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The Heron's Cove

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The Harbour | Goleen, West Cork, Goleen, Ireland
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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
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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63 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Overlooking a small cove of genuine tranquility is this guest house/small hotel of real quality. Impeccably run, staffed with warm efficiency, offering comfortable rooms overlooking the cove, and with an excellent restaurant serving supper as well as breakfast. It has a loyal clientele who keep coming back, and after one visit we could understand why.

Carlow, Carlow, Ireland
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful little piece of heaven situated on a tidal inlet in Goleen, West Cork. with amazing views. Furniture was rustic. Bedroom was spacious and overlooked the cove with a shared balcony. Bathroom although small had a walk in shower. Everywhere was spotlessly clean. Although not "posh" it had everything to make your stay enjoyable and comfortable. All the staff... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful and friendly place to stay. The breakfast was large and good quality. The restaurant is excellent the food is outstanding. The views from 3 of the rooms are amazing. We would stay here again without a doubt.

Nenagh, Ireland
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34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Stayed for only a few hours prior to a mizen to Malin cycle challenge. Perfect preparation. These guys have it down to an art, perfect customer service and hospitality! Beautiful breakfast was provided despite our very early start. Very accommodating!

London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We asked for and got a table by the window. The view is amazing.the tide was coming in,dogs were swimming in the bay and swans were drifting past the window.did the food match the setting? It certainly did.the waitress was very welcoming and explained the menu which was certainly comprehensive.the children were given a choice of very nice food.the starters... More 

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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I spent one night in herrons cove we were a party of 4 and booked bed breakfast and evening meal The staff that served our dinner were lovely young friendly girls nothing was to much trouble Breakfast was great and great night sleep had by all Will return again

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We have just returned from this lovely place. Beautiful setting, comfortable room and delicious food. The staff are friendly and helpful.Free wi fi, hairdrier in room, all that is needed in place. Well worth a visit

Bendigo, Australia
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Stayed here just one night on recent visit to Mizen Head Lighthouse. Lovely quiet B&B just off the beaten track. Not modern by any means, but very comfy, good size room, good shower, and fresh tasty breakfast. Dinner in Restaurant was delicious, fresh seafood, very good wine selection. An out of the way place, but well worth a visit.

Reutlingen, Germany
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47 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Stayed there for one night. Location is great. Had a room with a big balcony.The hosts are so friendly and helpful.Breakfast and dinner was absolutely fantastic.Room was clean and nothing was missing. WLAN for free.

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38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

A peaceful and restful place to stay for a few days! I almost hate giving them a glowing review which they so richly deserve, because more and more will learn of this West Cork secret getaway! My friend and I were traveling and stopping by to see friends in the nearby area, so decided to take a room here for... More 

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