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The Bantry Bay

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Wolfe Tone Square Bantry, West Cork, Bantry P75 HN53 Ireland See on map
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Meeting Rooms
Golf course
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

After an unexpectedly long, tiring, slightly scary (in places!) and absolutely stunning drive over the mountains from Kenmare I finally reached Bantry Bay...and this lovely little place. So good to get a genuinely warm Irish welcome but with no fuss. Barman/waiter really charming and made...More

Thank Daniel W
Response from Dee B, General Manager at The Bantry BayResponded 4 weeks ago

Best Cup of tea - now there is a compliment if ever we got one ! Thank you so much for your review and delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your visit with us - we do hope to welcome you back in the...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The staff are very welcoming, friendly, and the food was very tasty with a good amount of tables to seat at. There are TV's to watch sports and the toilets are clean. Situated in the centre of town, I would eat here again

Thank JasonD3073
Response from Dee B, General Manager at The Bantry BayResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your 5 star review. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back .

Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Hostel quality at hotel prices. No reception desk, check-in desk is located in the bar. Double room is tiny, bathroom even smaller. Had to checkout in the restauraunt as the bar wasnt open. Good location and friendly staff are the ONLY good points

Thank Gary B
Reviewed August 10, 2018

By far the worst thing about this hotel is the noise from the night club which starts to queue at midnight and kicks out at 3 am. The noise carries on until 5am.....Saturday and Sunday..... No reception, you book in, in the bar, that is...More

Thank Jeff L
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Pros: Location Tasty breakfast Cons: Check in through the bar Very basic rooms and facilities Poor service Would not recommend staying here for longer than a night but makes sense for a quick stop as the location is perfect.

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Visit The Bantry Bay on Wolfe Tone Square and enjoy the great atmosphere in our bar, restaurant, and nightclub. At the Bantry Bay, you're just a moment's walk from the famous Bantry harbour, local shops and ...More restaurants, and Bantry House. There's a warm welcome to be found here for anyone looking to enjoy fresh local food, great company, and - of course - a warm Irish welcome. The Bantry Bay - formerly O'Callaghan's Hotel - has been a favourite for West Cork's locals and tourists for decades. Whether you're enjoying our hospitality with friends in our traditional Irish pub, listening to local musicians, hosting a celebration to remember in the function room, or enjoying a night out in the WILD nightclub, you'll have a wonderful time right here in the heart of Bantry. Start planning your visit to our beautiful part of the Wild Atlantic Way! All rooms are currently under renovation and will be open for July 2016 Less
Hotel Amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Golf course
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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$102 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bantry Bay Hotel
Bay Hotel Bantry
Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Bantry
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"Go elsewhere"
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"Review written for Mr John O’Driscoll who recently stayed at the hotel for 5 nights"
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"rooms at the front are brighter and don't smell of food cooking"
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"I did not stay in the Hotel just used the Restaurant"
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