Skibbereen Hotel Guide - Historic Hotels in Skibbereen, County Cork

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Top Skibbereen Historic Hotels

PK Lodge B&B
4 out of 5
Smorane, Skibbereen, Cork, P81 KX57
9.6/10 Exceptional! (37 reviews)
"Home from home with a lovely personal service. Our host took a interest in us & in our itinerary while in west Cork & made us feel very much at home"

Reviewed on 23 Jun 2019

PK Lodge B&B
Liss Ard Estate
4 out of 5
Castletownshend Road, Skibbereen, Cork
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The price is €230 per night from 29 May to 30 May
per night
29 May - 30 May
9/10 Wonderful! (59 reviews)
"We loved our stay. The property was just beautiful and so relaxing. All of the staff were accommodating and very friendly. Highly suggest!"

Reviewed on 25 May 2023

Liss Ard Estate
The West Cork Hotel
3 out of 5
Ilen Street, Skibbereen, Cork
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €139 per night from 22 Jun to 23 Jun
per night
22 Jun - 23 Jun
8.6/10 Excellent! (260 reviews)
"Best of Irish hospitality"

Reviewed on 24 May 2023

The West Cork Hotel

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Ilenroy House B&B
3 out of 5
10 North Street, Skibbereen, County Cork, P81 DH60
The price is €105 per night from 29 May to 30 May
per night
29 May - 30 May
8.6/10 Excellent! (54 reviews)
"Spotlessly clean, great location, tasty breakfast and friendly hosts"

Reviewed on 15 Oct 2022

Ilenroy House B&B
Killeena Self Catering Apartments
3 out of 5
Creagh, Skibbereen, Cork
8/10 Very Good! (4 reviews)
"They made us feel so welcome."

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2016

Killeena Self Catering Apartments
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Frequently asked questions

What should a history buff expect from a stay in Skibbereen?
A visit to the sights with historical relevance in Skibbereen is probably first on your sightseeing itinerary. While you’re here, why not check out the riverfront and bars? You can also relish a trip to the restaurants during your stay.
Where's the best place to stay in Skibbereen that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Ilenroy House B&B is a top 3-star B&B on Expedia for those interested in history and it features free parking. Baltimore Beacon is a short 15-minute drive away. Other choices to soak up the local history include Liss Ard Estate and The West Cork Hotel.
How many historical hotels will I find in Skibbereen?
In Skibbereen, there are 23 hotels and other accommodation options bookable on Expedia though not many historic hotels to choose from.
What are the most important historical sites and other places in Skibbereen?
Skibbereen is notable for landmarks like St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Natural beauty is on display at Lough Hyne, Warren Beach and Garnish Island. A couple of additional sights to add to your itinerary are Skibbereen and West Carbery Golf Club and Inchydoney Island Beach.
What is a historic hotel like in Skibbereen?
When you book a historic hotel, you’ll stay in a building that has an officially recognised national historic designation. A castle, stately home, palace or even a pub, lodge, old police station or skyscraper can be identified as a historic hotel as long as it’s a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are typically preserved in the public spaces and guestrooms of such hotels in Skibbereen, giving a real sense of character.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is more common in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S. overall though the terms are similar. The building and architecture of historic hotels are generally what’s most important. For a heritage hotel, mainly, it’s cultural value along with how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Skibbereen have modern facilities?
Hotels include modern conveniences and safety features you’ve come to expect, but every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions. WiFi, heating and air conditioning, updated bathroom facilities, and the usual amenities found in any hotel will also be available in a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you choose a historic hotel in Skibbereen, you won’t find a place that’s uncomfortable or rundown.

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