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The Montenotte Hotel

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have just returned from a couple of nights at the Montenotte, what a wonderful break. The hotel staff are welcoming and very friendly. Nothing is too much trouble. The hotel has great views and I would recommend if you are staying in Cork. We ate in the restaurant on one night and had a very enjoyable meal. We will... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is just Fabulous. Great food. Great service. Great Location. Perfect for Shopping in the City. The Cinema in there is so cool. They play a different classic movie every night and the whole place has a very modern feel. I think its recently been fully refurbished. The panoramic view from the bar area is quite impressive too. You... More 

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Thank Bigbasstone
Tara T, Manager at The Montenotte Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bigbasstone, Thank you for your very kind review of The Montenotte Hotel. I am glad to see you had the opportunity to view our cinema, it is proving to be a very popular attraction among our guests. It would be a pleasure to welcome you back to the hotel again shortly. Kind regards, Tara Thornton Duty Manager More 

Dublin, Ireland
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place was lovely. Great staff and lovely surrounding. We had a great time. The food was very pleasant and they even have a pianist playing in the bar in the evening. I believe the pianist name was Brenda. She was incredible played and sang lovely sing along tunes but at no time was she invasive or too loud. Great... More 

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Tara T, Manager at The Montenotte Hotel, responded to this review

Dear itsmeocs, Thank you for your recent review of The Montenotte Hotel. I am delighted to hear you found our pianist to your liking, Indeed it is proving to be very popular among our guests. I have passed on your compliments about your food to our Head Chef who was delighted to receive the feedback. It would be a pleasure... More 

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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit to this hotel. Plenty of parking, staff friendly and check in seamless. Ate in the hotel and found the food excellent and well priced for this hotel. I'd recommend the chowder. Breakfast was ok, the usual fair on offer but nothing you wouldn't expect from any hotel. Room was very comfortable, good quality, nice flat screen to, work... More 

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Tara T, Manager at The Montenotte Hotel, responded to this review

Dear GeorgeF, Thank you for your recent review of The Montenotte Hotel. While I am glad to see you enjoy your overall stay with us each time I am slightly disappointed to hear your find our breakfast to 'the usual' standard as we have taken pride in offering our guests a complete breakfast list from smoothies of the day to... More 

Dublin, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had to cancel my reservation due to unforeseen circumstances and was mistakenly charged for the cancellation by the third party service I booked through. When I explained what had happened to the staff at the hotel they were extremely nice and helpful and refunded me the money immediately. Although I cannot comment on the hotel I can say that... More 

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Thank LER1234
Tara T, Manager at The Montenotte Hotel, responded to this review

Dear LER1234, Thank you for taking the time to review The Montenotte Hotel. Whilst it was unfortunate that you could not experience our newly refurbished hotel I would like to thank you for your feedback regarding our reservations team. I am glad to hear they were able to resolve the situation with your booking. They are an incredibly hard working... More 

Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

I plan to treat my tastebuds on many an occasion at The Montenotte. I returned home yesterday from a trip to Dublin and instead of cooking, I decided that my family should eat at the local hotel. I had been hearing wonderful reports locally about the new dining experience. I hadn't visited the renamed and refurbished hotel and was hugely... More 

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Tara T, Manager at The Montenotte Hotel, responded to this review

Dear tlacartist, I would firstly like to thank you for your wonderful 5* review you have given us on your recent visit to The Montenotte Hotel. It was an absolute pleasure for all of us reading through your review today. It is great to see that local people are enjoying our new surroundings. Needless to say our Head Chef was... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here recently for two nights and would highly recommend. The hotel is beautifully decorated and has a warm and welcoming ambience. The staff are friendly, helpful and welcoming. The bedrooms are tastefully decorated and beds are comfortable. The floor staff are efficient and helpful. The bar and restaurant food is amazing with great choice. It is well cooked and... More 

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Tara T, Duty Manager at The Montenotte Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kerry W, I would like to thank you for your wonderful 5* review of The Montenotte Hotel. It was a pleasure reading your review. I have passed on your comments to our Head Chef who was only delighted to hear of the great feedback from breakfast. It would be a pleasure to welcome you back in the near future.... More 

Fareham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Still a great hotel, the upgrade really looks good but prices have gone up (even in euro's). Still the same old, cold breakfast. Lots of fancy stuff but missing the basics like decent (freshly cooked) sausage, bacon or eggs.

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Thank William_Russell_101
Tara T, Duty Manager at The Montenotte Hotel, responded to this review

Dear William_Russell_101, Thank you for your recent review of The Montenotte Hotel. While I am pleased you enjoyed your overall stay, I was disappointed to see you felt our breakfast was not up to standard, As we are normally highly praised for having such a variety on our buffet. Along with our buffet breakfast we also have an additional A... More 

Mildenhall, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall a charming hotel and very helpful staff. If you have kids younger than 16, please be aware that the swimming pool's opening hours are different than an adult. Also you have to buy or rent a swimming cap. The hotel is on a hill, the walk downtown isnt too bad, but the second night we took a taxi. We... More 

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Tara T, Manager at The Montenotte Hotel, responded to this review

Dear eurobabe78, Thank you for your recent 5* review of The Montenotte Hotel. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I have mentioned your comments to our Head Chef about your dining experience & he was thrilled to receive the feedback. It would be a delight to welcome you back to the hotel again. Kind regards, Tara Thornton... More 

Europe
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31 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately I only got to stay for one night. Best hotel I have stayed in Cork this year Staff and service are excellent Bar food was very good Breakfast was top class Would recommend Only issue I had was the broadband could have been better But overall no complaints will be back

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Tara T, Manager at The Montenotte Hotel, responded to this review

Dear tweenas, I would like to personally thank you for your review of The Montenotte Hotel. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your kind comments about our staff as they truly are the best asset we have here. We are currently in the process of upgrading our WiFi throughout the entire hotel... More 

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of Cork city's most popular hotels, The Montenotte Hotel commands a superb elevated location overlooking the city centre. Close to central business districts, shopping and theatres the hotel is ideal for business and leisure visitors to the city. The hotel also has a new state of the art Leisure Club with 20m pool, Precor equipped gym, jacuzzi, sauna and steamroom. WiFi service is also provided. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Montenotte Hotel

Address: Middle Glanmire Rd, Cork, Ireland (Formerly BEST WESTERN Montenotte Hotel)
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Montenotte
Price Range: £62 - £226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Montenotte Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 108
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#7 Business Hotel in Cork
#9 Family Hotel in Cork
#10 Romantic Hotel in Cork
#11 Luxury Hotel in Cork
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“Best to have a car to travel to town”
 of 5 bubbles itsmeocs, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I've not have a noisy room yet but some have a view and some don't. Ask at checkin if you need a view.”
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“Ask for a room with a view”
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“Choose rooms overlooking the city, though view is restricted, rather than those which overlook the carpark.”
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