The Bosun

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Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of The Bosun

The Bosun

3.5 star property
This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
Map
Strand road, Monkstown, County Cork

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationPort of Ringaskiddy9 min drive
  • Popular LocationRaffeen Creek Golf Club12 min drive
  • AirportCork (ORK)21 min drive
  • Popular LocationCobh Museum21 min drive

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About this area

Monkstown

The Bosun is located in Loughbeg. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Cork Harbour and Cork Heritage Park, while Cobh Museum and Cobh Heritage Centre are cultural highlights. Hitchmough's Equestrian Centre and Titanic Trail are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Port of Ringaskiddy - 9 min drive
  • Raffeen Creek Golf Club - 12 min drive
  • Cobh Museum - 21 min drive
  • Queenstown Story - 23 min drive
  • Cobh Heritage Centre - 23 min drive

Getting around

  • Cobh Station - 24 min drive
  • Cork Airport (ORK) - 20 min drive

About this property

The Bosun

3.5-star guesthouse with free breakfast and restaurant
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and dry cleaning are available at this smoke-free guesthouse. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided.
The Bosun offers 15 air-conditioned accommodations, with free toiletries. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas. Televisions come with satellite channels.

Bathrooms include a shower. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch and dinner
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • On-site parking available only on request
  • Free self-parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Free off-site parking within 33 ft

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Restaurants on site

  • Bosun

Conveniences

  • Lift

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service

Outdoors

  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Satellite channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle

More

  • Phone
  • Separate sitting area

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; your host will greet you
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.

Access methods

Host will greet you

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve on-site parking
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

National rating

This property does not have a Ireland Tourist Board rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

The Bosun Monkstown
The Bosun Guesthouse
The Bosun Guesthouse Monkstown

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Overall score and ratings

4.5

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 11 out of 14 reviews
5 - Excellent 79%
Rating 4 - Good. 1 out of 14 reviews
4 - Good 7%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 14 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 14 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 14 reviews
1 - Terrible 7%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

5.0/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

3.9/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Fantastic hotel. Highly recommended
The accommodation at the Bosun is fantastic. We stayed for 4 nights visiting family who live just up the road. Everything about the place is lovely. The view across the river to Cobh is stunning. The room was lovely. It had everything we needed. The shower was amazing! We had breakfast each day. The “full Irish” was incredible. The nicest breakfast I’ve ever had. Special shout out to Nicky and the girls who couldn’t do enough for us. There is free parking in the Bosuns own car park across the road. We could see our car from our room. The food in the pub for lunch or dinner is gorgeous. If you like sea food you’re in for a treat. I had the mussels which were beautifully baked with a garlic crust one night. Delish! Monkstown is a lovely little town and a great place to base yourself whilst exploring Cork. We had a trip out to Kinsale, a 30 minute drive, which is well worth a visit. We will definitely return to the Bosun. Can’t recommend highly enough
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The Bosun
Excellent friendly service with a smile.Clean and tidy. Good onsite restaurant and bar. Happy to recommend.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
July 21
Excellent service, lovely people, clean room and a fantastic breakfast
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The service was excellent and Don was very accommodating. Lovely room with harbor view. Food was fantastic. Loved hearing about the history of the place. The Bosun was one of the best places we have stayed in Ireland.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
I recommend this hotel! :)
Beautiful view of the sea and the port.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

1/5 Terrible

Business traveller
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
It does not have
Stayed 11 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Highly recommended place to stay
A beautiful place to stay. Professional service in a fantastic setting. Warm and friendly staff, clean and comfortable rooms and the food was excellent
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great stay at The Bosun
I was happy to find a place near where I needed to be for work. Covid makes this a bit difficult. From the very beginning Don made every effort to make me feel welcome. Everything was explained thoroughly with promises to fix the Wi-Fi, which was not their issue, as quickly as possible and it was. Even though the attached pub and restaurant was closed, they gave me 4-5 options for each night for dinner. I was the only guest/diner most nights and the food was excellent. Breakfasts went from cereal, to full Irish, and anything in-between. Nick had no issue with special requests and was eager to please. Come hungry!! The rooms were clean comfortable and had daily service. Overall a great experience.
Stayed 6 nights in Jan 2021