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The Heron's Cove

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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Brandon, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant B&B is such a treat it's near a harbour and there are beautiful views from the bedrooms. Our room was lovely clean and bright, dinner was excellent with a great choice of fresh seafood beautiful cooked.Breakfast was even better locally sourced produce cooked to perfection! If you want a relaxing break this is the place to go. I'm... More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights here and can easily say it is probably the best Bed and Breakfast/ small guesthouse we have stayed in in Ireland. The room was very clean and comfortable, with lovely bed linen and towels. There was a good selection of tea and coffee and we were really impressed to see the efforts made to recycle waste.... More

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Diemen, Nederland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We slept one night in this B&B, but it was a real treat. Beautiful view from our room over the harbour (we even saw a fox trying to catch his meal when the tide was out). The room itself was nice, but not really special. Good bathroom, although showering in a bathtub is not our favourite. Dinner was very good,... More

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

We recently stayed a Saturday night at Heron's Cove. Dinner bed and breakfast was 55 euros a head their off season weekend bargain rate, but the quality of the food, great service warm welcome were worth much much more. The hotel is set in a beautiful harbour close to lots of natural beauty. We had come from a walk around... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We had often dined in this lovely restaurant but this was our first overnight stay and was a treat. The ground floor is taken over by the dining room overlooking an inlet - best at full tide. Each member of staff was courteous and friendly. When ordering do get the full detail of your dish as I was disappointed that... More

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Waverly, New York
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We had called to say we would be late and were asked if we wanted the kitchen to remain open ...they normally close at 9 I think but they said they would wait for us. We told them not to bother. When we did arrive we were shown to a lovely large room, number 4, and then invited down to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights n room3, the location is just fab looking over the harbour and great for trips to mizen head and crookhaven, the staff were so friendly and hannah was great advising us what to see in the area. We had dinner on both nights, we were planning to eat out on the second night but the... 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*

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The Heron's Cove B&B and Restaurant, Goleen, West Cork has been presented with the AA Hospitality Award Guest Accommodation of the Year 2012-13 for Ireland, AA1 Rosette for culinary excellence and AA Breakfast Award. Near Mizen Head, Ireland's most southwesterly point. 5 cosy comfortable en-suite bedrooms (4 sea view, 4 shower, 1 shower/bath) with DD TV, Tea/Coffee tray, Mini HiFi & Electric Blanket. Failte Ireland 4 stars, B&B Ireland, AA ****. Seaside Restaurant serving best local produce. Friendly local staff. Member: RAI, BIM Seafood Circle, Eurotoques, Slow Food. Recommended: AA, Lonely Planet, Lets Go, Frommers, Fodors, Alastair Sawday's, Georgina Campbell. ... more   less 
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