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The Bosun

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33 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Can't fault the food it was very good great choice lovely staff but the restaurant was cold as it was a quite night very old fashioned too needs a facelift and new bright colors to make it attractive to the eye

Thank Maybe_girl3
cork ireland
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95 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here recently and was impressed with the food and the settings. The food was reasonably priced. The only drawback was a staff member who made it clear how he felt if you dared to upset his routine. Would definitely recommend this place

Thank gerrysparrow
Frontignan, France
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66 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We spent 4 fabulous nights here and everything was just perfect. The room was very comfortable with everything you need and a great view. As for the breakfasts this has to be the just the best anywhere. The bar is lovely warm and welcoming and the menu is very varied and we had some super meals there. Add to this... More 

Thank tbfrance
Cork, Ireland
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The town of Monkstown is about a half hour's drive from Cork city and it's there you will find the Bosun bar and restaurant overlooking Cork harbour. We went there recently for lunch and our party of seven was not disappointed with our choice of venue. We ate in the bar and were treated to beautiful fare. The service was... More 

Thank michaelcu
United Kingdom
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49 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We recently stayed three nights at The Bosun and were delighted to find we were on the top floor with, I suspect, a larger than average room (a double and a single bed),a bowl of welcome strawberries,a chocolate on each pillow and great biscuits on the coffee tray! The establishment was comfortable, clean, everyone was very welcoming, the service was... More 

Thank GeorgieLouise
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Had lunch here recently and was very disappointed. I has a medley of fish which came with potatoe veg and chips. The fish was over cooked and when I complained the waiter "whipped" the plate away not asking if there was anything else I would prefer. Less than 3 mins later a fillet of cod on arrived on a plate... More 

Thank annamcronin
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

A large group of our friends travelled from England for our wedding which we had in Monkstown church and Kinsale after. Many of our friends and family stayed in the Bosun for a couple of nights before the wedding. The rooms were lovely with fresh fruit , snacks ad tea and coffee facilities. Everyone commented on how friendly the staff... More 

Thank Andy M
Cork, Ireland
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Our experience in the restaurant got off to to a rocky start when I asked for a plate of mashed potatoes and vegetables (as there isn't too much on offer for a vegetarian) and was told 'we don't do just sides' and I was to pick something from the menu, then a minute later I was offered a vegetarian plate... More 

Thank CCClaire123
Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

the accommodation rooms are very good, especially if you are overlooking the river estuary, the service is personal & friendly, old style, fresh fish on the dinner menu and a good pint, free parking opposite

Thank Peter K
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38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Nice friendly staff with lovely views over the harbour. Great place to get fish. I would of expected more of a selection on the menu. The food itself is nice but nothing special. The dining area could do with been updated.

Thank Ollie0S

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Bosun

Address: Monkstown | Co. Cork, Monkstown, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Monkstown
Price Range: $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“ask Don for a river view”
 of 5 bubbles H2131JNpeterk, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles carolinemO8530IB, 11 May 2016 | Read review
“As for a room with a water view (front facing)”
 of 5 bubbles juless210, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“Best views are at the front of the hotel overlooking the Port.”
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  • View of Port from Bedroom
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  • Hot & powerful shower
  • Small but well appointed showerroom
  • TV and dresser
  • Well appointed bedroom, spotlessley clean
 of 5 bubbles SteveJClarke, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
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