The 12 Best Airbnbs In County Cork, Ireland

January 21, 2021
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Cork, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Cork and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Georgian Townhouse In Kinsale Town Centre

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $190 per night, airbnb.com

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Located at a 25-minute drive from the Cork airport is this beautiful townhouse with all the amenities of the modern day and age. Stroll to nearby cafes, restaurants and pubs, or enjoy a relaxing cup of coffee while you rehab in a well-furnished, contemporary and comfortable townhouse, ideally suited to families or groups of four friends.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This charming townhouse features traditional architectural elements elevated by the contemporary decor. Each bedroom has a private bathroom. Walk atop hardwood floors into rooms where softly-coloured furniture is accented by the detailed wall art and sit out on the private patio.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“Beautiful, clean and an awesome location in the heart of Kinsale! We loved our stay and Catherine’s home so much. It was perfect for our stay.” – Eli
“Fantastic location to everything, bedrooms and bathrooms were very modern, comfortable and clean. I would stay again when in Kinsale” – Maureen
“As it appears…. tastefully decorated, beautiful linens and very comfortable beds. Lovely, quiet location yet close to all the activities of Kinsale.” – Marrell
“This house is lovely – very comfortable; tastefully decorated; very close to the heart of Kinsale, but on a quiet street; and has all the amenities plus quite a few thoughtful additions. Highly recommend this listing.” – Sally
“Very nice place in good location, parking was no problem. Beds very comfortable and clean, shower excellent.” – John

#2 Bright, Modern And Cozy Lodge

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $130 per night, airbnb.com

A honeymooners' paradise, this country cottage is well-equipped to provide you modern amenities and facilities, in a very peaceful location. Find yourself all the tranquility near the town of Kilbrittain, a few hundred metres from the Wild Atlantic Way. You'll enjoy sitting in the mornings out in the yard with your newly-wed spouse, listening to the birds chirping, and taking in the fresh air.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This recently renovated Gate Lodge 500 m from the Wild Atlantic Way, Kinsale 20min east and Clonakilty 20min West. 40 mins from Cork Airport. This area boasts beautiful beaches, forest walks, fishing, birdwatching and the famous Seven Heads Walk. Ballinspittle is a short drive with a unique gift shop, deli and cafe. Rebecca”s farm shop and cafe is a 5 minute walk. Vibrant farmers markets and the many restaurants in this area celebrate the wonderful local produce from land and sea.”

Amenities

Wifi | Indoor fireplace | Dedicated workspace | Dryer | TV | Washer | Essentials | Iron | Heating | Hot water | Garden or backyard | Free parking on premises

Guest Reviews

“Beautiful space. Clean, cosy and comfortable. A very peaceful location. Very attentive hosts. And Andy makes the best mince pies ever” – Nichola
“We were looking for a quiet, romantic getaway for New Year’s Eve and this little cottage delivered in bucket-loads. Perfectly sized, designed and finished with a creative and caring touch. Lucy and Andy are the perfect hosts with delightful little touches” – Aidan

#3 Seaside Cottage With Mountain Views And Waterfall

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $180 per night, airbnb.com

For couples seeking respite from city life in the lovely town of Bantry, this is the listing to look out for! Nested in the hills close to the sea side, this place is absolutely the ideal place to chill out and relax. You'll find a wonderful space inside that's well-equipped and very clean, enabling you to enjoy a holiday where you don't miss anything at all.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Waterfall lodge is an old stone built cottage, full of old world charm, with all the mod cons. It is on the Sheeps Head Penninsula, with both mountain and sea views. And with your own waterfall right beside the house, you can enjoy the peace and tranquillity it brings. A 5 minute walk down the mountain brings you to a roadside beach where you can watch the sun go down. Whether its a romantic getaway or a few days of mindfulness, you won't be disappointed. A place once visited, never forgotten!”

Amenities

Wifi | Dedicated workspace | Dryer | Indoor fireplace | TV | Washer | Essentials | Iron | Heating | Hot water | Free parking on premises | Kitchen

Guest Reviews

“Hello Claire & James. Thank you both so much for your lovely home over the holidays. It is a little gem. I got in the waterfall most days to wake up in the morning times. It's a truly amazing location.” – Tommy
“Couldn’t recommend this beautiful piece of the world more. The cottage was stunning, full of lovely touches and in the most incredible location. From the log fire, to the natural plunge pool out the back, this cottage exceeded expectations” – Jill
“This is a beautiful tranquil space to completely switch off and relax. Some lovely hikes and scenery in surrounding areas down to sheep’s head. Lovely cozy stove with homely touches that make all the difference.” – Julia
“This home is a fantastic getaway for a couple looking for quality time and an escape from the rush and hustle and bustle of life! We really enjoyed our time and there are fantastic little touches inside.” – Aislinn
“The cottage is ideal for people looking to get away from it all & for those who enjoy the outdoors. The cottage is set in a great location surrounded by spectacular scenery.” – Sean

