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Liss Ard Estate

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Castletownsend Rd, Skibbereen, Ireland
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Liss Ard Estate

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Ranked #3 of 12 Skibbereen B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014
Bob G Dublin, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We stayed here around this time last year for a late Valentines weekend. What sticks in my mind is the warm welcome we received and how we were encouraged to feel at home. The food in the restaurant is fantastic - a huge choice of fresh food for breakfast (fresh breads, fruit, cold meats, cheese, fish .. i could go... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We returned to Liss Ard for a couple of nights between Christmas and New Year to recharge the batteries. As soon as we arrived I knew we had made the right decision to return. Liss Ard has definitely grown in poularity over the past year and yet what makes Liss Ard so unique remains unchanged. A wonderfully warm welcome, a... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

we were in Liss Ard for a wedding. Great place, wonderful food and service. Lots to do in the Estate and near by area. Excellent management, very helpful and worm. We had four great rooms. Perfect for everybody.

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

As one of only two couples at the estate we were upgraded into a suite and given the royal treatment. The sitting rooms are stylish and individual. Very cozy, with roaring fires. Our room was amazing. The bed was fantastic and the bathroom was the size of a NYC apartment. Even though the weather limited our exploration of the expansive... More

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Cumbria
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18 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

A fantastic country house where you can use all the wonderful sitting rooms and lounges. A wide range of different bedrooms to chose from, ours stylish with a lovely comfortable bed. The estate is great to view on the freely supplied bikes, and if you want to canoe on the lovely lake these are available too. The restaurant was very... More

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Don't go there on a Sunday in May. We toured Ireland, booking accommodation and dinners through an agency. We spent two nights at Liss Ard, mid May, in two rooms of the splendid Country House. The water failed at 6.15 pm just as we were going through the shower. The only information in the room was a 'welcome' letter which... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We often travel to west cork during the summer from Dublin, as we love the local food culture and beautiful scenery, and have experienced my fair share of fine dinning and good service, we stumbled upon lissard, en route to a little beach called Tragumna and decided to stop off on the way back. From the moment we entered we... More

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Iwade, Kent
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8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We moved to Dublin from London about 3 months ago and since then we've been keen to see more of the country but our work schedules have been so hectic this was our first opportunity to get out an explore. County Cork was high on our list because we had heard such positive reviews about its beauty and wildlife. Because... More

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Kate C, Reservations Department at Liss Ard Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and effort to write such a comprehensive review about Liss Ard Estate. We were thrilled to hear that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay and we hope that you will return to us again in the future. More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

My boyfriend and I have recently visited Liss Ard and throughly enjoyed our stay. We stayed in a Garden Mews room which was great - a lovely room with a back door out to a small garden area. The main house was next door which guests are free to use to watch TV and borrow picnic blankets, wellies etc, and... More

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Kate C, Reservations Department at Liss Ard Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Liss Ard Estate to be such an important part of your lives and congratulations on your engagement! Hopefully you will have memories of your stay to treasure for many years to come, and we look forward to your return - we do fabulous wedding packages too!! More

Dublin, Ireland.
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8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

The room was lovely. We stayed for one night in the lake lodge, clean, comfortable and with beautiful Japanese inspired interior design. A fantastic use of space, with amazing surrounds. I felt comfortable. A clean modern design. The food in the restaurant in the main house, is really, really good. We had dinner, and the food is simple and tasty... More

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Kate C, Reservations Department at Liss Ard Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your Lake Lodge experience at Liss Ard and we do appreciate and note the comments that you have made about areas in which we could improve our service. Hopefully you will come back again, and perhaps experience another part of... More

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Additional Information about Liss Ard Estate

Also Known As:
Liss Ard Estate Hotel
Liss Ard Estate Hotel Skibbereen
Address: Castletownsend Rd, Skibbereen, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Skibbereen
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 12 B&Bs / Inns in Skibbereen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Liss Ard Estate 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An historic Georgian property returned to its former glory but with furnishings offering a comfortable modern twist. Two hundred acres of woodland lakes and waterfalls for our guests and visitors to enjoy. Fifty acre Lough Abisdealy available for fishing, swimming and kayaking. We buy all possible produce from within 50Km of Liss Ard and have started growing our own vegetables again in our walled garden. ... more   less 
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