West Cork Hotel

A family run hotel centrally located in beautiful Skibbereen next to the lovely River Ilen offering old fashioned hospitality and a diverse range of accommodation and budgetary requirements.

This hotel in West Cork was originally opened as a hotel 1902, and was owned and operated by the Murphy family for 104 years until 2006 when it was acquired by another local family, Tim and Marion Looney, who have pledged to continue the Hotel’s tradition of old fashioned hospitality, and value.

The West Cork Hotel has 34 en-suite rooms, which offer a diverse range of accommodation and budgetary requirements. All rooms are luxuriously appointed; the majority of them take full advantage of views over the beautiful River Ilen, which flows past the hotel. All rooms are equipped with tea- and coffee- making facilities as well as cable TV and direct dial telephone. The rooms are spacious, peaceful, and calming, yet, because the hotel is so centrally located its ideally placed to take advantage of all that beautiful Skibbereen (Sciobairin; ‘little boat harbour’) has to offer; award-winning seafood restaurants, lively traditional music pubs, a French chocolatier, bustling farmers' markets.

Over the years the hotel has proven itself to be an excellent choice for places to stay in West Cork.  Visitors from all over the world stay here to get a taste of the real Irish welcome and hospitality. Other guests include couples on romantic getaways and families who want to have fun. In fact anyone wanting a comfortable, friendly, affordable destination which successfully mixes the best of old and new. The hotel is also a popular choice for people looking for wedding venues in West Cork.

For Cork hotels, the West Cork Hotel is situated in the heart of West Cork and is an ideal base for those wishing to explore what is, arguably, Ireland’s most scenic and unspoilt coastline.

Get discounts and updates for Discovering Ireland Vacations

Sign up now for the official Discovering Ireland Vacations Update e-newsletter, designed to keep you up-to-date on what's new and exciting at Discovering Ireland and indeed in Ireland travel itself! You will also be among the first to know about our great special offers, vacation in Ireland deals and trip to Ireland cost!

Sign Up for News and Offers

Start planning your vacation... Enquire Now

 Yes      No

Leave this field empty
JavaScript is required in order fully to use this site. Please enable it now and reload the page.