The Best Hotels in Cobh


The best 3 star hotels in Cobh

WatersEdge Hotel

Bella Vista Hotel & Self Catering Suites

WatersEdge Hotel is elegantly situated in the picturesque town of Cobh, a stone's throw away from the Cobh Train Station. This splendid establishment offers its guests spacious and well-appointed rooms, some boasting stunning waterside views. Guests can benefit from amenities such as free parking and Wi-Fi access. The bistro-style Jacob’s Ladder restaurant is known for its modern culinary delights crafted from fresh local ingredients. Guests can also unwind at Jacob’s Bar, which not only provides an extensive range of beverages but also features a balcony that overlooks the mesmerizing Cork Harbour.

Historical enthusiasts will find the hotel's proximity to The Cobh Heritage Centre, which chronicles the last port of call for the Titanic, an added advantage. Just a short stroll away is the Cathedral of St Colman. Most reviewers applaud the hotel for its strategic location, friendly staff, and comfortable rooms. The breathtaking views of the harbour from the rooms seem to be a highlight for many. Though the meals, especially breakfast, received positive remarks, some found dinner to be lacklustre. A few noted the absence of a lift as a slight inconvenience.

Overlooking the grand expanse of Cork Harbour, the family-owned Bella Vista Hotel & Self Catering Suites stands as a testament to Victorian elegance in the heart of Cobh. This luxury villa presents its guests with modern rooms equipped with an array of facilities including free Wi-Fi, LCD HDTVs, and tea/coffee-making amenities. The on-site award-winning Continental Restaurant captivates with its ocean vistas and serves a delightful mix of European and Chinese cuisines. For those with a penchant for traditional settings, the Full Rustic Bar offers the classic Guinness among other exquisite beverages, all enjoyed beside warm open fires. Each morning, guests can indulge in a sumptuous breakfast buffet ranging from homemade delicacies to the robust full Irish breakfast.

The Bella Vista's proximity to Cobh's town centre makes it an attractive option for travellers. Besides its splendid views and location, the hotel is also an angler's paradise, catering to fishing groups by organizing boat hire for fishing trips and even providing fishing equipment. The overwhelmingly positive reviews highlight the impeccable service, exceptional food, and cleanliness of the rooms. Many guests also commended the hotel's spacious rooms and their breathtaking views. However, some found the hotel's uphill location a bit challenging, especially when travelling by foot. Overall, the Bella Vista Hotel emerges as a top choice for travellers seeking luxury combined with warmth and hospitality.

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