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Fota Island Resort

Fota Island, Fota Island, Ireland
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Livermore, California, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good in parts. The Fota Island Resort is nicely situated about a 20 minute drive from Cork, and about 25 minutes from the airport. It has been designed as a destination hotel with full spa facilities, pool, small gym and what looks like an outstanding championship golf course. The building has a modern appearance from the outside, but inside they... More 

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dublin
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9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Would highly recommend here for meetings. The room was lovely, all the equipment was high spec and lots of natural light. The food was very tasty and even the coffee was good (can be so hard to get decent Hotel coffee). The staff were extremely helpful and no request was too much. Will definitely be using again.

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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked in advance to secure lower rate, as birthday treat for my wife. All the reservations staff participated in this surprise present and their personal attention contributed to the total satisfaction. I would without any hesitation recommend staying and eating at this hotel. The meals were Masterchef standard.

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Dublin, Ireland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We recently had a two night stay with friends at Fota Island resort. The grounds around the Hotel are well maintained with lovely plants and shrubs. We had a classic room which was very comfortable with a superbly appointed bathroom. Staff were very helpful and friendly. The Golf Club House beside the Hotel has a very nice bar and outside... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've just returned from a short stay in Fota Island Resort and can only say positive things about it. It was a completely relaxing experience in a beautiful peaceful setting. The reception area is lovely with separate desks, where guests can sit and speak to the staff while checking in - and the reception staff were very welcoming, - equally... More 

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fotaisland01, General Manager at Fota Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at Fota Island Resort on your recent trip to Cork. I was delighted to read your review and on behalf of the whole team I would like to extend our gratitude for such a genuinely lovely recommendation on TripAdvisor. We truly appreciate you taking the time to deliver such wonderful praise of our staff,... More 

Limerick, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

what an amazing hotel beautiful hotel, pool and spa .. The food was delicious presentation excellent grounds picturesque staff are so attentive and friendly but unfortunately the service was very slow .. Stayed here 4 nights and each evening service very slow ... 2 children under 4 years old, nice small indoor play room and so near the zoo which... More 

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fotaisland01, General Manager at Fota Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor after your recent family getaway in Cork. I was thrilled to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay overall and that our decor, spa, pool and facilities were able to meet your expectations. In particular, thank you for you kind comments on our staff. A hotel's... More 

Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We received confirmation ( back on 25th June 2014) from our next door neighbours daughter that she was getting married and the reception would be in the foto island resort. As we would have a 5 hour drive to get there we immediately booked a classic king size room with Spa experience. We booked this through the Foto Island Hotel... More 

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fotaisland01, General Manager at Fota Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I was incredibly disheartened to read your review and I would like to discuss your experiences with you personally. I have already sent you a direct message with my contact information and I would greatly appreciate it if you would get in touch with me as I would hate for any guest to leave with... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent almost a week in the Courtyard Lodges, others claim to be five star, these are. From the time we checked in, pleasant, helpful staff who were always available to help. Our kids loved the Kids Club, again the staff were great. the pool was top class, the best we have been to. I would highly recommend for anyone to... More 

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fotaisland01, General Manager at Fota Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay in the self-catering lodges at Fota Island Resort for your recent family getaway. I was truly delighted to read your review and on behalf of the whole team I would like to extend our gratitude for your generous recommendation on TripAdvisor. I'm glad that the lodges met your expectations and I'm equally thrilled to... More 

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived at the hotel&saw the lovely grand reception we new this hotel was a good choice!! We was shown to our inter connecting room as we have 3 children and they were lovely very spacious & had everything we needed!! The bathrooms were again beautiful & clean!! My husband took our girls for a swim why... More 

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fotaisland01, General Manager at Fota Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Fota Island Resort and for choosing to stay here on your recent Easter family break. I was delighted to hear that you would recommend us so highly to others and that the bedroom decor, amenities, surrounding area and most importantly friendliness of staff left such a lasting positive impression.... More 

Ireland
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21 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Fota island for their Xmas fair and stayed in the Holiday Cottages. A five star stay, xmas event excellent anf the holiday house was brilliant. Staff really nice and will visit again. Well done to all a Fota, well worth a visit.

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fotaisland01, General Manager at Fota Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at Fota Island Resort and for visiting Imagine, our winter wonderland experience. I was delighted to read your feedback and to hear that you were so impressed by the Christmas event and the lodge you stayed in. The whole team here worked hard to ensure the event was enjoyable for families and I have... More 

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