Directions from Dublin
Exit Dublin on the N7 and head in the direction of Naas, Kildare and Portlaoise. In Portlaoise take the N8 on to Cashel. Drive through Cashel, continue on to the N8, bypassing Cahir on to Mitchelstown. Continue through Mitchelstown and at the top of the town turn right for Mallow on the N73. When you arrive in Mallow, drive up the Main Street and take the N72 heading towards Killarney. Continue to Rathmore, turn left at Barraduff on the R570 and continue on to Glenflesk. In Glenflesk, turn left and travel for 3 miles on the N22. Then turn right on to the R569 for Kenmare. Continue for 17 miles through Kilgarvan on to Kenmare.
Directions from Shannon
Exit Shannon Airport through Shannon town and turn right on the N18 and head towards Limerick. At the first roundabout when entering Limerick take last exit on roundabout for Cork/Tralee N20. Follow the N20 through the next five roundabouts. After the 5th roundabout, follow the N20 until junction with N21 for Tralee/Killarney. Follow the N21 through Adare, Rathkeale, Newcastle West, Abbeyfeale and Castleisland. Drive through Castleisland and follow sign for the N23 for Killarney. At Farranfore village, turn left for Killarney on the N21. Upon entering Killarney, take the first exit on the first roundabout for N22 to Cork. Follow the N22 sign on roundabout (2nd exit) for Cork. Continue for 10 miles and drive through the village of Glenflesk. At Glenflesk, turn right on the R569 for Kenmare passing through the village of Kilgarvan to Kenmare.
Directions from Cork
Exit Cork on the N22 and head in the direction of Macroom and Killarney. After leaving the village of Ballyvourney, travel for 7 miles. Then turn left on the R569 for Kenmare.
Within Walking Distance
The Poet's Bar & Restaurant (located within the hotel)
Dedicated to the greatest Irish Poet’s of our time, the Poet’s Bar & Restaurant is an informal, relaxed Bistro Style Bar & Restaurant, where guests can relax, unwind and enjoy our extensive menu which is served from 12.30pm to 9pm.
Enjoy a hearty open fire and a cosy warm atmosphere with great food, hot and cold drinks and a friendly environment, overlooking the heart of heritage town Kenmare.
The Poet’s Bar & Restaurant is the perfect location to host your private party, family get together, function or company event. We can cater for Groups of up to 50 guests in The Poet’s Bar & Restaurant and we can offer you a wide selection of menus to suit your tastes.
Amenities within Walking Distance
Quills Woollen Markets.
Kenmare Golf & Country Club.
Celtic Storm Irish Dance Show.
Kenmare Heritage Centre.
Star Sailing School.
Greenane Riding Centre.
Ring of Kerry Golf & Country Club.
Seafari Eco Cruises.
Kenmare Bay Diving School.
Waterfalls Scenic Park
Molly Gallivan’s Visitor Centre.
Killarney National Park.
Muckross House & Gardens.
Gap of Dunloe.