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Fota Island Hotel & Spa

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Indoor pool
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Minibar, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace

Overview of Fota Island Hotel & Spa

Fota Island Hotel & Spa

5 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Fota Island, Fota, Cork

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationFota Wildlife Park4 min drive
  • Popular LocationBarryscourt Castle6 min drive
  • Popular LocationFota House Arboretum and Gardens6 min drive
  • AirportCork (ORK)17 min drive

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About this area

Fota

Fota Island Hotel & Spa is located in Fota. Titanic Experience Cobh and Jameson Experience are cultural highlights, and some of the area's popular attractions include Fota Wildlife Park and Ballymaloe Gardens. Travelling with kids? Consider Titanic Trail, or check out an event or a game at Pairc Ui Rinn. Take the opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as sailing.

What's nearby

  • Fota Wildlife Park - 4 min drive
  • Barryscourt Castle - 6 min drive
  • Fota House Arboretum and Gardens - 6 min drive
  • Cobh Golf Club - 9 min drive
  • Cork Harbour - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Glounthaune Station - 7 min drive
  • Cork Airport (ORK) - 17 min drive

Restaurants

  • Fota Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Amber Lounge — 1 min walk
  • The Island Gate - 7 min drive
  • Mill Wheel Bistro - 9 min drive
  • Pizzeria San Marco - 9 min drive

About this property

Fota Island Hotel & Spa

Family-friendly hotel with full-service spa and golf course
Along with a full-service spa, this smoke-free hotel has a golf course and an indoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and a free area shuttle are also provided. Other amenities include a restaurant, a fitness centre and a bar/lounge. All 131 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Conveniences include fridges and coffee makers, and guests will appreciate thoughtful touches such as espresso makers and bathrobes.
Fota Island Hotel & Spa offers 131 forms of accommodation with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels and pay-per-view films. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and espresso makers. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit with a rainfall showerhead, bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course. An indoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Fota Island Spa has 18 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a mud bath, a sauna, a spa tub, a steam room and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily.

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

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available through room service
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

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Free local area shuttle

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee 7:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 7:30 AM–11:00 AM on weekends: EUR 16.50 for adults and EUR 6.50 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 18 holes of golf
  • Arcade/games room
  • Archery
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Golf driving range
  • Indoor pool
  • Mini golf
  • Pilates classes
  • Playground
  • Private picnics
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Tennis
  • Yoga classes
  • Ziplining

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Golf caddy
  • Golf cart
  • Golf clubhouse
  • Golf clubs
  • Golf lessons with a pro
  • Golf privileges (optional)
  • Golf pro shop
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms 6

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Rooftop terrace

Spa

  • 18 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Mud bath
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room
  • Turkish bath/hammam

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

  • Fireplace in reception
  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shampoo
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Films for purchase
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Espresso maker
  • Minibar
  • Fridge

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - midnight
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express checkout

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

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

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 16.50 for adults and EUR 6.50 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Eurocard, Barclaycard and Preferential Card; cash is not accepted

We should mention

Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

National rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland) assigns an official star rating for accommodation in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 5 stars.

Property is also known as

Fota Hotel
Fota Island
Fota Island Hotel
Hotel Fota
Hotel Fota Island
Fota Island Hotel Spa
Fota Island Hotel & Spa Fota
Fota Island Hotel & Spa Hotel
Fota Island Hotel & Spa Hotel Fota

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Overall score and ratings

4.5

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 422 out of 658 reviews
5 - Excellent 64%
Rating 4 - Good. 142 out of 658 reviews
4 - Good 22%
Rating 3 - Okay. 75 out of 658 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 17 out of 658 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 658 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very quiet rooms, staff was very friendly, great food and onsite parking. Very nice facility!
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The hotel is superb, my daughter thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this hotel. Staff are helpful and service is excellent. I like the location too. Such a pity that the weather was wet, wasn’t able to walk around the area that much. Still I would love to come back here again sometime ☺️
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Couldn't fault the property
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 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
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2021