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Butter Market House Bed and Breakfast

Certificate of Excellence
16 Dominick Street, Cork, Ireland
Butter Market House Bed and Breakfast
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My sister and I recently stayed at the Butter Market House for two nights during a trip to Cork. What a treat it was to have Martin and Margaret as our hosts. They are personable, friendly, humble and very knowledgeable of the area and the history of Ireland. We were treated to delicious food, comfortable accommodations and some wonderful stories... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My adult daughter and I stayed here for 4 days in June. The hosts, Margaret and Martin, are friendly and helpful without being intrusive, and Martin makes great breakfasts! Martin knows a lot about Cork and its history, which was helpful for us. He is also an avid golfer, for those looking for information on pursuing that pastime locally. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Butter Market House for a couple of nights during a short break in Cork in late March. The accommodation was homely, warm, clean and comfortable. Martin, the owner, made us feel very welcome, and looked after our every need. He parked our car in his secure parking area, gave us the choice of rooms, and made very... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My family stayed at the Butter Market House for several nights and we had a wonderful experience! Martin was just a wonderful, welcoming host, willing to take the extra steps to ensure that we knew where we were going and had what we needed. The breakfast was good and the entire space was clean. We stayed as a family with... More 

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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The Butter Market House B&B is a really warm place to stay. Owners Martin and Margaret Purcell gave us the feeling we were home from the moment we came in until the minute we left after a five nights trip in and around Cork. Martin is like a fountain of cultural and historical knowledge, which he shares gladly with his... More 

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The perfect place if you're a first time visitor to Cork. Basic but spotlessly clean, warm, comfortable rooms, delicious breakfasts and a lovely welcome from hosts Martin and Margaret. On the practical side, this B&B is within easy walking distance from the city centre, but is lovely and quiet at night. There are plenty of places to choose from for... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My family stayed at the Butter Market House in the fall and really enjoyed our stay. The location was convenient to most of Cork as well as quiet and quaint. Martin was helpful and so very kind; he made my family and I feel right at home. I cannot wait to stay again if I ever have the chance. Thank... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Absolutely delightful stay at Cork's Butter Market House. Thank you, Martin and Margaret for your hospitality, tasty breakfasts and insightful chats! Would definitely stay there when I'm visiting next time.

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Rennes, Bretagne, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

In the traditional very quiet Shandon street, at 5 min walking from the City Centre, a street near the Shandon church, a restaurant and a salon de thé. Martin and Margaret Purcell welcome the traveller just like it was from the family and take time to give advice and chat about the day. The traditional Irish breakfast is delicious. Rooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Martin and wife have been excellent guests, but even more than guests. I felt at home, and nowadays is difficult to feel like this if you're not at home. Pleasant stay, nice conversations with Martin and wife, felt welcome all the time and being treated like a family member. I did not have this hospitality not even is some 4... More 

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