10 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Kinsale, Ireland - Updated 2022

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Richard Dean
Richard Dean 

I bet food fanatics will get excited to experience “The Gourmet Capital of Ireland”. Kinsale maybe a small town, but it has a lot to offer and food is no exception. Annually you’ll get a chance to have a gastronomic experience with its food festival including the craft beer festival, indeed, the gourmet capital of Ireland really lived up to its reputation. Kinsale’s food scene is exceptional, but this town is not only limited to that. Did we mention pubs yet? Oh yes, it is filled with numerous great pubs, which means a fantastic nightlife is guaranteed here. If you want to extend the fun, the Cork City is only 25 km (15.53 mi) south away, which is also known to be the “Foodie Capital” of Ireland. Live in Ireland for a few days and enjoy the foodie’s paradise by booking one of the best Vrbo vacation rentals in Kinsale!

1. Gorgeous house with a sun-drenched garden (from USD 152)

If you are looking for a convenient and comfortable place to stay, perhaps, this beautiful house with a sun-drenched garden is what you are looking for! The whole house is bright, clean, and decorated to a high standard - don’t be surprised if you find cute furniture inside. You’ll be in minutes to a variety of great shops, superb restaurants, and historic buildings and a short drive to some of the most popular spots on the south coast of Ireland. It features a comfortable living room, a well-equipped kitchen with modern conveniences, and two cozy bedrooms which can accommodate up to five guests.

Beautifully restored two bed house in centre of Kinsale with garden
Kinsale, Cork, IE
24 reviews
House 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kichen is excellent with everything you could need, the living area is comfortable and the beds very snuggly
(livingroom couch is also a comfortable sleeping alternative
fresh flowers and plenty of fuel for the fire on arrival
the private little garden catches the sun and the interior is fab - as for the beds
a family with 3 young boys, we were able to have meals together in the back garden and the large open plan living/dining space as well as easily enjoy our very first visit to kinsale
the house was clean & plenty of towels available
would surely comeback and can really recommend it
beautifully decorated, with a professional designer's flair
when you rent it, please take good care of the place, as we can't wait to return
we've had a lovely stay in this arty-furnished house! it's tastefull and comforting! and there also the bonus of a nice flowery patio to sit in and enjoy your family meals! very special!
delightful owner
very helpful
very nice furnishing & so close to all kinsale has to offer
the house owner was also in contact with us by mobile phone with tips for where to go and where to eat out, and with answers to any questions
the interior was very nice too and has got everything one needs
it's walking distance from so many great restaurants
walk to everything, yet in a peaceful, quiet location
it is in position a! located in a quiet area with safe parking to the back, a short walk from all the shops, banks, supermarkets etc
this was by far my best visit to kinsale
the location is great too as it's so quick to get to the shops, cafe's and restaurants
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2. Modern home with everything you need (from USD 326)

This modern home is a combination of comfort and convenience. The location is just steps from everything you would wish to do and see in Kinsale, from fabulous pubs to great shops to restaurants and recreational facilities like sailing, rugby club, and leisure center. It features modern comforts to make your stay comfortable, from Smart TV with Netflix to the well-equipped kitchen which has an oven and a coffee maker. This rental has two bedrooms which can accommodate up to six guests.

Higher O'Connell 2 Kinsale, Co. Cork
6 reviews
House 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
Parking right at front door
Very clean home comfy beds (which is always a plus) everything you would need in the kitchen
The only bummer was the stove didn't work
so cute - really nice furnishing
This home was fabulous Great view from the rear/porch overlooking the tops of Kinsale homes/churches
We had a wonderful stay here and loved the home
so we were able to log into Netflix while our son napped during the day
just steps from the front door Redecoration of home was top notch and beautiful
Great place in a good location
but we told them not to worry about it
It was the perfect location and steps from everything in Kinsale
Very quiet Stairway down to market square
The manager even arranged for a sitter at night
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3. Modern home with amazing views (from USD 326)

Comfortable all throughout! That’s guaranteed by this comfortable modern home. This rental is fully equipped and offers all the necessities to make their guests feel relaxed. It features a comfortable living room, a lovely terrace, a well-equipped kitchen, a garden, and three lovely bedrooms. If you want to venture out, good news, you are just a 10-minute walk to the town’s center where you can find great shops, cafes, bars, and restaurants to name a few. More good news, the beach is just a five-minute drive away!

