Featuring garden views, Melrose B&B provides accommodation with a garden and a patio, around 5.4 km from Lisellen Estates. This property offers access to a terrace, darts, free private parking and free WiFi. The property features barbecue facilities and outdoor furniture. The bed and breakfast is equipped with a satellite flat-screen TV. A private entrance leads guests into the bed and breakfast, where they can enjoy some fruits. The bed and breakfast offers bed linen, towels and housekeeping service. Continental and Full English/Irish breakfast options with warm dishes, pancakes and fruits are available daily at the bed and breakfast. Guests at Melrose B&B will be able to enjoy activities in and around Clonakilty, like cycling, fishing and hiking. Outdoor play equipment is also available for guests at the accommodation. The nearest airport is Cork Airport, 48 km from Melrose B&B.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Free private parking available on-site


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Guest reviews


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  • Mcconville
    Ireland Ireland
    Lovely quiet location with easy access to the room after hours. Safe parking at the rear of the property.
  • Jimmy
    Ireland Ireland
    Stayed before..great location for the town..staff very friendly and helpful..breakfast topclass..
  • Rachel
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Homely, friendly, lovely people. Comfortable and cosy. Good breakfast.
Quality rating
Booking.com rated the quality of this property as 3 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.

Hosted by Noel O'Brien

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Noel O'Brien
Melrose B&B provides high quality Bed and Breakfast accommodation in Clonakilty. Situated just minutes walk from the charming West Cork town of Clonakilty, Melrose B&B is located in quiet surroundings whilst being very convenient to the town. Melrose has private parking, gardens and patio to front and rear. Guests are welcome to use our spacious gardens with BBQ, seats and tables and also a permanent gazebo with seats and table. We have double, twin and family rooms which are all en-suite. Each twin room has a double and single bed and if required room for a folding bed. The larger family room has a double and two single beds and second bathroom. All rooms have all your necessary requirements of free wi-fi, tea and coffee facilities, Sat TV, hairdryer and fresh spring drinking water. An extensive breakfast menu is offered with locally sourced produce, home baking and fresh spring water from our own well. We also cater for vegetarians and guest with special dietary requirements. The B&B is Failte Ireland approved. We provide full information packs on the local area to our guests and are more than happy to give recommendations and advice on facilities and day trips.
Noel set up the family run B&B almost 30 years ago. Noel loves to meet new people and make sure everyone feels at home and has a great stay. He has very experienced staff (Siobhan, Bridget and Caroline) to give you a warm welcome, take care of your requirements and give you personal attention. You may like to check our website - www,melrosewestcork.ie We look forward to meeting many of you during the coming year.
Clonakilty is known as the beach centre of West Cork and has once again been voted the tidiest small town in Cork. It is also home to magnificent scenery and has numerous attractions for visitors including the West Cork Model Railway Village and road-train, Clonakilty Museum, The Michael Collins Centre, Stone Circles & many other historical sites. There is a choice of plenty beautiful Coves & Beaches including the well-known Inchydoney Beach. Clonakilty is a great location for active stays with as many as six golf courses from 10 minutes to 35 minutes drive away including the famous Old Head of Kinsale course, Pitch & Putt Surfing, Swimming, Horse-riding, Walking, Fishing, Bird watching, Cinema, and children’s playground all within minutes from Melrose B&B. Clonakilty is the winner of many Tidy Towns and Entente Florale awards and is also noted for its restaurants and local pubs with live music. Clonakilty was named as best town in Europe in 2017 and tidiest small town in Ireland in 2017 and has been winning gold in this category for the past 16 year. West Cork was named as top foodie destination in Ireland, Inchydoney the best beach in Ireland for the 6th year in a row.
Language spoken: English

Property surroundings

Facilities of Melrose B&B
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Additional toilet
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun terrace
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Children's high chair
  • Dining table
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Fold-up bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bingo
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
  • Beach
  • Water park
  • Mini golf
    Additional charge
  • Horse riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Darts
  • Windsurfing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Basic free WiFi 9 Mbps. Suitable for streaming content and making video calls. Speed test carried out by the host.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Safety deposit box
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Water slide
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Melrose B&B takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 to 18:00


Until 11:00



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.

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

0 - 1 year
Cot upon request
2 years
Cot upon request
Extra bed upon request
€ 15 per child, per night
3 - 5 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 15 per child, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Payments by Booking.com

Booking.com takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please note guests checking in after their check-in time should advise the property prior to arrival.

Please inform Melrose B&B in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about Melrose B&B

  • Melrose B&B is 1 miles from the centre of Clonakilty. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Melrose B&B can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free

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

  • Melrose B&B offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Tennis court
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Mini golf
    • Darts
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Water park
    • Horse riding
    • Walking tours
    • Bingo
    • Bike tours
    • Beach

  • Yes, Melrose B&B is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Room options at Melrose B&B include:

    • Twin/Double

  • Check-in at Melrose B&B is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.