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Gougane Barra Hotel

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  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“the owner”(26 reviews)
“dining room”(22 reviews)
“national park”(20 reviews)
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Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
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All reviewsthe ownerdining roomnational parkgreat foodwest corkbeautiful locationoverlooking the lakehidden gemattention to detailday tripmagical placedriftwood tourfamily run hotelvery special placestayed longerhis wifeold world charm
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family went on a two week trip with Wolfhound Adventure Tours and we got to stay here. The family who owns/operates were some of the nicest people we met on our trip. 5 stars. One note to my fellow Americans, if you complain about...More

Thank Walsh46217
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I first got to visit this very special place in 2012. It has always been our goal to return and that is exactly what we did in October 2017. We booked 3 nights of total satisfaction! We were welcomed back by Neil...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Turning with the bend in the road as we approached the Gougane Barra Hotel in west Cork it felt like we were driving into a painting. The rugged mountains, brown autumnal fern, verdant pastures, the hotel itself and St. Finbarr's Oratory are visually breathtaking. Their...More

Thank saddleup2016
Reviewed 2 November 2017

My wife and I stayed for one night here recently, warmly welcomed by Neil and his staff. The room was spotless and warm, with the most beautiful view over the lake. After a drink in the bar downstairs, we ate in the restaurant, where we...More

Thank JLM_cork
Reviewed 19 October 2017

My wife and I stayed here on 18 Oct 17 for the O' Leary/Mullins wedding Room 17. Sadly these boutique hotels are hard to find and major hotel chains with their impersonal service have now become the norm. Not so in this case, all of...More

1  Thank Flynnic
Response from GouganeBarraHotel, Daughter at Gougane Barra HotelResponded 24 October 2017

Dear Flynnic, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I'm glad you and your wife enjoyed the O' Leary/Mullins wedding and your stay with us. The kitchen team will be thrilled to hear your delightful compliments of the food, as...More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
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Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
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US$130 - US$158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$130 - US$158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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JoanGalway
9 May 2017|
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Response from GouganeBarraHotel | Property representative |
Dear Joan, Our hotel has one accessible room located on the ground floor; it is a double room and is fully equipped to accommodate anyone in a wheel chair / with mobility issues (roll in shower, grab rails in the bathroom... More
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cac20142014
19 June 2016|
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Response from chriseire | Reviewed this property |
Yes was at a wedding there in September. 48 guests capacity and food and service was excellent! On wedding day/night the hotel is only for wedding guests.
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"We had a room at the front of the hotel, with a magnificent view. Ask for one of them!"
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"Try to get a room overlooking the lake. Breathtaking views!"
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"Some if not all rooms have lake view , so maybe check when booking"
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"Get the wedding suite if you can!"
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