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Overlooking the Ilen River and close to the center of Skibbereen, the West Cork Hotel has a restaurant and a bar. Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and free on site parking are available.

Established in 1902, the hotel combines vintage features with modern facilities. Each room has cable TV and many have river views.

The Kennedy Restaurant serves a lunchtime carvery as well as dinner. The Ilen Bar provides snacks and meals and can also arrange packed lunches.

The West Cork Hotel is just 500 feet from route N71 and has a private parking lot.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

West Cork Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 20, 2008

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Breakfast Info

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

Free private parking available at the hotel


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  • 1 full bed and
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About West Cork Hotel

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  • what is the difference between the double and superior double rooms?

    Our superior rooms are located in our newly built floor of our hotel. They comprise of a King size bed and en suite. Our classic rooms comprise of a double bed and en suite in the original part of the hotel.


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    Asked about: Superior Double Room • Answered on February 19, 2020
  • Is there a discount for people over 55. I was looking at October 5/6/7.

    There is a 10% discount available to guests over 50 booked directly with the hotel.


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    Answered on August 24, 2020
  • is there live music on weekends

    At the moment, we do not hold any live music due to COVID-19. We hope to bring it back once it is safe to do so.


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    Answered on October 14, 2021
  • We jave a 4 yr old son.could we stay in a double room with him or a superior double room? Thank you Donal Begley

    Hi Donal, Thank you for your query. One of our larger double & single standard rooms or a Superior Twin would be most suited to accommodate your son. Please contact the hotel directly to arrange this.


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    Answered on March 2, 2021
  • There is a wedding there on the 27th of Nov can u use voucher and is there a lift and shower for an invalid person bad on walk please

    Hello, This wedding is actually for the 23rd October. Yes to can use your voucher for overnight stays and we can provide you with a room near the lift and a shower if you so wish. Please let me know if you have any further questions and I would be glad to answer them. Regards Marie Hourihane, Receptionist West Cork Hotel


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    Answered on January 12, 2020
  • Could n have a river view never stayed here looks lovely

    I will put it as a request for you. Kind Regards Orla


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    Asked about: Double Room • Answered on January 16, 2022
  • Hi I was wondering if guide dogs are allowed?

    Yes - Guide Dogs & Assistance dogs are allowed in the hotel.


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    Asked about: Superior Double Room • Answered on July 2, 2021
  • is there music in the Bar at weekends

    Good morning It depends on how busy we are with residents, as at the moment the bar is for residents only after 8pm. For the moment we are quiet enough so probably not for the next month or 2 Regards Eugene Reservations


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    Answered on January 10, 2022
  • can my dog stay in my room

    Unfortunately only guide or service dogs are allowed in the bedrooms. We do have kennel facilities if you would like to give us a call


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    Answered on August 7, 2020
  • is there a lift to upper floors

    Yes we have a lift to our 1st and 2nd floor, there is 1 flight of stairs up to our 3rd floor.


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    Answered on October 25, 2021
  • Can I book a family room for 2 adults and 2 children aged 13 & 16 years.?

    Good Afternoon, You certainly can book a family room for 2 adults & 2 children. If there is a family room available for the dates selected it will comprise of a double & 2 singles beds which is more than suitable for your family.


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    Asked about: Family Room • Answered on May 4, 2021
  • How far is the hotel from Glengariff and Kilcrohane? Thanks

    Our hotel is approximately 40 minutes for both of these locations


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    Asked about: Double Room • Answered on February 19, 2020
  • Hi is there a bathtub ?

    Yes - most room offer a bath & shower There are some rooms shower only but if you put a request on your reservation for a bath we will ensure that you are looked after


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    Answered on February 18, 2020
  • hi this had too be a misprint 1.816euro for two nights 29th July ...please tell me it is ,regards

    Unfortunately the hotel is fully booked for the 29th & 30th of July & therefore not showing any availability or prices for theses dates.


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    Answered on July 14, 2021
  • Hi I’m just checking if ur price includes breakfast please? Regards Monica Quinn

    There are two bookings options - the first is a room only rate that does not include breakfast & the second is a Bed & Breakfast rate that does include breakfast & is the better value option.


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    Answered on February 4, 2021
  • Do you have an conjoining bedroom

    Yes we have two rooms that are conjoined with their own hallway (Only one set). These rooms can be requested via reception.


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    Asked about: Double Room • Answered on February 25, 2020
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • St Patrick's Cathedral, Skibbereen
    0.3 miles
  • Skibbereen Golf Club
    0.3 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Trag Beach
    3.3 miles
  • Tralispeen Bay Beach
    3.6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Cork Airport
    39.1 miles
  • Kerry Airport
    45.1 miles
How to get to West Cork Hotel from Cork Airport
    Public transportation
    Free parking is available.
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Kennedys Restaurant at The West Cork Hotel

    Food: Irish

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of West Cork Hotel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Terrace
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Canoeing Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules
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Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travelers on dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be canceled on arrival.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

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

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

FAQs about West Cork Hotel

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

  • Room options at West Cork Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Single
    • Twin
    • Family

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at West Cork Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

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

    • Cycling
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Bike tours
    • Walking tours
    • Live music/Performance
    • Horseback riding
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • West Cork Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Kennedys Restaurant at The West Cork Hotel

  • Check-in at West Cork Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Guests staying at West Cork Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to West Cork Hotel by:

    • Bus 1h 40min

  • West Cork Hotel is 1,000 feet from the center of Skibbereen.

  • Yes, West Cork Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.