Set on 90 acres of mature wooded parkland, with outstanding views of Oysterhaven Bay, the luxurious four star Macdonald Kinsale Hotel and Spa is the quintessential wedding location.
Our exclusive Wedding Co-Ordinator, Alison, will tailor make a package suited to your individual taste, offering the ultimate in personal attention, service and exceptional value for your special day.
Macdonald Kinsale Hotel and Spa specialises in catering for one wedding per day, ensuring that we are committed to providing you with the ideal setting for the most important day in your lives.
The newly refurbished Rathmore Suite is a tranquil space, perfect for an intimate civil ceremony, or blessing. Alternatively, why not avail of our spectacular location and enjoy an outdoor ceremony with breath-taking views.
On your wedding day
A drinks reception serving tea, coffee, and home-made biscuits, with welcome drinks and canapes will be served alongside tasteful music in our lobby. Our Bride and Groom will also enjoy an elegant red carpet arrival, with chilled champagne to start their celebrations.
Our hotel is set on 90 acres of mature wooded parkland overlooking the scenic Oysterhaven Bay offering some outstanding opportunities to capture your dream wedding. We also have many interior locations such as our lobby staircase and balcony, perfect for capturing your day
At the end of your perfect day, retire to your Bridal Suite and relive the magical moments over a glass of prosecco, while overlooking the breath-taking scenery.
There are 70 luxurious guest rooms on site incorporating deluxe, and Seaview guest rooms including two beautifully appointed suites, plus 19 three bedroomed Kinsale Lodges located adjacent to the hotel, perfect to accommodate your guests.
With Our Compliments
Please enjoy a complimentary stay with us either on the evening of your complimentary wedding tasting, or to celebrate your paper wedding anniversary.
We are delighted to offer you complimentary access to our leisure facilities for the three-month period prior to your big day, ensuring that you get the most out of your workout, with a complimentary fitness assessment and tailored workout programme to suit your needs.
We understand that planning your Wedding can be difficult, however we want you to enjoy the experience, so we provide you with Moposa, our Award Winning online wedding planning tool, ensuring your wedding planning process is as stress free as possible.
by Sonya Robertsonon Thu, 19th October, 2017
I could not recommended Alison and her team at Macdonald Hotel & Spa, Kinsale more. Organising our wedding from Australia was initially a very daunting idea but once we started working with Alison, we knew we were in great hands. Nothing was too big or too small of an ask, even with the massive time difference!! We also availed of ... Read More
by Suzie & Ciaranon Tue, 17th October, 2017
We had an absolutely fantastic experience at the Macdonald Hotel & Spa. From the very beginning, we felt welcome, well-advised, and nothing was a problem, which was very comforting since we had a large number of guests (220) to accommodate. Alison was a great help at every stage of the planning, and was incredible on the day, as were all ... Read More
by Áine Nichollson Tue, 22nd August, 2017
Myself & my husband recently (22nd July 2017) had our wedding reception at the Macdonald Kinsale Hotel & Spa and the venue was absolutely amazing. We'd like to thank Alison, Lynn & all the staff so much, everything was just so perfect. The food & service was top class. The function room and the foyer looked beyond perfect and the ... Read More
by Teresa Welchon Mon, 7th August, 2017
We had our Civil Ceremony and wedding reception at MacDonalds hotel on July 5th last. We were absolutely blown away with the service of the staff, service, and attention to every detail. Nothing was too much. We couldn't have asked for better. The food was amazing. Our guests are still talking about it! I would highly recommend this hotel as ... Read More
by Noelle Reidyon Tue, 27th June, 2017
I would highly recommended this hotel.Everything was perfect. Food was outstanding. Our wedding co-ordinatior Alison Walsh was fantastic.All the staff were so helpful.The function room was beautiful as were bedrooms & grounds.Thank you for a wonderful day.