House in the heart of Kinsale with private garden, parking and superb views!
42 reviews  Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 5
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
There is good parking on the drivewayin front
We especially liked the downstairs master bedroom and the two upstairs bedrooms with an upstairs sitting area in addition to the living room and sunroom
The beds are large doubles and very comfortable
The 3 bedroom 4 bath home was perfect for our group of 6
The living areas which includes a conservatory are large with plenty of comfortable seating for 6 adults
so the rooms are very bright and airy
She was amazing and extremely responsive to all of our questions and gave us great referrals for services in the area
We made reservations for this beautiful home with Agnes
the property owner was great and was very accommodating and quick to respond
Very responsive and extremely helpful
Agnes was the most helpful and pleasant host to work with
It is easy to get too and from and is quiet
The rear of the house is mainly glass
And the location is perfect
The house is 6/7 min walk from the town centre so handy to all restaurants and bars
Masdon's Mayberry" Only a six minute walk to the heart of Kinsale
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4. Charming bungalow close to the town center (from USD 169)

Charming, comfortable, and convenient - that’s what this rental is all about. This three-bedroom bungalow is wonderfully decorated and furnished to a very high standard with all the necessities you need. The kitchen is well equipped with useful tools, oven, toaster, and even a coffee maker. If you don’t want to cook, worry not, the town’s center is just a short walking where you’ll find tons of great eateries, cafes, and restaurants - this is also the perfect opportunity to discover why Kinsale is the gourmet center of Ireland.

Bungalow in Kinsale With Great Views just 5 Minutes Walk to Kinsale Centre
37 reviews  Wifi Available
bungalow 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen was well equipped the beds comfortable and the garden had a lovely view
In particular the pillows were a disgrace Shower cubicle
very roomy and well appointed
We have 4 children between the ages of 1 and 9 and there was plenty of bedroom and living space for all of us (the youngest in the travel cot provided)
Just a short walk down the hill to Kinsale town meant no need to fight over limited parking or being concerned about driving after enjoying some adult beverage
The lady next door is very helpful
The owner Graham was very responsive to my questions before our stay and remained available throughout
But local help was happily available the many times we stopped when lost
We could have used a few more instructions on how the appliances worked
Kinsale was a wonderful area to visit with great food
Excellent location easy walk down into the village
The property is very well appointed and has a fantastic location just a five minute walk into Kinsale
streets are narrow and cars parked everywhere)
walk to and from the bustling town center
no sabes el precio del alojamiento porque el cambio de divisa es variable
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5. Stunning apartment overlooking Kinsale Marina (from USD 266)

Staying at this stunning three-bedroom apartment overlooking Kinsale Marina gives you an opportunity to experience wonderful attractions and the best that Kinsale has to offer. From here, you’ll be close to the bars, wine shops, cafes, and pubs. The whole apartment is warm, cozy, and equipped with everything you need, from the TV to the internet and kitchen utensils, and more.

Stunning 3 Bedroom Apartment overlooking Kinsale Marina
49 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
Loved the apartment the first time and was not disappointed during our second stay
The apartment is comfortable and well furnished
The apartment itself was comfortable (beds were excellent)
It is outfitted to a high standard
The property is fitted to a fine standard
We stayed at this lovely cottage style beach apartment in Kinsale over Easter and it was great
Ghost Tour and family friendly pubs with music
Our hosts we're happy to respond quickly to any inquiries
The owner was very helpful
Great location wonderful accommodations
Gerardine is clearly attentive to the needs of those renting her property always replying to messages swiftly
The village and surrounding area has lots to see (2 historic forts museum beaches and walks) and great shopping and dining facilities are minutes away
We used the Park and Drive facility to visit Cork city
good walks and many places to visit
the owners truly make this a great deal all the way around Loved it
This property was perfect for grandparents and family to share a "only once in Ireland" holiday Lots to do: walks to Ft Charles
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6. Elegant home with a lovely patio (from USD 271)

In the heart of Kinsale, you will find this adorable home, which is warm, cozy, and nicely decorated. It caters to all your needs to make your stay a grand one. It features modern amenities and little extras like superb bedding and linens, clean bath towels, and full-size mirrors in each bedroom. The kitchen is fully stocked, it is equipped with a coffee maker and an oven; the living area has a satellite/cable TV and warm sofas. It encourages to venture out as you are not far away from a number of restaurants, pubs, and beaches - which gives you an opportunity to enjoy water sports like boating and kayaking. After an exhausting tour, the lovely patio welcomes you - a good spot to chillax.

