Waterfront, coastal chic detached studio apartment

4.99Superhost

Entire guesthouse hosted by Sara

2 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 1 bath
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You’ll have the guesthouse to yourself.
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Great location
95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
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100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
A truly special place to stay!

Sitting right on the water, The Boathouse looks over Kinsale, the Marina, Charles Fort and James Fort. In one of the most desirable areas of town, you can sit in bed and watch boats sail by.

The space
A unique, completely detached self catering studio, The Boathouse has it’s own private entrance, waterfront terrace, low level seating area and stunning views over Kinsale, the marina and harbour.

The interior space is light, clean and calm with wooden floors, deep rattan armchairs and linen blankets, the perfect spot to relax and unwind.

Overlooking the sea, the king size bed with a new firm mattress and fresh white pure cotton bedding will ensure a great nights sleep.

All windows are double glazed and the building is extremely well insulated, keeping you snug even in the harshest storm.

The Boathouse shower room has a double size shower, beautiful cruelty free toiletries, fluffy towels and fresh dressing gowns.

The double front doors open straight to the water, with a low level table and chairs on the terrace. The perfect spot for a sundowner on those sunny evenings and a basket of blankets to wrap up in if it’s chilly!

You’re not limited to cooking during your stay!

Check which restrictions are in place... if restaurants are open, we strongly advise to book ahead.

The Boathouse has a small and perfectly formed kitchenette with simple cooking facilities, think more glamping kitchen than fitted kitchen! Perfect for simple breakfasts.

A Krups coffee maker, Dualit kettle and toaster, mini fridge, plug in induction hob, small microwave, French press, Dartington glassware, cookware, crockery and cutlery. The cupboards are stocked with teas, coffee, sugar, biscuits and milk for your arrival. A smoke alarm is fitted for your peace of mind.

Alexa is in The Boathouse with a dedicated Spotify premium account for an unlimited range of music and radio. There's no TV in The Boathouse... just that stunning, constantly changing view.

In The Boathouse you'll find everything you need for a relaxed and comfortable stay.

Car Parking. We have an agreement with the owner of a closed bar about 50m away to allow us to use his car park for our guests. Whilst we cannot guarantee a space it’s usually available.

When booking with us, please do check up on current travel restrictions, these are subject to change at short notice. We find the best source to be gov.ie

The Boathouse is not suitable for anyone wishing to complete a quarantine or isolation stay due to limited facilities.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and to enable contact tracing, we may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information.

If you’re in any doubt about your dates or booking with us, please do contact us, we’ll do our best to help!

Please note your booking allows for yourself and your guest to be on the property. No other guests are permitted for lunch, drinks etc.

Love The Boathouse? We also have Driftwood ... a truly stunning waterfront studio apartment nearby.

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Harbour view
Marina view
Waterfront
Kitchen
Wifi
Free street parking
Private patio or balcony
Hair dryer
Microwave
Alexa with premium Spotify account sound system

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Where you’ll be

Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland

The Boathouse is in one of the most desirable areas to stay in Kinsale, and has a truly unique location on the waterfront.

Kinsale is a unique, charming place surrounded by maritime history and the apartment is a quick 5 minute walk from the main part of town. A lively, prosperous harbour town full of restaurants, bars, galleries, and independent shops.

Kinsale offers easy access to sailing schools and water sports hire centres, coastal walks, Charles Fort and a short drive to Old Head and the Lusitania Museum.

Hosted by Sara

  1. Joined in August 2014
  • 341 Reviews
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  • Superhost
Ian and I really enjoy hosting and try to ensure both Driftwood and The Boathouse offer the level of comfort, privacy, facilities and standards we love to find when we travel. We’re easy going, we love the sea, sunshine and our two rescue cats! We both love to travel (usually!) and eat. Ians a windswept windsurfer who you may see flying out across the harbour. I like design, creating, sewing and planning our next trip away (or just dreaming about it at the moment!)
Ian and I really enjoy hosting and try to ensure both Driftwood and The Boathouse offer the level of comfort, privacy, facilities and standards we love to find when we travel. We’r…

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  • Ian

During your stay

We're here to ensure your stay in The Boathouse is exactly as you would like it to be. We are available 24 hours a day to help with any issues that may arise.

We strictly adhere to Airbnbs Covid schedule and wear masks upon meeting you and showing you to the property. We’d appreciate it if you could do the same please.
We're here to ensure your stay in The Boathouse is exactly as you would like it to be. We are available 24 hours a day to help with any issues that may arise.

We strict…

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 3:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Checkout: 11:00 a.m.
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy

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