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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 24 July 2012

We spent 2 nights in Garnish House and we had great time. PLUS: - welcome tea/coffee together with cakes and scones - breakfast ... I can't imagine someone could ask for more: Irish breakfast, omelettes, pancakes ... - hospitality and services: free wi-fi, laundry facilities, parking. The staff is very kind to give all the info everyone can possible need....

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London, Canada
Reviewed 24 July 2012

Absolutely charming! Great and accommodating staff.........outstanding breakfast and great location for roaming the city. Not far from the airport and in the center of town. We loved our host and I would recommend a stay here without hesitation.

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Elmhurst, Illinois
Reviewed 21 July 2012

My husband, daught and I found the Garnish House delightful and a great place to stay. Within a day, we booked one more night. It was located near to everything, including a conference I was attending at University College Cork. The rooms were well appointed and spacious (we had too many suitcases, but they fit and we were able to...

Thank Docphyl
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2012

Spent three nights at Garnish House in Cork on a short break. Everything here really was perfect - the reviews do not exaggerate the wonderful hospitality, friendliness, and welcome at this lovely B & B. From the wonderful tea, cakes and scones, that met us on our arrival to the offer to store our bags on our final day AND...

1Thank ruth b
Newport, Rhode Island
Reviewed 18 July 2012

Spent one night at the Garnish House in Cork on a driving vacation of Ireland and was sorry we didn't book for more nights. Everything was really just perfect, we had a nice room with a very comfortable bed, good size, free WiFi that worked everything you would expect from a highly rated establishment. But what really made it special...

2Thank Joan J
Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 13 July 2012

I stay in Garnish house every time I go to cork city. I have been going to this B&B for over twelve years now and have never been let down by the service and the excellent breakfasts. I just love the place!

3Thank Seán S
Reviewed 13 July 2012

We spent three nights in Cork at the Garnish house in June 2012. Joanna was unbeliveably accomodating. She made room for another traveling companion of ours and allowed us to change our reservations. We stayed at the annex about a block from the main B&B which was very clean and quiet. The best part was the free laundry which was...

2Thank wyotravel123
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 11 July 2012

Amazing choice for breakfast, after the full irish we were offered pancakes, which were divine! Great location, across from the university, and only a 10 minute walk into the city centre. Rooms were clean and staff were friendly!

2Thank LGahmberg
San Diego, California
Reviewed 10 July 2012

I highly recommend this B&B. The property is very nice and the room was very spacious. The location was an easy stroll into town. We were met with tea service that was just the thing after a day on the road. The staff was so friendly and very helpful with directions and suggestions. The morning breakfast was large and tasty....

1Thank Monaiv
New Jersey
Reviewed 7 July 2012

Joanna and staff were superb once again. The welcome alone warrants rave reviews but once you experience the made-to-order breakfast, you are sold. The location is convenient right across the street from UCC and a short 10 minute walk to town. Joanna put up all 26 of our family and they all were so very pleased with teh accommodations. I...

2Thank Havasupai

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Garnish House

Address: Garnish House Western Road, Cork, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Mardyke
Price Range: ₹ 5,445 - ₹ 9,789 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Garnish House 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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