Set in Clonakilty, at the heart of West Cork, the Fernhill House Hotel & Gardens offers its own bar, restaurant, and free Wi-Fi. The house features its own stunning landscaped gardens, surrounding the property. The spacious bedrooms with attached bathroom include a TV, telephone, hairdryer, and tea and coffee making facilities. Some rooms feature views across the gardens. In the mornings, the Fernhill cooks breakfast to order. The house also provides a buffet table featuring yogurts, fresh fruit, and homemade baked goods from the in-house bakery. The restaurant serves lunch and evening menus, cooked using fresh, local produce. The gardens at the Fernhill House Hotel & Gardens feature a permanent marquee, a rose walk, and a gazebo, which are lit up at night. The property is just 3 miles from the southern coast of Ireland. Cork Airport is a 50-minute drive from the Fernhill and the area offers a variety of shops and restaurants.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Fernhill House Hotel & Gardens has been welcoming guests since Jan 11, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 full bed
2 twin beds
1 full bed
2 twin beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
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  • Laura
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Beautiful! We’ll decorated with a lot of historical and botanical information. Gardens we’re beautiful!
  • William
    Really enjoyed Fernhill and our weekend in Clonakilty
  • Niall
    Barman Michael was awesome top marks for hospitality all the staff were great overall excellent strongly recommend .
  • Sirentm
    gorgeous grounds beautifully appointed rooms and delicious food
  • Marina
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    What a wonderful place! My top rated. I really enjoyed Everything’s there… historical, one of a kind Gem of Ireland. Thank you to the owners of the hotel to keep the price affordable to enjoy the traveling in Ireland.
  • Stephen
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The staff exceptional - genuine and caring, nothing was too much trouble. The location is delightful, set on a south facing slope with magnificent grounds and gardens. Anybody looking for a wedding should look no further.
  • Ciaran
    Beautiful setting with lovely gardens and views. Very comfortable bedrooms and delicious breakfast. The staff are excellent in all areas especially Sinead at reception. Great location on the edge of Clonakilty town.
  • Hanora
    The hotel was amazing...staff excellent, breakfast super...great choice of same ,attractive presentation of food layout. Evening meal very enjoyable. Lovely touch on arrival chocs in room. Looking forward to one of their special offers
  • Mary
    Hone away from home. Beautiful place,very pleasant staff.wonderful breakfast !
  • Annabel
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Beautiful property, big spacious room, great shower. Fan provided was much appreciated. Really nice meal at the restaurant and breakfast was great. Would definitely stay again.

Property questions and answers
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  • Hi, do you provide taxi service into the town centre and back again?

    Good morning Thank you for your message. We have contact details for local taxis here at reception. We will be happy to provide you with a number on..
    Answered on 25 April 2022
  • how many guest rooms in hotel

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your inquiry. We have 27 guest bedrooms. Thank you.
    Answered on 4 November 2020
  • Hello Do you have good parking for two classic Jaguar cars ?

    Good Afternoon, We have ample parking for all guests. Kind Regards Reservations.
    Answered on 17 May 2022
  • Are you dog friendly?

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your query. Unfortunately we do not accommodate for pets in the hotel. Our apologies for any inconvenience caused.
    Answered on 10 April 2022
  • When I looked up your hotel last evening you had an offer for two nights b&b with dinner one night. There is no sign of offer today 25/27 September

    Dear Guest, we no longer have availability on the 25th September unfortunately. We do have availability from the 26th September however for two nights..
    Answered on 28 August 2020
  • do you do dinner and accommodation package

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your inquiry. We are currently serving off our a la carte menu which are all priced individual and can be added to accommod..
    Answered on 28 June 2021
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Hotel area info *

Amenities of Fernhill House Hotel & Gardens
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Room service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in some rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Fax/Photocopying
    • Babysitting/Child services
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Carpeted
    • Family rooms
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    Sustainability initiatives

    This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

    House rules

    Fernhill House Hotel & Gardens takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


    From 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 2 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    0 - 2 years
    Crib upon request

    The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cribs are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Fernhill House Hotel & Gardens accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    FAQs about Fernhill House Hotel & Gardens

    • Guests staying at Fernhill House Hotel & Gardens can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.9).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Full English/Irish
      • Vegetarian
      • Gluten-free

    • The prices at Fernhill House Hotel & Gardens may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Yes, Fernhill House Hotel & Gardens is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Fernhill House Hotel & Gardens offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Golf course (within 2 miles)

    • Check-in at Fernhill House Hotel & Gardens is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

    • Fernhill House Hotel & Gardens is 1 miles from the center of Clonakilty. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at Fernhill House Hotel & Gardens include:

      • Single
      • Double
      • Triple
      • Twin