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Co. Cork | near Mizen Head, Goleen, Ireland
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Barleycove Beach Hotel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel offers the best access to one of our most beautiful beaches. The food is grand, but when we visited (twice last week) we felt like the customer wasn't really important. They don't really seem to care. Both times there were things on the menu that weren't actually available, food was ok and service was ok... it was all... More

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Cork, Ireland
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, grandchildren and I visited this hotel on Monday July 28th as we were staying in one of the properties in proximity to the hotel. We arrived at the bar at 20.55 and I ordered some drinks so while I was waiting for the order to be served I asked could we see a menu, there are daily specials... More

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Crookhaven, Ireland
5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service, good food and a lovely atmosphere. The best views in West cork to relax while enjoying a nice pint or some amazing food, prepared to your liking. Strongly recommend it for the perfect holiday destination

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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Back again after two years with the family...and more grandkids. Barleycove Hotel still very much the same....a warm welcome from the friendly and courteous staff, lovely food at reasonable prices and very adequate accommodation.It is a very child friendly hotel and everything is done to make it a very pleasant place to stay....all in all a great holiday hotel.

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13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We stayed in House 22 in June with our two small kids. The house was perfect. Clean , well equipped, beautifully furnished with some lovely homely touches. We got a great deal and it was worth the journey. We ate in the hotel and had a smashing meal. Beach is a 2 minute trip down some steep steps. The beach... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We stayed in one of the privately owned apartments attached to the hotel ( no. 14 booked thro. Dream Ireland) .and had a very laid back relaxing week. There was just the two of us but the apt comfortably sleeps 5--main bedroom comfortable double bed and en suite and the 2nd bedroom a single and 2 bunk beds. It was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

This place is fine for a bite to eat but the restaurant is a little shabby. They could do so much with the place as the views are superb. Food was good and service cheerful. They could do so much more to attract more business from the nearby beach (if they wanted it!>?) and not sure they do to be... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We arrived slightly late and tired to the hotel after a long drive and were greeted by the most beautiful views imaginable and the most laid back man on the planet. Absolutely perfect. The views are exceptional, the hotel is clean and the staff are so lovely. Friendly but not intrusive and nothing was a problem. Their attitude rubs off... More

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We were looking for a relaxing easygoing weekend in West Cork and that's exactly what we got. The Hotel is perfectly located being only a short stroll to the amazing beach in Barleycove. We had an amazing view from our Bedroom. Mark and his staff could not have been more helpful and their easygoing vibe makes it all a very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Barleycove beach hotel is such a great boutique hotel. Very friendly and relaxed atmosphere - this matches the location and overall surroundings. Literally on the beach, the views and scenery are breathtaking. Breakfast on the terrace looking out on the Atlantic Ocean was second to none - freshly cooked to order and just perfect. I would definitely recommend this hotel... More

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Address: Co. Cork | near Mizen Head, Goleen, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Goleen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Barleycove Beach Goleen

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Barley Cove Beach Hotel has undergone a complete refurbishment along with new construction of our 120 seat function room.Nearby, there's pony trekking, bird watching and sea angling and the spectacular local scenery includes the 400-foot cliffs of Mizen Head, only 4 km from the hotel. Barleycove Beach Hotel is the perfect place from which to explore the dramatic coastline of West Cork. ... more   less 
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