O'Donovan's Hotel is a 250-year-old Family Run Hotel set in Clonakilty Town Center. All rooms come with a TV and free WiFi. You will find a kettle in the room. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hair dryer. Food available from 07:30 all day. You can select from our Hotel Lounge Bar, Restaurant, Molly's Café and Wine Bar and The Alley Garden Bistro Bar/Beer Garden. The hotel has a designated traditional bar called An Teach Beag where in season, we provide live trad sessions. On occasion, the hotel also provides music in the Lounge Bar, Molly's Café and Wine Bar and in the Alley Garden Bistro Bar and Beer Garden. Cork Airport is a 50-minute drive away, while Inchydoney and nearby beaches are around 3.1 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

FREE parking!


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Room Type
Number of guests
1 full bed
2 full beds
3 queen beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Claire
    Ireland Ireland
    Lovely clean hotel. Lovely features. Highly recommend Molly's cafe for wine and tapas.
  • Bower
    United States of America United States of America
    Great access to music and meals on site, Staff go out of their way to ensure guests' needs are met. Great breakfast, lunch and dinner options- huge breakfast, sea food chowder and Guinness and beef stew are favorites. Rooms are lovely and good size.
  • Mac
    Ireland Ireland
    Lovely old hotel, large comfortable rooms with A/C, very helpful staff, regular live music sessions.

Hotel area info

2 Restaurants On Site

  • O'Donovan's Restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
  • Alley Garden Bistro Bar
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern

Amenities of O'Donovan's Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 2 restaurants
  • Room service
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Dryer
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • ATM on site
  • Wake-up service
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Packed lunches
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

O'Donovan's Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 11:30 PM


From 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM



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 13 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


Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash O'Donovan's Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Different policies and supplements may apply for any booking of 5 rooms or more.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about O'Donovan's Hotel

  • Yes, O'Donovan's Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • O'Donovan's Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Live music/Performance
    • Bicycle rental
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • O'Donovan's Hotel has 2 restaurants:

    • O'Donovan's Restaurant
    • Alley Garden Bistro Bar

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

  • Check-in at O'Donovan's Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Room options at O'Donovan's Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Family

  • O'Donovan's Hotel is 800 feet from the center of Clonakilty. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.