A purpose built guesthouse, Abbey Court is located on over two acres of landscaped gardens on the Wild Atlantic Way, Ring of Kerry and metres from the sea shore. It is the perfect place to relax with luxurious rooms designed and furnished with your comfort in mind. Our en-suite bedrooms are all individually decorated with beautiful antique pine. The attention to detail echoes the care given. White sheets, warm blankets and fluffy white pillows.
Abbey Court also boasts two sitting rooms, one on each floor, incorporating a library and a writing area. Both are decorated in old charm English oak wood furniture.
Our four course Full Irish breakfast is served in a room overlooking the bay while listening to some soft Irish music. The idea of the traditional Full Irish Breakfast is to feed you enough to last to lunchtime. For lighter tastes or continental breakfast can be catered for. We will also cater for special dietary requests once prior notice is given.
Luxurious, comfortable rooms
Patio areas where you can sit & enjoy the view
Complimentary tea or coffee
Ground floor bedrooms available
Golfing & boat hire facilities nearby
Help with travel plans or special requests
Perfect base to tour the Ring of Kerry & Beara
Very convenient for Kenmare's Golf Courses
A warm welcome assured at Abbey Court where nothing is overlooked but the sea.
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Cancellation before arrival date - Confirmed Bookings
* More than 21 days before arrival - No obligation or Full Refund
* 4 to 21 days before arrival - 10% Cancellation Fee
* 2 to 4 days before arrival - 20% Cancellation Fee
* Less than 2 Days before arrival - Cancellation Fee = Room Cost of First Nights Stay
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Cancellation - Prepaid Last Minute Deals
* No Refunds on Last Minute Deals
A lovely place to stay. Brendan and Geraldine were very welcoming and extremely helpful with ideas and directions of where to visit. We were on motorbikes and they found us some roads which were challenging, to say the least. Breakfasts were great, with a wide choice. If there was one slight complaint, it was more like 15 minutes walk from the town centre rather than 5, however that helped with the digestion after the excellent meals we had in Kenmare.
United Kingdom (June, 2016)
Our stay at Abbey Court was wonderful. Our host greeted us pleasantly, even though we arrived late, and it was his dinner time. He graciously showed us to our wonderful rooms, beautiful views and a pleasant night's stay! The next morning, we had a delicious Irish breakfast. We enjoyed our stay and highly recommend it!SSSSS
United States (September, 2015)
We recently enjoyed a wonderful stay at Abbey Court. Our hosts Geraldine and Brendan were wonderful, they even gave us a lift into town as my husband cannot walk too far. The breakfasts were great and our room very clean and comfortable. We would recommend it to anyone and definitely stay there again.SSSSS
Julie Davey -
United Kingdom (September, 2014)
Loved this place. Great location just outside of the busy little town. Lots of charm to the location and the rooms were clean and satisfactory. Showers were tiny by our standards but that was fine. Good breakfast and the owner was very kind and helpful suggesting some activity locations for things we were trying to do. Would stay again.SSSSS
France (November, 2013)
We stayed one night in the Abbey Court, and found Brendan and his family to be warm, attentive, and helpful. The grounds were very clean, as was the lodging, and it was about a five to ten minute walk into Kenmare from the house. The view of the water behind the house was pleasant, and the breakfast was excellent. Brendan also had several travel tips that we used. I would highly recommend the services and amenities at Abbey Court.SSSSS
Marcis Ozolins And Svetlana Voika -
Ireland (August, 2013)
Our family had 3 rooms for our 5 night stay 7/24-7/28/13. Abbey Court is a lovely place; rooms were clean and comfortable. Breakfast was fresh and plentiful. Location was less than a ten minute walk to the heart of Kenmare. The best thing about our stay was the owners of Abbey Court. Brendan and Ger couldn't have been nicer. They treated us like family, providing us with road maps, arranging for a private bus tour of the Ring of Kerry,
loaning us books on Irish ancestry, and even doing a bit of laundry for us. If you want to feel like you are home in a beautiful spot overlooking Kenmare Bay, Abbey Court is the place to stay.SSSSS
Breakfast is served every morning between 8am and 9.30 am in our dining room which overlooks Kenmare Bay and the Caha Mountains. The dining room has a relaxed intimate feel and just oozes style and comfort.
At Abbey Court our three course breakfast menu aims to suit every taste whether it is a full hearty breakfast or a varied continental one. We will also do our best to cater for any specific requests and dietary requirements.
From the Buffet
Choose from a selection of juices, fruit, cereals and cheeses. There are also a variety of breads to choose from.
Porridge : freshly made and served to your taste eg. With fruit or honey
Traditional Irish breakfast; Grilled bacon, sausage, tomato, puddings with a choice of fried, poached or scrambled eggs.
Pancakes: Fresh pancakes served with fruit, syrup or perhaps bacon
Baked beans served on toast.
A special of the day.
Freshly made coffee and tea, decaffeinated tea and coffee, herbal tea infusions, fruit teas.
Have you forgotten how good breakfast can be? We haven't !
Our breakfast follows a simple rule, the freshest of ingredients which are sourced locally and cooked to perfection.
Directions: Abbey Court is just a five minute stroll from Kenmare town centre.
From Dublin Airport, take M1. Exit 9 to M50 South. Roundabout, 2nd exit South. Junction with M7 branch left, follow signs for Cork. Next roundabout, 2nd exit, through Kildare & Portlaoise. In Cashel follow signs for Cork. In Mitchelstown, follow signs for Killarney. In Mallow follow signs for Killarney. At Rathmore, take Kenmare road (N570). Two junctions on this road, first take the Kenmare road, second take left fork. At N22 junction, turn left. Continue until Salmon Leap Farm on right, turn right (R569). You will first pass through the village of Kilgarvan. Abbey Court is located along this road immediately after the ruins of the old abbey and on the sea side.
Abbey Court B&B
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