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Garnish House

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Western Road, Cork, Ireland (Mardyke)
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Ranked #6 of 63 Cork B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Waterford, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My mam and myself stayed in Garnish House on the 23rd of August and we couldn't fault it not one bit we were greeted by the lovely Catherine who couldn't have been more helpful and after we had got ready in the beautiful twin room which was pristine we enjoyed a fabulous afternoon tea which is a lovely treat and... More

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San Diego, California
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and one year old daughter had been traveling around Ireland for two weeks before landing at the Garnish house for a single night's stay. The reception was very hospitable, as we were greeted with a delicious spread of food and tea. Our reservation was not properly conveyed to the staff, but they dropped everything and made sure we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

beautiful warm welcome, lovely afternoon tea, and the best breakfast in Ireland and take away scones on checkout, would stay again and recommend. everything you need and more for a City centre Guesthouse.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We chose an apartment for our stay and were given one on the ground floor, unfortunately being next to the front door meant that we were disturbed day and night by others slamming the front door. The accommodation was adequate and a 15 min walk to the centre. There is a nice park behind and the university grounds in front.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were asked to ring when we were near Garnish House, on arrival we found out why, there was a lovely 'afternoon tea' no matter how short your journey is to get here this treat is most welcome. Parking in front of house. Close enough to city centre to walk Our room was in the second house, Lovely bedroom at... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival we were greeted with a very warm welcome, tea and scones/cakes on arrival. We booked a family room and single room for our stay. En suite facilities, TV and tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer and iron in room. 10 min walk to centre, lots of parking available. Huge breakfast, lots of choice. Would recommend 10/10.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a conventional or traditional B and B, as the presence of the jacuzzi in the bathroom attests. About 15-20 minutes walk away from the centre. No parking if you arrive late. Room #5 was large enough to accommodate a sofa. It is situated at the back of the house away from the road. Breakfast excellent. Guests are welcomed with... More

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GarnishHouse, Owner at Garnish House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of Garnish House with your fellow travelers, and for choosing us in the first place during your recent visit to Cork. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed one of our 'luxury' class rooms, which offer a comfortable seating area and Jacuzzi bath in addition to the standard amenities... More

Cork, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

it is a family run hotel, i have stayed there many times and have always got the same service. Afternoon tea when you arrive, and you may get a little snug to yourself when having it! The breakfast is second to none, an absolutely massive one, and you are sure to come away stuffed from it! and you must have... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly welcome. The room we had was on the side street and a bit noisy. We could hear the traffic and people in the other rooms. The bed for 2 was a bit small. But the rest was great. Nice to be able to walk in town quickly.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good option in Cork. Cork was not our favorite town, and we would do things a bit differently if given the opportunity. However, the Garnish House provided all the necessities at a reasonable price. We can't hold our misconceptions about Cork against the Garnish House. We stayed on the top floor in the front (facing the road)... More

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Address: Western Road, Cork, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Mardyke
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Hotel Class:3 star — Garnish House 3*
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Enjoy welcoming afternoon tea and a famously gourmet breakfast in Cork City center's premier guesthouse accommodation...GARNISH HOUSE is an AA & RAC rated 4-star luxury guesthouse offering superb B&B accommodation in the heart of Cork city centre. Located on the Western Road, Garnish House's neighbors include the picturesque campus of University College Cork, the tranquil riverside walks of Fitzgerald's Park and the historic Cork Gaol -- with a city's worth of exciting dining, entertaining and shopping options only ten minutes' walk away.The ideal base for exploring Cork City's historic attractions such as the English Market, St. Finbarre's Cathedral and the Shandon area, Garnish also provides easy access to Blarney Castle, fishing and foodie heaven Kinsale and Cobh (pronounced 'cove'), home to the Titanic Experience and famously the last stop of the doomed liner. Guests of Garnish enjoy amenities such as 24-hour reception, ample parking, a wide variety of room types (including self-catering apartments and a 7-bedroom townhouse), complimentary WiFi & the very best of Irish B&B hospitality, starting with complimentary afternoon tea on arrival. ... more   less 
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