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Garnish House

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Granada, Spain
Reviewed 5 April 2013

The Garnish Guest House is located at the gates of Cork University and within walking distance of the attractions of the city centre. Easy parking right in front, friendly welcoming staff and generous afternoon tea served to the weary traveller immediately on arrival. We were allocated Room 5 (I think), which was the largest room we enjoyed anywhere in our...

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GarnishHouse, Owner at Garnish House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your fabulous review of Garnish House. We are delighted that you had the exact guest experience we endeavor to deliver, and your comments have been passed onto our staff. Room 5 here at Garnish is a luxury family room, offering ample space and the treat of a Jacuzzi bath; we are glad you liked it....

Surbiton, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2013

We were greeted with afternoon tea, all homemade. thenn we were helped to our room and it was lovey; the bedroom was set up well and nicely furnished. There was a kitchen, dinning area, living room, private bathroom for each room and a televison in the room as well. The breakfast was lovely and again we had great service and...

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GarnishHouse, Owner at Garnish House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review of Garnish House. It sounds like you were stayinig in Westbourne, our 7-bed townhouse just a minute's walk from Garnish House, which has a number of en-suite rooms decorated to a luxury standard and a living room, kitchen and laundry facilties that can be used by guests if they wish. We're glad you enjoyed...

Maarssen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 March 2013

Very warm welcome with tea and cake. Host was very friendly. Room and beds are very good. Choice of TV channels was a bit thin, but one is not in Cork to watch TV, isn't it? Breakfast is very good with a wide choice of anything; yoghurt, with al sorts of trimmings, cake, toast, brown bread. This breakfast will carry...

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GarnishHouse, Owner at Garnish House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of your recent stay here at Garnish House. We read with delight your kind comments about our breakfast and your compliments have been shared with our kitchen and wait staff. Garnish is happy to offer guests a selection of TV channels in their rooms, including the three Irish channels (RTE...

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 25 March 2013

I would stay here again for the scones alone! I think I ate about 15-20 of them during a two night stay at this charming establishment. The location was great, easy walking distance to the center of Cork, which is really a very charming and fun town. The whole breakfast was fantastic, not just the scones and the whole stay...

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GarnishHouse, Owner at Garnish House, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay here at Garnish House and also our freshly baked homemade scones. We would hate for you to have to wait until a return visit to Garnish to enjoy them again, so if you would the recipe, please e-mail us at garnish@iol.ie and we'd be happy to send it to...

Devon
Reviewed 24 March 2013

A group of 11 of us stayed for the weekend. We were actually in their self contained house further down the western road. This was great all kitted out for self catering. Clean tidy and well appointed. We chose to take the breakfast at the B&B. In 30 years of travelling on business and pleasure I can say this is...

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GarnishHouse, Owner at Garnish House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Garnish House. We read your review with great delight, especially your declaration that in thirty years of travelling, you've never come across a better breakfast. Breakfast at Garnish is a memorable experience indeed and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed it. We give guests the same advice you've shared here:...

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 24 March 2013

Located next to the University College Cork campus this B&B is located within a 15 min walk to city centre. The staff are wonderful and accommodating. The breakfast/greeting room is beautifully done. We stayed 6 nights in an apartment unit. We even had breakfast in the room three times. Our special food needs were nicely cared for. Highly recommended.

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Everyone here at Garnish House is delighted to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. We are especially pleased that our famous breakfast still managed to tempt you even though you were staying in our self-catering accommodation, and more than once! We look forward to welcoming you back to Garnish House some day in the future. Thank you...

Warren, Rhode Island
Reviewed 22 March 2013

Garnish House was recommended by our son's university as a place to stay when visiting your student studying at UCC. Location was perfect for us - easy access to University campus and a short walk to visit our son. We enjoyed the daily walking to city center for evening dinner. Walking to tour landmarks in Cork was also most convenient....

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GarnishHouse, Owner at Garnish House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of Garnish House. We are delighted to hear that enjoyed your time staying here with us and your experience of Cork City, and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warmest regards Johanna Lucey Owner, Garnish House

Brisbane, Queensland
Reviewed 21 March 2013 via mobile

We chose Garnish based on its stellar Tripadvisor reviews. We stayed in a triple room, requesting three single beds if possible. What Garnish provided was a double and two singles which made the already very small room very cramped indeed with almost no floor space at all. This also meant the cupboard door could not be opened without moving a...

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GarnishHouse, Owner at Garnish House, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Garnish House for your most recent stay in Cork. While we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our welcoming afternoon tea and legendary breakfast, we are genuinely sorry to hear you were disappointed with your accommodation. Garnish House is pleased to offer guests a large number of room types, ranging from single rooms to one-bed...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 19 March 2013

I decided to stay at Garnish House based on the excellent TripAdvisor reviews. They were 100% correct. Until now I usually stay at top hotels wherever I go but wanted to experience a good B&B and a lower accommodation expense seeing as this was a 6 day stay. I was greeted as an "old friend" when I arrived and offered...

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GarnishHouse, Owner at Garnish House, responded to this review

Thank you sincerely for not only choosing Garnish House for your recent stay in Cork, but for sharing your thoughts about Garnish here on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and we have taken on board your comments about the water pressure and wi-fi connection, which we will address. I have shared your kind...

London, UK
Reviewed 17 March 2013

It's as the title says. This place has the service and quality of a hotel but with the hospitality and charm of a B&B/Guesthouse. The rooms are clean and tidy, if a little map, but wholly adequate in my mind. The location is right beside the University (literally: the main entrance is across the road!) which also makes it a...

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GarnishHouse, Owner at Garnish House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Garnish House, which we read with delight. We are glad you enjoyed our comfortable accommodation, our convenient location close to UCC and the city centre, and had the opportunity to experience our legendary breakfast menu. We hope to welcome you back to Garnish in the near future. Warmest regards, Johanna Lucey Garnish House

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Enjoy our welcoming tea with home-made scones and cakes upon check-in and our by now famous gourmet breakfast, in Cork City premier guesthouse accommodation...GARNISH HOUSE... AA & RAC rated 4-star luxury guesthouse offering superb B&B accommodation in the heart of Cork. Located on the Western Road, Garnish House's neighbors include the picturesque campus of University College Cork, the tranquil riverside walks of Fitzgerald's Park and the historic Cork Gaol -- with a city's worth of exciting dining, entertaining and shopping options only ten minutes' walk away.The ideal base for exploring Cork City's historic attractions such as the English Market, St. Finbarre's Cathedral and the Shandon area, Garnish also provides easy access to Blarney Castle, fishing and foodie heaven Kinsale and Cobh (pronounced 'cove'), home to the Titanic Experience and famously the last stop of the doomed liner. Guests of Garnish enjoy amenities such as 24-hour reception, ample parking, a wide variety of room types (including self-catering apartments and a 3 to 7-bedroom townhouses), complimentary WiFi & the very best of Irish B&B hospitality, starting with complimentary tea on arrival. ... more   less 

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Address: Garnish House Western Road, Cork, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Mardyke
Price Range: ₹ 5,748 - ₹ 10,140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Garnish House 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Away from the main road if you want the window open at night. No noise with window closed because they are excellent insulators.”
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“I was on the bottom floor nearest the door and heard nothing.”
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