Welcome to Hawthorn House
No ordinary Guest House, Hawthorn House offers high-class accommodation at a reasonable price. It is owned and managed by Mary O'Brien, ably assisted by their friendly staff. Bookings can be made on-line by clicking the link in the footer. Alternatively go to our contact page, fill in your details and we will get back to you with availability. Cash payment on arrival is preferable but we accept cheque and all major credit cards. Please note there is a €3 service charge on all credit card payements.
Its eight individually styled bedrooms, are spacious and well equipped. All rooms are en-suite, have Free WiFi Access, their own TV sets and hairdryers. A guest lounge at the front of the house provides a comfortable atmosphere for guests to relax in. We also have our own private car park. Two apartments adjacent to the Guest House provide accommodation for longer stays. You will find all the information under self catering.
Kenmare or Neidin (meaning "little nest" in Irish) nestles at the foot of the surrounding mountains of Cork and Kerry and is an excellent base for walking in this most scenic part of Ireland. Kenmare has a range of restaurants to suit all tastes. Being located at the edge of the sea provides Kenmare with the finest fresh seafood. Kenmare is the first heritage town to be chosen in Co Kerry and an informative heritage centre is located in the town square inside the tourist office. Kenmare is the ideal touring centre, adjoining the Ring of Kerry and close to the ring of Beara, is 40 minutes' drive from Killarney, 30 minutes from Glengarriff, 1½ hours from Cork airport, 2½ hours from Shannon and under an hour from Kerry County International Airport at Farranfore.
Hawthorn House is recommended by the Bridgestone Guide, having been awarded a position in the "100 best places to stay in Ireland".