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Wolfe Tone Square | Bantry, West Cork, Bantry, Ireland
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Bantry Bay Hotel
Ranked #3 of 5 hotels in Bantry
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cork, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

I attended a function in the Bantry Bay Hotel in September. The food was excellent and of superior quality, plenty of it and beautifully presented. The staff were all local, very professional and couldn’t do enough for you. The owner was also available to see that everything ran smoothly and made everyone very welcome. A rarity nowadays for the owner... More

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cork
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

recently stayed at the bantry bay only for the staff were so nice i really wanted to complain when i was checking out, no sleep what so ever and had along drive the next day.boom boom boom until the early hours in the room. it seemed we were right over night club,ill never forget it ,no point in having bedrooms... More

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Braintree, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We stayed here Saturday 21/9/13 the welcome at reception was fine,the breakfast was good. There was a brief mention that it could be a little noisy on a saturday. 12.30 am to 5 am there was endless shouting and cursing by people outside the hotel,leaving a club I believe. If you want to sleep on a saturday night ,avoid this... More

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vivian o, Owner at Bantry Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear BMW340, Thank you for your recent review of the Bantry Bay Hotel. While it is encouraging to note that you complimented certain aspects of your stay, clearly your visit was overshadowed by the disruption you experienced to your night's sleep. I apologise for this regrettable situation. We recognise the difficulties that exist in regards to street noise in the... More

Tralee
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I 'm a regular Summer visitor to Bantry and always stay in the Bantry Bay,,,its not a new hotel.. it does n't have a leisure facility but it does have character and an old world charm all of its own,,,many of the same staff are there for years and they make it what it is,,,a friendly, flexible and welcoming place,,,,it... More

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Madrid, Spain
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

The Bantry Bay Hotel is a pure joy to stay in. The location is heavenly - scenic but central. Everything you need is literally on your doorstep. They have lovely food and it's available all day. The service is incredibly friendly. Other restaurants abound in the area but the hotel restaurant excels in quality. The food is simple, wholesome and... More

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Fremantle, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013 via mobile

Whilst the hotel room is clean and roomy, for the 80 euro charged - per night double room (incl breakfast) it is expensive and you wont receive much value - parking is in the street, WiFi not available in rooms and and a fair bit of outside noise (street facing room) and creaky stairs and ceiling. Have stayed in similar... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

we stayed in this nightmare of a hotel last Saturday 24th August 2013 There is a night club within the building booming out loud noise until the early hours of the morning with shouting and screaming teenagers outside the hotel also the smoke detector went off at 2.30 in the morning. When we complained that we hadn't had a wink... More

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vivian o, Owner at Bantry Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michael K, Thank you for your recent review of the Bantry Bay Hotel. It is most unfortunate that your experience with us was such a negative one and this is something which we find most regrettable. Street noise is a recurring problem at weekends in the Wolfe Tone Square area of Bantry owing to the high incidence of hospitality... More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

I stayed in the Bantry Bay Hotel for one evening. The staff were helpful and friendly. They even rang the manager at home to help sort out my wireless! The room and facilities were in good shape and condition. The value was the most astounding, as I got a value price, that even Travelodge would be shouting about. And to... More

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vivian o, Owner at Bantry Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Corlione, Thank you sincerely for your recent review. We work hard to ensure a positive guest experience and it is most encouraging to get good feedback. Our thanks again. Yours sincerely, Vivian O'Callaghan More

Tipperary, Tipperary, Ireland
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

Stayed in a twin room 9 August 2013. Spotless room with a great shower with lots of towels. Late breakfast freshly cooked and served by a lovely friendly lady. Definitely recommend this hotel however please note you need to be in the full of your health as we stayed on the third floor, no lift!

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Cork, Ireland
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

We called in for lunch here last week while on a day trip to Sheeps Head. The typical Irish "Summer" had returned, but a warm wlecome awaited us in the bar, where we ordered from the Bar Menu. The waiting staff were very attentive, and what seemed like a mother and son (proprietors?) were behind the bar also. The place... More

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Address: Wolfe Tone Square | Bantry, West Cork, Bantry, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Bantry
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Bay Hotel Bantry

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The Bantry Bay Hotel is a 14 bedroom hotel situated in the centre of Bantry at Wolfe Tone Square. We are the only family run hotel currently in Bantry and pride ourselves in offering O'Callaghan hospitality since 1946. We would be delighted to welcome families, groups,couples and business people, where we will cater for everyones needs and ensure a very worthwhile stay ... more   less 
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