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“Truely wonderful cottage!”
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Kilcoe Cottage
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28 reviews
Kilcoe Cottage
The hot tub in winter
Living Room
Large open plan kitchen with breakfast bar
Conservatory/sun room area
Dining area seats eight
Master bedroom, superking bed, ensuite
Master bath with claw foot tub
Fresh flowers on arrival
Twelve Arch Bridge Ballydehob
Three Castle Head, Mizen Peninsula
Sailing at Kilcoe Castle
The Family. Photo by Bryan Meade Sunday Times
A quiet place to read a book
Welcome to Kilcoe Cottage
Living area from the back door.
Aerial view!
Our own house.
Upstairs bedroom  with ensuite
kilcoe castle
Kilcoe's Billy Goat gruff
sailing at the local cove
Summer pudding from our flexi-extras section
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Farmhouse -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Ballydehob, County Cork

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thechanne...
Essex
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Truely wonderful cottage!”
Reviewed 17 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013

Utterly amazing place to stay....great hosts and a lovely curry awaiting us on arrival... the food was gorgeous! The cottage was lovely and comfortable with every item you could possible need to make your stay perfect whether that is when cooking or washing clothes etc. The bathrooms were amazing and beds lovely and comfortable too. The garden was private and the use of the hot tub in the cottage garden was great.... my daughter loved it! location was perfect too. Sharon and Mark are great hosts and totally leave you to your own devices but are there if need info or help. Rally was a truely wonderful 10 days and will stay with us forever!

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Liked best: My daughter says the dogs, hot tub and showers! I loved the private garden.
Liked least: My daughter says leaving!
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
18 Sep 2013
Thank you so much for your wonderful comments. It was an absolute pleasure meeting you and swapping sea-going tales. Mark, Sharon and the gang.
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dd101
Dublin
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Wonderful house and holiday”
Reviewed 21 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

We recently stayed in Kilcoe Cottage for a week with our 3 children and had a fantastic time. The house itself is stunning - a real home from home with every amenity you could wish for. It is beautifully furnished and designed and is a really welcoming and comfortable place to spend time. The gardens around the cottage are lovely with lots of places to sit and relax. Sharon and Mark are very welcoming hosts - always there to answer a question or make some suggestions on things to do but never intrusive or in the way.

As has been said in many other reviews Sharon is a really great cook and we arrived to find a beautiful Thai curry simmering on the hob for dinner as well as a chilled bottle of wine in the fridge and a home cooked cake - it was a really nice way to arrive!

This was our first visit to West Cork and we thought Balledehob was a perfect location. It's far enough west that places like Crookhaven or Bantry or Mizen Head are only a 30 minute drive away and if you want to head east to Glandore, Union Hall, Baltimore or Castletownsend again it's no more than 30 minutes to any of those places. Schull is about a 10 minute drive away. The village itself is very nice and there are some great pubs and restaurants to visit. Rosie's pub is great for a pint and Antonios restaurant had a great crab pasta.

All in all we had a great time, between hanging out and enjoying the house, lots of swims, a bit of walking and plenty of eating, drinking and sleeping it was a pretty perfect week. If you get the chance you should go - its a very special place and we'd love to go back.

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Management Response
22 Aug 2013
Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It was our pleasure to have you to stay. Ballydehob really is the cross roads to West Cork and we feel very lucky to live here. We would be delighted to welcome you to Kilcoe Cottage in the future. Best Regards, Sharon and Mark.
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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 22 January 2013 for a stay in December 2012

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Liked best: The comfort and kitchen
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
1 Mar 2013
Thank you so much for your lovely review and recommendation. Delighted you enjoyed the cottage and the cooking. Kind Regards, Sharon.
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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 21 January 2013 for a stay in October 2012

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Liked best: Everything
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
1 Mar 2013
Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am fully looking forward to your next stay also. Thoroughly enjoyed having you here. Warm Regards, Sharon.
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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 21 January 2013 for a stay in January 2013

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
1 Mar 2013
Delighted you enjoyed your stay. Thank you so much for choosing Kilcoe Cottage. Hope you had a great time on your next stop further West. Warm Regards, Sharon.
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