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Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

1 Thank meecemc
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 :)

1 Thank Charlie O
Asheville, North Carolina
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107 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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... More 

1 Thank Rick F
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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

1 Thank Erasmus2012
San Diego
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just returned from two weeks in Ireland. This was my second three-day stay at the West Cork Hotel in two years. The food is excellent, the staff morale is great. Tim is attentive and caring and it shows. Renovations are continuing and not at all disruptive. I have zero complaints about the two rooms, neither-yet-renovated but completely fine, that... More 

1 Thank Michael-Vickie
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a wonderful 3 days at this lovely hotel. The staff were great ,friendly and helpful . the reception area is very welcoming with a fire glowing . Our room was quiet with beautiful river views. We ate in the hotel bar several times. The food was the best of West Cork fare. Superb fish and a fillet steak... More 

1 Thank Aileen C
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137 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for two nights while visiting Skibbereen and the surrounding area. The hotel is centrally located so very convenient for Skibbereen itself (including the shops, restaurant's, cafes etc) and other areas of interest such as Lough Hyne, Skibbereen Heritage Centre (opposite the hotel) etc. Our designated hotel room was in all honesty very dated, with... More 

1 Thank DazzaPFC
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50 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I have stayed here many times over the years and would recommend this hotel for touring west Cork, do ask for a superior room, it is well worth it, with a lovely, very comfortable bedroom and a modern wash room. The hotel is located only a couple of minutes walk from the town centre, and the staff friendly and helpful,... More 

2 Thank BrownDawn
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24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This is a hotel with all the basics in order. Good service, friendly staff, comfortable beds and sitting areas, great pressure shower. The breakfast is excellent, quality bacon and black pudding, hot toast, and good coffee A strong recommendation from me 👍

1 Thank Sheridan101
Glenside, Pennsylvania, United States
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We stayed for 2 nights in 4 rooms and enjoyed the entire experience. The girls at the reception were cordial and lively with smiles and charm. They were efficient and had us all ready without any delay. The building is old but has been upgraded and the lobby is bustling and comfortable. The rooms were clean, neat and well appointed.... More 

3 Thank JosephSmith103

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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, European, Pub
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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: RM313 - RM650 (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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“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.”
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  • The view from Room 216
 of 5 bubbles RickF328, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I'd recommend the view over the river, though at touristy times (summer) there can be a bit of traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Michael-Vickie, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room of the Ilen River. Most rooms have river views”
 of 5 bubbles 945aileenc, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
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