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O'Donovan's Hotel

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

O'Donovan's is in a very central location in Clonakilty. Great spot from which to mooch around the local shops and places of interest. As a light sleeper, I hadn't slept well in a Cork guesthouse the previous two nights, due to plumbing noises and doors banging, I asked the hotel for a quiet room. Was assured the room would be... More 

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 3 nights and only moved on because nightclubs are not my thing otherwise I would have been more than happy to stay further and have no hesitation in recommending you stay here. The reception was friendly and efficient as were the staff we encountered during our stay. The hotel is full of character with old photos and... More 

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love it here. I go at least 3 times a year. Staff always friendly, love a pot of tea by the fire and a cake. I can chill and use the free wifi. I always pop in without fail. Also good Pokemon place if you are in to that

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Thank Faye H
Kildare, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent a night in O'Donovans Hotel, towards the end of August. If you are looking for a modern hotel, this is not the place for you. but if you are looking for a small local hotel, which still has the atmosphere and character of a small Irish town hotel, as it would have been 50yrs or so ago, then... More 

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Caloundra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a family owned and operated hotel in the main street of this wonderful little Irish town. Full of character and memorabilia from the local area. The rooms were pleasant but dated and a little tired. The breakfast was a no frills but wholesome affair, and the evening meals were again home style cooking using local products. The highlight... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clonakilty is a town with much to explore and attract. Unfortunately, my pre-arranged stay was far to short. However I was pleased to have chosen O'Donovan's Hotel, and can recommend it highly despite my short sojourn there. O'Donovan's is ideally situated in the town centre and I was unaware of any traffic noise. Check-in was efficient, rapid and friendly. At... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Really enjoyed our visit here due to the history and that there was lots to do. The hotel is a busy spot, with food and entertainment in the main bar and Irish nights in the old pub located to the rear down the laneway. Would recommend to overseas visitors looking for Irish music entertainment, which was superb! Staff in hotel... More 

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DenaOD, Owner at O'Donovan's Hotel, responded to this review

thanks for your kind review. I'm delighted that you enjoyed your stay in Clonakilty. There is a lot of history surrounding Clonakilty, Michael Collins, O'Donovan's Hotel, and we like to share it !!!! We are an historic, family run ( 6 generations ) hotel, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to meeting you again soon. Dena O'Donovan. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

I stayed for four days and enjoyed every minute. It's a wonderful hotel with excellent, caring staff, clean and comfortable rooms and a convenient location. I have stayed in lots of hotels over the years and I have to say I was never as well treated as I was by the brilliant Vladimir and his lovely colleagues. There was nothing... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

When I booked this hotel, I was extended the invite of attending their “disco”. I was not particularly interested as I had another function to attend that evening and additionally had a lot of travelling to do the next day. Upon returning to the hotel at approximately 1:30am I was greeted by what I can only describe as a festivity... More 

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DenaOD, Owner at O'Donovan's Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Eva, thanks for taking the time to review your stay. I alerted you to the fact that we are a busy town center hotel with a night club in the middle of Summer season in the emails to allow you the chance to change / cancel your booking should you so wish. The fact that the disco music ran... More 

Bothell, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Traveling solo in the off season, the friendly staff made me feel very welcome. The rooms were very comfortable and nicely kitted out with tea kettles and other amenities. The Front Bar was quiet at times, then lively with music and locals. Right in the middle of downtown Clonakilty, easy walk to all the other pubs and restaurants in town.... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about O'Donovan's Hotel

Address: Pearse Street, Clonakilty, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Clonakilty
Price Range: $107 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — O'Donovan's Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 26
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