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Gougane Barra Hotel

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Gougane Barra Ballingeary, Gougane Barra, Ballingeary Cork Ireland See on map
Public Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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Gougane Barra Hotel is situated in a uniquely magical unspoilt lakeside location in the mountains of West Cork, in the South West of Ireland. Our 25 bedroom family run, seasonal hotel is renowned for its genuine More old-fashioned hospitality, has a reputation for really good food, has a cosy friendly bar and sitting rooms overlooking St. Finbarr’s oratory. We have bikes and rowing boats and are just 1 kilometre from the National Forest Park. It’s waiting… Less
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Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$121 - US$136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Gougane Barra
Gougane Barra Macroom
Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Ballingeary > Gougane Barra
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Gougane Barra Ballingeary, Gougane Barra, Ballingeary Cork Ireland
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Getting there
Kerry County Airport27 km
Cork Airport57 km
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Traveller (287)
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a stunning location on the lake with St Finbarrs Oratory, a magical experience especially in the autumn colours. So peaceful, the wonderful national forest a few meters away. The hotel has to be one of the most friendliest places we have ever been....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Wonderful setting on a quiet lake. Camille at the front desk went out of her way to make sure we had a great room with a lake view. She was not only very competent but very friendly and helpful. A real asset to this hotel....More

Thank jpcpab8
Reviewed 1 week ago

There's nothing bad to say about a place which is in a place of its own, A tranquil, peaceful and friendly place. I highly recommend coming here and seeing for yourself. Its picturesque. Staff are so friendly, rooms are so clean. Parking is great. Top...More

Thank Stern_Review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I just spent four nights at Neal and Katy’s charming hotel and couldn’t be more pleased. Our room had a spectacular view of the lake and mountains, was steps away from a beautiful forest, and was spotless. All the staff were courteous...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fabulous meal here in a truly magical setting. Food is locally sourced and is presented with care and imagination. Really enjoyed the varied menu. Staff are wonderful and provide excellent service.

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9 May 2017|
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Response from GouganeBarraHotel | Property representative |
Dear Joan, Our hotel has one accessible room located on the ground floor; it is a double room and is fully equipped to accommodate anyone in a wheel chair / with mobility issues (roll in shower, grab rails in the bathroom... More
19 June 2016|
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Response from chriseire | Reviewed this property |
Yes was at a wedding there in September. 48 guests capacity and food and service was excellent! On wedding day/night the hotel is only for wedding guests.
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"Ask for a Lake view"
10 Sep 2018
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"I believe all rooms have a good view, but I suspect all could do with a bit of updating."
1 Sep 2018
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