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Cork
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to this hotel for afternoon tea. We were directed to a very crowded noisy bar area . There was a large loud family party having lunch,giving no consideration to other guests. Having had afternoon tea in other hotels, we expected to be served in a relatively quiet area,which had been our previous experience. We were served the incorrect... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here on 23rd september on a business trip to cork and limerick.. the fire alarm went off at 130am - we were sent back to bed. And it then went off again at 315am causing a sleepless night in Fota Hotel. The Manager on duty explained someone was caught smoking in their room. When i asked how they could... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Ended a family holiday down in Killarney with a night here before we headed home to Dublin. It's a fantastic hotel with lots of facilities on site such as a spa, leisure centre with pool and there's even a Baby Room where toddlers and small kids can play with toys. Unfortunately we didn't get to stay here long enough to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a friendly, spacious property with a great golf course, beautiful indoor pool and spa and lovely breakfasts. Our room had a really good bathroom, but bedroom maybe a tired. Staff couldn't be more helpful, including shuttling us around short directions. Would be great if the less formal dining options took orders a little later (bar is 8pm).

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

Thank you for your lovely review – I am delighted to hear that your stay here at Fota Island Resort was quite relaxing. I am also happy to hear that you enjoyed the pool and spa amenities, it is a great way to keep yourself occupied on a quick getaway. We hope to have you back again soon! Kind regards,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely grounds and nice views but definitely not a 5 star. Breakfast was nice enough but we were left waiting about 15 minutes before we'd to ask for service to order tea/coffee etc. Thermal suite wasnt fully active and had empty cups and lemon segments scattered on the ground. Room a nice size but worst of all is i didn't... More 

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2 Thank Eddie B
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Room : Modern, comfortable, warm, cosy, romantic, bathroom clean, large and modern. Location : Beautiful surroundings and location. Bit of a taxi if you are looking to get into cork around €20 in early 2016. Staff : Great customer service, friendly and polite. Overall a nice experience and getaway tucked away in its own little world. Highly recommend.

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

Thank you for your generous review – I am delighted to hear that your stay here at Fota Island Resort was a nice experience and that you enjoyed the surroundings. I am also happy to hear that you were able to visit cork city, as it is a great way to keep yourself occupied in a fun and relaxing way.... More 

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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The setting is beautiful and the spa is excellent. However it does not warrant a 5 star rating. When we arrived in the afternoon, we sat down to a late lunch. The carpet was quite dirty around our table and the service was dreadfully slow. The steak sandwich was not good at all. We also did not receive cutlery. When... More 

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2 Thank Emmalizi
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here in January with my wife for 2 wonderful nights. Rooms are fantastic. Staff couldn't be any more helpful. Food was great and the spa was just amazing. On our first night there we noticed the heating wasn't working. They had a MNT man look at it and after he couldn't sort the issue we got moved to another... More 

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

Thank you for your lovely review – I am delighted to hear that your stay here at Fota Island Resort was perfect for you and your wife. I am also happy to hear that you enjoyed our dining and spa amenities, it is a great way to keep yourself occupied in a relaxing way. We can’t wait to have you... More 

Galway, Ireland
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed four nights in the courtyard lodges, and really enjoyed our visit. Playground on our doorstep, lovely grounds to walk in, and the pool meant our little one had plenty to keep her occupied. Reception arranged a babysitter for one of the nights so that we could dine in the restaurant, which was really enjoyable. Great food & excellent wine.... More 

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

Thank you for your kind review – I am delighted to hear that your stay here at Fota Island Resort was perfect for you and your family. I am also happy to hear that your little one enjoyed not only the pool but also the playground, it is a great way to keep the little ones active and occupied on... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is simply beautiful, the grounds are stunning and our room was of a very high standard. From the moment we booked in everything was perfect. The food is delicious and the service standard is brilliant. I would highly recommend this hotel to people and we will 💯 be back. I'm

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

Thank you for your kind review – I am delighted to hear that your experience here at Fota Island Resort was a wonderful one, and that you enjoyed our dining facilities. We look forward to having you back again soon! Kind regards, Brendan Comerford General Manager Hotel & Lodges More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fota Island Hotel & Spa is one of Ireland’s finest five star resort properties. Just 15 minutes from Cork City Centre, 20 minutes from Cork International Airport and 2 hours from Dublin, it offers 131 bedrooms and suites overlooking the surrounding 800 acres of woodland and championship-standard golf courses. Tennis, running trails and a world class spa - with 18 treatment rooms, swimming pool, hydrotherapy suite and 24-hour fitness room - are just some of the many leisure facilities available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fota Island Resort

Address: Fota Island, Fota Island, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Fota Island
Price Range: $140 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Fota Island Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 131
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Also Known As:
Fota Island Hotel Fota Island
Sheraton Fota Island Hotel
Sheraton Cork
Fota Island Sheraton
Sheraton Hotel Cork
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