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The Heron's Cove

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Herons Cove in mid April.We had lovely weather on Saturday and checked in early to Herons Cove no bother. We had a small room but we knew that as it was last room available. The room was actually very good,we had twin beds and nice bathroom.We had a table for our evening meal and it turned out...

Thank maria2cork
Keene, New Hampshire
Reviewed 12 February 2017

My sister and I traveled to Goleen in Nov. 2016 as it was the birthplace of our grandmother. We loved our stay! A wonderful room with a balcony where we saw herons, a fantastic welcome, a splendid breakfast overlooking the cove with anything we could have wanted. Plus, the hostess assisted us in meeting our great aunt which was the...

2Thank kodonnell2017
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Just returned from 3 ninghts at The Heron's Cove. When writing a review there is seldom much more to say than the hotel was clean, food was fine and staff were lovely and helpful. Well all the above applies, so that is out of the way. It a very lovely, peaceful spot. The food was of very high quality and...

2Thank SouthWalesGrumpy
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We spend two nights at the Heron's Cove. Very nice, light, big room. Wonderful view. We liked the breakfast. The full Irish was very nice . We also had dinner. Very nice meals...I adored the lime pie dessert....mmmm Everybody , has been very nice....you can't be disappointed going here. A great place to visit the Mizen penisuala...

1Thank Ellen B
Castle Cary, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I have not posted reviews for a while, seemingly limited recently to business trips in functional but bland hotels. I have been drawn back by the need to commend this fantastic small hotel/B&B. My wife and I spent three happy nights here, in a triple room with wonderful views of the small inlet at Goleen. The scene is ever changing...

1Thank Patrick101215
Reviewed 24 October 2016

From the moment we got into going I felt comfortable and welcome . The room was quaint but comfortable . The staff was wonderful and kind . Everyone in Goleen made you feel like you were longtime friend . The view from the room was beautiful .

Thank Casey G
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here and booked an evening stay. Food and location were both stunning. Couldn't have better. The staff were all friendly and helpful. Our bedroom was spacious and had a lovely balcony looking out onto the cove. It felt like you were on the Mediterranean. The room was very warm but think it was time of year and...

2Thank Rachel-Kirkpatrick
Westlake Village, California
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This was our sixth night out of 8 on our Irish vacation from California and so far it was our most enjoyable location. The room was by far the largest we had and the shower was also the largest. We had room 2 and it had a large private balcony which we enjoyed sitting on whilst drinking a bottle of...

2Thank winefellowguy
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Once again I dined at herons cove for the umpteenth time this year. Never fails to let us down and the wines are the best restaurant prices in Ireland. The restaurant is eclectically and quirkily decorated. Kind of old fashioned in a way but plenty to look at and great views especially when sea is in. One little complaint is...

Thank monapower
Dublin, California
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This place was absolutely fantastic, staff, food, location, rooms. I would highly recommend this accomadation and I cannot wait to go back again. We had one of the smaller rooms but it was still really lovely, there was even a little teapot which I loved.

Thank jwalker49

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Heron's Cove B&B and Restaurant, Goleen, West Cork has been presented with the AA Hospitality Award Guest Accommodation of the Year 2012-13 for Ireland, AA1 Rosette for culinary excellence and AA Breakfast Award. Near Mizen Head, Ireland's most southwesterly point. 5 cosy comfortable en-suite bedrooms (4 sea view, 4 shower, 1 shower/bath) with DD TV, Tea/Coffee tray, Mini HiFi & Electric Blanket. Failte Ireland 4 stars, B&B Ireland, AA ****. Seaside Restaurant serving best local produce. Friendly local staff. Member: RAI, BIM Seafood Circle, Eurotoques, Slow Food. Recommended: AA, Lonely Planet, Lets Go, Frommers, Fodors, Alastair Sawday's, Georgina Campbell. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Heron's Cove

Address: The Harbour | Goleen, West Cork, Goleen, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Goleen
Price Range: ₹ 4,907 - ₹ 5,608 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Heron's Cove 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Floors are only on second floor but have balconies.”
  • the cove at low tide
kodonnell2017, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms appear to have a balcony with a view of the cove.”
SouthWalesGrumpy, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I think most of the rooms have views of the inlet but best to check when booking”
Patrick101215, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room #2 was fabulous with the most private balcony.”
winefellowguy, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The room we had was lovely, looking out on the water and wild birds. I am sure they would be all of equal quality.”
888eileenm, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
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