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The West Cork Hotel

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed for dinner bed and breakfast. The food was outstanding, the staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast, we had eggs benedict and a fish platter, all top rate. The bar lacked atmosphere, but it was mid week and January. Our dedroom was nice but a little lacking, no pictures on the walls. We were surprised that the hotel...

1Thank disildous
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a rather charming hotel right in the centre of Skibbereen. The room was nice if a little on the small side but the bathroom was bizarre. It was tiny and probably the worst designed bathroom I have ever come across and I stay in a lot of hotels. Whatever small space there was was taken up with a...

Thank EquiCaroline
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked a 3 night B&B 1 dinner in the West Cork Hotel. When we arrived, we found that renovations were ongoing in the hotel. They did not disrupt us, they were not noisy but it would have been nice if we had known about it. The staff are really friendly and helpful here! Everyone from the reception to house...

1Thank travl_C
Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very relaxing break. The food is beautiful and the surrounding area is lovely it is situated on the river it is lovely here in winter and summer . Would recommend here anytime of year Rooms are very clean and tidy family rooms are quite big.

1Thank Deirdre S
Reviewed 10 December 2016

A really comfortable hotel in a great location, with easy parking and lovely staff. I got great tips on where to travel to from the staff on the front desk and the room was really comfy. I was there on holiday, but it looked good for business travel, too.

2Thank LissonGrove
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Two years running i have been gifted a voucher for this hotel and it is lovely. Food is very nice, staff are so lovely and go above and beyond for the customer. The first year we arrived after food had stopped being served but there was a lady working who made us two toasted sandwiches herself, which were lovely and...

2Thank Jenzck21
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is just a magnificent Hotel both to visit and to stay in.We stayed there for 3 nights 22nd/23/24 th October. From the wonderful friendly greeting you are given on your arrival to the" are you sure we can`t do any more for you" which is said with all sincerity,it`s a great start to your stay.We arrived late in the...

2Thank meecemc
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Just returned from a 3 night stay. Very friendly , professional staff , great location for South West Cork. Food excellent. 20 new rooms now open on 2nd floor, modern bathrooms and rooms, well fitted with excellent decor. Strongly recommend to pop in or even stay a night or rwo. You will enjoy it :)

1Thank Charlie O
Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We arrived late at the West Cork Hotel after a problem with another lodging place. We were offered a room in the new wing of the hotel; some previous comments referred to the dated nature of the rooms but ours was so new that one complaint was that it smelled like a carpet showroom, being so recently opened. The other...

3Thank Rick F
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed for a one night break and found the staff on reception to be so nice and welcoming. Room was perfect for our needs and very quiet. Lovely relaxed breakfast the next day which is served in till 12. Well done

2Thank Erasmus2012

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Kennedy's @ The West Cork Hotel
Kennedy's @ The West Cork Hotel
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, European, Pub
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Taking full advantage of the peaceful River Ilen views, The West Cork Hotel offers the best of both worlds – tranquility and location. Situated in the town centre, with all that Skibbereen & the surrounding area has to offer on our doorstep, the hotel is more than ideal for a complete break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. 34 spacious, uniquely decorated guestrooms satisfy a variety of accommodation requirements, with many offering river views. The Ilen Bar is a place of relaxation, with luxurious leather seating and a delicious bar menu for a swift, casual snack. For those with more time to enjoy a leisurely bite – the Restaurant offers a carvery lunch by day, and full a la carte menu by night, featuring many of the local food producers on our menus.We are the ideal choice for those on business, those looking for an activity based holiday and those of you that just wish to kick back and relax! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The West Cork Hotel

Address: Ilen Street, Skibbereen, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Skibbereen
Price Range: $102 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The West Cork Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Ask for a room at the back of the hotel to cut down on traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles EquiCaroline, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“New rooms on top floor”
  • Bathroom has no bath!
  • Nice room, but small
 of 5 bubbles travl_C, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Newly built and renovated rooms are available now I believe”
 of 5 bubbles meecemc, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“20 new rooms on the 2nd floor”
 of 5 bubbles charlieo952, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our room had the ugliest view I can recall. But if you favor industrial air handling equipment by all means choose room 216.”
  • The view from near room 210
  • The view from Room 216
 of 5 bubbles RickF328, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
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