmet restaurants and superb golf courses. With the first dedicated C Spa in Kinsale, a visit to MacDonald Kinsale Hotel is more than just a visit, it is an experience. Whether you are planning a romantic vacation,  a luxury spa or a family hotel break, you can look forward to a welcoming stay in luxurious accommodations.

All guestrooms at the luxurious MacDonald Kinsale Hotel hotel are large and airy with unique views of either Oysterhaven Bay or the hotel’s wonderful gardens and waterfall, all designed with our guests comfort in mind. The warm and vibrant design of the bedrooms at the MacDonald Kinsale Hotel allow you to instantly relax and unwind.

All Guestrooms Feature:

  • WiFi Broadband Internet Connection
  • Satellite TV
  • In House Pay-Per-View Movies
  • Crisp White Cotton Bed Linens
  • Air Conditioning
  • Pillow Top Mattress
  • Tea & Coffee Hospitality Tray
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Direct Dial Telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • 4-Piece Bathroom
  • Luxurious Toiletries
  • Fluffy White Towels

The Rockpool Restaurant:

The Rockpool Restaurant at the MacDonald Kinsale Hotel features cuisine from our internationally-trained chefs, in intimate surrounding with unspoilt views over Oysterhaven Bay.  The modern & bright design of the restaurant in this luxurious Kinsale hotel enables guests to relax and enjoy our delicious food accompanied by a glass of wine from our extensive wine list.  The 90-seater restaurant will specialise in fresh home made produce and when it comes to cuisine we have big ambitions. ‘Signature Rockpool’ dishes are prepared on Hot Rock serving plates. Dishes are served on a Polished Volcanic Rock which has been superheated to 440C. This method of cooking has been used since 2000BC, no oils or fats are used in the process as such is a very healthy way to eat.

The Rockpool Bar:

Situated on the second floor adjacent to the restaurant the Rockpool Bar is perfect for an informal bite to eat with friends, or your pre-dinner drinks.  The Rockpool Bar allows guests to wind down and soak in the atmosphere and views which are pertinent throughout the 4 Star Carlton Hotel Kinsale. Style, naturally is at the essence of the Rockpool Bar with the interior based on modern art deco with a twist of days gone by which works superbly together.  Its comfortable surroundings make it more than just a bar. The Rockpool Bar serves food from 12pm to 9pm Monday to Saturday.

Kinsale Town:

On the Map: Kinsale is located in County Cork on Ireland’s southern coast. From the main N71 road connecting Cork City (to the north) & Skibbereen/ Bantry (to the west), Kinsale is accessible via a variety of country roads.

Located just 16 miles from Cork City in a naturally protected harbour, Kinsale is one of the most picturesque, popular and fashionable towns on the southwest coast. Kinsale is a centre for yachting, sea angling, gourmet eating and golf. Restaurants in Kinsale pride themselves on their high reputation for culinary expertise, and the Good Food Circle has been organizing a Gourmet Festival here every autumn for over 25 years.  A charming town, its narrow streets are steeped in history and its harbour is always full of boats. Visit the museum housed in the French Prison or, just outside the town, the star-shaped Charles Fort with its spectacular views, before retiring to one of the town’s many cozy atmospheric pubs.

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