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“Great Hotel” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa

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Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa
Ranked #2 of 8 Hotels in Clonakilty
Certificate of Excellence
Thurles, Ireland
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2 reviews
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“Great Hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2014

We spent a rainy 3 days at this hotel and were really glad we choose this as we had plenty to do in the rain. The pool and spa are excellent and really clean easily spent a few hours relaxing here. The breakfast is magnificent with a choice of Buffet and ordered from menu food. We never ate in the restaurant as we found the food menu in the bar really good. Rooms are spacious with Balcony looking out at the sea. Would love to come back again minus the rain to really enjoy the ocean front.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Inchydoney, Owner at Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa, responded to this review, 11 July 2014
Dear Aine F

Thank you for sharing your lovely comments, we are delighted. So sorry the weather wasn't great, however I think the hotel is a great spot to watch the waves crash and rain fall... especially from the Lounge.

I hope you will return to Inchydoney again soon and fingers crossed for some dry weather so you can enjoy the beach and the headland next time.

Kind regards
Des O'Dowd
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
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Cork, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2014

We will definitely return to this beautiful hotel in magical surroundings, with the beach on the doorstep. The staff were exceptionally friendly and accommodating. We were made to feel very welcome and the wedding was perfect, sunny weather and the blessing in the amphitheater on the headland. The food was simply delicious.

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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank deirdrem9665
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Inchydoney, Owner at Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa, responded to this review, 11 July 2014
Dear deirdrem9665

Thank you for your review, I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay and the wedding at Inchydoney. With regards to your room, all our deluxe rooms have either a balcony / terrace. As you were on the ground floor, it was a terrace you would have had. We also have Superior Rooms located on the 3rd / 4th Floor, which might suit your requirements better next time.

We do hope to welcome you back to Inchydoney again very soon.

Kind regards

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2014

This was a class A location! Every part of the location was delightful. The view is amazing , the room very comfortable and the service truly dedicated to making the customer happy. We had wonderful food at the restaurant, a warm welcome by staff and we will definitely return again. A great, great visit. Highly recommend with no hesitation.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Inchydoney, Owner at Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa, responded to this review, 11 July 2014
Dear Connie C

Thank you for your lovely comments, I am very happy to read such lovely feedback. I have passed your review to the rest of the team - thank you for sharing it.

We look forward to hopefully welcoming you to Inchydoney again in the future.

Kind regards

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

My family & I have returned to Inchydoney on 17 occasions, we have stayed in the Hotel & the Apartments.
Very relaxing and enjoyable experience all round.
The breakfast is excellent & my favourite is the Fish & Chips in the Dunes Bar.
The staff are always polite & professional, and my Grand Kids cant wait to return to the pool & the beach.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Noely58
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Inchydoney, Owner at Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa, responded to this review, 11 July 2014
Dear Noely58

Wow, you really are one of our regular guests. I am delighted to read that you enjoy your stays with us and keep coming back!...

We do hope to see you and your family again very soon.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

The location of hotel is 1st Class, nice clean rooms linen whiter than white views from balcony over looking the beach superb, ideal spot if you enjoy walking. Breakfast is great I enjoyed scrambled egg and smoked salmon ( champagne was an extra) Had friends in for dinner all rated their meals very good.. Must say the staff could not be better, they all worked with a smile, will defiantly return.

Room Tip: "Corner suites are large and sunny" "Higher floors have less A/C unit noise"
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank DELMAR69
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Inchydoney, Owner at Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa, responded to this review, 11 July 2014
Dear DELMAR69

What lovely comments thank you. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and your guests enjoyed their meal with us also. I have passed your comments to the Chef and the rest of the team here... we are all fans of the scrambled egg and smoked salmon!

We hope to see you back in Inchydoney again in the future,

kind regards
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

This is the first time that we had visited Inchydoney Island since 2006. The refurbishments made in recent years have been amazing and it is great to see the fabulous attention to detail. The new balconies on each room provides great views of the beaches and it was great to relax there in the sun. A big feature of the hotel has to be the staff who were very friendly, welcoming and helped make our stay special. After our recent trip to Inchydoney, we are already planning our next trip to return there.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Stephen D
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Inchydoney, Owner at Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa, responded to this review, 11 July 2014
Dear Stephen D

Thank you for your lovely comments. I am delighted to read that you like the refurbishments we have made since your last stay. The balconies on each room are a wonderful addition and our guests really like being able to sit and watch the ocean. We are very proud of the new reception area, so thank you for your lovely comments.

Of course our staff are our biggest asset and we are very happy to read your lovely remarks, I will pass them on to the rest of the team.

We hope it wont be as long again before we see you in Inchydoney again...

Kind regards

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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

I so love this hotel no matter what time of the year we go there. The service never drops even in Low Season. The location alone is worth staying for. The Bar serves wonderful food if you don't fancy eating in their beautiful main restaurant I cannot recommend this hotel highly enough

  • Stayed May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Ann T
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Inchydoney, Owner at Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa, responded to this review, 11 July 2014
Dear Ann T

Thank you for your kind review, its great to hear such nice comments. We love to see our guests anytime of the year and do our best to ensure every stay is a memorable one.

We hope to welcome you back to Inchydoney very soon.

Kind regards

Des O'Dowd
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Property: Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa
Address: Clonakilty, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Clonakilty
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Clonakilty
#2 Romantic Hotel in Clonakilty
#3 Family Hotel in Clonakilty
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 67
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