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4.0 out of 5

"Lovely homely hotel with efficient friendly staff. Rooms clean & bright. " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 18 Jun 2019

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Standard Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£51* Per night/room 14 Dec - 15 Dec

Superior Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Quadruple Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Single Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Hotel Description

The West Cork Hotel's great location gets high marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Skibbereen Heritage Centre. Free WiFi in public areas, free self-parking and a restaurant are available. Built in 1902, this 3-star hotel has 49 rooms over 3 floors. All rooms offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs.

  • All rooms offer flat-screen TVs, room service (during limited hours) and coffee/tea makers
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Drinking and dining options include a restaurant, a coffee shop and a bar/lounge
  • English breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Services include babysitting, dry cleaning/laundry and tour or ticket assistance
  • Guests have good things to say about the accommodation for the overall comfort and nice bathrooms
  • Steps from Skibbereen Heritage Centre and 8 minutes on foot from Liss Ard Gardens
  • Dogs welcome for a fee
  • Pet-friendly amenities are available, including food and water bowls

The West Cork Hotel ratings based on 4 Verified Reviews

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Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The West Cork Hotel

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3 out of 5

Posted by on 22 Jul 2019

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5 out of 5
Lovely homely hotel with efficient friendly staff. Rooms clean & bright.

Posted by , from Wicklow on 18 Jun 2019

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3 out of 5

one night stay

Pros: lovely food
Cons: Their standard rooms are of a very low standard.
Had to be moved from original room as heating in room wasn't working ( original room was of a very low standard )we were given a superior room. Receptionist very helpful.

Posted by , from Tipperary Ireland on 10 Mar 2017

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5 out of 5
great hotel in Skibbereen! lovely breakfast, roomy rooms, great staff - anytime again

Posted by on 30 Dec 2019

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About the The West Cork Hotel

Location Ilen Street, Skibbereen, Cork

Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from 21 October 2020 to 1 December 2020 (dates subject to change).

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. A library, a terrace, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly The West Cork Hotel. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Skibbereen hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 49 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Built in 1902
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Cork (ORK) (80 km / 49.7 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The West Cork Hotel offers 49 forms of accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. This Skibbereen hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a English breakfast daily from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Kennedy Restaurant – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Golfing nearby

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: EUR 10 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Food and water bowls are available

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; reservations are required for some on-site facilities. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Individually wrapped food options are available through room service.

  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities on site
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Online Penalty Collection
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between EUR 15 and EUR 15 for adults, and EUR 10 and EUR 10 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: EUR 10 per pet, per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel West Cork
  • West Cork Hotel
  • West Cork Hotel Skibbereen
  • West Cork Skibbereen
  • Hotel West Cork
  • The West Cork Hotel Hotel
  • The West Cork Hotel Skibbereen
  • The West Cork Hotel Hotel Skibbereen

National Rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland) assigns an official star rating for accommodation in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 3 stars.

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