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Kilkenny, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there for 2 nights and I have to say it was very poor We booked a triple room which was tiny It was clean and plenty of towels and toiletries pThe shower had Luke warm water that was when it wasn't cold The water pressure was only a trickle and if someone else used the shower it was... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a couple we ate here on July 31 st.The place was very busy and we were lucky to get a table.The waitress was pleasant but struggled as the other two staff stayed behind the bar .Our table was not cleaned on being vacated by the previous diners and the wait for our order to be brought to us was... More 

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Thank maryptomahony
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off showing someone special west cork. Had the mussels and a Murphy' s each. Just stunning as far as the quality of west corks food goes this is right up there. Great value for money too. The biggest bonus though was the service. Very friendly and at tentative without being over the top. Could not recommend higher in every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch time in heavy rain in the lovely Bantry. Sucking in and checking the wallet I took the six of us into The bar of the hotel for some food Top fodder, excellent children's menu that included mussels for my 9 year old, great burgers for the older lads Lovely atmosphere and a couple of Murphy's later the weather was... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only had food in bar area, (didn't use the hotel) Family of 4, (2 adults 2 teens) Stayed for roast lamb and veg for our dinner, Nice food, friendly and very helpful staff, Very good prices for amount of food. Big thumbs up

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Limerick, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here with a family of 2 adults 2 teens and a 9 yr old. We are picky eaters so finding a place to suit everyone is not easy. Service was excellent, the food was really nice. Excellent value and would recommend if you are in bantry. A little small so can be busy but well worth the visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Ate here the other day with friends and I couldn't fault the food. I had fish and chips and a half portion of mussles. It was outstanding. Needless to say we all had clean plates afterwards. Would definitely be back

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We did not stay in this hotel as we were staying with family and friends, so I cannot comment on the hotel and rooms. We had lunch here and also came in a couple of evenings for a few drinks to catch up with friends and family. The service and food were excellent. The staff were so friendly and very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

We drove down this way to explore more of Ireland and found a lovely seaside town with a rich seafaring history. We went into the local Information Centre and received a lot of help from the volunteers behind the counter. The town is lovely and clean and people are friendly. We left and went on a even more scenic drive... More 

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Homosassa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Large clean rooms, fantastic restaurant, and bar on site. Many site seeing excursions within 45 minutes from hotel. Cork city, Blarney Stone. Located right downtown at the end on the bay. Excellent staff.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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 ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bantry Bay

Address: Wolfe Tone Square | Bantry, West Cork, Bantry, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Bantry
Price Range: $78 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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