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Lower Road, Cobh, Ireland
Elmville House
Ranked #3 of 13 Cobh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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62 reviews 62 reviews
4 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended to Elmville by the tourist office when we arrived in Cobh so had no prior booking. It was the last night but one of our trip to Ireland and was definitely the highlight of our accommodation experiences. Guest are accommodated in the downstairs area where access is by a code operated electronic pad so no worries about... More

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Cobh for a family party. I booked Elmville on the strength of reviews on Trip advisor and we were not disappointed Olive is charming, friendly and welcoming in that particularly Irish manner. The house is splendid and dates from Victorian times when the British Navy had a base in Cobh and the officers all had fine houses... More

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Centerport, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the nicest B & B I have visited in all my travels. Olive is the perfect hostess and her home is beautiful and impeccably maintained. We really enjoyed Cobh and benefited from Olive's advice on what to see, dining suggestions, driving directions and all. Emville was recommended by a friend who has stayed there several times, and I... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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84 reviews 84 reviews
34 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The house itself might be beautiful, but since the guest rooms are in the basement, you do not get to see much from it. We had to wait half a hour before someone arrived to let us in, and were not impressed by the rooms. Being in the basement, the view is either a wall or a lawn, and nothing... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Stayed in the Elmville House in July 2014 - Olive (Owner) runs a beautiful property with stunning views over Cobh Harbour. The has been lovingly preserved and is very fine example of the Victorian era's décor and design. Breakfast was a wonderful experience - hosted in the beautiful formal dining room. Overall - a great place to stay, great people,... More

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Crondall, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

Immediately on arrival Olive was very welcoming and throughout our 3 nights here she was very helpful and friendly with suggestions on sites to see, activities, restaurants, etc. The rooms were very clean and tidy and comfortable - good value for definite. Breakfast excellent and we enjoyed conversations with other guests around the big table too. All in all a... More

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Nicosia, Cyprus
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

A friend of mine recommended Elmville to us and so we had originally booked this place to stay, but due to unforeseen circumstances our arrival was delayed by a few hours. Olive was unable to stay up for our after midnight arrival, so arranged for us to stay at another B and B in Cobh, (Knockeven House). There was no... More

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We had a fab welcome from Olive and could not have asked for a better stay! She's an absolute gem and nothing is too much trouble. The Victorian house is totally immaculate and clean and tidy. Breakfast was lovely and there is plenty to do around Cobh. I would highly recommend Olive as you cannot be treated any better in... More

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Bjarred, Sweden
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

A very nice place with a few rooms. This B & B can be strongly recommended. Friendly and heartily welcome and a fabulous breakfast in a dining room that is worth seeing. We praised especially the bread that was served and when we checked out we got the recipe with oss.10 minute walk to the center of Cobh where you... More

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Just got back to Chicago last night, after yet another visit to Elmville House July 31 and Aug 1st. I found it by accident in April 2013, then went back that Sept to treat my sister, and now again after a few weeks with mom in Donegal, I couldn't go home without another visit. This is, without a doubt, a... More

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Address: Lower Road, Cobh, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cobh

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