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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attended our wedding tasting meal in preparation for next June. We have been for afternoon tea on two other occasions. This place is a real hidden gem. So peaceful and tranquil. Helpful easy going staff who will do everything to make you feel at home. And an amazing head chef who turned an ordinary sounding dinner into an amazing treat... More 

Thank Lorraine L
Dublin, Ireland
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

Attended wedding in September. The food was excellent. Left a pair of gents new shoes in room and unfortunately hotel staff not able to locate them. So enjoy your stay but don't forget to pack all belongings. Surprised that this hotel would not have effective system in place to recover items left behind in room.

Thank joanmurphy
Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

This was supposed to be the highlight of our trip but I found the place rather cold and unwelcoming. It lacked the charm I'd hoped for and the formal dining room was a strange combination of formality in very modern decor. There was no hot water for a shower. The gardens were lovely though.

Thank CEBL
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81 reviews
23 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

My rating is more 3.5. This place has so much potential. It could easily be better. The rooms need to be updated. We stayed downstairs in a garden mews room. Like a previous review the bathroom door was very tin, the hot water was only luke warm and we could hear the people upstairs walking around. The evening meal was... More 

Thank Max K
United States
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120 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

I have been wanting to visit the Irish Sky Garden ever since learning of it. It is well worth the trip, and the admission charge of 5 EUR is more than fair. Go to the reception desk at the hotel for the key and instructions. It is kind and fair of the hotel to allow non-hotel visitors (as we were)... More 

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19 reviews
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

My husband and stayed her for our 3rd day in Ireland. The staff were all very nice and pleasant. Everything seems to be very peaceful. We took a walk around the grounds and enjoyed every minute. We ate breakfast at the grounds and it was really good. First time for black and white pudding for me and the waitress when... More 

Thank Joe and Vicki V
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

My husband and I stayed in the garden mews, across the courtyard from the main house. The room was just ok, there was only one chair, the bath, shower and toilet were behind a thin screen which you pulled back. I prefer a separate bathroom. The hot water in the shower was luke warm on the first morning and would... More 

Thank Carol N
Dublin, Ireland
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

My husband and I had a brilliant stay here and it was a wonderful experience especially a visit to the sky garden which has to be seen to be believed, no description could do it full justice. We also very much enjoyed our ramble through the woodlands further enhanced by the warm sunshine. The house itself is magnificent, a real... More 

Thank Loretta E
Cork, Ireland
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

We'd stayed in Liss Ard once before, in 2013, and loved it - good food, relaxed atmosphere and beautiful surroundings. It was expensive but worth it. On this visit, a lot had changed. The causal upstairs bistro was replaced by a basement formal dining room - very old school decor and menu that simply was not good value. Food was... More 

Thank Clare D
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Lissard is truly an exceptional place to visit! Stunning location, magnificent views, Amazing restaurant, fantastic staff! My sister had her wedding there. I could not fault the staff! They were amazing to us all! The lodge is equally as impressive! Stunning views! Would highly recommend!! 5star!

Thank eleanor m

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Tennis Court
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A historic Georgian property returned to its former glory with furnishings offering a comfortable modern twist. 163 acres of woodlands, lake and waterfalls for our guests and visitors to enjoy. Fifty acre Lough Abisdealy available for fishing, swimming and complimentary rowing boat. We buy all possible produce from within 50 km of Liss Ard and grow our own vegetables in our walled garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Liss Ard Estate

Address: Castletownshend Road, Skibbereen, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Skibbereen
Price Range: €162 - €172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Liss Ard Estate 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Sky Garden is only open seasonally so contact the hotel before visiting to ensure it is open.”
 of 5 bubbles jerseyjoy1, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Any room here is perfect, we stayed in a Lake Lodge”
 of 5 bubbles lorettae746, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“To be honest all the rooms look good !”
 of 5 bubbles 1922Brighton, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Go for a walk around the lake”
 of 5 bubbles triperella2014, 3 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Get a room in the main house. Do not go to mews”
 of 5 bubbles annJ1137VS, 18 Aug 2015 | Read review
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