The Garryvoe Hotel, Cork, is situated directly overlooking the Ballycotton Bay. It offers luxurious bedrooms, a fine restaurant offering local seafood and a Health Club with a pool and outdoor hot tub.

Spacious rooms are modern in design and have spectacular ocean or countryside views, some have both. Rooms also include satellite TV and tea/coffee-making facilities. Free WiFi is available throughout.

Each morning the Garryvoe acquires its seafood from the pier at Ballycotton. Guests can also dine in the Lighthouse Bar & Grill and light snacks are offered in the Cave Bar.

The Health Club boasts a 30 yards pool, a unique aqua jogging area and an outdoor hot tub. There is also a sauna and a well-equipped gym.

This beautiful area of Cork has an abundance of activities including championship golf courses, fishing, water sports, quad biking, Ballymaloe Cookery School, The Jameson Experience, Ballycotton Cliff Walk, Kilkenny Design Centre and Fota Wildlife Park.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Garryvoe Hotel has been welcoming guests since 18 Sept 2006.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room type
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
2 single beds
1 single bed
1 double bed
1 single bed
1 double bed
1 sofa bed
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Are vegans catered for the breakfast and dinner?
    We can cater for your dietary requirements
    Answered on 16 October 2020
  • I am trying to book a room to fit 3 adults we want to be in the same room can you help on this matter as it is only showing 2 for the room in Garryv..
    We do have Standard Triple rooms to accommodate 3 adults. It may be that we don't have any of this room type currently available for your dates. Pleas..
    Answered on 16 October 2020
  • How close to the beach is the hotel ?
    We are located on the beach front
    Answered on 16 October 2020
  • Are there tea/coffee making facilities in rooms?
    Yes as standard
    Answered on 5 January 2023
  • What time is check in and check out please
    Check in is 3 p.m. and check out is noon
    Answered on 25 May 2022
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Hotel surroundings *
2 restaurants on site

    Samphire Restaurant

    Open for: Dinner

    Lighthouse Bistro

    Open for: Dinner

Facilities of Garryvoe Hotel
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
Media & Technology
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Luggage storage
    • 24-hour front desk
    • Meeting/banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Air conditioning
    • Heating
    • Carpeted
    • Lift
    • Family rooms
    • Ironing facilities
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Indoor swimming pool
      • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
      • Fitness centre
      • Sauna
      Languages spoken
      • English
      • Polish

      House rules

      Garryvoe Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!


      From 16:00 hours


      Until 11:00 hours


      Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

      Children and beds

      Child policies

      Children of any age are welcome.

      Children aged 17 years and above are considered adults at this property.

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

      Cot and extra bed policies

      Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

      No age restriction

      There is no age requirement for check-in


      Pets are not allowed.


      When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

      Mastercard Visa American Express Garryvoe Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

      The fine print

      FAQs about Garryvoe Hotel

      • The prices at Garryvoe Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

      • Garryvoe Hotel is 2.1 miles from the centre of Ballycotton.

      • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

      • Garryvoe Hotel has 2 restaurants:

        • Lighthouse Bistro
        • Samphire Restaurant

      • Garryvoe Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

        • Fitness centre
        • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
        • Sauna
        • Cycling
        • Hiking
        • Fishing
        • Golf course (within 3 km)
        • Swimming Pool

      • Check-in at Garryvoe Hotel is from 16:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

      • The nearest beach is just 200 yards from Garryvoe Hotel.

      • Room options at Garryvoe Hotel include:

        • Single
        • Double
        • Twin
        • Triple
        • Family

      • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Garryvoe Hotel on this page.

      • Guests staying at Garryvoe Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

        Breakfast option(s) include:

        • Full English/Irish