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Situated on the banks of the River Ilen, the sophisticated West Cork Hotel provides travelers an ideal base for exploring the adorable market town of Skibbereen and the stunning Cork County. The hotel features a fine-dining restaurant serving locally caught seafood and seasonal game as well as a bar that serves drinks and light meals. 

Guestrooms at the West Cork Hotel are elegant, individually decorated, and some rooms boast beautiful river views.

All Guestrooms Feature:

  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours)

Kennedy Restaurant

Recently awarded AA Rosette Kennedy Restaurant, Skibbereen focuses on locally-caught seafood, locally-sourced, seasonal game and the finest of local herbs and organic vegetables to create unforgettable dishes. An extensive breakfast menu is served until 12 noon daily and Carvery Lunch is served daily with a great selection of dishes to choose from. The most popular lunch is the Sunday Carvery which features the Kennedy’s famous dessert buffet. In the evening, the menu at the Kennedy Restaurant offers guests a great choice of courses made from fresh, local produce, and is paired with a newly revamped wine list to create the ultimate dining experience.

Bridge Bar

The Bridge Bar offers relaxed ambiance, old-world leather seating, and a dedicated bar staff offering visitors and locals the perfect place to enjoy a drink, delectable bar food, and good company. Food served 12:30 pm to 9 pm

On the Map: Skibbereen is located in County Cork, in the southwest of Ireland. The town is accessed via the scenic N71 road that connects the cities of Cork (to the northeast) & Kenmare, County Kerry (to the northwest).

This thriving town is the ‘capital’ of West Cork, and centre for all the agricultural, industrial and tourist activities of the region. Its streets are full of life and character and it is an ideal base from which to discover the delights of West Cork. You could easily spend days or weeks exploring West Cork, wandering up and down its lovely quiet roads. Although popular, it is never crowded like Kerry, and there are always delightful places to discover. Around each western headland, the unsuspecting visitor will discover coastlines dominated by scenic harbors and colorful fishing villages such as Glandore, Baltimore and Schull, secluded beaches and dozens of sparsely populated islands such as Sherkin and Cape Clear. These islands, which were once populated with Gaelic speaking colonies, now offer the visitor endless hours of exploring an old-world traditional Ireland.

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