West Cork Hotel


The West Cork Hotel, Skibbereen offers the discerning visitor the best of both worlds:

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The tranquillity of rural, riverside accommodation and the laid-back charm of one of the region’s most colourful market-towns. The Hotel offers 34 en-suite rooms which can satisfy a diverse range of accommodation and budgetary requirements.

The West Cork Hotel is located in the heart of Skibbereen (Sciobairin; "little boat harbour") Town Centre, it is ideally based for touring all the many tourist attractions West Cork has to offer- Baltimore & the Islands, whale watching from Baltimore Harbour, Schull, Mizen Head, Glandore, Union Hall, Lough Hyne, Sheep’s Head, The Beara Peninsula. The National Geographic Adventure magazine dubbed West Cork as the New Zealand of Europe.

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West Cork Accommodation with a difference...

Daydream, contemplate, have fun, fall in love and soak up the experience.... it will be a pleasure at the premier hotel in West Cork.

Riverside views, lots of space but above all peace and quiet is the order of the day in each of the 34 bedrooms at the West Cork Hotel. Leave your stresses behind and enjoy a night of peace in our blissful setting. All our rooms are luxuriously appointed taking full advantage of the stunning views over the beautiful River Ilen.

Our contemporary West Cork accommodation offers a wide range of accommodation types to suit all requirements from our Double, Twin and Triple Rooms to our Larger Family Rooms. As one of the most renowned Skibbereen accommodation providers you will be spoilt for choice.

An exclusive ambience, class, refined good taste and harmonious wellbeing are the elegant standards with which the hotel provides relaxation and a perfect balance of body and mind for a wonderful stay in our Skibbereen accommodation. Our crisp white sheets and snugly duvets allow you to fall asleep effortlessly in our "super cosy" beds.

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Each uniquely furnished room is equipped with the following, ensuring that your stay should be one of complete rest and relaxation:

  • Tea and Coffee making facilities
  • Cable Television
  • Direct Dial Telephone
  • Complimentary secure car parking
  • Hairdryer
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Iron and Ironing Board (on request)
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi Access
  • Guests can avail of 10% discount for selected local shop and activities; and for your added convenience our delicious Breakfast is served in our Kennedy Restaurant in Skibbereen until 12 noon daily


The West Cork Hotel also offers convenient accommodation for your all-important pet. We have kennels available for dog lovers so there's no reason why Fido can't enjoy a break away also - Everyone will be happy at the beautiful West Cork Hotel.

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Kennedy Restaurant in Skibbereen

At the West Cork Hotel, the Kennedy Restaurant focuses on locally-caught seafood, locally-sourced, seasonal game and on the finest of local herbs and organic vegetables. The West Cork Hotel is renowned for its “Breakfast served until 12 noon” - this is popular among leisure and corporate guests alike, with an extensive menu including the traditional full Irish Breakfast along with French Toast, Eggs Benedict and much more served until 12 noon daily.

Carvery Lunch is served daily in Kennedy’s Restaurant with a great selection of dishes to choose from.  The most popular is our Sunday Carvery with our Famous Dessert Buffet, with mouth- watering gateaux, pastries and desserts to choose from – you won’t leave disappointed!

Extensive Bar Menu served from 12.30 - 9.00 PM Daily.

In the evening, Kennedy’s Restaurant menu gives a great choice of local, seasonal produce put together beautifully to give the perfect dining experience.  We also offer an early bird menu until 8pm. A newly revamped wine list has added to the Restaurant’s popularity: It is now advisable, especially at weekends, to make a reservation.

We look forward to welcoming you to our hotel in West Cork. After you have been wined and dined, the Ilen Bar complete with the Snug offers the very best for pubs in Skibbereen.

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All great hotels have character as well as individual personalities and The West Cork Hotel Skibbereen is undoubtedly no exception...

Telephone: +353 (0)28 21277

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