Blue Haven Hotel, Kinsale, Co. Cork

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Blue Haven Hotel

Kinsale
Co. Cork

Introduction

Blue Haven Hotel is the perfect place to stay in Kinsale - Ireland's Gourmet capital and centrally located on the site of the old fish market. Awarded Ireland Hotel of the Year 1996 by Egon Ronay and Jameson Guide. Renowned for its fresh seafood and shellfish cuisine, ambience, atmosphere and friendly staff. Seventeen rooms with an old town house style and all mod cons. The Blue Haven epitomises what a small owner-run hotel should be.

Accommodation

The 17 individually appointed bedrooms are decorated with flair and imagination to blend the comforts of home with the delivery of luxury and service excellence. All bedrooms have satellite TV, direct dial phones, tea, coffee, mineral water, hair dryers, ironing boards, trouser press and of course soft fluffy towels and quality toiletries. All rooms are non smoking. Each guestroom is named.  Some of these include Chateau Pape Clement - Chateau Leoville Barton - Chateau Boyd Cantenac; They even sound luxurious!

Facilities

Fishing, Hill walking and horse riding are all activities that are in the area. Golf is big in Kinsale; the Old Head is a breathtaking and unique experience. Two other courses, maybe not as spectacular but never the less enjoyable and challenging. Its marina provides safe shelter for its hundreds of yachts, pleasure boats and local fishing trawlers. The hotel has a dispense bar. They do not have full public bar facilities.  Enjoy a meal in the Gourmet restaurant, which enjoys an excellent reputation both locally and internationally and has won numerous awards. The house specialities are freshly caught fish and seafood delivered fresh daily. The team of dynamic chefs are renowned for their professionalism, quality of fare and innovation using all the very best of fresh local ingredients.

Location

A visit to Kinsale is a MUST. The mighty South Atlantic beats relentlessly, bringing with it a huge variety of fish and shellfish daily, to this unique and wonderful fishing town. No wonder that Kinsale is known as the Gourmet Capital of Ireland. Golf is big in Kinsale; the Old Head is a breathtaking and unique experience. Two other courses, maybe not as spectacular but never the less enjoyable and challenging. Its marina provides safe shelter for its hundreds of yachts, pleasure boats and local fishing trawlers