Kinsale Town Centre, Georgian Townhouse
54 reviews  Wifi Available
townhome 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen / living area is well equipped with equipment and comfortable chairs
The television is a good size with a large range of channels
Only caveat is that there are stairs to navigate - 16 to first bedroom and another 16 to top level
The two bedrooms have very comfortable king-size beds and the bathrooms are well-stocked and generous in size
Two lovely large bedrooms with modern en-suites and king size beds a large kitchen/lounge space and easy to use laundry facilities all made our stay a very pleasant one
Parking was readily available right outside the unit and this place was sparkling clean
It was extremely comfortable warm and spotlessly clean
Washer and dryer were great as we were in our second week of travel
Answering all our many questions
We could not have asked for a better host
We had a question about the heat and Catherine
We loved our stay and only wished we could have met Catherine and thanked her in person
an added plus right in front of the door Catherine was very helpful with any questions or concerns and offered many local recommendations
Location is within walking distance to everything
This property is in an excellent location Near to all the shops bars and restaurants in Kinsale but quiet
This beautifully restored Georgian townhouse is just a 5 minute walk from the heart of Dingle
We also loved the location of the house
Very convenient location easy walking distance to the harbor as well as many bars and restaurants
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7. Beautiful rental with a roof-top balcony (from USD 365)

If you’re aiming for a relaxed holiday, look no further. On a quiet residential street, this gorgeous rental with a roof-top balcony is waiting, which promises a nice and comfortable stay for all. This townhouse is renovated in a traditional Georgian style, which means more comfort and elegance. It features four lovely bedrooms, a broken-plan living space, and a well-equipped kitchen if you want to prepare your own meal. Staying here gives you easy access to the downtown area, where you can find a lot of nice restaurants and entertainment.

Central & Spacious Townhouse
24 reviews  Wifi Available
townhome 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
offered our 3 couples their own private space
The living room had plenty of sitting/lounge space and the kitchen and dining room comfortably had space and seats for all of us
The beanbag the size of a bed in the lounge was very popular
The kitchen was large and airy with a big dining table and so much cupboard space Loads of equipment and
The property has a bathroom on each floor and washer a fully equipped kitchen and 4 spacious bedrooms
The home was bright clean and charming
The house was quite large
I really can't fault the place
Good location clean and comfortable for 8 adults Really enjoyed our stay
she left clear notes for us in the house and was very responsive to any questions we had via the HomeAway app
We had a great family reunion and with all of us under one roof it made our get together extra special Staying in the town with shops and resturant's within walking distance was great
The house is nicely furnished clean and well-appointed While we never met Carmen in person
Super close to the downtown area and Carmen welcomed us with fresh fruit bread milk and other supplies
The steakhouse was wonderful and Dinos fish and chip supper proved popular and some great little pubs
just a few minutes walk from the centre of the town
The location is perfect: a short walk from all the sights restaurants and pubs - but also very quiet
It's in a great location
The location of the house couldn't be better with easy walks (3-5 min) to Kinsale center grocery bars
Excellent place to stay right in kinsale with a 2 min walk to shops restaurants and pubs
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8. Self-catering apartment for five guests

There’s nothing you could ask for in this comfortable self-catering apartment. The location of this rental is award-winning, which is situated at the edge of the town center which gives you direct access to pubs, dining, and shopping area. If your motto is “coffee is life”, don’t worry, the rental is set perfectly above the Cozy Cafe, which serves the best coffee. It features three adorable bedrooms, enough for up to five guests and equipped with modern and useful amenities, from coffee maker to grill, and from TV to books and games for the children.

