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5-star Fota hotel close to Fota House Arboretum and Gardens

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Indoor pool
Business center
Laundry facilities

Location

This family-friendly Fota hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Fota Wildlife Park and Fota House Arboretum and Gardens. Titanic Experience Cobh and Cork Harbour are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Hotel Features

Along with a full-service spa, this smoke-free hotel has a golf course and a restaurant. Free WiFi in public areas and a free area shuttle are also provided. Other amenities include an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge.

Room Amenities

All 131 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Conveniences include refrigerators and coffee makers, and guests will appreciate thoughtful touches like espresso makers and bathrobes.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Fota Island Hotel & Spa

Fota Island, Fota, Cork

Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at 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.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

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 credit cards; cash is not accepted

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; reservations are required for some onsite facilities. Contactless check-out is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Cashless transactions are available

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Contactless food service / room service is available

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Reservation might be required for some facilities onsite

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Debit cards not accepted

Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is not available

No rollaway/extra beds available

Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service

Gap period enforced between guest stays - 48 hours

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

We should mention

Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel 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.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Hotel Names

  • 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

National Rating

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

Hotel Amenities

Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from October 23 2020 to April 30 2021 (dates subject to change).

Property Features

In addition to a full-service spa, Fota Island Hotel & Spa features a golf course and an indoor pool. The hotel offers a restaurant and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

This 5-star property offers access to a business center. 6 meeting rooms are available. This luxury hotel also offers a children's pool, a fitness center, and a sauna.

Fota Island Hotel & Spa is a smoke-free property.

  • Picnic area
  • Express check-in
  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • Indoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Turkish bath/Hammam
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Express check-out
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Hair salon
  • Concierge services
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Total number of rooms - 131
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Golf course on site
  • Tennis on site
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Golf lessons with a pro
  • Pro shop
  • Clubhouse
  • Golf caddy
  • Private picnics
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Steam room
  • Free WiFi
  • Sauna
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Free area shuttle
  • Proposal/romance packages available
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Banquet hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Wedding services
  • Golf cart
  • Golf clubs (equipment)
  • Optional golf privileges
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Room Amenities

Fota Island Hotel & Spa offers 131 accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels and pay movies. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and espresso makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Refrigerator
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Ceiling fan
  • Espresso maker
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Pay movies
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Slippers
  • Shower/tub combination
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Satellite TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Towels provided
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Highchair
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet paper
  • Guidebooks or recommendations
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Wardrobe or closet

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food & Drink

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge on weekdays between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM and on weekends between 7:30 AM and 11:00 AM.

Fota Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Spike Bar - This bar serves light fare only.

24-hour room service is available.

Spa Services

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.

  • Number of treatment rooms 18
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Mud bath in spa
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Prenatal massage
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Nearby Activities

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 center.

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

  • Pilates classes on site
  • Ziplining on site
  • Playground on site
  • Golf driving range on site
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Golf lessons on site
  • Golfing on site
  • Archery on site
  • Sailing nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

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