The Happy Pig offers accommodations in Kenmare, 18 miles from Muckross Abbey and 19 miles from INEC. With garden views, this accommodation provides a patio. The guest house also offers free Wifi, free private parking, and facilities for disabled guests. At the guest house, the units are equipped with a wardrobe, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen, and towels. The guest house features certain units with mountain views, and units come with a terrace. At the guest house, all units are allergy-free and soundproof. À la carte and continental breakfast options with warm dishes, local specialities, and fresh pastries are available every morning at the guest house. As an added convenience, The Happy Pig offers packed lunches for guests to bring on excursions and other trips off-property. Sightseeing tours are available around the property. There is a garden with a barbecue at this property, and guests can go cycling nearby. Carrantuohill Mountain is 19 miles from the accommodation, while St. Mary's Cathedral is 20 miles away. The nearest airport is Kerry Airport, 30 miles from The Happy Pig.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Kenmare, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
Number of guests
2 twin beds
1 sofa bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free Wifi
High score for Kenmare
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • David
    United States of America United States of America
    Irma was an amazing host. The room was spotless and the food was wonderful. Great selection at breakfast. Close walk to town so you can enjoy yourself and walk back. Also, the town is great as well with a good selection of restaurants and pubs....
  • Shanon
    United States of America United States of America
    I loved the property, the lovely decor, the adorable dining room, the comfy and inviting guests' living room and the staff was amazing!! Food was super yummy!! I would totally recommend this location!!
  • עדן
    Israel Israel
    The stay was absolutely perfect, the room had everything in it and the view was fantastic. Irma and her cute little dog were very welcoming. We can’t wait to visit again! Oh and the breakfast, yum!

Managed by The Happy Pig

Company review score: 9.9Based on 527 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

Please note, we can not guarantee that we will be at the premises between 13:00 and 16:00. You are welcome to park your car in our car park and take a stroll into town or relax on our terrace at the back of The Happy Pig.

Property info

The Happy Pig is a beautifully appointed unique Guesthouse in Kenmare, on the Ring of Kerry and the Wild Atlantic Way. Six individually styled and decorated bedrooms with spacious en suite bathrooms, luxurious bed linen, toiletries, stunning mountain and garden views. Handpicked antique furniture and art throughout the house, a cosy sitting room with a library, a sunny patio to enjoy a glass of wine while enjoying the views and sounds of the surrounding countryside and gardens. We are the only guesthouse in the area to provide a secure and sheltered outhouse to host both motorcycles and bicycles, with an adjoining dry room for all of your gear. You can look forward to a locally sourced, delicious cooked breakfast by Irma to set you on your way, whether your day comprises of leisurely strolls or cycling in the Kerry mountains.

Languages Spoken


Area info

Amenities of The Happy Pig
Great facilities! Review score, 9.8

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is needed).
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Executive lounge access
  • Tour desk
  • Packed lunches
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Dutch

House rules
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From 16:00 to 19:00
You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
From 08:00 to 11:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets are not allowed.
Accepted payment methods
Smoking is not allowed.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please inform The Happy Pig of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about The Happy Pig

  • The Happy Pig is 2,950 feet from the center of Kenmare. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at The Happy Pig include:

    • Double
    • Twin

  • The Happy Pig offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Horseback riding
    • Temporary art galleries

  • The prices at The Happy Pig may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at The Happy Pig can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • À la carte

  • Check-in at The Happy Pig is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.