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The Montenotte Hotel

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Travellers' Choice 2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
One of Cork city's most popular hotels, The Montenotte Hotel commands a superb elevated location overlooking the city centre. Close to central business districts, shopping and theatres the hotel is ideal for business and leisure visitors to the city. This exquisitely decorated and unique hotel also has a new state of the art Leisure Club with 20m pool, fully equipped gym, jacuzzi, sauna and steamroom. The iconic Montenotte Hotel also offers guests a complimentary nightly movie in the hotels in-house cinema 'The Cameo', complimentary car-parking and wifi. Relax on the hotels Panorama Terrace which overlooks the hotels spectacular Sunken Victorian Garden and the stunning views of Cork City. In Spring 2018, the award winning and unique Montenotte Hotel opened Bellevue Spa, a collection of exquisitely decorated treatment rooms, nail bar and hair salon each created with the customer in mind.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room service
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
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60Somewhat walkable
Grade: 60 out of 100
15Restaurantswithin 1 km
7Attractionswithin 1 km
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Great hotel situated out of city centre, but offers great views over the city with brilliant terrace for evening drinks. Great rooms well fitted. Friendly helpful staff in all areas good selection of beers and wines, food was excellent, would definitely return and recommend
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We stayed in the hotel for St. Patricks Weekend (four girls from Dublin). The staff couldn't do enough for us. Very friendly staff, good humour and so helpful. David on reception was absolutely excellent. I will definitely come back to stay in The Montenotte hotel especially
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Response from MontenotteHotel, Head Receptionist at The Montenotte Hotel
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Dear lovestotravel789456, Wow, it was such a pleasure to read your wonderful review, and thank you so much for taking the time to recommend us I am thrilled to see that you enjoyed your stay with us for St Patrick's Weekend for your girl's weekend away, and that you were so well looked after by the team here. I will certainly be sure to pass on such wonderful feedback to the team, and in particular to David on Reception, who is such an asset to the team here, I know he will be absolutely delighted with your feedback. We would be delighted to welcome you back to the hotel, and if we can be of any assistance in booking that, please do not hesitate to contact us. Warmest Regards Vourneen O'Shea Head Receptionist
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A very modern hotel, a short distance from city centre. Hotel is on a hill, not suitable for all walkers. There is an on-site free car park which is really handy. The rooms were clean - to a very high standard. Very comfortable and modern. There is also a “handy”
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Vicky at reservations was nice to deal with, she is credit to the hotel 100proc. When i am in Cork again, will stay in The Montenotte Hotel. All staff prosessional, rooms are excelent. Loved dinner and ive piano
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Response from MontenotteHotel, Head Receptionist at The Montenotte Hotel
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Dear Zygimantas M, Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review of The Montenotte Hotel. We are so delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us. I will be sure to pass on your lovely feedback to the team here, in particular to Vicky in Reservations, I know she will be delighted. She is such a credit to the hotel, and we are so very lucky to have her as part of our wonderful team here. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Cork Zygimantas M. Warmest Regards Vourneen O'Shea Head Receptionist
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I stayed at The Montenotte recently and absolutely loved it. I hadn't been there since the refurb so was really looking forward to the experience. The reservation process was very smooth when I rang to book and Vicky was very efficient and helpful. Upon arrival the staff
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Response from MontenotteHotel, Head Receptionist at The Montenotte Hotel
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Dear oriordanm, Thank you for taking the time to write your 5 star review of The Montenotte Hotel on TripAdvisor, it was such a pleasure to read. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, and thank you for your recommendation, we greatly appreciate it! The view from Panorama is indeed incredible, and we are so truly blessed with our location, so we are thrilled that you got to experience the views while enjoying a cocktail in the cosy surroundings. We endeavour to always go above and beyond, so we are glad the little touches made all the difference to your stay! I will be sure to pass on your feedback to the team, in particular to Vicky & Eoghan. I know they will be delighted with the recognition for their hard work. We very much look forward to welcoming you back to the Montenotte Hotel again in the near future oriordanm. Warmest Regards Vourneen O'Shea Head Receptionist
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Meeting room
If you open your window at night you may prefer an upper room for safety, not that security seems to be a concern.
A very comfortable bed
Hi can we bring a small dog?
I do not think so. I have never seen an animal in the public areas and when I stay to be hinest because of allergies I always ask if a room is both pet and smoke free.Sorry
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I have no idea, i only stay mid-week
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I don't know the price either
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Dear Darragh H, Many thanks for your message. I am sorry that you were dissapointed with your visit to Panorama Bistro due to you not getting a table by the window. Anyone is welcome to sit at any available seat in our Bistro except when these seats are reserved in advance by other guests. The Bistro also acts as the hotels Restaurant and Bar and with seats for 100 guests it can be a very busy space. We take bookings in advance and always advise our guests to pre-book in order to get the table of their preference. Our Bistro offers great views from all parts of the room and we also have a wonderful outdoor heated terrace which can be availed of without any prior reservation, however this again is a very popular space and can fill up very quickly especially during nice weather. If you are planning a return visit to our Panorama Bistro please do get in touch and I will reserve you the table of your choice and personally ensure you have an enjoyable experience with us. We are looking forward to welcoming you back to Panorama in the near future. Kind regards, Brian. Brian Bowler General Manager
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Hi Stephen, Thank you for your query. Due to the popularity of Panorama Bistro & Terrace we recommend guests to make a dinner reservation in advance of their arrival to avoid disappointment. Should you wish to make a booking, please feel free to call us on 0214530050. We look forward to welcoming you to the Montenotte Hotel. Kind regards, Helena O'Brien Sales & Marketing Manager
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"Rooms above the restaurant have the best view"
"Try for Executive Rooms, standard rooms are fine though."
"Room with a view of city if possible"
"As for a room that faces the city, great view day and night"
"ask for one near the front"
US$135 - US$392 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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