This charming hotel was built in 1902 and is family owned and run. Located in the centre of town beside the River Ilen where guests can enjoy an outdoor drink while sitting on the historic old West Cork railway bridge. There is a cosy lounge with log fire and furnishings and decor that are a successfully mix the best of old and new. Food is available throughout the day in the Railway Bar and dinner in the evening in Kennedy's Restaurant. Bedrooms vary in size and are comfortably furnished some with riverside views. There is extensive banqueting facilities and ample car parking at the rear of the hotel.
Taking full advantage of the peaceful River Ilen views, The West Cork Hotel offers the best of both worlds – tranquillity and location. Situated in the town centre, with all that Skibbereen has to offer on the doorstep the hotel is more than ideal for a complete break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Riverside views, spacious living space, but above all peace and quiet is the order of the day in each of the 30 guestrooms at The West Cork Hotel. Each uniquely furnished room is equipped with tea and coffee making facilities, cable television and telephone, your stay should be one of complete rest and relaxation.
Long famed for excellent food and service, The West Cork Restaurant has played host to many visitors and indeed loyal local trade since it’s beginnings. Leaning towards traditional, with a hint of international flavour – the menu should appeal to one and all. Serving carvery lunch each day from 12:30, and a full a la carte menu by evening from 6pm to 9pm, reservations are particularly advised at weekends.
Feel welcome and relaxed in our Ilen Bar where you'll not only find friendly service and a pleasant drink, but a wealth of local knowledge. Luxurious leather seating will tempt you to linger longer, basking in the mood of this mood of this sumptuous bar, tended to by the hotels professional and friendly bar tenders. Bar Menu served daily from 10:00 to 21:00.
Pet Friendly Hotel
This Hotel is a pet friendly hotel. If you want to bring your pet, please call us to book!
The West Cork Hotel offers the best of both worlds – tranquillity and location. Situated in the town centre of Skibbereen the hotel is more than ideal for a complete break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. 34 spacious, uniquely decorated guestrooms satisfy a variety of accommodation requirements. The Ilen Bar is a place of relaxation, with luxurious leather seating and a delicious bar menu for a swift, casual snack. For those with more time to enjoy a leisurely bite – the Restaurant offers a carvery lunch by day, and full a la carte menu by night.
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Location: Skibbereen Town Centre, Co. Cork
1 hour from Cork Airport