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“Epic Experience!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bella Vista Hotel & Self Catering Suites

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Bella Vista Hotel & Self Catering Suites
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Bishop's Road | Spy Hill, Cobh, Ireland   |  
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Cobh
Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire
1 review
“Epic Experience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

While traveling for work, we were fortunate enough to begin our Irish experience at the Bella Vista in Cobh. The staff was the most accommodating that I have encountered!! The building itself was clean and full of character!! The location of the Bed and Breakfast is within walking distance to a quaint village with plenty of retail, restaurant`s and a pub or two. : ) I highly suggest looking into an attic room, watching the sun rise behind the cathedral over the historical water way was an Epic Experience - I look forward to going back and bringing my husband the next time!!

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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BellavistaCobh, Guest Relations Manager at Bella Vista Hotel & Self Catering Suites, responded to this review, April 12, 2014
Hello Erin,
Thank you very much for taking time out to write this review. I hope that you and your colleagues had an enjoyable trip. Thank you for your kind words I will pass them onto the other members of staff. We are glad to hear that you got to enjoy the lovely views from your room. We are delighted to hear that you intend on Returning with your husband. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Kindest Regards,
Aisling.
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

This was our second visit to the Bella Vista Hotel in Cobh and on both occasions we have been superbly looked after by Kevin Murphy and his fantastic staff. The standard of accommodation is second to none. Having stayed in the Hotel rooms and chalets we can highly recommend both. Cobh itself is a wonderful place to explore with many historical and interesting places to visit although the purpose of both our visits were to attend family celebrations. We have, however, made a firm promise to ourselves to visit Cobh for a longer period of time in the near future to allow us the time to explore this beautiful island and without any hesitation we will return to the Bella Vista Hotel.

We would like to thank Kevin and all his staff for their wonderful hospitality and warm and friendly welcome.

Stayed March 2014
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BellavistaCobh, Guest Relations Manager at Bella Vista Hotel & Self Catering Suites, responded to this review, April 5, 2014
Hello Lena
Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your return visit to Bellavista. I will pass on your lovely comments to Kevin I’m sure he will be delighted with your feedback. We are very happy to hear that you plan on returning to Cobh as you say it is a wonderful place. We would love to welcome to back in the future.

Warm Regards
Aisling
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Turin, Italy
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We were a group of 7 friends staying at the Bellavista Self Catering and the apartment was very nice, with 2 large rooms and a lovely kitchen and a sitting room overlooking the sea. Little treat from the hotel to have fresh scones in the morning delivered to our apartment. The Hotel Restaurant is open until late so it was handy for our late arrival.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BellavistaCobh, Guest Relations Manager at Bella Vista Hotel & Self Catering Suites, responded to this review, April 5, 2014
Hello Paola,
Thank you for taking the time out to write this review your feedback is very important to us. We are so pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable stay here at the Bellavista. We are glad you enjoyed your fresh scones. We are very lucky to have such lovely views of Cork harbour and it’s great that you got to enjoy them. We hope that you will keep us in mind if you visit Cobh in the future.

Kind Regards
Aisling.
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Galway, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We had an amazing weekend in Cobh thanks to the wonderful staff at Bella Vista. Catherine was so welcoming and genuine. We really appreciated the free upgrade on our suite which was absolutely outstanding. The kitchen facilities were so good that we stayed in at night and cooked. We had a stunning view of the harbour and of the cathedral. Cobh is a quiet town but the access to Fota wildlife park and Cork city made this an ideal location. We will definately be back.

Room Tip: We were upgraded to a superb 4 bedroomed, 2 bathroom suite. The kitchen facilities were excellent.Id...
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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BellavistaCobh, Guest Relations Manager at Bella Vista Hotel & Self Catering Suites, responded to this review, March 29, 2014
Hello Karen,
Thank you very much for your kind review. We are delighted to hear that you had an amazing weekend here with us at the Bellavista. I will pass on your nice comments to the other members of staff. I’m sure Catherine will be happy to be described as welcoming and genuine. It is of utmost important to us that our guests are comfortable and feel like Bellavista is a home away from home. We are situated in a lovely part of Cobh and we are glad that you got to experience the lovely views and take a trip to the nearby wildlife park. We are very pleased to hear that you plan on returning and we would be very happy to welcome you back.

Kindest Regards,
Aisling.
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We had a fab 3 night break here over the New Year with friends. We stayed in an apartment, which was spacious and comfortable. We ate in the restaurant two of the nights, which was very good and had some late drinks in the bar a couple of nights. A really nice place as base to explore Cobh and the surrounding areas.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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BellavistaCobh, Guest Relations Manager at Bella Vista Hotel & Self Catering Suites, responded to this review, March 22, 2014
Hello,

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review, your feedback is very important to us. We are delighted to hear that you got to celebrate the new year with us. It's great that you got to relax and enjoy our Chinese restaurant and bar. We hope that you will keep us in mind if you are visiting Cobh in the future.

Kindest Regards,
Aisling
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

We recently stayed at the Bella Vista and from the minute we arrived everything was perfect. Our room was huge and the view was amazing the bed was so comfy I wanted to take it home with me.We ate from the China sea chinese restaurant which is located in the hotel and I can't fault the food it was delicious.The hotel is ideally located and is only a short walk to the city centre.Lastly I have to say the staff at this hotel are fantastic ,they are so friendly from the minute you step through that door they make you feel at home.We will definitely be returning here again.

  • Stayed March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BellavistaCobh, Guest Relations Manager at Bella Vista Hotel & Self Catering Suites, responded to this review, March 15, 2014
Hello Tracey,
Thank you very much for taking time out to write this review, your feedback is very important to us. We are delighted to hear that you had a great time with us. I will pass on your nice comments to the restaurant staff. We are very lucky to be situated in a very beautiful part of the world with great view of Cork harbour and so close to Cobh centre. I’m sure all the staff will be very pleased to be described as fantastic. We are very pleased that you intend to make a return visit to Bellavista and we look forward to seeing to.
Kind Regards,
Aisling.
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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I honestly cant say enough good things about the people who look after Bella Vista & the beautiful accomodation provided! On a business & personal level every detail was looked after in a highly professional & very friendly manner.

Room Tip: I had a room on the ground floor & the view was spectacular!!
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BellavistaCobh, Guest Relations Manager at Bella Vista Hotel & Self Catering Suites, responded to this review, March 15, 2014
Hello Michelle,
We are very grateful that you took the time to write this lovely review. I will pass on your nice comments to the rest of the staff. It is very important to us that all our guest feel like Bellavista is a home away from home. We hope that you will keep us in mind in the future if you return to Cobh we would be very happy to see you.

Kindest regards,
Aisling.
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Additional Information about Bella Vista Hotel & Self Catering Suites

Address: Bishop's Road | Spy Hill, Cobh, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cobh
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Cobh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Bella Vista Hotel & Self Catering Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 28
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Just as its name indicates, the Bella Vista Hotel & Self Catering Suites offers a choice of accommodations: Whether you choose one of the traditional guest rooms or a more spacious apartment, you will be treated to excellent service and quality amenities.On the property are such world-class facilities as a gourmet restaurant with a lovely bar. complimentary WiFi Internet access and private parking also come standard at this holiday destination.These and other excellent perks are located in the heart of picture-perfect Cobh, County Cork. The peaceful harbor town is full of unique landmarks and acres of untouched majesty. The sights and sounds of the bustling town centre are a 3-minute walk away, and the residential street on which the hotel stands is tranquil. Here, guests are invited to let the cares of daily life slip away while they unwind in beauty and tranquility. ... more   less 
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