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Kildare, Ireland
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I spent a night in O'Donovans Hotel, towards the end of August. If you are looking for a modern hotel, this is not the place for you. but if you are looking for a small local hotel, which still has the atmosphere and character of a small Irish town hotel, as it would have been 50yrs or so ago, then... More 

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Caloundra, Australia
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

This is a family owned and operated hotel in the main street of this wonderful little Irish town. Full of character and memorabilia from the local area. The rooms were pleasant but dated and a little tired. The breakfast was a no frills but wholesome affair, and the evening meals were again home style cooking using local products. The highlight... More 

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Thank michael p
Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Clonakilty is a town with much to explore and attract. Unfortunately, my pre-arranged stay was far to short. However I was pleased to have chosen O'Donovan's Hotel, and can recommend it highly despite my short sojourn there. O'Donovan's is ideally situated in the town centre and I was unaware of any traffic noise. Check-in was efficient, rapid and friendly. At... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

Really enjoyed our visit here due to the history and that there was lots to do. The hotel is a busy spot, with food and entertainment in the main bar and Irish nights in the old pub located to the rear down the laneway. Would recommend to overseas visitors looking for Irish music entertainment, which was superb! Staff in hotel... More 

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DenaOD, Owner at O'Donovan's Hotel, responded to this review

thanks for your kind review. I'm delighted that you enjoyed your stay in Clonakilty. There is a lot of history surrounding Clonakilty, Michael Collins, O'Donovan's Hotel, and we like to share it !!!! We are an historic, family run ( 6 generations ) hotel, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to meeting you again soon. Dena O'Donovan. More 

Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed for four days and enjoyed every minute. It's a wonderful hotel with excellent, caring staff, clean and comfortable rooms and a convenient location. I have stayed in lots of hotels over the years and I have to say I was never as well treated as I was by the brilliant Vladimir and his lovely colleagues. There was nothing... More 

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Reviewed 15 August 2016

When I booked this hotel, I was extended the invite of attending their “disco”. I was not particularly interested as I had another function to attend that evening and additionally had a lot of travelling to do the next day. Upon returning to the hotel at approximately 1:30am I was greeted by what I can only describe as a festivity... More 

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DenaOD, Owner at O'Donovan's Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Eva, thanks for taking the time to review your stay. I alerted you to the fact that we are a busy town center hotel with a night club in the middle of Summer season in the emails to allow you the chance to change / cancel your booking should you so wish. The fact that the disco music ran... More 

Bothell, Washington
1 review
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Traveling solo in the off season, the friendly staff made me feel very welcome. The rooms were very comfortable and nicely kitted out with tea kettles and other amenities. The Front Bar was quiet at times, then lively with music and locals. Right in the middle of downtown Clonakilty, easy walk to all the other pubs and restaurants in town.... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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40 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Friendly warm, gracious staff who were really helpful with our genealogical hunt for O'Donovans in Bandon, the staff here would do anything to help you and this reflects the culture of Clonakilty, such a charming, clean and beautiful town.

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13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed for a day spending most of that time just walking around the hotel as my cycling gear was wet from the rain. Perfectly located hotel just walking distance from the busy streets full of pubs, shops and everything you might need. Hotel is a bit old but interior is set that way that you can't really refurbish without loosing... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

Hi Folks, Stayed here on Sunday 10th July, for one night only. The double rooms with breakfast were charged at 100 euro. There is parking to the rear, but on arriving late, we parked on the main high st outside. We were met by a very friendly and interactive receptionist, who was full of the craic. The rooms were very... More 

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  • Restaurant
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about O'Donovan's Hotel

Address: Pearse Street, Clonakilty, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Clonakilty
Price Range: ₹ 5,589 - ₹ 14,372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — O'Donovan's Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Towards the rear might be the quietest”
 of 5 bubbles HughM428, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rear facing rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Evakate1984, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Request a balcony room if available”
 of 5 bubbles timk306, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms over look place where Michael Collins made speaches”
 of 5 bubbles paulterrysireland, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms look down on the charming main street that is busy but not noisy”
 of 5 bubbles FirstResponse, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
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