10 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Kenmare, Ireland - Updated 2021

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Kenmare is a very small town with a population of only around 2,175 located in Ireland. The name Kenmare is actually just the anglicized form of Cain Mara, which literally means “head of the sea”. That title pertains to the head of the beautiful Kenmare Bay. Kenmare boasts of having two famous business routes the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara. These two routes are filled with businesses which primarily caters to tourists. In addition to that, Kenmare is also famous for having a lot of pubs and restaurants. This ensures that your trip will be a sumptuous one. That being said, we’ve gathered together the best Vrbo rentals in Kenmare, Ireland for your consideration.

1. Peaceful home right at the center of the town (from USD 290)

This four-bedroom rental is perfect for people who doesn’t like going long distances to reach their destination. It can house up to seven people and is just walking distance to everything. Groceries, pubs, restaurants, entertainment, shops, and churches are all within the house’s premises. That means there is no need to constantly look for parking space everywhere. In addition to that, guests can simply walk around to get to their destination. Best of all, the guests will feel exactly how it is being a local.

A luxury Kenmare townhouse offering exceptional hospitality for 6/7 guests
41 reviews
townhome 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the master suite is large comfortable and fully appointed
It was walkable to everything
stone ring large park
Also convenient was the private off street parking place provided
The kitchen is very well equipped
The house was spotlessly clean and
The house had quite literally everything needed to settle in quickly and comfortably Very clean wonderfully comfortable master bed
meats eggs (duck and goose ) and
the washer and dryer was very handy
Joanne greeted us and showed us around--what a welcoming person she is
John was great very responsive
We were graciously welcomed by Joanne who left us with many provisions much more than the essentials
met us upon arrival and provided us with all the details to make our visit very memorable
the housekeeper was warm friendly and responsive
It was a one block walk to the square and many restaurants and pubs
The location was perfect for exploring the beautiful Kerry coast
first class restaurants excellent bakeries and within a 15 minute walk to a large sophisticated supermarket
We had a particularly enjoyable and lively night at Coachman's Pub where live Irish music was played to a packed house Another interesting area walking distance from the townhouse was a beautiful p...
it is only a block from lively pubs
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2. PWD-friendly home with access to pool and leisure centre (from USD 303)

This rental can accommodate up to nine people. It has four bedrooms and four bathrooms. It is located on the Ring of Kerry and is close to multiple pubs and restaurant. The listing comes with a full access to Kenmare Bay Hotel Pool and Leisure Centre. The Kenmare Bay Hotel Pool and Leisure Centre is just a few steps away from the rental so the guests are free to go in and have a refreshing swim. Best of all, the rental is completely wheelchair-friendly which is quite uncommon in the area.

Beautiful Large 4 Bed Home With Access To Pool And Leisure Centre Included
Kenmare,, Kerry, IE
15 reviews
House 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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it’s clean and spacious
this house could not have been more perfect comfortable clean and with every convenience
a great location to access the little downtown area
the location a 4 minute walk to town on a stone path was ideal
great location plenty of room
the house was great and great location
access to the fitness center was perfect and very close
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3. Quiet cottage with a beautiful Victorian terrace (from USD 166)

This two-bedroom cottage is one of the last remaining homes which still grace the town with beautiful Victorian terraces. It can house up to four people and is situated at the end of the subdivision. The place has been modernized but still preserves its quaint character and antiquity. That being said, guests are guaranteed to have a peaceful and wonderful stay. However, that doesn’t mean that the guests who enjoy the loud music at nights cannot have some fun. The place is just a few steps away from multiple bars and restaurants.

Carrig Beag - a carrig beag that sleeps 4 guests in 2 bedrooms
57 reviews
cottage 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
The bedroom living room
The mattresses in the master bedroom were shorter than the bed
There is a very spacious kitchen/dining room with all mod cons
The bedrooms are spacious with a large onsuite n
the kitchen and the tea towels smelled very bad
The proprietor Jer is a most kind and accommodating gentleman
He showed us great kindness and generosity during our stay which is greatly appreciated
Lovely presented townhouse beautifully furnished shortwalk to town with great pubs & restaurants Jer Foley always on hand to help Will be back again
We were there for over two weeks and was greatly impressed with the unit and the location was right downtown
were many dead woodlice and spider webs
The house is within walking distance of the main street with restaurants pubs and bars
a minute walk to downtown pubs and shops
Perfect for getting around Kerry and Cork Good golf
which hasnumerous lively bars and a surprisingly high number of classy Michelin listed restaurants Carig Beag has a very homely comfortabe
Lovely cottage in superb location
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4. Property perfect for gourmands (from USD 267)

This home is equipped with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It can accommodate up to four people. It is located on Henry Street, which is part of the beautiful heritage town that is Kenmare. The place is perfect for gourmands who would love to taste the delectable dishes of Kenmare. The place is near multiple and various restaurants, bars, and cafes that Kenmare is well known for. In addition to that, the rental comes with free space parking and private roof terrace. Complimentary handmade toiletries, chocolates, slippers, wine, coffee, and tea are also provided.

