Seaview House

    Family antiques and fresh flowers create a homely feel of old-world elegance at Kathleen O’Sullivan’s traditional hotel overlooking Bantry Bay. More

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    Seaview House
    Ballylickey
    Co. Cork
    Ireland
    00 353 27 50073
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    Hotel information

    Bedrooms

    25. 2, on ground floor, suitable for disabled.

    Open

    15 Mar–15 Nov.

    Facilities

    bar, library, 2 lounges, restaurant/conservatory, free Wi-Fi in public rooms, some bedrooms, in-room TV (Ericom), wedding facilities, 4-acre grounds, riding, golf nearby.

    Background music

    none.

    Children

    all ages welcomed, special menus and babysitting available.

    Dogs

    not allowed in public rooms.

    Credit cards

    MasterCard, Visa.

    Prices

    [2016] per person B&B €70–€95, D,B&B €100–€110. Set dinner €35–€45.

    Other information

    Good Hotel Guide Review

    Family antiques and fresh flowers create a homely feel of old-world elegance at Kathleen O’Sullivan’s traditional hotel overlooking Bantry Bay. The ‘vast collection’ of ornaments and objets d’art in the spacious public rooms may strike some as old-fashioned, but a ‘warm welcome’ never goes out of style – admirers praise the restful surroundings and ‘admirably efficient’ staff. While away an afternoon with a book from the cosy library; take tea in the garden on a fine day; when cool evenings draw in, gather with fellow guests (and a glass of vintage port) by the roaring fire in the lounge. Individually decorated with antiques and fine art, bedrooms vary in size; a suite with a sofa bed can accommodate a family. Choose one with ‘distant’ views over the sea. Come dinnertime, settle into the restaurant overlooking the garden. Here, the daily-changing menus of ‘decent’ home cooking might include local specialities like Bantry Bay crab or West Cork lamb. An excellent base to explore the Beara peninsula; the Wild Atlantic Way is easily accessible. More reports, please.

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    Seaview House
    Ballylickey
    Co. Cork

    Guest comments

    'Excellent in every sense. Room, cleanliness, staff and food all of an exceptionally high standard. Ten out of ten. ' - Peter and Penny Bull - September, 2011

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