Old Bank House

A treasure of a townhouse in quaint Kinsale

Old Bank House

The Old Bank Townhouse is built on many foundations: the principles of elegance, warmth and hospitality, along with a winning location, fascinating history and gourmet eateries filled with locally-sourced delights. The result? A charming and unique hotel experience that will have you craving a second visit before you’ve even finished your first! Come and experience all we have to offer… wonderful memories are just waiting to be made.
Ciarán Fitzgerald

Building: 1800's

The Old Bank Townhouse is our elegant, luxury Georgian guest house in spectacular Kinsale – close to all of the town’s best boutiques, restaurants and amenities. A perfect blend of Georgian splendour and modern comfort, it offers 17 bedrooms that are individually designed and decorated to the highest standard.

In our gourmet food store, you’ll find a range of products put together in-house by our chefs daily. Purchase hampers, chocolates and more as foodie-friendly souvenirs to bring a taste of your holiday back home with you, or sample flavorful snacks fresh from the oven at our gourmet cafe, whether you’re in the mood for a warm pastry or light salad.

Charming spaces filled with luxury details are in abundance, here. We at The Old Bank Townhouse have a reputation for excellent, personal service and meticulous attention to detail, ensuring your stay is tailored to your tastes. You’ll also be enthralled by the history of our hotel, which began as a bank in the nineteenth century, hence its name today.


‘Best in Ireland’ by the McKenna’s Guides 2021
‘Recognition of Excellence’ by HotelsCombined 2021
‘Guest House of the Year’ by Georgina Campbell 2018

Open: All year except Christmas day

Rooms: 17

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Occasions to Remember

Some of the highlights of staying at our historic hotel


Vibrant rooms in rich colours and packed with soft furnishings can be found all over The Old Bank Townhouse. A warm and welcoming feel defines each one, along with modern amenities and sash windows that overlook beautiful views of the town. There’s a Reading Room on-site that you can use at your leisure, too – the perfect retreat for cosy nights in.


Head to our sister property, The Blue Haven Hotel, for a sit-down dinner to remember. On-site at The Old Bank Townhouse, we have a gourmet store and cafe that offer a variety of bites, snacks and small meals to fuel you during the day. We can also prepare a picnic for you if the weather’s kind!


Just one minute down the road, enjoy a wonderful wedding at our sister property, The Blue Haven Hotel. A dedicated wedding planner will help you organise your special day and fill it with personal details for you and your loved ones, so you can start the next chapter of your life with all smiles.


Experiences to add to your itinerary
  • Desmond Castle
  • James Fort
  • Charles Fort Kinsale
  • Kinsale Historical Walks
  • Kinsale Harbour Cruise
  • Sandycove Beach
  • Garrylucas Blue Flag Beach
  • Old Head Golf Links
  • Kinsale Golf Course
  • Kinsale Town Park
  • Garden of Remembrance
  • Kinsale Museum
  • Irish Veterans Museum
  • The Old Mill
  • Wine Tasting
  • Golf
  • Horse Riding
  • Diving
  • Sailing
  • Restaurant Week (February)
  • Kinsale Chowder Festival (April)
  • Kinsale Rugby Sevens (May)
  • Kinsale Regatta (August)
  • Kinsale Sharks Event (October)
  • Kinsale Gourmet Festival (October)
  • Kinsale Jazz Festival (October)
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Old Bank House, 11 Pearse St, Kinsale


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