Shrubbery Mews 5 * Apt 2
6 reviews
Apartment 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
Apartment is large and has a nice terrace
The apartment is very comfortable and beautifully furnished Bigger and more beautiful than the photos
The apartment is gorgeously decorated and has everything amenity needed for a very comfortable stay
It was like new and very very comfortable
It is right in town so after traveling all day you can park your car and walk to many pubs and restaurants Despite being in the heart of the town apartment
We followed all of them and were not disappointed
the owner is so responsive and when meeting her in person just a lovely person with a wealth of suggestions from food to places to see
She was so happy to return my things-
Kenmare locals are so friendly
I had lost my license and Visa while running one morning and the hosts here cared so much
You are in the middle of town and easy access to the Beara Peninsula Kerry and Dingle
We were just leaving town Within 15 minutes
they posted it on the Kenmare facebook page
and well that simply sums up the Kenmare experience
food is amazing and it is centrally located to explore Southern Ireland
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5. Gorgeous apartment with internet access (from USD 174)

This two-bedroom apartment can house up to four people. It is situated on Henry Street, which is at the heart of Kenmare. The place is fully equipped with a kitchen, as well as, a seating area. The towels and bed linen are available as well. Each bedroom is equipped with a television for the guests to keep themselves occupied. The whole place also has WiFi signal which allows the guests to access the internet as long as they’re indoors.

A 2 bed apartment that sleeps 4 guests in 2 bedrooms
13 reviews
cottage 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
so you have to be ok with climbing stairs
But all other amenities provided suited our needs
very weak TV signal very weak Could do with more towels
but it was well appointed comfortable safe and quiet
everything in the Apartment was explained to us on arrival
The rooms are spacious with good showers & apt
The Apartment was spotless lovely and bright
I enjoyed it and most nights took it as a cue
The owner was nice and offered help with anything we needed
Very friendly and welcoming atmosphere
Very prompt & helpful responses from the owner to any questions
(Owner: we only had 3 knives)-
If you need anything the owner is always quick to assist Highly recommend
Right in the centre near shops pubs and restauurants but nice and quiet
Also Kenmare is such a wonderful location
It was the perfect location for access to shopping restaurants and pubs with lots of live music at night
We liked being right in the centre of town and although there was some party noise late Saturday night
the location is perfect (free parking in the city center and very quiet)
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6. Lovely house with garden and barbecue (from USD 163)

This three-bedroom house can accommodate up to six individuals. It is completely refurbished and decorated to the highest standard. It is just beside Kenmare Golf Club so the guests may play a friendly game of golf anytime they want. It is only a couple of minutes away from the town and its multiple shops and stores. Best of all, the place itself has a garden complete with outdoor furniture and barbecue grill.

Spacious,comfortable,modern family home in quiet residential area in Kenmare
19 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
The kitchen fills the needs of a serious cook
It is thoughtfully stocked and furnished for living with the comforts of home
There was even a vase of fresh daffodils on the kitchen table
The house is very well appointed and the kitchen is perfect
It has a bbq and a large kitchen with everything you need
The house is appointed beautifully and it's centrally located to many of the treasures in the southwest
Although she was in Spain when we arrived she responded immediately and helpfully to our questions If we come back to Kenmare
Laura was very responsive to all of our inquiries both before and during our stay
- it is gorgeous Spacious tastefully decorated warm spotless and with every mod-con that anyone may need Three lovely bedrooms
orange juice & butter was much appreciated after a long drive
We enjoyed our stay here very much: big well asorted house with nice garden
Restaurants pubs and grocery stores are a 5 minute drive or 15 minute walk away
it is an ideal location to explore Kerry and West Cork but close enough to lots of bars and restaurants
it is still an easy 20 minute walk into Kenmare Laura
safe spacious easy walk to the village shops pubs grocery shops
The house is located in a quiet area with a large grassy area for the kids to play on Everything within 10 minutes walk from the centre of Kenmare which surely is the best location for exploring ...
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7. Self-catering vacation cottage (from USD 313)

Perfect for independent visitors, this three-bedroom self-catering cottage can accommodate up to six guests. It is only a few minutes away from the town of Kenmare. There is a continuous gushing sound nearby thanks to the hidden waterfall in Cleady River. The house is fully equipped with WiFi, satellite television, washer, dryer, dishwasher, and safe.

