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O'Donovan's Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
Pearse Street, Clonakilty, Ireland
O'Donovan's Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a family meal here with my wife and kids and while the food was ok I found the whole experience was not what I would expect from a long established Buisness in a busy tourist town We ordered a child's meal & requested a small portion of veg to go with the meal and we were charged way above... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

l stayed in this smashing hotel late April/May, and as l often mention, l am the fussiest hotel stayer ever. So, to read this dullard (radio093) , review O'Donovan's completely and utterly incorrectly, makes my point underlined once more...Tripadvisor allow the absolute wrong person to jump on an imaginary pedestal...and criticise in a wholly inaccurate and unfounded way any hotel... More 

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co. laois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is central, reasonable, good breakfast, Nice lunch, Bus into clonakilty, public transport to everywhere, We took the chu chu to inchadoney to the beach, really enjoyed that trip. We went to birthplace of Michael Collins Glandore where we had amazing dinner, fresh fish,

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I have stayed here many times over the last few years, and we keep going back. We love the food, the people and our lovely room, we seem to get the same room every year without asking (room 228). While has a small balcony and is a good size. I love their chicken curry and is the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Note to self, next time check TripAdvisor before you visit a hotel and not after! The reviews here are 100% accurate... This place is a shambles. Rude, arrogant and greedy owner, and the worst attempt at running a business I have witnessed in years!

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DenaOD, Owner at O'Donovan's Hotel, responded to this review

Ah there you are... I was waiting for this "bad" review to come through, seeing as you threatned it and shouted at us as my security personnel tried to calm you down !!!! I suggest next time you visit our night club you pay at the door like everybody and bnot sneak in behind the back of the ticket man.... More 

Bedworth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A charming, historical and welcoming hotel, with a relaxing atmosphere. We enjoyed being entertained, with traditional Irish live music. We found the staff very friendly, especially barman Craig who went out of his way to assist. We had a lovely evening and look forward to going again on future trips to Ireland.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

O'Donovan's Hotel is an institution in Clonakilty and West Cork - it's history goes back centuries.... My visit is to use the internet service that's available herein for a small fee. But i've dined in the restraunt previously - the food is brilliant and competively priced. The staff are most friendly and helpful whatever the problem may be - it's... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I've stayed here a couple of times, around the time of the band championships and each time I found it average. Rooms are very small and even in summer can be cold and damp. Breakfasts are a bit of a sad affair; slapped up and nothing fresh. This hotel has an ideal location in the centre of the village and... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

O' Donovan's Hotel is situated on Pearse Street in Clonakilty, Co. Cork. Staff are friendly and helpful, rooms are clean, and rates are very good (about €45 per night including breakfast) Food here is well-priced with hearty portion sizes too. Recommended.

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Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We had a great stay here - lovely, clean, cozy and warm, tastefully decorated room - very spacious - friendly as all get out at the desk. Though we usually stay at small B &B's, this place was priced reasonably at 45 pp. Owned and operated by the O'Donovan family .The hotel is full of charming character - lovely antiques... More 

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