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#4 1-Bed City Centre Penthouse With A Private Rooftop

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $110 per night, airbnb.com

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Plan a romantic honeymoon with your partner in Ireland by renting this cozy apartment, situated in the heart of the beautiful city of Cork. You'll have easy access to nearby shops, restaurants, pubs and tourist destinations. The apartment also features a breathtaking bedside view, handsomely-furnished rooms, modern furniture, wooden flooring and a lovely resting lounge.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Beautiful 1 bed penthouse apartment with private rooftop terrace available to guests who like to enjoy the convenience of the city centre and all the amenities that come with a private home. Kitchen is fully equipped for guests to cook their own meals.”

Amenities

Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Dryer | Washer | Essentials | Iron | Heating | Hot water | Elevator | Free street parking | Paid parking off premises | Kitchen

Guest Reviews

“It is beautiful, spacious penthouse centrally located. The host was very accommodating with my late checkout and gave quick responses for my queries. Overall my stay was good.” – Shaheen
“Loads of space, great location. Can't go wrong with this place.” – David

#5 Sleeps 25, 7-Minute Drive To Town

16 Guests | 6 Bedrooms | 5 Bathrooms

Book Now: $360 per night, airbnb.com

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This breathtakingly luxurious house, located just north of Pikelands in County Cork is the destination of your dreams! Enjoy a beautiful view of the green land, or have a nice barbeque with your colleagues or travel buddies in a spacious, elegant location. Accommodating up to 16 guests at once, and featuring a dedicated dining lounge, beautiful interior design and a wide array of modern-day indoor luxuries, it's great for larger groups and reunions.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This 6 bedroom, 5 bathroom house was totally refurbished,landscaped and completed in November 2018,5 new bathrooms were installed,all brand new furniture throughout also gazebo was added to the garden for you to relax in. Full Sky Sports TV including football. It can sleep 25 guestsIt is a 4 minute car drive into Kinsale town.”

Amenities

Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Dryer | TV | Washer | Essentials | Iron | Heating | Hot water | Pack ’n Play/travel crib | Crib | High chair

Guest Reviews

“Enjoyed our weekend there and location was very good. House was reasonably clean and tasteful decor.” – Amy
“Stayed here for one night with a few friends. Absolutely amazing house with all the necessities and space. Would recommend and stay again!!” – Lauren
“Absolutely fantastic as we had kids with us. Play area was like our own private playground. Lots of space and everybody was relaxed both nights” – Catherine
“Excellent for groups. Very spacious” – Gemma
“Really enjoyed our stay here, beautiful house and a lovely weekend in the sun Would definitely recommend and go back again” – Laura

#6 Curragh Farm Lodge

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $80 per night, airbnb.com

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Are you and your partner planning a romantic getaway trip to County Cork, and need a place to rehab and enjoy the good times in life? Then look no further than this majestic barn, situated securely in a serene rural setting. A stunning exterior, with state-of-the art facilities, spacious rooms, attractive furniture really give some splendid, luxurious vibes, ensuring that your trip is definitely worth every penny.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Currragh Farm converted it's barn to the highest standard, with 3 Lodges available, alpacas, horses, Kinsale down the road, and Cork City nearby.”

Amenities

Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Indoor fireplace | TV | Essentials | Iron | Heating | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Breakfast | Dishes and silverware | Coffee maker

Guest Reviews

“Veronica is an exceptional host. Truly unique experience. Couldn’t recommend more!” – Sadhbh
“We stayed in lodge 1 which I can only describe as a 5 star home from home with no expense spared. Veronica has left no stone unturned with her final touches as there were fresh flowers, wine and chocolates waiting for us on entry to the lodge.” – Jessica
“Honestly couldn’t fault our stay, we absolutely loved it! Veronica was such a warm host and couldn’t do enough for us, her kids are absolute angels who kindly showed us the animals. The lodge was so cosy and clean, had everything we needed.” – Caoimhe
“Amazing host Cant wait to be back ” – Barry
“Can’t rate this beautiful lodge enough! The warmest welcome from the fabulous Veronica and the lodge was stunning. Wine and chocolates were left as a gift. The lodge is a beautiful space.” – Gerri

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#7 Heart Of Kinsale

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $150 per night, airbnb.com

A spacious, luxury house, situated near all the fun in the town of Kinsale in County Cork that will meet great expectations on your trip through Ireland. Some of the notable features of the house are an aesthetic design, contemporary state-of-the-art furniture with all modern-day facilities, a beautiful dining and resting space, comfortable sleeping arrangements and a soothing vibe that will always make you feel right at home.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“at this unique self-catering property in the charming seaside town of Kinsale in County Cork. The stunning coastline and delightful villages of West Cork are all within short driving distance and yet Cork City and airport are just 30mins away.”

