Covid Response Plan

 2021 Covid 19 Response Plan

We are looking forward to welcoming you to our home. The safety of our

guests and staff is our priority. We are following guidelines issued by the Irish

government to ensure your safety while you stay in our home.

We have completed safety and hygiene training. We have made the necessary

changes to the day-to-day running of our home, ensuring our services are

delivered to you with every precaution possible.

Combining this level of care with enhanced hygiene protocols will ensure you

have a very enjoyable and safe experience when you stay in our home.

Some of the changes that you will see:

Communal Areas & Guest Sitting Room:

1. You are required to wear a mask in all communal areas of our home.

2. Hand Sanitisers have been put in place at entrances and exits to our

home, and in all communal areas.

3. Social distancing will be implemented throughout your stay.

4. We will issue a pre-arrival form to reduce the exchange of forms and


5.  Keys will be disinfected before and after each stay.

6. Regular deep cleaning is carried out. All surfaces and common touch

points including door handles, stair banisters, chairs, TV remote are

cleaned, sprayed and disinfected multiple times each day.

7. Windows and doors will be opened to allow fresh air to circulate

throughout communal areas.


1. Your bedroom will have received a deep clean and full sanitisation

before you arrive.

2. Extra time will be assigned per room to allow for high risk areas to be

thoroughly sanitised. All common touch points are being cleaned and

disinfected, including TV remote controls, handles and switches.

3. We have removed non-essential items from the bedrooms including

guest literature, brochures. They are available

on request and disposed of after use.

4. Non-essential decorative textiles and furnishings have been removed

from the bedrooms, i.e. bed throws & cushions. Additional bedding is

available on request.

5. Tea and coffee making facilities have been removed. We are more than

happy to provide refreshments on request.

6. The utmost care is taken in handling the treatment and sterilisation of

bed linen. Our bed linen is washed and sterilised to eliminate any

potential bacteria and viruses.

7. For guests staying multiple nights, rooms will not be cleaned while

guests are inside. We ask you to indicate at check-in how often you

would like your room serviced.

Dining Room:

1. We have rearranged our dining room and seating arrangements to

ensure social distancing is in place.

2. A breakfast buffet service will be replaced with table

service menu .

3. Tables and chairs are cleaned and sanitised between each use.

4. Regular deep cleaning, washing and sterilisation is carried out across all

areas of the dining room.

We are confident that you will enjoy your stay and we very much look forward

to welcoming you. Our welcome may be a little different but it will be warm.

PLEASE phone to cancel your trip if you are feeling unwell.


Exceptional accommodation in Kenmare with private offstreet parking.Kenmare House offers quality, good value accommodation in an ideal location on the Ring Of Kerry Road(N70).