Kinsale apartment, ideal town location, P17 CD53, Cork County
85 reviews
Apartment 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen was well stocked and open to the living room that was flooded with natural light in the day
The apartment was well equipped with everything we needed
Kerry The apartment is very comfortable and well furnished with plenty of space to relax
The kitchen is open to a nice sitting area
This apartment not only was close to all the facilities in town (a free car park is just behind the door and an enjoyable cafe downstairs)
The property is very clean and well equipped
The rooms were clean and the beds warm and comfortable 2 1/2 bathrooms were handy with 3 women
The rooms were very comfortable and Margie was very proactive in reaching out to us when there was a note left from the previous guests
Margie could not have made our stay any easier
Margie is an attentive and accommodating host
She was always there with a quick answer and great suggestions
The host was always available to help with great recommendations
Prior to our arrival Margie was quick and helpful in responding to any inquiries we had
Perfect location for walking around Kinsale
The stop for buses to Cork and Cork Airport was only a 5-minute walk away
It's right opposite a very interesting church and 1 minute's walk from the shops
The center of town is a literal 2-3 minute walk away with a number of great shops restaurants and pubs to enjoy
The Shops and restaurants of Kinsale are also right outside
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9. A terraced house close to all the action

Situated in the center of Kinsale and 30 minutes to the bustling Cork City, this lovely terraced house is a good starting point to explore the beauty of Kinsale. You are not far away from the wonderful tourist hub with numerous bars and boutique shops. The whole house pervades comfort, and it is equipped with modern and useful necessities like kitchen tools, storage heaters, linen, towels, wood burner and even a high chair for your toddler. What’s more, there are plenty of add-ons to make you feel welcome like a loaf of bread, biscuits, milk, and tea.

Terraced House for 6
2 reviews
cottage 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we hadn't the need The in-suite shower drain was clogged and not draining
so please not to mind the mess
There is a little stove in the living area and two logs were provided for us to use
The apartment was very clean tastefully decorated comfortable plenty of dishes/glasses and
Very responsive All in all
and she couldn't have been more apologetic and accommodating
she said she would bring that with her as well
the guest handbook was very informative and helpful
She said she could come later in the afternoon
The location was ideal for exploring Kinsale
Great location and a perfect house for family
I told her we had a pile of dishes on the counter just waiting to get a sponge for washing
but it was such lovely weather
There was a loaf of bread and package of biscuits on the counter milk in the refrigerator and tea was provided
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10. Gorgeous house in a prime location

Located in a residential area, staying at this gorgeous townhouse puts you in a prime location, within a five-minute walk, you’ll be in the very heart of Kinsale’s historic harbor town, which gives you the opportunity to explore and experience superb restaurants, cafes, pubs, and family run delicatessens. The house has a good layout which has a separate living room, open plan kitchen/dining area, three comfortable bedrooms, and a lovely patio. Everything is well taken care of, from modern amenities such as TV, and internet.

Hatters Garden Holiday Home
7 reviews
House 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
We thought it could use a bit of updating and Pat mentioned there are plans to do so
It is also a great place to use as your home base as there is much to see and do within a reasonable driving distance
The kitchen had everything you needed if you decide to cook and the home was clean
The house was cleaned to high standard and everything from cutlery to ironing boards were catered for A bit of TLC for general wear and tear front door is swollen curtains in the master bedroom
Pat was wonderful and we hope to be back in Kinsale in the future
Pat was absolutely fantastic to deal with she couldn't have been more accommodating
Pat was a lovely host and so helpful
Clean house with heated floors and ceilings Nice garden/sitting area in the rear Would stay there again
My husband and I along with our son stayed at Hatters Garden 6/16-6/23/18
but this is nitpicking as the house really met all requirements
The house is the perfect location for walking into town to shop
Great location very close to the center Add a small electric heater in the bathroom
Lick of paint here and there and some old fixtures
so you are woken up at sunrise every morning
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Experience the gourmet capital of Ireland

With its friendly atmosphere, natural beauty, possibilities of arrays, nightlife, and culinary scene, indeed, Kinsale is one of the sought-after destinations in Ireland. It’s now time to taste and experience the best in “The Gourmet Capital” of Ireland, book now!

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