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The Heron's Cove

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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   The Harbour | Goleen, West Cork, Goleen, Ireland
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The Heron's Cove
Ranked #1 of 2 Goleen B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Dublin, Ireland
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here for my Fathers 80th Birthday Dinner. They were so patient and went for the trouble of putting up a Birthday banner and making a Cake Great Staff and were very helpful but as the restaurant was not that busy there seemed to a lot of staff falling over each other.Why? The main thing my father could eat the... More 

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9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We had a fabulous evening of food good wine and company in the very pleasant setting that is heron's cove. The staff are very friendly courteous And attentive I would highly recommend this little gem. We will certainly be back in 2015

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Dublin, Ireland
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We came to Goleen on the bikes, with my family. There was no problem with storing our bikes, safe and dry. The family bedroom we got was spacious, clean and cosy with the balcony overlooking the cove. Pity, the water in the cove was very shallow that day, still we have some great shots of our daughter standing with her... More 

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We stayed in the family room, it was so clean and warm. The views were fantastic. The food was lovely but the vegetables did need to be cooked properly as they were still quite raw. Apart from that the rest of the meal was superb, the staff were very efficient and we had a lovely nights stay. The breakfast was... More 

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Cork, Ireland
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Was here last weekend for 2 nights with 3 more couples had a great weekend!! Rooms were fabulous and spotlessly clean. The location itself was fab and with balconies with most rooms was lovely to sit outside and soak up the sun. We went for the offer for 3-Course Meal in the restaurant and the food was amazing. They were... More 

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Moline, Illinois, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This was a wonderful B&B! It is only rated as a 4-star but should really be 5-star. The staff was so nice from the minute we came in to the minute we left. Our room was very spacious and clean. We had a large balcony that overlooked the cove (it IS tidal so there is not always water there). It... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We went down to Heron's Cove for our honeymoon on the recommendation of my father. The guest house overlooks a quiet cove that is full of fish and has many wader birds, including heron. The food was really excellent and not expensive given the quality. After all the hectic activity associated with our wedding, it was a perfect place to... More 

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Brandon, Florida
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14 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We stayed only one night. Enjoyed the views around the area and the traditional Irish breakfast in the morning. The room was clean and comfortable and worth the price. A long drive to the southern most point of Ireland on narrow roads brought us to this location.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
50 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Just a short review as I can add little to the title of the review. Large spotless bedroom, balcony with view over the quaint harbour, delicious evening meal with fresh local produce. Breakfast the same. Friendly management and staff. In short, no negatives, only positives.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We stayed at The Herons Cove for four nights to attend a wedding in Crookhaven. Our room was a great size with a double & single bed along with a table and 2 chairs, ample clothes hanging space and a balcony that overlooked the water. The bathroom had extras not always found in a B & B - hair &... More 

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Address: The Harbour | Goleen, West Cork, Goleen, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Goleen
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Heron's Cove 4*
Number of rooms: 5

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