Trident Hotel, Kinsale – 4 Star


A four star hotel, spectacularly located on the water’s edge overlooking Kinsale Harbour. The hotel has 75 bedrooms including an executive wing comprising 30 rooms and a penthouse floor of nine luxury suites, all with beautiful sea views.

The Pier One Restaurant is a member of the famous Kinsale Good Food Circle and is one of the only restaurants in Kinsale with water views and guests can choose from an extensive menu including the freshest of locally caught seafood and other local produce.

Compliment the whole experience with wine from the carefully selected wine cave. The cosy Wharf Tavern offers bar food from noon until 9pm daily, fresh seafood is also a speciality here with mussels and seafood chowder particularly popular. Meanwhile, the Harpoon Suite offers excellent facilities for meetings, weddings and special events, guaranteeing that extra wow factor with superb attention to detail. Only five minutes walk from the centre of Kinsale, the Trident Hotel is an excellent base to explore the winding streets and many shops, cafés, galleries and restaurants for which Kinsale is famous.

While you’re here, why not delve into the town’s fascinating historic past, with a guided walking tour to famous sights including Charles Fort or engage in the wide variety of activities available from deep sea fishing to scenic harbour cruising. Or use Kinsale as your base for exploring the wider West Cork region, renowned for its rugged landscape, unspoiled coastline and bustling towns. For shopaholics, Cork City is just a 30 minute drive from Kinsale. With a host of attractions and leisure activities on the doorstep, including the world renowned Old Head Golf Links. The Trident Hotel Kinsale is certainly an ideal venue for both business and pleasure. A warm welcome awaits you.

 Accommodations :

Standard Double Rooms

Standard Rooms are tastefully decorated and have large windows with either partial or full harbour views, en-suites bathrooms with Bathtub and integrated Shower or Luxury Power Shower,  TV, direct dial telephone, tea and coffee making facilities and hairdryer.

Executive Harbour View Rooms

The Trident Hotel offers some of the best hotel accommodation in Cork. Tastefully decorated and with the most spectacular views of Kinsale harbour, staying at the Trident Hotel is a real treat!

The Trident Hotel has an Executive Wing which includes 30 Rooms, all with full harbour-facing Sea Views.  The bathrooms are spacious, with separate Bathtub and Power Shower unit and they are tiled in beautiful Spanish Marble. Executive rooms also feature Air-Conditioning as standard, TV, direct dial telephone, tea and coffee making facilities and hairdryer.

Deluxe Harbour View Junior Suites

The Junior Suites are the favourite of most repeat guests to the Trident Hotel. They are extremely roomy and all 9 Junior Suites have breathtaking views of Kinsale harbour from their 2 panoramic windows.  They are furnished to the highest standards with no less than ‘Super King-size’ Beds.  The very large Spanish marble bathrooms with bathtub and separate Power Showers have to be seen to be believed!.  All suites offer air-conditioning as standard and also feature flat screen interactive TV’s and mini bars.

Master Suites with Private Balcony

The 2 Master Suites at the Trident Hotel are quite simply… stunning!  The Harbour Suite and Sovereign Suite both have large private balconies with awe-inspiring views over Kinsale harbour and the river estuary.  Tastefully furnished in a relaxing colour scheme so you can really unwind and enjoy a hint of luxury.

A separate lounge & dining area allows complete privacy and the luxurious Spanish marble bathrooms a real treat! As well as a well stocked cooling cabinet, guests staying in the Master Suites can avail of additional services such as Private Dining and a travel service co-ordinator or golf liaison on request.

Dining :

Wharf Tavern & Terrace

The Wharf Tavern offers the charm & character of a traditional Irish pub, as popular with locals as it is with hotel guests. With the added bonus of a spectacular location right on the water’s edge!

The bar has a nautical feel – designed by local yacht designer, Rob Jacob, to resemble elements of an old sailing ship, it is complete with portholes, decking, vaulted panel & beam ceiling and rope-wound galleon masts. The effect is a wonderfully unique and cosy bar. Outside the wharf is a sheltered terrace ideal for enjoying ‘al fresco’ drinks & dining year round. One of the few pubs in Kinsale offering outdoor dining… and with a sea view as an added bonus!

Enjoy a most welcome mid-morning coffee break. We offer a blend of freshly brewed classic coffee and favourites cappuccino, latte and espresso, all served with a delicious choice of pastries, scones or cake.

Savour the ambience and great food in the Wharf Tavern. Food menu offers a sumptuous selection of dishes.
Served from 12 noon until 9 pm.


Our Carvery choices change daily to ensure we can provide a wide variety of dishes and use the best of seasonal Irish produce. Our popular Carvery served daily is a lunchtime favourite served from 12.30 – 2.30pm

Golf :

Kinsale is well known for golf throughout the world, thanks to the famous Old Head of Kinsale Golf Links that attracts those keen to meet the challenge of the exciting conditions and beautiful links course. Also the 18 Hole Kinsale Golf Club attracts members and guests from all over Ireland and green fees are welcome for visitors. It is an attractive parkland course with a few water features to test all standards of golfer!