Amenities

Wifi | Cable TV | Dryer | TV | Washer | Essentials | Iron | Heating | Hot water | Crib | Free parking on premises | Free street parking

Guest Reviews

“Great space in a great location for exploring Kinsale. The master bedroom is lovely. The second bedroom works best for children.” – Mark
“Lovely place, very central and has everything needed. Really nice outdoor areas with view of kinsale.” – Ciara
“Stunning accommodation in a beautiful location! Couldn’t be closer to the town centre ” – Mairéad
“Beautiful house in the heart of kinsale” – Sorcha
“Excellent location, a stone’s throw away from town centre. We loved the house, it’s beautifully decorated and is well stocked with necessities. Thanks for hosting us!” – Niamh

#8 Charming Old Farmhouse At Laharn Dairy

5 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $150 per night, airbnb.com

Near the town of Macroom, find a peaceful getaway for you family's stay, just about an hour west Cork city. You're looking at a complete house, that's nicely-curated and well-managed, right in the midst of Irish heartland! Have two relaxing bedrooms to take care of your sleep, before waking up to a hearty homemade breakfast made fresh from the local produce.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“High quality accommodation steeped in history and character. Full of light and open spaces, it is situated between Macroom and Coachford in the heart of the countryside. Our farmhouse is the perfect sanctuary, a place to unwind with family and friends, but is also located less than an hour's drive away from many of Cork and Kerry's most popular tourist attractions including Killarney, Cork City and Blarney Castle. We are also ten minutes away from Ballyhass Lakes Coachford and Zip It Farran.”

Amenities

Wifi | Dedicated workspace | TV | Heating | Essentials | Dryer | Iron | Hot water | Washer | Hangars | Free parking on premises | Indoor fireplace

Guest Reviews

“Can’t say enough good things about my stay here. Hosts were absolutely amazing with anything from tourism tips to just how day to day things worked in Ireland which is a big help for a foreigner. Simply great people.” – John
“I showed up to a house with a fire already crackling. On top of that, when I couldn't find a pub that had live music my host offered to have his kids play. First class from start to finish and you'd be crazy not to stay here. Absolute heaven!! Grazie!!” – Jonathan
“We hosted a beautiful Christmas week for our family at Ger & Grett's cottage. It is a lovely cosy and relaxing place to spend a few days. All the facilities are in good working order – particularly enjoyed using the professional gas oven.” – Emmet
“Our stay at Lahern Dairy was wonderful, but alas, too brief. Ger and Grett were more than gracious hosts. We were greeted with homemade bread and butter as well as fresh milk from their cows. The farm is lovely, with bucolic views as far as the eye can see.” – Dana
“Super house surrounded by nature, great views and quiet area. Interior is stylish with nice touches for guests to enjoy. The bed is the most comfortable I’ve slept in. Lovely hosts. Highly recommend.” – Neil

#9 Cottage And Log Cabin With Hot Tub, Sauna And Barbecue Hut

10 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $460 per night, airbnb.com

Near the town of Drimoleague in County Cork, find yourself a home that's the best retreat from city life! It's a wonderful place that's sure to excite everyone, whether young or old. Great for a large family's stay, this home has a place for everyone to enjoy. Whether it be barbecuing out in the cabin, or soaking in the warm hot tub over great views, you're covered for a majestic stay here.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Elka's Retreat is the sort of place that invites you to unwind. Set on an acre of land next door to a small working farm, this unique property is surrounded with views of fields and rolling hills. Relax and unwind in our sauna/hottub as the evening sun sets. The retreat is unique in the way it comprises of the 3 separate sleeping areas. The main house, kid's cottage and the wood cabin.”