Beautiful 4* cottage 5 minutes from Kenmare, Co. Kerry, Ireland
46 reviews
cottage 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen is well suited for cooking and
the town and the people are wonderful
It is very private comfortable and nicely appointed in a beautiful setting
Kitchen was nicely equipped with everything we needed
The description suggests the internet is not particularly fast
and it was exceptionally clean upon arrival
The house is spacious beautifully furnished
No soap in showers bathrooms which we found odd
The house is extremely comfortable
This beautiful house had everything you want or need in a vacation rental there were 4 full bathrooms and 3 bedrooms ( one downstairs and the others up stairs)
the owner and caretaker were so kind and responsive
Our expectations were high to begin with but were exceeded in every way John the caretaker is a wonderful cheerful and very helpful man
We have only two helpful suggestions
The two times we had to call him Double check with the owner about directions to the house because we had to contact & follow the caretaker to the house the first time there
Four of us spent six days and nights in this beautiful home during the last week of September
No problem after that first time 3 good groceries in Kenmare but the Super Value is by far the best
The house is in an ideal location for us a 5-minute drive to Kenmare shops galleries stores and pubs
it is a 5 minute drive to Kenmare
So well located with easy access to the Bearra Peninsula Ring of Kerry Dingle Peninsula and Killarney National Park
It is also centrally located for our several day trips to Blarney Castle
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8. Luxurious place near Kenmare town

This luxurious home has five bedrooms and can accommodate up to ten people. It is just a few meters away from one of Ireland’s most sought-after tourist destinations, Kenmare town. Guests are free to roam around during the day and just relax while grilling some barbecue under the evening sun. In addition to that, the guests also have the option to enjoy a friendly game of golf at the Kenmare Golf Club which is just 100 meters (109.3 yards) away from the house. Unfortunately, children below 10 years are not allowed within the premises.

Elegant country house style home in the heart of Kenmare town centre
3 reviews
House 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
The distance from center of town was fantastic
Gelegen op een mooie plek waar je alle kanten op kunt ( Kerry Beara)
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9. Newly refurbished and stylish home

This home has three bedrooms and can accommodate up to five people. It is located in an isolated location which gives the guests the perfect peace and quiet. On the other hand, it is also close enough to everything Kenmare. That, of course, includes multiple shops, bars, and restaurants that Kenmare is famous for. The house also has a patio door which leads to a beautiful garden filled with various colorful flowers and plants. In addition to that, the living room is also equipped with television, DVD, and open fire.

Charming cottage in Kenmare town steps from shops, pubs & restaurants
9 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Close to town but quiet Could not have asked for anything better Four old friends sharing
clean and well stocked with kitchen
rustig gelegen en op loopafstand van centrum Kenmare
Teresa was wonderful and so willing to help make our visit to Ireland the best ever
We sat in the back yard every morning sipping tea or walking up the street to the french bakery for croissants
Teresa was wonderful to deal with and very accommodating
Right on the ring of Kerry we were a short drive to everything Teresa checked on us and made sure we had everything we needed
The home was immaculately decorated linens top notch
This is a beautiful attached town home a short walk to both downtown Kenmare and the waterfront park
The first shop you come to as you stroll to the village is a fabulous French bakery with delicious treats
A comfortable and well situated cottage in the charming village of Kenmare
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10. Homey bungalow with scenic country views

This bungalow has four bedrooms and can house up to seven people. The dining room, living room, and kitchen are all open-plan which gives the guests a wonderful view of the scenic country. In addition to that, the place is equipped with electric shower for the cold summer nights. Best of all, the home is only just a few minutes away from the town. Guests can easily enjoy the town’s activities and come home at night to rest.

Lovely home with large garden and Wifi just a 5 minute drive from town
12 reviews
House 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The place has all you need to be able to cook all your own meals and the bedrooms are all very comfortable
and I stayed at the cottage 4 nights
The bungalow is in a great spot just outside of town
very well appointed and very comfortable and roomy
Pictures don't do it justice
The place is very clean and has everything you need washer and dryer was a huge plus
Brian was very helpful and accommodating
the caretaker was very responsive to our needs and did a wonderful job of checking us in We would love to come back
Brian is great and willing to help in any way All in all we had a wonderful time at Teach Cleady and would definitely return If you eat out in Kenmare
Lovely property really well equipped Kenmare a great base
The Muse' absolutely glorious food
Kenmare is a beautiful location and there are so many great restaurants in the town
Immaculate comfortable and convenient to Kenmare and surrounding area
The home is centrally located to the Ring of Kerry and only a short drive to shopping and dining in Kenmare as well as Killarney and activities in Killarney National Park
Went down to Kenmare as my Mother is from Bantry and although it was quite a drive
Lovely house everything you could need Thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this house and area
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Enjoy your next trip to Kenmare

Kenmare is situated between the esteemed tourist spots Ring of Kerry and Ring of Beara. However, Kenmare is more than that. The town itself, albeit a bit small, is famous for having multiple shops, restaurants, and pubs. That being said, guests are sure to have a wonderful time binge-eating and shopping until they drop. We’ve even listed down the best Vrbo accommodations in town for your next trip.

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