The 5-star Fota Island Hotel boasts an 18-hole championship golf course, a swimming pool and beautifully designed rooms with countryside views and luxury bathrooms. Cork is just 8 miles away. Bedrooms at Fota Island feature flat-screen satellite TVs, free Wi-Fi and an interactive video system. They also include mini-bars, seating areas and bathrooms with walk-in showers and bathrobes. Huge windows allow light to flood into the spacious and stylish Fota Restaurant. It serves fine traditional and international cuisine and has a terrace for open-air dining. Guests can also enjoy afternoon tea or a cocktail in the relaxing Amber Lounge or The Spike Bar. The hotel boasts 18 treatment rooms where guests can enjoy massages, hydrotherapy and thermal suites. Guests can work out in the state-of-the-art gym. Ireland’s large wildlife park, Fota Wildlife Park is a 5-minute walk away. Cork Airport is a 20-minute drive from the hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

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

Free Parking Available On Site

Activities:

Tennis court

Fitness center

Golf course (within 2 miles)


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 queen bed
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Sustainability certification

This property has one or more third-party sustainability certifications.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.6
Facilities
9.3
Cleanliness
9.6
Comfort
9.6
Value for money
8.6
Location
9.4
Free Wifi
9.4
High score for Fota Island
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    Whitney
    United States of America United States of America
    literally everything! delicious food, wonderful pool, comfortable room, the kindest service
  • Axel
    United States of America United States of America
    Perfect place to relax. Was an awesome ending to our Ireland trip.
  • Alma
    Ireland Ireland
    Breakfast was really tasty and so was dinner, the staff everywhere we went were exceptional. Lovely lovely place, stayed there three times already and will be back again

Area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      Irish • International

Resort facilities at Fota Island Hotel and Spa
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular amenities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Spa
  • Fitness center
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Free parking
  • Room service
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
View
  • View
Outdoors
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Activities
  • Entertainment staff
  • Playground
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
  • Tennis court
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services
Cleaning Services
  • Suit press
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Laptop safe
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Indoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
Spa
  • Massage
  • Spa
    Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules
Fota Island Hotel and Spa takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in
From 16:00 to 00:00
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in.
You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
Check-out
From 07:00 to 12:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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
Free

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
Pets are not allowed.
Groups
When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional fees may apply.
Cards accepted at this property
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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

The hotel is wheelchair accessible and provides reserved parking spaces at the front of the hotel.

A valid credit or debit card is required upon arrival in order to check in. Please note that the hotel does not accept prepaid credit cards or cash upon arrival. Pre-authorization will be requested to be debited from your credit card upon check in. This is a pre-authorization only. No funds are captured until check out. Should you wish to pay with debit card, full payment is required upon arrival

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.

Please inform Fota Island Hotel and Spa of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about Fota Island Hotel and Spa

  • Fota Island Hotel and Spa has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Room options at Fota Island Hotel and Spa include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Twin/Double
    • Suite

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

  • Fota Island Hotel and Spa is 1,300 feet from the center of Fota Island. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

  • Check-in at Fota Island Hotel and Spa is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Fota Island Hotel and Spa offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Playground
    • Tennis court
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Swimming pool
    • Entertainment staff