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The Waterfront Penthouse,Cobh

93 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
A stunning three-bedroom penthouse apartment with breathtaking views across Cork harbour that has been awarded a Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence. This fabulous apartment,reached by elevator, features a contemporary design, large South-facing roof terrace, two ultra-sleek bathrooms and a kitchen fitted out with granite worktops and modern appliances. Dine in style on a hand-crafted captain's table with a bird's-eye view of passing harbour traffic including some of the world's largest cruise liners. Sleeping six people in total each bedroom has a comfortable king-size or double bed with luxury 800-thread Egyptian Cotton bed linen and a magnificent harbour view of its own. The apartment comes equipped with free wi-fi, HDTVs featuring Irish,UK and international channels in main living a...A stunning three-bedroom penthouse apartment with breathtaking views across Cork harbour that has been awarded a Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence. This fabulous apartment,reached by elevator, features a contemporary design, large South-facing roof terrace, two ultra-sleek bathrooms and a kitchen fitted out with granite worktops and modern appliances. Dine in style on a hand-crafted captain's table with a bird's-eye view of passing harbour traffic including some of the world's largest cruise liners. Sleeping six people in total each bedroom has a comfortable king-size or double bed with luxury 800-thread Egyptian Cotton bed linen and a magnificent harbour view of its own. The apartment comes equipped with free wi-fi, HDTVs featuring Irish,UK and international channels in main living area and master bedroom,ipad/iphone docking station,washer/dryer,safe and off-street parking. A baby cot/high chair are also available free of charge.Reliable baby-sitters can be arranged. The penthouse is perfectly situated as a base to explore the heritage town of Cobh's historic Titanic connection and other nearby attractions including Blarney Castle, Waterford, West Cork and further afield. Cobh offers a warm welcome to visitors with plenty of traditional bars,restaurants and attractions.More
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About the Owner
Ken A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2013
Interaction with guests
Check-in Time is 4pm and Check-out Time is 10am. Shortly before your arrival we will provide you with a 'phone number to call when you get to Cobh. We recommend you park up near the Railway Station/Heritage Centre We have tea,coffee,milk and sugar in the apartment for your arrival as well as providing all bedding and towels. We know most folk like to be left alone on their holidays so you won't see us at all during your stay but we live very close and you can call us anytime if you need advice or help.
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

Our first time to Cobh and we were delighted with the accommodation. It lived up to the billing with out a doubt. located on the top floor with an expansive porch and spectacular views of the surrounding sea and town. The place was clean, spacious...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Voyage820462
Voyager699198, VR Owner at The Waterfront Penthouse,Cobh, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2018

Hi Eric, Thanks for taking the time to review The Waterfront Penthouse and we're delighted you enjoyed your stay. We never got to meet as we were away on our own holidays but it sounds like you had fun in Cobh - as you correctly...More

Reviewed 11 October 2018

Clean, spacious, awesome decor, beautiful views, easy walk into town with several great restaurants and pubs! This is the place to stay! Go see Danny at Connie Doolan’s for a pint!More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank John M
Voyager699198, VR Owner at The Waterfront Penthouse,Cobh, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Hi John, Thanks for leaving a great review of The Waterfront Penthouse and we're delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Connie Doolan is a couple of minutes walk from the apartment - not many people know that some years ago it was put up...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2018

Just had a fab week in this wee gem. Stunning views from large terrace. Ample room for family of 6. Modern and spotlessly clean. We were warmly welcomed by Ken who was nearby if needed. Brilliant location and lovely Cobh right on the doorstep. Would...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank 3ck3
Management response:Responded 3 September 2018

Hi: Glad you had a great time and enjoyed the spectacular views from the windows overlooking the mouth of Cork Harbour and out into the Irish Sea. And wasn't it great summer weather ! Thanks so much for taking the time to review The Waterfront...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

We found the Waterfront Penthouse a great place to stay. It is clean, spacious and well equipped with a beautiful view over the bay and is a stone's thow from the town centre. The beds were extremely comfortable and all bedrooms were a good size,...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Dave O
Management response:Responded 19 August 2018

Hi David, Thanks for taking the time to review The Waterfront Penthouse and we're glad you enjoyed your stay in Cobh. The views from all the rooms are spectacular and the sun tracks right across the front of the apartment throughout the day. Even in...More

Reviewed 7 June 2018

This is an amazing penthouse with a fabulous view over the ocean and coast the owner ken has a lovely place is absolutely spotless and amazing location he very kindly let me stay to watch the royal wedding which I appreciate very much You will...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank honeymooncouple1
Management response:Responded 8 June 2018

Hi Sharon, Thanks for taking the time to review The Waterfront Penthouse and we're delighted to read you had such a good time on your honeymoon here.We hope to see you again soon.Ken&Mairead.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Safe
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Waterfront
Iron
Microwave
Balcony
Elevator/Lift access
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
House Swap
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About the neighbourhood
There are shops,a supermarket,several banks with ATM,a Post Office,pubs,restaurants and take-away food outlets and an off-licence all within walking distance of the apartment. On the edge of town there are three large supermarkets called Supervalu,Aldi and Lidl all of which have in-house bakeries. For lovers of traditional music the Roaring Donkey pub has a famous Wednesday night trad session starting at 10pm and the Rob Roy also has regular music sessions every week.
Getting around
During the Spring-Autumn season large cruise liners frequently sail past the penthouse and dock in Cobh.You can check the schedules on the port of Cork website has a cruise Tourists attractions such as Kissing the Blarney Stone,Kinsale and Waterford are all within easy driving distance. There are beaches within about a 30 minute drive but be warned,the water is ccccccold all year round ! Cobh also has an indoor swimming pool,leisure centre and gym open to the public.
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