Amenities

Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Indoor fireplace | TV | Essentials | Iron | Heating | Children’s books and toys | Hot water | Pack ’n Play/travel crib | Room-darkening shades | Free parking on premises

 
 

Guest Reviews

“Elka’s retreat is a true gem. Set in the west Cork countryside this place is magical with views over fields and hills you could only fall in love with this place. Not to mention the sauna, hot tub, and indoor bbq pit, and stunning kitchen and dining area in a converted farmhouse.” – Ronnie
“The place is amazing, one of the best I have ever been to! I enjoyed every minute of it and being here really helped to recharge and relax. Place is catered with love and guests in mind and you can see those small touches there. Highly recommend the place. It’s a gem!” – Rana

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#10 Bridgie's Cottage

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $170 per night, airbnb.com

Spend a wonderful time out in the beautiful Southern Irish countryside, and set base at an amazing Airbnb that'll captivate you with comfort. This relaxing cottage has a very rustic touch to it, that'll help you appreciate the local culture and tradition, enabling you to chill out in the laid-back rural location. Dip in the hot tub, or enjoy walking on the lush green meadows, at this home just a 5-minute drive from the town of Mitchelstown.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Enjoy breathtaking views of the Galtee mountains and the tranquility of the countryside in this well positioned turn of the century restored cottage.
Enjoy the benefits of the countryside while 5 mins from Mitchelstown.
Experience all that Cork County has to offer with hiking, countryside walks, fishing, trailing, mountain biking, golfing, watersports and adventure parks all within 30 mins.”

Amenities

Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Dryer | TV | Washer | Essentials | Iron | Heating | Hot water | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Stove

Guest Reviews

“It’s a fantastic little cottage, very tastefully renovated, felt very comfortable there. The hot tub really added to our stay. The host is helpful & friendly. Well worth staying here” – Louise
“Brilliant place to stay great location the host pat was very kind and helpfully would highly recommend.” – Nicky
“Beautiful and cosy cottage with such great views of Cork. Impeccable hospitality, will definitely be back!” – Rion
“Had the most gorgeous stay here. The hosts were lovely, the cottage was always warm, and the place was sparkling clean. Tesco & shops etc just a few minute drive away. Hot tub is quite big & could easily fit 4 people.” – Roisin
“Fantastic cottage and the pictures don’t do it justice. The hot tub was incredible, big bedrooms, sparkling clean and the fire was very cosy.” – Claire

#11 Wild Atlantic Way – 3-Bedroom Home

8 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $130 per night, airbnb.com

This marvellous bungalow, situated south of the peaceful town of Kinsale in Cork will leave you in absolute awe and bewilderment. A stunning, green view from your balcony will greet you every morning. With enough space to accommodate 8 guests, this home is the ideal southern Irish getaway for a caravan of two families!

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“A super Modern 3 bedroom house with 2 bathrooms situated on the Wild Atlantic Way. Offering a large garden and parking. Located a few miles from Kinsale Town offering magnificent views over Sandycove Island towards the Old Head Lighthouse and the wild Atlantic Ocean.”

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | TV | Washer | Essentials | Iron | Heating | Hot water | Crib | Free parking on premises | Free street parking | Kitchen

Guest Reviews

“What a beautiful home Barbara has, the view alone would make it worth it but then you add in the amazing living area, stylish furniture, beautiful back yard. We could not say enough good things about her home” – Pádraig
“Gorgeous house with spectacular scenery.” – Erin
“This is a very beautiful big family house! Very well equipped kitchen, lovely sitting room with beautiful views! The children’s swing set was brilliant. A friendly neighbours dog visited us in the garden which we loved!” – Sarah
“Fantastic bungalow with amazing views. The house was spotless and everything we needed from cutlery to towels were all supplied. It was first experience using Air BnB and I’m glad I chose this house.” – Brian
“The house is located about 5min drive outside Kinsale town and has spectacular views overlooking the coast. House was very clean and had a very nice patio, bbq and dining area outside. Very peaceful and a great place to stay and relax” – Seamus

#12 Ardura Beg Cottage

5 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $200 per night, airbnb.com

Live life, carefree, at a relaxing vacation home in the southern part of County Cork. Find yourself a home to treat your family to a much-deserved time-out, a place where all your comforts are catered for. Get beautiful sea-views from your bedroom as you wake up, or head out to the amazing backyard where the blue water provides a spectacular contrast to the lush green vegetation.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“A cosy, secluded property with wonderful views over Roaring Water Bay. 50 yards from the sea and only 2 miles from Ballydehob.. Ground floor: Living room with slate floor. Large dining room/kitchen with slate floor. Conservatory. Small library area. 1 double (6ft 6in) bedroom. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet. Separate toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft), 1 single, both with sloping ceilings.. Open fire in living room (no fuel provided). Central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. “

Amenities

Wifi | Indoor fireplace | Dedicated workspace | TV | Essentials | Iron | Heating | Hot water | Smoke alarm | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Stove

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